Mr. Fong Sou Lam, born in December 1934, is the founder of the Group and the Chairman Emeritus of the Company. Mr. Fong established the dyeing and finishing machine manufacturing business in 1963 and has over 50 years of business experience in the industry.
Mr. Ye Maoxin, born in September1962, joined the Company as a Non-executive Director and the Vice-Chairman of the Board on 9 June 2011 and has been re-designated as an Executive Director and the Chairman of the Board with effect from 1 September 2015. Mr. Ye is also the Chairman of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company. Mr. Ye is responsible for formulating the overall corporate development and strategic directions of the Group. Mr. Ye holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in machinery manufacturing from Xian Jiaotong University（西安交通大學）and an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from Guanghua School of Management, Beijing University（北京大學光華管理學院）. Mr. Ye had been a director and the chairman of Jingwei Textile Machinery Company Limited（經緯紡織機械股份有限公司）(a company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, A-share stock code: 000666) during the period from August 2010 to 13 January 2020. Mr. Ye has over 30 years of solid experience in business management in the textile machinery industry.
Mr. Guan Youping, born in May 1967, has been appointed as an Executive Director and the Chief Executive Officer as well as a member of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company with effect from 18 October 2019. Mr. Guan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Machinery Manufacturing Technology and Equipment from Tianjin Institute of Textile Science and Technology (currently known as Tianjin Polytechnic University) and a Master’s degree in Management Science and Engineering from the University of Science and Technology Beijing, and he is a senior engineer. Mr. Guan is also the deputy general manager of China Hi-Tech Group Corporation (中國恒天集團有限公司). Mr. Guan had served as a director of Jingwei Textile Machinery Company Limited（經緯紡織機械股份有限公司）(a company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, A-share stock code: 000666) during the period from July 2019 to 11 October 2019. Mr. Guan has over 30 years’ working experience in the textile industry and in-depth knowledge in product, market and operation of textile machinery industry. Mr. Guan also has extensive practical experience in corporate lean production, technology research and development, marketing and operations management.
Ms. Guo Yunfei, born in April 1972, has been appointed as an Executive Director and the Chief Financial Officer of the Company with effect from 1 January 2021. Ms. Guo obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy and a Master’s degree in Finance from Shanxi University of Finance and Economics（山西財經大學）. During the period from 2011 to 2020, Ms. Guo has worked for Kama Co., Ltd.（恒天凱馬股份有限公司）(a state-owned enterprise listed on Shanghai Stock Exchange, B share stock code: 900953). The last positions she held were deputy general manager and chief accountant. Ms. Guo has worked in the truck manufacturing industry for a long time and has over 20 years of experience in operations and management. She is familiar with the operation rules of listed companies and has solid theoretical foundation and extensive practical experience in aspects of corporate operations, financial management and capital operations.
Mr. Wu Xudong, born in July 1963, has been appointed as an Executive Director of the Company with effect from 26 July 2019. Mr. Wu obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture from Shanxi Agricultural University（山西農業大學）and an EMBA degree from Donghua University（東華大學）in Shanghai, he also attains the qualification of Senior Economist and Senior Professional Manager. Mr. Wu is concurrently a director of China Textile Machinery (Group) Co., Ltd.（中國紡織機械（集團）有限公司）and a director and the chairman of Jingwei Textile Machinery Company Limited（經緯紡織機械股份有限公司）(a company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, A share stock code: 000666). Mr. Wu has been working in the textile machinery manufacturing industry for a prolonged period, knowing the traits in the markets and operations of the textile machinery industry, having approximately 30 years of experience in operation management as well as solid theoretical foundation and extensive practical experience in aspects of business operation, lean management and innovation in business model.
Mr. Fong Kwok Leung, Kevin, born in December 1961, is the eldest son of Mr. Fong Sou Lam who is the founder of the Group as well as the Chairman Emeritus and a substantial shareholder of the Company. Mr. Fong holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Simon Fraser University, Canada. Mr. Fong joined the Group in 1986 and was appointed as an Executive Director of the Company on 25 July 1990. Mr. Fong had been responsible for overseeing the stainless steel trading and stainless steel casting businesses of the Group for a long period. With effect from 1 October 2016, Mr. Fong has been re-designated from an Executive Director to a Non-executive Director of the Company due to his desire to devote more time to his own family business. Mr. Fong has also been appointed as a consultant of the Company as from 1 October 2016 for providing consultancy services in relation to the business development of the Group.
Mr. Ying Wei, born in June 1966, has been appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since 1 September 2011. Mr. Ying is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee of the Company. Mr. Ying holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of San Francisco and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Zhejiang Gongshang University（浙江工商大學）(formerly known as Hangzhou Institute of Commerce（杭州商學院）) and is a non-practising member of the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants（中國註冊會計師協會）. Mr. Ying is currently an independent non-executive director of Fountain Set (Holdings) Limited (stock code: 420) and Zhongsheng Group Holdings Limited (stock code: 881). Mr. Ying is also the Managing Director of CDH Investments. Mr. Ying had been a non-executive director of China Health Group Limited (stock code: 673) during the period from 18 June 2016 to 7 May 2018.
Dr. Yuen Ming Fai, born in December 1950, has been appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since 1 September 2004. He is also a member of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company. Dr. Yuen is currently the Professor Emeritus of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Dr. Yuen holds a Doctorate degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Bristol, the United Kingdom and is a fellow member of both the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (UK) and the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers.
