Mr. Ziming Yang (楊紫明先生), is the founder of our Group. He is also the chairman of the Board of our Company. He was appointed as an executive Director on November 3, 2011. Mr. Yang has over 20 years of experience in the fashion and retail industry and is primarily responsible for our overall corporate strategies, planning and business development. Mr Yang first started his fashion and retail business in 1992. In October 1997, Mr Yang formed Cabbeen Fashion Trading Co (“Cabbeen Trading”), and began to design and wholesale our Cabbeen branded apparel. Mr. Yang has over 20 year of experience in design and leads our design and research and development team. He has been one of the most famous designers in China, who won the award for “Best Menswear Designer”* (最佳男裝設計師) at the China Fashion Week* (中國國際時裝週) in 2007 and 2009 and “The 14th China Fashion Design Top Award”* (第14屆中國時裝設計金頂獎), which is the top honor in apparel design in China in 2010. Mr. Yang was accredited as “2010 Quanzhou Economic Figure” (2010年度泉州經濟人物) and was the member of the 10th China Young Entrepreneurs Association (第十屆中國青年企業家協會會員) in 2010. In 2011, he was the chairperson of Shishi Youth Chamber of Commerce’s Council (石獅市青年商會理事會會長), honorable president of Shishi Textile & Garments Commerce Chamber’s Council (石獅市紡織服裝商會理事會名譽會長) and committee member of the 11th Committee of All-China Youth Federation (中華全國青年聯合會第十一屆委員會委員). In 2012, Mr. Yang was the first president of the Fashion Designers’ Association of Fujian Province* (福建省服 裝設計師協會第一屆會長) and the honorable president of Quanzhou APEC Commerce Chamber’s Council* (泉州APEC商務協會名譽會長). In March 2013, Mr. Yang became the consulting professor of Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology (北京服裝學院). In addition, Mr. Yang is currently a member of the standing committee and the arts committee of the China Fashion Designers Association (中國服裝設計師協會) and has been the vice president of the Fashion Designers’ Association of Guangdong Province* (廣東省服裝設計師協會副會長) since November 2008. Mr. Yang received his EMBA in Sun Yat-Sen University (中山大學) in June 2011. Mr. Yang is the cousin of Mr. Dongliang Tian (田棟樑) and brother-in-law of Mr. Rongqin Ke (柯榕欽), both of whom are also our executive Directors.
Mr. Siu Keung Ng (吳少強), is one of the founding members of our Group and has been appointed as an executive Director of our Company on February 18, 2013. Mr. Siu Keung Ng is primarily responsible for our overall corporate planning and strategy execution and is the chief executive officer of our Group since July 2010. He has also been the general manager of our Cabbeen Lifestyle business division since April 2013. Mr. Ng has over 15 years of experience in various aspects, including business operation, management, sales, procurement, financial and human resource. Being one of the Management Shareholders, Mr. Ng has been with our Group since 1997 when Mr. Yang incorporated Cabbeen Trading. From October 1997 to December 2003, Mr. Ng was the product procurement manager of Cabbeen Trading. From January 2004 to June 2010, Mr. Ng had been the vice manager of Cabbeen China and subsequently, Cabbeen Guangzhou and Guangzhou Zixi, primarily responsible for human resource, legal compliance and financials. Mr. Ng obtained his bachelor’s degree in material engineering majoring in forge craft and equipment from Shanghai Jiao Tong University (上海交通大學) in July 1992.
Mr. Rongqin Ke (柯榕欽), is one of the founding members of our Group and has been appointed as an executive Director of our Company on February 2013. Mr. Rongqin Ke has been our vice president since July 2010 and is primarily responsible for the procurement and outsourcing production of our Group. He has also been the general manager of our Cabbeen Urban business division since April 2013. Mr. Ke has over 15 years of experience in various aspects, including manufacturing, product design and research and development and procurement. Being one of the Management Shareholders, Mr. Ke has been with our Group since 1997 when Mr. Yang incorporated Cabbeen Trading. From October 1997 to September 1998 and October 1998 to January 2003, Mr. Ke had been the manufacturing and product design and research and development manager of Cabbeen Trading and Shishi Zihua Footwear and Apparel Development Co., Ltd.* (石獅市紫華鞋服發展有限公司) (“Shishi Zihua”), respectively. Shishi Zihua was established by Mr. Yang and Mr. Ke in September 1998 to sell our Cabbeen branded apparel in the PRC. Shishi Zihua was owned as to 60% by Mr. Yang and 40% by Mr. Ke. From January 2004 to June 2010, Mr. Ke had been the vice manager of Cabbeen China and subsequently, Cabbeen Guangzhou, primarily responsible for the manufacturing, product design and research and development, procurement and supply chain. Mr. Ke obtained his diploma certificate in business administration from Hunan University of Technology (湖南工業大學) in January 2008. He completed the EMBA program at Lingnan College of Sun Yat-Sen University (中山大學嶺南學院) in June 2013. Mr. Ke was accredited as “2011-2012 Top Ten Professional Managers of Apparel Industry in Guangdong Province”* (2011–2012年度廣東省服裝行業十佳職業經理 人) in August 2012. Mr. Rongqin Ke is the brother-in-law of Mr. Ziming Yang.
