At CEO (Boardroom Media) we track over 1,000,000 startups and over 5,000,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top Hong Kong based CEO’ operating in the Fashion space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Cofounder & CEO of unspun
He has operating, investment and strategy experience in e-commerce, retail & fashion with lululemon, IDEO, GGV Capital, Goldman Sachs and OC&C Strategy Consultants. He has an MBA from Stanford and is originally from Hong Kong.
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About unspun: unspun is a robotics and digital apparel company building custom jeans for each consumer, on-demand.
Founder & CEO of Glam-it!
Founder & CEO of Glam-it! (Glam-it.com) Inventor of the patent-pending GlamPact (the first lighted refillable, customizable, all-in-one makeup compact with skincare. Serial Entrepreneur previously involved as Vice President of uBuyiBuy (acquired by Groupon, now Groupon HK), Vice President BEECRAZY, President & Cofounder Glamabox.
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About Glam-it!: Glam-it! is an international beauty and fashion brand developing customized, eco-friendly products for women everywhere.
Founder & CEO of zoolook
Benoit Lavaud has a background in Retail & Merchandising, Digital, Omnichannel, and Marketing. Benoit spent 12 years at L’Oreal group as Head of Retail & Merchandising for several brands, including 7 years in Japan, then launched his own startup, a Fashion social network in Asia, before joining Bluebell where he is in charge of the group digital transformation, building operations around retail innovations, eCommerce activities, and investing in startups.
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About Bluebell Group, zoolook: Zoolook is a smartphone application that enables its users to edit and share fashion-related photos.
Barbara Yu Larsson
Founder and CEO of PAKT
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About PAKT: PAKT stores your items in ‘clean room’ and catalogs items to create a personal digital wardrobe.
Co-founder and CEO of BYT
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About BYT: BYT is affordable luxury up-cycled fashion brand and social impact business.
Founder & CEO of Guiltless
The idea popped up in college when she witnessed the huge amount of wastage in modern-day fashion – girls rarely wore the same dress to events, personal tastes kept evolving and so did wardrobes, more and more people starting shopping online and falling victim to the Final Sale.
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About Guiltless: Guiltless specializes in online consignment of authentic brand-new or gently-worn luxury goods.
Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Crystal International
Andrew Lo is the chief executive officer of the Group and has been an executive director since March 1994. With almost 30 years of experience in the apparel manufacturing industry, Andrew is now primarily responsible for formulating and overseeing the overall development strategies and operation of the Group. Andrew first joined the Group in 1988 and started in the production department of sweater division and has since risen through the ranks. He has also served as deputy chief executive officer of the Group from 2003 to 2007, and was promoted to chief executive officer of the Group in 2008. He is the chairman of the Corporate Development Committee of the Company. Andrew served as a softgoods sub-committee member of The Hong Kong Exporters’ Association from 2003 to 2007, as well as a director of the Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel from 2010 to 2016. He has been a director of the Textile Council of Hong Kong Limited since 2014. Andrew is currently a member of the Textiles Advisory Board and a member of the Trade and Industry Advisory Board. Andrew was appointed as a member of the 5th committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of Huicheng District, Huizhou City ( 中國政治協商會議惠州市惠城區委員會第五屆委員 ) and a council member of the Better Hong Kong Foundation in 2012. Since 2016, he has served as a member of the PolyU Court of Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Andrew graduated from the University of Toronto with a bachelor’s degree in arts in June 1988. He is the son of Andrew Lo, the chairman and executive director, and Mrs. Lo, our vice chairman and executive director, and brother of Howard, a senior vice president of the Group.
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About Crystal International: Crystal International is apparel manufacturing facilities in Asia.
Co-Founder & CEO of Goxip Inc
Juliette Gimenez is a co-founder and the chief revenue officer of Cdiscount Thailand. Prior to that, she was the director of e-commerce at Big C Supercenter.
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About Goxip Inc: Goxip is ultimate destination for searching, discovering and purchasing any fashion and beauty products.
Co-founder & CEO of PackMojo
Wendy is responsible for the marketing and creation of new content for PassKit. She interned at PassKit at its inception and returned for a full-time role as a Marketing Specialist upon graduating with a degree in Economics and Finance. She’s currently in charge of content marketing and social media integration at PassKit, as well as compiling reports and presentations. She is constantly striving for excellence and to deliver quality content and information for consumers and businesses. Aside from work, she is an avid basketball fan and enjoys listening to jazz from the Golden Age.
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About PackMojo: Easy, accessible, and affordable packaging for the modern day business.
Chief Executive Officer of 9to6Life
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About 9to6Life: 9TO6LIFE provides an extensive assortment of fashion pieces and natural wellness products.
CEO of Clover Group International Limited
A graduate of the Diocesan Girls’s School, Angie began her career with a 17-year spell at the Shun Hing Group. She was eventually prompted to managing Director of TDI Transportation Displays Int’I Ltd., the exclusive advertising concessionaire for many of the territories’ major outdoor advertising contracts including Kai Tak International Airport and Kowloon-Canton Railway. She subsequently joined Commercial radio, the trendsetter of local audio broadcast, where she contributed as General Manager. In 2005, Angie answered the family calling and joined the Clover Group as CEO.
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About Clover Group International Limited: Clover Group is an intimate apparel manufacturing platform.
Co-Founder & CEO of YEECHOO
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About YEECHOO: YEECHOO is an online designer fashion sharing platform.
Co-Chief Executive Officer of WWE & Company
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About WWE & Company: WWE is a Hong Kong-based fashion and lifestyle technology company that specializes in the development of cloud and mobile technologies.
