Independent Non-Executive Director
Independent Non-Executive Director
Independent Non-Executive Director
Chairman and Non-executive Director
Mr. Gu Jiong, aged 44, has been appointed as an Alternate Director to Mr. Thomas Hui To, a Non-executive Director of the Company with effect from 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. (SHSE: 600637) from January 2010 to September 2013. He worked in UTStarcom Inc. (NASDAQ: UTSI) 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 53, 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. She is a practicing solicitor in Hong Kong and a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales. She is currently the sole practitioner of Szeto Virginia & Co, Solicitors. Miss Szeto 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. She is currently an executive director of Sino Haijing Holdings Limited, a company whose shares are listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 1106) from 19 March 2015. She is also an independent non-executive director of RM Group Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 932). She was a former independent non-executive director of SMI Culture Group Holdings Limited (former name: Qin Jia Yua Media Services Company Limited) (Stock Code: 2366) from 31 August 2012 to 27 August 2013. Miss Szeto was also the Head of Legal Department of New World Development Company Limited (Stock Code: 0017), both companies listed in the main board of the Stock Exchange.
Mr. Poon Kwok Hing, Albert, aged 54, 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. He is currently the independent non-executive directors of the Rosedale Hotel Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 1189) and Hanny Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 275), 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 62, was appointed as an independent non-executive Director of the Company on 23 June 2015. He is also the chairman of the Nomination Committee, a member of the Audit Committee, and a member of the Remuneration Committee. He had worked for various enterprises and government departments in PRC for over 20 years. He has substantial knowledge of the investment environment in PRC and has extensive experience in the management of Chinese companies. He is currently the independent non-executive directors of SMI Holdings Group Limited (Stock Code: 198), and Sino Haijing Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 1106), both companies listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange. Mr. Pang was also a former independent non-executive director of Dragonite International Limited (Stock Code: 329), 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 44, has been appointed as a Non-executive Director of the Company with effect from 25 October 2016.
Mr. Hui is the president, chief strategy officer and an executive director of CMC Holdings. Mr. Hui is also a non-executive director of Television Broadcasts Limited, a company 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 non-executive 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 Degree of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University and a Bachelor Degree of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Miss Lok Yee Ling Virginia, aged 59, was appointed as an executive Director of the Company on 29 January 2016. She is currently Controller (Production Resources) of Television Broadcasts Limited (“TVB”), a company whose shares are listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 511). She first joined TVB in November 2003 as Assistant Controller (Talent), and was promoted to Deputy Controller (Production Resources) in May 2004, and to her current position in January 2008. 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之变節）and 72 Tenants of Prosperity（72家租客）.
Mr. Jiang Wei, aged 46, has been appointed as an Executive Director of the Company with effect from 25 October 2016.
Mr. Jiang is the managing director of Gravity Pictures Film Production Company (“Gravity Pictures”) since September 2013. Gravity Pictures has successfully produced and distributed local films including Black & White Episode 2, Fleet of Time, Somewhere Only We Know and Let's Get Married etc.
Mr. Jiang was formerly the chief representative of Great China for EDKO Films Limited (“EDKO Films”) since June 2001, and general manager of EDKO (Beijing) Films Limited from 2005 to September 2013, distributing films of EDKO as well as Universal Pictures titles in mainland China. Meanwhile, Mr. Jiang has been the vice president of Urban Cinema Branch of China Film Distribution and Projection Association. Mr. Jiang has participated in the production and taken charge of the distribution of local productions including Fearless, Kung Fu Hustle, Secret, Lust, Caution, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, Sophie’s Revenge, Ocean Heaven, Cold War and Finding Mr. Right. During his days in EDKO Films, Mr. Jiang also led the distribution of Slumdog Millionaire, Sanctum, Three Idiots and Universal titles in mainland China such as Mr. Bean's Holiday, The Bourne Ultimatum, The Bourne Legacy, Fast Five, Fast & Furious 6, and Battleship etc.Prior to EDKO Films, Mr. Jiang had worked at Sony from April 1994 to June 2001. In 1997, he started taking charge of the distribution of Sony Pictures in mainland China, where he participated in the development and distribution of the celebrated hit Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.
Ms. Ding Xueleng, aged 51, 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, financial management and overall administration management of the Group. Ms. Ding has 22 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 which is a subsidiary of the Company. Ms. Ding Xueleng is Mr. Ding Siqiang’s wife.
Mr. Li Ruigang, aged 47, has been appointed as a Non-executive Director of the Company and the Chairman of the Board with effect from 25 October 2016.
Mr. Li 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 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 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 Degree of Arts and a Bachelor Degree of Arts of Journalism from Fudan University.
Listed Date 01 Feb 2010
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