Message from Group Chairman

The New Coronavirus outbreak is causing unprecedented heartbreak, disruption and uncertainty throughout the world and certainly everywhere that the Swire group does business.

Many of the challenges that we all now face on a daily basis have aspects that are beyond our control, so I should like all colleagues to remain focussed on those things over which they can have some influence. The first of these is your family and your immediate circle of friends: everyone's priority must be to ensure a home environment that is as safe as possible, within the context of what is required or permitted by local authorities and, wherever possible, Swire group operating companies will support staff in their efforts to do this. Secondly, individuals can make a significant difference in their local communities, in particular by supporting those who are most at risk from contracting New Coronavirus and, again, group companies will do whatever they can to assist colleagues who wish to contribute in this way. Indeed, this edition of Swire News contains stories of initiatives already taken in and around Hong Kong and Greater China, while the next one will feature efforts made by Swire colleagues and companies more widely around the globe. Lastly, when it comes to ensuring that Swire group businesses survive this crisis and are ready to flourish once some degree of normality returns to society and to the economy, we can all play our part in controlling costs, in conserving our capital and in maintaining a focus on the maintenance of the safest possible operational standards both now and in the future.

The Swire group has strong foundations, a wonderful team spirit and an excellent mutual support network. John Swire & Sons Ltd. and Swire Pacific are able and ready to support their businesses as we look to the future and, together, we shall find our way through this crisis.

Barnaby Swire
Chairman
John Swire and Sons Limited
May 2020
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