Chairman and Executive Director
Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director
Independent Non-executive Director
Independent Non-executive Director
Independent Non-executive Director
Mr. Li Ning is the founder of the LI-NING brand. He is primarily responsible for providing leadership for the Board and formulating the Group's overall corporate strategies and planning.
Mr. Li Ning is one of the most outstanding athletes in the 20th century. In the 6th World Cup Gymnastics Competition in 1982, Mr. Li unprecedentedly won six gold medals in men's artistic gymnastics events and was named the "Prince of Gymnastics" (體操王子) in the PRC. In the 23rd Los Angeles Olympic Games in 1984, Mr. Li won three gold, two silver and one bronze medals, making him the athlete winning the most medals of that Olympic Games. In 1987, Mr. Li became the only Asian member of the Athlete's Commission of the International Olympic Committee. From 1993 to 2000, Mr. Li served as a member of the Men's Artistic Gymnastics Technical Committee of the Federation Internationale De Gymnastique. He is currently an honorary member of the Federation Internationale De Gymnastique. In 1999, Mr. Li was voted one of the "World's Most Excellent Athletes in the 20th Century" by the World Sports Correspondent Association.
After retiring in 1989 from his athlete career, Mr. Li Ning initiated the idea of LI-NING brand with the goal of creating the first national sports goods brand in the PRC. He has dedicated the past 21 years to the development of the Group's business, making great contribution to the development of the PRC's sports goods industry. Mr. Li also serves as chairman and executive director of Viva China Holdings Limited, a company listed on the Growth Enterprise Market of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange with effect from 2 June 2010. Mr. Li holds a bachelor's degree in law from School of Law of Peking University (北京大學), an executive M.B.A. degree from Guanghua School of Management of Peking University (北京大學光華管理學院), a technical honorary doctorate from Loughborough University in the United Kingdom and a degree of Doctor of Humanities honoris causa of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. In June 2010, Mr. Li was also conferred honorary fellowship from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
Mr. Li Ning has also been actively involved in charities via his "Li Ning Foundation" (李寧基金) and his genuine support to the active and retired Chinese athletes and coaches in establishing"The Chinese Athletes Educational Foundation" (中國運動員教育基金), which aims at providing subsidies for further education and trainings for athletes and to support educational development in impoverished and remote areas in China.
In October 2009, Mr. Li Ning was appointed by The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) as China's first "WFP Goodwill Ambassador against Hunger".
Mr. Zhang Zhi Yong joined the Group in October 1992 as a finance manager of Beijing Li Ning Footwear Co., Ltd. (北京李寧鞋業有限公司), became the financial controller of Beijing Li Ning Sports Goods Co., Ltd. (北京李寧體育用品有限公司) in April 1999 and was the general manager of the company from February 2001 to June 2004. Since the listing of the Company on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in June 2004, Mr. Zhang has been the Company's Chief Executive Officer and executive Director, responsible for the overall strategy of the Group, and promoting the development of human resources, information resources and financial resources in line with the Group's brand development. Since 1992 when he began his career in the sports goods industry in China, Mr. Zhang has accumulated 19 years of China experience in the industry with thorough understanding of the change of the consumer market in China, the building of brand images and change management for Chinese firms. Mr. Zhang holds a bachelor's degree from Beijing College of Economics (北京經濟學院) and an executive M.B.A. degree from Guanghua School of Management of Peking University (北京大學光華管理學院).
Mr. Chong Yik Kay joined the Group in February 2009. He is primarily responsible for the Group's overall financial and accounting management, capital planning and allocation, and investor relations affairs. Mr. Chong has 19 years of experience in the field of accounting, financial and business management. Prior to joining the Group, he was the senior finance director of Dell (China) Company Limited responsible for the China, Hong Kong and Taiwan regions. Prior to that, he was the finance head of the customer business development of Procter & Gamble (China) Limited responsible for the China region. Mr. Chong holds a bachelor degree in Economics and Statistics from the National University of Singapore.
