Lan Kwai Fong Group
Dr. Allan Zeman, GBM, GBS, JP, FCPA (Aust.) founded the Colby International Group in 1975 to source and export fashion apparel to North America. In late 2000, The Colby International Group merged with Li & Fung Limited. Dr. Zeman then founded and is the Chairman of Lan Kwai Fong Group, a major property owner and developer in Hong Kong’s Lan Kwai Fong Area, one of Hong Kong’s most popular tourist and entertainment districts. The new California Tower at the heart of Lan Kwai Fong which features cues to the Group’s flair for design and attracted the top leisure brands that will take the district to new heights. Dr. Zeman is also the Chairman of the Lan Kwai Fong Association.
Lan Kwai Fong Group in recent years, has expanded to various cities in China which include Chengdu, Shenzhen and Guangzhou. Lan Kwai Fong Chengdu was opened in 2009. Dr. Zeman is also the owner of Paradise Properties Group, a property developer in Thailand which includes the award-winning Andara Resort in Phuket. Dr Zeman also has a joint venture with Pacific Century Premium Developments Limited (PCPD) in Phang Nag which is luxury resort, villa development called the Aquella.
Dr. Zeman is the Vice Patron of Hong Kong Community Chest and serves as a director of the "Star" Ferry Company, Limited. Dr. Zeman also serves as the Non-Executive Director of Pacific Century Premium Developments Limited and is an independent non-executive director of Sino Land Company Limited, Tsim Sha Tsui Properties Limited, Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB) and Fosun Tourism Group, all of which are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Dr. Zeman is also the Non-Executive Chairman of Wynn Macau Limited, a prominent gaming operator in the US and Macau.
Having lived in Hong Kong for over 50 years, Dr. Zeman has been very involved in government services as well as community activities. Besides having been the Chairman of Hong Kong Ocean Park, a major theme park in Hong Kong, from July 2003 to June 2014 and its Honorary Advisor from 2014 July to 2022 June , Dr. Zeman was a member of the Board of West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, and the chairman of its Performing Arts Committee from 2008 to 2016 and is now the Honorary Advisor and the Chairman of its Commercial Letting Panel. Dr. Zeman was a Board Member of the Airport Authority of Hong Kong from 2015 – 2022 June. During that time, we have seen the completion of the 3rd runway of the HK international Airport.
In September 2014, Dr. Zeman was invited by former HKSAR Chief Executive Mr. CH Tung to be a Governor to his Our Hong Kong Foundation, which is dedicated to promoting the long-term and overall interests of Hong Kong. Dr. Zeman also serves as a Board Member of the Clinical Governance Committee of the Hong Kong Sanatorium Hospital.
Dr. Zeman is a member of the Board of Governors of The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. Dr Zeman is also a board director of The Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund launched by the Alibaba Group.