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Li Ning Co Ltd (2331.HK)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ning Li

55 2015 Executive Chairman of the Board, Interim Chief Executive Officer

Wah-Fung Tsang

56 2013 Chief Financial Officer

Yu Ru Hong

52 2016 Vice President

Bin Liao

43 2016 Vice President

Hai Wei Yang

45 2016 Vice President

Ye Feng

38 2016 General Manager - E-commerce Division

Can Yu He

48 2016 General Manager - Apparel R&D and Production Division

Jian Guang Xu

49 2016 General Manager - Footwear R&D and Production Division

Xiang Du Zhang

62 2016 General Manager - Brand Project Management Center

Qilin Li

31 2018 Executive Director

Kar Lei Tai

2013 Company Secretary

Chung Bun Chan

60 2004 Independent Non-Executive Director

Fook Sun Koo

61 2004 Independent Non-Executive Director

Jing Shyh Su

65 2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Ya Fei Wang

62 2004 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Ning Li

Mr. Li Ning is Executive Chairman of the Board, Interim Chief Executive Officer of Li Ning Co Ltd. He is also serves as the Chairman of the Executive Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee of the Company. Mr. Li has been appointed as interim chief executive officer of the Company with effect from 18 March 2015 and the duties of Chief Executive Officer has been performed by Mr. Li and supported by the incumbent senior management of the Company. He is primarily responsible for formulating the Group’s overall corporate strategies and planning. Mr. Li is one of the most outstanding athletes in the 20th century. In the 6th World Cup Gymnastics Competition in 1982, Mr. Li unprecedentedly won six gold medals in men’s artistic gymnastics events and was named the “Prince of Gymnastics” in the PRC. In the 23rd Los Angeles Olympic Games in 1984, Mr. Li won three gold, two silver and one bronze medals, making him the athlete winning the most medals of that Olympic Games. In 1987, Mr. Li became the Asian member of the Athlete’s Commission of the International Olympic Committee. From 1993 to 2000, Mr. Li served as a member of the Men’s Artistic Gymnastics Technical Committee of the Federation Internationale De Gymnastique. He is currently an honorary member of the Federation Internationale De Gymnastique. In 1999, Mr. Li was voted one of the “World’s Most Excellent Athletes in the 20th Century” by the World Sports Correspondent Association. After retiring from his athlete career in 1989, Mr. Li initiated the idea of LI-NING brand with the goal of creating the first national sports goods brand in the PRC. He has dedicated the past over 20 years to the development of the Group’s business, making great contribution to the development of the sporting goods industry in China. Mr. Li also serves as chairman, chief executive officer and executive director of Viva China Holdings Limited. Mr. Li holds a bachelor’s degree in law from School of Law of Peking University.

Wah-Fung Tsang

Mr. Tsang (Terence) Wah-Fung is Chief Financial Officer of Li Ning Company Ltd. He joined the Group in April 2013, and is responsible for finance, internal audit, company secretary and investor relationship. Mr. Tsang has over 26 years of experience in the apparel industry. His previous employment included that for Guess Inc, Ashworth Inc and Levi Strauss Company. Mr. Tsang had held various management roles including as chief financial officer, chief operation officer, Asia president and senior vice president for business unit throughout his career. He is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Tsang holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration from State University of New York.

Yu Ru Hong

Mr. Yu Ru Hong is vice president of the Group, He joined the Group in March 1990, and is responsible for the Company’s product design, planning, listing and marketing as well as the business of badminton, football and international sales. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Hong has 9 years of experience of being a professional badminton athlete. After joining the Group, he has been responsible for the Company’s regional retailing business in Shanghai; setting up the Company’s first division, accessory division; responsible for the strategic collaborations of Beijing Olympics and businesses such as basketball, badminton and international business division.

Bin Liao

Mr. Bin Liao is vice president of the Group, He joined the Group in May 2016, and is responsible for the Group’s human resources, legal affairs and administration. Mr. Liao has over 13 years of experience in the sportswear and apparel industry. Between 2003 and 2012, he worked at the Company. In his career, Mr. Liao held senior human resources management positions in a number of companies. Mr. Liao holds a bachelor degree and a master degree from Renmin University of China.

Hai Wei Yang

Mr. Hai Wei Yang is vice president of the Group, He joined the Group in January 2000, and is responsible for regional sales, channels, retail, product operation and logistics. Mr. Yang has over 23 years of sales working experience. He worked at a well-known retail group and held various positions such as the Company’s channel officer, retail operation officer and regional general manager. Mr. Yang holds a bachelor degree in management engineering from Beijing Wuzi University.

Ye Feng

Mr. Ye Feng is General Manager - E-commerce Division of the company. He was joined the Group in August 2008, and is responsible for the e-commerce of the Group. Mr. Fung has over 11 years of experience in the areas of Internet and e-commerce. He worked at a number of well-known Internet companies. He holds a bachelor’s degree in electronic information engineering from Shanghai Maritime College (now known as Shanghai Maritime University).

Can Yu He

Mr. Can Yu He is General Manager - Apparel R&D and Production Division of the company. He joined the Group in January 2002, and is responsible for businesses such as the R&D, production and procurement of apparel goods. Mr. He has over 24 years of experience in the area of supply chain for sports goods. He worked at internationally renowned sportswear manufacturers. Mr. He graduated from Central South Forestry University with a bachelor’s degree in forestry.

Jian Guang Xu

Mr. Jian Guang Xu is General Manager - Footwear R&D and Production Division of the company. He joined the Group in March 1998, and is responsible for businesses such as the R&D, production and procurement of footwear goods. Mr. Xu has over 24 years of experience in footwear industry. He worked at internationally renowned sportswear manufacturers. Mr. Xu holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Nanchang University and a MBA Degree from Renmin University of China.

