Mr. Lu Chin Chu - Executive Director and Chairman
Mr. Lu Chin Chu, aged 65, has been an executive director and the chairman of the Company since March 26, 2014. Mr. Lu was an executive director of the Company from February 15, 1996 to March 4, 2011. He joined Pou Chen Corporation (“PCC”), being listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (“TSE”), in 1977. He is the president of the real estate department of the Group and in charge of the management of the real estate. He is a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company.
Mr. Lu is also the president and a director of PCC and he is involved primarily in board level and strategic issues. He is also a director of Wealthplus Holdings Limited (“Wealthplus”) and Win Fortune Investments Limited (“Win Fortune”), both are wholly-owned subsidiaries of PCC. PCC, through Wealthplus and Win Fortune, has interests in the shares of the Company which would need to be disclosed to the Company under the provision of Divisions 2 and 3 of Part XV of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (“SFO”).
Mr. Lu has over 40 years of experience in the manufacturing of footwear and footwear materials, and holds a Master Degree in Business Administration from National Chung Hsing University in Taiwan. Mr. Lu is a non-executive director of Prosperous Industrial (Holdings) Limited and was a non-executive director of Luen Thai Holdings Limited from September 17, 2007 to February 15, 2017, both companies being listed on the main board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (“Stock Exchange”). He is a director of San Fang Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. (“San Fang”) and was also a director of Evermore Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. (“Evermore”) from June 19, 2006 to January 16, 2018, both companies being listed on the TSE. Mr. Lu is involved in board level activities and is not engaged in the day-to-day management of San Fang and Evermore.
Ms. Tsai Pei Chun, Patty - Executive Director and Managing Director
Ms. Tsai Pei Chun, Patty, aged 39, has been the managing director of the Company since June 28, 2013. She graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in May 2002 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics with a concentration in Finance and a College Minor in Psychology.
She joined the Group in 2002 and serves as an executive director of the Company from January 18, 2005 with focus on the Group’s strategic planning and enterprise developments. Ms. Tsai currently also serves as a non-executive director of Pou Sheng, a non-wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, whose shares are listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange.
She is also a director of PCC and Wealthplus. Both PCC and Wealthplus are companies having interests in the shares of the Company which would fall to be disclosed to the Company under the provision of Divisions 2 and 3 of Part XV of the SFO. She previously served as a board director of Mega Financial Holding Company Limited, a company listed on the TSE. Ms. Tsai is a cousin of Mr. Tsai Ming-Lun, Ming, who is an executive director of the Company.
Mr. Chan Lu Min - Executive Director
Mr. Chan Lu Min, aged 64, joined the Group in 2001. He is a director and the chairman of PCC and the president of administration management department and in charge of finance and accounting.
Mr. Chan was appointed as an executive director of the Company on March 7, 2001. He is a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company. He has 38 years of finance and accounting experience in Taiwan. Mr. Chan is a graduate of Chung Hsing University in Taiwan.
Mr. Chan is also a director of Wealthplus and Win Fortune. PCC, through Wealthplus and Win Fortune, has interests in the shares of the Company which would fall to be disclosed to the Company under the provision of Divisions 2 and 3 of Part XV of the SFO.
Mr. Lin Cheng-Tien - Executive Director
Mr. Lin Cheng-Tien, aged 59, graduated from South Fields College, United Kingdom majoring in shoe manufacturing. He joined the Group in 1990 and is a senior executive vice president of the Group responsible for the production, sales and marketing of certain footwear brand customers of the Group. He was the head of a business unit of the Group.
Mr. Lin was appointed as an executive director of the Company on March 20, 2015. He is also a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company.
Mr. Lin has more than 28 years of experience in the footwear sector. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Lin had worked with a renowned footwear manufacturing company in Taiwan responsible for the business and development of different brands.
Mr. Hu Chia-Ho - Executive Director
Mr. Hu Chia-Ho, aged 50, graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, the United States of America with a Master’s degree of Science. He joined PCC in 1997.
He is a vice president of the Group and is the head of the Human Resources Department and the Sustainable Development Department of PCC. Mr. Hu was appointed as an executive director of the Company on March 20, 2015. He has extensive experiences in human resources management and business development.
Prior to joining PCC, Mr. Hu had worked with Citibank Taiwan and was responsible for corporate financing and the related businesses.
Mr. Liu George Hong-Chih - Executive Director
Mr. Liu George Hong-Chih, aged 46, holds a Master of Business Administration Degree in Finance and Entrepreneurial Management from The Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania and Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and International Studies from Yale University. Mr. Liu worked as a management consultant with Bain & Company in the U.S. and Beijing, China, after graduating from the university. Mr. Liu was with Morgan Stanley from 2000 to 2010 with primary responsibility in deal origination and execution and client coverage in Greater China. Mr. Liu last held the position of executive director with Morgan Stanley. In June 2010, Mr. Liu joined China International Capital Corporation as managing director and head of Hong Kong Investment Banking Department.
