Directors

 

Non-executive Director and Chairman

Mr. Yan Zhi (閻志), aged 42, was appointed as a non-executive Director and the Chairman of the Company in November 2011. Mr. Yan has extensive experience in logistics, project planning, business and operation management. He has approximately 10 years of experience in the commercial property and wholesale shopping mall industries, as well as approximately 19 years of experience in the advertising and media industry and business management. Mr. Yan is the chairman and executive director of Zall Development Group Ltd. (stock code: 2098), shares of which are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange. Mr. Yan received a master’s degree in business administration for senior executives from Wuhan University (武漢大學) in February 2008 and his executive master of business administration degree at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Management (長 江商學院) in 2013.

 

Executive Directors

Ms. Liu Qin (劉琴), aged 46, was appointed as an Executive Director in November 2011. Ms. Liu has over 14 years of experience in real estate sales, human resources management and administrative management. She is an assistant to the chairman of Zall Development Group Ltd. (stock code: 2098), shares of which are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange. Ms. Liu graduated from Wu Han Radio and TV University (武漢市廣播電視大學) with a diploma in economic management, Ms. Liu is currently studying for an executive master of business administration degree at Tsinghua University (清華大學).

Mr. Duan Yan (段岩), aged 35, was appointed as an Executive Director and chief executive officer in November 2011. Mr. Duan resigned as chief executive officer and an authorised representative of the Company on 7 March 2014. Mr. Duan holds a master degree of E-Commerce from Middlesex University in London and has extensive experience in logistics as well as business and operation management.

Mr. Xie Bing Mu (謝炳木), aged 52, was appointed as an Executive Director, chief executive officer and an authorised representative on 7 March 2014. He has been the general manager of WIT since November 2003 and a director of WIT since January 2004. He completed the professional studies in business administration at Fujian Broadcasting University (福建廣播電視大學) in 1986 and completed a postgraduate course conducted by Xiamen University (厦門大學) in 2001. He is an accountant in
the PRC. Mr. Xie has over 30 years’ experience in port and container terminal business in the PRC. Mr. Xie joined the Group in March 2001. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Xie had worked in an international port company and container terminal company in the PRC for the years between 1997 and 2001.

 

Non-executive Directors

Mr. Fang Yibing (方一兵), aged 60, was appointed as a non-executive Director and a member of the audit committee of the Company (the “Audit Committee”) and the remuneration committee of the Company (the “Remuneration Committee”) in November 2011 and he was appointed as member of the nomination committee of the Company (the “Nomination Committee”) since March 2012. Mr. Fang is a solicitor admitted in the PRC. He received a bachelor degree in Law from Hubei Huanggang Radio & TV University (湖北黃岡廣播電視大學), the PRC and holds an executive master of business administration degree from Wuhan University.

 

Independent Non-executive Directors

Mr. Lee Kang Bor, Thomas (李鏡波), aged 61, took office as an independent non-executive Director in September 2005. He has been a member and the chairman of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee since September 2005 and is a member of the Nomination Committee of the Group. He graduated from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (formerly Hong Kong Polytechnic) with a higher diploma in accountancy in 1976. He received his bachelor and master of laws degrees from the University of London in 1988 and 1990 respectively. Mr. Lee is a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK) and was called to the Bar of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn in 1990. Mr. Lee is a past president and a member of the Council of the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong and a past president and honorary advisor of Asia Oceania Tax Consultants’ Association. Mr. Lee is the chairman of Thomas Lee& Partners Limited, Certified Tax Advisers. Mr. Lee is an independent non-executive director of Sparkle Roll Group Limited (stock code: 0970), the shares of which are listed on the Stock Exchange.


Mr. Wong Wai Keung, Frederick (黃煒強), aged 59, took office as an independent non-executive Director in April 2014. He has been a member of the Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee of the Company since April 2014. He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Hong Kong Institute of Directors, and holds a master’s degree in electronic commerce from Edith Cowen University, Western Australia. Mr. Wong has over 30 years of accounting, finance, audit, tax and corporate finance experience and has worked at an international certified public accountants firm and listed companies in the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Thailand. Mr. Wong is now the chief financial officer and company secretary of APAC Resources Limited (stock code: 1104), shares of which are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange. Prior to joining APAC Resources Limited, Mr. Wong was the chief financial officer, company secretary and authorised representative of the Company from January 2001 to January 2011. He was also an executive director of Hwa Kay Thai Holdings Limited (now known as China Solar Energy Holdings Limited) (stock code: 0155) from 1996 to 1999, shares of which are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange.


Dr. Mao Zhenhua(毛振華), aged 51, graduated from Wuhan University with a Doctorate Degree in Economics. Dr. Mao is the chairman and chief executive officer of China Chengxin Credit Management Co., Ltd. He has extensive experience in investment banking. He is a part-time professor of Renmin University of China and the chairman of the Institute of Economy in Beijing from 2006 till now. Dr. Mao had carried out economic analysis and policies research for Hubei Provincial Government, Hainan Provincial Government and Research Office of the State Council. Dr. Mao is currently an independent non-executive director of U-Home Group Holdings Limited
(stock code: 2327), a company listed on the Stock Exchange, from October 2005 till now. He was an independent non-executive director of Beautiful China Holdings Limited (stock code: 0706), a company listed on the Stock Exchange, from February 2001 to March 2013 and was re-designated as executive director from March 2013 to February 2014.

 

Committees

 

Audit Committee
Mr. Lee Kang Bor, Thomas (Chairman)
Mr. Wong Wai Keung, Frederick
Dr. Mao Zhenhua
Mr. Fang Yibing

 

Remuneration Committee
Mr. Lee Kang Bor, Thomas(Chairman)
Mr. Wong Wai Keung, Frederick
Dr. Mao Zhenhua
Mr. Fang Yibing

 

Nomination Committee
Mr. Wong Wai Keung, Frederick (Chairman)
Mr. Lee Kang Bor, Thomas
Dr. Mao Zhenhua
Mr. Fang Yibing