Victor Chan, based in Hong Kong and Shanghai, is active in Egon Zehnder’s Industrial and Services practices. He is also active in the Public Service sector. Clients across Greater China value his support for finding the best possible candidates to fill leadership roles. Victor is passionate about roles that contribute to the betterment of society.
I love to see people ascend and succeed. At Egon Zehnder I’m privileged to help leaders find their true calling, optimize their strengths, and broaden contributions.
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Victor spent 15 years at BASF, first holding various commercial positions in the Polyurethanes Division in Hong Kong and then being promoted to Head of Marketing in Shanghai, where he co-led the optimization program of the Construction Chemicals Division in Greater China before advancing to become its General Manager. After that he returned to Hong Kong to serve as the Regional Head of M&A, acquiring local companies in the Asia Pacific region.
Victor earned a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Chemistry from the University of Western Ontario in Canada and a Master of Science in Marketing from University College Dublin in Ireland. He speaks fluent Cantonese, Mandarin and English. When not working, Victor enjoys spending time with his family and playing badminton and cycling. He also teaches English to primary school students from underprivileged families on a volunteer basis at Caritas Hong Kong.