People: Wharf Holdings Ltd (0004.HK)

0004.HK on Hong Kong Stock

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30 Jan 2015
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kwong Ching Woo

67 2002 Executive Chairman of the Board

Tin Hoi Ng

61 1994 Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board, Managing Director

On Kiu Chow

63 2011 Executive Vice Chairman of the Board, Chairman of Wharf China Development Limited

Yiu Cheung Tsui

69 2008 Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Chung Ying Hui

2013 Group Financial Controller, Company Secretary

Yuk Fong Lee

58 2007 Executive Director

Yen Thean Leng

42 2013 Director

Siu Kee Au

67 2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Kuo Fung Ch'ien

61 2002 Independent Non-Executive Director

Kwan Chen

69 2002 Independent Non-Executive Director

Kang Fang

70 1993 Independent Non-Executive Director

Hans Jebsen

58 2001 Independent Non-Executive Director

Wyman Li

69 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

David Turnbull

59 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Eng Kiong Yeoh

2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Kwong Ching Woo

Mr. Woo Kwong Ching, GBM, GBS, JP, is Executive Chairman of the Board of The Wharf (Holdings) Limited., since 2002. He was first appointed to the Board of the Company in 1978 and served his first term as Chairman from 1986 to 1994. He also serves as a member and the chairman of the Company’s Nomination Committee and as a member of the Company’s Remuneration Committee. He is also a Senior Director (and was Chairman until 2014) of the Company’s ultimate holding company, namely, Wheelock and Company Limited (“Wheelock”), also listed in Hong Kong. He is the convener of Hong Kong CPPCC members. In Hong Kong, he was awarded the Grand Bauhinia Medal in June 2012 and the Gold Bauhinia Star in 1998 by the Hong Kong SAR Government and appointed a Justice of the Peace in 1993. He has been a non-official membe of the Commission on Strategic Development since June 2007. Previously, he served as chairman of Hospital Authority from 1995 to 2000, council chairman of Hong Kong Polytechnic University from 1993 to 1997 and chairman of Hong Kong Trade Development Council from 2000 to 2007. He was chairman of the Hong Kong Environment and Conservation Fund Committee set up in 1994 which he co-funded with the Government. Internationally, he served as a deputy chairman in 1991 to Prince of Wales Business Leaders Forum, and as a member of the International Advisory Council of JPMorgan Chase & Co., National Westminster Bank, Banca Nazionale del Lavoro, Elf Aquitaine and General Electric. Mr Woo received an MBA from Columbia University in New York, U.S.A. in 1972. He has also received Honorary Doctorates from various universities in Australia, Hong Kong and the United States. Under the existing service contract between the Group and Mr Woo, his basic salary and various allowances for the year 2014, exclusive of the amounts which would be borne by Wheelock and/or its wholly-owned subsidiaries and calculated on an annualised basis, would be approximately HK$13.9 million per annum (2013: HK$13.22 million).

Tin Hoi Ng

Mr. Ng Tin Hoi is Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board and Managing Director of The Wharf (Holdings) Limited in 1981. He has been Managing Director of the Company since 1989 and became Deputy Chairman in 1994. He is deputy chairman of Wheelock and chairman of Wheelock Properties (Singapore) Limited (“WPSL”), a fellow subsidiary of the Company publicly-listed in Singapore. He is also chairman and chief executive officer of i-CABLE Communications Limited (“i-CABLE”) and chairman of Harbour Centre Development Limited (“HCDL”), both being publicly-listed subsidiaries of the Company. Furthermore, Mr Ng is chairman of Modern Terminals Limited (“Modern Terminals”) (a subsidiary of the Company), chairman and chief executive officer of Wharf T&T Limited (a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company), and a director of certain other subsidiaries of the Company. Mr Ng is also chairman of Joyce Boutique Holdings Limited (“Joyce”) and a non-executive director of Greentown China Holdings Limited (“Greentown”) (an associated company of the Company), both being publicly-listed companies in Hong Kong. Mr Ng attended Ripon College in Ripon, Wisconsin, U.S.A. and the University of Bonn, Germany, from 1971 to 1975, and graduated with a major in mathematics. He is a vice chairman of Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce and a council member of Employers’ Federation of Hong Kong. Under the existing service contract between the Group and Mr Ng, his basic salary and various allowances for the year 2014, calculated on an annualised basis, would be approximately HK$6.33 million per annum (2013: HK$6.03 million).

