Biographical Details of Directors and Senior Management

  1. EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

    Mr. Zhou Hao, aged 41, was appointed an Executive Director, the Chairman of the Board and the chairman and a member of the nomination committee of the Company with effect from 16 December 2021. Mr. Zhou graduated from the Department of International Commerce of Lingnan College, Sun Yat-sen University, the People’s Republic of China (the “PRC”) and held a Bachelor degree in Economics (International Economic and Trading Discipline) and a Master’s degree in Economics (Financial Discipline) conferred by Sun Yat-Sen University. He worked for the Guangzhou Branch of Shanghai Pudong Development Bank from 2003 to 2005, and served in various positions in 廣東省人民政府國有資產監督管理委員會 (State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of Guangdong Provincial People’s Government*) from 2005 to 2018. He joined 廣東南粵集團有限公司 (Guangdong Nam Yue Group Corporation Limited*) (“Nam Yue Group”), the ultimate controlling shareholder of the Company, in 2018 and served as Deputy Head and Head of the Investment and Development Department as well as the Capital Operation Department. In addition, Mr. Zhou acted as an executive director and general manager of 廣東 南粵資本投資有限公司 (Guangdong Nam Yue Capital Investment Limited*) and Chairman of 廣東南粵健康科技有 限公司 (Guangdong Nam Yue Health Technology Limited*), both companies are subsidiaries of Nam Yue Group. Currently, Mr. Zhou is the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Macau Chinese Bank.

    Mr. Sun Jun, aged 48, was appointed an Executive Director and the Managing Director of the Company on 5 February 2010. He is an economist in the PRC. He graduated from 西安公路學院 (Xian Highway College*) (now known as 長安大學 (Chang’an University*)) and obtained a bachelor’s degree in 工程機械與起重運輸 (Mechanical Engineering and Lifting Transportation Program*). Mr. Sun worked with certain companies of GDH Limited (“GDH”) from November 2002 to August 2003. He then worked with the Company and its subsidiaries in September 2003 and was appointed to certain posts, including, inter alia, acting as assistant general manager, deputy general manager and Chairman of the Company from March 2004 to December 2005, from July 2007 to February 2010 and from February 2016 to September 2019, respectively. Mr. Sun also acts as a director of certain wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Company, including 徐州南海皮廠有限公司 (Xuzhou Nanhai Leather Factory Co., Ltd.*), 粵海制 革(徐州)有限公司 (Guangdong Tannery (Xuzhou) Limited*) and 徐州港威皮革有限公司 (Xuzhou Gangwei Leather Co., Ltd.*).

    NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

    Mr. Huang Junfeng, aged 41, was appointed a Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 23 December 2021. Mr. Huang graduated from the Naval University of Engineering of the PRC with a bachelor’s degree in computer science and technology, and holds a master’s degree in public administration from the Renmin University of China. From July 2001 to November 2020, he worked at the Immigration Inspection Station in Zhuhai, the PRC, and served as deputy director of the technical department of the station. He also served as deputy director of the Qingmao Immigration Inspection Station. Mr. Huang is currently the Head of the Operation and Management Department (Legal Affairs Department) of 南粵(集團)有限公司 (Nam Yue (Group) Company Limited*), the immediate controlling shareholder of the Company.

    Mr. Kuang Hu, aged 44, was appointed a Non-Executive Director of the Company on 26 February 2016. He was appointed as Chairman, an Executive Director and the chairman of the Nomination Committee of the Company for the period from September 2019 to December 2021. Mr. Kuang graduated from the Department of International Economics and Trading of Beijing Normal University, the PRC. He obtained a Master’s degree in World Economics and a Doctoral degree in Finance from Sun Yat-sen University, the PRC. In July 2003, Mr. Kuang joined 廣東粵海控股集團有限公司 (Guangdong Holdings Limited*) (“Guangdong Holdings”) and worked in the Strategic Development Department. From November 2012 to June 2015, he was appointed deputy general manager of the Strategic Development Department of both Guangdong Holdings and GDH. He was appointed general manager of the Operation Department of Guangdong Holdings and GDH for the period from July 2015 to August 2019; and acted as deputy chief financial officer during the period from September 2019 to December 2021. He has been the Executive Director and Vice Chairman of the Board of Guangdong Land Holdings Limited since 28 February 2022. He also acts as the chairman of 徐州南海皮廠有限公司 (Xuzhou Nanhai Leather Factory Co., Ltd.*), 粵海制 革(徐州)有限公司 (Guangdong Tannery (Xuzhou) Limited*) and 徐州港威皮革有限公司 (Xuzhou Gangwei Leather Co., Ltd.*), which are wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Company.

    INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

    Mr. Yeung Man Lee BBS, JP, aged 62, was appointed an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 14 August 2020. He is also a member of each of the Audit Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Company. Mr. Yeung has extensive experience in the building materials industry. He is one of the drafters and a member of the editorial board of the industry standard of “Epoxy Resin-coated Steel Bars” industry standard (JG3042-1997). This type of steel bar is widely used in construction industry and infrastructure such as bridge sand railroads. Mr. Yeung is actively involved in community services in both China and Hong Kong. He is currently serving as a director of the China Overseas Friendship Association, a member of Friends of Hong Kong Association, the executive vice president of The Confucius Academy, Hong Kong, and vice chairperson of Elderly Volunteers Coordination Committee of the Hong Kong Red Cross.

    Mr. Leung Luen Cheong, aged 54, was appointed an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 14 August 2020. He is also the chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of each of the Audit Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Company. Mr. Leung graduated from the University of Leicester with first class-honours and holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Oxford. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst, a member of The Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts and also holds the Diploma in Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management. Mr. Leung worked for various international financial institutions and has over 20 years working experience in fund performance, investment risk, global investment performance standards and client reporting.

    Mr. Yang Ge, aged 38, was appointed an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 14 August 2020. He is also the chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of each of the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Company. Mr. Yang obtained the Bachelor’s degree in Management from Lanzhou Jiaotong University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the PRC and has over 15 years working experience in accounting firms. He is the Executive Director and Chief Accountant of the Guangdong branch of Zhonghua Certified Public Accountants LLP. Mr. Yang is currently the independent director of Grandblue Environment Co., Ltd. (stock code: 600323.SH), Guangdong Yizumi Precision Machinery Co., Ltd. (stock code: 300415.SZ) and PowerTECH Co., Ltd.