Mr. Edwin Keh, CEO, The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel

Mr. Edwin Keh
Chief Executive Officer
The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA)
Key Ideas

  1. Engineers are in great demand and the engineering discipline provides the quantitative solutions to solve problems in our society.
  2. Engineering is a fundamental tool that allows us to solve problems.  It provides training that we need for the development of Hong Kong.
  3. SEEM has a more comprehensive view of the engineering problems.  It provides creative and innovative solutions for today’s complex society.


Profile of Mr. Edwin Keh

Mr. Keh has extensive experience in senior management roles in procurement, consumer and retail industries. He was the SVP COO of Wal-Mart Global Procurement.  Prior to that he was the Managing Director of Payless Shoesource International, Donna Karan International, and Country Road Australia.

DSC00079.JPGHe is a faculty member of the Operations and Information Management Department at the Wharton School, the University of Pennsylvania.

To recognise his contributions to the field of supply chain management, Mr. Keh was the 2011 recipient of the Production and Operations Management Society's Excellence in Practice Award.

Mr. Keh graduated from Whittier College with a BA in Political Science, Sociology, and Urban Design.