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Hifood Group Holdings Co., Limited > About Hifood > Senior Management > Board of Directors
Hifood’s management team comprises members focusing on various areas ranging from sales and marketing management, financial management, product development design and craftsmanship as well as production management. The experience and network of the management are fundamental to the Company in building a solid foundation for business development going forward.
 
Dr. So Shu Fai
Chairman and Executive Director

Dr. So, aged 70, is currently the vice-chairman, an executive director and chief executive officer of SJM Holdings Limited (a company principally engaged in casino gaming operations and gaming-related activities and provision of hotel, catering retail and related services in Macau; and listed on the Stock Exchange with stock code 880) and the executive director of China Merchants Land Limited (a company principally engaged in development, sale, lease, investment of properties; assets management; and investment holding; and listed on the Stock Exchange with stock code 978). He is also the chairman of the board of directors of MACAUPORT — Sociedade de Administração de Portos, S.A. Dr. So graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from The University of Hong Kong in 1973, and received a doctoral degree in Management Studies from The International Management Centre as validated by Southern Cross University, Australia in 2001. He is currently a Chartered Secretary and a Chartered Governance Professional and a fellow member of The Hong Kong Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries) and The Chartered Governance Institute in the United Kingdom. Dr. So is also a fellow member of The Hong Kong Institute of Directors.


Mr. Tom Xie
Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

Mr. Xie, aged 72, obtained a Master of Science degree and a Master’s Graduation Certificate in Gemology, both from China University of Geosciences (Beijing). He was an independent non-executive director of U-Right International Holdings Limited (now known as Fullsun International Holdings Group Co., Limited, a company listed on the Stock Exchange with stock code 627) from August 2013 to December 2017, and a non-executive director of China Investment Development Limited (a company listed on the Stock Exchange with stock code 204) from September 2019 to September 2020. Mr. Xie is currently an independent non-executive director of Yuan Heng Gas Holdings Limited (a company listed on the Stock Exchange with stock code 332) since January 2010. Mr. Xie is responsible for making major operation decisions for the Group and supervising business administration of the Group.


 
Mr. Chan Wai Dune
Non-executive Director

Mr. Chan, aged 69, is currently the chairman and chief executive officer of Crowe (HK) CPA Limited. He has over 40 years of experience in the finance sector, particularly in the areas of auditing and taxation. Mr. Chan is a certified public accountant and is a fellow member of each of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (the ‘‘HKICPA’’) and the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong. He is also an associate chartered accountant of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Mr. Chan is currently serving various public positions such as the executive vice chairman of the GMC Hong Kong Members Association Ltd. and a member and a standing committee member of CPPCC of the Guangzhou Municipal Committee. He was a member of the Selection Committee for the establishment of the First Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Mr. Chan is currently an independent non-executive director of Wai Chun Group Holdings Limited (a company principally engaged in (i) general trading; (ii) network and system integration by the production of software and provision of solutions and related services; and (iii) investment holdings; and listed on the Stock Exchange with stock code 1013) and Tianjin Tianbao Energy Co., Ltd. (a power operator in Tianjin engaging in co-generation of steam, electricity, heating and cooling listed on the Stock Exchange with stock code 1671).

 

