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Profile of Directors and Senior Management

Executive Directors

Ms. WU Mei Yung, Quinly, PhD (honoris causa), has been an executive director of the Company since June 1993. Ms. Wu is a co-founder and the Vice Chairman of the Group, responsible for the policy setting and strategic planning of the Group. She has more than 40 years’ experience in the food and confectionery business.

Mr. TAI Chun Kit has been an executive director of the Company since December 2017 and is currently the Managing Director of the Group. He is responsible for new business planning and the development of the Group’s business associated with overseas brands. He is also responsible for overseeing the Group’s operation policies and leading the Group’s core business. Mr. Tai holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) degree from the City University of Hong Kong. He has extensive experience in retail management, brand development and marketing planning. He joined the Group in 2004. He is also an executive director of Hong Kong Food Investment Holdings Limited. Mr. Tai is currently an independent non-executive director of Niche-Tech Group Limited, the shares of which are listed on GEM of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited.

Mr. MAN Wing Cheung, Ellis has been an executive director of the Company since August 1999. Mr. Man is the finance director of the Group, responsible for corporate finance, accounting, information technology and project investments of the Group. Mr. Man has a Master of Commerce degree from the University of New South Wales in Australia. He is also a member of the CPA Australia and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He has gained extensive experience in finance and accounting from overseas multinational corporations. Mr. Man joined the Group in 1992. He is also the managing director of Hong Kong Food Investment Holdings Limited..

Mr. WU Wing Biu has been an executive director of the Company since June 1993. Mr. Wu is experienced in sales, marketing and merchandising and is now responsible for the establishment of close relationship with Mainland China and overseas suppliers, and the catering business of the Group in Hong Kong. He has more than 30 years’ experience in the food and confectionery industry. Mr. Wu joined the Group in 1978.

Mr. NAM Chi Ming, Gibson has been an executive director of the Company since April 2010. Mr. Nam is responsible for managerial controls and company secretarial affairs. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Mr. Nam is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in the United Kingdom and an associate of both The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. He has extensive financial and managerial experience. Mr. Nam worked for the Group from 1996 to 1999 and from 2001 onwards.


Independent Non-executive Directors

Ms . LEUNG Mei Han has been an independent non-executive director of the Company since December 1998. Ms. Leung holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Queensland in Australia and is a fellow member of CPA Australia. Ms. Leung has more than 30 years’ experience in accounting, securities, corporate finance and related areas. Ms. Leung is currently an independent non-executive director of Bossini International Holdings Limited, a company whose shares are listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited.

Mr. CHAN Yuk Sang, Peter has been an independent non-executive director of the Company since July 2000. Mr. Chan was the chairman of a company listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited until July 2002. He was a senior general manager of a local bank until November 1998. Mr. Chan was also a director of a listed company in Hong Kong from 1993 to 1995 and an executive director of a joint Chinese foreign bank in Shenzhen until 1995. He has more than 30 years’ experience in the banking and finance industry. Mr. Chan was an independent non-executive director of Imagi International Holdings Limited from May 2010 to January 2016 and of GOME Electrical Appliances Holding Limited from May 2004 to June 2015. Mr. Chan was also an executive director of Asia Resources Holdings Limited from April 2017 to December 2018. He is currently an independent non-executive director of Dafy Holdings Limited. The shares of these companies are listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited.

Mr. Tsunao KIJIMA has been an independent non-executive director of the Company since July 2011. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Keio University in Japan. Mr. Kijima was a managing executive officer of Nissin Foods Holdings Co., Ltd., a company listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. He was also a non-executive director of Premier Foods Plc, a company listed on the London Stock Exchange. He was the executive vice president of Mitsubishi Corporation and also the chief representative for China and Europe of Mitsubishi Corporation during different periods of time. Mr. Kijima has more than 35 years’ experience of worldwide trading of processed foods, beverages, snack foods and other food products. Mr. Kijima served as a non-executive director of Lianhua Supermarket Holdings Co., Ltd., a company listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, from 2001 to 2006. He was an independent non-executive director of the Company from 1997 to 2006.


Senior Management

Mr. TSE Siu Wan is the managing director of Hong Kong Ham Holdings Limited (“HK Ham”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Group, responsible for the overall strategic planning and production operation of the Group’s ham manufacturing operations. He has extensive experience in the manufacturing of ham and ham related products. Mr. Tse joined HK Ham in 1980. He is also an executive director of Hong Kong Food Investment Holdings Limited.

Ms. LAM Mei Chi, Clara is the director of the Group’s Hong Kong, Macau and overseas sales department, responsible for sales development and strategic sales management of Hong Kong, Macau and overseas markets. Ms. Lam holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from The University of Hong Kong and a Master of Business Administration degree from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She gained extensive experience in sales, merchandising and category management. Before joining the Group, she held senior position of merchandising department of leading supermarket chains in Hong Kong, and a reputable health and beauty chain store in Singapore. Ms. Lam worked for the Group from 2008 to early 2015 and from 2016 onwards.

Mr. FUNG Kwok Wing, Kenny is the associate director of the Group’s internal audit department responsible for internal audit function. Mr. Fung holds various Master degrees in Business Administration, Corporate Governance, Finance and Professional Accounting. He is also a member of various professional institutes, including the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and the Chartered Institute of Marketing in the United Kingdom. Mr. Fung has extensive experience in accounting and administration. He worked for the Group from 1985 to the latter part of 2007 and from 2008 onwards.

Mr. WONG Hung Kin is the associate director of the Group’s merchandising and marketing department, responsible for product purchasing and merchandising. Mr. Wong holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the California Southern University in the United States. Prior to joining the Group, he was a marketing manager of a local wines and spirits company and has extensive experience in purchasing and marketing. Mr. Wong joined the Group in 1995.

Mr. WONG Fu Hang, Derek is the associate director of the Group’s merchandising and marketing department, responsible for product purchasing and merchandising. Mr. Wong holds a Bachelor of Science degree from The University of Hong Kong. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Wong held various marketing management role for international and Hong Kong FMCG firms and has extensive experience in marketing strategy development. Mr. Wong joined the Group in 2014.

Ms. VONG Cheng I, Carmen is the associate director of the Group’s human resources department, responsible for human resources management and people development strategy. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Human Resources Management from Simon Fraser University in Canada and a Master of Business Administration degree from The University of Hong Kong. Ms. Vong has extensive experience in Hong Kong and China on human resources management and strategic planning. Prior to joining the Group, she was the general manager, human resources for Hong Kong and China of an international FMCG firm. Ms. Vong joined the Group in 2017.

Mr. LAI Chi Ming is the general manager of Dongguan Four Seas Meat Processing Company Limited in Guangdong, China, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Group, responsible for overall management of ham and sausages production in Mainland China. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Heriot-Watt University in the United Kingdom, Bachelor of Laws degree from the Peking University in China and Master of Professional Accounting degree from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Lai has extensive experience in meat processing manufacturing and management. He joined the Group in 1981.

Mr. HO Kwok Tong, Fred is the general manager of the Group’s information technology department, responsible for corporate information management and information technology development. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the California Southern University in the United States. Mr. Ho has extensive experience in the development of management information systems. He joined the Group in 1994.