The board of directors (the “Board”) of Skyworth Digital Holdings Limited (the“Company”, together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”) currently comprises eight directors. Their names and roles are set out below:
Mr. Lai Weide, aged 58, is the Chairman of the Board, an executive director and a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company. He is a senior accountant and holds a master’s degree in engineering from University of Electronic Science and Technology of China. Mr. Lai was appointed as the Chairman of the Board and an executive director of the Company on 8 July 2016. Mr. Lai has served as deputy director-general and director-general of the Ministry of Machine-Building and Electronics Industry of The People’s Republic of China; deputy head and head of the Assets and Finance Department; deputy general manager of China Electronic Corporation; chairman and general manager of Nanjing Electronic Information Industrial Corporation; chairman of Panda Electronic Group Limited and chairman of Caihong Group Corporation, etc. Mr. Lai was chairman and executive director of Nanjing Panda Electronics Company Limited (stock code: 00553, a company listed and traded on the main board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited), chairman of Nanjing Huadong Electronics Information & Technology Company Limited# (南京華東電子信息科技股份有限公司)(stock code: 000727, a company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange). He has engaged in the work of management in central government and state-owned enterprises for a long period and has substantial experience in government authority and business management.Ms. Lin Wei Ping
Ms. Lin Wei Ping, aged 59, is an executive director, a member of remuneration committee and nomination committee of the Company and a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company. Ms. Lin was appointed as the executive chairperson of the Company on 1 April 2013 and resigned on 8 July 2016. Ms. Lin joined the Group in 1993. Ms. Lin was the deputy manager of purchasing department and administration manager in Hong Kong and subsequently, the head of human resources department of the Group, primarily responsible for material purchasing from overseas market and administration and human capital management for certain companies within the Group. Ms. Lin graduated from South China University of Technology in the PRC with a bachelor degree in electronic engineering. Before joining the Group, Ms. Lin had worked in the Ministry of Information Industry in the PRC as a research engineer.Mr. Yang Dongwen
Mr. Yang Dongwen, aged 52, is an executive director as well as a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company and the president of the Group. Mr. Yang was appointed as the chief executive officer of the Company on 15 February 2012. He mainly focuses on the business operations of the Group, assists the Board to formulate strategies for the Group and ensures they are implemented successfully. Mr. Yang joined the Group in May 1998 as the financial controller of the finance headquarters in the PRC and from August 2000 to August 2003, he was the general manager of the sales headquarters of the Group in the PRC. Mr. Yang left the Group in August 2003 for 2 years working for Oriental Yeyang Textile Co., Ltd. as president. He rejoined the Group in September 2005 as the president of the China TV business unit of the Group, responsible for managing the research, manufacture and sales of the Group’s television products. Mr. Yang graduated from Zhongnan University of Economics and Laws in the PRC with a bachelor degree in economics and law and graduated from Nankai University in the PRC with a master degree in Law. He served as the director of the accountancy department and an associate professor of the School of Economics in Hainan University in the PRC in his early years. He was later the chairman of the Hainan Zhongda Certified Public Accountants firm.Mr. Shi Chi
Mr. Shi Chi, aged 45, is an executive director of the Company. He joined the Group in 2000 and is a director and the president of Skyworth Digital Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of the Company, in which Mr. Shi holds 3.55% of the shareholding and is listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (Stock code: 000810). He is also a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company.Mr. Shi graduated from Huazhong University of Science & Technology with a Doctorate degree in Communication and Electronic System. Mr. Shi has been participating in numerous national and provincial projects on technological researches, in charge of designing several high-end digital television products and publishing over 20 articles in various professional and science journals. He is the vice president of China Radio and TV Equipment Industry Association, the president of Shenzhen Young Science and Technology Talents Association and the vice president of Shenzhen Software Industry Association.Mr. Liu Tangzhi
Mr. Liu Tangzhi, aged 54, joined the Group in 1998. He is an executive director, the vice president of Skyworth Group Co., Ltd., the president of Shenzhen Chuangwei-RGB Electronics Co., Ltd. and also a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company. Mr. Liu graduated from the Zhongnan University of Economics and Law in Wuhan with a bachelor degree in economics, and graduated from Macao University of Science and Technology with a master degree in business administration.
