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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kwok Po Li

76 1997 Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive

Hon-shing Tong

56 2009 Deputy Chief Executive, Chief Operating Officer

Kai-cheong Li

55 2009 Deputy Chief Executive, Chief Investment Officer

Kwok-cheung Li

70 Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board

Chi-Yun Wong

65 Independent Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board

Man Bun Li

41 2014 Deputy Chief Executive - China and International Business, Executive Director

Man-kiu Li

42 2014 Deputy Chief Executive - Hong Kong Business, Executive Director

Chun-tak Law

2010 Company Secretary

Isidro Faine Casas

74 2009 Non-Executive Director

Ka-kit Lee

52 2013 Non-Executive Director

Kwok Sing Li

66 1995 Non-Executive Director

Kwok-sze Li

56 2006 Non-Executive Director

Masayuki Oku

72 2015 Non-Executive Director

Lai Tai Fan Hsu

70 2016 Independent Non-executive Director

Khoon-ean Kuok

60 2008 Independent Non-Executive Director

Kwok-wing Li

61 2016 Independent Non-Executive Director

Tzar-kai Li

49 2015 Independent Non-Executive Director

Yau-lai Lo

74 2000 Independent Non-Executive Director

Win-kong Ng

37 2015 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Kwok Po Li

The Hon. Dr. Sir Li Kwok Po, OBE., CPA., LL.D., serves as Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive of The Bank Of East Asia Ltd. He joined the Bank in 1969. He was appointed a Director in 1977, Chief Executive in 1981, Deputy Chairman in 1995 and Chairman in 1997. Sir David is the Chairman or a Director of various members of the Bank Group, and he is also the Chairman or a Member of various committees appointed by the Board. Sir David is a Member of the Banking Advisory Committee and a Member of the Council of the Treasury Markets Association. Sir David is the Pro-Chancellor of the University of Hong Kong, an Advisory Committee Member of the Chinese University of Hong Kong S.H. Ho College, an Honorary Fellow of the School of Accountancy, Central University of Finance and Economics and a Companion of the Chartered Management Institute. He was a Member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong from 1985 to 2012. Sir David is the Chairman of The Chinese Banks’ Association, Limited. He is the Honorary Chairman of The Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies. Sir David is Vice President of the Council of the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers, Chairman of the Saint Joseph’s College Foundation Limited, a Member of the Advisory Board of the Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge and a Member of the International Advisory Council of the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust and Cambridge Overseas Trust. He is also an Emeritus Trustee of the Cambridge Foundation and a Trustee Emeritus of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. Sir David is Chairman of the Advisory Board of The Salvation Army, Hong Kong and Macau Command, Chairman of the Executive Committee of St. James’ Settlement and he also serves on the Hong Kong Red Cross Advisory Board.

Hon-shing Tong

Mr. Tong Hon-shing serves as Deputy Chief Executive, Chief Operating Officer of The Bank of East Asia Limited. He joined the Bank in 1975. He was promoted to Assistant General Manager in 1995 and to General Manager in 2000. He was General Manager & Head of Personal Banking Division from 2001 to March 2009. He was further promoted to Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer in April 2009. Mr. Tong is primarily responsible for strategic planning and control, operations support, compliance, human resources, and corporate communications of the Bank. He is also a Director of various members of the Bank Group and a Member of various committees appointed by the Board. Mr. Tong is a Fellow of The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries and The Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators as well as an Associate of The Hong Kong Institute of Bankers and The Chartered Institute of Bankers. He holds a BSc from the University of Manchester.

Kai-cheong Li

Mr. Li Kai-cheong, CPA serves as Deputy Chief Executive, Chief Investment Officer of The Bank Of East Asia Ltd. He joined the Bank in 1987 as Chief Internal Auditor. He was promoted to Deputy Chief Executive & Chief Investment Officer in April 2009. Mr. Li is primarily responsible for the Bank’s investment activities and treasury & broking operations including treasury markets. He is also a Director of various members of the Bank Group and a Member of various committees appointed by the Board. Mr. Li is a Fellow of The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries, the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators, and The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. In addition, he is an Associate of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a Member of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute and a Member of the Listing Committee of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. Mr. Samson Li received his Professional Diploma in Accountancy from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Kwok-cheung Li

