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  • Ji Zenghe Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

    Mr. Ji was appointed as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Group on 12 October 2016. Mr. Ji is responsible for setting strategic directions, formulating corporate strategies and overall management of the Group’s media businesses.

    Mr. Ji is the Chairman of The Place Investment Group Co., Ltd and Beijng Aozhongxingye Real Estate Development Co., Ltd, which are the owner, developer and manager of The Place, Beijing (世贸天阶), a city landmark and a commercial plaza located in the vicinity of World Trade Centre of Beijing built in 2003. The Place comprises of shopping malls, two office buildings and its landmark LED roof/screen spanning 250 meters long and 30 meters wide. Boasting the largest LED screens in Asia, The Place has grown into a well-known new media themed commercial real estate. Mr. Ji is also Chairman of The Place Chuangshi (Beijing) Trading Co., Ltd.

    Mr. Ji holds a Bachelor of Political Economics from Capital Normal School and an EMBA from Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business.

  • Fan Xianyong Executive Director

    Mr. Fan was appointed as Executive Director of the Group on 12 October 2016. Mr. Fan is responsible for the overall management of the operations of the Group’s companies.

    Mr. Fan is also a Director of The Place Investment Group Co. Ltd., a Director and General Manager, Beijing Aozhongxingye Real Estate Development Co., Ltd and Director of The Place Chuangshi (Beijing) Trading Co., Ltd. Mr. Fan has more than 20 years of experience in property and media industry.

    Mr. Fan holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Architecture from Zhengzhou University and an EMBA from Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business.

  • Zhang Wei Executive Director

    Mr. Zhang was appointed as Executive Director of the Group on 26 September 2016. Mr. Zhang is responsible for the corporate planning as well as charting and implementation of the business strategies of the Group. Mr. Zhang was formerly the Vice General Manager of Beijing Quandaxingye Investment Management Co., Ltd and a Manager with Beijing Zhidi Investment Management Co., Ltd. Mr. Zhang holds a Bachelor of Engineering Physics from Tsinghua University and a MBA from Capital University of Political Science and Law.

  • Sun Quan Non-Executive Director

    Mr. Sun was appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Group on 12 October 2016. Mr. Sun is the Executive Director and CEO of China Capital Impetus Asset Management Pte. Ltd., Executive Director of Capital Impetus Group Limited, Executive Director of China Capital Impetus Investment Ltd. and Non-Executive Director of RHB OSK GC-Millennium Capital Pte. Ltd.

    Mr. Sun is the executive member of the council and Deputy Secretary-General of Beijing Overseas Chinese Chamber of Commerce. He also sits on the board of Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University. Mr. Sun has more than 20 years of investment and management experience in the Greater China region, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia, covering a variety of business areas including high technology, pharmaceuticals, electronics, real estate, natural resources and chemical industry.

    Mr. Sun graduated from Beijing University of Technology with a Bachelor’s degree, and first session EMBA from Tsinghua University.

  • Wen Yao-Long Non-Executive Director

    Mr. Wen was appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Group on 12 October 2016. He was first appointed as a Director on 2 January 2003 and was last re-elected as Director at the Company’s AGM held on 26 April 2016. Mr. Wen started the Company in 1988 when he seized the opportunity to provide outsourced mechanical drilling services to PCB manufacturers in Taiwan. Since then, he has been expanding the Group’s business by moving into PCB manufacturing in China, and establishing plants to provide a suite of services including PCB operations, routing and mass lamination. A high school graduate, Mr. Wen has more than 25 years of experience in the PCB industry.

  • Er Kwong Wah Acting Lead Independent Director

    Mr. Er was appointed as Independent Director of the Group on 8 September 2006. He was last re-elected as Director at the Company’s AGM held on 23 April 2015. He is also an Independent Director for several public listed companies including CFM Holdings Limited, China Essence Group Ltd., China Sky Chemical Fiber Co., Ltd., COSCO Corporation (Singapore) Limited, Success Dragon International Holdings Ltd., China Environment Ltd., and GKE Corporation Limited. A former Permanent Secretary in the Singapore Civil Service, he had served in various ministries before his retirement. A Colombo Plan and Bank of Tokyo Scholar, he obtained a first class honours degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Toronto, Canada, in 1970 and an MBA from the Manchester Business School, University of Manchester in 1978.

  • Seow Han Chiang, Winston Independent Director

    Mr. Seow was appointed as Independent Director of the Group on 7 July 2005. He was last re-elected as Director at the Company’s AGM held on 26 April 2016. Mr. Seow is a partner of KhattarWong LLP. He was called to the Singapore Bar in 1995 and has been a practising Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore since then. He holds a Bachelor of Law (Honours) degree from the National University of Singapore. Mr. Seow was an Independent Director of Sound Global Ltd.

  • Zhao Xichen Independent Director

    Mr. Zhao was appointed as Independent Director of the Group on 12 October 2016. Mr. Zhao is the founder and Chairman of China Daisy Asset Management Limited and was also the Chairman of Daisy Fund LLC, China Daisy Financial Group and China Daisy Capital. Mr. Zhao is also an adjunct professor at Northeast Normal University School of Business, contract research fellow at the National Centre for Financial Research at Peking University, adjunct professor at University of Science and Technology Beijing School of Economic Management and research fellow at the China Cultural Industry Research Institute at Beijing Jiaotong University.

    Mr. Zhao holds a Bachelor of Engineering from Haerbin Institute of Technology and a Masters of Philosophy from Haerbin Institute of Technology.