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Guanglin Lai, Executive Chairman of the Board

 

Mr. Guanglin Lai has served as the chairman of our board of directors since June 2007 and executive chairman since March 2013. Mr. Lai also served as our co-chief executive officer from September 2007 to June 2008 and as our chief executive officer from November 2008 to September 2009. Mr. Lai has extensive experience in investments, acquisitions and operation management, and has established many other enterprises in China, Hong Kong and internationally, in particular, animation, logistics and transportation, pharmaceutical sectors, taking a leading role in strategic planning and business development in his investment portfolio. Mr. Lai is the chairman and executive director of the board of directors, the chairman and a member of nomination committee and a member of remuneration committee of Softpower International Limited (Formerly known as China Pipe Group Limited), a Hong Kong listed company, which is a leading provider to the construction sector offering a wide range of pipe related products, services and solutions to the constructors, designers, consultants and government agencies in Hong Kong and Macau. Mr. Lai was appointed as the chairman of the board of directors of PGG Wrightson Limited, a company listed on the New Zealand Stock Exchange, in October 2013 and has served as a director since December 2009. Mr. Lai also serves as the vice-chairman of the Shenzhen General Chamber of Commerce in China and the vice-chairman of the Chinese Chamber of Commerce in New Zealand. Mr. Lai holds a master of business administration in finance from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. He is a fellow certified public accountant in Australia. Mr. Lai is a Fellow of Monash University and also the member of Global Advisory Council of Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University.

 

 

Lee Joo Hai, Independent Director

 

Mr. Joo Hai Lee has served as our independent director since November 2008 and a member of our audit committee since January 2009. Mr. Lee has around 34 years of experience in accounting and auditing. Mr. Lee joined BDO Patrick Tay & Partners/BDO International Singapore (now known as BDO LLP) in 1983 and became a partner there in 1986 and retired in February 2013. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Singapore, the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and the Singapore and Hong Kong Institutes of Directors.
 

 

 

 

 

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