Published October 19, 2012 11:15
Bruce Rockowitz is the Group President and Chief Executive Officer of Li & Fung Limited, the publicly listed company.
Rockowitz has also been an Executive Director of Li & Fung since 2001. Bruce was the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Colby International Limited, a large Hong Kong buying agent prior to the sale of Colby to Li & Fung in 2000.
Rockowitz is a member of the Advisory Board for the Wharton's Jay H Baker Retailing Initiative, an industry research center for retail at the University of Pennsylvania, and he also serves as a Board member of the Educational Foundation for the Fashion Industries, the private fundraising arm of the Fashion Institute of Technology.
In December 2008, Rockowitz was ranked first by Institutional Investor for Asia's Best CEOs in the consumer category. In the years 2010 and 2011, he was ranked as one of the world's 30 best CEOs by Barron's. In 2011, he was given the 2011 Alumni Achievement Award by the University of Vermont. In addition to his position at Li & Fung, Rockowitz is the Non-executive Chairman of the Pure Group, a lifestyle, fitness and yoga group operating in Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan and soon to be opening in mainland China. In this role Rockowitz provides strategic vision and direction to the Group's senior management.
In September 2009, Rockowitz became an independent non-executive Director of Wynn Macau, Limited.