Kwok Ying Lan, aged 52, was appointed as our executive Director on October 9, 2009 and was appointed as the Chairman of our Board of Directors on June 24, 2022, and she is also a member of the remuneration committee (the “Remuneration Committee”) and the nomination committee (the “Nomination Committee”) of our Company. Since joining our Company in April 1997, Ms. Kwok has held various positions including but not limited to chairman, director and general manager in most of our subsidiaries and is primarily responsible for the financial, capital and auditing work of the Company. Ms. Kwok has over 25 years of experience in property development and financial management. Ms. Kwok was an executive Director of the Xiamen Association of Enterprises with Foreign Investment. Ms. Kwok also serves as a member of the Standing Committee of the Xiamen Municipal Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, the director of Fujian Overseas Women’s Friendship Association, the Deputy Chairman of the Hong-Kong Xiamen Friendship Union, and the vice president of the Hong Kong Chinese Importers’ & Exporters’ Association. She is the spouse of Mr. Lam Lung On, our non-executive Director, and the sister-in-law of Mr. Lin Conghui, our executive Director. Ms. Kwok has not held any directorship in any other public listed companies in the past three years. Ms. Kwok worked for China Construction Bank Xiamen Branch, a state-owned bank, before she joined our Company.
Lin Conghui, aged 52, was appointed as our executive Director on October 9, 2009. Since joining our Company in July 1998, Mr. Lin has held positions including but not limited to chairman and director in most of our subsidiaries and is primarily responsible for the daily operation management of cost purchasing department. Mr. Lin has over 30 years of experience in project management. He graduated from Tongji University with a diploma in Architecture Engineering in January 2006. Mr. Lin is the brother-in-law of Mr. Lam Lung On, our non-executive Directors, and Ms. Kwok Ying Lan, our executive Directors. Mr. Lin has not held any directorship in any other public listed companies in the past three years.
Lam Lung On, aged 58, the founder of the Group, was appointed as our non-executive Director on June 24, 2022. Since he founded the Group in December 1994, Mr. Lam has held various positions including but not limited to chairman, deputy chairman, director and general manager in most of subsidiaries of the Group and is primarily responsible for overseeing the development planning and strategic layout of the Company as well as the major decisions on the investment and human resources of the Company. He has over 28 years of experience in residential, commercial and hotel property development and investment. In 2006, Mr. Lam became an honorary citizen of Xiamen accredited by the mayor of Xiamen. Besides, he was appointed as a member of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) of the People’s Republic of China to the 14th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and has served in various public service positions, including a member of the HKSAR Election Committee, a member of the Standing Committee of the All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese, and a member of the Tianjin Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. Mr. Lam also serves as the honorary president of the Hong Kong Chinese Importers’ & Exporters’ Association, the investment consultant of Xiamen, the visiting professor of the University of Science and Technology of China and the executive director of Jimei University. Mr. Lam graduated from the University of Science and Technology of China with a Master’s degree in engineering in November 1996. Mr. Lam is the spouse of Ms. Kwok Ying Lan, an executive Director and a controlling shareholder of the Company, and the brother-in-law of Mr. Lin Conghui, an executive Director.
Song Jiajun, aged 51, was appointed as our non-executive Director on March 31, 2023. He has over 25 years of experience in financial management. From July 1995 to December 1999, he worked at the Wuhan representative office of China Science and Technology International Investment Corporation, with his last position being manager, which he was primarily responsible for business development. From May 2000 to April 2001, he was a manager at HK Wise Profit Group Limited, which he was primarily responsible for investment banking. From May 2001 to April 2015, Mr. Song worked at CITIC Securities Company Limited, which is listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (stock code: 600030.SH) and the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 06030.HK), with his last position being executive general manager, which he was primarily responsible for investment banking and merger and acquisition. From May 2015 to May 2016, he served as the vice president of Languang Investment Holding Group Co., Ltd. , which he was primarily responsible for equity investment. From June 2017 to April 2018, he served as the deputy general manager of OCT North Investment Co., Ltd. , a wholly owned subsidiary of OCT Group Limited (“OCT Group”). Since January 2017, Mr. Song has been the deputy general manager of Shenzhen OCT Capital Investment Management Company Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of OCT Group, which he was primarily responsible for risk control and compliance. Mr. Song is currently a deputy general manager of Overseas Chinese Town (HK) Company Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Shenzhen Overseas Chinese Town Company Limited, which is listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (stock code: 000069.SZ); a director of OCT Tourism Investment Management Co., Ltd. , a joint venture of OCT Group; a director of Huadian Gaintime (Beijing) Investment Fund Management Co., Ltd; and the chairman of Hudson Capital. Mr. Song obtained his Bachelor’s degree in literature and law from Wuhan University in the PRC in January 1995.
