Mr Aik Htun is founder of Shwe Taung and Chairman of its Board of Directors.
He is the driving force behind Shwe Taung’s exponential growth from a modest trading house in 1970 to one of Myanmar’s largest corporations today. His leadership has been pivotal in building Shwe Taung into a diversified conglomerate with key businesses in building materials, distribution, engineering & construction, infrastructure investments, lifestyle, and real estate.
Shwe Taung’s commitment to corporate social responsibility is driven by Aik Htun’s belief in being a catalyst for positive change. Under his leadership, Shwe Taung participated in the United Nations Global Compact since 2013, committing itself to adopting sustainable and socially responsible policies in the areas of human rights, labour, the environment and anti-corruption. On the corporate philanthropy front, Shwe Taung has donated close to US$25 million to charitable causes, including the construction and donation of 98 schools and three hospitals.
Aik Htun is Chairman of Myanmar’s International Business Promotion Centre (IBPC), Vice President of the Council of China’s Foreign Trade (CCFT), Vice President of Myanmar Construction Entrepreneurs Association, and Honorary Chairman of Myanmar Overseas Chinese Charity Association.