Solina Chau Story
Solina Chau is a renowned and confident businesswoman who is especially known for her mastermind business strategies. Having the wide range of experience in business development and project planning, Solina Chau took the bold steps to make her business life successful.
Born in1961, Chau is a daughter of the small-town businessman in Hong Kong. She went to the Diocesan Girls’ school for her early steps of the education where she elected as a junior house captain. In 1978, she certified from the Hong Kong Certificate of education examination. After this certification, in 1997, she went to Sydney for further studies.
The very start of her career was in the year of 1997 when she got the minority partnership of her Tom limited company with the Hutchison Whampoa and Cheung Kong Holdings. She got the financial support of $11 million through these ventures before starting the trade operations of the company. It was September 2003 when Chau transferred its company to Tom Group in the consideration of $132 million. In early 2004, subsidiary of its company naming, Tom Online was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
She took the project of Beijing Oriental Plaza, which made her a wealthy woman in a couple of days. She got the notable fame when she sold this Plaza to the Li Ka Shing and suddenly became the business star of the china. This step was the good fortune for her that put four stars to her business mind. After this incident of 1993, she got the tons of opportunities in the business community that brought her a great wealth.
Horizon Venture invested at least US$70 million in 2014, in more than 80 tech companies, under Chau. After selling a major portion of Tom Online, she is working so long in the company of the richest person of the Asia say, Li Ka Shing.
At present, Chau is also holding a major portion of the shares of Tom.com, a publication and promotion company in the People’s Republic of the China.
Chau was the backhand in the success of the Li Ka Shing for bringing him to the position of the richest man in whole Asia. The business strategies and determined support of the Chau take the company at the top position. Apart from her marvellous business skills, Chau is also appreciating education in China that is more focused on female awareness. She wants to see female independent and courageous in every field of life.
Chau’s energetic and powerful aspirations crowned her with a number of awards and rank in the list of the most powerful women. She listed as the 82nd most powerful women in 2014 by Forbes.
Except being the business queen, she is working for the better women education in the IT sector.