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|Aug 22, 2017|
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|Full time employees:||90,000|
Swire Pacific Ltd. is a holding company with diversified interests. It operates its business through the following divisions: Property, Aviation, Beverages, Marine Services, and Trading and Industrial. The Property division designs, develops and manages mixed-use developments that successfully transform urban areas. The Aviation division provides cargo airlines, aircraft engineering, catering and airport services. The Beverages division involves bottling, distribution, and delivery of beverage products. The Marine Services division includes international offshore energy support, and dockyard and towage services. The Trading and Industrial division engages in the retail and distribution of apparel and motor vehicles and is involved in the sugar and paint businesses. The company was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Hong Kong.
Swire Pacific is a Hong Kong conglomerate with a workforce of over 130,000 staff around the world. It operates business units in the areas of property development, aviation, marine services, beverages and trading. John Slosar became its chairman in 2014. U.K-based John Swire & Sons holds a 49% stake in Swire Pacific.
The conglomerate owns 82% of Hong Kong-listed Swire Properties, one of the region's leading property developers. Swire Properties operates offices properties, hotels, and major shopping malls in Hong Kong, mainland China, and the U.S.
The company has a 45% stake in Cathay Pacific Airways, the special administrative region's flag carrier, offering passenger and cargo services to about 200 cities worldwide. Its marine services unit, Swire Pacific Offshore, owns and operates around 90 offshore support vessels.
Swire's beverages unit has had a strategic partnership with Coca-Cola since the 1960s, and became one of the largest franchises in the world. It manufactures 57 brands and supplies a franchise population of more than 450 million people. Its sales territories include the U.S., Hong Kong, Taiwan and seven provinces in mainland China.
Its trading and industrial division includes automotive trading in Hong Kong, mainland China, Taiwan, Malaysia. It also operates wholesale and retail sales of casual shoes, apparel and accessories across China.
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|Income before tax||15,748M|
|Dividends per share||2.1|
|Operating cash flow||13,190M|
Currency in HKD
|Income before tax||2,028.73M|
|Dividends per share||0.27|
|Operating cash flow||1,699.20M|
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- Executive Director & Finance Director: Martin Cubbon
- Executive Director-Beverages Division: Patrick Healy
- Secretary: Yat Hung Fu
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- Website: http://www.swirepacific.com
- Address: 33rd Floor, One Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
- Phone: +852.2840.8098
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