Mr. Ren Weiming（任維明）, aged 61, is the chairman of the Group and an executive Director. Mr. Ren is responsible for the overall management of the Group and making decisions on the business development strategy of the Group. Mr. Ren has worked in the silk and textile industry since 1979. He has been the chairman and general manager of Zhejiang Kingdom Creative Co., Ltd.* (“Kingdom Creative”), a company which is owned as to 71.64% by Mr. Ren since 2000. Mr. Ren started to engage in the linen yarn manufacturing business through Haiyan Ziwei Flax Co., Ltd.* in December 2001 as its director. He joined the Group in March 2003 when the first operating member of the Group, Zhejiang Jinyuan Flax Co., Ltd.* (“Zhejiang Jinyuan”) was established. Mr. Ren is a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group. He obtained various awards including National Township Entrepreneur awarded by the Ministry of Agriculture of the PRC, National Excellent Young Factory Manager and Zhejiang Provincial Excellent Entrepreneur. He was a representative of the 9th and 10th National People’s Congress of Zhejiang Province. Mr. Ren is currently the vice president of China Bast and Leaf Fibers Textile Association and the vice-president of The Hong Kong General Chamber of Textiles Ltd. He is also a director of Kingdom Investment Holdings Limited (“Kingdom Investment”) with discloseable interests in the Shares under the provisions of Divisions 2 and 3 of Part XV of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Chapter 571 of the Laws of Hong Kong) (the ”SFO”). Mr. Ren is also a director of Bank of Jiaxing Co., Ltd.*, Zhejiang Jinxiu Jiangnan Silk Co., Ltd.* (“Jinxiu Jiangnan”) and Interconnect Financial Leasing (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.* (“Interconnect”).
Mr. Shen Yueming（沈躍明）, aged 59, is an executive Director. Mr. Shen is a director of Zhejiang Jinyuan, Jiangsu Jinyuan Flax Co., Ltd. (“Jiangsu Jinyuan”), and Zhejiang Kingdom Flax Co., Ltd.* (“Zhejiang Kingdom”), all are wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Company. Mr. Shen is also a director of Heilongjiang Kingdom Flax & Hemp Co., Ltd.* (“Heilongjiang Kingdom”), a non-wholly owned subsidiary of the Company. Mr. Shen is responsible for the day-to-day operations and management of the Group and also takes part in the decision making of the Group. He is also a director of Kingdom Creative, Jinxiu Jiangnan, Haiyan Chen Chen Silk Clothing Co., Ltd* and Interconnect. Mr. Shen joined the Group in March 2003.
Mr. Zhang Hongwen（張鴻文）, aged 54, is an executive Director. Mr. Zhang is the director of Zhejiang Jinyuan, Jiangsu Jinyuan, Zhejiang Kingdom, Kingdom Tiansheng (Shanghai) Trading Co., Ltd. (“Tiansheng”), Zhejiang Kingdom REEL Textile Co. Ltd.* (“Kingdom REEL”) and Heilongjiang Kingdom Hemp Supply Chain Management Co., Ltd.* (“Kingdom Supply Chain”). He is also a director of Kingdom Creative, Interconnect, Jinxiu Jiangnan, Zhejiang Yuyuan Photovoltaic Co., Ltd.* (“Zhejiang Yuyuan”), Zhaosu Jindi Flax Co., Ltd.* (“Zhaosu Jindi”), Heilongjiang Kangyuan Bio-Technology Co., Ltd.* (“Kangyuan Bio-Tech”) and Mega East Investment Limited. Before joining the Group in 2003, Mr. Zhang was the assistant to the general manager and the head of capital clearing division of Kingdom Creative from 2000 to 2002.
Ms. Shen Hong（沈鴻）, aged 54, is an executive Director. Ms. Shen is the management controller of the Group. She completed her professional accounting studies at Zhejiang Long March Finance School in the People’s Republic of China in July 1994 and has more than 20 years of experience in finance-related area. Ms. Shen is the director of Heilongjiang Kingdom. Ms. Shen is also a director of Kingdom Creative, Zhaosu Jindi, Kangyuan Bio-Tech, Heilongjiang Kangyuan Flax and Hemp Seed Co., Ltd.* (“Kangyuan Seed”) . Before joining the Group in March 2003, she worked in Kingdom Creative as the head of finance management department.
