Board of Directors

Mr Li MeiJin

Executive Director

Mr Li Meijin (李美进) is our Executive Director in charge of the Group’s administrative and operational matters. Mr Li was first appointed to our Board on 31 March 2014 and was most recently re-elected to our Board on 26 April 2017.

Presently, Mr Li also sits on the board of AVIC Zhenjiang Shipyard Marine Pte. Ltd. and Deltamarin Ltd.

From 2004 to August 2013, Mr Li was the Deputy General Manager at AVIC International Xiamen Co., Ltd. (“AVIC INT’L Xiamen”).

From 2001 to 2004, Mr Li first served as Deputy Manager, Manager, and thereafter as Assistant to General Manager of AVIC INT’L Xiamen.

Mr Li began his career in Xiamen South-East Aluminium Co., Ltd. where he has risen through the ranks, beginning as a technician in 1985 and left as a Factory Director in 2001.

Mr Li graduated from Northwestern Polytechnical University with a Bachelor of Engineering in 1985. In 2000, he was accredited as a Senior Engineer by the Aviation Industry Corporation of China, Ltd..

Mr Teng Cheong Kwee

Mr Teng Cheong Kwee

Lead Independent Director

Mr Teng Cheong Kwee was first appointed as the Lead Independent Director to our Board on 18 April 2011 and was last re-elected to our Board as an Independent Director on 26 April 2017. Mr Teng chairs our Audit Committee and Nominating Committee and is also a member of the Remuneration Committee.

Mr Teng is also currently serving as an Independent Director of several listed companies, namely, AEI Corporation Ltd., Memtech International Ltd. and First Resources Limited. He is also a Director of the following unlisted companies: T3Z Advisory & Consultancy Pte. Ltd., Pheim Sicav-SIF, Pheim Asean All-Cap Equity Fund, CEL Impetus Corporate Finance Pte. Ltd. and Star Green Holding Pte. Ltd..

Mr Teng was previously the Executive Vice President and Head, Risk Management & Regulatory Division of the Singapore Exchange Ltd. from 1999 to 2000. Prior to that, he was the Executive Vice President at the Stock Exchange of Singapore from 1989 to 1999, and was responsible for listings, inspection and investigations. From 1982 to 1989, Mr Teng was appointed Secretary of the Securities Industry Council. From 1985 to 1989, he concurrently served as Assistant Director, and later Deputy Director, in the Banking and Financial Institutions Department of Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).

Mr Teng graduated from the University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia in 1977 in Bachelor of Engineering (Industrial) (First Class Honours) and in Bachelor of Commerce. He is a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Directors.

Mr Wang Puqu

Professor Wang Puqu

Independent Director

Mr Wang Puqu (王浦劬) was appointed to our Board as an Independent Director on 28 May 2013 and was re-elected to the same position on 28 April 2016. He is a member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee.

Professor Wang lectured at Peking University since 1988 and rose through its ranks to become one of its academic professors in 1995.

His research expertise includes the theory and methods of politics as well as government economics. Some of his published research papers include “The Foundation of Politics”, “Research for Government Procurement of Public Services from Social Organisations”, and “Through Democratic Governance to Achieve Social and Livelihood”.

Professor Wang obtained a PhD in Law from Peking University in 1988. He also holds a Bachelor and a Master of Laws from the same university.

Ms Alice Lai Kuen Kan

Ms Alice Lai Kuen Kan

Independent Director

Ms Alice Lai Kuen Kan was first appointed to our Board as an Independent Director on 18 April 2011, and was re-elected to the same position on 26 April 2018. Ms Kan also sits as the chair of our Remuneration Committee and is a member of both our Audit Committee and Nominating Committee.

Ms Kan is the controlling shareholder, the Responsible Officer and the Managing Director of Asia Investment Management Limited, a corporate advisory company, which is a corporation licensed by the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong (“SFC”). She is also serving as an Independent Director of several listed companies on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, namely, China Energine International (Holdings) Limited, Cosmopolitan International Holdings Limited, Regal Hotels International Holdings Limited, Shimao Property Holdings Limited and Mason Financial Holdings Limited.

Until 2016, Ms Kan was the controlling shareholder, the Responsible Officer and Managing Director of Asia Investment Research Limited, a research company, which is a corporation licensed by the SFC. From 2005 to 1 April 2015, Ms Kan was a Responsible Officer at Lotus Asset Management Limited, which is principally involved in investment management. From 1997 to 2002, Ms Kan was the Managing Director of Asia Financial Capital Limited, where she was involved in corporate finance related advisory and investment management business in Hong Kong and China. Between 1995 and 1997, she was an Executive Director at Creditanstalt Capital Limited and Assistant General Manager at Creditanstalt-Bankverein’s Hong Kong office. Both of these companies were involved in merchant banking and corporate finance activities. From 1992 to 1995, Ms Kan was an Executive Director at ING Capital Markets (Hong Kong) Limited, and was principally involved in merchant banking and corporate finance activities.

She was an Associate Director at Sun Hung Kai International Limited, a company involved in corporate finance activities, from 1986 to 1992. Prior to this, she was the group accountant of a trading and investment holding company, G.S.Yuill & Company Pty. Ltd., from 1984 to 1986, and was in charge of the overall accounting and financial control and management of the company. Between 1981 and 1984, Ms Kan was the financial controller of Sun Hey Investment Company Limited, an investment holding company. She was the financial controller of Hip Yick Company Limited, a company which was involved in the manufacturing of garments, from 1980 to 1981 and the financial controller of the Gulfeast Group, which was principally involved in the shipping business, between 1979 and 1980. From 1977 to 1979, Ms Kan was the financial controller of a trading company, Mauri Brother and Thompsons Pty. Company Limited. Ms Kan was an assistant assessor at the Inland Revenue Department of the Hong Kong Government from 1975 to 1977.

Ms Kan is a fellow member of the Association of Certified Accountants, the Hong Kong Institute of Directors and the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants, and an associate member of the Hong Kong Society of Accountants. She is also a licensed responsible officer under the Securities and Futures Ordinance with the SFC.

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Executive Directors / Non-Executive Directors/ Independent Directors are listed chronologically in order of their appointment.