Yung-Fa Chang

CHANG YUNG FA 张荣发

Chairman

The 86-year-old shipping magnate has pledged his wealth to his Chang Yung-Fa Foundation, which has spent NT$130 million (S$5.39 million) on disaster and poverty relief, and runs a monthly magazine on morality. Chang has donated $435 million over the years, recipients include victims of the Sichuan earthquake and the Tohoku tsunami. His cultural initiatives include a symphony orchestra and a maritime museum.

Company:

Evergreen Marine

Net worth:

US$1.5 billion