On Kiu Chow

Mr. Andrew On Kiu Chow has been Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of The Wharf (Holdings) Limited since July 1, 2011. He is also the Chairman of Wharf China Development Limited (“WCDL”) (a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company), and a director of certain other subsidiaries of the Company. Mr. Chow joined the Group in 2006. He has experience in the banking, finance, trading, investment as well as property sectors in Mainland China. He is responsible for overseeing all of the Group’s property development and related businesses in Mainland China. Mr Chow is also an independent non-executive director (“INED”) of Hong Kong Economic Times Holdings Limited, a company publicly-listed in Hong Kong. He formerly held senior executive positions in Tian An China Investment Limited and Next Media Limited before he joined the Group. Mr Chow is a graduate of The University of Hong Kong where he obtained his bachelor’s degree in Social Science.

Yiu Cheung Tsui

Mr. Paul Yiu Cheung Tsui, CPA, is Group Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of The Wharf (Holdings) Limited. and Wheelock. He joined Wheelock/Wharf group in 1996 and became Wheelock’s director in 1998. He is also a director of HCDL and i-CABLE, as well as the vice chairman and finance director of both WCDL and WCEL, and a director of certain other subsidiaries of the Company. Furthermore, Mr. Tsui is a director of WPSL and the vice chairman of WPL. He is also a director of Joyce and a non-executive director of Greentown.

Chung Ying Hui

Mr. Kevin Chung Ying Hui, CPA, is Group Financial Controller and Company Secretary of The Wharf (Holdings) Limited. He was appointed as Company Secretary on July 1, 2013. He has been a professional accountant since 1986. He is presently a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and an associate of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He joined Wheelock and Company Limited (which is the ultimate holding company of the Company) group in 1986, and has been in continuous employment of the Wheelock/Wharf Group since then. He is a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company.

Yuk Fong Lee

Ms. Doreen Yuk Fong Lee has been Executive Director of The Wharf (Holdings) Limited., since March 1, 2007. Ms. Lee joined the Company in 1984. She has been a Director of the Company since March 1, 2003. She is the senior managing director of Harbour City Estates Limited (“HCEL”), Times Square Limited (“TSL”) and Plaza Hollywood Limited, the vice chairman and senior managing director of Wharf China Estates Limited (“WCEL”) and Wharf Estates Limited (“WEL”) (all these five companies being wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Company), as well as a director of certain other subsidiaries of the Company. She was formerly a director of HCDL from 1 July 2010 to 30 June 2012. Ms. Lee is responsible for overseeing the investment properties of the Company in Hong Kong and Mainland China, namely, Harbour City and Times Square in Hong Kong, its Times Square in Shanghai, Chongqing, Wuhan and Dalian, respectively, and also the its International Financial Square developments in Chengdu, Chongqing and Changsha, respectively. Ms. Lee is also a director of Joyce. She is a graduate of The University of Hong Kong where she obtained her bachelor’s degree in Arts (Hon).

Yen Thean Leng

Ms. Yen Thean Leng, BSc (Hons), MRICS, MHKIS, RPS, has been a Director of The Wharf (Holdings) Limited., since 11 April 2013. She joined the Company in 2004. She is an executive director of HCEL, Plaza Hollywood Limited, TSL and WEL, all being wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Company. She was formerly a director of HCDL, from 1 July 2012 to 10 April 2013. Ms Leng has experience in the real estate industry and is responsible, inter alia, for managing the Company's core investment properties in Hong Kong, namely, Harbour City, Times Square and Plaza Hollywood. Ms. Leng is a chartered surveyor and holds a Bachelor Degree in Land Management with first class honors.

