Ms. Rong Xiuli (Chairperson)
Ms. Rong Xiuli ("Ms. Rong"), aged 53, is a chairperson of the Company, executive Director and a member of the remuneration committee, nomination committee and risk management committee of the Company. Ms. Rong is the founder of the Group and is currently the chairperson of the Group. She gained experience and network in the mobile handset distribution business in the mid 1990s. She worked for 北京市百利豐通訊器材有限責任公司 (Beijing City Bailifeng Communication Apparatus Co., Ltd.*) which engaged in the sale and agency service of mobile phones and became the chairperson of this company until 2005. Ms. Rong also co-founded 北京天宇朗通通信設備股份有限公司 (Beijing Tianyu Communication Equipment Co. Ltd.*) ("Tianyu") with Mr. Ni Gang in 2002. She was responsible for sales and marketing, research and development, strategic planning andgeneral management of Tianyu from 2002 to 2008. Ms. Rong was also a director of 北京百納威爾科技有限公司 (Beijing Benywave Technology Co., Ltd.*) ("Benywave Technology") since its establishment in 2004 and the chairperson of Benywave Technology from 2008 to 2014. Ms. Rong has ample experience in sales and marketing, distribution, research and development, risk management, personnel and general management. Ms. Rong has approximately 20 years of experience in mobile handset industry. Ms. Rong has extensive knowledge on telecommunications operations and control and deep understanding of the dynamic of telecommunications market in China. Ms. Rong graduated from Hunan University (湖南大學) with a degree in mechanical engineering specialized in internal combustion engine in 1983. Ms. Rong also obtained a master of business administration from China-Europe International Business School (中歐國際工商學院) (previously known as China-Europe Management Institute (中歐國際管理中心)) in 1993. Ms. Rong is a sister of Mr. Rong Shengli, chief executive officer and executive Director of the Company.
Mr. Rong Shengli (Chief Executive Officer)
Mr. Rong Shengli ("Mr. Rong"), aged 46, is a chief executive officer of the Company, executive Director and a member of the risk management committee of the Company and is responsible for the management and strategic development of the Group. Mr. Rong joined Benywave Technology in 2008 and was the vice chairman of Benywave Technology from October 2008 to July 2014, where he was responsible for the sales and the strategic planning for its business of development, designing, production management and selling of mobile telecommunication devices on ODM basis and its related components and accessories, targeting global markets excluding the People's Republic of China ("PRC"). Prior to joining Benywave Technology, Mr. Rong served as marketing manager, regional director and general manager of operational business department of Tianyu and its subsidiaries from 2000 to 2008. Mr. Rong did not have any role in Tianyu since 2008. Mr. Rong has over 16 years of experience in telecommunications industry and management. Mr. Rong obtained a bachelor's degree from Harbin Engineering University (哈爾濱工程大學) (previously known as Harbin Shipbuilding Engineering Institute (哈爾濱船舶工程學院)) specialized in radio communications in 1992. Mr. Rong also obtained a master of business administration from China-Europe International Business School (中歐國際工商學院) in 1997. Mr. Rong is a brother of Ms. Rong, chairperson and executive Director of the Company.
Mr. Rong was one of the shareholders and a director of 北京榮鑫盛達文化發展有限公司 (Beijing Rongxin Shengda Cultural Development Co. Ltd.*), a domestic enterprise formed under the laws of PRC in 2011 which carried on, among other things, the business of organizing cultural events, undertaking exhibitions and sale of artworks. The business license of this company was revoked in 2013 as an administrative sanction because it did not attend the annual examination in 2012. According to Mr. Rong, this company has ceased to carry on business shortly after its formation due to ill health of his business partner who was responsible for daily operations of this company, and due to inadvertence on the part of the management of this company, the annual examination of this company was overlooked, leading to the revocation of the business license. Mr. Rong confirmed that this company was solvent at the time when it was revoked. After considering that the revocation was due to inadvertent oversight, and that it was an isolated incident which did not involve any fraud or dishonesty, the Directors are of the view that Mr. Rong has the character, experience, integrity and the level of competence required of a director under Rules 3.08 and 3.09 of the Listing Rules.
Mr. Tang Shun Lam
Mr. Tang Shun Lam ("Mr. Tang"), aged 61, was the non-executive Director and was redesignated as the executive Director on 19 March 2016. He worked for Warburg Pincus LLC as a consultant from January 2007 to January 2016. Mr. Tang worked for RDA Microelectronics, Inc., a company listed on NASDAQ Stock Market, from 2010 to January 2015 first as a senior vice president of operations and subsequently as a director and executive chairman. From 1999 to 2007, Mr. Tang was the president, Asia Pacific for Viasystems Group, Inc., a company listed on NASDAQ Stock Market. Mr. Tang was also a non-executive director and the chairman of the Board of China Eco-Farming Limited (formerly known as Linefan Technology Holdings Limited) (the shares of which are listed on the Growth Enterprise Market ("GEM") of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited ("Stock Exchange"), stock code: 8166) from 2008 to 2009 and an independent non-executive director of Asia Coal Limited (formerly known as Wanji Pharmaceutical Holdings Limited) (the shares of which are listed on the Main Board ("Main Board") of the Stock Exchange, stock code: 835) from 2003 to 2005. He was the chief executive officer and a director of Coolsand Holdings Co., Ltd. from 2008 to 2012. Mr. Tang has been appointed as an independent non-executive director of Greenheart Group Limited (the shares of which are listed on the Main Board, stock code: 94) with effect from 2 July 2015. He received a bachelor of science degree in electrical and electronics engineering from Nottingham University in England in 1979 and a master of business administration from Bradford University in England in 1981.
