Mr. Li Shu Fu, aged 57, joined the Company and its subsidiaries (collectively the “Group”) on 9 June 2005 as the Chairman (the “Chairman”) of the board of directors of the Company (the “Board”) and Executive Director, and is responsible for the overall strategic planning, Board leadership, corporate governance and formulation of the corporate policies of the Group. Mr. Li holds a Master’s Degree in Engineering from Yan Shan University. Currently, Mr. Li is the controlling shareholder, founder, chairman of the board of directors of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Company Limited (“Geely Holding”) (a company incorporated in the PRC, and is ultimately owned by Mr. Li and his associate, a substantial shareholder of the Company). Geely Holding and its subsidiaries are principally engaged in the sale of automobiles and related parts and components wholesale and retail business. Mr. Li has over 34 years of experience in the investment and management of the automobile manufacturing business in the PRC. Mr. Li is a member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. Mr. Li was accredited as one of the “50 Most Influential Persons in China’s Automotive Industry in the 50 Years” by China Automotive News (中國汽車報).
Mr. Yang Jian, aged 59, joined the Group on 9 June 2005 as an Executive Director, and is responsible for assisting the Chairman in Board leadership and corporate governance of the Group. Mr. Yang was appointed as Vice Chairman of the Board on 1 July 2008 whereas he was appointed as the vice chairman of the board of directors of Geely Holding on 29 December 2011. Mr. Yang was also the chairman of the four 99%-owned key operating subsidiaries of the Group, namely, Zhejiang Jirun Automobile Company Limited (“Zhejiang Jirun”), Shanghai Maple Guorun Automobile Company Limited, Zhejiang Ruhoo Automobile Company Limited and Hunan Geely Automobile Components Company Limited. Mr. Yang, who graduated from Zhejiang Radio and Television University with focus on production management, holds Senior Economist and Senior Engineer designations. Since joining Geely Holding in 1996, Mr. Yang was involved in a number of different job functions within the group including product research and development (R&D), engineering and construction, manufacturing, quality improvement, marketing, after-sales service and the operation and management of the Group in the PRC and overseas.
Mr. Li Dong Hui, Daniel, aged 51, joined the Group in July 2016 as an Executive Director and Vice Chairman of the Board. Mr. Li has been an executive vice president and Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) of Geely Holding since June 2016, and he was appointed as Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of Geely Holding in November 2020. He also serves as a board member of Geely Holding from April 2011, and a member of the board of directors of Volvo Car Corporation from April 2012. Mr. Li is also a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group. He is responsible for the overall strategic planning of the Group’s accounting and financing system which includes accounting and financial management, cost control management, budget management, accounting reconciliation, accounting control, internal control review, taxation management, cash flow management, capital operation management, operational risk control, and investment and financing activities monitoring, etc.. Mr. Li was a vice president and CFO of Geely Holding from April 2011 to March 2014, and an Executive Director of the Company from May 2011 to March 2014. Mr. Li has extensive professional and senior managerial experiences with both the PRC and sino-foreign multinational companies, particularly in the fields of accounting and financial management, financing structure, strategic planning and business development. Prior to joining Geely Holding, he held key accounting, financing and corporate management positions as vice president, CFO, general manager and business development director in the PRC companies including Guangxi Liugong Machinery Company Ltd. (2010) and China Academy of Post and Telecommunication (1991), and sino-foreign multinational companies including headquarter of Cummins Inc., and its China Division (2006-2009), BMW Brilliance Automotive Ltd (2001-2005), ASIMCO Braking System (Guangzhou) Co., Ltd., ASIMCO Braking System (Zhuhai) Co., Ltd. (1997-2001) and Danfoss (Tianjin) Ltd. (1996); his last position was the vice chairman and the president (finance) of 北京東方園林生態股份有限公司(Beijing Orient Landscape Co., Ltd.)(Stock Code of Shenzhen Stock Exchange: 002310) (2014-2016). Mr. Li graduated from the Kelley School of Business of Indiana University in the USA with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration in 2010 and graduated from the Beijing Institute of Machinery Industry in the PRC with a Master’s Degree in Management Engineering with a major in Financial Management in 1997. Also, Mr. Li graduated from the Renmin University of China with a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy in 1991. He is currently the independent non-executive director of YTO Express (International) Holdings Limited (Stock Code of Hong Kong Stock Exchange (“HKEx”): 6123). Mr. Li was the independent director of 中青旅控股股份有限公司 (China CYTS Tours Holding Co., Ltd.)(Stock Code of Shanghai Stock Exchange: 600138).
