Board of Directors
Mr. ZHUANG Yong
Chairman and Executive Director
Aged 43, graduated from Chongqing University majoring in international corporate management in 2000, and obtained a Master of Architecture and Civil Engineering in 2007 from Chongqing University. Mr. Zhuang joined China Overseas Development Group Co., Ltd.* (“Property Group”, formerly known as China Overseas Property Group Co., Ltd.*, a wholly owned subsidiary of China Overseas Land & Investment Limited (“COLI”)) in 2000 and since then, he worked in various business units within the Property Group, such as, human resources department, sales and marketing management department, and acted as the deputy general manager of the Shanghai branch, general manager of the Nanjing branch, general manager of the Suzhou branch and assistant general manager of the Western China regional companies. From 2015 to 2017, Mr. Zhuang served as the assistant president of COLI and general manager of Northern China regional companies, vice president of COLI, and since October 2018, as general manager of South China regional companies of COLI. With effect from 11 February 2020, Mr. Zhuang has also been appointed as Chairman of the Board, Executive Director and member of Nomination Committee of the Company, as well as non-executive director and vice chairman of the board of directors of COLI. He is currently a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company. Mr. Zhuang has about 20 years’ experience in corporate management. COLI is the substantial shareholder of the Company within the meaning of the SFO.
Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
Aged 47, graduated from the Peking University with a Master of Business Administration. He joined a subsidiary of China Overseas Holdings Limited (“COHL”) in 1995 and since 2006, he served in different positions, such as, the deputy general manager and general manager of the marketing and planning department of Property Group and the general manager of China Overseas Xingye (Xi’an) Limited*. Mr. Yang has been appointed as Assistant President of the Company since March 2015 and appointed as Executive Director and Vice President of the Company with effect from 21 March 2017. With effect from 11 February 2020, he has also been appointed as Chief Executive Officer and member of Remuneration Committee of the Company. Mr. Yang is currently a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company. He has 25 years’ experience in property development and corporate management. COHL is the substantial shareholder of the Company within the meaning of the SFO.
Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer
Aged 64, graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic (now known as The Hong Kong Polytechnic University). Mr. Wang is a fellow member of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is also an associate member of Certified General Accountants of Canada, The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries. Mr. Wang joined COLI as general manager, Finance & Treasury Department in December 2004. Between February 2005 and August 2009, he was appointed as executive director, deputy financial controller and qualified accountant of COLI. Prior to joining COLI, Mr. Wang was director and chief financial officer of Guangdong Investment Limited. Mr. Wang has extensive experience in corporate restructuring and corporate financial services. His previous experience includes working in the Hong Kong Inland Revenue Department, Jardine Matheson (Company Secretary’s Department and JMS Finance), Deloitte (Hong Kong and Toronto offices) and as a director and chief operating officer of a South East Asian Group in charge of operations in China, Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, Dubai and Germany. Mr. Wang was appointed an Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of the Company in July 2011.
Mr. GUO Guanghui
Aged 48, graduated from Nanjing University of Science & Technology, holder of a master’s degree, and is a senior accountant and a non-practising member of The Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He joined COLI and its subsidiaries (together the “COLI Group”) in 2006 and is currently the executive director and vice president of COLI and a director of certain subsidiaries of the COLI Group. Since April 2021, Mr. Guo has been appointed as a Non-executive Director of the Company. Mr. Guo has about 26 years’ management experience in corporate finance and accounting.
Vice Chairman and Non-Executive Director
Aged 66, received a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Washington and a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University. Mr. Yung has over 30 years of experience in managing manufacturing, retailing, transportation, semi-conductor, computer hardware and software business in China, Hong Kong and US. He has also over 30 years of experience in real-estate investment and development in USA, Canada, Holland, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau and China. Mr. Yung resigned as the Group Chairman and Chief Executive of the Company with effect from 10 February 2010 and has been re-designated from Chairman of the Board and Executive Director to Vice Chairman of the Board and Non-executive Director of the Company with effect from 27 February 2010. He is now the Vice Chairman of the Board, Non-executive Director and member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company. He is also the chairman of the board and non-executive director of PFC Device Inc. Mr. Yung is currently the permanent honorary president of Friends of Hong Kong Association Ltd., the Honorary President of Shun Tak Fraternal Association and a member of Senior Police Call Central Advisory Board and was awarded the honorary citizen of the City of Guangzhou and the honorary citizen of the City of Foshan.
