Aged 47, was appointed as a Non-executive Director of the Company and the Vice Chairman of the Board on 17 October 2016. In addition, Mr. Li holds directorships in two subsidiaries of the Company. 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. Mr. Li is the chairman and a non-executive director of Shaw Brothers Holdings Limited and is a non-executive director of IMAX China Holding, Inc., both of which are listed on the main board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. 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 a Master Degree of Arts and a Bachelor Degree of Arts of Journalism from Fudan University. Mr. Li is a director of Young Lion Holdings Limited, Young Lion Acquisition Co. Limited and Shaw Brothers Limited, all of which are shareholders of the Company.
Source: 2016 Annual Report