Chairman and Executive Director
Executive Director and Joint Chief Operations Officer
Executive Director and Group Finance General Manager
Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer
Independent Non-executive Director
Independent Non-executive Director
Independent Non-executive Director
Dr. ZHANG Lijun is Chairman of the Board of the Group. He holds a Doctoral degree in Economics and is a Research Fellow at Stanford University. He is an advocate of disruptive innovation. Dr. Zhang is the Chairman of China Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Development Council, Vice Chairman of Internet Society of China (ISC), Vice President of China Netcasting Services Association (CNSA), Honorary President of Beijing Internet Association, Chairman of Dubai CATV, Honorary Chairman of Bank of Asia, and Senior Partner of CICC Qianhai V1 Fund. He was Chairman of the Board of the former CMGE Group, a company listed on NASDAQ. Dr. Zhang is an acclaimed entrepreneur and civil diplomat in China. With a strong innovative mind and industry leadership capabilities, he is one of the creators and leaders in China's communication and internet netcasting industry. He is also a renowned strategic investor and well-connected in the international politics and commercial circles.
Ms. WANG Chun is one of the Founders of V1 Group. She is Executive Director & Joint Chief Operations Officer of the Group and General Manager of VLand Inc., the Group's subsidiary in the US. She is also the Vice President of the Council of Beijing Association of Online Media, Member of the Central Women's Work Committee of the Central Committee of China Zhi Gong Party, and Member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference of Chaoyang District, Beijing. Prior to founding V1 Group, she was Chief Operating Officer of Sino-Sky Telecom. Ms. Wang holds a Master degree in World Economics.
As an internet trade expert, Ms. Wang founded China Huatian Net Supermarket, China's first online supermarket and the originator of China's e-commerce industry, in 1998.
Mr. JI Qiang was appointed as an Executive Director of the Company in March 2017. He has over 13 years of experience in financial management, and is now Director of the Group's Financial Center. Mr. Ji joined the Group in 2010 as Finance Manager and was promoted to Vice President of the Group's Financial Center in 2013. Prior to joining the Group, he was Financial Director of Beijing Office of China Strategic Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 235).
Mr. Ji holds a Master's degree in Management (majoring in Accounting) from the Business School of Renmin University, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Electronic Information and Technology from Peking University. Mr. Ji is a non-practicing certified public accountant of the People's Republic of China and holds the Securities Qualification Certificate (level 2) issued by the Securities Association of China.
Ms. Cheng Po Chuen was appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the Company in 2020, and was appointed as an Executive Director in April in the same year. She has more than 25 years of experience in corporate finance advisory, investment banking and private banking. She worked for the investment banking arms of DBS Asia Capital, HSBC Investment Banking Asia and Macquarie Capital Asia in Hong Kong, and she was the Managing Director of UBS AG Wealth Management. Ms. Cheng holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting and Finance from The University of Hong Kong.
Dr. LOKE Yu (also known as Loke Hoi Lam), was appointed an Independent Non-executive Director in May 2005. He is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee of the Company. He has over 40 years of experience in accounting and auditing for private and public companies, financial consultancy and corporate management. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and a Doctor of Business Administration degree from University of South Australia.
Dr. Loke is a fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, The Hong Kong Institute of Directors and The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries. Currently, he serves as an Independent Non-executive Director of Chiho Environmental Group Limited (formerly known as Chiho-Tiande Group Limited), China Beidahuang Industry Group Holdings Limited, China Fire Safety Enterprise Group Limited, China Household Holdings Limited, Forebase International Holdings Limited, Hang Sang (Siu Po) International Holding Company Limited, Hong Kong Resources Holdings Company Limited, Lamtex Holdings Limited, Matrix Holdings Limited, SCUD Group Limited, Tianhe Chemicals Group Limited, Tianjin Development Holdings Limited, Winfair Investment Company Limited. All of which are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Prof. GONG Zhankui, was appointed as Independent Non-executive Director in November 2014. He is also the Chairman of the Corporate Governance Committee of the Company. Prof. Gong holds a master's degree in Economics from Wuhan University and a Doctoral Degree of Economics from Nankai University. He is a professor at Nankai University. Prof. Gong has previously served as the Executive Vice-President of the Research Institute of China APEC, Director of APEC Study Center of Nankai University, professor of Jilin University, vice-president of Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, council member of China Society of World Economics and China National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation, a world economy expert conferred by Tianjin Municipality, correspondence review expert of National Social Science Projects, expert reviewer of China Scholarship Council and China International Trade Achievements, editorial board member of Asia-Pacific Economic Review, Journal of Contemporary Asia-Pacific Studies, and Nankai Journal.
Mr. WANG Linan, was appointed as Independent non-executive Director in August 2007. Mr. Wang graduated from the Faculty of Economic Management of the Party School of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China. Before his retirement, Mr. Wang was the General Secretary of the China Scientific Films and Videos Association, which was a civil service role. Mr. Wang has more than 20 years of experience in the field of science in China. He also previously worked as deputy division secretary in the China Association for Science and Technology General Office, deputy director of the Department of Science Popularisation City Division of China Association for Science and Technology, and the vice general secretary of the China Scientific Popularisation Writers Association.
To assist the Board in fulfilling its duties, Board Committees are formed to oversee specific aspects of the Company affairs. Our four committees are the Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee, Nomination Committee and Corporate Governance Committee.
The Audit Committee of the Company was set up in 1999. The Committee comprises three members, namely Dr. Loke Yu (alias Loke Hoi Lam), Professor Gong Zhankui and Mr. Wang Linan, all of whom are independent non-executive directors of the Company. The Committee is chaired by Dr. Loke Yu (alias Loke Hoi Lam).
The Remuneration Committee of the Company was set up in 2007. The Committee comprises five members, namely Dr. Zhang Lijun, Ms. Wang Chun, Dr. Loke Yu (alias Loke Hoi Lam), Professor Gong Zhankui and Mr. Wang Linan, the majority of whom are independent non-executive directors of the Company. The Committee is chaired by Dr. Loke Yu (alias Loke Hoi Lam).
The Nomination Committee of the Company was set up in 2008. The Committee comprises five members, namely Dr. Zhang Lijun, Ms. Wang Chun, Dr. Loke Yu (alias Loke Hoi Lam), Professor Gong Zhankui and Mr. Wang Linan, the majority of whom are independent non-executive directors of the Company. The Committee is chaired by Dr. Zhang Lijun.
The Corporate Governance Committee of the Company was set up in 2012. The Committee comprises four members, namely Dr. Zhang Lijun, Dr. Loke Yu (alias Loke Hoi Lam), Professor Gong Zhankui and Mr. Wang Linan, the majority of whom are independent non-executive directors of the Company. The Committee is chaired by Professor Gong Zhankui.
Listed Date 25 Oct 1991
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