Vorsitzende des Nominierungsausschusses und Mitglied des Vergütungsausschusses und des General-Ausschusses
Ms. CHIU Christin Su Yi, aged 42, is the Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Company. She has been an Executive Director of the Company since July 2020. She became Acting Executive Chairman of the Board since January 2021 and was re-designated as Chairman of the Board with effect from 30 August 2021. She is Chairman of the Nomination Committee, a member of the Remuneration Committee and the General Committee of the Board, a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company and a trustee of a charitable trust of the Company. Ms. CHIU has extensive experience in corporate finance, securities law matters and regulatory issues. She advises financial institutions, both private and public corporations, hedge funds and private equity funds on securities trading and compliance matters. She is the spouse of Mr. PAK William Eui Won who is an Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer of the Company. She graduated from the University of Alberta with a Juris Doctor degree and from McMaster University with a Bachelor of Arts degree, summa cum laude. Ms. CHIU is admitted as an attorney at law in the State of New York in United States, and a barrister and solicitor in the Province of British Columbia in Canada.
Previously, Ms. CHIU worked at Hogan Lovells, a leading international firm with offices globally and Remedios and Company, a premier boutique law firm situated in Vancouver, Canada.
Member of the Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee and General Committee
Mr. PAK William Eui Won, aged 42, has been appointed as an Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of the Company since September 2021. He has become interim Chief Executive Officer of the Company with effect from 26 October 2021 until his re-designation as Chief Executive Officer of the Company with effect from 1 March 2022. He is a member of the Nomination Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the General Committee of the Board. He holds a Master of Laws degree in U.S. taxation from the University of Washington School of Law, a Juris Doctor degree from the University of British Columbia Faculty of Law, and an Economics and Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia Faculty of Arts. Mr. PAK is an attorney licensed by the New York State Bar. He is the spouse of Ms. CHIU Christin Su Yi who is an Executive Director of the Company and the Chairman of the Board. Mr. PAK is a seasoned executive with extensive operating and management experience. He has over a decade of experience and made a successful career in leading companies in the financial services and fund management industry. His industry expertise also includes technology, alternative energy, mining and real estate. He is experienced in identifying and revitalizing underperforming areas and driving favourable results while ensuring sustainable growth. Prior to embarking on a career in the financial industry, Mr. PAK was a lawyer in the investment funds practice at White & Case’s New York and Hong Kong offices. He has substantive experience in the establishment and representation of both U.S. and international private investment funds. Before joining White & Case, Mr. PAK worked in the mergers & acquisitions department in the San Francisco office of a major international firm where he provided transactional tax advisory services for mergers and acquisitions, reorganisations and spin-offs.
Member of the Risk Management Committee and General Committee
Mr. WRIGHT Bradley Stephen, aged 56, has been appointed as an Executive Director of the Company since December 2021. He is a member of the Risk Management Committee and the General Committee of the Board. He is a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company outside of Hong Kong, namely in Europe and United States. He has thirty-three years of experience serving in the Hong Kong Police Force. Mr. WRIGHT joined the then Royal Hong Kong Police Force in 1988 as an Inspector of Police and attained the rank of Chief Superintendent of Police when he reached the prescribed retirement age.
In the early years of his career, Mr. WRIGHT worked in a variety of uniform frontline policing roles such a Patrol Subunit Commander, Police Tactical Unit Platoon Officer, Assistant Divisional Commander, and a Senior Staff Inspector at Police Headquarters. In the late 1990s to early 2000s, Mr. WRIGHT worked in the field of training and professional development before moving to command the Kowloon Internal Investigation Office. In the last ten years of his career, Mr. WRIGHT took up a number of command posts, leading up to 1,200 officers, including District Commander Marine Outer Waters District, Chief Superintendent Support and District Commander, Mong Kok District from 2018 until retirement. Throughout his career, Mr. WRIGHT was frequently recognized and was awarded five Commanding Officer’s Commendations, one Commissioners’ Commendation and in the 2021 Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government Honour’s List was awarded the Police Meritorious Service Medal (PMSM).