Xiang Du Zhang

Mr. Xiang Du Zhang is General Manager - Brand Project Management Center of the company. He joined the Group in November 1991, and is responsible for the PR, media management, market research and medal teams’ sports marketing. Mr. Zhang has over 36 years of experience in the apparel industry and was the deputy manager of Beijing Dahua Shirt Factory Mr. Zhang served as the manager of Li Ning Shirt Company Limited, general manager of Li Ning Apparel Company Limited, deputy general manager of Beijing Li Ning Company Limited, special assistant of chairman and acting chief marketing officer of the Group. Mr. Zhang holds a bachelor’s degree in politics and administration from Beijing Open University and a bachelor’s degree in economic management from Beijing Open University.

Qilin Li

Mr. Li Qilin has been re-designated as an Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Li joined the Group in December 2017, he has considerable experience in financial services industry and was an analyst of Persistent Asset Management Limited during the period from January 2010 to July 2013. Mr. Li serves as an executive director and a member of the executive committee of Viva China Holdings Limited, a company which is listed on the Growth Enterprise Market of Hong Kong Stock Exchange and is a substantial shareholder of the Company.

Kar Lei Tai

Ms. Tai Kar Lei is Company Secretary of Li Ning Company Ltd., since May 13, 2013. She has over 20 years of company secretarial experience and is a fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries.

Chung Bun Chan

Mr. Chan Chung Bun, Bunny is Independent Non-Executive Director of Li Ning Co Ltd. He is a member of the audit committee, the remuneration committee and the nomination committee of the Company. Dr. Chan joined the Group in June 2004, he has more than 31 years of experience in the garment industry and is currently the chairman of Prospectful Holdings Ltd. Dr. Chan has also served as independent non-executive director respectively of Great Harvest Maeta Group Holdings Limited since September 2010 and Speedy Global Holdings Limited since December 2012, both companies are listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Dr. Chan is active in community affairs in Hong Kong, he is currently the chairman of the Kwun Tong District Council of Hong Kong. He has been appointed as vicechairperson of the Community Care Fund Task Force of the Commission on Poverty from 1 December 2012 and as member of the Council for Sustainable Development from 1 March 2015 respectively. Dr. Chan was appointed as Justice of Peace in 2002 and was awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star medal in 2004, Silver Bauhinia Star medal in 2009 and Gold Bauhinia Star medal in 2014 by the Hong Kong Government. In December 2013, Dr. Chan was conferred Doctor of Business Administration, honoris causa, by the Open University of Hong Kong.

Fook Sun Koo

Mr. Koo Fook Sun, Louis, is Independent Non-Executive Director of Li Ning Co Ltd. He is a chairman of the audit committee of the Company. Mr. Koo joined the Group in June 2004. Mr. Koo is the managing director of Hercules Capital Limited, a corporate finance advisory firm. Prior to the founding of Hercules Capital Limited, he was the managing director and the head of corporate finance department of a major international bank, and a director and chief executive officer of a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange. Mr. Koo also serves currently as an independent non-executive director of Midland Holdings Limited, Good Friend International Holdings Inc., Xingda International Holdings Limited and Winfull Group Holdings Limited, all of which are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange. Mr. Koo graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of California at Berkeley in the United States and is a certified public accountant.

Jing Shyh Su

Mr. Su Jing Shyh is Independent Non-Executive Director of Li Ning Company Limited., since 5 July 2012. He is of the nomination committee of the Company. Mr. Su joined the Group in July 2012. Mr. Su has retired from Yum! Brands, Inc. (“Yum!”), a company listed on the New York Stock Exchange, where he was the Chairman and CEO of its China division as well as the vice chairman and an executive director of Yum!. Mr. Su earned his undergraduate degree at the National Taiwan University, a M.Sc. degree of Chemical Engineering at Pennsylvania State University and an MBA at the Wharton School. Before joining Yum!, Mr. Su worked with Procter & Gamble in Germany and Taiwan. Mr. Su started his career with Yum! in 1989 as KFC International’s director of marketing for the North Pacific region. In 1993, he became vice president of North Asia for both KFC and Pizza Hut. Mr. Su was named president of Greater China for Tricon Global Restaurants International upon Pepsi’s spin-off of the restaurant business in 1997. Yum!’s China Division today leads the development of the KFC, Pizza Hut Dine-in Restaurants, Pizza Hut Home Service, East Dawning and Little Sheep brands in mainland China. Mr. Su was a non-executive director of Little Sheep Group Limited from 2 June 2009 to 2 February 2012, which was delisted from the Main Board of the Stock Exchange in February 2012.

Ya Fei Wang

Ms. Wang Ya Fei, Jane is Independent Non-Executive Director of Li Ning Co Ltd. She is a chairperson of the remuneration committee and a member of the audit committee of the Company. Ms. Wang joined the Group in January 2003, she has over 21 years of experience in management and corporate finance matters. Ms. Wang has been appointed as chairperson of Caelum Asset Management Company with effect from September 2011. She served as an independent director of Xueda Education Group, listed on the New York Stock Exchange, from 1996 to 2016, and was the director and deputy general manager of Beijing Investment Consultants Inc. from 1996 to September 2011, and was a professor and dean assistant in Guanghua School of Management of Peking University from 1995 to September 2011. Ms. Wang holds a bachelor’s degree in international politics from Fudan University in Shanghai and was an exchange scholar in Maryland University, College Park in the United States. Ms. Wang also holds a M.B.A. degree from University of Lancaster in the United Kingdom.

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