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Annual Yale Club Thanksgiving Dinner with Special Guest Brian Gu

Date : Sunday 28-Nov-2021
 
Time : Registration at 6:00pm
 
Venue : The Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Road, Central
 
Event fee for pay in advance : HK$450.00 (Member)
 
: HK$450.00 (Associate)
 
  : HK$450.00 (Guest)
 
Remarks : Please note that Hong Kong Club requires proof of vaccination.
 
Sign-up Deadline : Thursday 25-Nov-2021
 
Contact Person : : webmaster@yaleclubhk.org
 
 

Please join us for the annual Yale Club Thanksgiving Dinner at The Hong Kong Club. Registration for the formal program begins at 6:00 pm. Meet all your old Yale friends and new friends from YCHK Lunch Club until dinner begins at 6:45 pm. 
 
We will have as our guest speaker, Brian Gu (Yale SOM ’99) Vice Chairman & President, XPENG Motors. For dinner, we will of course have a turkey carving. Space is limited, so please sign up now!
 
Title: Yale Club Thanksgiving Dinner with Special Guest Brian Gu
Date: Sunday, November 28, 2021 
Time: Registration at 6:00 pm
Venue: The Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Road, Central
Event Fee: HK$550. Please pay and RSVP by signing up at link below. Wine and non-alcoholic drink coupons will be sold at the venue. Please note that Hong Kong Club requires proof of vaccination. 
 
Event Sign-up Deadline: Thursday, November 25, 2021
 
Speaker Biography
 
Brian Gu, Vice Chairman & President, XPENG Motors
 
Dr. Gu is Vice Chairman and President of Xpeng Motors, a leading electric vehicle company in China. He is responsible for XPENG’s strategy, finance, fundraising, investments and globalization efforts.
 
Prior to joining Xpeng, Dr. Gu was a managing director, Chairman of Asia Pacific Investment Banking and a member of J.P. Morgan’s Global Strategic Advisory Council, and was instrumental in building J.P. Morgan’s franchise in the Asia Pacific region. Between 1998-2004, Dr. Gu also served as an M&A banker at Lehman Brothers in New York.
 
Dr. Gu has advised numerous global leading companies on their strategy and landmark transactions totaling over $200 billion volume. He currently serves as a co-Chairman of JPMorgan’s Asia Pacific Council. He is a member of the Greater China Advisory Committee of Yale School of Management, as well as a trustee of Yale China Association.
 
Dr. Gu holds an MBA from Yale University, a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Washington Medical School, and a bachelor degree in Chemistry from the University of Oregon.