Independent Non-Executive Director
Independent Non-Executive Director
Independent Non-Executive Director
Chairman and Non-executive Director
Mr. Gu Jiong, aged 45, was appointed as an alternate Director to Mr. Thomas Hui To, a non-executive Director of the Company on 25 October 2016. Mr. Gu was a non-executive Director of the Company between 29 January 2016 and 25 October 2016. He has been the chief financial officer of CMC Holdings since October 2015 and a Director of CMC Capital Partners since September 2013. Prior to joining CMC Capital Partners, Mr. Gu served as the chief financial officer in BesTV New Media Co., Ltd. from January 2010 to September 2013. He worked in UTStarcom Inc. from April 2004 to December 2009 and was the corporate controller when he left the company. He also worked in Ernst & Young Shanghai office from July 1995 to April 2004 and was a senior manager of the audit department when he left the firm. Mr. Gu is currently an independent non-executive director of Xinming China Holdings Limited and Chen Xing Development Holdings Limited, both companies listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange. Mr. Gu has been a non-practicing member of the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants since April 2004. Mr. Gu obtained a bachelor degree in finance management from Fudan University in the PRC in July 1995.
Miss Szeto Wai Ling Virginia, aged 55, was appointed as an independent non-executive Director of the Company on 29 January 2016. She is also the chairman of the Remuneration Committee, a member of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee of the Company. She is a practising solicitor in Hong Kong and a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales. She holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from Oxford Brookes University and a Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice Policy from The London School of Economics and Political Science. Miss Szeto is currently an independent non-executive director of Shunten International (Holdings) Limited (former name: RM Group Holdings Limited) from 15 April 2016. Miss Szeto was a former chairman and nonexecutive director of Larry Jewelry International Company Limited from 3 October 2016 to 12 January 2018 and was a former executive director of Sino Haijing Holdings Limited from 19 March 2015 to 4 July 2016. She was also a former independent non-executive director of SMI Culture Group Holdings Limited (former name: Qin Jia Yuan Media Services Company Limited) from 31 August 2012 to 27 August 2013. All four companies are listed on the main board or the GEM of the Stock Exchange. Miss Szeto was the Head of Legal Department of New World Development Company Limited.
Mr. Poon Kwok Hing Albert, aged 56, was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company on 23 June 2015. He is also the chairman of the Audit Committee, a member of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee of the Company. He is currently the independent non-executive directors of the Rosedale Hotel Holdings Limited and Master Glory Group Limited (former name: Hanny Holdings Limited), both companies listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange. Mr. Poon graduated from the University of Bath, United Kingdom with a Master of Science degree in Business Administration. He is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the CPA Australia.
Mr. Pang Hong, aged 63, was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company on 23 June 2015. He is also the chairman of the Nomination Committee of the Company, a member of the Audit Committee of the Company, and a member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company. He had worked for various enterprises and government departments in China for over 20 years. He has substantial knowledge of the investment environment in China and has extensive experience in the management of Chinese companies. He is currently the independent non-executive directors of SMI Holdings Group Limited and Sino Haijing Holdings Limited, both companies listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange. Mr. Pang was also a former independent non-executive director of OCI International Holdings Limited, a company whose shares are listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange, from 17 January 2001 to 29 February 2012.
Mr. Hui To Thomas, aged 45, was appointed as a Non-executive Director of the Company on 25 October 2016. He is the chief operating officer and an executive director of CMC Holdings. Mr. Hui is also a non-executive director of Television Broadcasts Limited, which is listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange. Mr. Hui was formerly the managing director of Gravity Corporation, a media holding company. Prior to that, Mr. Hui was an independent nonexecutive director of KingSoft Corporation Limited, which is listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange. Before that, Mr. Hui was the president, chief operation officer and an executive director of GigaMedia Limited, a company listed on the NASDAQ stock market. Prior to that, Mr. Hui also was a non-executive director of JC Entertainment Corporation, a Korean online game company listed on the KOSDAQ stock market. He was an executive director in the investment banking division of Goldman Sachs (Asia) L.L.C., Hong Kong, and an investment banker at Merrill Lynch & Co. as well as serving as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company. Mr. Hui holds a Master’s Degree of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University and a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Miss Lok Yee Ling Virginia, aged 61, was appointed as an executive Director of the Company on 29 January 2016. She is currently an Assistant General Manager (Talent Management and Development) of TVB. She first joined TVB in November 2003 as Assistant Controller (Talent), and was promoted to Deputy Controller (Production Resources) in May 2004 and Controller (Production Resources) in January 2008, and to her current position in July 2016. Miss Lok has had over 35 years of experience in TV drama production, artist management, production and distribution of motion pictures and the media industry in Hong Kong. From 1978 to 1982, Miss Lok started to work as assistant director (Drama) in Commercial Television and Rediffusion Television Limited (“RTV”) and was promoted to director (Drama) in RTV. During this period, she also worked as line producer and production manager for a number of movies. From 1983 to 1993, Miss Lok took up the positions of line producer and executive producer in sizable movie production companies, including Shaw Brothers (Hong Kong) Limited. From 2009 to 2015, while serving as an executive of TVB, she also worked as executive producer and producer on a number of major movie productions. With years of experience in motion pictures, Miss Lok has produced more than 40 titles, including a number of major box office hits, such as Let’s Make Laugh（表錯七日情）, Love in a Fallen City（傾城之戀）, To Be Number One（跛豪）, Prince Charming（青蛙王子）, Turning Point（Laughing Gor之變節）and 72 Tenants of Prosperity（72家租客）. Recent productions include Line Walker（使徒行者）and Triumph in the Skies（衝上雲霄）. Miss Lok is a director of Shine Investment Limited and Shine Holdings Cayman Limited, the substantial shareholders of the Company.
