Board of Directors
LIST OF DIRECTORS AND THEIR ROLE AND FUNCTION
The members of the board of directors (the “Board”) of Daphne International Holdings Limited are set out below:
Mr. CHANG Chih-Kai
Mr. Chang Chih-Kai has been an executive director of the Company since November 2004 and has been appointed as the Chairman of the board of directors since May 2017. He was also the Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of the Company from April 2016 to October 2020. Mr. Chang is also a member of each of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company. He is mainly responsible for the management of the Board, product development and supply chain management of the Group.
Mr. Chang studied a bachelor’s degree of art in Auckland University after graduated from Pakuranga College in New Zealand. He is the brother of Mr. Chang Chih-Chiao, an executive director and CEO, and holds directorships in certain subsidiaries of the Company.
Mr. CHANG Chih-Chiao
Mr. Chang Chih-Chiao joined the Group in 2007 and has become an executive director of the Company since June 2009. He has been appointed as the CEO of the Company since October 2020 and is currently responsible for strategic and business planning of the Group. He also specialises in product design and marketing functions.
Mr. Chang obtained a bachelor’s degree in Visual Communication from Northumbria University in the United Kingdom. Mr. Chang is the brother of Mr. Chang Chih-Kai, the Chairman and an executive director, and also holds directorships in certain subsidiaries of the Company.
Mr. WANG Jungang
Mr. Wang Jungang has been appointed as an executive director of the Company and Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) since October 2020. He is responsible for the overall sales operation and the development of brand licensing business of the Group. Mr. Wang was a co-founder of Shanghai Tai Yue E-Commerce Ltd., also known as Tailorism, an online made-to-measure startup company which aims to provide solutions for fitting of clothing based on 3D modeling and big data computing, and acted as its chief executive officer from October 2014 to October 2020. He has extensive experience in establishing financial models, and strategic and business operation planning. He was previously the chief operating officer of Shanghai Muyao Textile Ltd. (Shirley Pajamas) from February 2012 to September 2014 and worked at Morgan Stanley Management Service (Shanghai) Ltd. as an analyst from August 2008 to January 2012.
Mr. Wang obtained a master’s degree in Computer Software and Theory from Peking University in July 2008 and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Technology from Nanjing University of Science and Technology in July 2005.
Independent Non-executive Directors
Mr. HUANG Shun-Tsai
Mr. Huang Shun-Tsai has been an independent non-executive director of the Company since 2001 and is also acting as the Chairman of the Nomination Committee, and a member of each of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company. Mr. Huang is also a director of two health technology companies in Taiwan and has been active in the health technology field for over 30 years.
Mr. HON Ping Cho Terence
Mr. Hon Ping Cho Terence has been an independent non-executive director of the Company since September 2019. He is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee, and a member of each of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company.
Currently, Mr. Hon is also an independent non-executive director of the three companies listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, namely Xiabuxiabu Catering Management (China) Holdings Co., Ltd.(Stock Code: 520), 361 Degrees International Limited (Stock Code: 1361) and SinoMab BioScience Limited (Stock Code: 3681). Between December 2017 to May 2021, Mr. Hon was the independent non-executive director of Jimu Group Limited (Stock Code: 8187). He was previously the chief financial officer and company secretary of DTXS Silk Road Investment Holdings Company Limited (Stock Code: 620) from June 2016 (as chief financial officer) and November 2016 (as company secretary) until September 2018. Prior to working at DTXS Silk Road Investment Holdings Company Limited, Mr. Hon worked at a number of companies, including Auto Italia Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 720) as chief financial officer and company secretary between December 2013 and April 2016, China Dongxiang (Group) Co., Ltd. (Stock Code: 3818) as chief financial officer between December 2010 and October 2012, Ka Wah Construction Materials (Hong Kong) Limited as chief financial officer between September 2008 to December 2010, TOM Group Limited (Stock Code: 2383) between June 2001 and February 2008 with his last position as the group finance director, and Ng Fung Hong Limited as a company secretary of the group between 1996 and 2001. Before moving to the commercial section, Mr. Hon worked in an international accounting firm.
Mr. Hon is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He obtained a master’s degree in Business Administration (Financial Services) from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in November 2004.
Mr. TAN Philip
Mr. TAN Philip has been appointed as an independent non-executive director of the Company since August 2021. He is also the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee, and a member of each of the Audit Committee and Nomination Committee of the Company.
Currently, Mr. Tan has also been a non-executive director of Pacific Millennium Packaging Group Corporation (Stock Code: 1820), a company listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, since December 2019. Besides, he is also a director of (i) Pacific Millennium Paper Group Limited; (ii) Chongqing Stone Tan Credit Guarantee Company Limited, (iii) Chongqing Stone Tan Financial Leasing Company Limited; (iv) Chongqing Stone Tan Small Business Loans Company Limited; (v) Shanghai Asiacorp Communications Company Limited; and (vi) Shanghai Pacific Millennium Asiacorp Communications Company Limited.
Mr. Tan has been working as the finance service product and project director of Stone Tan China Finance and Investment (Hong Kong) Company Limited since January 2010. Mr. Tan worked for Nestle Group in the United States of America, France and Shanghai, respectively, during the period from 2004 to 2008 and held various positions including global sales development project manager and regional sales manager. He also served various positions including operational manager, project manager, technical manager, general manager and regional operational manager in the various group companies of Pacific Millennium Packaging Group Corporation in some period between 2008 and 2009.
Mr. Tan holds a master of business administration from University of Nebraska, USA and the degree of bachelor of science from School of Business, Babson College, USA.
There are three Board committees. The table below provides membership information of these committees on which each Board member serves.
C – Chairman of the relevant Board committees
M – Member of the relevant Board committees