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Board of Directors

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

Mr. YAN Jianguo
Chairman

Aged 52, graduated from Chongqing Institute of Architectural and Engineering (now known as Chongqing University) majoring in Industrial and Civil Construction in 1989, and obtained an MBA degree from Guanghua School of Management in Peking University in 2000 and a PhD degree in Marketing from Wuhan University in 2017. Mr. Yan joined China State Construction Engineering Corporation (“CSCEC”) in 1989 and had been seconded to China Overseas Land & Investment Limited (“COLI”) twice. During the year 1990 to 1992, he had been working for the Shenzhen branch of China Overseas Property Group and had held a number of positions, including site engineer and department head. He was assigned to COLI again from 2001 to 2011 and had been assistant general manager of Guangzhou branch, deputy general manager of Shanghai branch, general manager of Suzhou branch, general manager of Shanghai branch, vice managing director of China Overseas Property Group and president of Northern China region. Mr. Yan had worked in CSCEC from 2011 to June 2014 and had been director of the general office, general manager of information management department, chief information officer and assistant general manager. Mr. Yan joined Longfor Properties Co. Ltd. (listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Stock Code: 960) in June 2014 and resigned on 5 December 2016. During the period, he had held a number of positions including executive director and the senior vice president. Mr. Yan then rejoined COLI and was appointed as executive director and chief executive officer on 7 December 2016 and effective from 1 January 2017. Mr. Yan has about 29 years’ experience in construction business, real estate investment and management.

In addition to acting as the executive director and chief executive officer of COLI, Mr. Yan is also currently the vice chairman and president of China Overseas Holdings Limited (“COHL”) and a director of certain subsidiaries of COHL and COLI. Mr. Yan has been appointed as the chairman of COLI and the chairman and non-executive director of China Overseas Property Holdings Limited effective from 13 June 2017 and the chairman and non-executive director of China State Construction International Holdings Limited effective from 22 March 2019. COHL and COLI are the substantial shareholders of the Company within the meaning of the SFO. Mr. Yan has been appointed as the Chairman and Non-executive Director and a member of the Nomination Committee of the Company with effect from 13 June 2017.

Mr. YUNG Kwok Kee, Billy
Vice Chairman

Aged 65, received a Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Washington and a Master degree in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University. Mr. Yung has over 30 years of experience in managing manufacturing, retailing, transportation, semi-conductor, computer hardware and software business in US, Hong Kong and China. He has also over 30 years of experience in real-estate investment and development in USA, Canada, Holland, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau and China. Mr. Yung resigned as the Group Chairman and Chief Executive of the Company with effect from 10 February 2010 and has been re-designated from Chairman of the Board and Executive Director to Vice Chairman of the Board and Non-executive Director of the Company with effect from 27 February 2010. He is now the Vice Chairman, Non-executive Director and member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company. Mr. Yung is currently the permanent honorary president of Friends of Hong Kong Association Ltd., the honorary president of Shun Tak Fraternal Association, a member of Senior Police Call Central Advisory Board and was awarded the honorary citizen of the City of Guangzhou and the honorary citizen of the City of Foshan.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

Mr. ZHANG Guiqing
Chief Executive Officer

Aged 46, holds a bachelor degree from the Shenyang Jianzhu University and a master degree from the Harbin Institute of Technology. He joined a subsidiary of COHL as engineer in 1995 and since then, he worked in various business units within COHL and COLI, such as, development management department, marketing and planning department, general manager of Suzhou, Shenzhen and Northern District regional companies. He has 23 years’ experience in property development and corporate management. Mr. Zhang has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of the Company with effect from December 2014. He has also been appointed as a member of the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee of the Company with effect from 17 March 2016 and ceased to be a member of the Nomination Committee from 13 June 2017.

Mr. WANG Man Kwan, Paul
Chief Financial Officer

Aged 62, graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic (now known as The Hong Kong Polytechnic University). Mr. Wang is a fellow member of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is also an associate member of Certified General Accountants of Canada, The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries. Mr. Wang joined COLI as general manager, Finance & Treasury Department in December 2004. Between February 2005 and August 2009, he was appointed as executive director and deputy financial controller and qualified accountant of COLI. Prior to joining COLI, Mr. Wang was director and chief financial officer of Guangdong Investment Limited. Mr. Wang has extensive experience in corporate restructuring and corporate financial services. His previous experience includes working in the Hong Kong Inland Revenue Department, Jardine Matheson (Company Secretary’s Department and JMS Finance), Deloitte (Hong Kong and Toronto offices) and as a director and chief operating officer of a South East Asian Group in charge of operations in China, Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, Dubai and Germany. Mr. Wang was appointed an Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of the Company in July 2011.

Mr. YANG Lin
Vice President

Aged 45, graduated from the Peking University with a Master of Business Administration. He joined a subsidiary of COHL in 1995 and since 2006, he served in different positions, such as, the deputy general manager and general manager of the marketing and planning department of China Overseas Property Group Co., Ltd. and the general manager of China Overseas Xingye (Xi’an) Limited*. Mr. Yang has been appointed as Assistant President of the Company since March 2015 and has 23 years’ experience in property development business. He was appointed an Executive Director and Vice President of the Company with effect from 21 March 2017.

INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

Dr. CHUNG Shui Ming, Timpson
GBS, JP

Aged 67, holds a bachelor of science degree from the University of Hong Kong, a master’s degree of business administration from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a Doctor of Social Sciences honoris causa from the City University of Hong Kong. He is a fellow member of The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Dr. Chung is currently a member of the National Committee of the 13th Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. Besides, Dr. Chung is an independent non-executive director of China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited, Glorious Sun Enterprises Limited, Miramar Hotel and Investment Company, Limited, China Everbright Limited, China Construction Bank Corporation, Jinmao Hotel and Jinmao (China) Hotel Investments and Management Limited, China Railway Group Limited and Orient Overseas (International) Limited (all listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange). From 8 January 2018, Dr. Chung ceased to be an independent director of China State Construction Engineering Corporation Limited (listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange and is the substantial shareholder of the Company within the meaning of the SFO). From October 2004 to November 2008, Dr. Chung served as an independent non-executive director of China Netcom Group Corporation (Hong Kong) Limited. Formerly, Dr. Chung was an independent director of China Everbright Bank Company Limited, an independent non-executive director of Henderson Land Development Company Limited and Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited, a director of Hantec Investment Holdings Limited, the chairman of China Business of Jardine Fleming Holdings Limited, the deputy chief executive officer of BOC International Limited, the independent non-executive director of Tai Shing International (Holdings) Limited, and the chairman of the Council of the City University of Hong Kong. He was also the chairman of the Hong Kong Housing Society, a member of the Executive Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the vice chairman of the Land Fund Advisory Committee of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government, a member of the Managing Board of the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation, a member of the Hong Kong Housing Authority, a member of the Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee and a vice-chairman, director and deputy general manager of Nanyang Commercial Bank Limited and the chief executive officer of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government Land Fund Trust. In addition, Dr. Chung has been appointed as Pro- Chancellor of the City University of Hong Kong with effect from August 2016. Since May 2010, Dr. Chung has been appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company, the Chairman of the Audit Committee, and members of both the Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee of the Company.

Mr. LAM Kin Fung, Jeffrey
GBS, JP

Aged 67, holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Tufts University in USA. He has over 30 years of experience in the toy industry and is currently the managing director of Forward Winsome Industries Limited which is engaged in toy manufacturing. He is also a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. Mr. Lam also holds a number of other public and community service positions including non-official member of the Executive Council, member of the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, general committee member of Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, chairman of Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) Complaints Committee and a director of Heifer International — Hong Kong and Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Limited (HKMC). In addition, he is an independent non-executive director of CC Land Holdings Limited, Wynn Macau, Limited, Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited, CWT International Limited (formerly known as HNA Holding Group Co. Limited), i-CABLE Communications Limited and Wing Tai Properties Limited. Formerly, Mr. Lam was an independent non-executive director of Hsin Chong Group Holdings Limited and Bracell Limited. Since May 2010, Mr. Lam has been appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company, and he is currently the members of the Audit Committee and Nomination Committee and the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of the Company.

Mr. LO Yiu Ching, Dantes
GBS, JP

Aged 73, graduated in London in 1970 and further obtained his Master of Science degree in civil engineering from the University of Hong Kong in 1980. He is a fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers; a fellow of the Institution of Structural Engineers; a fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers and a member of the China Civil Engineering Society.

Mr. Lo had been engaged both in Hong Kong and overseas in the administration, planning, design and supervision of major capital works projects in civil and structural engineering, including multi-storey buildings, slope works, construction of roads and bridges, reclamations and port works and new town development. In 1970, Mr. Lo started his career with Ove Arup & Partners in London as a project engineer. He joined the Hong Kong Government in 1974 as an engineer and was promoted to director of Civil Engineering Department in 1999 and then director of Highways Department in 2000. In 2002, Mr. Lo was appointed the permanent secretary for the Environment, Transport and Works (Works). He retired from the civil service in 2006. Before his retirement, Mr. Lo was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star (GBS) in recognition of his loyal and distinguished service to the Government and the Hong Kong Community. In particular, he had made valuable contribution in steering forward major public works projects and in promoting quality improvements in the construction industry.

Mr. Lo is a Justice of the Peace. Mr. Lo had been a part-time senior consultant to the Hospital Authority on capital planning and an advisor to CEO of The Airport Authority Hong Kong. He has been appointed as a distinguished adjunct professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Hong Kong since 2003. Since May 2010, Mr. Lo has been appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company, members of the Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee of the Company. He has also been appointed as the Chairman of the Nomination Committee of the Company with effect from 17 March 2016. In addition, Mr. Lo has been appointed as an independent non-executive director of Build King Holdings Limited with effect from 30 November 2018.