Board Of Directors

BUSINESS PROFILE

Luen Thai Holdings Limited (the “Company”) together with its subsidiaries (collectively, “Luen Thai” or the “Group”) is a leading consumer goods supply chain group. We have strategic partnership with brands and retailers globally. We produce over 91 million units of garments and accessories annually with products ranging from casual and fashion apparel, lifestyle apparel, sweater and accessories.

Unlike traditional manufacturers focusing mostly on production, Luen Thai offers a hybrid model of multiproduct manufacturing and outsourcing. Along with our customers, Luen Thai is committed to responsible business practices, employee care, environmental stewardship and community service.

Headquartered in Hong Kong, Luen Thai has production and outsourcing partner facilities in China, the Philippines, Indonesia, Cambodia, Vietnam and India. Our sales, design and logistics offices are located in Asia Pacific, the United States and Europe. With an annual revenue of around US$1 billion, Luen Thai employs about 30,000 people worldwide.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

SHEN Yaoqing, aged 59, is the Chairman of the Board and the Chairman of the Nomination Committee. Mr. Shen is a senior economist who has been conferred a DBA degree by the Macau University of Science and Technology. Between 1997 and 2006, Mr. Shen assumed various positions, including executive deputy general manager, general manager and board chairman, at Shanghai Shenda (Group) Co., Ltd.(上海申達(集團)有限公司), a subsidiary of Shangtex Holding Co., Ltd. Between May 2013 to May 2016, Mr. Shen acted as the director of Shanghai Shenda Co., Ltd (上海申達股份有限公司) (a company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange). Since October 2006, Mr. Shen has been acting as the vice president of Shangtex Holding Co., Ltd.(上海紡織(集團)有限公司), taking charge of the group’s entire trading business as well as the group’s overseas expansion and resources management. Being a knowledgeable expert in the textile manufacturing industry with over 30 years of relevant business experience, Mr. Shen also has strategic vision and foresight regarding the operations management of sizeable groups, boasting an outstanding track record based upon extensive experience.

Dr. TAN Siu Lin, aged 86, is the founder and the Honorary Life Chairman of the Group. Dr. Tan is also the Chairman of the Peking University Luen Thai Center for Supply Chain System R&D (北京大學聯泰供應鏈系統研發中心), the PRC, and the Chairman of TSL School of Business and Information Technology in Quanzhou Normal University (泉州師範學院陳守仁工商信息學院). Dr. Tan is a board member of the Shaw College at The Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Permanent Director of the Board of the Huaqiao University (華僑大學) as well as the honorable president of the  Hong Kong General Chamber of Textiles Limited. Dr. Tan holds an honorary Doctoral of Laws degree from the University of Guam.

TAN Cho Lung, Raymond, aged 55, is the Chief Executive Officer of Luen Thai Holdings Limited, President of Luen Thai International Group Limited and son of Dr. Tan Siu Lin. Mr. Tan joined the Group in 1989 and has over 27 years of experience in the industry. Mr. Tan was the recipient of the Young Industrialist Award of Hong Kong and the DHL/SCMP Owner-Operator award for 2003. In August 2012, Mr. Tan was awarded “Outstanding Entrepreneurship Award” 2012, Hong Kong region. In 2013, Mr. Tan was also awarded “Capital Leader of Excellence 2012” and “Entrepreneur of the Year 2013” which were organized respectively by Capital Magazine and Capital Entrepreneur Magazine. Mr. Tan was a co-founder and chairman of Chelsea Foundation (Hong Kong) Limited and a board member of Tuloy Foundation in the Philippines. Mr. Tan graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Guam.

QU, Zhiming, aged 60, is an executive Director and a member of the Remuneration Committee. Mr. Qu is a senior economist who has been conferred an MBA degree by the Asia International Open University (Macau). In 1997, Mr. Qu began to serve as the general manager and board chairman at sizeable import and export trading companies and home textiles companies (such positions held until 2007), by way of which he familiarized himself with the operations across the entire industry chain of the textile industry. Mr. Qu became the assistant to the president of Shangtex Holding Co., Ltd.(上海紡織(集團)有限公司) upon joining the group in July 2007, and has been acting as its deputy chief economist since February 2014. Currently, Mr. Qu also serves as the vice board chairman of Shangtex (Hong Kong) Limited (上海紡織(香港)有限公司), an executive director of Shanghai Textile Decoration (Group) Co., Limited (上海紡織裝飾有限公司) and the board chairman of Wiseknit Factory Limited (慧聯織造廠有限公司), and is mainly responsible for the operations management of the group’s foreign trade enterprises as well as the management of its overseas mergers and acquisitions projects. As an industry expert, Mr. Qu has penetrating market insight in the textile industry.

