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Women’s Leadership: A Q&A with Esquel Chairman Marjorie Yang
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Marjorie Yang has been the Chairman of Esquel Group since 1995. Long an advocate in innovation, environmental protection and sustainability, Esquel is a true agent of change in the textile and apparel industry. Join SupChina on International Women’s Day as we discuss the many challenges she has navigated from making shirts to Making a Difference and gain insight on how you can excel your career as a woman in business.
Marjorie Yang has been Chairman of Esquel Group since 1995.
As a strong believer in sustainable development and environmental conservation, Marjorie is a member of the High Level Steering Committee of UN Global Compact Action Platform on “Sustainable Infrastructure for the Belt and Road Initiative to accelerate the SDGs” and the Advisory Council of China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED). She is the appointed representative of Hong Kong, China to APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC), and a member of Chief Executive’s Council of Advisers on Innovation and Strategic Development, a high-level body to advise the Chief Executive on Hong Kong’s future development and strategies for driving innovation. She also serves as Chairman of the Seoul International Business Advisory Council (SIBAC), with the purpose of providing advice to the Mayor of Seoul.
Anla Cheng is the Founder and CEO of SupChina, an independent digital China news, business, events, consulting marketplace platform and podcasts. SupChina informs and connects a global audience regarding the business, technology, politics, culture and society of China. Prior to this, Ms. Cheng ran a Family Office of Asian Hedge Fund of Funds. Centenium Capital. Her career included work as Asia Head, SVP at Robert Fleming, (bought out by JP Morgan). Her career began at Goldman Sachs, then Citi where she was a Pacific Basin analyst, then became an Asian Portfolio Manager for both Institutional and Private Wealth Group. Ms. Cheng received her MBA from the Wharton Graduate School of Business. She is a Trustee of the following Boards: Vice-Chair of China/US at TNC (The Nature Conservancy); Facing History and Ourselves(past Chair of China Project); Vice-Chair at China Institute; and past Trustee and current member of Committee 100. Ms. Cheng is also China/ Global Council Member of Brookings and a Member of NCUSCR and Columbia University's China Global Center.