Mr. Liu joined the Company on April 29, 2013 and was appointed as an executive director of the Company on June 28, 2013. He is a vice president of the Group responsible for the business development and production management of certain major brands. He is also a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company. Mr. Liu was also a non-executive director of Symphony Holdings Limited, a company listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange, from August 20, 2014 to June 1, 2015.
Mr. Hu Dien Chien - Executive Director and CFO
Mr. Hu Dien Chien, aged 39, holds a Master of Business Administration Degree in Finance and Accounting from New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Finance from National Taiwan University.
Mr. Hu worked as a Business Analyst in Deutsche Asset Management in Taiwan after graduating from the university and then Research Associate in CLSA Asia Pacific Markets covering the telecom and petrochemical sectors in Taiwan. After business school, Mr. Hu joined Goldman Sachs (Asia) L.L.C. (“Goldman Sachs”) in Hong Kong from 2006 to 2014, where he was responsible for leading strategic/capital market services including business origination and execution for a variety of corporate clients in Greater China. Mr. Hu last held the position of executive director with Goldman Sachs. In 2014, Mr. Hu joined an electric vehicle company in Taiwan as chief financial officer. Mr. Hu was an independent director of United Advertising Co., Ltd., a company listed on the TSE, from June 22, 2016 to December 31, 2016.
Mr. Hu joined the Company on November 21, 2016 as Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) and was appointed as an executive director of the Company on March 24, 2017. He is a vice president and the Head of Strategic Investment Department of the Group. He is also a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company.
Mr. Wong Hak Kun - Independent Non-executive Director
Mr. Wong Hak Kun, aged 62, graduated from The University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor Degree in Social Sciences. He is a member of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is also a member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants as well as Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.
Mr. Wong was appointed as an independent non-executive director of the Company on June 1, 2018. Mr. Wong has over 36 years of audit, assurance and management experiences with Deloitte China, of which he was a partner since 1992. Mr. Wong also served as a member of Deloitte China’s Governance Board from years 2000 to 2008. Prior to his retirement from Deloitte China in May 2017, he was the Managing Partner of Deloitte China’s Audit and Assurance practice.
Mr. Wong is an independent non-executive director of Lung Kee (Bermuda) Holdings Limited and Zhejiang Cangnan Instrument Group Company Limited, both being listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange.
Mr. Ho Lai Hong - Independent Non-executive Director
Mr. Ho Lai Hong, aged 61, holds a Master
of Business Administration Degree from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He
is a member of The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries. He is also a
member of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute and an associate
member of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors. Mr. Ho was a member of the Hong
Kong General Chamber of Commerce from April 2014 to March 2018.
Mr. Ho was appointed as an independent
non-executive director of the Company, the chairman of the Nomination Committee
and a member of the audit committee and remuneration committee of the Company
with effect from May 24, 2019. Mr. Ho has over 30 years of banking,
corporate finance and management experiences with Mizuho Bank Ltd. Prior to his
retirement from Mizuho Bank Ltd. in March 2018, he was the General
Manager/Alternate Chief Executive of Mizuho Bank Ltd. Hong Kong Branch. Mr. Ho
is an independent non-executive director of Foshan Water Environmental
Protection Co., Ltd.
Ms. Yen Mun-Gie, Teresa - Independent Non-executive Director
Ms. Yen Mun-Gie (also known as Teresa Yen), aged 48, holds an undergraduate degree from University of California at Berkeley and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business. Ms. Yen was appointed as an independent non-executive director of the Company on November 28, 2012.
Ms. Yen was a non-executive director of HKC (Holdings) Limited, a company listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange, between October 3, 2007 and May 8, 2015. She is a managing partner of Radiant Capital (“Radiant”), a Northeast Asia focused real estate investment firm. Prior to Radiant, she had been a senior advisor to Cerberus Asia Capital Management, LLC., for 12 years. She worked with KPMG real estate consulting, Sumitomo Bank, Long-Term Credit Bank of Japan and Heller Financial.
Mr. Chen Chia-Shen - Independent Non-executive Director
Mr. Chen Chia-Shen, aged 65, holds a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in psychology from National Taiwan University. Mr. Chen has worked at National Taiwan University for over 30 years and had acted as the head of the Department and Graduate Institute of Business Administration. He retired as the professor of the Department and Graduate Institute of Business Administration in July 2019 and currently acts as an adjunct professor. He was also a visiting scholar at Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, the United States.
Mr. Chen has been an independent director of Chia Hsin Cement Corporation, a company listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange, since 2013. He was also an independent director of CPC Corporation, Taiwan, a public company in Taiwan, for three sessions. He is an external senior consultant at the Industrial Technology Research Institute of Taiwan and the founding chairman and a director of the Taiwan Employee Assistance Professionals Association. He was also the president of the Republic of China Affiliate of the International Council for Small Business and the vice-chairman of the Association of Asian Small and Medium-sized Enterprises.