Aged 47, was appointed as Non-executive Director of the Company and Vice Chairman of the Board on 17 October 2016. Mr. Li is the Founding Chairman of CMC Capital Partners and CMC Holdings (together with its affiliates, called “CMC”). Mr. Li has rich operational experience and in-depth insight into China’s media and entertainment industry. Mr. Li is a pioneer in establishing extensive international partnerships, and has led CMC in the creation of many industry champions across the areas of media, entertainment, sports, Internet, mobile, and lifestyle. Mr. Li is a non-executive director of WPP, a world leader in marketing communications which is listed on the London Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange. Mr. Li is a member of the Chinese Football Association’s Executive Committee and a board member of Special Olympics. Mr. Li is also the Honorary Chairman of Shanghai Oriental Pearl Media Co. Ltd., which is listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, and is a non-executive director of IMAX China Holding, Inc., which is listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (“Stock Exchange”). In addition, Mr. Li holds directorships in two subsidiaries of the Company. Mr. Li was formerly the chairman and president of Shanghai Media Group (“SMG”) in China for more than ten years, and had successfully transformed SMG from a provincial broadcaster into a media conglomerate with a comprehensive business scope, including the A-share listed Shanghai Oriental Pearl Media Co. Ltd. and China Business Network. Mr. Li was also Chief of Staff of Shanghai Municipal Government. Mr. Li holds MA and BA degrees of Journalism from Fudan University.
Source: TVB’s announcement dated 17 October 2016