Mr. Jay Chun, aged 54, is the Chairman and Managing Director of the Company. He is the chairman of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee. He is also a director of various subsidiaries of the Company. Mr. Chun is a talented entrepreneur and manager. He possesses solid background in information technology and marketing, and over 27 years of management and investment experience. He holds a master’s degree in business administration from the W.P. Carey School of Business at the Arizona State University and a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the Shanghai University of Science and Technology. Mr. Chun joined the Group and was appointed as the Managing Director of the Company in January 1999 and was appointed as the Chairman of the Board in July 2002. Mr. Chun is also the alternate Director to Mr. Shan Shiyong, alias, Sin Sai Yung.
Mr. Chun is one of the founder members of Macau Gaming Equipment Manufacturers Association ("MGEMA") and has been the chairman of MGEMA since its establishment in 2012. MGEMA is a non-profit making association established to promote Macau's gaming equipment industry and the common interests of the gaming equipment manufacturers by providing a platform for the exchange of technology and trade promotion, an aspect which is of great importance to the gaming industry.
In recognition of his exemplary contributions to the community, Mr. Chun has been a member of the Shandong Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of the PRC since January 2018 and a member of the Economic Development Council of the Macau SAR Government since November 2017. In addition, Mr. Chun has been actively participating in community services. Mr. Chun is presently the chairman of Ze Ai Association, a prominent non-profit making charitable organisation working to improve the education and well-being of the people in Macau so as to make Macau a better society for all people and the next generations.
Mr. Shan Shiyong, alias, Sin Sai Yung, aged 55, is an executive Director. He is also a director of various subsidiaries of the Company. Mr. Shan is an entrepreneur with strong business vision. After completing his studies in economics at the University of Agriculture, Shandong, he started his own business in manufacturing and export. Mr. Shan subsequently diversified to trading, property development and venture capital investment in China. He has over 30 years of dedicated business, investment and management experience at the owner level. Mr. Shan joined the Group and was appointed as an executive Director in October 1998. He was the Chairman of the Board from May 1999 to July 2002.
Mr. Hu Liming, aged 54, was appointed as an executive Director on 30 November 2010. Mr. Hu is currently the managing director of Standind (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. and has over 27 years of experience in corporate management, business development as well as sale and marketing. Mr. Hu obtained his bachelor’s degree in engineering from Shanghai University of Science and Technology.
INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS
Mr. Li John Zongyang, aged 63, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 10 September 2007. He is the chairman of both the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee of the Company and a member of the Nomination Committee of the Company. Mr. Li has rich and versatile background in the financial, business and corporate environment in the Asia-Pacific region. Before coming back to Asia, Mr. Li had worked for 10 years with Framlington Investment Management Company Limited, a leading investment management company in London, where he served as a Senior Fund Manager and the Head of the Asia Pacific region. Mr. Li served as the Chief Executive Officer of several reputable companies. Mr. Li holds a Bachelor’s degree in economics from Peking University and a Master’s degree in business administration from Middlesex University Business School in London.
Mr. Kai-Shing Tao, aged 42, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 13 April 2014. He is a member the Audit Committee of the Company. Mr. Tao graduated from the Stern School of Business at New York University and has served as a member of the board of directors of Remark Holdings, Inc. (formerly known as Remark Media, Inc.) since Remark Holdings, Inc.’s public listing in 2007 (Nasdaq: MARK). Mr. Tao was elected as the chairman and co-chief executive officer in October 2012 and became the sole chief executive officer of Remark Holdings, Inc. in December 2012. Mr. Tao also serves as chairman and chief investment officer of Pacific Star Capital Management, L.P., a private investment group. Prior to founding Pacific Star Capital Management, L.P., Mr. Tao was a partner at FALA Capital Group, a single-family investment office where he served in various capacities, including overseeing global liquid investments. Mr. Tao had been a director of Playboy Enterprises Inc. from May 2010 to March 2011 and Friendfinder Network Inc., from April 2012 to March 2013. Additionally, Mr. Tao is a member of the Real Estate Roundtable, US-China Business Council and US-Taiwan Business Council.
Ms. Tang Kiu Sam Alice, aged 37, was appointed as an independent non-executive Director on 25 April 2014. She is a member of each of the Audit Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee. Ms. Tang graduated with a bachelor of science degree in E-commerce from the Brunel University in London. Ms. Tang has more than 13 years of business development experience in gaming industry and comprehensive knowledge in gaming operation and products, strategic planning, sale and marketing with strong market insights and is experienced in product development with successful launches of a series of gaming products including video slot machines, electronic table games and slot management system. Ms. Tang was a senior key account executive in EGT Entertainment Holding Limited (formerly known as Elixir Group Limited) from 2004 to 2007 and is currently the managing director of Winning Asia Technology Limited.
Ms. Feng Yi, Jenny, aged 54, is the Group’s Casino General Manager. Ms. Feng holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Shanghai University of Science and Technology. She has extensive experience in managing gaming business. Ms. Feng is the spouse of Mr. Jay Chun, an executive Director. Ms. Feng joined the Group in 2006.
Ms. Zhao Yi, aged 41, is the Group’s Chief Operating Officer of the electronic gaming business. Ms. Zhao holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. She has more than 10 years of experience in the gaming industry. Ms. Zhao joined the Group in 2007.
Mr. Chan Kin Man, aged 43, is the Group’s Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary. Mr. Chan holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration in accounting and finance from The University of Hong Kong. He has over 20 years of experience in accounting, auditing, financial advisory, corporate finance and corporate governance, particularly in the gaming and hospitality sectors. He is an associate of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Mr. Chan joined the Group in February 2017.