MOK Siu Wan, Anne, aged 64, is the President and Chief Merchandizing Officer of Luen Thai International Group Limited and the President of the Tien Hu Group. Ms. Mok is an accomplished industry professional with years of experience in key executive and board member positions out of which over 20 years were spent holding various management positions within the Swire Pacific Group Companies. Ms. Mok also held senior management positions with other prominent organizations including Li & Fung Limited and the Pentland Group plc, a London based international group which develops and owns some leading brands in Sports and Fashion. Ms. Mok graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Hong Kong. She has also been sponsored to continue with her executive education by attending various management programmes and courses organized by Harvard University, Tsinghua University and INSEAD Euro-Asia Centre. Ms. Mok was a member of the Board of Governors for the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong from 1998 to 2003 and the Chairman of the Textiles Committee for the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong in 1996 and 1997. Ms. Mok joined the Group in 2003 and was appointed to the Luen Thai Holdings Board as an Executive Director in June 2005. In 2013, Ms. Mok was awarded “Outstanding Business Woman of the Year” by Capital Entrepreneur magazine. On behalf of GJM, one of Ms Mok’s operating companies, she was also the proud recipient of the Leadership Award 2013 presented by Ann Inc, in recognition of GJM’s achievements in CSR initiatives and continuous commitment to improving women’s health and welfare in the workplace.

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

HUANG Jie, aged 51, is a non-executive Director and a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Huang is an economist and international business engineer who graduated from the China Textile University with a Bachelor of Engineering degree (upon completion of a full-time programme) in 1986, and who obtained an MBA degree from the China Europe International Business School as an on-the-job postgraduate student in 1998. Immediately upon graduating from the university, Mr. Huang joined Shangtex Holding Co., Ltd and its subsidiaries (“Shangtex Group”) and has been serving at a number of the Shangtex Group’s subsidiaries, including acting as the deputy general manager of Shanghai Shenda Co., Ltd. (上海申達股份有限公司) (an A-share listed company under the Shangtex Group) between 1995 and 2000 and as the deputy general manager of Shanghai Dragon Corporation (上海龍頭(集團)股份有限公司) (another A-share listed company under the Shangtex Group) between 2001 and 2010, taking charge of import and export trading. Since January 2014, Mr. Huang has been acting as the executive general manager of the trading and internationalisation division of Shangtex Holding Co., Ltd. (上海紡織(集團)有限公司) alongside his position as the general manager of Shangtex (Hong Kong) Limited (上海紡織(香港)有限公司), taking charge of the transformation and upgrading of the group’s foreign trade business as well as the business operations of its overseas companies. Mr. Huang has profound knowledge and understanding of the upstream and downstream operations of the textile industry, coupled with his experience in corporate governance and a remarkable capability of conducting domestic and foreign businesses.

INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

SEING Nea Yie, aged 69, is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee. Mr. Seing is the sole proprietor of both accounting firms Messrs. Chan, Seing & Co. and Messrs. Chen Yih Kuen & Co. Certified Public Accountants (Practising). Mr. Seing has over 40 years of audit experience and is currently holding CPA (Practising) at Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Seing is an active contributor to the charity activities in the community. He was the director of Po Leung Kuk, an authorized charity organization in Hong Kong, from 1987 to 1990 and became the Vice Chairman in 1990 and 1991. Mr. Seing was also a member of audit committee of Po Leung Kuk from 1996 to 2000. Currently, Mr. Seing is the honorary president of The Fukienese Association Limited. He joined the Group in January 2005.

