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Allan Zeman, Founder of LKF Holdings, was entrepreneurial from a very young age. Life’s adversities motivated him to always believe in himself, never give up and always do things instead of procrastinating too much. Along the way, he made his way to Hong Kong, found lot of success, made a name for himself.

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𝐍𝐨𝐭𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐐𝐮𝐨𝐭𝐞𝐬:

“𝐼𝑛 𝐻𝑜𝑛𝑔 𝐾𝑜𝑛𝑔, 𝑦𝑜𝑢 𝑐𝑎𝑛 ℎ𝑎𝑣𝑒 𝑎 𝑑𝑟𝑒𝑎𝑚 𝑎𝑡 𝑛𝑖𝑔ℎ𝑡, 𝑤𝑎𝑘𝑒 𝑢𝑝 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑛𝑒𝑥𝑡 𝑚𝑜𝑟𝑛𝑖𝑛𝑔, 𝑚𝑎𝑘𝑒 𝑖𝑡 𝑎 𝑟𝑒𝑎𝑙𝑖𝑡𝑦.”

“𝐼 𝑎𝑙𝑤𝑎𝑦𝑠 ℎ𝑎𝑑 𝑡ℎ𝑖𝑠 𝑓𝑒𝑒𝑙𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑡ℎ𝑎𝑡 𝑖𝑓 𝑠𝑜𝑚𝑒𝑜𝑛𝑒 𝑒𝑙𝑠𝑒 𝑐𝑎𝑛 𝑑𝑜 𝑖𝑡 𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑛 𝑤ℎ𝑦 𝑐𝑎𝑛’𝑡 𝐼?”

“𝐴𝑡 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑒𝑛𝑑, 𝑑𝑒𝑎𝑡ℎ 𝑖𝑠 𝑎 𝑔𝑟𝑒𝑎𝑡 𝑒𝑞𝑢𝑎𝑙𝑖𝑧𝑒𝑟. 𝐿𝑖𝑓𝑒 𝑖𝑠 𝑎 𝑑𝑟𝑒𝑎𝑚 𝑓𝑜𝑟 𝑚𝑜𝑠𝑡 𝑝𝑒𝑜𝑝𝑙𝑒. 𝑆𝑜𝑚𝑒 𝑎𝑟𝑒 𝑚𝑜𝑟𝑒 𝑙𝑢𝑐𝑘𝑦 𝑡ℎ𝑎𝑛 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑜𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑟𝑠. 𝐽𝑢𝑠𝑡 𝑚𝑎𝑘𝑒 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑏𝑒𝑠𝑡 𝑜𝑓 𝑤ℎ𝑎𝑡 𝑦𝑜𝑢 𝑐𝑎𝑛.”

“𝐼𝑓 𝑦𝑜𝑢 𝑐𝑎𝑛 𝑑𝑜 𝑓𝑎𝑠ℎ𝑖𝑜𝑛 𝑏𝑢𝑠𝑖𝑛𝑒𝑠𝑠, 𝑦𝑜𝑢 𝑐𝑎𝑛 𝑑𝑜 𝑎𝑛𝑦𝑡ℎ𝑖𝑛𝑔. 𝐸𝑣𝑒𝑟𝑦𝑡ℎ𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑖𝑛 𝑙𝑖𝑓𝑒 𝑖𝑠 𝑎𝑏𝑜𝑢𝑡 𝑓𝑎𝑠ℎ𝑖𝑜𝑛.”

“𝐼 𝑙𝑜𝑜𝑘 𝑎𝑡 𝑡ℎ𝑖𝑛𝑔𝑠 𝑓𝑜𝑟 𝑛𝑜𝑡 𝑤ℎ𝑎𝑡 𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑦 𝑎𝑟𝑒 𝑏𝑢𝑡 𝑤ℎ𝑎𝑡 𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑦 𝑐𝑜𝑢𝑙𝑑 𝑏𝑒.”

“𝐼 𝑚𝑎𝑑𝑒 𝑎 𝑚𝑎𝑟𝑘 𝑜𝑓 𝑚𝑦𝑠𝑒𝑙𝑓 𝑣𝑒𝑟𝑦 𝑒𝑎𝑟𝑙𝑦 𝑜𝑛. 𝑂𝑛𝑐𝑒 𝐼 ℎ𝑎𝑑 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑡𝑎𝑠𝑡𝑒 𝑜𝑓 𝑚𝑜𝑛𝑒𝑦, 𝐼 𝑑𝑖𝑑 𝑛𝑜𝑡 𝑤𝑎𝑛𝑡 𝑡𝑜 𝑏𝑒 𝑎 𝑝𝑟𝑜𝑓𝑒𝑠𝑠𝑖𝑜𝑛𝑎𝑙 𝑎𝑛𝑦𝑚𝑜𝑟𝑒. 𝐼 𝑎𝑙𝑟𝑒𝑎𝑑𝑦 ℎ𝑎𝑑 𝑏𝑢𝑠𝑖𝑛𝑒𝑠𝑠 𝑖𝑛 𝑚𝑦 𝑏𝑟𝑎𝑖𝑛.”

“𝑇ℎ𝑒 𝑚𝑜𝑠𝑡 𝑖𝑚𝑝𝑜𝑟𝑡𝑎𝑛𝑡 𝑡ℎ𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝐼 𝑑𝑜 𝑖𝑠, 𝐼 𝑓𝑜𝑙𝑙𝑜𝑤 𝑁𝑖𝑘𝑒. 𝑁𝑖𝑘𝑒 𝑠𝑎𝑦𝑠 “𝐽𝑢𝑠𝑡 𝐷𝑜 𝐼𝑡”… 𝐼 𝑑𝑜𝑛’𝑡 𝑡ℎ𝑖𝑛𝑘 𝑡𝑜𝑜 𝑚𝑢𝑐ℎ 𝑎𝑏𝑜𝑢𝑡 𝑖𝑡. 𝐼𝑓 𝑦𝑜𝑢 𝑜𝑣𝑒𝑟𝑡ℎ𝑖𝑛𝑘 𝑎𝑏𝑜𝑢𝑡 𝑠𝑜𝑚𝑒𝑡ℎ𝑖𝑛𝑔, 𝑦𝑜𝑢 𝑤𝑖𝑙𝑙 𝑘𝑖𝑙𝑙 𝑖𝑡.”

𝐆𝐮𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐟𝐢𝐥𝐞:

Allan Zeman is the Founder & Chairman of LKF Holdings. LKF Holdings owns over 65% of the properties in Lan Kwai Fong (LKF), the most popular nightlife & entertainment district of HK.

Allan is the quintessential entrepreneur, dropping out of college, millionaire by the age of 19, founding several successful ventures throughout his career.

Born in Germany and raised in Canada, Dr Allan Zeman has been in Hong Kong for over 45 years.  During this time, he has achieved not just remarkable personal success, he has left a major mark on the city for decades to come, if not century.

Allan didn’t limit himself to his personal ventures but has been very generous with his time and expertise to helping the city of Hong Kong in many ways. As Chairman of Ocean Park Hong Kong for 11 years, Allan turned-around the oldest amusement park of Hong Kong to position it for success and record profits in competition to Hong Kong Disneyland.

As board member, Allan has helped Hong Kong International Airport, West Kowloon Cultural District, Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund and many other organizations in the city.

Allan has been awarded the Justice of Peace, the Grand Bauhinia Medal and the Gold Bauhinia Star by the Government of Hong Kong.

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