Sa Sa Chairman and CEO Dr Simon Kwok Named “DHL / SCMP Hong Kong Business Awards 2018 – Business Person of the Year”

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December 2018 - Sa Sa International
Holdings Limited
("Sa Sa" or the "Group", stock code: 0178) is pleased to
announce that its Chairman and CEO Dr
Simon Kwok
was named "Business
Person of the Year
" at the "DHL/SCMP Hong Kong Business Awards 2018" organised
by DHL and the South China Morning Post, honouring his outstanding achievement
in the business community and positive contribution to society.


Dr Simon Kwok, Chairman and CEO of
Sa Sa, receives "DHL / SCMP Hong Kong Business Awards 2018 -- Business Person of the Year" on stage.


Under the leadership of
Dr Simon Kwok, Sa Sa has achieved sustainable business growth throughout the
years and become a leading cosmetic retailer in Asia, with business presence of
over 270 retail outlets in Hong Kong, Macau, Mainland China, Singapore and
Malaysia. Dr Kwok continuously drives innovation and change. In view of the
"New Retail" trend, he envisions the use of big data and business intelligence by
integrating customer data of various business units to better analyse
customers' preferences and new trends, thereby creating seamless
online-to-offline customer experience in the long run. Upholding the belief
that a high level of corporate governance is the cornerstone of sustaining
shareholder value and balancing the interests of stakeholders, Dr Kwok strives
to maintain long-term relationship with stakeholders and fulfill corporate
social responsibility, providing keen support to environmental conservation and
sustainability works as well as tender care to society.    


Dr Simon Kwok, SBS,

Chairman and CEO of Sa Sa, said "I
would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to the organisers and panel judges
for their acknowledgment. I feel incredibly honoured to be awarded this
prestigious accolade on the 40th anniversary of Sa Sa. Over the
years, our Sa Sa team have kept up with the positive agile Hong Kong spirit, working
hand-in-hand together to overcome the challenges while keeping abreast of time.
Taking this opportunity, I would like to thank the Board and employees of Sa Sa
for their hard work, bringing the Group to where it is today. Moving forward,
we will continue to pursue sustainable growth, and bring more positive energy
into the society, thereby 'making life beautiful' for others."  


This "Business Person
of the Year" award marks the second time that Dr Kwok has been accredited at
"DHL/SCMP Hong Kong Business Awards"; he garnered the "Owner-Operator Award" back
in 2007.

Established in 1990 by
DHL and the South China Morning Post, the Hong Kong Business Awards is one of
the most prestigious business accolades in Hong Kong, aiming to encourage and
sustain the region's entrepreneurial spirit and recognise excellent standards
of corporate management and governance. Honouring individuals and companies
which are maintaining and expanding the economic viability and international
stature of Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta is at the heart of Hong Kong
Business Awards' mission.


Sa Sa International Holdings Limited (


Sa Sa is a leading cosmetics retailing group in
Asia. The Group currently operates more than 270 stores and counters in Asia
that sell more than 700 brands of make-up, skin care, fragrance and hair care
products including its own-brands and other exclusive international brands. The
Group employs close to 4,800 staff in Asia Pacific. Sa Sa is a constituent
member of the Hang Seng Composite MidCap Index, FTSE World Index and MSCI
Index, and has been a constituent member of Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability
Benchmark Index since 2011. On 8 June 2015, the Group was included in the Hang
Seng High Dividend Yield Index. It has also been an eligible stock for
Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect and Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect since
2014 and 2016 respectively.


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