Siu Kee Au

Mr. Siu Kee (Alexander) Au, OBE, ACA, FCCA, FCPA, AAIA, FCIB, FHKIB, has been Independent Non-Executive Director of The Wharf (Holdings) Limited., since October 22, 2012. Mr. Au is a banker by profession. He was the chief executive officer of Hang Seng Bank Limited from October 1993 to March 1998 and of Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited in Singapore from September 1998 to April 2002. Currently, he is the chairman and non-executive director of Henderson Sunlight Asset Management Limited, being the manager of the publicly-listed Sunlight Real Estate Investment Trust. He is also a non-executive director of three other companies publicly-listed in Hong Kong, namely, Henderson Land Development Company Limited, Hong Kong Ferry (Holdings) Company Limited and Miramar Hotel and Investment Company, Limited. Mr. Au was formerly an Independent Non-Executive Director of publicly-listed Wheelock and Company Limited, which is the Company’s holding company, during the period from 5 September 2002 to 21 October 2012. He is also a member of the Court of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. An accountant by training, Mr. Au is a Chartered Accountant as well as a fellow of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Kuo Fung Ch'ien

Dr. Raymond Kuo Fung Ch'ien, Ph.D., GBS, CBE, JP, has been Independent Non-Executive Director of The Wharf (Holdings) Limited., since July 24, 2002. Dr Ch’ien has been an INED of the Company since 2002. He is the chairman of MTR Corporation Limited and Hang Seng Bank Limited as well as an INED of China Resources Power Holdings Company Limited, all being companies publicly-listed in Hong Kong. He is also a non-executive director of UGL Limited, which is publicly-listed in Australia. Dr Ch’ien also serves on the boards of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited; and Swiss Re Ltd which is listed in Switzerland. Dr Ch’ien was formerly the chairman and a director of Sino Splendid Holdings Limited (formerly known as China.com Inc.) (listed on Growth Enterprise Market) and a former INED of Convenience Retail Asia Limited until he resigned with effect from 1 April 2014. In public service, Dr Ch’ien has been appointed a member of the Economic Development Commission of the HKSAR Government, a member of the Committee on Real Estate Investment Trusts of the Securities and Futures Commission and a member of the Standing Committee of the Tianjin Municipal Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. Dr Ch’ien is an honorary president and past chairman of the Federation of Hong Kong Industries. From 1992 to 1997, Dr Ch’ien was a member of the Executive Council of Hong Kong, then under British administration. He was appointed a member of the Executive Council of the Hong Kong SAR on 1 July 1997 and served until June 2002. Dr Ch’ien received a doctoral degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1978 and became a Trustee of the University in 2006. He was appointed a Justice of the Peace in 1993 and a Commander in the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in 1994. In 1999, he was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star Medal by the Hong Kong SAR Government. In 2008, he was conferred the honour of Chevalier de l’Ordre du Merite Agricole of France.

Kwan Chen

Prof. Dr. Kwan Yiu (Edward) Chen, Ph.D., GBS, CBE, JP, has been Independent Non-Executive Director of The Wharf (Holdings) Limited., since July 24, 2002. He was the president of Lingnan University in Hong Kong from September 1995 to August 2007. He is an honorary professor of the Open University of Hong Kong and a fellow of the Centre of Asian Studies at The University of Hong Kong. He was a member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong from 1991 to 1992, and a member of the Executive Council of Hong Kong from 1992 to 1997. He was also a member of the Hong Kong SAR Basic Law Consultative Committee from 1985 to 1990. He is a director of two companies publicly-listed in Hong Kong, namely, Asia Satellite Telecommunications Holdings Limited and First Pacific Company Limited. Professor Chen was educated at The University of Hong Kong (Bachelor of Arts and Master of Social Science) and Oxford University (Doctor of Philosophy). He was appointed a Justice of the Peace in 1993 and awarded a CBE in 1995. In 2003, he was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star Medal by the Hong Kong SAR Government.

Kang Fang

The Honorable. Vincent Kang Fang, SBS, JP, has been Independent Non-Executive Director of The Wharf (Holdings) Limited., since 1993. He also serves as a member and chairman of the Company’s Audit Committee. He is the chief executive officer of Toppy Company (Hong Kong) Limited and managing director of Fantastic Garments Limited. Mr. Fang currently serves as a member of Legislative Council representing Wholesale and Retail in Functional Constituency. He is the chairman of Hospital Governing Committee of Princess Margaret Hospital and Kwai Chung Hospital and the advisor of the Quality Tourism Services Association. He is an honorary president & international advisor of Hong Kong Retail Management Association and a director of The Federation of Hong Kong Garment Manufacturers. Mr. Fang formerly served as a member of the Hospital Authority, Hong Kong Tourism Board, the Operations Review Committee of the Independent Commission Against Corruption and the Airport Authority. Mr. Fang is a graduate of North Carolina State University where he obtained both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Science of Textiles Engineering. Mr. Fang was awarded the Silver Bauhinia Star by the Hong Kong SAR Government in 2008. He is also a Justice of the Peace.

