Edwin Keh is the CEO of the Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA). He is also part of the Faculty at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, where he teaches supply chain operations. Until April 2010, Edwin was the SVP COO of Wal-Mart Global Procurement. Prior to Wal-Mart, Keh managed a consulting group that has done work for companies regarding supply chains, manufacturing, and product design. The group also did work for non-profit organisations and charities. Edwin co-founded the Consortium For Operational Excellence in Greater China (COER GC).
Keh had a career as senior executive with several US consumer goods and retail companies. He was the Managing Director of Payless Shoesource International, Donna Karan International, and Country Road Australia. He also worked for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees.