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Mr. CHENG Kam Chiu, Stewart
Mr. ZHANG Kun
Mr. TANG, John Wing Yan
Mr. CHENG Ming Kit
Mr. CHAN Chi Yuen
Mr. CHIU Wai On
Mr. WONG Man Kong, Peter, BBS, JP
Mr. YUNG Chun Fai, Dickie
Mr. CHENG Kam Chiu, Stewart Chairman and Executive Director
Mr. CHENG Kam Chiu, Stewart, aged 63, was appointed as an Executive Director in February 2008 and the Chairman in May 2009. Mr. Cheng holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the United States of America (“USA”); a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, USA; and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Being a member of The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, Mr. Cheng is a professional engineer with extensive experience in property development and construction management. Mr. Cheng is a member of the Shunde District, Foshan City Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference since November 2006.
Mr. Cheng joined Hip Hing Construction Company Limited in 1984 as a project manager and was subsequently appointed as director. From 1993 to 1997, Mr. Cheng was transferred to New World Development (China) Limited as a director and an assistant general manager, overseeing property development in the People’s Republic of China (“PRC”). He was a director of NWS Service Management Limited from 1997 to 2006, and was mainly responsible for the construction and the electrical and mechanical engineering businesses and pursuing business opportunities in the PRC. Mr. Cheng is the managing director of Cheung Hung Development (Holdings) Limited, principally engaging in property development in both Hong Kong and the PRC. He was an executive director of International Entertainment Corporation from January 2008 to June 2017, which shares are listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Stock Exchange”).
Mr. Cheng is the uncle of Mr. Cheng Ming Kit, a Non-executive Director of the Company.
Mr. ZHANG Kun Executive Director
Mr. ZHANG Kun, aged 34, was appointed as an Executive Director in December 2016. Mr. Zhang holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, and a Master of Science degree from Harvard University in Massachusetts, USA.
Mr. Zhang has over 8 years of experience in corporate finance, investment, international capital markets and engineering. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Zhang worked at the Corporate Finance Division of Deutsche Bank AG and The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited. Mr. Zhang joined Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Limited (being a fellow subsidiary of the holding company of Max Sun Enterprises Limited which holds approximately 0.28% of the issued share capital of the Company) since April 2013 and is currently a senior vice president of Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Limited.
Mr. TANG, John Wing Yan Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. TANG, John Wing Yan, aged 65, joined the Group as General Manager in August 2015. He brought with him over 20 years of senior management experience and had held top executive positions with various international companies prior to joining the Group.
Formally trained as a structural engineer, Mr. Tang was a Chartered Engineer in the United Kingdom as well as a Registered Professional Engineer in the United States of America (“USA”) and Canada. Author and co-author of peer-reviewed publications in several technical journals and conferences, he is also the holder of U.S. Patent US6329589 pertaining to wireless transmission of solar power for exterior curtain wall in buildings.
Mr. Tang holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Massachusetts, USA; a Master’s degree in Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, USA; and a Graduate-Level Diploma in Financial Engineering from Stanford University, USA.
Mr. CHENG Ming Kit Non-executive Director
Mr. CHENG Ming Kit, aged 43, was appointed as an Executive Director in October 2009 and the Chief Executive Officer in March 2012. Mr. Cheng resigned as the Chief Executive Officer on 19 August 2015. He was re-designated as a Non-executive Director in June 2017. Mr. Cheng holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the University of Alberta, Canada and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, USA.
Mr. Cheng has over 10 years of experience in merger and acquisition, capital markets and corporate finance. He also has extensive investment and management experience in the energy business in Hong Kong, the PRC and overseas. He served various positions with New World Development Company Limited, a company listed on the Stock Exchange, and was responsible for corporate finance, fund raising and real estate activities in the PRC. From 2003 to 2008, Mr. Cheng was involved in the investment and operations in the gold mining industry in the PRC and held various senior positions in a mining company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange Venture Board with mining and exploration operations in the PRC. Mr. Cheng is currently an executive director and the co-chairman of Beijing Gas Blue Sky Holdings Limited (formerly known as “Blue Sky Power Holdings Limited”), which shares are listed on the Stock Exchange.
Mr. Cheng is the nephew of Mr. Cheng Kam Chiu, Stewart, the Chairman and an Executive Director of the Company.
Mr. CHAN Chi Yuen
Mr. CHAN Chi Yuen, aged 51, was re-designated as an Independent Non-executive Director in May 2012. He acted as an Executive Director and the Chairman from May to October 2006 and a Non-executive Director from October 2006 to May 2012. Mr. Chan holds a Bachelor’s degree with honours in Business Administration and a Master of Science degree with distinction in Corporate Governance and Directorship. He is a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He is a practicing certified public accountant and has extensive experience in financial management, corporate development, corporate finance and corporate governance.
Mr. Chan is currently an executive director of Noble Century Investment Holdings Limited, e-Kong Group Limited and Royal Century Resources Holdings Limited (formerly known as “Kate China Holdings Limited”), and an independent non-executive director of Affluent Partners Holdings Limited (formerly known as “Man Sang Jewellery Holdings Limited”), Asia Energy Logistics Group Limited, China Baoli Technologies Holdings Limited (formerly known as “REX Global Entertainment Holdings Limited”), Jun Yang Financial Holdings Limited, Media Asia Group Holdings Limited, Leyou Technologies Holdings Limited and U-RIGHT International Holdings Limited, which shares are listed on the Stock Exchange. Mr. Chan was an executive director of Kong Sun Holdings Limited from December 2011 to September 2013, South East Group Limited (currently known as “China Minsheng Drawin Technology Group Limited”) from December 2013 to July 2015 and Co-Prosperity Holdings Limited from December 2014 to October 2015, and an independent non-executive director of China Sandi Holdings Limited from September 2009 to July 2014.
Mr. CHIU Wai On Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr. CHIU Wai On, aged 48, was appointed as an Independent Non- Executive Director in November 2006. Mr. Chiu is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in the United Kingdom (“UK”). He possesses extensive professional experience in accounting and auditing services. Mr. Chiu is currently an independent non-executive director of DeTai New Energy Group Limited, which shares are listed on the Stock Exchange.
Mr. WONG Man Kong, Peter, BBS, JP Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr. WONG Man Kong, Peter, BBS, JP , aged 68, was re-designated as an Independent Non-executive Director in May 2013. He acted as a Non- executive Director from February 2008 to May 2013. Mr. Wong holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering (Naval Architecture) from the University of California, Berkeley, USA. He was awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, and was an awardee of the “Young Industrialist Award of Hong Kong”. Mr. Wong is a deputy to the National People’s Congress of the PRC. He is also the standing committee vice chairman of Hong Kong Pei Hua Education Association, the executive chairman of China Chamber of Tourism, a director of Ji Nan University, and a senior member of The University of Hong Kong Foundation for Educational Development and Research.
Mr. Wong currently holds directorship in several companies listed on the Stock Exchange, including a non-executive director of Hong Kong Ferry (Holdings) Company Limited, and an independent non-executive director of Glorious Sun Enterprises Limited, China Travel International Investment Hong Kong Limited, Sun Hung Kai & Company Limited, Sino Hotels (Holdings) Limited, Chinney Investments Limited, Far East Consortium International Limited and MGM China Holdings Limited. He is also the chairman of M.K. Corporation Limited, North West Development Limited, Culture Resources Development Company Limited, Silk Road Hotel Management Company Limited and Silk Road Travel Management Limited.
Mr. YUNG Chun Fai, Dickie Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr. YUNG Chun Fai, Dickie, aged 64, was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director in March 2013. Mr. Yung holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of East Asia, Macau. He is a member of the Institute of Management and a fellow of the Chartered Management Institute. Mr. Yung has been engaged in finance and banking businesses for over 25 years. He was the chief executive officer of Landbridge Holdings Limited, the deputy chief executive officer of Industrial & Commercial Bank of China (Macau) Limited and an executive director, deputy general manager and alternate chief executive officer of Industrial & Commercial International Capital Limited (currently known as “ICBC International Holdings Limited”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Limited.