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Mr. Andrew Kuo

Independent Non-Executive Director

Samson Holding Ltd

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Samson Holding Ltd

Jian She Road Jin Ju Village

Dongguan, Guangdong 523830

China

Company Description

Samson Holding Ltd. is an investment holding company, headquartered in Dongguan, Guangdong, China, with subsidiaries in the U.S., U.K., China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. The shares of the Company have been listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchan ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Non-executive Director

Far East Horizon Limited

Director

Long Chen Paper Co., Ltd.

Chief Trader and Head

FX for Citibank

Affiliations

Member
Taiwan Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Council

Executive Committee Member
Baruch College

Vice Chairman
The Blackstone Group L.P.

Senior Supervisor
Cathay Life Insurance Co. , Ltd.

Member of the Advisory Board
InvestHK

Member
Youth Presidents' Organization

Education

Bachelor degree

Business Administration

Fu-Jen Catholic University

Master of Business Administration degree

City University of New York

Web References (40 Total References)


Leadership - Samson Holding Ltd 順誠控股

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Andrew Kuo (Ming-Jian Kuo)

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Andrew Kuo is an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since 24 October 2005, the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee of the Company. Mr. Kuo is currently the Senior Advisor of The Blackstone Group (HK) Limited and also the Chief Executive Officer of Zoyi Capital Ltd. He is a Nonexecutive Director of Far East Horizon Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange and an Independent Director of Cathay Financial Holding Co., Ltd., a company listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation. Mr. Kuo has been appointed as a director of Long Chen Paper Co., Ltd., a company listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation, with effect from 1 September 2014. Mr. Kuo also serves as an Independent Director of Cathay Life Insurance Co., Ltd., Cathay United Bank Co., Ltd., Cathay Century Insurance Co., Ltd. and Cathay Securities Corporation. From October 2007 to January 2013, Mr. Kuo was the Vice Chairman of The Blackstone Group (HK) Limited in charge of Greater China private equity investment business. He was appointed Managing Director of H&Q Asia Pacific ("H&Q") in September 2005. Before joining H&Q, Mr. Kuo was the Senior Country Officer and Head of Investment Bank of JPMorgan Chase in Hong Kong and has more than 15 years of experience in the corporate finance industry. Since the merger of JPMorgan and Jardine Fleming in 2000, Mr. Kuo had been responsible for the firm's banking business and all investment banking activities in Taiwan. Mr. Kuo was also Vice Chairman of the Greater China Operating Committee of JPMorgan Chase, and since April 2005 he had been responsible for JPMorgan's Financial Sponsor Industry of Asia, ex-Japan. Mr. Kuo had also been Managing Director of the heritage Chase Manhattan Bank since October 1998. Prior to joining JPMorgan Chase, Mr. Kuo worked at Citibank Taipei for more than nine years, last as Head of the Corporate Banking Group responsible for client management. Prior to this, Mr. Kuo was head of the Merchant Banking Group in charge of investment banking and capital market products. He previously worked at Citibank New York, focusing on strategic products, and had experience in Treasury Marketing and Foreign Exchange Trading for six years at Citibank Taipei. He was also the Chief Trader and Head of FX for Citibank from 1993 to 1995. Mr. Kuo retired as a member of the Youth Presidents' Organization and became a member of Taiwan Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Council both in December 2013. Mr. Kuo obtained a Bachelor degree with a major in Business Administration from Fu-Jen Catholic University in 1983 and Master of Business Administration degree from City University of New York in 1989.


Overview

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Andrew Kuo

Senior Advisor
Andrew Kuo is a Senior Advisor to Blackstone for Greater China.
Before joining Blackstone Mr. Kuo was Managing Director and Head of Greater China for H&Q Asia Pacific. Prior to that he was Managing Director, Senior Country Officer, and Vice Chairman of the Greater China Operating Committee of JP Morgan in Hong Kong. Mr. Kuo was also with Citibank Taipei, as the Head of the Corporate Banking Group. He has served on the Advisory Committee of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and as a member of the Advisory Board for InvestHK.
Mr. Kuo received a BA from Fu-Jen Catholic University and an MBA from the City University of New York. Mr. Kuo is also an independent non-executive director of Cathay Financial Holdings in Taiwan and of Samson Holding in Hong Kong.