Mr. Gui Sheng Yue, aged 57, joined the Group on 9 June 2005 as an Executive Director and is responsible for the overall administration, risk management and compliance of the Group. Mr. Gui was appointed as the CEO of the Company with effect from 23 February 2006. Mr. Gui was also the chairman of a former wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company. Mr. Gui has over 33 years of experience in administration and project management. Mr. Gui had also worked with China Resources (Holdings) Company Limited. Mr. Gui holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Xi’an Jiaotong University and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from University of San Francisco. He was an independent non-executive director of Goldstone Investment Group Limited (formerly known as Eagle Ride Investment Holdings Limited, Stock Code of HKEx: 901).
Mr. An Cong Hui, aged 51, joined the Group on 30 December 2011 as an Executive Director, and is responsible for the overall administration of the Group. Mr. An has been a vice president of Geely Holding since 2003, and has been appointed as the president of Geely Holding with effect from 29 December 2011. Mr. An is currently the chairman of the principal operating subsidiary, namely Zhejiang Jirun, and a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group. Mr. An was previously in charge of the overall operation under the “Emgrand” product brand following the implementation of multi-brand strategy by the Group and production of gearboxes, engines and drivetrain systems of the Group. Mr. An has extensive professional knowledge and senior managerial experience in the automotive industry, particularly in the field of automotive engineering. He joined Geely Holding since 1996 after graduation from Hubei University of Economic and Management with a Diploma in Contemporary Accounting. From 1996 to now, Mr. An has held various key positions in Geely Holding including chief engineering officer and general manager.
Mr. Ang Siu Lun, Lawrence, aged 61, joined the Group on 23 February 2004 as an Executive Director and is mainly responsible for the international business development, capital market and investors’ relationship of the Group. Mr. Ang holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics and Computer Science and a Master of Business Administration Degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Ang worked in a number of major international investment banks for seventeen years with extensive experience in equity research, investment banking and financial analysis. Mr. Ang is a non-executive director of Honbridge Holdings Limited (Stock Code of HKEx: 8137). He was an independent non-executive director of Beijing Enterprises Medical and Health Industry Group Limited (formerly known as Genvon Group Limited, Stock Code of HKEx: 2389).
Ms. Wei Mei, aged 52, joined the Group on 17 January 2011 as an Executive Director. Ms. Wei is a vice president of Geely Holding and is responsible for the human resources management and training of Geely Holding since June 2009. Ms. Wei holds a Doctoral Degree in Management from the Northwest A&F University, a Master’s Degree in Management and a Bachelor’s Degree in Science from the Ocean University of China. From 2003 to 2007, Ms. Wei was the group human resources director of Beiqi Foton Motor Co., Ltd. (“Foton Motor”) and focused on Foton Motor’s human resources management, control and training. Prior to that, Ms. Wei worked in the group of Qingdao Haier Co., Ltd. (“Qingdao Haier”) from 1991 to 2002 and served a number of positions in the department of integration and dishwashers business unit of Qingdao Haier Refrigerator Co., Ltd., participating in the development, diversification and globalization of Qingdao Haier. Ms. Wei was in charge of organizational management, operation appraisal, quality system management and human resources and was also directing the operation management of Haier dishwashers and other small appliances.
Independent Non-Executive Directors
Mr. Lee Cheuk Yin, Dannis, aged 50, joined the Group as an Independent Non-executive Director on 28 June 2002. He obtained the Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas A & M University, the USA. He is an associate member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He possesses over 28 years of experience in accounting and auditing field. Mr. Lee is currently a managing director of DLK Advisory Limited, and is an independent non-executive director of each of Tiangong International Company Limited (Stock Code of HKEx: 826), CMBC Capital Holdings Limited (formerly known as Skyway Securities Group Limited, Stock Code of HKEx: 1141), Cathy Media Education Group Inc. (Stock Code of HKEx: 1981) and C&D Property Management Group Co., Ltd (Stock Code of HKEx: 2156). He was an executive director of both United Holding Limited(formerly known as Guojin Resources Holdings Limited, Stock Code of HKEx: 630) and AMVIG Holdings Limited (Stock Code of HKEx: 2300), a non-executive director of Kam Hing International Holdings Limited (Stock Code of HKEx: 2307), and an independent non-executive director of both Meilleure Health International Industry Group Limited (formerly known as U-Home Group Holdings Limited, Stock Code of HKEx: 2327) and Southern Energy Holdings Group Limited (formerly known as China Unienergy Group Limited, Stock Code of HKEx: 1573).