Mr. Lim Meng Ann, is a Chairman of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee. Mr. Lim joined the Group in July 2003. Mr. Lim is partner of a leading emerging marketsfocussed private equity firm, Actis, and is responsible for itsprivate equity investment in China, since he joined in July 2007.Prior to joining Actis, Mr. Lim was the executive vice president of, and was responsible for the investment activities in Greater China for GIC Special Investments Pte. Ltd., the private equity arm of Government of Singapore Investment Corporation Pte. Ltd., which he joined in 1997. Prior to that, he was an investment officer of International Finance Corporation, the private sector investment arm of the World Bank group, from 1993 to 1997. Mr. Lim holds a bachelor's degree of engineering (first class honors) from University College of London and a M.B.A. degree from University of Strathclyde. Mr. Lim is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Mr. Chu Wah Hui is a member of the Nomination Committee. Mr. Chu joined the Group in June 2007. Mr. Chu is currently an executive director and chief executive officer of Next Media Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. He is also a director and a nominating and corporate governance committee member of the board of Mettler-Toledo International Inc., a U.S. corporation listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Mr. Chu was non-executive chairman of PepsiCo International's Asia Region between 2007 and 2008. He was president of PepsiCo International — China Beverages Business Unit from 1998 to 2007 and concurrently chairman of PepsiCo (China) Investment Company Limited from 1999 to 2007. Before joining PepsiCo International in 1998, Mr. Chu held various management positions in several U.S. multinational companies, namely, Quaker Oats, HJ Heinz, Whirlpool and Monsanto. Mr. Chu obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Minnesota and M.B.A. degree from Roosevelt University, both in the United States.
Mr. James Chun-Hsien Wei joined the Group in September 2007. Mr. Wei has been appointed as an executive board member of Beiersdorf Aktiengesellschaft, a global skin and beauty care company listed on the German Stock Exchange, with effect from 1 June 2009. Prior to that, Mr. Wei was the senior vice president of Avon Products, Inc., Asia Pacific ("Avon") and had been responsible for Avon's operations in 10 markets, including Japan, Taiwan, Australia, Philippines and India from 2003 to May 2009. Before joining Avon, Mr. Wei spent 19 years at Procter & Gamble where he rose to become the vice president and general manager of Procter & Gamble Greater China, overseeing the company's health and beauty care business in that region. Mr. Wei holds a B.S.E.E. degree from National Taiwan University and a M.B.A. degree from the University of Chicago in the United States.
Mr. Koo Fook Sun, Louis is a Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee. Mr. Koo joined the Group in June 2004. Mr. Koo is the managing director of Hercules Capital Limited, a corporate finance advisory firm. Prior to the founding of Hercules Capital Limited, he was the managing director and the head of corporate finance department of a major international bank, and a director and chief executive officer of a company listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Mr. Koo also serves currently as an independent non-executive director of Weichai Power Company Limited, Midland Holdings Limited, Good Friend International Holdings Inc., Xingda International Holdings Limited and Richfield Group Holdings Limited, all of which are listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. From June 2005 to June 2008, Mr. Koo served as an independent non-executive director of Midland IC&I Limited; and from September 2006 to December 2009, he also served as an independent non-executive director of China Communications Construction Company Limited (both companies are listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange). Furthermore, from January 2007 to October 2009, he was the Vice Chairman, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Principal Accounting Officer of 2020 ChinaCap Acquirco, Inc. (a company listed on NYSE Amex). Mr. Koo graduated with a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of California at Berkeley in the United States and is a certified public accountant.
Ms. Wang Ya Fei is a Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and the Nomination Committee. Ms. Wang joined the Group in January 2003. Ms. Wang has 20 years of experience in management and corporate finance matters. Ms. Wang has been the director and deputy general manager of Beijing Investment Consultants Inc. since 1996. She has also been an associate professor in Guanghua School of Management of Peking University (北京大學光華管理學院) since 1995. Ms. Wang also serves as a nonexecutive director of Xueda Education Group which became listed on the New York Stock Exchange in November 2010. She holds a bachelor's degree in international politics from Fudan University (復旦大學) in Shanghai and was an exchange scholar in Maryland University, College Park in the United States. Ms. Wang also holds a M.B.A. degree from University of Lancaster in the United Kingdom.
Mr. Chan Chung Bun, Bunny is a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Chan joined the Group in June 2004. Mr. Chan has about 31 years of experience in the garment industry and is currently the chairman of Prospectful Holdings Ltd.. Mr. Chan is active in community affairs in Hong Kong. He is currently the chairman of Kwun Tong District Council of Hong Kong and has been appointed as the chairman of the Commission on Youth of Hong Kong for a term of two years commencing from 1 April 2009. Mr. Chan was appointed as Justice of Peace in 2002 and was awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star medal in 2004 and Silver Bauhinia Star medal in 2009 by the Hong Kong Government.
Listed Date 28 Jun 2004
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