XIAO Qing Ping
XIAO Qing Ping, aged 71, is an executive Director and the head of the office of the Board of Directors of the Company. Mr. Xiao is primarily responsible for assisting on the formulation of the Group’s overall strategy and investment decisions. He was an officer of Jinjiang Bureau of Land Administration from 1997 to 1999. He has over 30 years of experience in administration management. He joined Xiamen Powerlong Group in October 2001 as vice president and head of administration. In November 2007, he resigned from his position in Xiamen Powerlong Group and joined the Group as an executive Director. He graduated from China Textile Political Distance Learning College in 1988, majoring in economic management.
SHIH Sze Ni
SHIH Sze Ni, aged 39, is an executive Director of the Company. Ms. Shih is responsible for the overall strategy of commercial operation of the Group. Ms. Shih graduated from Central Queensland University in Australia with a master’s degree in arts administration, and obtained an EMBA degree from the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business in September 2014. She joined Xiamen Powerlong Hotel in January 2003 as a director. She then joined Xiamen Powerlong Group in 2005 as a director and the general manager of the finance department. In November 2007, she held the positions of an executive Director, the general manager of the supervision department and the cost control centre. She has been directing the strategy management of the commercial group under the Group since April 2011. Ms. Shih Sze Ni is the daughter-in-law of Mr. Hoi Kin Hong, an executive Director and chairman of the Board, the wife of Mr. Hoi Wa Fong, an executive Director, and the sister-in-law of Ms. Hoi Wa Fan, a nonexecutive Director.
ZHANG Hong Feng
ZHANG Hong Feng, aged 52, is an executive Director, and an executive vice president and the general manager of business division 2 of the Company. Mr. Zhang is fully responsible for the operation and management of business division 2 and its subsidiary real estate companies. Mr. Zhang was a department manager of Tianyu Real Estate Company (天宇房地產公司), an assistant to the general manager of Anbao Real Estate Development Company Limited (安寶房地產開發有限公司), a deputy general manager of the real estate centre of Xiamen Powerlong Group, an executive director of Suzhou Powerlong Real Estate Development Company Limited (蘇州寶龍房地產發展有限公司), an executive director of Suqian Powerlong Property Development Company Limited (宿遷寶龍置業發展有限公司), a general manager of Suqian Powerlong Commercial Property Management Company Limited (宿遷寶龍商業物業管理有限公司), a general manager of Tianjin Powerlong City Company, a regional deputy general manager of the southern region, a general manager of project management centre, a vice president and a general manager of companies in other provinces and regions of the Group, a vice president of the Company and a general manager of operation management centre. He was responsible for the operation platform and the person-in-charge of operation management centre, cost control centre and technology development centre of the Company. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in industrial electrical automation from Guangxi University in July 1989 and received an EMBA from Tongji University in December 2015. He joined the Company in December 2004 and was appointed as an executive Director on 14 October 2015.
HOI Wa Fan
HOI Wa Fan, aged 44, is a non-executive Director. Ms. Hoi is the managing director of Companhia de Construcao e Investmento Predialpou Long, Limitada (寶龍集團發展有限公司) and is responsible for the overall management and business development of Companhia de Construcao e Investmento Predialpou Long, Limitada (寶龍集團發展有限公司). Ms. Hoi is currently a non-executive director of Powerlong CM, the shares of which are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 9909) and a subsidiary of the Company. Since 2000, she has been the managing director of Nicole Boutique, a fashion brand concept store in Macau. In December 2011, she has held the position of managing director of Ultra City Co., Ltd., a fashion retail company, where she has been primarily responsible for the overall management of business operation. Ms. Hoi is the daughter of Mr. Hoi Kin Hong, an executive Director and chairman of the Board, sister of Mr. Hoi Wa Fong, an executive Director, and sister-in-law of Ms. Shih Sze Ni, an executive Director.
