Directors

 

Non-executive Director and Chairman

Mr. Yan Zhi (閻志), aged 44, 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 20 years of experience in the advertising and media industry and business management. Mr. Yan is the co-chairman and executive director of Zall Group Ltd. (stock code: 2098), shares of which are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. Mr. Yan has been appointed as a director of LightInTheBox Holding Co., Ltd., a company listed on New York Stock Exchange since 30 March 2016.

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

Mr. Xie Bingmu (謝炳木), aged 54, was appointed as an executive director, chief executive officer, an authorised representative and the Compliance Officer in 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 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.

Mr. Zhang Jiwei (張際偉), aged 54, was appointed as executive director on 27 October 2016. Mr. Zhang was the head of the City Design Bureau of Huang Gang City from 1982 to 1997, the head of the Huang Gang City Planning Bureau from 1997 to 2012, and held other positions in the Huang Gang City government from 2012 to 2014. Mr. Zhang obtained a bachelor’s degree in industrial and civil engineering from Wuhan University of Technology (武漢理工大學) in 1982 and a master degree in managerial economics from Nanyang Technological University in 2009.

Ms. Liu Qin (劉琴), aged 49, was appointed as an executive director in November 2011. Ms. Liu has over 20 years of experience in real estate development, business project operations, human resource management and administration. Ms. Liu is the chief executive officer and general manager of Hankou North Group Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Zall Group Ltd. (stock code: 2098), of which Mr. Yan Zhi, a non-executive director and chairman of the board of directors of the Company, is a controlling shareholder and shares of which are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange. Ms. Liu is also the vice president of Zall Holdings Company Limited which is controlled by Mr. Yan Zhi. 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 obtained a senior economist qualification certificate from the Human Resources and Social Security Department of Hubei Province in 2014.

 

Non-executive Directors

Mr. Xia Yu (夏禹), aged 56, was appointed as non-executive director on 27 October 2016. He worked in various positions at the finance department of a state-operated organisation from 1981 to 1997, was the head of the commerce committee, financial controller and party branch secretary from 1997 to 2000 of a state-operated organisation, and was the chairman of the board of Hubei Xuelong Group Co., Limited (湖北雪龍集團股份有限公司)from 2000 to 2003. Since 2004, Mr. Xia has been a director at Zall Holding Company Limited, a company held under the controlling shareholder, incorporated in the People’s Republic of China. Mr. Xia obtained a bachelor’s degree in managerial economics from Central Party School Open College in 1997, and holds the qualification of senior accountant.

 

Independent Non-executive Directors

Mr. Lee Kang Bor, Thomas (李鏡波), aged 63, 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 both these companies are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange. Mr. Lee had been an independent non-executive director of Camsing International Holding Limited (formerly known as Fittec International Group Limited, stock code: 2662), the shares of which are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, since 21 January 2016 and had been the chairman of the audit committee and a member of the remuneration committee of such company since 4 February 2016, until he resigned from such positions on 31 May 2016.

Mr. Wong Wai Keung, Frederick(黃煒強), aged 61, took office as an independent non-executive Director in April 2014. He has been a member of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company since April 2014 and chairman of the Nomination Committee since October 2015. He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, 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 currently an independent non-executive director, chairman of the audit committee and a member of the remuneration committee of Perfect Group International Holdings Limited (stock code: 3326), shares of which are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange. Mr. Wong had been the chief financial officer of APAC Resources Limited (stock code: 1104), shares of which are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, since January 2011 and also acted as the company secretary of the company between April 2011 and December 2011 and since February 2013 until he resigned from such positions in July 2016 and served as a consultant to the company between August 2016 to October 2016. 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 53, took office as an independent non-executive Director in January 2016. He has been a member of the Nomination Committee, Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company since January 2016. Dr. Mao graduated from Wuhan University with a Doctorate Degree in Economics. Dr. Mao is the founder and the chairman of China Chengxin Group. He has been a part-time professor of Renmin University of China and Nankai University, as well as the Associate Director of the Institute of Economic Research in Renmin University of China. Dr. Mao had carried out economic analysis and policies research for the Statistics Bureau of Hubei Province, Hubei Provincial Policy Research Office, Hainan Provincial Government Research Office and the Research Office of the State Council. Since October 2005, Dr. Mao has been a non-executive director, a member of Audit Committee and the chairman of Strategy Committee of U-Home Group Holdings Limited (stock code: 2327), shares of which are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange.

 

Committees

 

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

 

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

 

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