CHEUNG Siu Kee, aged 73, is a member of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee. Mr. Cheung has extensive experience in the financial industry. Mr. Cheung was the Group Treasurer of Nam Tai Electronics, Inc. from 2004 to 2005. Mr. Cheung had also worked for the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited in Hong Kong for 37 years when he retired in 2003 as a Senior Executive in the Corporate and Institutional Banking division. Mr. Cheung obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Arts from the University of Hong Kong. He joined the Group in 2004.

CHAN Henry, aged 51, is a member of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee. Mr. Chan has over 27 years of experience in the financial market and is the Managing Director of Sanfull Securities Limited. He was a director of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited and was a member of the Advisory Committee of the Securities and Futures Commission. Mr. Chan is currently the Permanent Honorary President of Hong Kong Stockbrokers Association Limited, an independent non-executive director of Hengan International Group Company Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited which engages  in the manufacture and distribution of personal hygiene products. Mr. Chan is also a committee member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference in Xiamen, Fujian Province, China. Mr. Chan obtained his Master’s degree in Business Administration from Asia International Open University (Macau) and his Bachelor’s degree in Arts   from Carleton University in Canada. He joined the Group in 2004.

SENIOR MANAGEMENT

TAN Sunny, aged 43, is the Executive  Vice  President of the Accessories Division and son of Dr. TAN Siu Lin. Mr. Tan joined the Group in 1999. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Tan worked at the investment banking division of Merrill Lynch (Asia  Pacific). Mr. Tan was appointed as  the  Executive  Vice  Chairman  of  the  Hong  Kong  General  Chamber  of  Textiles  Limited in 2009.  Mr. Tan  also  acts  as  Independent  Non-executive  Director  of  Hopewell  Holdings  Limited,  Chairman  of Group 12 and General Council Member of the Federation of Hong Kong Industries (“FHKI”), Executive Committee  Member of the Hong Kong Shippers’ Council, Member of Textile and Apparel Council, Council Member of the Hong Kong Productivity Council. As in social services, Mr. Tan  is  appointed  as  Vice  Chairman  of  Tung  Wah  Group  of  Hospitals, Chairman of the Board of Governors of Tung Wah College, a tertiary education  institution  in  Hong  Kong, and Member of the Board of Trustees of Shaw College, The Chinese University Hong Kong.  In 2013, Mr. Tan was awarded “Young Industrialist Award 2013” by FHKI.  Mr. Tan obtained a Master of Science degree from Stanford University and Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

SAUCEDA Francisco, aged 58,  is  Executive  Vice  President  of  Luen  Thai  International  Group,  Ltd.,  and  is  responsible  for the business units of Verte which manufactures garments in facilities of Philippines and Vietnam. He has been with the Group since 1994.  Mr. Sauceda obtained his degree in Business Administration from Texas Southmost College. He is a member of the Hong Kong Chamber of Commerce and the Mexican Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong.

WONG, Sammy, aged 60, is the Managing Director of Tien-Hu Trading (Hong Kong) Limited, Tien-Hu Knitters Limited and Tien-Hu Knitting Factory (Hong Kong) Limited. Mr. Wong joined Tien-Hu in 1981 and has over 36 years of experience in sweater business. Mr. Wong obtained a Diploma in Architectural and Environmental Design of the OCAD University in Toronto, Canada.

KORNBLUM Joerg, aged 53, is the Chief Financial Officer of the Group. Mr. Kornblum has a Master's degree in Business Administration and Mechanical Engineering from the University of Darmstadt in Germany. From 1991 to 2002, he has held various senior management positions at The Freudenberg Group, including the position of General Manager of Freudenberg & Vilene International Limited in Hong Kong from 1997 to 2001. Mr. Kornblum joined TMS Group in the capacity of CFO in 2002 before heading the TMS Group as Executive Vice President.  

COMPANY SECRETARY

CHIU Chi Cheung, aged  53,  is  the  Vice  President  of  Corporate  Finance,  Company  Secretary  of  the  Company.  Mr. Chiu has over 24 years of experience in the field of auditing and accounting. He joined the Group in 2002. He was an auditing manager of an international auditing firm. Mr. Chiu is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered    Certified Accountants and an associate member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Chiu holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Hong Kong.