Mr. WRIGHT graduated from the London University School of Oriental and African Studies in 1987 and obtained a Bachelor of Arts, with honours in History and Politics. Committed to lifelong learning, he has continued his learning and has not only completed but also excelled in various trainings including the HKUST Leadership and Public Policy Programme, Ivey Business School – Advanced Public Policy and Management, Stakeholders Engagement in a Volatile Environment and Public Sector Accountability, and University of Michigan – Strategic Innovation just to name a few.
Member of the General Committee
Mr. SCHLANGMANN Wolfgang Paul Josef, aged 68, has been appointed as an Executive Director of the Company since October 2021. He is a member of the General Committee of the Board. He joined the Group as a consultant since December 2020 and is currently European Recovery Chairman and Senior Advisor to the Board. He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Bochum University in Germany. Mr. SCHLANGMANN has over 40 years of experience in the fashion industry with an extensive history of successful brand revitalization strategies. He served as Chief Executive Officer of s.Oliver Asia and s.Oliver Turkey prior to founding his own garment and sourcing services business.
UNABHÄNGIGE NICHT-GESCHÄFTSFÜHRENDE VERWALTUNGSRATMITGLIEDER
Mitglied des Prüfungsausschusses, des Vergütungsausschusses und des Risikomanagementausschusses
Mr. CHUNG Kwok Pan, aged 58, has been appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since July 2020. He is a member of the Audit Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the Risk Management Committee of the Board. He has been responsible for the business management of Chungweiming Knitting Factory Limited since early 1988. Mr. CHUNG also has several social positions, including Leader of the Liberal Party, Honorary Life Chairman of Hong Kong Apparel Society Limited, a member of the Honorary General Committee of The Chinese Manufacturers’ Association of Hong Kong, an advisor of New Territories General Chamber of Commerce, a director of Hong Kong Design Centre, Chairman of the Design Discipline Advisory Board of Vocational Training Council, Chairman of the Fashion Industry Training Advisory Committee, Education Bureau of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (“Hong Kong”) and a member of the Advisory Group on Implementation of Fashion Initiatives, The Commerce and Economic Development Bureau of Hong Kong. He was also a member of the 5th and 6th Legislative Council of Hong Kong (Textile and Garment Sector), and a member of the 9th Guangdong Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference in 2005.
Mr. CHUNG obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Quantity Surveying from Robert Gordon’s Institute of Technology, Scotland (currently known as Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen) in July 1986 and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom in May 1988.
He served as an independent non-executive director of SFund International Holdings Limited (previously known as Hanbo Enterprises Holdings Limited) (stock code: 1367) from June 2014 to November 2016. He has served as an independent non-executive director of High Fashion International Limited (stock code: 608) since July 2019, an independent non-executive director of Planetree International Development Limited (stock code: 613) since April 2020 and an independent non-executive director of Legendary Group Limited (formerly known as L & A International Holdings Limited) (stock code: 8195) since June 2021. These companies are listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited.
Vorsitzender des Vergütungsausschusses und des Risikomanagementausschusses und Mitglied des Prüfungsausschusses und des Nominierungsausschusses
Mr. GILES William Nicholas, aged 59, has been appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since December 2020. He is Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and the Risk Management Committee, and a member of the Audit Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Board. He is a partner of Hart Giles, Solicitors & Notaries. Mr. GILES has over thirty years of extensive experience in practising law as a specialist in large-scale commercial litigation, insolvency work, restructuring and regulatory investigations. Mr. GILES has acted in numerous cases in the High Court and Court of Appeal concerning civil fraud, white-collar crime, financial services, employment, commercial contracts and shareholder disputes. Mr. GILES has also acted as liquidator of more than 70 companies and has served as an independent non-executive director of Blue River Holdings Limited (formerly known as PYI Corporation Limited) (a company listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, stock code: 498) since February 2021.
