Mr. CHANG TAT JOEL
Mr. Chang, joined the Board in May 2014, and was appointed as an Executive Director. Mr. Chang was re-designated from an executive director to a non-executive director on 3 October 2016. He also acts as director of certain subsidiaries of the Group. He has considerable strategic, financial and advisory experience. He is the co-founder of AID Partners Capital Limited and a founder of Genius Link Assets Management Limited. He is an investment committee member of AID Partners Capital Limited, and is responsible for its strategic investment planning. Prior to founding AID Partners Capital Limited, he was the chief investment officer of Investec Asia Limited, a managing director of China Everbright Capital Limited and an executive director of BNP Prime Peregrine Capital Limited. He is also a member of the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Monash University in 1990.
Mr. Chang is an Executive Director and the Chief Operating Officer of Mason Financial Holding Limited (Stock code: 273), an independent non-executive director of Dragonite International Limited (Stock Code: 329), and an independent non-executive director of Hailiang International Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 2336), all of the above-mentioned companies are listed on the Stock Exchange. He was formerly an independent non-executive director of Kingsoft Corporation Limited (Stock Code: 3888), a non-executive director of Kong Sun Holdings Ltd. (Stock Code:295), and was an executive director and chief financial officer of Orange Sky Golden Harvest Entertainment (Holdings) Limited (Stock Code: 1132), all of which are listed on the Stock Exchange. He was an independent director of China Mobile Games and Entertainment Group Limited, a company previously listed on NASDAQ.
Mr. Xu Haohao
Mr. Xu, joined the Board in November 2016, and was appointed as a Non-executive Director. He has extensive management knowledge and working experience in financial and corporate management. Mr. Xu is currently executive director and the executive president of HNA Holding Group Co. Limited (‘‘HNA Holding Group’’), which is listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the ‘‘Stock Exchange’’) (Stock code: 521). Mr. Xu is a member of each of the executive committee, the remuneration committee and the investment committee of HNA Holding Group. As from February 2016, Mr. Xu is also responsible for the matters relating to HNA Holding Group’s external communication, strategy and investment programs, etc. Prior to joining HNA Holding Group, he had served as the general manager of the finance department of Hong Kong Airlines Limited.
Mr. Xu obtained a bachelor degree in Financial Administration from University of Winnipeg, Canada.
Mr. Guo Qifei
Mr. Guo, joined the Board in November 2016 and was appointed as a Non-executive Director. He is currently the vice president of HNA Holding Group Co. Limited (‘‘HNA Holding Group’’), which is listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the ‘‘Stock Exchange’’) (Stock code: 521) since September 2015, and responsible for managing the operation of assets management and corporate finance as well as business development. Mr. Guo has 10 years of experience in financial investment. Before joining HNA Holding, he worked in the merger and acquisition investment department of multinational corporations and financial institutions, mainly engaged in international acquisition business and financial investment.
Mr. Guo obtained a master degree in International Banking and Finance from Lingnan University.
Ms. Fong Janie
Ms. Fong, joined the Board in November 2016 and was appointed as a Non-executive Director. She is Managing Director of East West Bank, a post she has held since 2007. California-based East West Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of East West Bancorp, Inc., a publicly owned company in the United States of America. From 2000–2004, Ms. Fong was appointed by the California Governor to represent the State of California in Hong Kong and the PRC. Through her former post as California’s Chief Representative, Ms. Fong was responsible for creating new economic, trade, and diplomatic ties between the PRC and the U.S.. Ms. Fong practiced law as a licensed California attorney up until 2000 and worked as an executive of Silicon Valley start-up companies from 1998–2000. Ms. Fong served on the Commission on Strategic Development of Hong Kong from 2005–2007. Ms. Fong is a member of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government’s Women’s Leadership Board and currently serves as: an Advisor to ChinaSF, the China Office of the City and County of San Francisco; a member of The Chi Tung Association of Hong Kong; a member of the Board of Governors of the Hong Kong-America Center, a member of The Hong Kong Tianjin Friendship Association, a member of the Hong Kong Federation of Women Lawyers; and a member of the Asia Advisory Council of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).