Mr. Li Jianxin, born in November 1953, has been appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since 1 July 2014. Mr. Li is also the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and Nomination Committee of the Company. Mr. Li graduated from Inner Mongolia Engineering College（內蒙古工學院）(currently known as Inner Mongolia University of Technology（內蒙古工業大學）) specialising in chemical machinery and obtained a Bachelor of Engineering degree. Mr. Li completed his study of the postgraduate course on Chinese Culture and Modernisation（中國文化與現代化）at Tsinghua University（清華大學）in 2003. Over the period between 1985 until his retirement in 2013, Mr. Li had been working for a large Chinese state-owned commercial bank and held positions as the assistant general manager of Credit and Investment Approval Department, a commission member of Investment Commission and a member of the Credit Policy Committee at the Main Office focusing on approval of corporate finance. Mr. Li has been an independent non-executive director of CHTC Helon Co., Ltd.（恒天海龍股份有限公司）(a company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, A-share stock code: 000677) since 23 May 2014. Mr. Li holds the title of Senior Economist having many years of experience in financial affairs and in-depth knowledge of the business operations of a wide range of industries and has accumulated extensive experience in financial analysis, project finance, investment management and risk control.
Dr. Tsui Tak Ming, William, born in May 1958, is a vice-president of the Company and is in charge of the Science & Technology Development Department of the Group. Dr. Tsui is a chartered engineer and chartered IT professional, he holds a Bachelor of Science degree and a Doctorate of Philosophy degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Manchester, the United Kingdom and is a fellow member of both the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (UK) and the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. Dr. Tsui is also a corporate member of the British Royal Aeronautical Society, the Hong Kong Computer Society and the British Computer Society. Dr. Tsui is an expert in Physics, Computing, Automation Control and Management issues. Dr. Tsui joined the Group in 1989 and has over 30 years of experience in research and development on mechanical engineering and information technology. Dr. Tsui is the inventor of over 50 inventions of the Group with patent granted. He has been a member of the advisory committee in various universities including the University of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the City University of Hong Kong.
Mr. Wong Ching Chuen, Patrick, born in October 1961, is a vice-president of the Company and is responsible for supervising the world-wide dyeing and finishing machine sales and after-sale technical services of the Group. Mr. Wong has been educated in the Hong Kong Polytechnic (which was subsequently renamed the Hong Kong Polytechnic University) for Mechanical Engineering and Griffith University in Australia for law. Mr. Wong has extensive experience in China trade for industrial equipment supplies and engineering work. Mr. Wong joined the Group in July 2000.
Mr. Lei Haohui, born in July 1978, is a vice-president of the Company and is primarily responsible for supervising the Human Resources and Administration Department of Fong’s National Engineering (Shenzhen) Company Limited and Fong’s National Engineering (Guangdong) Company Limited. Mr. Lei graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from Zhongyuan University of Technology majoring in Machinery Manufacturing Technology and Equipment and is an engineer. Since December 2004, Mr. Lei had held position as deputy head of Assembly Workshop and deputy general manager of Tianjin Hongda Textile Machinery Co. Ltd.（天津宏大紡織機械有限公司）, general manager assistant, deputy general manager, general manager and chairman of Tianjin Textile Machinery Co. Ltd.（天津紡織機械有限責任公司）as well as deputy general manager and director of Tianjin Hongda Textile Technology Co. Ltd.（天津宏大紡織科技有限公司）. Mr. Lei has many years of experience in the textile machinery industry and has in-depth knowledge in its product characteristics, he has also extensive practical experience in production and operation, sales and marketing and management enhancement. Mr. Lei joined the Group in November 2019.
Mr. Wang Zihao, born in April 1968, is a vice-president of the Company and is primarily responsible for supervising the production operation of Fong’s National Engineering (Guangdong) Company Limited. Mr. Wang graduated from National University of Defense Technology (國防科技大學) majoring in precision mechanics and apparatus manufacturing and obtained his bachelor’s degree in engineering in 1991, he also obtained his EMBA from Tsinghua University (清華大學) in 2006. Since 1991, Mr. Wang had been working for Hi-Tech Heavy Industry Company, Limited (恒天重工股份有限公司) (formerly state-owned Zhengzhou Textile Machinery Factory (鄭州紡織機械廠) which was reformed and established as Zhengzhou Textile Machinery Company Limited (鄭州紡織機械股份有限公司) and subsequently changed its name to the present company name), where he had served different positions, including but not limited to technician of the research institute, engineer, sales director, deputy general manager and chief economist, with extensive experience in business operation, production safety and lean management. Mr. Wang joined the Group on 1 June 2021.
Mr. Stefan Floeth, born in November 1968, is the Managing Director of A. Monforts Textilmaschinen GmbH & Co. KG (“German Monforts”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company since 1 January 2019. Mr. Floeth graduated from Krefeld University of Applied Sciences with a Diploma in Textile Machinery Engineering and has already worked within the Monforts-Monfongs-Group from 1996 to 2009. During the period of 2010 to 2018 he held the position of Managing Director in a German company manufacturing nonwoven machines extending his experiences in the field of technical textiles. Mr. Floeth is responsible for supervising the overall operations of German Monforts including the manufacturing plant in Austria. Mr. Floeth is also a board member of Monforts Fong’s Textile Machinery Co. Limited and a member of the technical supervisory committee of the German Machine Builder’s Guild VDMA (German Engineering Federation).
Mr. Lee Che Keung, born in April 1961, is the company secretary of the Company. Mr. Lee graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic (which was subsequently renamed the Hong Kong Polytechnic University) with a Professional Diploma in Company Secretaryship and Administration and is an associate member of The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries and The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators) in England. Mr. Lee is responsible for the investor relations of the Company and the overall corporate secretarial matters of the Group. Mr. Lee joined the Group in February 1990.