Aged 79, began his career in the electronics industry in 1964. Mr. Wong is a founder of the Group in 1975 and it has been de-merged from Wong’s International Holdings Limited (the “WIH Group”) in 1989. He has been a director and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since March 1990 and a director in a number of subsidiaries of the Group. Mr. Wong has stepped down from his position as the Chief Executive Officer of the Company with effect from 1 March 2015. He was an independent non-executive Director, Chairman of each of the Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee, and a member of the Audit Committee of Hang Fat Ginseng Holdings Company Limited (stock code: 911), a company whose issued shares are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Stock Exchange”) (resigned on 17 May 2016). Mr. Wong is the father of Mr. Wong, Vinci, an Executive Director of the Company and the father-in-law of Mr. Chang Jui Shum, Victor, an Executive Director of the Company.
Tsui Ying-Chun, Edward
Aged 75, obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Hong Kong and joined the WIH Group in 1982 as general manager in charge of corporate administration. In 1985, Mr.Tsui became the general manager and, in 1987, a director of Wong’s Kong King Holdings Limited. Mr.Tsui had extensive experience in broadcasting, trading and manufacturing before joining the WIH Group. He has been a director of the Company since March 1990 and a director in a number of subsidiaries of the Group. Mr.Tsui has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Company with effect from 1 March 2015.
Ho Shu-Chan, Byron
Aged 77, graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. Mr.Ho had more than 18 years of extensive working experience with the Inchcape group of companies as financial controller and general manager prior to joining the WIH Group in January 1989. He is the Chairman of Taiwan Kong King Co., Limited (“TKK”), a subsidiary of the Company listed in Taiwan. He has been a director of the Company since March 1990 and a director in a number of subsidiaries of the Group.
Kwong Man-Hang, Bengie, J.P. (Aust.)
Aged 74, is an Executive Program Graduate of the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, also a graduate of the Senior Executive Program on Negotiation (PON) at Harvard Law School, Harvard University. He earned his Doctorate in Business Administration at the University of Liverpool Management School UK. He was formerly the chief executive of Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency (Hong Kong Government subvented organization)- an independent third party ISO 9000/14000 Quality and Environmental Management System Certification Body. He has many years senior management experience and has an impressive track record in the field of computer and electronics industry with multi-national organizations. Mr.Kwong has fellowships in various professional institutions, and has been appointed as vice president of the Institution of British Engineers – England, and fellow of the Institute of Directors (Royal Charter) U.K. He has been a director of the Company since February 1996, a director of WKK Japan Limited since February 1997, a chief executive officer of WKK America (Holdings) Inc. since June 2001 and a director in a number of subsidiaries of the Group.
Aged 51, is the director and general manager of 3 Kings Medical Limited (“3 Kings Medical”), a subsidiary of the Company formed to conduct business in health care and Chinese medicine. He has been appointed as a director of 3 Kings Medical on 1 December 2010. Mr. Wong graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Commerce (marketing major) degree. He is a media personality well-known to Hong Kong and mainland China TV viewers as a quality presenter with accuracy. He has extensive net-working experience with the local media and therefore enhances the advertising and sales promotion of company’s product. Mr. Wong has been appointed as the Chairman of Tung Wah Group of Hospitals with effect from 1 April 2018. The term of office of the Chairman shall be one year from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019. On 20 May 2019, Mr. Wong was appointed as an independent non-executive Director, chairman of the Remuneration Committee and member of each of the Audit Committee and Nomination Committee of Kato (Hong Kong) Holdings Limited (stock code: 2189) whose shares have been listed on the Stock Exchange since 13 June 2019. He has been an executive director of the Company since September 2017. Mr. Wong is the son of Mr. Wong, Senta, the Executive Director and Chairman of the Company, and the brother-in-law of Mr. Chang Jui Shum, Victor, an Executive Director of the Company.
Chang Jui Shum, Victor
Aged 47, joined the Group in 2004. He is now the Director and President of WKK Distribution Limited, a subsidiary of the Company. He is responsible for formulating the sales and marketing strategy, and overseeing the development of new business. Mr. Chang is a director of TKK, a subsidiary of the Company listed in Taiwan. Mr. Chang holds a Bachelor degree in Commerce (Accounting & Finance) from the Monash University of Melbourne, and MBA from City University of Hong Kong. He has been appointed as an executive director of the Company since September 2017 and a director in a number of subsidiaries of the Group. Mr. Chang is the son-in-law of Mr. Wong, Senta, the Executive Director and Chairman of the Company, and the brother-in-law of Mr. Wong, Vinci, an Executive Director of the Company.
Hamed Hassan El-Abd
Aged 74, joined the Group in 1992. He was a director and the president of WKK Distribution Limited. He is now the Chairman of Product Development Committee of WKK Distribution Limited. Prior to joining the Group, he was the president of AmistarAG, a manufacturer of automated robotics used in electronics assembly in particular the area of Surface Mount Technology. In 1988, he founded his own consulting company and worked with Japanese, U.S. and European companies in the electronics area. Mr. El-Abd holds a BA degree in Journalism and an MA in International Affairs. He has been a director of the Company since May 2001 and was a director in a number of subsidiaries of the Group. Mr. El-Abd has been re-designated from an Executive Director to a Non-executive Director of the Company with effect from 1 September 2017.
INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS
Tse Wan-Chung, Philip
Aged 77, retired from DDB Advertising Agency Operations in 1997 and remained a member of the Company’s Worldwide Board until 2000. Mr.Tse had spent over 34 years in the advertising industry. Besides his involvement in advertising, Mr.Tse is one of the founders of the Hong Kong Artists’ Guild (“Guild”) in which he has been serving as the Chairman of the Executive Committee since 1986. Mr.Tse was appointed as the Chairman of Guild since 1996. He was also appointed by the Hong Kong Government as a council member of the Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts in 1991. Mr.Tse has served as a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization since 1976 and is currently a member of the World Presidents’ Organization. In recent years, Mr.Tse focuses on marketing management and art and culture related business. He founded BaoQu Tang Gallery of Art (“BQT”) in 2004. BQT has become a well known brand in the art scene in Hong Kong and China. He has been a Director of the Company since March 1990. Mr.Tse is now the Chairman of each of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee, and a member of the Nomination Committee.
Leung Kam Fong
Aged 80, obtained a Bachelor of Science degree and a post-graduate Certificate in Education from the University of Hong Kong. Dr. Leung began his career in technical education and training in 1965 at the Hong Kong Technical College and Hong Kong Polytechnic. He joined the Vocational Training Council in 1982, founded the Chai Wan Technical Institute in 1985, upgraded it to Hong Kong Technical College (Chai Wan) in 1992 and subsequently became Deputy Executive Director in 1993. In 1995, he was appointed as the Chief Executive of Tung Wah Group of Hospitals until 2006. In these 11 years, Tung Wah experienced tremendous expansion and development, and he pioneered the development of a series of modern Chinese Medicine Specialist Clinics. He was awarded honorary doctorate degrees from Middlesex University, U.K. and Hunan University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, PRC and holds visiting professorship at Hunan and Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, PRC. He had been appointed Vice-Secretary General of the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies, PRC from 2006 to 2010. He had been elected President of the International Hua-Xia Medicine Society from 2006 to 2015. Dr. Leung joined the Group in 2007 as the executive director and the chief executive of 3 Kings Medical (formerly known as 3 Kings Holding Limited), a subsidiary of the Company formed to conduct business in health care and Chinese medicine. Dr. Leung resigned from all his positions in 3 Kings Medical in January 2013. Dr. Leung had been elected as a director of the Modernized Chinese Medicine International Association from 2007 to 2015. He has been a Non-Executive Director of the Company since January 2013. Dr. Leung has been re-designated from a Non-Executive Director to an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 1 July 2017. He is now a member of the Audit Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Company.
Yip Wai Chun
Aged 64, obtained the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Hong Kong in 1981. Dr. Yip began his career as a surgeon in Queen Mary Hospital. He was awarded the fellowships of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Glasgow in 1986 and that of Australia in 1988. He took up the surgeon’s appointment in KwongWah Hospital in 1986 and was promoted to the post of consultant surgeon in 1991. Dr. Yip was made Chief of Service of Department of Surgery of KwongWah Hospital with the Hospital Authority in 1992. Dr. Yip is a specialist in Urology and has been in private practice since 2012.
Dr. Yip was awardee of Hong Kong Ten Outstanding Young Persons in 1996. In 2006, he received the Outstanding Staff Award of Hospital Authority. Dr. Yip was Vice-President of the College of Surgeons of Hong Kong from 2004 till 2010. Presently, he is honorary associate professor, Surgery, of University of Hong Kong and Chinese University of Hong Kong. Dr. Yip is also honorary consultant and executive director of medical service of Tung Wah Group of Hospitals.
Over the years, Dr. Yip has had substantial contributions to the development of medical services in Hong Kong. Dr. Yip coordinated the provision of liver transplant service in Hong Kong in 2001. He is a renowned leader in the field of Men Health and is also a pioneer for delivery of integrated Western and Chinese medicine service in Hong Kong.
Dr. Yip was the member of the Election Committee of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong SAR, China in 2002, 2007 and 2012. He was also the member of the Election Committee for the 10th, 11th, 12th National People’s Representative Committee, Hong Kong SAR, China.
He has been an Independent Non-Executive Director, member of the Audit Committee and member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company since January 2014.
Tse Hin Lin, Arnold
Aged 68, holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science (Statistics and Geography) and also a Law Degree. Mr.Tse had practiced as a barrister in Hong Kong between 1987 and 1988. He was admitted as a solicitor in 1990 and founded ATL Law Offices on 1 July 2008. Upon his retirement from partnership in April 2013, Mr.Tse has been acting as the consultant solicitor of ATL Law Offices until his retirement in October 2014. Mr.Tse has practiced commercial and corporate law, including advising on cross-border acquisitions and commercial transactions. He has acted as an Independent Non-executive Director of each of Evergrande Health Industry Group Limited (Stock Code: 708) and Emperor Capital Group Limited (stock code: 717) between January 2008 to November 2013 and March 2014 to July 2015 respectively. Both of the aforesaid companies whose issued shares are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange. During the aforesaid periods, Mr.Tse also served several Committees of the aforesaid companies. He has been an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company since July 2017.
Lam Yiu Wing, Andrew
Aged 60, is a member of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science from University of Hong Kong and a Master Degree in Finance from City University of Hong Kong. He was the Principal Auditor of Tung Wah Group of Hospitals from 2003 to 2010 and has over 30 years’ experience in auditing, corporate governance, internal controls and risk management. Mr. Lam has been an Independent Non-Executive Director, member of the Audit Committee and member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company since October 2018.