Mr. HUANG Guosheng , aged 74, was appointed as an independent non-executive director on 12 June 2009. Mr. HUANG is also a member of the audit committee and the chairperson of the nomination committee and remuneration committee of the Board. Mr. HUANG graduated from Zhong Nan University, formerly known as Chang Sha Railway College, majoring in railway transportation in 1965. Mr. HUANG served as the head of Guangzhou port Authority in 1994. Mr. HUANG was appointed as a visiting professor by Shanghai Maritime University, formerly known as Shanghai Maritime Transportation College, in 1996. Mr. HUANG is also a senior engineer in railway transportation and has enjoyed a special government allowance granted by the State Council since 1992 for his outstanding contribution in engineering technology for the nation. Mr. HUANG did not hold any directorship in other listed companies during the last three years.
Mr. LAU Sik Yuen , aged 50, was appointed as an independent non-executive director on 12 June 2009. Mr. LAU is also the chairman of the audit committee of the Board. Mr. LAU graduated with a bachelor degree of science in Business Administration from Oregon State University in 1989. Mr. LAU is a fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants as well as a member of the American Institute of Certified public Accountants. Mr. LAU has been serving as the chief financial officer and company secretary of Xinyi Glass Holdings Limited, a company listed on the main Board of the stock exchange, since April 2003. prior to joining Xinyi Glass Holdings limited in 2003, Mr. LAU was the financial controller of a subsidiary of NWS holdings limited, a company listed on the main Board, for over three years and had worked with an international accounting firm in Hong Kong for five years. Mr. LAU was appointed as an independent non-executive director of Dragon Crown Group Holdings Llimited (“Dragon Crown”) on 30 November 2010. Dragon Crown was listed on the main Board of the stock exchange on 10 June 2011. Mr. LAU was also appointed as an Independent non-executive directors of SDM group holdings limited (“SDM Group”) on 26 September 2014, SDM group was listed on gem Board of the stock exchange on 13 October 2014. From 3 September 2013 to 29 December 2014, Mr. LAU was also a non-executive director of ZMFY Automobile Glass Services Limited, the shares of which are listed on the gem Board of the stock exchange. Save as disclosed above, Mr. LAU did not hold any directorship in other listed companies during the last three years.
Mr. XING Zhiying , aged 66, was appointed as an independent non-executive director on 22 January 2013. Mr. XING received a Bachelor of Arts from Sun Yat-sen University (中山大學) in Guangzhou, the people’s republic of China (the “PRC”). Mr. XING served in various managerial roles, including the vice president of the Guangdong Branch, the president of the Hainan Branch and the senior expert in the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China from 1996 to 2011. Mr. XING is currently a senior economist, the chief of supervisory Committee of the Finance Arbitration Center in Guangzhou, the vice president of Finance Expert Association in Guangdong province, the PRC and a member of the China Society for Finance and Banking. Mr. XING has been appointed the independent director of China Mercantile Bank in Shenzhen, the PRC since 2011. Mr. XING did not hold any directorship in other listed companies during the last three years.