(HongKong, 17 November 2023) ― Dr Lee Yin Yee (SBS, BBS, MH), Founder of the Xinyi Group,has received the 2023 "Industrialistof the Year Award" from the Federationof Hong Kong Industries (“FHKI”), recognizing his outstanding contributionto the industrial sector and society.
Dr Lee Yin Yee (S.B.S, B.B.S., M.H.), founder of theXinyi Group, receives the highest honor in the industry – “Industrialistof the Year Award 2023”.
DrLee said,“It is a great honor for me to receive the 2023 ‘Industrialist of the YearAward’ from FHKI. This recognition is not for me alone, but also for thelong-term contribution of Xinyi to the industry. It also stands for theendorsement and encouragement for us from the entire industrial sector.”
The"Industrialist of the Year Award" was established by FHKI in 2002. ThisAward is conferred on industrialists each year for their distinguishedcontributions to Hong Kong’s industries, economy and community. The winnershall be a role model with passing-the-torch and forward-thinking spirit formodern industrialists. The “Industrialist of the Year Award” and the “YoungIndustrialist Awards of Hong Kong” are known as “The Oscars” in the localindustrial sector. Over the years, 22 “Industrialist of the Year Award” and 251Young Industrialist Awards have been awarded for their outstandingachievements.
Dr Lee added, “Thirty some years ago, when most people chose to come to Hong Kong tostart business, I decided to go back to Shenzhen and set up Xinyi Glass, embarkingon the journey of running my own business. After years of hard work, XinyiGlass, which began as a small workshop, has grown to become a world-leading integratedglass manufacturer, realizing the dream of ‘China producing her own glass’. In2005, Xinyi Glass was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, and subsequentlyspun off three companies, Xinyi Solar, Xinyi Energy and Xinyi Electric Storage,for listing. The award is an encouragement for me to continue to lead Xinyi companiesin forging ahead and innovating, keeping pace with the country and integratinginto her development plans, thus realize our ambitions and dreams. We arecommitted to making ‘Xinyi’ a world-class brand, and at the same time, activelygiving back to society, treating the world with a grateful heart ”
Dr Lee is anaccomplished industrialist, entrepreneur and a prominent philanthropist, wholoves his country and Hong Kong. At present, Xinyi Group has total marketcapitalization exceeding HKD100 billion, with more than 30,000-strongworkforce, and sales network of its 13 major production bases covers more than160 countries and regions around the world. Over the past forty years since itsestablishment, Xinyi has donated over RMB100 million of supplies and money tocharity, and donated more than dozens of Hopeful Schools in the country. In2008, Dr. LEE was awarded the Medal of Honour by the HKSAR Government; in 2015,the Bronze Bauhinia Star from the HKSAR Government and the Datukship inMalaysia; then this year, the Silver Bauhinia Star from the HKSAR Governmentrecognizing his active contribution to social services and benevolence.