Ms. Ding Xueleng, aged 52, was appointed as an executive Director on 6 January 2010 and is the Vice President of the Company. She is primarily responsible for the management of footwear and apparel operations, design, research and development of the Group. Ms. Ding has 25 years of experience in the sportswear industry since she became the director of Fujian Jinjiang Hengqiang Shoes and Plastics Company（福建省晉江市恒強鞋塑有限公司）. Ms. Ding joined the Group in February 1999 and was appointed as a director of Fujian Meike in 1999. She has also been the manager of Fujian Meike starting from February 1999 and was then appointed as the deputy general manager since February 2003. In August 2007, Ms. Ding was appointed as the general manager of Fujian Meike. Ms. Ding is a director of Fujian Meike. Ms. Ding is Mr. Ding Siqiang’s wife.
Mr. Ding Siqiang, aged 55, is an executive Director of the Company. He was appointed a Director of the Company since 25 June 2009 and re-designated as an executive Director on 6 January 2010. He was the chairman and president of the Company until 29 January 2016. Mr. Ding has 25 years of experience in the sportswear industry since he started to operate Fujian Jinjiang Hengqiang Shoes and Plastics Company（福建省晉江市恒強鞋塑有限公司）in 1993. He joined the Group in 1999 as the vice chairman of Fujian Meike Leisure Sports Goods Co., Ltd.（福建美克休閒體育用品有限公司）(“Fujian Meike”). He served as the legal representative and general manager of Fujian Meike since February 2003 and became the president of Fujian Meike since August 2007. He has been a member of the Ninth and Tenth Fujian Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference（中國人民政治協商會議福建省第九屆和第十屆委員）since December 2002. He was appointed as a Standing Director of the First Session of the Jinjiang City Overseas Friendship Association（晉江市海外聯誼會第一屆常務理事）in December 2002. He was appointed as a Honorary Chairman of the First Council of the Jinjiang City Charity Federation（晉江市慈善總會首屆理事會榮譽會長）in December 2002. He was appointed as a director of the Fifth Board of Directors of Huaqiao University（華僑大學第五屆董事會董事）in December 2002. He was appointed as a Honorary Chairman of the Third Council of the Quanzhou City Footwear Chamber of Commerce（泉州市鞋業商會第三屆理事會名譽會長）in January 2006. He was appointed as the Honorary Leader of Chinese Women Hockey Team（中國女子曲棍球隊榮譽領隊）by Chinese Hockey Association（中國曲棍球協會）in October 2007. He also received his diploma in a course for chief executive officer in China（中國企業總裁高級研修班）from Peking University（北京大學）in September 2003. Mr. Ding is Ms. Ding Xueleng’s husband.
Mr. Li Ruigang, aged 48, was appointed as the Chairman and Non-executive Director of the Company on 25 October 2016. He is the Founding Chairman of CMC Capital Partners and CMC Holdings (together with its affiliates, called “CMC”). Mr. Li has rich operational experience and in-depth insight into China’s media and entertainment industry. Mr. Li is a pioneer in establishing extensive international partnerships, and has led CMC in the creation of many industry champions across the areas of media, entertainment, sports, internet, mobile, and lifestyle. Mr. Li is a non-executive director of WPP plc which is listed on the London Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange. Mr. Li is a member of the Chinese Football Association’s Executive Committee and a board member of Special Olympics. Mr. Li is the Honorary Chairman of Shanghai Oriental Pearl Media Co. Ltd. which is listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. Mr. Li is the vice chairman and a non-executive director of Television Broadcasts Limited (“TVB”) and a non-executive director of IMAX China Holding, Inc., both are the companies listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange. Mr. Li was formerly the chairman and president of Shanghai Media Group (“SMG”) in China for more than ten years, and had successfully transformed SMG from a provincial broadcaster into a media conglomerate with a comprehensive business scope, including the A-share listed Shanghai Oriental Pearl Media Co. Ltd. and China Business Network. Mr. Li was also Chief of Staff of Shanghai Municipal Government. Mr. Li holds a Master’s Degree of Arts and a Bachelor’s Degree of Arts of Journalism from Fudan University.
Listed Date 01 Feb 2010
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