Mr. Li Weibin, aged 55, is an independent non-executive director, the chairperson of remuneration committee, a member of audit committee and nomination committee of the Company. Mr. Li is a practicing solicitor in Hong Kong and is the founder and senior partner of Li & Partners, a firm of solicitors in Hong Kong. He graduated from the China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing, the postgraduate school of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing and the University of Hong Kong with a bachelor degree in law, a master degree in law and a bachelor degree in common law, respectively. Mr. Li is also admitted to practice law in the PRC, England and Wales and New York, USA. Mr. Li is a China-appointed attesting officer, a visiting professor in the China University of Political Science and Law and has worked in the legal field for 30 years.Mr. Wei Wei
Mr. Wei Wei, aged 51, is an independent non-executive director, the chairperson of nomination committee, a member of audit committee and remuneration committee of the Company. Mr. Wei holds a bachelor degree of business administration from Huazhong University of Science & Technology. He also holds a master degree in business administration from Tsinghua University and a doctorate of philosophy degree in management science from Huazhong University of Science & Technology. Mr. Wei has more than 20 years of working experience in the field of education and research, mainly in strategic management, business model design and organisation economics. He is an associate professor in Peking University HSBC Business School. He was also director and associate professor of Department of Management Engineering in Xinjiang Institute of Technology, deputy dean of Department of Economics and Management in Xinjiang University and post-doctorate in China Centre for Economics Research, Peking University. Mr. Wei has been participating and in charge of numerous enterprise management consultancy projects and publishing about 100 articles or case studies related to business model. Mr. Wei is currently an independent non-executive director of AVIC International Holdings Limited (Stock Code: Hong Kong 00161) which is listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited; he is also an independent director of Telling Telecommunication Holding Co., Ltd. (Stock code: Shenzhen 000829) which is listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. Mr. Wei was an independent director of Changyuan Group Ltd. (Stock code: Shanghai 600525) and Zhangzidao Group Co., Ltd. (Stock code: Shenzhen 002069) and was an independent non-executive director of ZTE Corporation (Stock codes: Shenzhen 000063 and Hong Kong 00763).Mr. Cheong Ying Chew, Henry
Mr. Cheong Ying Chew, Henry, aged 68, is an independent non-executive director, the chairperson of audit committee, a member of remuneration committee and nomination committee of the Company. Mr. Cheong holds a Bachelor of Science (Mathematics) degree from Chelsea College, University of London and a Master of Science (Operational Research and Management) degree from Imperial College, University of London. Mr. Cheong has over 35 years of experience in the securities industry. He is also an independent non-executive director of Cheung Kong Property Holdings Limited, Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings Limited, TOM Group Limited, CNNC International Limited, Greenland Hong Kong Holdings Limited, Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings Limited and New World Department Store China Limited, all being listed in Hong Kong. He is also an independent director of BTS Group Holdings Public Company Limited, a company listed in Thailand, and an executive director and the deputy chairman of Worldsec Limited, a company listed in London. He was previously an independent non-executive director of Creative Energy Solutions Holdings Limited (now known as Kirin Group Holdings Limited), Cheung Kong (Holdings) Limited and CK Hutchison Holdings Limited. He was also a member of the Securities and Futures Appeals Tribunal and a member of the Advisory Committee of the Securities and Futures Commission.
Mr. Lam Shing Choi, Eric, aged 45, is the Company Secretary and the group financial controller of the Company. Mr. Lam joined the Group in March 1998 as the finance manager, was responsible for setting up computerised accounting system of the sales head office in Dongguan, coordinating with the auditors and the preparation of monthly financial statements. In January 2001, he was transferred to Skyworth Multimedia International Limited (a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company) as the financial controller, in charge of the finance department. From 2006 to 2007, he worked as the financial controller of Skyworth Overseas Development Limited (a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company), oversaw the finance department, internal control, financial statements and banking facilities. Mr. Lam then served as the financial controller of Skyworth TV Holdings Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, from 2007 to 2011 and was responsible for banking facility arrangement and financial reporting of the Company. He was the financial controller of the TV business unit of the Group in December 2011 and the LCD business unit of the Group since December 2012, respectively. He is also a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company. Mr. Lam graduated from Monash University in Australia with a bachelor degree of business in accounting and a bachelor degree of computing in information systems. Mr. Lam is a fellow member of the HKICPA and a member of the Certified Practising Accountants in Australia. Mr. Lam has over 20 years of working experience in corporate finance, banking and accounting.