Mr. Jay Chun, aged 56, is the Chairman 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. Mr. Chun is a talented entrepreneur and manager. He possesses solid background in information technology and marketing, and has 30 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 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 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 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 and honorary chairman of Ze Ai Charity Association, prominent non-profit making charitable organisations working to improve the education and well-being of people in Macau so as to make Macau a better society for all people and the next generation. In recognition of his outstanding achievement in the Macau’s entertainment and leisure industry, in October 2019, Mr. 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. Shan Shiyong, alias, Sin Sai Yung, aged 57, 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 33 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 65, 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 the Peking University and a master’s degree in business administration from the Middlesex University Business School in London.
Mr. Kai-Shing Tao, aged 44, was appointed as an independent non-executive Director on 13 April 2014. He is a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Tao graduated from the Stern School of Business at New York University. He 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). After being elected as chairman and co-chief executive officer in October 2012, Mr. Tao assumed the position of 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 and a director of Genesis Today, Inc., a leading health and wellness company. Prior to founding Pacific Star Capital Management, L.P., Mr. Tao was a partner at FALA Capital Group, a single-family investment office.
Ms. Tang Kiu Sam Alice, aged 39, 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 16 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.
Ms. Feng Yi, Jenny, aged 56, 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 Mr. Jay 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.
Ms. Zhao Yi, aged 43, 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 12 years of experience in the gaming industry. Ms. Zhao joined the Group in 2007.
Mr. Chan Kin Man, aged 45, 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 23 years of experience in accounting, auditing, financial advisory, corporate finance and corporate governance, particularly in gaming 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.
Mr. Daryn Kiely, aged 55, is the Group’s Chief Technical Officer. Mr. Kiely holds a bachelor’s degree of science in computer science from the University of Calgary. He has extensive experience in software development and product development. Before joining the Group, Mr. Kiely had worked for 18 years with IGT, a leading gaming equipment and system supplier, where he last served as a department head of software development and product development. Mr. Kiely joined the Group in February 2016.
Mr. Kelcey Allison, aged 48, is the Senior Vice President, Operations and Business Development of a subsidiary of the Company in the U.S. He has over 21 years of experience in businesses relating to sales and development of slot machine and gaming device product, and content strategy for the global gaming markets. Before joining the Group, Mr. Allison had held several senior executive roles in various renowned gaming corporations including serving as the chief executive officer of Aruze Gaming America, Inc. and the senior vice president of sales, marketing and service of Ainsworth Game Technology Limited. Mr. Allison joined the Group in January 2020.