Mr Robert DORFMAN is Chairman of Herald Holdings Ltd, a public listed industrial and distribution group quoted on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Herald is controlled by Robert’s family and a Hong Kong Chinese family as a partnership of over 50 years. The company is transitioning from a family owned and family managed business to a family owned, professionally managed business.
Mr Dorfman has lived in Hong Kong all his life and takes an active role in community affairs. He is a past Chairman of the Vision 2047 Foundation, a group of long-time Hong Kong residents committed to the future of Hong Kong. In addition, he is a Trustee of the Ohel Leah Synagogue Charity and a Member of the Council, Lingnan University.
Mr Dorfman has also been an active member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (“YPO”) and its graduate entity, the World Presidents’ Organization (“WPO”). From 2011-2012, he served as the Board Chairman of WPO. For his services to YPO-WPO, he was awarded the Hickok Distinguished Service Award, the Organization’s highest honour.