Mr. Ngan Kam Wai Albert（顏金煒）, aged 71, is a non-executive Director. Mr. Ngan is the chairman of Millionfull Company Limited, a company incorporated in Hong Kong engaged in the trading of linen and linen blend textiles. Mr. Ngan was a member of the 9th and 10th Fujian Provincial People’s Political Consultative Conference and vice-chairman of Po Leung Kuk from April 2010 to March 2012. He was the president of The Hong Kong General Chamber of Textiles Ltd. from September 2009 to August 2011 and has been appointed as the permanent honorary chairman of The Hong Kong General Chamber of Textiles Ltd. in September 2011 and was a director of HuaQiao University in 2002. On 22 November 2011, he became a member of the Election Committee of the Chief Executive Election of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. He joined the Group in September 2004. He is also the chairman of the board of directors of Millionfull International Co., Ltd which has discloseable interests in the shares of the Company under the provisions of Divisions 2 and 3 of Part XV of the SFO. He is also a director of Interconnect.
Mr. Lau Ying Kit（劉英傑）, aged 47, is an independent non-executive Director. Mr. Lau is currently an independent non-executive director of China Wood Optimization (Holding) Limited (Stock Code: 01885), United Strength Power Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 02337) and Sinco Pharmaceuticals Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 06833), companies listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange. Mr. Lau was an independent non-executive director of Xiezhong International Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 03663) from 16 May 2012 until 30 September 2020. Mr. Lau is a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and holds a master’s degree in finance from the City University of Hong Kong. He has extensive experience in financial and accounting in China and Hong Kong. He joined the Group in November 2006.
Mr. Lo Kwong Shun Wilson（羅廣信）, aged 47, is an independent non-executive Director. Mr. Lo has more than 10 years of working experience in investment banking and advising on corporate finance. Mr. Lo is currently a deputy general manager of Guotai Junan Capital Limited. Mr. Lo is also an independent non-executive director of Raymond Industrial Limited (Stock Code: 00229), a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange. Mr. Lo also has three years of experience in the field of auditing and accounting. Mr. Lo is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of British Columbia in Canada in 1995. He joined the Group in May 2010.
Mr. Yan Jianmiao（嚴建苗）, aged 55, has been appointed as an independent non-executive Director at the conclusion of the annual general meeting on 30 May 2016. Mr. Yan is currently a professor of Department of International Economics of Zhejiang University (“ZJU”), a director of China Society of World Economics (CSWE), an executive director of Zhejiang International Economics and Trade Association, an academic counselor of Hangzhou WTO consulting center and a researcher of the Center for Research of Private Economy (CRPE) of ZJU. Prior to holding these positions, Mr. Yan served as a deputy director in Department of International Trade of Hangzhou University and a director of Department of International Economics of ZJU. Mr. Yan was an independent director of Hundsun Technologies Inc. (Stock Code: 600570), a company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, from March 2010 to October 2014. He is currently an independent director of Top Choice Medical Co., Inc. (Stock Code: 600763), and Zhejiang Xinan Chemical Industrial Group Co. Ltd. (Stock Code: 600596), both listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. Mr. Yan graduated from Hangzhou University in 1985 with a Bachelor of Economics degree. He obtained a master degree in economics from the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences in 1988. Mr. Yan was a senior visiting scholar of Le Havre Business School in France in 1997 and obtained a PhD in Economics from ZJU in 2005. He joined the Group in May 2016.
Mr. Chan Yan Kwan Andy（陳仁君）, aged 52, is the chief financial officer and company secretary of the Company. Mr. Chan has over 20 years of experience in accounting and the financial sector. From July 2004 to January 2014, he was the group financial controller and company secretary of Natural Beauty Bio-Technology Limited (Stock Code: 00157), a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, responsible for financial planning and monitoring. Prior to July 2004, he worked in an international accounting firm and served senior financial positions in a company listed on the NASDAQ Stock Market and a renowned German exhibition company. Mr. Chan is also an independent non-executive director of Greentown Management Holdings Company Limited (Stock Code: 09979), a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange. Mr. Chan is a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and was a holder of Practitioner’s Endorsement certificate issued by the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries from 2010 to 2018. He graduated from the University of Hull in the United Kingdom with a bachelor’s degree in economics and accounting in 1992 and graduated from the Ivey Business School with Western University (formerly Richard Ivey School of Business with University of Western Ontario), Canada with an Executive MBA in 2008. Mr. Chan joined the Group in January 2014.