Sir CK (56) is currently CEO of MTR Corporation, a position he has held since December 2003. He was formerly CEO of Brambles Industries and GKN. Prior to joining GKN he worked for the BOC Group for 20 years, becoming CEO of its Gases Division and joining its board in 1993.
Sir CK is a chartered engineer and holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Chemical Engineering from the Universities of Wisconsin and California respectively. He was knighted in 2000 for his contribution to industry.
Anglo American chairman Sir Mark Moody-Stuart commented: “I am delighted that Sir CK has agreed to join the board, where, his broad international business experience will be of great value to us.” Sir CK responded as follows: “I was honoured to be asked to join the board of Anglo American, and look forward to contributing to the continued success of a great company.”