Prof. Li Kwok-cheung serves as Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board of The Bank Of East Asia Ltd. Professor Li is a Member of the Executive Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (he was also a Member during 2002 to June 2007). He is also a Member of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. Professor Li is an Independent Non-executive Director of Shangri-La Asia Limited and Nature Home Holding Company Limited (formerly known as Nature Flooring Holding Company Limited) and a Director of CaixaBank, S.A. (listed in Spain). He was an Independent Non-executive Director of The Wharf (Holdings) Limited, a Non- Independent Non-executive Director of AFFIN Holdings Berhad (listed in Malaysia) and a Non-executive Director of BioDiem Ltd. (delisted from Australian Securities Exchange in November 2013). Professor Li was the Secretary for Education and Manpower of the Government of HKSAR (2002-June 2007). Before these appointments, he was the Vice Chancellor of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (1996-2002) and was the Chairman of Department of Surgery and the Dean of Faculty of Medicine of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Professor Li had held many important positions in various social service organisations, medical associations, and educational bodies, including the Education Commission, Committee on Science and Technology, the Hospital Authority, the Hong Kong Medical Council, the University Grants Committee, the College of Surgeons of Hong Kong, and the United Christian Medical Services Board. He was a Member of the Board of Directors of the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation and the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute, and Vice President of the Association of University Presidents of China. He was a Hong Kong Affairs Adviser to China.

Chi-Yun Wong

Dr. Wong Chi-yun, MBE, serves as Independent Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board of The Bank Of East Asia Ltd. He is the Chairman and Group Chief Executive Officer of VTech Holdings Limited. Dr. Wong is an Independent Non-executive Director of China-Hongkong Photo Products Holdings Ltd. and Li & Fung Ltd. Dr. Wong holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Hong Kong, a Master of Science degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Wisconsin and an honorary degree of Doctor of Technology from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Man Bun Li

Mr. Li Man-bun serves as Deputy Chief Executive - China and International Business, Executive Director of The Bank of East Asia Limited. He joined the Bank Group in 2002. He was General Manager & Head of Wealth Management Division of the Bank from July 2004 to March 2009. In April 2009, he was appointed Deputy Chief Executive, primarily responsible for the Bank’s China and international businesses, and assisting the Chief Executive in the overall management and control of the Bank Group. He serves as a Director of several members of the Bank Group, and sits on various board committees of the Bank and its Group members. Mr. Li is currently an Independent Non-executive Director of Towngas China Company Limited, Hopewell Highway Infrastructure Limited and China Overseas Land & Investment Limited. Mr. Li currently holds a number of public and honorary positions, including being a Member of the Twelfth National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, a Member of the Advisory Committee of the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong, Chairman of the Traffic Accident Victims Assistance Advisory Committee of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (“HKSARG”), a Member of the HKSARG Small and Medium Enterprises Committee, a Member of the HKSARG Harbourfront Commission and a Member of the HKSARG Aviation Development Advisory Committee. He is a Member of the Hong Kong-Europe Business Council, a Member of the Hong Kong-Taiwan Business Co-operation Committee, a Committee Member of the Hong Kong Chapter, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (the “ICAEW”), a Member of the Inaugural Financial Consulting Committee for Authority of Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone of Shenzhen, and a Council Member of The Hong Kong Management Association 2014/2015.

Man-kiu Li

Mr. Li Man-kiu MA (Cantab), MBA, LPC, serves as Deputy Chief Executive - Hong Kong Business, Executive Director of The Bank of East Asia Limited., He first joined the Bank in 2000 as General Manager & Head of Corporate Banking Division. In April 2009, he was appointed Deputy Chief Executive for Hong Kong Business, assisting the Chief Executive in the overall management and control of the Bank Group. He serves as a Director of several members of the Bank Group, and sits on various board committees of the Bank and its Group members. Mr. Li is currently an Independent Non-executive Director of Sino Land Company Limited, Tsim Sha Tsui Properties Limited, Sino Hotels (Holdings) Limited, China State Construction International Holdings Limited, COSCO Pacific Limited and Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical (Group) Co., Ltd (which is dual listed in Hong Kong and Shanghai), and is a Non-executive Director of The Berkeley Group Holdings plc (listed in London) and an Alternate Independent Non-executive Director of San Miguel Brewery Hong Kong Limited. He also serves as a Member of the International Advisory Board of Abertis Infraestructuras, S.A. (listed in Spain). He was previously an Alternate Director of AFFIN Holdings Berhad (listed in Malaysia). Mr. Li is a Member of the Guangdong Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, a Member of the All-China Youth Federation, Deputy Chairman of the Beijing Youth Federation and a Counsellor of the Hong Kong United Youth Association. He is a Board Member of The Community Chest of Hong Kong and a Member of the MPF Industry Schemes Committee of the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority. Mr. Li is also an Advisory Committee Member of the Hong Kong Baptist University’s School of Business and a Vice President of The Hong Kong Institute of Bankers’ Council. Furthermore, he serves as a Member of the Election Committees responsible for electing the Chief Executive of the HKSAR and deputies of the HKSAR to the 12th National People’s Congress.

