Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Choy So Yuk, BBS, JP, aged 65, was appointed an independent non-executive director of the Company on 5 June 2009. She is also a member of the audit committee and the nomination committee and the chairman of remuneration committee of the Company. She obtained her Bachelor of Science and Master of Philosophy degrees from the University of Hong Kong in 1974 and 1980 respectively. Ms. Choy was the founding managing director of SHK International Services Limited (which was subsequently acquired by Ms. Choy and changed its name to Oriental-Western Promotions Limited). Ms. Choy holds a wide variety of political, social and academic positions, such as a deputy of the National People’s Congress of China and a director of Fujian Middle School. Ms. Choy was a member of the Fujian Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and a member of the Legislative Council in Hong Kong from 1998 to 2008. Ms. Choy is currently an independent non-executive director of Ping Shan Tea Group Limited (stock code: 364) since its listing on HKEX on 30 August 2002 and an independent non-executive director of Evershine since 12 May 2015.
Mr. Leung Yuen Wing, aged 48, was appointed an independent non-executive Director on 1 November 2012. He is also the chairman of the audit committee, a member of the remuneration committee and the nomination committee of the Company. Mr. Leung is an associate member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a fellow member of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants. He had held managerial positions in various renowned accounting firms, an investment bank and enterprises including listed companies. Mr. Leung is currently the chief financial officer of a glass manufacturing company. Mr. Leung had been the company secretary and authorized representative of the Company, the financial controller of General Nice Group and the chief financial officer of Abterra and he left the Group in February 2010. He was an independent non-executive director of PME Group Limited (stock code: 379), a company listed on the main board of HKEX from September 2004 to June 2013.
Mr. Wu Zhao, aged 38, obtained a bachelor degree in Engineering (Chemical) from the University of Queensland, Australia. He also obtained a master of commerce in applied finance and a master of information technology from the University of Queensland, Australia. He has approximately 11 years of experience in finance, information technology, investment and funds management. He is currently a director of a funds management company and is also licensed to carry out Type 1 (Dealings in Securities) and Type 4 (Advising on Securities) regulated activities under the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Chapter 571 of the Laws of Hong Kong) (the “SFO”). He is also an independent non-executive director of Kate China Holdings Limited (stock code: 8125), a company listed on the Growth Enterprise Market of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Stock Exchange”).
Mr. Zhu Dengkai, aged 37, obtained a bachelor of laws degree in international law from Zhongnan University of Economic and Law in the PRC in 2000,amaster of laws degree in European law from Université Paris1–Panthéon Sorbonne in France in 2004, and a master of laws degree in international law from the school of law of Renmin University of China in 2005. He has over 10 years of experience as a practicing lawyer and is a registered as a registered lawyer in the PRC. He was a practicing lawyer in King & Wood from April 2005 to August 2007 and in Jun He Law Offices from September 2007 to August 2010. Mr. Zhu is currently a senior partner in Zhonglun W&D Law Firm. He is also a member of China Lawyers Association and the contact person of a global lawyers union, INTERLAW, in Beijing, the deputy chairman and deputy editor of Taihe Global Institute and the chairman of Beijing Benevolent Foundation.
Mr. Kwok Kam Tim, aged 39, joined the Company in 2008 and is currently the financial controller of the Company. He was the company secretary and authorized representative of the Company from February 2010 to March 2013. Mr. Kwok is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries, and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. Mr. Kwok holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accountancy and a Master degree in Corporate Governance from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He had worked in an international accounting firm and has over 14 years of experience in accounting, auditing and financial management. Currently, Mr. Kwok is an independent non-executive director of Newtree Group Holdings Limited (stock code: 1323), the shares of which is listed on the main board of the HKEX. He was also the independent non-executive director of Capital Finance Holdings Limited (stock code: 8239) during October 2009 to September 2015, and the independent non-executive director of Sky Forever Supply Chain Management Group Limited (stock code: 8047) from June 2014 to July 2014, both companies were listed on the growth enterprise market.
Mr. Zhao Cheng Shu, aged 52, was appointed an executive Director of the Company on 2 April 2009. He is also the deputy chairman of the Company and a member of the executive committee and nomination committee of the Company. Mr. Zhao is an economist and a senior engineer and has accumulated over 20 years of experience in the management of sizeable enterprises in the PRC. He is a specialist in corporate management and an entrepreneur. Currently he is a director and the general manager of Shanxi Loudong-General Nice Coking & Gas Co., Ltd. (“Shanxi Loudong”), a major subsidiary of the Company, and a director of a subsidiary of the Company. He is responsible for overall management and operations of Shanxi Loudong. Mr. Zhao is the general manager of Shanxi Loudong Industry and Trading Group Company (“Loudong Trading”) and a director of Xin Lou Resources (Hong Kong) Limited, which is a subsidiary of Loudong Trading and has more than 5% of the issued shares of the Company. He is also the Vice President of the Federation of Young Entrepreneurs of Shanxi Province, Standing Committee of the Political Consultative Conference and Representative to the National People’s Congress of Xiaoyi City of Shanxi Province, Deputy President of the Chamber of Industrial and Commerce of Xiaoyi City of Shanxi Province, Member of the Committee of the Political Consultative Conference of Luiliang City of Shanxi Province, etc. Mr. Zhao has contributed a lot to the society and thus been awarded many honourable titles and prizes, including “Advance Worker Assisting Economic Development of Private Enterprises of Luiliang City of Shanxi Province”, “Outstanding Entrepreneur of Private Enterprise of Shanxi Province”, “Young Leader of Special Technology of Luiliang City of Shanxi Province”, “Outstanding Person in Pushing Relief from Poverty for the Society”, “Role Model for Labour in Shanxi Province”, “National Model for Labour “, “Ethical Role Model”, “Medalist of Labour Day in Shanxi Province” etc. Mr. Zhao holds a Master degree in Enterprise Management specialising in Industrial Economics awarded by the Graduate School of China Institute of Social Science (中國社會科學院).
Mr. Ng Tze For, aged 54, was appointed an executive Director of the Company with effect from 11 September 2008. He is also a member of the executive committee of the Company and director of certain subsidiaries of the Company. Besides, Mr. Ng is the finance director of GNR. He was an alternate director to a non-executive, non-independent director of Palabora Mining Company Limited (“Palabora”) from July 2013 to December 2014 and is currently a non-executive director of Palabora. Palabora has been de-listed from the Johannesburg Stock Exchange Limited since April 2014. He has more than 20 years experience in banking, corporate finance, business development and strategy planning for a number of international banks and listed companies in Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai. Mr. Ng graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree and obtained a Master Degree in Business Administration from City University of Hong Kong.
Ms. Gao Zhenyun, aged 36, graduated from Peking University in the People’s Republic of China and obtained a master of Science in Finance from the Leeds Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom in 2004. She has obtained the Securities Qualification Certificate, Fund Qualification Certificate and Futures Qualification Certificate in China. Ms. Gao has over 12 years of experience in the securities and finance industries. She is currently Assistant Chief Executive Officer of China Huarong International Holdings Limited, a subsidiary of China Huarong Asset Management Co., Ltd. (stock code: 2799), a company listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Stock Exchange”).
Listed Date 21 Jan 1994
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Lippo Leighton Tower,
103 Leighton Road,
Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
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