Mr. ZHANG HWO Jie is the Chairman of the Group. He is the chairman of the nomination committee, and a member of the remuneration committee of the Company. He is also a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group. Mr. Zhang is responsible for the Group's overall strategic planning and marketing development. Prior to the establishment of the Group, Mr. Zhang had worked for a PRC joint venture company engaging in civil engineering projects. He started his first business in 1983 by acting as a contractor for civil engineering projects of the local government. In 1993, Mr. Zhang established EVA Limited and thereafter Mr. Zhang acquired extensive experience in customer relationship development and corporate management. He has more than 20 years of experience in marketing, strategic planning and corporate management in manufacturing industry. Mr. Zhang was granted with the “Young Industrialist Award of Hong Kong” by the Federation of Hong Kong Industries in 2008, and was bestowed as an honorary fellow by The Professional Validation Council of Hong Kong Industries in 2014. He is also the honorary chairman of The Hong Kong Metals Manufacturers Association, the honorary president of Hong Kong Mould and Product Technology Association and the vice president of Hong Kong Young Industrialists Council. Mr. Zhang is one of the co-founders of the Group in 1993. Mr. Zhang also serves as the independent non-executive director of Sinomax Group Limited since 4 March 2014. He is a brother of Mr. Zhang Jian Hua and Mr. Zhang Yaohua. Mr. Zhang was appointed as a director on 27 July 2004.
Mr. ZHANG Jian Hua is the Vice Chairman of the Group, and is also a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group. He is responsible for the Group's organisational structure and business risk management. Mr. Zhang previously worked for the tax bureau in Shenzhen, where he accumulated extensive experience in tax regulations and communications with government departments in China. He also possesses substantial experience in organisational planning and business risk monitoring in the industry of precision mould and component manufacturing. Mr. Zhang is one of the co-founders of the Group in 1993. He is a brother of Mr. Zhang Hwo Jie and Mr. Zhang Yaohua. Mr. Zhang was appointed as a director on 14 September 2005.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. ZHANG Yaohua is the Chief Executive Officer of the Group, and is also a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group. Mr. Zhang is responsible for the Group's operation and management. He was one of the co-founders of the Group in 1993, and has more than 20 years of operational management experience in the industry of precision mould and component manufacturing. He is presently the president of Shenzhen Machinery Association (深圳市機械行業協會), the vice president of Guangdong Die & Mould Industry Association (廣東省模具工業協會), Shenzhen Enterprise Confederation (深圳市企業聯合會), Shenzhen Entrepreneur Association (深圳市企業家協會) and Shenzhen General Chamber of Commerce (深圳市商業聯合會). Mr. Zhang was accredited as one of the outstanding people in machinery industry (深圳機械行業傑出人物) by Shenzhen Machinery Association (深圳市機械行業協會) in 2004. Further, Mr. Zhang was accredited as a “Creative and Outstanding Person of China Enterprises” (中國企業創新優秀人物) by China Marketing Association (中國市場學會) and China Enterprise News Society (中國企業報社) in 2006, an “Outstanding Entrepreneur in China Machinery Industry” (中國機械工業優秀企業家) by China Machinery Industry Federation (中國機械工業聯合會) in 2009 and a “Remarkable Person of Commerce in Shenzhen” (深商風雲人物) by Shenzhen General Chamber of Commerce (深圳市商業聯合會) and Shenzhen Economic Daily (深圳商報) in 2010. Mr. Zhang is a brother of Mr. Zhang Hwo Jie and Mr. Zhang Jian Hua. Mr. Zhang was appointed as a director on 11 January 2005.
Mr. CHOY Tak Ho is an independent non-executive director. He is the chairman of the remuneration committee of the Company and a member of the audit committee and nomination committee of the Company. Mr. Choy has over 40 years of experience in international trading business in Hong Kong. He is the president of Union International (H.K.) Co., Ltd., the founding chairman of Hong Kong Kwun Tong Industries and Commerce Association Limited and the honorary president of the Chinese Manufacturers’ Association of Hong Kong. He was also a member of National Committee of the 8th and 9th Chinese People's Political Consultation Conference, the honorary director of China Overseas Friendship Association, a member of the 6th, 7th and 8th executive committee of All China Federation of Industry and Commerce, the 4th honorary president of Guangdong Chamber of Foreign Investors, the charter president of Hong Kong and Overseas Chinese Association of Commerce Ltd., the honorary permanent president of Hong Kong Commerce and Industry Associations Limited and the honorary life chairman of The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce. He currently also serves as the independent non-executive director of Sino Golf Holdings Limited. He was appointed as a director on 11 January 2005.
Mr. LEUNG Tai Chiu is an independent non-executive director and the chairman of the audit committee of the Company. Mr. Leung is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He obtained his professional qualification in the United Kingdom in 1975 and has worked in the auditing profession for over 30 years, 20 years of which as a partner. Mr. Leung retired from PricewaterhouseCoopers effective from 1 May 2005. Mr. Leung is a Fellow of The Hong Kong Institute of Directors, and is also the independent non-executive director of Kingboard Laminates Holdings Limited and G-Vision International (Holdings) Limited. He was appointed as a director on 5 June 2006.
Mr. LAM Hiu Lo is an independent non-executive director, and a member of the audit committee, nomination committee and remuneration committee of the Company. Mr. Lam has over 25 years of experience in sales and marketing in China. Over the years, he has successfully built up a strong business and personal network in China. Mr. Lam is currently an executive director of Yugang International Limited. He was an executive director of C C Land Holdings Limited from November 2000 to July 2012, and was an executive director of Qualipak International Holdings Limited from May 2012 to November 2014. All three of these companies are listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. Mr. Lam was appointed as a director on 11 January 2013.
Mr. WONG Hoi Chu Francis is the Chief Financial Officer and the company secretary of the Group. Mr. Wong is responsible for the accounting, taxation and financial affairs of the Group. Mr. Wong has 20 years of experience in the field of auditing, accounting and taxation. He is a member of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Prior to joining the Group in September 2004, he served as a senior manager of a major international accounting firm. Mr. Wong holds a bachelor's degree in business management from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and an Executive MBA degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Mr. LU Ji Wei is the vice president of the Group's sales management centre and is responsible for its overall operations, including business development and customer relationships of the Group's electronic and automobile businesses. Mr. Lu was initially responsible for sales and marketing when he joined the Group in May 2004, and has accumulated extensive knowledge about the industrial markets. Mr. Lu holds a graduation certificate in EMBA leadership studies from Peking University Guanghua School of Management (北京大學光華學院) and a bachelor degree in corporate management from Southwest University (西南大學).
Mr. HU Xiao Feng is the vice president of the Group's operational management centre and is responsible for its overall operations, including the production, human resources, procurement and research and development of the Group's electronic and automobile businesses. Mr. Hu joined the Group in December 2004. He has over 20 years of experience in the metal stamping industry, specialising in the office automation equipment sector. Mr. Hu holds a high diploma in business administration from Peking University (北京大學) and has obtained a professional management qualification certificate from the Hong Kong Human Resources Certification Centre.
Mr. LI Bin is the vice president of the Group's Corporate Management Centre and is responsible for its overall operations and management. Mr. Li joined the Group in March 2006, and was initially responsible for the internal cost control, budgeting, internal audit, financial management, accounting, auditing and taxation affairs of the Group's subsidiaries in China. He was appointed as the vice president of the Group's Corporate Management Centre in January 2015. Mr. Li has 20 years of experience in the field of finance, accounting and management and holds an MBA degree from Nankai University (南開大學).