Chun-tak Law

Mr. Law Chun-tak serves as Company Secretary of The Bank of East Asia Limited., since January 1, 2010. Mr. Law has over 20 years’ experience in company secretarial field of which 13 years’ experience was gained in one of the listed banks in Hong Kong. Prior to joining the Bank, Mr. Law was a senior assistant company secretary of a listed conglomerate group in Hong Kong and was responsible for handling corporate secretarial matters of a number of listed companies in the group. Mr. Law holds a bachelor degree in accountancy from the City University of Hong Kong and a bachelor degree in law from the University of London. He is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and an associate member of The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries.

Isidro Faine Casas

Dr. Isidro Faine Casas serves as Non-executive Director of The Bank of East Asia Limited. He was appointed a Director in June 2009. He is Chairman of Criteria CaixaCorp, S.A., the holding company of the industrial and financial investment group in Spain (listed on the Spanish Stock Exchange since 2007), Caja de Ahorros y Pensiones de Barcelona “la Caixa”, the first Spanish and European savings bank and controlling shareholder of Criteria CaixaCorp, S.A., “la Caixa” Foundation. Dr. Faine Casas was a Director of Brisa Auto-Estradas de Portugal, S.A. from 2003 to 2008 (listed in Portugal). Dr. Faine Casas is also currently a Director of the French non-listed company Sanef (Société des Autoroutes du Nord et de l’Est de la France Société Anonyme). Dr. Fainé is a member of the Royal Academy of Economics and Finance and of the Royal Academy of Doctors, First Deputy Chairman of the Association of Spanish Savings Banks (CECA) and Chairman of the Association of Catalan Savings Banks. Dr. Faine Casas began his professional banking career as Investment Manager for Banco Atlántico in 1964, later becoming General Manager of Banco de Asunción in Paraguay in 1969. On his return to Barcelona, he held various managerial posts in financial entities: Head of Personnel at Banca Riva y García (1973), Director and General Manager of Banca Jover (1974) and General Manager of Banco Unión (1978). Dr. Faine Casas joined Caja de Ahorros y Pensiones de Barcelona and was appointed Deputy Executive General Manager in 1982. He was appointed General Manager in 1999 and was further appointed Chairman of Caja de Ahorros y Pensiones de Barcelona in 2007. Among other academic and professional qualifications, Dr. Faine holds a PhD in Economic and Business Sciences, an International Senior Managers Program in Business Administration from Harvard University, and a Diploma in Senior Business Management from the IESE Business School.

Ka-kit Lee

Dr. Lee Ka-kit, serves as Non-Executive Director of the Bank of East Asia Ltd., in May 2013. Dr. Lee is a Member of the Standing Committee of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. He is the Vice Chairman of Henderson Land Development Company Limited and Henderson Investment Limited, both of which are listed public companies, as well as Henderson Development Limited. He is also a Non-executive Director of The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited. He was a Nonexecutive Director of Intime Department Store (Group) Company Limited (now known as Intime Retail (Group) Company Limited). Dr. Lee has been appointed as a Justice of the Peace by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and awarded an Honorary University Fellowship by The University of Hong Kong since 2009. He was awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration by Edinburgh Napier University in July 2014. He was educated in the United Kingdom.

Kwok Sing Li

Mr. Li Kwok Sing (Aubrey) serves as Non-Executive Director of The Bank of East Asia Ltd. He is Chairman of IAM Holdings (Hong Kong) Limited (formerly known as MCL Partners Limited) and Chairman of the Advisory Board of MCL Financial Group Limited, both Hong Kong based investment firms. Mr. Li possesses extensive experience in the fields of investment banking, merchant banking and capital markets. He is also an Independent Non-executive Director of Cafe de Coral Holdings Limited, China Everbright International Limited, Kunlun Energy Company Limited, Kowloon Development Co. Ltd, Pokfulam Development Company Limited, Tai Ping Carpets International Limited and a Director of AFFIN Bank Berhad. Mr. Li has an ScB in Civil Engineering from Brown University and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia University.

