Simeon Piasecki Director, Explorium (Fung Group)

Simeon Piasecki has over 30 years’ retail experience in leadership positions in Asia Pacific, UK, and Spain. He has been living in Hong Kong for the past 7 years.
Simeon has been working in Fung Retailing since April, 2014. Previously, he was Senior Vice President for Lifestyle brands within Li & Fung Asia where he was accountable for the strategic expansion of a number of clothing and footwear brands.
Before joining Li & Fung Limited, Simeon spent 1 year working for Sir Philip Green advising on the market entry strategy for the Topshop brand in China.
Simeon spent 3 years as Managing Director of the Marks and Spencer Asia region comprising wholly owned businesses in China and Hong Kong, a joint venture in India and franchises across 6 territories of South-East Asia. He was responsible for setting the company’s strategic direction in Asia, strengthening the brand and leading the company’s growth and profitability in the region. Under his leadership the business expanded to over 130 stores in the region.
His previous international experience included 6 years working in the Marks & Spencer International Division in London where he was responsible for driving sales and profit from franchise partnerships in 40 territories. He has also spent time living and working in Spain.