Hans Jebsen

Mr. Hans Michael Jebsen, BBS, has been Independent Non-Executive Director of The Wharf (Holdings) Limited., since 2001. He also serves as a member of the Company’s Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee. He is the chairman of Jebsen and Company Limited and also a non-executive director of publicly-listed Hysan Development Company Limited as well as the vice chairman and a Board Member of Danfoss A/S, Denmark. He currently holds a number of public offices, namely, a trustee of the World Wide Fund for Nature Hong Kong, the vice chairman and a board member of the Asian Cultural Council Board of Trustees, affiliate of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, New York; an honorary fellow, a council member, a member of the Corporate Advisory Board of the School of Business and Management and the chairman of the Institutional Advancement and Outreach Committee of the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, as well as a member of the Advisory Council for the Environment, Hong Kong European Union Business Co-operation Committee of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, Advisory Council as well as Board of Trustees of Asia Society Hong Kong Center and Advisory Board of the Hong Kong Red Cross. After schooling in Germany and Denmark, he received a two-year banking education in Germany and the UK and studied Business Administration at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland from 1978 to 1981. Mr. Jebsen was awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star by the Hong Kong SAR Government in 2001, made a Knight of the Dannebrog by receiving the Silver Cross of the Order of Dannebrog by H. M. The Queen of Denmark in 2006, was awarded the Merit Cross of the Order of the Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany in 2008 and received the title “Hofjaegermester” by H. M. The Queen of Denmark in January 2011.

Wyman Li

Mr. Wyman Li is Independent Non-Executive Director of The Wharf (Holdings) Limited., since September 2, 2013. He is currently a member of the board of directors and the Manager (Administration) of Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital, Limited. Mr. Li is the President of Hong Kong Gun Club, the Chairman of Clearwater Bay Golf & Country Club and the Chairman of Hong Kong Shooting Association. He formerly served as a member of corruption prevention advisory committee of the Independent Commission Against Corruption. Mr. Li is a graduate of Pepperdine University where he obtained his master's degree in Business Administration.

David Turnbull

Mr. David Muir Turnbull is Non-Executive Independent Director of The Wharf (Holdings) Limited., since 18 November 2013. Mr Turnbull graduated from Cambridge University in 1976 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and subsequently earned a Master of Arts degree. He joined the Swire Group upon graduation and held various senior management positions with international responsibilities covering aviation, shipping and property during his 30 years’ service thereof. He was appointed as a director of Cathay Pacific Airways Limited in 1994 and took up the positions of deputy managing director in 1994, managing director in 1996 and deputy chairman and chief executive in 1998 before his appointment as the chairman in 2005. He is also the former chairman of Swire Pacific Limited from January 2005 to January 2006, and of Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited from March 1995 to August 2006. Mr Turnbull is currently the executive chairman of Pacific Basin Shipping Limited and an INED of Sands China Ltd., both being companies publicly-listed in Hong Kong. Mr Turnbull also serves as non-executive director of Green Dragon Gas Limited and Greka Drilling Limited, both being companies publicly-listed on Alternative Investment Market, a sub-market of the London Stock Exchange.

Eng Kiong Yeoh

Professor Yeoh Eng Kiong has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of The Wharf (Holdings) Limited., with effect from 1 July 2014. He is Professor of Public Health, Director at the Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and also Head of Division of Health System, Policy and Management at the Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care. He is involved in collaborative work with research networks in studies on health systems and in training for public policy, as Chairman of the World Bank Institute / Asia Network for Capacity Building in Health Systems Strengthening. Professor Yeoh is a member to the International Advisory Board of the National University of Singapore Initiative to improve health in Asia, which seeks to contribute to thinking and policy formulation in public health & health systems development in Asia.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Kwong Ching Woo

39,444,000

Tin Hoi Ng

26,148,000

On Kiu Chow

25,181,000

Yiu Cheung Tsui

12,222,000

Chung Ying Hui

--

Yuk Fong Lee

15,868,000

Yen Thean Leng

--

Siu Kee Au

--

Kuo Fung Ch'ien

--

Kwan Chen

--

Kang Fang

--

Hans Jebsen

--

Wyman Li

--

David Turnbull

--

Eng Kiong Yeoh

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013
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