Chairman of Board and Executive Director
Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
Co-founder and Executive Director
Independent Non-Executive Director
Independent Non-Executive Director
Independent Non-Executive Director
Deputy General Manager and Head of Production Department
Head of Production Department and Purchasing Department
Executive Regional Sales Manager
Mr. Lu Yongchao, aged 36, was appointed as our chief executive officer on 2 January 2015. He obtained a diploma in Business Administration for Real Estate Entrepreneurs in China at Sun Yat-sen University and a diploma in English at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies. He was a team member of Ample Luck International Capital Group Limited, a domestic wellknown fund management group.
Mr. Lu has extensive experience in business development, market development, media management, finance and Information Technology industry and years of investment, financing and fund management history. He has rich experience in the enterprise strategic management, internet strategy, brand management, investment and financing management. He was the founder of Enjoymedia Holdings Company Limited, which was listed on the OTCBB in 2006 and was named one of the hundred most Chinese Concept corporation listed in the United States of America. Prior to that Mr. Lu had been the Chief Executive of the online websites YESITE and ITNOW, as well as the Whirlpool Kit Department Head in China. Mr. Lu had assisted listing and financing of different enterprises while working in an investment company in China, and had served as the director of Taiwan listed corporation China Mobile Digital Group. He also had served as a director of a well-known German outdoor brand VAUDE.
Mr. Lu is also the director of Eagle Pioneer Limited, Accurate Trade International Limited and Great Select Global Limited. At the date of this annual report, Mr. Lu held 3,700,000 shares and 15,000,000 share options of the Company.
Mr. Xu Yejun, aged 51, the co-founder of our Group, is the chairman and our executive Director. Mr. Xu was appointed as our executive Director on 4 February 2010. He was our Group’s chief executive officer from its establishment until 2 January 2015 when he resigned from such position. He is responsible for the overall strategic planning and management of our Group. Mr. Xu has extensive experience in the advanced steel flow control products industry, and has been engaging in such business for over 25 years. He is also the director of Sinoref (Hong Kong) Limited.
Mr. Xu studied in 宜興縣大浦中學 (Yixing Dapu Secondary School*) from 1979 to 1981. Mr. Xu had been trained in 洛陽耐火材料研究院 (Luoyang Institute of Refractories Research*) from 1984 to 1986. He had worked in 宜興市鎂質耐火材料廠 (Yixing Magnena Refractory Materials Factory*) from 1981 to 1983 and from 1987 to 1989, in Yixing Wellfire Nonmetal Materials Co., Ltd. 宜興威爾發非金屬材料有限公司 from 1990 to 1995 and in 宜興中村窑業有限公司 (Yixing Zhongcun Kiln Products Co., Ltd.*) from 1996 till the establishment of Sinoref (Yixing) in 2005. As at the date of this annual report, Mr. Xu was a director, the chairman and the legal representative of 華耐國際(宜興)高級陶瓷有限公司 (Sinoref International (Yixing) Co., Ltd.*), and a director of Sinoref (Hong Kong) Limited and Sinoref (BVI) Limited. Each of 華耐國際(宜興)高級陶瓷有限公司 (Sinoref International (Yixing) Co., Ltd.*), Sinoref (Hong Kong) Limited and Sinoref (BVI) Limited was a wholly-owned subsidiary of our Company as at the date of this annual report.
For his research item 玻璃熔窯蓄熱室系列配套優質耐火材料新產品研製 (The research and manufacture of new high quality refractory accessory materials in glass melting furnace regenerative chamber series*), Mr. Xu was awarded 中國輕工業科技進步獎 (China Light Industry Technological Advancement Award*) by 中國輕工總會 (China Light Industry Association*) in 1991, 上海市科學技術進步獎 (Science and Technology Progress Awards of Shanghai) by 上海市科學技術進步獎評審委員會 (Science and Technology Progress Awards Jury, Shanghai Municipality) in 1995 and 上海市科技成果完成者證書 (Certificate for Accomplisher of Technological Advancement in Shanghai*) by 上海市科學技術委員會 (Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality) in 1996. Mr. Xu was also awarded 上海市科學技術進步獎 (Science and Technology Progress Awards of Shanghai) by 上海市科學技術進步獎評審委員會 (Science and Technology Progress Awards Jury, Shanghai Municipality) in 1996 in respect of 優質特異型蓄熱室格子磚系列配套產品研製 (The research and manufacture of high quality specific regenerative chambers checkers series accessory products*).
Mr. Sin Kwok Wai Ronald, aged 59, was appointed as our executive Director on 10 October 2014. He received his bachelor’s degree in accountancy from Queensland University of Technology, Australia in 1994 and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia in 2006. He currently is an associate member of HKICPA and a fellow member of the CPA Australia. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Sin has served companies in different industries in Hong Kong, including those listed in Hong Kong and overseas. He possesses over 20 years of management experience in areas of accounting, business strategy and corporate restructuring.
Mr. Sin is also the director of Time Credit Limited. At the date of this annual report, Mr. Sin held 15,000,000 share options of the Company.
Mr. Chow Chi Wa, aged 47, was appointed as our nonexecutive Director on 27 November 2013. Mr. Chow received a master’s degree in corporate governance from the Open University of Hong Kong. He has acted as an executive director, chief executive officer and the company secretary of Sino Splendid since March 2013. During his tenure in Sino Splendid, Mr. Ho Yuk Hay, a then executive Director, acted as the chief financial officer of that company. Mr. Chow is a certified public accountant of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He is an associate of the Hong Kong Institute of Company Secretaries and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. He possesses extensive experience in finance and accounting.