Kwok-sze Li

Mr. Li Kwok-sze serves as Non-Executive Director of The Bank of East Asia Limited. He is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Mr. Li holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) Degree in Mathematics from King’s College, University of London, U.K. He is a Director of hedge funds based in the UK and the EU and Affin Hwang Investment Bank Berhad. He has extensive experience in investment banking, having held senior capital markets positions with international investment banks in London and Hong Kong.

Masayuki Oku

Mr. Masayuki Oku is Non-Executive Director of the Company. He is Chairman of the Board of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (“SMFG”) (listed in Japan and USA). He is an Independent Non-executive Director of Panasonic Corporation, Kao Corporation, Komatsu Ltd. and Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., all of which are companies listed in Japan. Save as disclosed, Mr. Oku has not held any directorships in other listed public companies in the last three years. Mr. Oku is also an Auditor of Nankai Electric Railway Co. Ltd. (listed in Japan). Mr. Oku began his career in 1968 at The Sumitomo Bank, Limited and was elected as a member of the Board of Directors of the bank in 1994. In 1999, Mr. Oku was appointed Secretary General of the Integration Strategy Committee of the bank, leading its merger process with The Sakura Bank, Limited, which culminated in the formation of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (“SMBC”) in 2001. In 2003, he became Deputy President of SMBC. In 2005, he was appointed President and CEO of SMBC and Chairman of the Board of SMFG, the holding company of SMBC. During his tenor as President and CEO of SMBC, he also served as Chairman of Japanese Bankers Association in 2007 and 2010. In April 2011, he resigned as President and CEO of SMBC to devote himself to his duties as Chairman of the Board of SMFG. Mr. Oku also served as Vice Chairman of Nippon Keidanren (Japan Business Federation) during the period from May 2011 to June 2015. Mr. Oku received a Bachelor of Law degree from Kyoto University in 1968 and a Master of Laws (LL.M) degree from Michigan Law School in 1975. He was awarded the Order of Industrial Service Merit Silver Tower by the Government of the Republic of Korea in 2009.

Lai Tai Fan Hsu

Dr. Fan Hsu Lai tai has been appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Bank with effect from 25th February, 2016. She is currently an Independent Non-executive Director of China Overseas Land & Investment Limited, China Shenhua Energy Company Limited, COSCO Pacific Limited and China COSCO Holdings Company Limited. Save as disclosed, Dr. Fan has not held any directorships in other listed public companies in the last three years. Save as disclosed, Dr. Fan does not hold any position with the Bank or with other members of the Bank Group. Dr. Fan is one of Hong Kong’s best-known public figures and has an outstanding track record of service to the community. Dr. Fan was appointed to the Legislative Council from 1983 to 1992 and was a Member of the Executive Council from 1989 to 1992. She became the President of the Provisional Legislative Council in 1997, and has since been re-elected as the President of the First, Second and Third Legislative Council. Her term of office ended on 30th September, 2008. Dr. Fan has served as President of the legislature of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (“HKSAR”) for 11 years. In the lead-up to Hong Kong’s reunification with China, Dr. Fan played a valuable role as a Member of the Preliminary Working Committee for the Preparatory Committee for the HKSAR from 1993 to 1995 and of the Preparatory Committee for the HKSAR from 1995 to 1997. She was elected as a Hong Kong Deputy to both the Ninth and Tenth sessions of the National People’s Congress (“NPC”) between 1998 and 2008. She was also a Member of the Standing Committee of the Eleventh session of the NPC from 2008 to 2013 and is currently a Member of the Standing Committee of the Twelfth session of the NPC. Outside the political arena, Dr. Fan is the Patron of the Hong Kong Kidney Foundation and the Hong Kong Transplant Sports Association. She is also the Honorary President of the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation.

Khoon-ean Kuok

Mr. Kuok Khoon-ean is no longer an Independent Non-executive Director of The Bank of East Asia Limited, with effect from May 5, 2017. He was the Chairman of Kuok (Singapore) Limited, a Director of Kerry Group Limited and Managing Director of Kerry Holdings Limited. He is the Chairman and Non-executive Director of PACC Offshore Services Holdings Ltd. and an Independent Non-executive Director of Wilmar International Limited (both companies are listed in Singapore). He is also a Non-executive Director (Independent) of IHH Healthcare Berhad (listed in Malaysia and Singapore). Mr. Kuok had served as the Chairman of Shangri-La Asia Limited from April 2008 to August 2013 and remained as a Non-executive Director till June 2014. He was also Chairman and Executive Director of SCMP Group Limited from January 1998 to January 2013. He also served on the Board of The Post Publishing Public Company Limited from April 1999 to January 2013 and was a Director of Shangri-La Hotel Public Company Limited from April 2009 to June 2014 (both companies are listed in Thailand). Mr. Kuok is a graduate in Economics from the Nottingham University, U.K.