Mr. Yeung Sau Hung, Alex, aged 71, joined the Group as an Independent Non-executive Director on 6 June 2005. Mr. Yeung was appointed as a non-executive director of GRST Investment (BVI) Limited, a research and manufacturing company focusing on battery technology, on 25 November 2016. He was the CEO in March 2012 and later became the Responsible Officer of LW Asset Management Advisors Ltd., a regulated fund management company. After his resignation in May 2016, he currently is the Responsible Officer of another regulated fund management company and a non-executive director of GRST Technology Research Company. Mr. Yeung entered the fund management and financial consultant profession after his retirement from the role of chief executive officer of DBS Vickers (Hong Kong) Limited (“DBS Vickers”). Mr. Yeung is a MBA graduate from the University of Southern California and brings with him more than 38 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining DBS Vickers, Mr. Yeung was the deputy chairman of the management committee of a listed consumer electronics company for four years. Before that, he was the country head of the division of Greater China Equities and the managing director of Deutsche Securities Hong Kong.
Mr. An Qing Heng, aged 76, joined the Group as an Independent Non-executive Director on 17 April 2014. Mr. An has extensive professional and management experience in the automotive industry, particularly in the fields of automotive engineering and manufacturing. Since after graduation from the Faculty of Agricultural Machinery (currently known as the Faculty of Automotive Engineering) of Tsinghua University with a professional qualification in automotive tractors and engines in 1968, he had worked with Beijing Gear Works Factory (北京齒輪總廠), Beijing United Automobile and Motorcycle Manufacturing Company (北京汽車摩托車聯合製造公司) and Beijing Automotive Industry Company (北京汽車工業總公司) in various important positions as vice factory director, chief engineer and general manager. He then served as the chairman and the Communist Party Committee Secretary (黨委書記) of Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Company Limited (北京汽車工業控股有限責任公司); and was once concurrently the chairman of Beiqi Foton Motor Company Limited (北汽福田汽車股份有限公司), Beijing Jeep Corporation (北京吉普汽車有限公司) and Beijing Benz Automotive Company Limited (北京奔馳汽車有限公司). Mr. An has been a member of Beijing Political Consultative Conference (北京市政治協商委員會) (the 8th and 10th sessions), a representative of Beijing Municipal People's Congress (北京市人民代表大會) (the 11th session), and a member of the Standing Committee of Beijing Association for Science and Technology (北京市科學技術協會常委會) (the 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th sessions). Mr. An is currently the director of the Advisory Committee of China Automotive Industry (中國汽車工業諮詢委員會). Mr. An has also obtained the qualification of Senior Engineering (Professor Level) accredited by the Senior Vocational Title Inspecting Committee of Beijing Municipality (北京市高級專業技術職務評審委員會). Mr. An was the independent director of Yechiu Metal Recycling (China) Limited (A Share Stock Code of Shanghai Stock Exchange: 601388), Liaoning SG Automotive Group Co., Ltd. (A Share Stock Code of Shanghai Stock Exchange: 600303) and Feilong Auto Components Co., Ltd. (formerly known as Henan Province Xixia Automobile Water Pump Co., Ltd., Stock Code of Shenzhen Stock Exchange: 002536).