Ms. Yip Sum Yu, aged 26, was appointed as our non-executive Director on 10 November 2014. She is currently a consultant of an investment company. Ms. Yip has gained valuable experience in investments and investors relations in connection with both listed and private investments. She did not hold any other directorships in public companies the securities of which are listed on any securities market in Hong Kong or overseas in the last three years. At the date of this annual report, Ms. Yip held 15,000,000 share options of the Company.
Mr. Cao Ke, aged 41, was appointed as our independent nonexecutive Director on 10 June 2015. He received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Nankai University in China in 1995 and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Hawaii in USA in 2001. He possesses over 10 years of experience in financial management and over 5 years of experience in financial investment and project management. He served as Chief Financial Officer in Guangdong Esquel Textile Enterprise Co., Ltd., Jiemi Int’l Trade (shanghai) Co., Ltd. and Guangdong Qide Education Service Ltd.. Since January 2010, he served as Chief Investment Officer in Youngy Investment Holding Group Co., Limited which is a reputable investment company in the PRC. Since December 2012. He served as Supervisor in AnHua Agricultural Insurance Company Ltd and Shenzhen Huaxunark Technology Co., Limited.
Mr. Tong Yiu On, aged 49, was appointed as our independent non-executive Director on 10 October 2014. He is a certified public accountant of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“HKICPA”). Mr. Tong has served as the chief financial officer of Infinity Chemical Holdings Company Limited (a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 640)) and its executive director and company secretary since December 2011. From September 2000 to November 2008, he served as the chief financial officer and company secretary of Sinotronics Holdings Limited (currently known as Kingwell Group Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 1195)) and he concurrently acted as its executive director from December 2002 to November 2008. Prior to joining such company, he had nine years of financial management, accounting and auditing experience from various companies listed in Hong Kong and overseas and an international accounting firm.
Mr. Li Yik Sang, aged 41, was appointed as our independent non-executive Director on 10 October 2014. He has over 14 years of experience in auditing, finance and accounting. He has served as the chief financial officer, authorised representative and company secretary of Meike International Holdings Limited (a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 953)) since August 2009. Mr. Li served as an audit assistant and a semi-senior auditor in Grant Thornton from November 2000 to December 2002. He later worked as a staff accountant, senior accountant and manager in Ernst & Young from January 2003 to January 2007. He acted as the chief financial officer of China Packaging Group Company Limited (a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 572)) from January 2007 to July 2009. He also served as an independent non-executive director of China Agrotech Holdings Limited (a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 1073)) from December 2011 to June 2014. He received his bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Queensland, Australia in December 1998. He received his master’s degree in commerce (information systems) from the University of Queensland, Australia in August 2000. Mr. Li has been a member of CPA Australia since April 1999 and was granted a certificate of certified practicing accountant of CPA Australia in November 2006 and he has been a member of HKICPA since February 2007.
Mr. Wang Zhizhong, aged 48, is the deputy general manager and the head of our Production Department. Mr. Wang joined our Group in 2005. Mr. Wang was qualified as an assistant engineer by 無錫市人事局 (Wuxi Municipal Personnel Bureau*) in 1995. He obtained 上海市科技成果完成者證書 (Certificate for Accomplisher of Technological Achievement in Shanghai*) for each of the project named “復合結構電熔澆注空心磚研製” (Development of hollow composite fusion cast blocks*) and “大型玻璃窟上部結構用新型耐火材料品種的研究” (Research on novel refractories for super structure of glass furnace*) from 上海市科學技術委員會 (Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality) in 2000.
Mr. Wang worked in the production technology department in various companies including Yixing Wellfire Nonmetal Materials Co., Ltd. 宜興威爾發非金屬材料有限公司 and 宜興中村窑業有限公司 (Yixing Zhongcun Kiln Products Co., Ltd.*), before joining our Group in 2005. In addition, Mr. Wang, jointly with Mr. Xu and Dr. Zhang, invented the 可控制流入氣體的整體式塞棒 (Mono block Stopper with controlled gas flow) which was registered as a patent (in respect of utility) in the PRC in May 2010.
Mr. Wen Zhuowei, aged 38, joined us in 2007 as head of our Production Department and worked as head of our Purchasing Department in 2013. Mr. Wen is mainly responsible for our procurement and environmental protection matters. Mr. Wen graduated from 江蘇省廣播電視大學 (Jiangsu Radio and TV University*). He worked for 江蘇耐克體育用品有限公司 (Nike Jiangsu) Sport Products Co., Limited*) as production supervisor from 2000 to 2005 and worked as shift leader in 微密科技（宜興）有限公司 (Weimi Science and Technology (Yixing) Co., Ltd*) from 2006 to 2007 prior to joining our Group.
Mr. Dai Donglin, aged 47, joined us in 2007 as executive regional sales manager. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in Arts from Henan University in 1992. He then joined Vesuvius Advanced Ceramics (Suzhou) Co. Ltd. from 1995 to 2004. Mr. Dai furthered his studies on Civil and Commercial Law between 1998 and 2000 in Jilin University. He has many years of experiences in sales management.
Listed Date 07 Jul 2010
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