Independent non-executive Directors
NGAI Wai Fung
NGAI Wai Fung, aged 58, an independent non-executive Director. Mr. Ngai joined the Company as an independent non-executive Director in June 2008. He is currently the chief executive officer of SWCS Corporate Services Group (Hong Kong) Limited, a specialty company secretarial, corporate governance and compliance services provider to companies in pre-IPO and post-IPO stages. Prior to that, he was the director and head of listing services of an independent integrated corporate services provider. He has over 30 years of professional practice and senior management experience including acting as the executive director, chief financial officer and company secretary, most of which are in the areas of finance, accounting, internal control and risk management, regulatory compliance, corporate governance and secretarial work for listed issuers including major red chips companies. Mr. Ngai had led or participated in a number of significant corporate finance projects including listings, mergers and acquisitions as well as issuance of debt securities. He is a member of the General Committee of the Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies and has been appointed as a Finance Expert Consultant by the Ministry of Finance of the PRC since 2016. He was the President of Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (2014-2015), an unofficial member of the Working Group on Professional Services under the Economic Development Commission of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (2013-2018) and a member of the Qualification and Examinations Board of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (2013-2018). Mr. Ngai is currently the independent non-executive director of Bosideng International Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 3998. HK), BaWang International (Group) Holding Limited (Stock Code: 1338.HK), Health and Happiness (H&H) International Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 1112.HK), SITC International Holdings Company Limited (Stock Code: 1308.HK), Beijing Capital Grand Limited (Stock Code: 1329.HK), BBMG Corporation (Stock Code: 2009.HK), TravelSky Technology Limited (Stock Code: 696.HK) and China Communications Construction Company Limited (Stock Code: 1800.HK), all of which are companies listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and/or the Shanghai Stock Exchange. Mr. Ngai is also an independent director of LDK Solar Co., Ltd. And SPI Energy Co., Ltd., which are now listed on the OTC Pink Limited Information and Nasdaq, respectively. Mr. Ngai was the independent non-executive director of China Coal Energy Company Limited (Stock Code: 1898.HK) from December 2010 to June 2017, China Railway Group Limited (Stock Code: 390.HK) from June 2014 to June 2017, HKBridge Financial Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 2323.HK) from March 2016 to April 2018 and Yangtze Optical Fibre and Cable Joint Stock Limited Company (Stock Code: 6869.HK) from September 2014 to January 2020.
Mr. Ngai is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a fellow of the Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators), a fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries, a fellow of Hong Kong Institute of Directors, a member of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute and a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Mr. Ngai received a doctoral degree in Finance from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, a master’s degree in Corporate Finance from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, a bachelor honor degree in Laws from University of Wolverhampton in the United Kingdom and a master’s degree in Business Administration from Andrews University of Michigan in the United States.
MEI Jian Ping
MEI Jian Ping, aged 60, is an independent non-executive Director. Mr. Mei joined the Company as an independent non-executive Director in June 2008. Mr. Mei has been a professor of finance at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business since 2006. He was an assistant professor from 1990 to 1995 at New York University, and an associate professor of finance at the same university from 1996 to 2005. From 2003 to 2008, he was a visiting professor at Tsinghua University. Mr. Mei has been a director of Cratings.com Inc. since 1999. He has published a number of books and articles on topics related to finance. Mr. Mei received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Fudan University in 1982, a master’s degree in economics and a doctorate in economics (finance) from Princeton University in 1988 and 1990, respectively. He was appointed as an independent non-executive Director of the Company in June 2008. He was also appointed as an independent non-executive director of MI Energy Holdings (HK stock code: 1555) and China Rundong Auto Group Limited (HK stock code: 1365) in 2010 and 2014 respectively. He was appointed as an independent director of Cultural Investment Holdings Co., Ltd. (SH stock code: 600715) in 2016 and an independent director of Dazzle Fashion Co Ltd (SH stock code: 603587) in 2018.
DING Zu Yu
DING Zu Yu, aged 47, is an independent non-executive Director. Mr. Ding joined the Company as an independent non-executive Director in December 2014. He is currently an executive director and chief executive officer of E-House (China) Enterprise Holdings Limited (HK Stock Code: 2048). Save for the above, he had also held various positions in China Real Estate Information Group Co., Ltd (中國房產信息集團) in the past including as a co-president and an executive director from September 2009 to April 2012. He was an independent director of Sanxiang Co., Ltd (三湘股份有限公司) (SZ stock code: 000863). He is also currently assuming important positions in other professional associations and bodies within the PRC real estate industry. He serves as a vice principal of the E-House Research and Training Institute (易居研究院). He is also an executive committee member of the China Real Estate Association (中國房地產協會), an adviser on the real estate market for the China’s Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development (國家住房和城鄉建設部房地產) and a committee member of CPPCC of Shanghai (上海市政協委員). He was named as “Shanghai Outstanding Young Merchant” (上海傑出青年企業家) in 2012 and was named one of the “Top Ten Shanghai Young Merchants” (上海十大傑出青年企業家) for 2011 to 2012. He received his bachelor’s degree in real estate economics in 1998 and his Ph.D. in economics in 2013 from the East China Normal University.
Secretary of the board of directors
XIAO Ying Lin
XIAO Ying Lin, aged 46, is a company secretary of the Company and secretary of the Board. Ms. Xiao is responsible for the listing and compliance management of the Company. She is a fellow member of the Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of the United Kingdom) and The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries as well as a member of The Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Ms. Xiao also acted as a company secretary and secretary of the board of Lianhua Supermarket Holdings Co., Ltd. (HK stock code: 0980). She has 18 years of extensive experience in company secretarial, capital operation, compliance, information disclosure and investor relations fields. She holds a master’s degree in finance from Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences in 2000. She acted as a company secretary of the Company from October 2012 to October 2015 and rejoined the Company in October 2016.