Independent Non-Executive Director
Independent Non-Executive Director
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr. Shen Yong, aged 52, was appointed as the chairman of the Board and an executive director on 18 January 2013. He is a director and a shareholder of Ultra Harvest Limited, the controlling shareholder of the Company, holding 51% of its issued shares. Mr. Shen has more than 15 years of experience in hotel and commercial properties development, as well as investment, corporate and general management.
Mr. Shen completed a postgraduate (advanced studies) course in laws (civil and commercial law) from the Southwest University of Politics and Law (西南政法大學) in July 2000.
Mr. Shen served as a deputy to the 1st to 3rd Chongqing Municipal People’s Congress in the PRC. Mr. Shen is currently a member of the 4th Chongqing Municipal Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of the PRC and a deputy chairman of the Chongqing Municipal Federation of Industry and Commerce (General Chamber). Mr. Shen is the father of Mr. Shen Ke, an executive director of the Company.
Mr. Kaneko Hiroshi, aged 49, is an executive director of the Company. He holds a Master of Engineering degree from Dalian University of Technology, and a doctoral degree in apex science and technology from University of Tokyo.
Mr. Kaneko has extensive research experience in the field of environment, development and economic science. He has been engaged in comprehensive utilization of environmental friendly materials and international trade for number of years.
Mr. Kaneko is currently an executive director of China Household Holdings Limited (stock code: 692) and an executive director and chairman of Long Success International (Holdings) Limited (stock code: 8017).
Mr. Shen Ke, aged 25, is an executive director of the Company. He is a director and a shareholder of Ultra Harvest Limited as to 10% shareholding. Mr. Shen has over 5 years of experience in the hospitality investment and management in the PRC.
Mr. Shen is the son of Mr. Shen Yong, the chairman of the Board and an executive director of the Company.
Mr. Gan Lin, aged 36, graduated from Beijing Technology and Business University (formerly Beijing Institute of Business) with a Bachelor’s degree in Logistics Management in 2001. He had served as various senior management positions in different financial institution and multi-national corporations, such as Guoxin Securities, Mocon Inc. and LXE Inc.. He has extensive experience in strategic planning, corporate finance and financial management.
Mr. Hong Sang Joon, aged 46, is an executive director of the Company. He holds positions as director of certain subsidiaries of the Company, and is responsible for operational management of the Group’s electronic business. He has over 20 years of experience in investment, restructuring, strategic planning, and financial management and control.
Mr. Hong obtained his bachelor degree in Chinese language and Chinese literature, minoring in business administration from Yonsei University in Korea, and a master degree in business administration from The University of Hong Kong. He is a CFA Charterholder, Certified FRM, and U.S. CPA for public practice licensed by Washington State Board of Accountancy in the United States of America (the “U.S.A.”), and he is a regular member of CFA Institute, The Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts, Global Association of Risk Professionals, and American Institute of CPAs. Mr. Hong is currently an executive director of Siberian Mining Group Company Limited (Stock code: 1142) whose shares are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange.
Dr. Loke Yu, aged 66, has over 40 years of experience in accounting and auditing for private and public companies, financial consultancy and corporate management. He holds an MBA Degree from the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and a Doctor of Business Administration Degree from the University of South Australia. Dr. Loke is a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, The Hong Kong Institute of Directors and The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries.
He is the company secretary of Minth Group Limited, and currently serves as an independent non-executive director of V1 Group Limited, Matrix Holdings Limited, China Beidahuang Industry Group Holdings Limited, China Fire Safety Enterprise Group Limited, Winfair Investment Company Limited, SCUD Group Limited, Zhong An Real Estate Limited, Chiho-Tiande Group Limited, Tianjin Development Holdings Limited, China Household Holdings Limited, Mega Medical Technology Limited, Tianhe Chemicals Group Limited and China New Energy Power Group Limited all of which are companies listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited ("Stock Exchange").
Mr. Yu Lei, aged 44, is an independent non-executive director of the Company. He has extensive experience in the real estate industry and infrastructure sectors in the PRC.
Mr. Yu obtained his bachelor degree in economics and a master degree in management from the Zhongnan University of Economics and Law （中南財經政法大學）in 1993 and 1999 respectively. Mr. Yu is also a qualified accountant conferred by the Ministry of Finance of the PRC and a Certified Internal Auditor conferred by The Institute of Internal Auditors.
Mr. Yu is currently a president assistant of Shenzhen Zhuojia Industry Groups Co., Ltd. （深圳市卓佳實業集團有限公司）, a company specializing in real estate, healthcare and infrastructure development and the provision of investment services in the PRC. During March 2006 to August 2011, Mr. Yu was employed as the president assistant of Great China International Group(China) Limited （大中華國際集團（中國）有限公司） which is principally engaged in property, hotel, commercial and infrastructure investment and development.
Mr. Ernst Rudolf Zimmermann, aged 66, is an independent non-executive director of the Company. He has more than 40 years of business experience in the international hospitality industry, especially in the Greater China region.
Mr. Zimmermann is currently the president and CEO of AVA Hospitality, a hotel management services company providing specialized China-related hospitality management and consultancy services and giving independent professional advice on design brief on hotel component to hotel investors and operators. Mr. Zimmermann now serves as the senior vice president of Swiss-Belhotel International, an international hotel management company offering unique fusion of Swiss hospitality management in all aspects of the hotel, serviced apartments and club. He is also an associate of Global Strategic Associates, LLC, an independent, privately-owned international advisory firm in New York, the United States of America.
Mr. Zimmermann started his hospitality career first in Stadl-Paura, Austria in 1962 and accepted hospitality training in Gmunden, Austria. Before relocating to Hong Kong as a restaurant manager in Furama Hotel in 1974, he worked in a number of food and beverage positions across various Western Europe countries, including England, Switzerland, Italy, Bermuda and so on. Mr. Zimmermann continued his hotel business in a Holiday Inn Group (now known as InterContinental Hotels Group) for subsequent years in senior managerial and executive positions for the development of the hotel chain throughout the Asia Pacific region, including, Hong Kong, Thailand and the PRC; and later on, with extensive years of experience in the hospitality field, Mr. Zimmermann established his own hotel management business, namely, Zenith Hotels International Limited, providing hotel management services and technical assistance to hotel owners, developing more than 20 hotel properties throughout the PRC and South-East Asia. More recently, Mr. Zimmermann served as the vice president within the ACCOR Hotel Group China to re-position new Sofitel Luxury Hotel in the PRC; and being the senior vice president in the New World Hotels Group to help promote its new hotel brand in the PRC. In previous years, Mr. Zimmermann also held consultative positions in certain companies in the PRC and Hong Kong
Listed Date 04 Jul 2003
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