CEO & Founder of Retykle
Sarah started Retykle to make buying and re-selling great quality baby and kid’s clothing as convenient and stylish as buying new. Retykle helps meet price and eco-conscious needs without compromising on style, convenience or quality.
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About Retykle: Retykle is a resale platform for children’s and maternity wear.
CEO of ALVANON
Janice Wang, chief executive of fit expert Alvanon, is using the latest innovations and technologies to shape the future of fit. Janice Wang, a member of Alvanon’s founding family, joined Alvanon in 2002 as its CEO. Under her leadership Alvanon has attracted and nurtured top-tier data analysts, 3D modelers and apparel experts. The Group now operates in 89 countries and has evolved into an innovations company reinventing the way fashion works. At Alvanon she has successfully combined her apparel business knowledge and management skills with her industry vision to empower companies with data and intelligence. Improving standards in fashion – by providing the best insight, consulting services, training and technology for apparel professionals. The Financial Times has described her as: “The shaper of change for (the) fashion world”. Janice is the third generation of a family rooted in the apparel industry. She spent her formative years in the family childrenswear manufacturing business in Hong Kong, Sterling Products Limited, where she learned the value of technical excellence, relentless innovation, consumer focus and mentoring talent. She has worked in every aspect of product development and the supply chain. After leaving university with a double degree in Economics and East Asian studies, she went on to hone her business management skills with such high profile organizations as Texwatch Inc. and industry giant Li and Fung Limited. She has recently been admitted to the exclusive Young Presidents Organization and has been previously shortlisted in the UK for both the Businesswoman of the Year Award and the Woman of the Future Award. She lives in Hong Kong with her husband and two young daughters
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About ALVANON, MOTIF: ALVANON is an apparel and fashion company specializing in marketing services.
Founder and CEO of Kalon
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About Kalon: Kalon is a redefines online shopping for fashion with cutting edge 3D scanning and virtual fitting technology to create your perfect fit.
CEO and Founder of Grana
CEO of Grana.
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About Grana: Grana is a fashion brand that offers a range of clothes made from a selection of fabrics for men and women.
Founder & CEO of Chain of Demand
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About Chain of Demand: Chain of Demand uses AI and big data to uncover insights and predict revenue for financial institutions and corporates.
Founder & CEO of Hausie
Vivian founded Hausie to transform traditional manufacturing and retailing into an innovative research-driven process backed up by trend foresight as well as quantitative analysis, tailored to each client’s unique reality. Having been immersed in her family business of manufacturing (Cintico Industry Group Ltd), she brings forward a full-range expertise focusing on strategic positioning and practical actions. Prior to founding Hausie, Vivian was a Vice President at Barclays Capital. She has close to a decade of experience in the finance industry, predominately in special situations and fundamental equity research, including the consumer sector. She received a BBA from University of Michigan – Stephen M. Ross School of Business. She is also a graduate of the Founder Institute Incubator program.
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About Hausie: Hausie is a design and manufacturing firm specialising in furniture and home accessories.
CEO and Founder of Beautegrity
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About Beautegrity: Beautegrity is a homegrown Hong Kong natural and organic skin care store and online beauty hub that believes in authentic natural beauty.
Co-Founder & CEO of Catalyst
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About Catalyst: Catalyst is an innovative lifestyle accessories brand that creates iconic products.
CEO & Founder of The Art Gorgeous
Cordelia Noe been engaged in the art scene since 2006 training her astute eye for art, style and creativity. For nearly 10 years she has been working with artists, art collectors, art fairs, corporate art programmes and art media on exhibitions, publications, branding and marketing cases. Having been based in Beijing and Hong Kong she has developed a global network of highly influential people in the art scene.
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About The Art Gorgeous: The Art Gorgeous bring the best of the art crowd and fashion into one new and unique online editorial.
Founder & CEO of A.C.F
Alexandra Foster moved her life from Australia to Hong Kong seeking to establish a new kind of sustainable fashion label, one that was modern, affordable and represented a relevant social movement toward responsible consumption. Alexandra designs all collections in Hong Kong, merely 40 minutes from their manufacturing partner where all of the garments are produced responsibly & ethically in Southern China. They visit every other week to source sustainable and dead stock fabrics, while always on the lookout for incorporating more sustainable materials and methods in their collections.
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About A.C.F: A.C.F is a contemporary gender-neutral streetwear brand with an eco and ethical ethos.
Founder and CEO of Nayla Slippers
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About Nayla Slippers: Nayla Slippers stylish one of a kind slippers for women, kids and even for men.
Founder & CEO of Craftyful
Ken Lee is Founder & CEO at Craftyful.
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About Craftyful: The World’s Largest, Cheapest and Friendliest Crafts Supplies Store! Over 20,000 ribbons, buttons, beads, charms and zippers!
Founder and CEO of iDecorate Shop
Shana Buchanan is a former Fund Manager, strategic shopping enthusiast, turned entrepreneur. Shana is the resident blogger on business and careers,
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About iDecorate Shop: iDecorate Shop is an online decorating platform that provides its users with advice and products.
Founder & Chief Executive Officer of iSTYLEUP
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About iSTYLEUP, Shopins: iSTYLEUP is an online and globally curated marketplace for designer fashion and accessories.
Founder & CEO of pusponge
Diane is a New York lawyer based in Hong Kong. She is passionate about her weekly beauty routine…and getting stuff done.
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About pusponge: pusponge is a sponge supplier carry a large selection of foam products for a wide range of applications, all at very competitive prices
Co-founder, CEO of Locolla
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About Locolla: Connecting local retails and customers