SIR DAVID TANG
Sir David Tang, KBE is a Hong Kong businessman and socialite best known as the founder of the Shanghai Tang fashion chain, which he sold in 2006 to Richemont . Tang is the founder of the China Clubs (Hong Kong, Peking, and Singapore), the Shanghai Tang stores, Havana House and Pacific Cigar Company Ltd (the exclusive distributor for all Cuban cigars in Asia Pacific). More recently Tang opened the Cipriani in Hong Kong and the China Tang restaurant at the Dorchester Hotel. Tang is also a director and advisor to a number of boards, including Tommy Hilfiger. Tang was promoted from OBE to Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE) in the 2008 New Year Honours in recognition of his charity work. He has also been honoured by the French Government as Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (1995).
Praise for Sir David Tang
Sir David splits his time between London and Hong Kong, balancing his life and interests between the East and West. Despite his numerous business interests he still strives to find new ventures that he can get involved in. In 2013 Sir David opened a boutique named Tang Tang Tang Tang (TTTT) which is modelled on the opening chords of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony.