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. He was appointed as the Chairman of the board of the directors in May 2017 and as the Chief Executive Officer from April 2016 to October 2020. He has joined the Group since 2003 and accumulates over 10 years of experience in footwear industry with focus currently on product development, production, merchandising, as well as general management. He studied a bachelor’s degree of Art in Auckland University after graduated from Pakuranga College in New Zealand. Mr. Chang is the brother of Mr. Chang Chih-Chiao, an executive director. Mr. Chang 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 2009. In October 2020, he has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Company and is responsible for strategic planning and overall management of the Group. He is also responsible for product development and design, and marketing functions. Mr. Chang obtained a bachelor’s degree in Visual Communication from the Northumbria University in the United Kingdom. Mr. Chang is the brother of Mr. Chang Chih-Kai, the Chairman and CEO. Mr. Chang also holds directorships in certain subsidiaries of the Company.
Mr. Wang Jungang
Mr. Wang Jungang was appointed as Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer in October 2020. He 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. Mr. Wang 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. Hon Ping Cho Terence
Mr. Hon Ping Cho Terence, is an independent non-executive director of Xiabuxiabu Catering Management (China) Holdings Co., Ltd. (Stock Code: 520), a company listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Stock Exchange”) and 361 Degrees International Limited (Stock Code: 1361), a company listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange, since 28 November 2014 and 20 May 2019 respectively. He was an independent non-executive director of Jimu Group Limited (Stock Code: 8187), a company listed on the Growth Enterprise Market of the Stock Exchange, from December 2017 to May 2021. He was previously the chief financial officer and company secretary of DTXS Silk Road Investment Holdings Company Limited (Stock Code: 620), a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, 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 at 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 has been an independent non-executive director of the Company since 2019.
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. Huang Shun-Tsai
Mr. Huang Shun-Tsai is a director of four health technology companies in Taiwan. He has been active in the health technology field for over 30 years. Mr. Huang has been an independent non-executive director of the Company since 2001.
Mr. Philip Tan
Mr. Philip Tan is currently a non-executive director of Pacific Millennium Packaging Group Corporation, a company listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Stock Exchange”) (Stock Code: 1820), from 22 December 2019. Besides, he is also a director of the following companies:
(i) Pacific Millennium Paper Group Limited, since November 2020;
(ii) Chongqing Stone Tan Credit Guarantee Company Limited, since July 2016;
(iii) Chongqing Stone Tan Financial Leasing Company Limited, since July 2016;
(iv) Chongqing Stone Tan Small Business Loans Company Limited, since July 2016;
(v) Shanghai Asiacorp Communications Company Limited, since January 2014; and
(vi) Shanghai Pacific Millennium Asiacorp Communications Company Limited, since March 2012.
Mr. Tan worked for Nestle Group in the United States of America (“USA”), 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 has been working as the finance service product and project director of Stone Tan China Finance and Investment Company Limited (Hong Kong) since January 2010. Mr. Tan has been an independent non-executive director of the Company since 2021.
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 3 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