Distinguished Speaker Breakfast with Jan du Plessis, Chairman of BT Group

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Distinguished Speaker Breakfast with Jan du Plessis, Chairman of BT Group

The British Chamber is honoured to host Jan du Plessis, Chairman of BT Group on his visit to Hong Kong.

Jan has been Chairman of BT Group plc since 1 November 2017, having joined the board as a Non-Executive Director and Chairman-elect in June 2017.  Jan was Chairman of Rio Tinto from April 2009 to March 2018.

He also served as Chairman of SABMiller plc from July 2015 until its takeover in October 2016 by AB Inbev.  Prior to this he was Chairman of British American Tobacco, from July 2004 to October 2009.

He has held non-executive directorships at Marks & Spencer Group and Lloyds Banking Group, and served as Chairman of RHM plc until its takeover by Premier Foods.

In his earlier career from 1988 to 2004, Jan was Group Finance Director of Richemont, the Swiss luxury goods public group.    Raised near Cape Town, South Africa, Jan obtained degrees in Commerce and Law from the University of Stellenbosch before going on to qualify as a South African Chartered Accountant.


This event is hosted by Andrew Seaton. 

Ticket includes a full hot English breakfast buffet.

Please note that Business Attire is required by the Hong Kong Club - collared shirts must be worn by men, and jeans, sandals and sports shoes are not permitted. To see the full list of club rules on dresscode, please click here.

Member $ 400.00 HKD
Non-Member $ 520.00 HKD
Y-Network $300.00 HKD
Startup $300.00 HKD
  • Reservations in advanced are required. Please consider your booking confirmed unless notified otherwise.
  • Business Attire is required by the Hong Kong Club. No jeans or sports shoes.
  • Cancellations must be made in writing 24 hours prior to the event. No shows will be charged.
  • This event is closed to the media.
  • The event will be cancelled if the No.8 Typhoon signal or the Black Rain Storm warning is in force.
  • For further information please email yammie@britcham.com
  • Please make cheques payable to: "The British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong" & send it to Room 1201 Emperor Group Centre, 288 Hennessy Road, Hong Kong

Distinguished Speaker Breakfast with Jan du Plessis, Chairman of BT Group

Mon, April 08, 2019
08:00 AM - 09:15 AM
Harcourt Suite, 1/F, Hong Kong Club 1 Jackson Road Central, Hong Kong
Contact Person:
Yammie Yuen
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