Mr. Qiang Wei (韋強), has been the vice president of our Group since July 2010 and was appointed as an executive Director of our Company on February 18, 2013. Mr. Wei is primarily responsible for our finance, operation and legal affairs and human resource of our Group. Mr. Wei has over 15 years of experience in finance and accounting and prior to joining us, Mr. Wei was an accountant in Guangxi Bobai County Foreign Trade and Economic Company* (廣西博白縣 對外經濟貿易總公司) from January 1997 to October 1998. He was then worked in the finance department of Guangzhou Complacent Industrial Co., Ltd. (廣州永益有限公司) from November 1998 to October 2002. From April 2003 to March 2004 and from March 2004 to September 2008, Mr. Wei had been the finance manager and finance director, respectively, in Guangzhou Sai De Electrical Equipment Co., Ltd.* (廣州賽德機電設備有限公司) and Foshan U Right Garment Co., Ltd. (佛山佑威服裝有限公司). Mr. Wei joined our Group in December 2008 as the financial director of Cabbeen China and took in charge of the company’s finance. Since July 2010, Mr. Wei has been the vice president of our Group, primarily responsible for the finance of Cabbeen China and Cabbeen Guangzhou. Since September 2012, Mr. Wei has been primarily responsible for the finance, operation, administration and legal compliance of Cabbeen China, Cabbeen Guangzhou and Guangzhou Zixi. Mr. Wei completed a self-taught accounting diploma course in April 1999 held by the Commission of Self-taught Higher Education Examination of Guangxi Zhaung Autonomous Region (廣西壯族自治區高等教育自學考試委員會), and subsequently obtained the Medium Level Accountant title granted by Ministry of Finance of the PRC in May 2002. Mr. Wei obtained his diploma certificate in accounting through online courses from China University of Geosciences (中國地質大學) in July 2007. Mr. Wei also completed the “Cabbeen China-EMBA” program* (卡賓 服飾(中國)有限公司EMBA高級課程研修班) in November 2009 at Lingnan College of Sun Yat-Sen University (中山大學嶺南學院).
Mr. Yung Kwok Tsui (徐容國), is our independent non-executive Director and was appointed to our Board on February 18, 2013. Mr. Tsui has over 20 years of extensive experience in auditing and accounting, including experience from corporations and an international accounting firm. Mr. Tsui joined Ju Teng International Holdings Limited (巨騰國際控股有限公司) (stock code: 3336) in August 2004 and has been the company’s executive director, chief financial officer and company secretary since its listing in the Stock Exchange. He has also respectively been an independent non-executive director of Shenguan Holdings (Group) Limited (神冠控股(集團)有限公司) (stock code: 829) since September 2009, SITC International Holdings Company Limited (海豐國際控股有限公司) (stock code: 1308) since September 2010 and 361 Degrees International Limited (361度國際有限公司) (stock code: 1361) since September 2012, all of which are listed on the Stock Exchange. Mr. Tsui obtained his bachelor’s degree of business in accounting from Curtin University of Technology in August 1992 and his master’s degree of corporate governance from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in December 2007. Mr. Tsui has been a member of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants since February 1997, a member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia since June 2000, and a member of CPA Australia since September 1996. He has also been a member of The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries since December 2007.
Mr. Honghui Chen (陳宏輝), is our independent non-executive Director and was appointed to our Board on February 18, 2013. Mr. Chen has over 20 years of extensive experience in teaching in the colleges and universities. From July 1993 to June 2003, Mr. Chen worked in Wuhan University of Science and Technology, primarily teaching management and economics. From July 2003 till now, Mr. Chen has worked in Sun Yat-Sen University, primarily teaching courses including strategic management and corporate social responsibility. Mr. Chen had been granted the title of deputy professor from April 2004 to July 2008 and has been subsequently granted the title of professor since July 2008. Mr. Chen had also been the deputy dean of Lingnan College in Sun Yat-Sen University from November 2007 to March 2012 and has been the director of the Research Center for Corporate Social Responsibility at Lingnan College of Sun Yat-Sen University* (中山大學嶺南學院企業社會責任研究中心主任) from July 2009 and the chair of the Department of Business Management at Lingnan College of Sun Yat-Sen University* (中山大學嶺南學院經濟管理系主任), respectively. From 2004 till now, Mr. Chen has done various researches on the topics of corporate social responsibility and strategic management and economics efficiency, which were subsidies by the PRC or local government. The essay written by Mr. Chen in 2007 was accredited as the Second Prize of The Philosophy and Society Science Outstanding Achievement in Guangdong Province* (廣東省哲學社會科學優秀成果二等獎). Mr. Chen has also been the independent director of Guangdong Telepower Communication Co., Ltd.* (廣東天波資訊技術股份有限公司) during January 2012 to December 2015. Mr. Chen obtained the Qualification of Teacher of the PRC in 1996. He also obtained his doctoral degree in enterprise management from Zhejiang University in June 2003.
Mr. Leung Ming Shu (梁銘樞), was appointed as an independent non-executive Director on February 18, 2013. Mr. Leung has been the chief financial officer and company secretary of China ITS (Holdings) Co., Ltd. (中國智能交通系統(控股)有限公司), a company listed on the Stock Exchange (stock code: 1900), since January 2008. He has also been an independent non-executive director of Comtec Solar Systems Group Limited (卡姆丹克太陽系統集團有限公司) (stock code: 712), which is listed on the Stock Exchange, since June 2008. Mr. Leung has 15 years of experienced in the areas of corporate finance and accounting. Mr. Leung obtained his bachelor’s degree in arts with honor in accountancy from The City University of Hong Kong in June 1998 and a master’s degree in accountancy from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in November 2001. He is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and a fellow member of The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FCPA).