Board of Directors

Executive Directors

Ms. Cheng Xiaoyu (Chairman)

Mr. Chen Zheng (Chief Executive Officer)

Mr. Jin Guo Ping (Vice President)

Mr. Xu Liang

 

Independent Non-executive Directors

Mr. Kwong Che Keung, Gordon

Prof. Japhet Sebastian Law

Mr. Lam Yiu Kin

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

Ms. Cheng Xiaoyu, aged 52.  Ms. Cheng was appointed as an executive director and the vice president of the Company and a member of the executive committee of the Company in December 2014.  Ms. Cheng has been appointed as the Chairman of the Board and the Executive Committee, the Chairman and a member of the Nomination Committee and the Vice Chairman and a member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company since 21 July 2018.  Ms. Cheng graduated from The Graduate School of Xi’an Jiaotong University in 1988 and majored in linguistics and applied linguistics and holds a bachelor of arts.  Ms. Cheng joined Shougang Corporation (now “Shougang Group Co., Ltd.”) (“Shougang Group”), the ultimate holding company of Shougang Holding (Hong Kong) Limited (“Shougang Holding”), in August 1988 as an official translator.  She currently serves as the deputy general manager of Shougang Holding and the director of Beijing Dongzhimen International Apartment Co., Ltd..  Shougang Group and Shougang Holding are the substantial shareholders of the Company within the meaning of Part XV of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (the “SFO”).  She was the secretary to the board of directors and an assistant general manager of Shougang Holding.  She was also an assistant to the managing director of Shougang Concord International Enterprises Company Limited (“Shougang International”), a director of Shougang Concord Century Holdings Limited, a deputy managing director and an executive director of Shougang Concord Grand (Group) Limited (“Shougang Grand”), all of which are companies listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Stock Exchange”).

 

Mr. Chen Zheng, aged 58, engineer and senior economist. He holds a bachelor degree in chemical engineering and a master degree in business administration. Mr. Chen was appointed as an Executive Director of the Company in February 2005 and is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Company. Mr. Chen had been appointed as the managing director of operations of Shougang Grand. Mr. Chen has extensive experience in investing business and corporate management.

 

Mr. Jin Guo Ping, aged 59, senior economist. He holds a master degree in business administration of China Europe International Business School. Mr. Jin was appointed as an Executive Director of the Company in February 2006 and is currently the Vice President of the Company. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Company. Mr. Jin is an ordinary committee member of China Animation Association. Mr. Jin was a director of Shanghai Animation Film Studio, the chairman of Shanghai Cartoon Cultural Developing Co. Ltd., a publisher of “Cartoon King” Magazine, the vice president of Shanghai Film Group Corporation, the vice chairman of Shanghai United Circuit Co., Ltd., a director of Shanghai Paradise Corporation Ltd., and the assistant director of broadcasting of Shanghai Television. Mr. Jin has extensive experience in animation and film industries. He was a member of the Shenzhen Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference.

 

Mr. Xu Liang, aged 53, senior accountant, graduated from Fudan University and obtained a bachelor degree in statistics and a master degree in business administration from Tsinghua University. Mr. Xu was appointed as an Executive Director and the Chairman, the Chairman of each of the Executive Committee and the Nomination Committee and the Vice Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of the Company in June 2017. Mr. Xu has ceased to be the Chairman of the Board, the Executive Committee and the Nomination Committee and the Vice Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of the Company and remained as the Executive Director and the member of the Executive Committee, the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee of the Company since 21 July 2018. Mr. Xu joined the group of Shougang Group in 1988 and held various senior positions. He is the general manager of Shougang Holding, an executive director and the chairman of Shougang Grand and an executive director of Shougang International. Shougang Group, Shougang Holding and Shougang Grand are the substantial shareholders of the Company within the meaning of Part XV of the SFO. Mr. Xu has extensive experience in management.

