Mr. Chu, Raymond
Mr. Chu has been appointed as the Chairman of the Board and a member for each of the Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee and the Corporate Governance Committee on 9 November 2023. Mr. Chu was appointed as an independent non-executive Director on 3 January 2013 and resigned on 6 July 2015. Mr. Chu was subsequently appointed as an executive Director on 27 November 2015. Mr. Chu is also the Chief Executive Officer and a director of Crosby Securities Limited, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of the Company under the financial services division of the Group.
Mr. Chu processed experience of more than 30 years in the financial industry. He was the managing director and head of Sales and Trading Division of Guosen Securities (Hong Kong). Prior to that, he was the managing director (Equity Derivatives Trading, Institutional Equity Asia Pacific) of The Bank of Nova Scotia from May 2010 to November 2011 and held senior positions with a number of reputable financial institutions between 2002 and 2010.
Mr. Chu obtained a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Business Administration (International Business) from The California State University, the United States of America in May 1989.
Mr. Poon Pak Ki, Eric
Mr. Poon was appointed as an executive Director on 3 January 2013. He is responsible for the financial and accounting matters and general administration in the Group. Prior to joining the Group in November 1996, Mr. Poon worked for an audit firm as audit clerk from February 1987 to May 1990. He also has experience over 30 years in accounting and administration for a toy manufacturing company.
Mr. Poon obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy from The Bolton Institute of Higher Education, the United Kingdom (now known as University of Bolton) in
August 2004. In May 2017, Mr. Poon was admitted as a member of The Institute of Public Accountants and an associate of The Institute of Financial Accountants. On 30 August 2019, Mr. Poon was admitted as an associate member of The Association of International Accountants.
Mr. Hau Yiu Por
Mr. Hau, was appointed as an executive Director on 1 December 2022. He is the General Manager and a director of Qualiman Industrial Co., Limited (“Qualiman”), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company. Mr. Hau is responsible for the Group’s operation in the mainland China. He joined the Group in January 1999. Mr. Hau leads a team of managers that schedules and executes productions, and coordinates related logistics. Mr. Hau has experience of over 20 years in the toy manufacturing industry. Prior to joining the Group in January 1999, Mr. Hau held senior positions with international reputable toy companies.
Mr. Hau obtained a Higher Certificate in Textile Technology from The Hong Kong Polytechnic (now known as The Hong Kong Polytechnic University) in November 1981. He also obtained a Technician Certificate in Fashion & Clothing Manufacture from Technical Education and Industrial Training Department Hong Kong in July 1982 and a Management Services Certificate (work study/Operation & Management) from Institute of Management Services in August 1983.
Ms. Tang Yuen Ching Irene
Ms. Tang has been appointed as an executive Director and a member of the Corporate Governance Committee of the Company with effect from 9 November 2023.
Ms. Tang was appointed as the Company Secretary of the Company on 24 March 2015. She has extensive experience in company secretarial practices in respect of
listed companies in Hong Kong and also has more than 20 years of experiences in the financial reporting and auditing field. As at date of this announcement, Ms. Tang is
also as the company secretary of Apex Ace Holding Limited (stock code 6036).
Ms. Tang holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Accountancy from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and is a member of the Hong Kong
Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a fellow member of the Association of the Chartered Certified Accountants.
INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS
Mr. Leung Po Wing, Bowen Joseph GBS, JP
Mr. Leung was appointed as an independent non-executive Director on 3 January 2013. Mr. Leung is the chairman for each of the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee as well as a member of the Audit Committee of the Board respectively.
Mr. Leung served the Government of Hong Kong for 32 years until his retirement as the director of the Office of the Government of the Hong Kong in Beijing (“Beijing Office”) in November 2005. Mr. Leung joined the administrative service in June 1973 and rose to the rank of Administrative Officer Staff Grade A1 in June 1996. During his service in the administrative service, Mr. Leung had served in various policy bureaux and departments. Mr. Leung held various senior positions in the Government of Hong Kong including Deputy Secretary for District Administration (later retitled as Deputy Secretary for Home Affairs) from April 1987 to September 1990, Deputy Secretary for Planning, Environment and Lands from September 1990 to December 1992, Private Secretary, Government House from December 1992 to March 1995, Secretary for Planning, Environment and Lands from May 1995 to November 1998 and director of the Beijing Office from November 1998 to November 2005. Mr. Leung has extensive experiencein corporate leadership and public administration. During his tenure as the director of the Beijing Office, he had made commendable efforts in promoting Hong Kong in the mainland China, as well as fostering closer links and co-operation between Hong Kong and the mainland China.
Mr. Leung obtained a Bachelor’s Degree of Social Science from The University of Hong Kong in 1971. Mr. Leung has been an independent non-executive director of Paliburg Holdings Limited (stock code: 617) and an independent non-executive director of Regal Real Estate Investment Trust (stock code: 1881) since 13 February 2008 and 28 October 2016 respectively. From 26 March 2010 to 19 August 2019, Mr. Leung was an independent non-executive director of Green Leader Holdings Group Limited (formerly known as North Asia Resources Holdings Limited) (stock code: 61). All these companies are listed on the Stock Exchange
Mr. Chan Siu Wing, Raymond
Mr. Chan was appointed as an independent non-executive Director on 3 January 2013. Mr. Chan is the chairman of each of the Audit Committee and the Corporate Governance Committee of the Board and a member of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Board. Mr. Chan has experience of over 25 years in the field of accounting, taxation, finance and trust.
Mr. Chan obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from The University of Sydney in April 1986. Mr. Chan is a member of each of The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and The Macau Society of Certified Practicing Accountants.
Mr. Chan currently holds the office of an independent non-executive director of Phoenitron Holdings Limited (stock code: 8066), a company listed on the GEM of the Stock Exchange. Mr. Chan was an independent non-executive director of each of Nature Home Holding Company Limited (formerly known as Nature Flooring Holding Company Limited) (stock code: 2083) from 4 May 2011 to 31 October 2021 and Hong Kong Finance Group Limited (stock code: 1273) from 4 September 2013 to 1 November 2022, both companies listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange.
Mr. Wong Wah On, Edward
Mr. Wong was appointed as an independent non-executive Director and a member of the Audit Committee of the Board on 24 September 2015.
Mr. Wong is currently an executive director of Feishang Anthracite Resources Limited (stock code: 1738), a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange. He is also a director, the chairman and the chief executive officer of China Natural Resources, Inc. (“CHNR”), a company listed on NASDAQ (stock code: CHNR). He was previously the financial controller, chief financial officer, executive director and company secretary of the CHNR group for over 20 years until January 2014. He has also served as a partner of a certified public accountants’ firm in Hong Kong since July 1995. From October 1992 to December 1994, Mr. Wong was the deputy finance director of Hong Wah (Holdings) Limited, a private investment company. From July 1988 to October 1992, Mr. Wong worked at the audit department of Ernst & Young, Hong Kong, providing professional auditing services to clients in a variety of business sectors.
Mr. Wong graduated from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University with a professional diploma in company secretaryship and administration in 1988. He was accredited as a certified public accountant (practising) by the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants in September 1993, and was admitted as a fellow member in November 1999. He was also a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and an associate member of The Hong Kong Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries).
Mr. Lau Ho Ming, Peter
Mr. Lau became the senior advisor of the Company on 9 November 2023 and remains as a director of Qualiman Industrial Co. Limited, the subsidiary of the Company which engages in the manufacturing and sales of toys. Mr. Lau was the Executive Chairman of the Company prior to his retirement on 9 November 2023. He is one of the co-founders of the Group in 1996 and took the Company public on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange in Hong Kong in 2013.