Mr. Ziming YangExecutive Director, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Ziming Yang (楊紫明), is the founder of the Group. He was appointed as an executive Director of the Company on 3 November 2011. He is the chairman of the Board of the Company since November 2011 and has been the chief executive officer of the Company since February 2020. Mr. Yang is primarily responsible for overall corporate strategies, planning and business development, and leads the Group’s design and research and development team.
Mr. Yang first started his fashion and wholesale of apparel business in April 1992. In October 1997, Mr. Yang began to design and wholesale Cabbeen branded apparel. Mr. Yang has over 20 years of experience in design. He has been one of the most famous designers in China, who won the award for “Best Menswear Designer”* (最佳男裝設計師) at the China International Fashion Week* (中國國際時裝週) in 2009 and “The 14th China Fashion Design Top Award”* (第14屆中國時裝設計金頂獎), which is the top honor in apparel design in China in 2010. Mr. Yang was accredited as “2010 Quanzhou Economic Figure” (2010年度泉州經濟人物) and was the member of the 10th China Young Entrepreneurs Association (第十屆中國青年企業家協會會員) in 2010. In 2011, he was the honorable president of Shishi Textile & Garments Commerce Chamber’s Council (石獅市紡織服裝商會理事會名譽會長) and a committee member of the 11th Committee of All-China Youth Federation (中華全國青年聯合會第十一屆委員會委員). In 2012, Mr. Yang was the first president of the Fashion Designers’ Association of Fujian Province* (福建省服裝設計師協會第一屆會長) and the honorable president of Quanzhou APEC Commerce Chamber’s Council* (泉州APEC商務協會名譽會長). In March 2013, Mr. Yang became the consulting professor of Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology (北京服裝學 院). In April 2014, Fujian Normal University (福建師範大學) appointed Mr. Yang as a guest professor. In addition, Mr. Yang is currently the vice president and a member of the standing committee and the arts committee of the China Fashion Designers Association (中國服裝設計師協會). Mr. Yang has been the vice president of the standing committee of the China Garment Association* (中國服裝協會) since October 2013. In April 2013, Mr. Yang was awarded as 2012 Innovative person of China textile industry* (2012中國紡織行業年度創新人物) by The Association of China Textile Industry* (中國紡織工業聯合會). In 2015, Mr. Yang was awarded the “New China Annual Award for Artistic Innovation”* (新中國藝術創新年度大獎) by the China Fashion Designers Association and New China Clothing Industry Innovation & Development Fund* (新中國服裝產業創新發展基金會). Since August 2019, Mr. Yang has been a consultant for the Guangdong branch of the China Fashion Designers Association. He also participated in the design and production of the apparel used for the civilian parade held during the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China. In 2020, Mr. Yang was awarded as 2020 Best of the Best Designer of the Year* (羅博之選2020「年度設計師」), and awarded as Outstanding Individual in National Textile and Apparel Industry for Fighting Novel Coronavirus Epidemic* (全國紡織行業抗擊新冠肺炎疫情先進個人) by China National Textile and Apparel Council* (中國紡織工業聯合會). In the same year, he served as the anti-drug ambassador for Shishi city.
Mr. Yang received his EMBA in Sun Yat-Sen University (中山大學) in June 2011. Mr. Yang is the brother-in-law of Mr. Rongqin Ke (柯榕欽) who is also our executive Director.
Mr. Siu Keung NgExecutive Director
Mr. Siu Keung Ng (吳少強) is one of the founding members of the Group and has been appointed as an executive Director of the Company on 18 February 2013. Mr. Siu Keung Ng is primarily responsible for overseeing investor relations and legal matters of the Company. Mr. Ng has over 20 years of experience in various aspects, including business operation, management, sales, procurement, financial and human resource.
Mr. Ng obtained his bachelor’s degree in material engineering majoring in forge craft and equipment from Shanghai Jiao Tong University (上海交通大學) in July 1992.
Mr. Rongqin KeExecutive Director
Mr. Rongqin Ke (柯榕欽) is one of the founding members of the Group and has been appointed as an executive Director of the Company on 18 February 2013. Mr. Rongqin Ke is primarily responsible for supply chain and financial management. Mr. Ke has over 20 years of experience in various aspects, including manufacturing, product design and research and development and procurement.
Mr. Ke obtained his diploma certificate in business administration from Hunan University of Technology (湖南工業大學) in January 2008. Mr. Ke was accredited as “2011-2012 Top Ten Professional Managers of Apparel Industry in Guangdong Province”* (2011-2012年度廣東省服裝行業十佳職業經理人) in August 2012. He completed the EMBA program at Lingnan College of Sun Yat-Sen University (中山大學嶺南學院) in June 2013.
Mr. Rongqin Ke is the brother-in-law of Mr. Ziming Yang.
