Mr. CHEUNG Chi
aged 54, was appointed in July 2020. He is now the Co-Chief Executive Officer of the Company and is also a member of the Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee. He is currently the chief financial officer and company secretary of Viva China Holdings Limited ("Viva China") (Stock code: 8032). Mr. Cheung is also a director of Dragon Leap Developments Limited ("Dragon Leap"), being the substantial shareholder of the Company (within the meaning of the Securities and Futures Ordinance) ("SFO"). He has over 25 years' experience in financial management, corporate finance and administrative management. Mr. Cheung also possesses extensive experience in apparel business. He was an executive director and the chief financial officer of Win Hanverky Holdings Limited (Stock code: 3322), an integrated sportswear manufacturer, distributor and retailer for international sports and fashion brands, the shares of which are listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the "Stock Exchange"). He was the executive vice president and chief financial officer of Aspire Holdings Limited, which is a member of China Mobile Limited. Mr. Cheung was also the chief financial officer of eBIS Company Ltd. and NIT Education Group, the financial controller of Liuzhou ZF Machinery Co. Ltd. and a senior consultant of Arthur Andersen (Shanghai) Business Consulting Co. Ltd.
Mr. Cheung holds a Degree of Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Accountancy from the City University of Hong Kong and a Degree of Master of Business Administration from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
Mr. ZHAO Jianguo
aged 56, was appointed in July 2020. He has extensive experience in business operation and marketing and distribution of consumer products in mainland China and is the head of the consumables business of Viva China (Stock code: 8032). He is the founder and a director of 北京恒固投資管理有限公司 (Beijing Henggu Investment Management Co., Ltd.) which is principally engaged in investment and asset management since May 2008. Mr. Zhao was also a director of 北京老鷹投資基金管理有限公司 (Beijing Eagles Fund Management Co., Ltd) from November 2015 to January 2019. This fund management company focuses on diversified technology investment, including mobile internet and technology, media, and telecom sectors. Mr. Zhao is the brother-in-law of Mr. LI Chun and Mr. LI Ning, both being substantial shareholders of the Company (within the meaning of the SFO).
Mr. Zhao graduated from Tianjin University of Sport in 1987 with professional physical qualification. In 1985, he won the National Gymnastics Championship in mainland China.
Mr. Victor HERRERO
aged 52, was appointed as the Non-executive Chairman in July 2020 and is also the Chairman of the Nomination Committee. He has extensive experience in corporate management and business operations in the consumables industry. From 2015 to 2019, Mr. Herrero served as the chief executive officer and director of Guess Inc. (listed on the New York Stock Exchange), which is principally engaged in designing, marketing, distributing and licensing a lifestyle collection of contemporary apparel, denim, handbags, watches, footwear and other related consumer products around the world. Prior to joining Guess Inc., Mr. Herrero served as the head of Asia Pacific and managing director of Greater China of Industria de Diseño Textil, S.A. (Inditex Group), an international fashion retailer with brands including Zara, Massimo Dutti, Pull & Bear, Bershka and Stradivarius.
Mr. Herrero is a board member of Global Fashion Group S.A., (e-commerce fashion site operator and owner of Zalora and The Iconic, the shares of which are listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange), G-III Apparel Group, Ltd (US manufacturer and distributor operating through a portfolio of brands, the shares of which are listed on NASDAQ), Gruppo Coppel (Mexican consumer finance and retail conglomerate) and Clarks (British based international shoe manufacturer and retailer). Mr. Herrero is a non-executive director of Viva China (Stock code: 8032). Prior to this appointment, Mr. Herrero was a senior advisor of Viva China (Stock code: 8032).
Mr. Herrero graduated with a Master's Degree in Business Administration from the J.L. Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and the School of Business and Management at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2003. He obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from ESCP Europe in Paris, France in 1992 and a Bachelor's Degree in Law from the University of Zaragoza in Spain in 1993. He was also awarded "Best CEO in the Sustainable Apparel Industry" in 2018 by the European CEO Magazine.
Mr. LAW Ching Kit Bosco
age 42, was appointed in July 2020. He is currently the deputy chairman and chief executive officer of Laws Fashion Group Limited (the "LAWSGROUP"), one of the global industry leader in garment manufacturing and fashion retailers. LAWSGROUP is also engaged in property development and investment in Hong Kong. Mr. Law is responsible for overseeing the LAWSGROUP's manufacturing operations, fashion retailing, property development and series of industrial building revitalization projects including D2 Place One and Two in Lai Chi Kok, Connaught Marina in Sheung Wan, East 350 in Kwun Tong and other property sites.
Mr. Law graduated from University of Toronto, Canada with major in Architecture and minor in Fine Art History and obtained Honours Bachelor of Arts in 2002. He is now the chairman of Hong Kong Woollen & Synthetic Knitting Manufacturers' Association Limited from 2019 to 2020 and has been the vice chairman of Textile Council of Hong Kong Limited since 2020.
Mr. Law is a director and sole shareholder of Keystar Limited, a 20% shareholder of Dragon Leap, being the substantial shareholder of the Company (within the meaning of the SFO). He is also a director of Dragon Leap.
Independent Non-Executive Directors
Mr. LEE Kwok Ming
aged 63, was appointed in July 2020 and is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Company. He holds a Higher Diploma in Accountancy from the Hong Kong Polytechnic and a Master of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Bath, United Kingdom. Mr. Lee is currently an independent non-executive director of Want Want China Holdings Limited (Stock code: 151) and Lianhua Supermarket Holdings Co., Ltd. (Stock code: 980), the shares of which are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange. From June 2007 to March 2020, he was the chief financial officer of Stella International Holdings Limited (Stock code: 1836), the shares of which are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange. Mr. Lee has more than 30 years' financial management experience and extensive experience in corporate finance such as mergers and acquisitions. He assumed the position of chief financial officer in a number of listed companies in Hong Kong. Mr. Lee is a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.
Prof. SIN Yat Ming
aged 65, was appointed in October 2005 and is also a Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Company. Prof. Sin holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration from the University of British Columbia, Canada, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Arlington and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Chinese University of Hong Kong ("CUHK"). Prof. Sin had been a member of the Faculty of Business Administration of CUHK for over 35 years. He had also been a professor of Department of Marketing of CUHK and an associate director of CUHK's Center for Hospitality and Real Estate Research until July 2016 on his retirement. He is now the Honorary Institute Fellow of the Asia-Pacific Institute of Business and Adjunct Professor, CUHK Business School. He is serving as the advisor for the Hong Kong Institute of Marketing. He is an independent non-executive director of Hung Fook Tong Group Holdings Limited (stock code: 1446) listed on the Stock Exchange.
Mr. CHEONG Shin Keong
aged 64, was appointed in September 2017 and is also a member of the Audit Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Company. Mr. Cheong is currently an executive director of Purapharm Corporation Limited, a company listed on the Stock Exchange (stock code: 1498). He was the general manager and an executive director of Television Broadcasts Limited (stock code: 511) from 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2019. Mr. Cheong has extensive experience in the advertising and marketing industry and contributes actively to the professional development of marketing in Hong Kong through leading marketing industry bodies. He is a Fellow and a deputy chairman of the Hong Kong Management Association as well as the former Chairman of the Hong Kong Regional Board of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
updated 1st May, 2022
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