EY is pleased to announce two winners of EY Entrepreneur Of The YearTM (EOY) 2021: Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment Inc. China Chairman and CEO, Founder, Dr. Gerald Yin from mainland China, and EC Healthcare Founder, Chairman and CEO, Mr. Eddy Tang from Hong Kong/Macau. The two winners are recognized for their entrepreneurial spirit as they have upheld their aspirations to lead the enterprises to overcome the post-pandemic uncertainties in the global economy and have successfully transformed their businesses.
Jack Chan, EY China Chairman and Greater China Regional Managing Partner says, “The two award winners of EOY 2021, Dr. Gerald Yin and Mr. Eddy Tang, have led their employees and enterprises to achieve exceptional development through innovation. They have taken up social responsibilities in giving back to society and fostering social and economic development of the country. On behalf of EY, I would like to congratulate the two award-winning entrepreneurs for their achievements and wish them a greater success in the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year awards next year.”
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 – Winner, Mainland China:
Dr. Gerald Yin
Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment Inc. China (AMEC) Chairman and CEO, Founder
Dr. Gerald Yin is a world-renowned inventor in the field of plasma etching technology and equipment, as well as being a key advocate for its application across industries. Having dedicated himself to the innovation of semiconductors and its industrialization for nearly 40 years, Dr. Yin is the major inventor of 98 US patents and 426 patents in other countries. Dr. Yin has led AMEC to become the leading semiconductor equipment company in China and a rising star in the sector globally, being the only supplier originated in China. The company was listed on the STAR Market in 2019, making it one of the first 25 companies listed on the board and the first semiconductor company with a market capitalization exceeding RMB100 billion.
Dr. Yin advocates “green priorities” and AMEC has already implemented its environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives at full scale. AMEC has set up Wisetron, a subsidiary that specializes in the environment protection and energy saving equipment business. AMEC also runs a Support for Poor Elderly and Children Program to help underprivileged groups. It also co-organizes “elite classes” with the University of Science and Technology of China, contributing to the sustainable development of China’s talent pool in scientific research.
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 – Winner, Hong Kong/Macau, China:
EC Healthcare Founder, Chairman and CEO
Mr. Eddy Tang is Founder, Chairman & CEO of EC Healthcare, Hong Kong’s largest non-hospital medical service provider. As of FY21, EC Healthcare operates in 22 disciplines with 2,300 employees and 139 full-time registered medical doctors. The company manages 83 clinics, 15 of which are located in Mainland China. EC Healthcare’s strong network with more than 500 network doctors enables it to provide services to over 2,000 healthcare enterprises.
EC Healthcare is committed to delivering high-quality medical and aesthetic medical services. DR. REBORN, a brand under EC Healthcare, was the first to include a cooling-off period in its customer terms and conditions, setting the standard for a more regulated market. EC Healthcare developed an enclosed healthcare ecosystem to provide premium medical and aesthetic medical services. Furthermore, EC Healthcare operates under the asset-light model to ensure low leverage, rich cash flow and high dividend payouts. Since its listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 2016, the company’s market capitalization has grown by more than 300%.
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