Lam Kwong Siu, aged 89, was appointed as an independent nonexecutive Director on October 9, 2009. He is also the chairman of the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee, and a member of the audit committee of our Company (the “Audit Committee”). Mr. Lam has more than 50 years of capital operating experience and had held the following positions in the banking sector: the deputy chairman of Bank of China International Holdings Limited since 2001, a non-executive Director of Bank of China International Limited since 2002, an independent non-executive Director of Fujian Holdings Limited (stock code: 00181.HK) since 2003, an independent non-executive Director of Xinyi Glass Holdings Limited (stock code: 00868.HK) since 2004, an independent non– executive Director of Far East Consortium International Limited (stock code: 00035.HK) since 2011 and a Director of Chu Hai College of Higher Education Limited Since November 2021 and the Chairperson since December 2021. Mr. Lam also holds many social positions, once the delegate of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the PRC to the 10th National People’s Congress, and currently serves as the honorary chairman of the Hong Kong Federation of Fujian Associations, life honorary chairman of the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce, adviser of the Hong Kong Chinese Enterprises Association and the honorary president of the Chinese Bankers Club of Hong Kong.
Wee Henny Soon Chiang (also known as Wee Toon Kian), aged 76, was appointed as an independent non-executive Director on October 9, 2009. He is also the chairman of the Audit Committee, and a member of the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee. He has more than 40 years of experience in public accounting practice. Mr. Wee was an independent non-executive Director of The Quaypoint Corporation Limited (now known as China Uptown Group Company Limited), a Cayman Islands incorporated company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (stock code: 02330.HK), from September 2001 to November 2006. He is the founder of Henny Wee & Co., a firm of Certified Public Accountants (Practising) registered at Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants in February 1988. Mr. Wee has been the partner of Henny Wee & Co. since 1988 and following a merger with another local firm of certified public accountants on April 1, 2016, he has been the managing partner of the merged SWC & Partners. He was also a partner of Glass Radcliffe Chan & Wee as a partner. Mr. Wee obtained a bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, in March 1971. He became an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (Australia) in July 1975, and a Certified Public Accountant (Practicing) of the Hong Kong Society of Accountants, now known as the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountant since 1988.
Yu Shangyou, aged 64, was appointed as an independent nonexecutive Director on June 24, 2022. He is also a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Yu has over 32 years of experience in wealth and financial management. From April 1988 to June 1993, Mr. Yu was a project manager for overseas investment at the Asia-America & Pacific investment management department of China Heilongjiang International Economic and Technical Cooperation Corporation, a company primarily engaged in local and foreign construction projects of economic and technical cooperation. From 1993 to October 2020, he held various directorship and senior management positions in China Overseas Group including being (1) a director of China Overseas Holdings Limited, (2) a vice chairman and general manager of China Overseas Finance Investment Company Limited, (3) directors of several subsidiaries of China Overseas Land & Investment Ltd. , a company listed on the Stock Exchange (stock code: 00688.HK), and (4) an executive director of China Overseas Grand Oceans Group Limited, a company listed on the Stock Exchange (stock code: 00081.HK). From May 2014 to November 2020, Mr. Yu was a director of CSCEC Capital (Hong Kong) Limited, a subsidiary of China State Construction Capital (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd. which is a company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (stock code: 601668.SH), during such period, he was responsible for the business management of the company. From 2009 to 2013 and from 2016 to 2021, Mr. Yu acted as a director of Anhui Guoyuan Trust Co. Ltd. , a company primarily engaged in trust and fund management. From 2014 to 2017, Mr. Yu also acted as a director of China Overseas Insurance Limited. Mr. Yu has been recognized as a senior economist by China State Construction Company in the PRC since May 1996.Mr. Yu obtained his Bachelor’s degree in finance from Jilin University of Finance and Economics in the PRC in July 1983. He also obtained his Master’s degree from the Center for International Studies from The Ohio University in the United States in August 1987.
Chiu Yu Kang, aged 45, is the senior vice president of the Company, the Chief Financial Officer and the Company Secretary. Mr. Chiu holds a bachelor’s degree of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance from the University of Hong Kong and a Master of Economics from the University of Hong Kong. From October 2008 to March 2015, Mr. Chiu served as the vice president of the Company, the Chief Financial Officer and the Company Secretary, who was responsible for project acquisitions, strategic planning, corporate finance activities, investor relations, company secretary matters, and compliance with the requirements under the Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. Prior to re-joining the Company in July 2019, Mr. Chiu served as the chief financial officer, and company secretary of certain other companies listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. Mr. Chiu has also worked in an international firm of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Chiu has over 19 years of experience in auditing, accounting and financial management. Mr. Chiu is a member of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a member of Hong Kong Chartered Governance Institute.