Dr. CHUNG Shui Ming, Timpson
Aged 68, holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Hong Kong, a master’s degree in business administration from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a Doctor of Social Sciences honoris causa from the City University of Hong Kong. He is a fellow member of The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Dr. Chung is currently a member of the National Committee of the 13th Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. Besides, Dr. Chung is an independent non-executive director of China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited, Glorious Sun Enterprises Limited, Miramar Hotel and Investment Company, Limited, China Everbright Limited, Jinmao Hotel and Jinmao (China) Hotel Investments and Management Limited, China Railway Group Limited, Orient Overseas (International) Limited and Postal Savings Bank of China Co., Ltd. (all listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange). From 8 January 2018, Dr. Chung ceased to be an independent director of China State Construction Engineering Corporation Limited (listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange and is the substantial shareholder of the Company within the meaning of the SFO). From October 2004 to November 2008, Dr. Chung served as an independent non-executive director of China Netcom Group Corporation (Hong Kong) Limited. Formerly, Dr. Chung was an independent director of China Everbright Bank Company Limited, an independent non-executive director of Henderson Land Development Company Limited, Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited and China Construction Bank Corporation, a director of Hantec Investment Holdings Limited, the chairman of China Business of Jardine Fleming Holdings Limited, the deputy chief executive officer of BOC International Limited, the independent non-executive director of Tai Shing International (Holdings) Limited, and the chairman of the Council of the City University of Hong Kong. He was also the chairman of the Hong Kong Housing Society, a member of the Executive Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the vice chairman of the Land Fund Advisory Committee of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government, a member of the Managing Board of the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation, a member of the Hong Kong Housing Authority, a member of the Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee and a vice-chairman, director and deputy general manager of Nanyang Commercial Bank Limited and the chief executive officer of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government Land Fund Trust. In addition, Dr. Chung has been appointed as Pro- Chancellor of the City University of Hong Kong with effect from August 2016. Since May 2010, Dr. Chung has been appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company, the Chairman of the Audit Committee, and members of both the Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee of the Company.
Aged 68, holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Tufts University in USA. He has over 30 years of experience in the toy industry and is currently the managing director of Forward Winsome Industries Limited which is engaged in toy manufacturing. He is also a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. Mr. Lam also holds a number of other public and community service positions including non-official member of the Executive Council, member of the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, general committee member of Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, chairman of Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) Complaints Committee and a director of Heifer International — Hong Kong and Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Limited (HKMC). In addition, he is an independent non-executive director of CC Land Holdings Limited, Wynn Macau, Limited, Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited, CWT International Limited (formerly known as HNA Holding Group Co. Limited), i-CABLE Communications Limited, Wing Tai Properties Limited and Analogue Holdings Limited. Formerly, Mr. Lam was an independent non-executive director of Hsin Chong Group Holdings Limited and Bracell Limited. Since May 2010, Mr. Lam has been appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company, and he is currently the members of the Audit Committee and Nomination Committee and the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of the Company.
Aged 74, graduated in London in 1970 and further obtained his Master of Science degree in civil engineering from the University of Hong Kong in 1980. He is a fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers, a fellow of the Institution of Structural Engineers and a fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers.
Mr. Lo had been engaged both in Hong Kong and overseas in the administration, planning, design and supervision of major capital works projects in civil and structural engineering, including multi-storey buildings, slope works, construction of roads and bridges, reclamations and port works and new town development. In 1970, Mr. Lo started his career with Ove Arup & Partners in London as a project engineer. He joined the Hong Kong Government in 1974 as an engineer and was promoted to director of Civil Engineering Department in 1999 and then director of Highways Department in 2000. In 2002, Mr. Lo was appointed the permanent secretary for the Environment, Transport and Works (Works). He retired from the civil service in 2006. Before his retirement, Mr. Lo was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star (GBS) in recognition of his loyal and distinguished service to the Government and the Hong Kong Community. In particular, he had made valuable contribution in steering forward major public works projects and in promoting quality improvements in the construction industry.
Mr. Lo is a Justice of the Peace. Mr. Lo had been a senior consultant to the Hospital Authority on capital planning and an advisor to CEO of The Airport Authority Hong Kong. He has been appointed as a distinguished adjunct professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong since 2003. Since May 2010, Mr. Lo has been appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company, members of the Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee of the Company. He has also been appointed as the Chairman of the Nomination Committee of the Company with effect from 17 March 2016. In addition, Mr. Lo has been appointed as an independent non-executive director of Build King Holdings Limited with effect from 30 November 2018.
(Updated on 20 March 2020)