Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance

Board of Directors

Executive Directors

Pan Sutong Chairman of the Board and Executive Director
Mr Pan, aged 53, is a controlling shareholder, the Chairman of the Board and an executive Director, a member of the nomination committee and chairman corporate governance committee of the Company, respectively. He had been a non-executive Director since December 2008, and was re-designated from non-executive Director to executive Director in November 2014. He is also a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company. He is responsible for the overall strategic planning of the Group. He has accumulated extensive experience in trading, finance and property development. Mr Pan is also a controlling shareholder, the chairman, chief executive officer and executive director of Goldin Properties.
Professor Huang Xiaojian
Professor Huang, aged 54, was appointed as a non-executive Director in December 2008 and re-designated as an executive Director in November 2012. He has over 25 years of experience in research and development of electronic and digital technologies. Professor Huang obtained a master’s degree in Telecommunications and Electronics from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications and is a senior member of an Electronic Association in China. He is currently a member of the supervisory board of Gigaset AG, a listed company in Germany. He was an executive director of Goldin Properties for the period from 4 September 2006 to 29 November 2012. Prior to joining the Company, Professor Huang was a professor of Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications and worked in a number of research organization in China.
Zhou Xiaojun
Mr Zhou, aged 42, was appointed as an executive Director and a member of the corporate governance committee of the Company on 30 March 2016. He is also a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr Zhou acted as legal counsel and held senior management posts in various corporations in the PRC, Hong Kong and Singapore. Mr Zhou graduated from Dalian Maritime University with a bachelor degree in International Maritime Law. Mr Zhou has accumulated extensive experience in corporate administration, finance, legal, international trade and public relations. He is currently an executive director of Goldin Properties.
Hou Qin
Ms Hou, aged 38, was appointed as a non-executive Director in December 2008 and re-designated as an executive Director in June 2009. She is also a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company. She furthered her study in Jinan University with a major in Financial Management following her graduation from a professional college in Guangdong province. She holds a postgraduate diploma in Corporate Finance and Investment Management from The University of Hong Kong. Prior to joining the Company, Ms Hou was responsible for financial management for the group of Goldin Properties from 1996 to 2008. She garnered her extensive experience in financial management and electronics industry in China.

Independent Non-executive Directors

Hon. Shek Lai Him Abraham (GBS, JP)
Hon. Abraham Shek (GBS, JP), aged 71, was appointed an independent non-executive director and chairman of the nomination committee of the Company on 9 January 2017 respectively. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Arts in University of Sydney. He is currently a member of the Legislative Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. He is also a member of the Court of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, a member of the Court and the Council of The University of Hong Kong and a non-executive director of the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority. He holds directorship in a number of companies which are listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited.
Hui Wai Man, Shirley
Ms Hui, aged 49, was appointed as an independent non-executive Director in June 2006. She is also the chairman of the audit committee, a member of the remuneration committee and nomination committee of the Company, respectively. Ms Hui is a practising accountant in Hong Kong. She has over 25 years of experience in public accounting and corporate finance. She is a fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries. Ms Hui is currently a non-executive director and chairman of Eco-Tek Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 8169), a company listed on the GEM Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, and an independent non-executive director of Mingyuan Medicare Development Company Limited (Stock Code: 233) and Fresh Express Delivery Holdings Group Co., Ltd (Stock Code: 1175), both companies listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, respectively. She was an independent non-executive director of Evergrande Health Industry Group Limited (Stock Code: 708), a company listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, for the period from 16 January 2008 to 27 March 2015.
Tang Yiu Wing
Mr Tang, aged 49, was appointed as an independent non-executive Director in September 2006. He is also the chairman of the remuneration committee and a member of the audit committee of the Company respectively. Mr Tang is a practising solicitor in Hong Kong. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Laws, a postgraduate certificate in Laws from The University of Hong Kong and a master’s degree in Laws from The City University of Hong Kong. He is a member of The Law Society of Hong Kong and is admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales and a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Tasmania. Mr Tang is currently an independent non-executive director of Jete Power Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 8133), a company listed on the GEM Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. He was a non-executive director of China Financial Leasing Group Limited (Stock Code: 2312), a company listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, for the period from 22 January 2014 to 27 June 2014.
Gao Min
Ms Gao, aged 41, was appointed as an independent non-executive Director in November 2012. She is also a member of the audit committee, nomination committee and remuneration committee of the Company respectively. Ms Gao is a partner of BDO China Shu Lun Pan Certified Public Accountants LLP (“BDO”). She graduated from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics with a major in investment management and holds a master’s degree in business administration from Fudan University. Prior to joining BDO, Ms Gao was an audit manager of Shenzhen Dahua CPAs and the chief financial officer of a private corporation in China. Ms Gao has over 10 years of professional experience in public accounting. She is a member of The Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Ms Gao is proficient in financial management, auditing and consulting for public corporations in China.