 
Mr. Chung Wai Man
Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Chung Wai Man, aged 63, holds a Diploma in Business Management from the Hong Kong Management Association and a Certificate of Bank of China Banking Course. He has over 24 years of experience in finance and business consulting. Mr. Chung started working in The Kwangtung Provincial Bank in 1976, and his last position before leaving the bank in 1996 was a manager in charge of the Tai Po sub-branch. After his departure from The Kwangtung Provincial Bank, Mr. Chung established Raymond Chung Company in 1996, a finance and business consulting firm for corporations in Hong Kong. In 2004, he set up another consulting firm, Excel Linker Capital (Asia) Limited, to provide similar consultancy services. Due to duplicity of the business nature, Raymond Chung Company was closed in September 2006. In 2009, Mr. Chung applied to deregister Excel Linker Capital (Asia) Limited as he decided to quit the consultancy services market. Mr. Chung acted as an independent non-executive director of United Gene High-Tech Group Limited (currently known as Innovative Pharmaceutical Biotech Limited) (stock code: 399) from March 2007 to May 2009, Fu Ji Food and Catering Services Holdings Limited (currently known as Fresh Express Delivery Holdings Group Co., Limited) (stock code: 1175) from June 2011 to July 2013, China Kingstone Mining Holdings Limited (stock code: 1380) from February 2013 to July 2015, Fuguiniao Co., Ltd. (stock code: 1819, the shares of which were delisted on 26 August 2019) from September 2017 to May 2018, China Taifeng Beddings Holdings Limited (stock code: 873, the shares of which were delisted on 21 February 2019) from November 2018 to February 2019 and Centron Telecom International Holding Ltd. (stock code: 1155, the shares of which were delisted on 1 December 2020) from April 2018 to February 2020. He acted as an independent non-executive director from January 2009 to August 2013 and a non-executive director from August 2013 to September 2014 of U-RIGHT International Holdings Limited (currently known as Fullsun International Holdings Group Co., Limited) (stock code: 627). Mr. Chung has been an independent non-executive director of China Huishan Dairy Holdings Company (stock code: 6863, the shares of which were delisted on 23 December 2019) since June 2017, and a non-executive director of Freeman Fintech Corporation Limited (stock code: 279) since December 2020.

 

 
Mr. Yau Pak Yue
Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Yau Pak Yue, aged 52, obtained his Bachelor of Commerce (majoring in Accountancy) from the University of Wollongong in Australia. He was the chief knowledge officer of Guangzhou Chengfa Capital Company Limited, a state-owned fund management company, from May 2015 to January 2017. Prior to that, he was the chief executive officer of Taiyang International Cold Chain (Group) Limited from March 2014 to July 2014, and a partner at one of the big four international accounting firms from 2005 to 2012. He has over 25 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions transaction supports and financial due diligence. Mr. Yau is currently the director of Ewin Advisory Company Limited. Mr. Yau is also a certified public accountant in Hong Kong and a certified practicing accountant in Australia. Mr. Yau currently serves as an executive director of Freeman FinTech Corporation Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Stock Exchange”) (stock code: 279), a non-executive director of Daisho Microline Holdings Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 567) and an independent non-executive director of Fullsun International Holdings Group Co., Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 627). Mr. Yau was an independent non-executive director of KEE Holdings Company Limited (currently renamed as China Apex Group Limited), a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 2011) from July 2017 to November 2019 and Ascent International Holdings Limited (currently renamed as China International Development Corporation Limited), a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 264) from September 2017 to August 2018.

 

Mr. Ning Rui
Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Ning Rui, aged 45, graduated from Sun Yat-Sen University. He worked in audit department of Pricewaterhouse Coopers and financial advisory department of Deloitte after which he worked as an investment director in a private equity fund. Mr. Ning is a member of the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants (CICPA). Mr. Ning has over 15 years’ experience in investment and financial advisory. He has extensive experience in deal structuring, valuation, due diligence and post-transaction management etc. relating to investment projects. He is good at providing solution to turn around under-performing business and enhance business value. He is familiar with business environment of Mainland China and has unique insights in opportunities and challenges which a PRC business could be facing. Mr. Ning is familiar with the capital market in China and Hong Kong. He handled many cases involving restructuring, RTO, re-listing of companies listed on China or Hong Kong market. Selective cases include Nanjing Tanker Corporation (600087.SH), Southwest Pharmaceutics (600666.SH) and Integrated Waste Solutions Group Holdings Limited (00923.HK) (formerly known as Fook Woo Group). He has solid experience in pharmaceutics, bio-tech, real estate as well as entertainment.

 

 
 
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