Dr. Jay Chun, aged 58, is an executive Director, a Co-chairman of the Board and Managing Director of the Company, also alternate Director to Mr. Shan Shiyong, alias, Sin Sai Yung. 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. Dr. Chun is a talented entrepreneur and manager. He possesses solid background in information technology and marketing, and has 32 years of management and investment experience. Dr. Chun holds a doctoral degree in business administration from the University of Macau, 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. Dr. Chun joined the Group and was appointed as the Managing Director of the Company in January 1999. He was appointed as the Chairman of the Board in July 2002 and was re-designated from the Chairman of the Board to a Co-chairman of the Board in December 2022.
Dr. Chun has been particularly caring for the development of the country. He is a member of the Standing Committee of the Shandong Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of the PRC. He is also a member of the Economic Development Council of the Macau government. In addition, Dr. Chun has been actively participating in community services. He is presently the chairman of Ze Ai Association and honorary chairman of Ze Ai Charity Association, which are prominent non-profit making charitable organisations committed to caring for the elderly, women and children as their core goals, and have been adhering to the mission of “quality care, all-round development” for the commission of charity work in Mainland China and Macau. In recognition of his outstanding achievement in the Macau entertainment and leisure industry, in October 2019, Dr. Chun was honoured with the award of “20 Persons in 20 Years: the Most Valuable Persons of Macao’s Tourism and Leisure Industry from 1999 to 2019”.
Mr. Zhang Jianjun, aged 48, is an executive Director and a Co-chairman of the Board. Mr. Zhang has 25 years of experience in investment banking, financial investment, asset restructuring and management, corporate listing, finance and advisory, and mergers and acquisitions. He is a seasoned investor especially in the industries of providing innovative new or renewable energy solutions, big data for health and consumption, and digital financial technology. Mr. Zhang is a Chinese Certified Public Accountant and has been a member of the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants since 1998. He graduated from the Zhongnan University of Economics and Law with a bachelor’s degree in Economics (Accounting) in 1997. He further attained a master’s degree in Economics (Finance) from Wuhan University in 2006. Mr. Zhang joined the Group and was appointed as an executive Director and a Co-chairman of the Board in December 2022.
Mr. Zhang has been serving as a supervisory member of the administrative board of De-Fin Trust S.E. since 2022. Prior to that, he held senior management roles at various companies, which include but not limited to being an executive deputy general manager of a state-owned enterprise in the PRC, as well as the managing director of the investment banking department of the Beijing Branch at Haitong Securities Company Limited, a company listed on both the Shanghai Stock Exchange with stock code: 600837 and the Stock Exchange with stock code: 6837.
In recognition of his expertise as an investment banker, Mr. Zhang was awarded the “2018 Top Ten Outstanding Investment Bankers in China” by Securities Times in April 2018. In September 2012, he was awarded the “2012 Best Investment Banker of Chinese Securities Firms” by Money Weekly. In July 2012, he was named “2011 Best Sponsor Representative” and “2011 Most Powerful Sponsor Representative” by Chinese Venture. Mr. Zhang has also been actively contributing to the community as he currently serves as the 11th director of the China Youth Entrepreneurs Association, an expert committee member of the China Social Financing Cost Index, a tutor of the China Association for Public Companies and the standing deputy chairman of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Industrial and Commercial Federation.
Mr. Shan Shiyong, alias, Sin Sai Yung, aged 59, 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 exporting. Mr. Shan subsequently diversified his business interests to trading, property development and venture capital investment in the PRC. He has 35 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. Li John Zongyang, aged 67, was appointed as an independent non-executive Director on 10 September 2007. He is the chairman of both the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee. Mr. Li has a rich and versatile background in the finance, business and corporate environment in the Asia-Pacific region. 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 had served as the chief executive officer for several reputable companies in Asia. 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.
Ms. Tang Kiu Sam Alice, aged 41, 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 18 years of business development experience in the gaming industry and has comprehensive knowledge in gaming operations and products, strategic planning, sales and marketing 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 is currently the managing director of Winning Asia Technology Macau Limited.
Dr. Liu Ka Ying Rebecca, aged 53, was appointed as an independent non-executive Director and a member of the Audit Committee on 28 March 2023. Dr. Liu graduated from York University, Canada with a double bachelor’s degree in Business Administrative Studies with major in management and in accounting (with honours) in November 1992 and November 1994, respectively, and further obtained a doctoral degree in business administration from Victoria University of Switzerland in November 2011. Dr. Liu possesses extensive experience in management, finance, investment, as well as accounting and financial management, and is currently the senior vice president of Fortune (Shanghai) Limited. She was a chief executive officer of AllPanther Asset Management Limited from April 2007 to December 2015 and the general manager for the Asia and China region of PRG-Schultz International, Inc., a company listed on NASDAQ (NASDAQ: PRGX), from June 1996 to March 2002.
Dr. Liu has been an independent non-executive director of Logan Group Company Limited (stock code: 3380) since November 2013, SITC International Holdings Company Limited (stock code: 1308) since December 2020 and Renaissance Asia Silk Road Group Limited (stock code: 274) since August 2022, and a non-executive director and the vice chairman of the board of directors of Culturecom Holdings Limited (stock code: 343) since January 2023, the shares of all of them are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange.
Dr. Liu is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Illinois CPA Society of the United States and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Dr. Liu is also a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers, the Association of Women Accountants (Hong Kong) Limited, and the Hong Kong Professionals and Senior Executives Association. She was also a former member of the Tenth and the Eleventh Jilin Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of the PRC.
Ms. Feng Yi, Jenny, aged 58, is the Group’s Senior Vice President. Ms. Feng studied at the Shanghai University of Science and Technology. She has extensive experience in business management and promotion. She is the spouse of Dr. Chun, an executive Director. Ms. Feng joined the Group in 2006.
Ms. Feng is enthusiastic about charitable and community services. She is a director of the China Next Generation Education Foundation.
Mr. Au Hon Man, aged 48, is the Group’s Chief Operating Officer of the electronic gaming business. Mr. Au holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Melbourne. Prior to re-joining the Group, he founded various high-tech companies engaging businesses relating to software development, system integration and project management, etc. Mr. Au joined the Group in 2008 for the first time. He has over 16 years of management experience in gaming industry in particular in areas of software and project development. Mr. Au re-joined the Group in November 2023.
Mr. Chan Kin Man, aged 47, 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 25 years of experience in accounting, auditing, financial advisory, corporate finance and corporate governance, particularly in entertainment and hospitality sectors. He is a fellow of both the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Mr. Chan joined the Group in February 2017.