Board of Directors
The Board of Directors comprises nine directors, including four executive directors, namely Xu Jianguo, Huang Dinan, Xu Ziying and Yu Yingui, two non-executive directors, namely Zhu Kelin and Yao Minfang, and three independent non-executive directors, namely Zhu Sendi, Cheung Wai Bun and Lui Sun Wing. The number of independent non-executive directors represents one-third of the total number of directors.
The Board members have different professional backgrounds with expertise in various aspects such as corporate management, technology development, financial management, strategic investment and human resources management. All independent non-executive directors of the Company are aware of the rights and obligations of directors and independent non-executive directors of listed companies. Independent non-executive directors attended Board meetings in prudent, responsible, proactive and earnest manner. Utilizing their experiences and specialization, they contributed tremendous efforts in improving corporate management and making major decisions and producing relevant and objective opinions on major events and connected transactions of the Company, enhancing the scientific development and standardisation of the Board’s decision making process and safeguarding interests of the Company and shareholders as a whole effectively.
The Board formulates overall development strategies of the Group, monitors its financial performance and maintains effective supervision over the management. Members of the Board act in an effort to maximize the long-term interests of shareholders and match the business goals and development direction of the Group to the current economic and market conditions. The management is responsible for the daily operation and management of the Group.