The Foremost Foundation was established through the generosity of Foremost Group - an international shipping and transportation company founded by Dr. James Si-Cheng Chao and Mrs. Ruth Mulan Chu Chao.

Dr. Chao remains as Honorary Chairman of Foremost Group to this day and his daughter, Angela Chao, serves as Chairman and C.E.O. .



Foundation News

The Foremost Foundation Recent News and Events
July 9, 2018

Angela Chao Receives Pinnacle Award at Asian American Business Gala

Each year The Asian American Business Gala, inaugurated in 2001 by the Asian American Business Development Center, recognizes the contributions of 50 Asian Americans who are […]
June 20, 2018
Dr. James S.C. Chao and Angela Chao

Dr. James S.C. Chao and Angela Chao Share Their Thoughts on Shipping Excellence

Prior to receiving the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award from Lloyd’s List Americas last month, Dr. James S. C. Chao sat down to share his business philosophy […]
May 26, 2018
Dr. Chao Lloyd's List Awards 2018

Lifetime Achievement Award Given to Dr. James S.C. Chao

This is a summary of the article that was published on World Journal  More than 250 senior management professionals from the maritime industry gathered in Houston […]
May 26, 2018

Lloyd’s List Maritime Intelligence Journal Interviews Dr. Chao and Angela Chao

This is a summary of the interview that was published on LLoyd’s List, the full interview can be found here. Lloyd’s List Maritime Intelligence Journal Interviews […]