EY Entrepreneur Of The Year China 2014
Consumer Products Category Winner
EOY China 2014 Consumer Products Category Winner
Crystal Group - Chairman
Kenneth Lo was born in a clothing manufacturing family, the eldest son of Mr. Law Ting Pong who is a famous businessman in Hong Kong and the founder of the Laws Group. At the age of 11, Kenneth Lo started to work as an assistant in his father’s small factory, and became involved in the clothing industry. In 1970, Kenneth Lo, together with his wife, decided to establish their own business and founded the Crystal Group. After several decades of development, Crystal Group has grown to become a world-renowned ready-made clothes design, manufacturing and trading group.
At its inception, Crystal Group was just a small sweater processing factory. Thus far, it has grown into a multinational enterprise that has more than 15 ready-made clothes manufacturing factories worldwide, with an annual output in excess of 300 million pieces and with more than 48,000 employees globally. As one of Asia’s three largest ready-made clothes manufacturers, its clients include more than 20 brands such as Marks & Spencer, GAP, A&F, H&M, and Levi’s .
Kenneth Lo has led the Crystal Group to win more than 380 awards and accolades in environmental, corporate social responsibility, and corporate citizenship in the past six years. In 2012, Kenneth Lo was also conferred the 2012 Industrialist of the Year (IOY) Award of the Federation of Hong Kong Industries (FHKI) for his contribution to industrial development and to the society, and the “Outstanding Entrepreneur Award for Social Responsibility” in the 3rd Mirror Post CSR Awards in 2014. Crystal Group was also conferred the Outstanding Corporate Social Responsibility Award for Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau in 2012.