Kwok-wing Li

Mr. Meocre Li Kwok-wing has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective 1st September, 2016. He is the Chief Executive of Alpha Alliance Finance Holdings Limited. Save as disclosed, he has not held any directorships in other listed public companies in the last three years. He was the Chief Executive of ICEA Finance Holdings Limited (“ICEA”), an investment banking joint venture between The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China and the Bank, prior to the company’s becoming a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Bank, which was subsequently renamed as Tung Shing Holdings Company Limited and disposed to SinoPac Securities (Cayman) Holdings Limited on 6th April, 2016 (details of which was disclosed in the Bank’s announcement dated 6th April, 2016). Before ICEA, he was the Managing Director and Head of Corporate Finance of NatWest Securities Asia from March 1995 to March 1998. He was the Managing Partner of Arthur Andersen, one of the major international accounting firms, taking charge of its Hong Kong and China operations from September 1993 to February 1995. Mr. Meocre Li received a Bachelor of Commerce degree, with distinction, from University of Alberta, Canada. Upon graduation, he was awarded the Financial Executives Institute Silver Medal for “Highest Standing in Finance”. He also earned a Postgraduate Management Diploma from the Harvard Business School, and is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Meocre Li is an Independent Non-executive Director of The Bank of East Asia (China) Limited (“BEA China”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Bank. He is also the chairman of its audit committee and a member of its connected transactions control committee and risk management committee. Save as disclosed, Mr. Meocre Li does not hold any position with the Bank or with other members of the Bank Group.

Tzar-kai Li

Mr. Li Tzar-kai is no longer an Independent Non-Executive Director of The Bank of East Asia Limited., with effect from 5 May 2017. Mr. Li was appointed a Director in 2001. Mr. Li is an Executive Director and the Chairman of PCCW Limited (“PCCW”), one of Asia's leading companies in Information and Communications Technologies (ICT). He is also the Executive Chairman and an Executive Director of HKT Limited and HKT Management Limited, the trustee-manager of the HKT Trust. He is also the Chairman and Chief Executive of the Pacific Century Group, an Executive Director and the Chairman of Pacific Century Premium Developments Limited, the Chairman and an Executive Director of Singapore-based Pacific Century Regional Developments Limited (listed in Singapore).

Yau-lai Lo

Mr. Lo Yau-lai serves as Independent Non-executive Director of The Bank of East Asia Limited. He is the Executive Chairman of Vitasoy International Holdings Limited. Mr. Lo graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science and gained his Master of Science degree in Food Science from Cornell University. Mr. Lo is a Director of Ping Ping Investment Company Ltd. Mr. Lo is a Life Member of the Cornell University Council.

Win-kong Ng

Mr. Daryl Ng Win-kong is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Ng is currently an Executive Director of Sino Land Company Limited, Tsim Sha Tsui Properties Limited and Sino Hotels (Holdings) Limited. Save as disclosed, Mr. Ng has not held any directorships in other listed public companies in the last three years. He is also an Independent Non-executive Director of Blue Cross (Asia-Pacific) Insurance Limited and BEA Life Limited, both are wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Bank. Save as disclosed, he does not hold any other position with the Bank or other members of the Bank Group. Mr. Ng holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and a Master Degree of Science in Real Estate Development from Columbia University in New York. Mr. Ng is a General Committee member of The Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies, a member of the International Advisory Council of Columbia University in the City of New York, a member of the 10th Sichuan Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (“CPPCC”), a member of the 12th Beijing Municipal Committee of the CPPCC, a member of the 10th and 11th Committees of the All-China Youth Federation and the Deputy Chairman of the Chongqing Youth Federation. He is a trustee member of World Wide Fund for Nature Hong Kong, the Vice Chairman of Hong Kong United Youth Association, a member of Executive Committee of The Boys’ & Girls’ Clubs Association of Hong Kong, a member of the Social Welfare Advisory Committee, a member of the Executive Committee of Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Welfare Council Limited, a member of Friends of Hong Kong Association Limited, a co-opted member of the Community Care Fund Task Force of Commission on Poverty and a member of the Council for Sustainable Development.

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