Great Scots – Thomas Sutherland

Educated at Aberdeen University, he began working life as a clerk in the London office of the P&O Steam Navigation Co, and later was promoted to Superintendent, assigning him to Hong Kong to manage the first Asian operation.

In 1863 at the age of 29, he became the first Chairman of the Hong Kong and Whampoa

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