Mr. Yin Xuquan (President)
Mr. Yin Xuquan ("Mr. Yin"), aged 53, has been appointed as an executive Director and a president of the Company with effect from 1 February 2018. Mr. Yin has over 15 years of experience in the telecommunication equipment industry in the People's Republic of China and held various managerial positions in China National Postal and Telecommunications Appliances Corporation* (中國郵電器材集團公司) during the period from February 2002 to January 2018, where he had accumulated extensive experience in corporate management. Mr. Yin graduated from Heilongjiang University (黑龍江大學) with a bachelor's degree in finance and tax in July 2006, and received an executive master degree of business administration (EMBA) from South China University of Technology (華南理工大學) in July 2011.
Mr. Wong Ho Chun
Mr. Wong Ho Chun ("Mr. Wong"), aged 31, has been appointed as an executive Director of the Company with effect from 1 February 2019. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Wong had over 6 years of experience in the asset management, fund management and financial services industries in Hong Kong. Mr. Wong was a managing partner of China Fund (Group) Limited, a boutique fund house in Hong Kong, during the period from 2016 to 2018; a fund manager in Pacific Sun Advisors Limited during the period from 2014 to 2016; and assumed various managerial positions in a few large banks in Hong Kong responsible for providing investment and financial services solutions to clients during the period from 2011 to 2014. Mr. Wong obtained a master degree in Arts with a major in politics from the Durham University in 2011; and a bachelor degree of Business Administration from the City University of Hong Kong in 2009. Mr. Wong is also a Chartered Financial Analyst ("CFA") charterholder.
Independent Non-executive Directors
Mr. Hon Kwok Ping, Lawrence
Mr. Hon Kwok Ping, Lawrence ("Mr. Hon"), aged 68, is an independent non-executive Director, a member of the audit committee, remuneration committee and nomination committee and chairman of the risk management committee of the Company. Mr. Hon has over 30 years' experience in the accounting and finance as well as business operations. Since mid 1980's he has been serving local and international companies in senior positions such as CEO, CFO, president & vice president as well as chief accountant and company secretary and other positions. In January 2004 Mr. Hon joined Courage Marine Group Limited (the shares of which are listed on the Main Board, stock code: 1145) and he is currently the director of finance and the joint company secretaries. He is a CPA with fellow membership of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of International Accountants, UK.
Mr. Lam Yiu Kin
Mr. Lam Yiu Kin ("Mr. Lam"), aged 62, is an independent non-executive Director, chairman of the audit committee and a member of the remuneration committee and nomination committee of the Company. Mr. Lam was the audit partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers from 1993 to 2013. Mr. Lam has been the independent non-executive director of (i) Shanghai Fudan-Zhangjiang Bio-Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (the shares of which are listed on the Main Board, stock code: 1349) since 2013; (ii) Spring Real Estate Investment Trust (the units of which are listed on the Main Board, stock code: 1426); (iii) Global Digital Creations Holdings Limited (the shares of which are listed on the GEM, stock code: 8271); (iv) Shougang Concord Century Holdings Limited (the shares of which are listed on the Main Board, stock code: 103); (v) Mason Financial Holdings Limited (the shares of which are listed on the Main Board, stock code: 273); (vi) COSCO SHIPPING Ports Limited (formerly known as "COSCO Pacific Limited") (the shares of which are listed on the Main Board, stock code: 1199) since 2015; and (vii) Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited (the shares of which are listed on the Main Board, stock code: 2689) with effect from 3 March 2016 and (viii) WWPKG Holdings Company Limited (the shares of which are listed on the GEM, stock code: 8069) with effect from 16 December 2016. Mr. Lam was the independent non-executive director of Kate China Holdings Limited (the shares of which are listed on the GEM, stock code: 8125) from 2014 to 2015. Mr. Lam has over 40 years of experience in accounting, auditing and business consulting. Mr. Lam is a fellow member of HKICPA, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, the Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales. Mr. Lam was an adjunct professor in the School of Accounting and Finance of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University from 2014 to 2016, and a member of the finance management committee of the Hong Kong Management Association until July 2016. Mr. Lam obtained a higher diploma in accountancy from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 1975 and was conferred an Honorary Fellow by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2002.
Mr. Han Xiaojing
Mr. Han Xiaojing ("Mr. Han"), aged 64, is the founding partner of the Commerce & Finance Law Offices. He has over 30 years' experience in the practice of corporate and securities laws in the People's Republic of China (the "PRC"), especially in the restructuring of largescale state-owned enterprises and private companies and offshore listing of PRC companies. Mr. Han is currently an independent non-executive director of Far East Horizon Limited, a company listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the "Stock Exchange") (Stock code: 3360) since March 2011; and an independent non-executive director of Sino-Ocean Group Holding Limited, a company listed on the Stock Exchange (Stock code: 3377) since June 2007. He has been serving as an independent director of Ping An Bank Co., Ltd., a company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, since February 2014, an independent director of Beijing Sanju Environmental Protection and New Material Co., Ltd., a company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, since April 2014 and an external director of China National Aviation Fuel Group Limited since December 2017. In addition, he was an independent non-executive director of Sinotrans Limited, a company listed on the Stock Exchange (Stock code: 598) from October 2014 until October 2017; was a supervisor of Beijing Capital International Airport Company Limited and an independent director of Shenzhen Overseas Chinese Town Holding Company Limited, a company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. Mr. Han graduated from China University of Political Science and Law and obtained a master's degree in Law in 1985. Save as disclosed above, Mr. Han has not held any other directorships in listed companies in the last three years.
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