Mr. Ruan Deqing (阮德清), aged 49, is the Chairman and an executive Director and is responsible for the operating and financial matters of the Group. He also acts as the compliance officer of the Group and a member of the remuneration committee of the Board. Mr. Ruan graduated from the Zhengzhou Institute of Railway Mechanics (鄭州鐵路機械學校) in 1986 and obtained an Adult Education Diploma in Advertising from the Xiamen University (廈門大學) in July 2000. Mr. Ruan has more than ten years of experience in the advertising industry. Prior to co-founding the Group with Mr. Lin, Mr. Ruan worked as a technician of the locomotive depot in Fuzhou of Nanchang Railway Bureau (南昌鐵路局福州機務處) during the period from 1986 to 1997. During the period from 1997 to 1999, Mr. Ruan worked at Fujian Huashui Advertising and Decorating Company Limited (福建華稅廣告裝潢有限公司). Mr. Ruan was the general manager of Fujian Annual Ring Advertisement Co., Ltd. (福州年輪廣告有限公司) during the period from 1999 to 2002. From August 2002 to April 2010, Mr. Ruan was the general manager of Fujian Ao Shen Media Advertising Co., Ltd. (福建省奧神傳媒廣告有限責任公司).Mr. Ruan is currently a director of Lizhong Limited and Joint Loyal Limited.
Mr. Peng Lichun (彭立春), aged 33, has over 12 years of working experience in financial industry and has solid experience in corporate fund raising and management in Hong Kong and the People’s Republic of China (the ‘‘PRC’’). Mr. Peng obtained a professional certificate of economic management and computer management from Xiangtan University (湘潭大學), PRC in 2002. He is currently a director in a wealth management company in Shenzhen which focusing securities investment and wealth management in the PRC.
Mr. Ma Pun Fai (馬彬輝), aged 46, is an executive Director appointed on 25 Auguest 2015. Mr. Ma has over 20 years’ experience in administration and management. He is currently a managing director in a local electronics company. Mr. Ma had been working in the entertainment and advertising industry for six years, and was responsible for administrative and managerial work in several domestic and foreign enterprises. It is believed that Mr. Ma’s extensive management experience will provide enormous support to the Company’s development planning and business strategy.
Independent Non-Executive Directors
Ms. Tay Sheve Li (鄭雪莉), aged 41, graduated from the University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom, in July 1994 with a bachelor's degree in arts majoring in accounting and finance, and received her master's degree in applied finance from University of Western Sydney in September 2004. Since 2002, she has been a certified public accountant of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a fellow member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Ms. Tay has over 15 years of experience in accounting and auditing experience. From November 1997 to September 2007, she worked at Ernst & Young as a senior manager in audit assurance. From October 2007 to September 2010, she worked at Ernst & Young as a senior manager in the finance department. From October 2010 to June 2011, she was the president of finance and capital management department in Centron Telecom International Holding Ltd., a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 1155).
Ms. Yu Shun Yan Verda (余舜茵), aged 33, graduated from The Hong Kong Institute of Education with a bachelor’s degree in Education in 2004. She has over 7 years of experience in business promotion, corporate communication and relationship management in different business sectors including public relation company and financial institutes. She is currently working in a public relation company as a marketing director and had worked in financial institutes for almost 7 years.
Mr. Yau Kit Yu (邱潔如), aged 61, is an independent non-executive Director appointed on 24 November 2015. Mr. Yau has over 30 years of experience in the trading and marketing industries. He started his career in sales activities in 1978, and has since 2000 served in various companies selling agricultural products as marketing directors, mainly responsible for the overall management of sales and marketing.
Mr. Siu Shing Tak (蕭承德), aged 31, joined the Company in May 2013. He is currently the Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of the Company. Mr. Siu graduated from Walter A. Haas School of Business of the University of California, Berkeley, with a Bachelor degree in Science in Business Administration. He is a certified public accountant of American Institute of Certified Public Accountant and Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountant. He has over ten years of experience in accounting, auditing and internal control. Before joining the Group as the group investor director and internal control director in May 2013, he held various senior management positions in United States and Hong Kong listed companies, in which he was responsible for the internal audit and daily financial operation and assist in their transactions and compliance with the applicable rules and regulations. He also worked in PriceWaterhouseCoopers in both United States and Hong Kong offices during which he engaged in auditing work of listed companies and initial public offering projects.
Mr. Li Dong Ping (李冬平), aged 45, is the general manager of Guangzhou Lvban Advertising Co., Ltd. (廣州旅伴廣告有限公司) (“Guangzhou Lvban”). Mr. Li joined the Group in June 2009 and is responsible for the overall operations of Guangzhou Lvban. Mr. Li graduated from Airforce and Missile Institute (空軍導彈學院) in 1988 with abachelor’s degree in military science majoring in video frequency (視頻系統技術指揮). During the period from 1988 to 1995, Mr. Li was on military service with Unit 95037 of Chinese People’s Liberation Army (中國人民解放軍95037部隊). Mr. Li has over ten years of experience in the media and advertising industry and prior to joining the Group, Mr. Li worked for several media and advertising companies including as editor at Guangzhou Tangyuan Advertising Company Limited (廣州唐元廣告有限公司) during the period from 1996 to 2000 and as deputy general manager and general manager of the advertising department in Zhuhai of Nanfang City News (南方都市報) during the period from 2000 to 2004. During the period from 2004 to 2007, Mr. Li was the deputy general manager of the advertising department of Beijing News Media Company Limited (北京新京報傳媒有限責任公司). Mr. Li was the deputy general manager of the advertising department of South City Weekly (南都週刊) and the general manager of the business unit of Southern
Metropolis Entertainment Weekly (南都娛樂週刊) during the period from 2008 to 2009.
Mr. Zhou Mingliang (周明亮), aged 39, is the assistant to our Chief Executive Officer and the general manager of Shanghai Lvban Culture Transmission Co., Ltd. (上海旅伴文化傳播有限公司) (“Shanghai Lvban”). Mr. Zhou is responsible for the overall operations of Shanghai Lvban. Mr. Zhou graduated from Nanchang University (南昌大學) majoring in managerial economics in 1996. Prior to joining the Group in 2007, Mr. Zhou was the general manager of a Shenzhen based company held by Jiangxi Province Party Committee (江西省省委) during the period from 1999 to 2002 and worked at CCID Media (賽迪傳媒) as the sales manager during 2002 to 2003. Mr. Zhou worked as the Director of Beijing News Media Company Limited (北京新京報傳媒有限責任公司) during the period from 2003 to 2005. Mr. Zhou was the head of advertising department of Shenzhen Aoyi Information Network Company Limited (深圳市奧一信息網有限公司) during the period between 2005 and 2007.