Independent Non-executive Director
Aged 69, was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company on 2 December 2019. Mr. Fong is a practicing solicitor in Hong Kong and is also qualified in Canada and England. He is appointed by the Ministry of Justice of China as one of the China-Appointed Attesting Officers in Hong Kong. Mr. Fong is a consultant and the founding partner of the Hong Kong law firm, King & Wood Mallesons (formerly known as Arculli Fong & Ng), and has practiced law for over 30 years, including eight years in Toronto. Mr. Fong is an independent non-executive director of a number of listed companies, namely Greenland Hong Kong Holdings Limited ,Guangdong Land Holdings Limited , Evergreen International Holdings Limited, Sheen Tai Holdings Group Company Limited, and Xinming China Holdings limited and WuXi Biologics (Cayman) Inc., whose shares are listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (“Stock Exchange”). From May 2010 to May 2016, Mr. Fong was an independent non-executive director of China Oilfield Services Limited, whose shares are listed on the Stock Exchange and the Shanghai Stock Exchange. From April 2011 to July 2018, Mr. Fong was an independent non-executive director of China Investment Development Limited, a company listed on the Stock Exchange. Mr. Fong is a member of the Guangdong Provincial Committee of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (9th and 10th Sessions), a director of the China Overseas Friendship Association, a director of the Shanghai Chinese Overseas Friendship Association and an executive director of the Guangdong Overseas Friendship Association. He is a director of the Hong Kong Basic Law Institute and also the 2 former chairman of the Advisory Council on Food and Environment Hygiene and a former member of the Hong Kong Communications Authority. Mr. Fong is a member of the first Selection Committee for the purposes of electing the Chief Executive for Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, a founding member of the Canadian International School of Hong Kong, a member of the Board of Advisers for the Faculty of Business of the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada and a visiting professor of the School of Law of Sun Yat-sen University, China.
Source: Announcement dated 2 December 2019