Mr. Yuen graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a bachelor's degree in social sciences with a major in economics, he holds an MBA from the University of Chicago. He is also a Hong Kong Certified Public Accountant and a fellow of ACCA in the United Kingdom.

 

As Group President - Kitchen & Bath for Kohler, Mr. Larry Yuen has full-scope leadership at both the strategic and operational levels of the Kitchen & Bath Group.

 

Known for his financial and commercial acumen, Larry has been leading the Asia-Pacific region since 2000 and in 2014 extended his responsibilities to the EMEA region. In this role, he provided strategic business leadership and drove profitable growth while organizing and directing a world-class manufacturing operation throughout both regions.

 

Larry joined Kohler Co. in 1998 as Accounting Manager in Beijing, when the company was entering the Chinese market. In 2000, he advanced to Director - Finance, Kohler China, and then Director - Finance, K&B Asia Pacific. In 2005, Larry became Managing Director - Kohler China, where he led the brand to its industry-leading position, while also expanding the product lines. Two years later, his role was extended to include Greater China, which included oversight of Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan markets.

 

Prior to Kohler, he worked for Cathay Pacific Airways, a Hong Kong-based airline, with significant roles in marketing, planning, treasury and customer service in various Asia-Pacific countries.

Sessions
  • 14:15-14:30

    15-Mar-2018

    Design Shanghai x KOHLER : Smart Design for Smart People

  • 16:45-17:30

    15-Mar-2018

    ALL SPEAKERS PLUS ALEXIS MABILLE, FASHION DESIGNER, DISCUSS ‘SMART’ OR ‘INTELLIGENT’ DESIGN.