Mr. GILES was admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales in 1987 and in Hong Kong in 1990. Prior to that, Mr. GILES had obtained a Bachelor of Laws degree (Hons) from The University of Sheffield in 1984.
Member of the Audit Committee and Risk Management Committee
Mr. HA Kee Choy Eugene, aged 65, has been appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since December 2021. He is a member of the Audit Committee and the Risk Management Committee of the Board. Mr. HA holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. He is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He possesses over 30 years of experience in the finance and banking industries and acts or/and acted as director of a number of private and listed companies in Hong Kong. He is the director of a certified public accountants corporate practice in Hong Kong.
Mr. HA is currently an independent non-executive director of Touyun Biotech Group Limited (stock code: 1332), which is listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. He was an independent non-executive director of several Hong Kong publicly listed companies, including International Entertainment Corporation (stock code: 1009) from May 2017 to March 2022, Planetree International Development Limited (stock code: 613) from April 2019 to December 2020 and Longhui International Holdings Limited (stock code: 1007) from January 2016 to August 2020.
Mitglied des Nominierungs- und Vergütungsausschusses
Ms. LIU Hang-so, aged 57, has been appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since January 2021. She is a member of the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee of the Board. Ms. LIU is a veteran of the consumer goods sector with a specialty in luxury goods. In addition to her strong retail knowledge covering Greater China, Asia Pacific, USA, Japan, Europe and India, she has deep expertise in government affairs, policy and regulation. Ms. LIU is currently the first president for the strategically important China market of DFS (DFS Group Limited). She oversees all of DFS’ operations in Mainland China, including the Times DF x DFS Haikou Mission Hills Duty-Free Complex (深圳免稅x DFS海口觀瀾湖免 稅購物城), which was opened in January 2021 by DFS in partnership with Shenzhen Duty Free Group. Prior to joining DFS, she spent 13 years of her career in a leading luxury jeweler De Beers Forevermark, where she was Chief Execuitve Officer from 2019 to 2021, which was a global role based out of China. She also worked previously with the Boston Consulting Group in Hong Kong, as a Vice President for Merchandising for Louis Vuitton in Hong Kong, and as General Manager for LVMH Watches and Jewelry in Taiwan. Ms. LIU obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1986.
Vorsitzender des Prüfungsausschusses und Mitglied des Nominierungsausschusses
Mr. LO Kin Ching Joseph, aged 65, has been appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since January 2020. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee of the Board. Mr. LO is a Chartered Certified Accountant, Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom, and a Certified Public Accountant, and fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He joined Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu (“Deloitte”) in 1980 and was a partner since 1988 until his retirement in 2016. He was chairman of Deloitte Hong Kong from 2006 to 2014 and chairman of Deloitte China from 2008 to 2014. He has 40 years of professional experience in providing auditing, financial advisory, restructuring, insolvency, mergers and acquisitions and initial public offering services.
Mr. LO is a member of the Court of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, a member of the Hospital Governing Committee of MacLehose Medical Rehabilitation Centre, a member of the College Council of Chu Hai College of Higher Education, Hong Kong, a committee member of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council Fund; a director of Hong Kong Design Centre Limited, and a member of the Finance Committee of M+ Museum. He is an independent non-executive director of ZA Bank Limited. He served as a member of the Standing Commission on Civil Service Salaries and Conditions of Service, Hong Kong from 2013 to 2019. He was a member of the Committee of Overseers of Wu Yee Sun College, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, a member of 10th and 11th of Hebei Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), an advisor to the China Accounting Standards Committee of the Ministry of Finance of China and a member of the Hospital Governing Committee of Queen Mary Hospital and Tsan Yuk Hospital, Hong Kong. Mr. LO was the chairman and executive director of Bisu Technology Group International Limited (currently known as China Carbon Neutral Development Group Limited) (a company listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, stock code: 1372) from March 2017 to June 2018. He was also an independent non-executive director of Radisson Hospitality AB (a company formerly listed on the stock exchange of Stockholm, Sweden) from May 2017 to March 2019.