Our People

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Andrew Kuo Senior Advisor Private Equity

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Andrew Kuo Senior Advisor Private Equity - Hong Kong
Andrew Kuo is a Senior Managing Director in the Corporate Private Equity Group based in Hong Kong. He is also Vice Chairman, Blackstone Greater China. Mr. Kuo is primarily involved in private equity transactions in the greater China region. He also assists other business groups. Before joining Blackstone Mr. Kuo was Managing Director and Head of Greater China for H&Q Asia Pacific. Prior to that he was Managing Director, Senior Country Officer, and Vice Chairman of the Greater China Operating Committee of JP Morgan in Hong Kong. Mr. Kuo was also with Citibank Taipei, as the Head of the Corporate Banking Group. He has served on the Advisory Committee of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and as a member of the Advisory Board for InvestHK. Mr. Kuo received a BA from Fu-Jen Catholic University and an MBA from the City University of New York. Mr. Kuo is also an independent non-executive director of Cathay Financial Holdings in Taiwan and of Samson Holding in Hong Kong.


About Us - Samson Holding LTD - 顺诚控股

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also known as Andrew Kuo, aged 48, is an Independent Non-executive Director since October 2005 and the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of the Company. Mr. Kuo is the Vice Chairman of The Blackstone Group (HK) Limited in charge of Greater China private equity investment business. He is an Independent Director of Cathay Financial Holding Co., Ltd., a company listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation. He was appointed Managing Director of H&Q Asia Pacific ("H&Q") in September 2005. Before joining H&Q, Mr. Kuo was the Senior Country Officer and Head of Investment Bank of JPMorgan Chase in Hong Kong and has more than 15 years of experience in the corporate finance industry. Since the merger of JPMorgan and Jardine Fleming in 2000, Mr. Kuo had been responsible for the firm's banking business and all investment banking activities in Taiwan. Mr. Kuo was also Vice Chairman of the Greater China Operating Committee of JPMorgan Chase, and since April 2005 he had been responsible for JPMorgan's Financial Sponsor Industry of Asia, ex-Japan. Mr. Kuo had also been Managing Director of the heritage Chase Manhattan Bank since October 1998. Prior to joining JPMorgan Chase, Mr. Kuo worked at Citibank Taipei for more than nine years, last as Head of the Corporate Banking Group responsible for client management. Prior to this, Mr. Kuo was head of the Merchant Banking Group in charge of investment banking and capital market products. He previously worked at Citibank New York, focusing on strategic products, and had experience in Treasury Marketing and Foreign Exchange Trading for six years at Citibank Taipei. He was also the Chief Trader and Head of FX for Citibank from 1993 to 1995. Mr. Kuo is a member of the Youth Presidents' Organization. Mr. Kuo obtained a Bachelor degree with a major in Business Administration from Fu-Jen Catholic University in 1983 and Master of Business Administration degree from City University of New York in 1989.


About Us - Samson Holding LTD - 顺诚控股

www.samsonholding.com [cached]

also known as Andrew Kuo, aged 51, is an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since 24 October 2005, the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee of the Company. Mr. Kuo is currently the Senior Advisor of The Blackstone Group (HK) Limited and also an Independent Director of Cathay Financial Holding Co., Ltd., a company listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation. Mr. Kuo became a Non-executive Director of Far East Horizon Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange since 18 March 2013. Mr. Kuo also serves as an Independent Director of Cathay Life Insurance Co., Ltd., Cathay United Bank Co., Ltd., Cathay Century Insurance Co., Ltd. and Cathay Securities Corporation. From October 2007 to January 2013, Mr. Kuo was the Vice President of The Blackstone Group (HK) Limited in charge of Greater China private equity investment business. He was appointed Managing Director of H&Q Asia Pacific ("H&Q") in September 2005. Before joining H&Q, Mr. Kuo was the Senior Country Officer and Head of Investment Bank of JPMorgan Chase in Hong Kong and has more than 15 years of experience in the corporate finance industry. Since the merger of JPMorgan and Jardine Fleming in 2000, Mr. Kuo had been responsible for the firm's banking business and all investment banking activities in Taiwan. Mr. Kuo was also Vice Chairman of the Greater China Operating Committee of JPMorgan Chase, and since April 2005 he had been responsible for JPMorgan's Financial Sponsor Industry of Asia, ex-Japan. Mr. Kuo had also been Managing Director of the heritage Chase Manhattan Bank since October 1998. Prior to joining JPMorgan Chase, Mr. Kuo worked at Citibank Taipei for more than nine years, last as Head of the Corporate Banking Group responsible for client management. Prior to this, Mr. Kuo was head of the Merchant Banking Group in charge of investment banking and capital market products. He previously worked at Citibank New York, focusing on strategic products, and had experience in Treasury Marketing and Foreign Exchange Trading for six years at Citibank Taipei. He was also the Chief Trader and Head of FX for Citibank from 1993 to 1995. Mr. Kuo is a member of the Youth Presidents' Organization. Mr. Kuo obtained a Bachelor degree with a major in Business Administration from Fu-Jen Catholic University in 1983 and Master of Business Administration degree from City University of New York in 1989.

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