Mr. Wang Yang, aged 46, joined the Group as a Non-executive Director on 15 September 2010 and he has been re-designated to an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company with effect from 17 May 2012. Mr. Wang is currently a partner of Primavera Capital Group, and the independent director of Yum China Holdings, Inc. (Stock Code of HKEx: 9987). Mr. Wang holds a Bachelor of Engineering dual-degree in Management Engineering and Computer Science and a Master of Science Degree in Management Science and Engineering from the Shanghai Jiaotong University. Mr. Wang used to work in Goldman Sachs (“Goldman Sachs”) Principal Investment Area as a managing director. From 2006 to 2010, working in Goldman Sachs, he focused on private equity investments in the PRC. During the period, he led the Goldman Sachs’ US$245 million convertible bond investment transaction in the Company. Prior to that, Mr. Wang worked in China International Capital Corporation (“CICC”) investment banking division as a vice president from 2002 to 2006, focusing on China-based companies’ initial public offerings and restructurings. Mr. Wang served major state-owned enterprises in various sectors during this period. Prior to CICC’s investment banking division, Mr. Wang worked in CICC’s Private Equity Group from 2000 to 2001.
Ms. Lam Yin Shan, Jocelyn, aged 48, joined the Group as a Non-executive Director on 1 November 2021. Ms. Lam has over 25 years of experience as a finance professional and international tax advisor in Canada and Hong Kong. Ms. Lam is currently the group head of taxation of the Jardine Matheson Group whose shares are listed on the stock exchanges in Singapore, London and Bermuda. Prior to that, she was the head of tax with a prominent family office in Hong Kong after leaving her role as a tax partner of KPMG, an international accounting firm where she spent over 8 years in their Vancouver and Hong Kong offices. She had also worked for over 10 years as an executive director of Goldman Sachs’ tax department covering the tax advisory and risk management of the private equity investments, assets management, investment banking, securities and various other business units in the Asia Pacific region. Ms. Lam obtained a Master of Business Administration degree and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia in Canada. She is an affiliate member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (Hong Kong Chapter), and won the Euromoney Group’s International Tax Review Editor’s Choice of Best In-house Advisor of the Asian Women in Business Award in 2011. She is a member of the certified public accountant institutes in Canada (Province of British Columbia), the United States (Washington State) and Hong Kong.
Ms. Gao Jie, aged 46, joined the Group as a Non-executive Director on 1 November 2021. Ms. Gao has extensive global accounting and management experience. Ms. Gao is currently the chief financial officer of Lightspeed China Partners. Prior to that, she held key finance positions (as a finance director of McKinsey Greater China office from 2010 to 2019; as a financial controller of McKinsey China office from 2005 to 2010; and as a project manager of global Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) system of McKinsey & Company from 2000 to 2005) within McKinsey & Company. Ms. Gao graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from the School of Business of Sun Yat-Sen University in 1996, a Master of Business Administration degree in accounting from the Sauders College of Business of Rochester Institute of Technology in 1998, and a Master of Science degree in Information Systems from the Stern School of Business of New York University in 2000. Ms. Gao is a designation holder of Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (FCMA) and a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (USCPA). She is also the chairman of the North Asia Regional Advisory Panel of Association of International Certified Professional Accountants and the advisor of the New York University Shanghai Alumni Group.
Mr. Cheung Chung Yan, David, aged 45, joined the Group as the Financial Controller and Company Secretary on 17 May 2005. Mr. Cheung was also a director of a former wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company and was an independent non-executive director of Ourgame International Holdings Limited (Stock Code of HKEx: 6899). Mr. Cheung holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration in Accounting from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a member of The Hong Kong Institute of Directors. Mr. Cheung has over 23 years of experience in auditing, accounting and financial management.
Mr. Poon Chi Kit, aged 41, joined the Group on 1 July 2011. He was appointed as the Head of Internal Audit of the Company with effect from 1 October 2015 and is in charge of risk assessment and monitoring, internal audit, and internal control infrastructure development of the Group. Mr. Poon was the Group Financial Controller of Kandi Electric Vehicles Group Co., Ltd., a former joint venture of the Group. Mr. Poon holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the National University of Singapore. He is a fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Poon has over 15 years of experience in auditing, accounting and financial management.
Mr. Chiu Yeung, Adolph, aged 36, joined the Group on 18 August 2010 as a management trainee in support of the senior management and the Board. He was appointed as the Vice President responsible for investment and capital market since October 2015. Mr. Chiu holds a few professional accreditations granted by Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute. Mr. Chiu obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree from University of Science and Technology of China Special Class for the Gifted Young, and later he carried out scientific research and was employed as teaching assistant independently lecturing the general chemistry courses in the Department of Chemistry of University of Florida.