Mr. Yung Kwok TsuiIndependent Non-executive Director
Mr. Yung Kwok Tsui (徐容國) has been an independent non-executive Director of the Company since 18 February 2013. Mr. Tsui has over 20 years of extensive experience in auditing and accounting, including experience from corporations and an international accounting firm. Mr. Tsui joined Ju Teng International Holdings Limited (巨騰國際控股有限公司) (stock code: 3336) in August 2004 and has been the company’s executive director and chief financial officer since its listing in the Stock Exchange and served as the company secretary from August 2004 to March 2017.
He has also respectively been an independent non-executive director of Shenguan Holdings (Group) Limited (神冠控股(集團)有限公司) (stock code: 829) since September 2009 and Intron Technology Holdings Limited (英恒科技控股有限公司) (stock code: 1760) since July 2018, both of which are listed on the Stock Exchange. Mr. Tsui was also an independent non-executive director of 361 Degrees International Limited (361度國際有限公司) (stock code: 1361) from September 2012 to May 2019 and SITC International Holdings Company Limited (海豐國際控股有限公司) (stock code: 1308) from September 2010 to December 2020.
Mr. Tsui obtained his bachelor’s degree of business in accounting from Curtin University of Technology in August 1992 and his master’s degree of corporate governance from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in December 2007. Mr. Tsui has been a member of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants since February 1997, a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand since June 2000, and a member of CPA Australia since September 1996. He has also been a member of The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries since December 2007.
Mr. Honghui ChenIndependent Non-executive Director
Mr. Honghui Chen (陳宏輝), is an independent non-executive Director and was appointed to the Board on 18 February 2013. Mr. Chen has 27 years of extensive experience teaching universities in the fields of management, economics and corporate social responsibility. From July 1993 to June 2003, Mr. Chen worked in Wuhan University of Science and Technology, primarily teaching management and economics. From July 2003 till now, Mr. Chen has worked in Sun Yat-Sen University, primarily teaching courses including strategic management and corporate social responsibility. Mr. Chen had been granted the title of deputy professor from April 2004 to July 2008 and has been subsequently granted the title of professor since July 2008.
Mr. Chen was the deputy dean of Lingnan College in Sun Yat-Sen University (中山大學嶺南學院副院长) from November 2007 to March 2012 and the chairman of the Department of Economics and the Department of Management at Lingnan College of Sun Yat-Sen University* (中山大學嶺南學院經濟管理系及商务管理系主任) from February 2008 to April 2018. Mr Chen has been the director of the Research Center for Corporate Social Responsibility at Lingnan College of Sun Yat-Sen University* (中山大學嶺南學院企業社會責任研究中心主任) since July 2009. From 2004 till now, Mr. Chen has done various researches on the topics of corporate social responsibility and strategic management and economics efficiency, which were subsidies by the PRC or local government. The essay written by Mr. Chen in 2007 was accredited as the Second Prize of The Philosophy and Society Science Outstanding Achievement in Guangdong Province* (廣東省哲學社會科學優秀成果二等獎).
Mr. Chen has been the independent director of Guangzhou Grandbuy Co., Ltd. (廣州市廣百股份有限公司) (SZSE stock code: 002187) since September 2016 and of China National Accord Medicines Corporation Limited (国药集团一致药业股份有限公司) (SZSE stock code: 000028) since April 2017, both companies are listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.
Mr. Chen obtained the Qualification of Teacher of the PRC in 1996. He also obtained his doctoral degree in enterprise management from Zhejiang University in June 2003.
Mr. Ming Shu LeungIndependent Non-executive Director
Mr. Ming Shu Leung (梁銘樞) has been an independent non-executive Director of the Company since 18 February 2013. Mr. Leung founded an internet private equity fund Harmony Capital as founding partner in January 2018. Mr. Leung has been the company secretary of China ITS (Holdings) Co., Ltd. (中國智能交通系統(控股)有限公司), a company listed on the Stock Exchange (stock code:1900), since January 2008 and the chief financial officer of this company from January 2008 to January 2018. He has also been an independent non-executive director of Sun King Power Electronics Group Limited (stock code: 580) since March 2017, and Renrui Human Resources Technology Holdings Limited (stock code: 6919) since November 2019, both of which are listed on the Stock Exchange. He was also an independent non-executive director of Comtec Solar Systems Group Limited (卡姆丹克太陽能系統集團有限公司) (stock code: 712) from June 2008 to February 2021, which is also listed on the Stock Exchange. Mr. Leung has joined Glory Star New Media Group Limited, a company listed on NASDAQ (stock code: GSMG.US), as an independent director in February 2020.
Mr. Leung has over 15 years of experience in the areas of corporate finance and accounting. Mr. Leung obtained his bachelor’s degree in arts with first class honor in accountancy from The City University of Hong Kong in June 1998 and a master’s degree in accountancy from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in November 2001. He is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and a fellow member of The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FCPA).