 

 

 

 

INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

Mr. Kwong Che Keung, Gordon, aged 68. Mr. Kwong was appointed as an Independent Nonexecutive Director of the Company in April 2003. He is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of each of the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Company. Mr. Kwong also serves as an independent non-executive director of a number of Hong Kong listed companies including NWS Holdings Limited, OP Financial Investments Limited, China Power International Development Limited, Henderson Land Development Company Limited, Henderson Investment Limited, Agile Group Holdings Limited, Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited and FSE Engineering Holdings Limited. He is an independent non-executive director of Piraeus Port Authority S.A., which is listed in Greece. He was an independent non-executive director of COSCO SHIPPING Holdings Co., Ltd. and CITIC Telecom International Holdings Limited in the past three years. Mr. Kwong graduated from The University of Hong Kong in 1972 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in England and Wales in 1977. Mr. Kwong was a partner of PriceWaterhouse Hong Kong from 1984 to 1998 and was an independent member of the Council of the Stock Exchange from 1992 to 1997, during which, he had acted as convener of both the compliance committee and the listing committee.

 

Prof. Japhet Sebastian Law, aged 66. Prof. Law was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company in September 2008. He is also the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of each of the Audit Committee and Nomination Committee of the Company. Prof. Law graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a doctor of philosophy degree in mechanical/industrial engineering in 1976. He joined The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1986 and retired in August 2012. Before retirement, he was a professor in the Department of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics. He was the associate dean and subsequently the dean of the Faculty of Business Administration of The Chinese University of Hong Kong from 1993 until 2002. Prior to returning to Hong Kong, Prof. Law was a director of Operations Research at the Cullen College of Engineering and a director of Graduate Studies in Industrial Engineering at the University of Houston and was also involved with the U.S. Space Program in his career with McDonnell Douglas and Ford Aerospace in the United States. He acts as a consultant for various corporations in Hong Kong and overseas. Prof. Law is active in public services and serves as a member of the Provisional Regional Council of the Hong Kong SAR Government and various other committees. He is active on the boards of profit, non-profit and charitable organisations in Hong Kong and overseas. From July 2003 to February 2006, Prof. Law had also acted as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company. He currently serves as an independent non-executive director of Tianjin Port Development Holdings Limited, Beijing Capital International Airport Company Limited, Binhai Investment Company Limited, Regal Hotels International Holdings Limited, Tianjin Binhai Teda Logistics (Group) Corporation Limited and Shougang Resources, all of which are companies listed on the Stock Exchange. He was an independent non-executive director of Shanghai La Chapelle Fashion Co., Ltd. in the past three years.

 

Mr. Lam Yiu Kin, aged 63. Mr. Lam was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company in July 2015. He is also a member of each of Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee of the Company. Mr. Lam is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand and Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“HKICPA”), and a honorary fellow of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Mr. Lam was an Adjunct Professor in the School of Accounting and Finance of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University from September 2014 to August 2016, and was a member of the Finance Committee of the Hong Kong Management Association. Mr. Lam has extensive experience in accounting, auditing and business consulting. Mr. Lam was a member of the Listing Committee and the Financial Reporting Advisory Panel of the Stock Exchange from 1997 to 2003, a committee member of HKICPA from 1994 to 2009, and a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers Hong Kong from 1993 to 2013. Mr. Lam graduated from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University with a higher diploma in June 1975. Mr. Lam currently serves as an independent non-executive director of Shougang Century, Shanghai Fudan-Zhangjiang Bio-Pharmaceutical Company Limited, Spring Real Estate Investment Trust, Vital Mobile Holdings Limited, COSCO SHIPPING Ports Limited, Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited, WWPKG Holdings Company Limited, CITIC Telecom International Holdings Limited and Bestway Global Holding Inc.. He was an independent non-executive director of Royal Century Resources Holdings Limited and Mason Group Holdings Limited (formerly known as “Mason Financial Holdings Limited”) in the past three years.