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Want Want China Holdings Ltd (0151.HK)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Eng Meng Tsai

58 Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Ching Tsun Liao

63 2011 Executive Vice Chairman of the Board, Vice President

Chi-Wen Chu

49 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Wang Chia Tsai

30 2012 Chief Operating Officer, Vice President, Executive Director

Yu-Feng Chan

46 2014 Chief Information Officer, Executive Director

Yung-Sung Huang

62 2015 Chief Marketing Officer, Executive Director

Yong-Mei Cao

42 2012 Managing Director - Manufacturing Department

Yu-Sheng Lee

57 Managing Director - Administration Department

Hong Tao Mei

59 Managing Director - International Business Division

Ker-Jiun Pei

57 2014 Chief of Staff and Managing Director - Human Resources Department

Yu-Man Cui

45 2014 General Manager - Dairy Business Unit

Chun-Tai Tsao

49 2013 General Sales Manager, General Marketing Manager - Snack Foods Business Group, General Manager - Rice Crackers, Beans and Nuts Business Unit

Fu-Jui Chia

45 Managing Director - Internal Audit Department

Chen-Shih Lin

61 2014 Technology Officer

Hong Yee Lai

2008 Company Secretary

Wen Hsien Cheng

51 2004 Non-Executive Director

Haruo Maki

63 Non-Executive Director

Shao Chung Tsai

33 2009 Non-Executive Director

Wen-Guey Chien

77 2008 Independent Non-Executive Director

Ruey-Bin Kao

54 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Kwang-Chou Lee

71 2008 Independent Non-Executive Director

Kerwei Pei

58 2007 Independent Non-Executive Director

Ka Hock Toh

62 2007 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Eng Meng Tsai

Mr. Tsai Eng-Meng is Executive Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Want Want China Holdings Limited. Mr. Tsai is also the chairman of the Strategy Committee. Mr. Tsai is a director of a number of the Group’s subsidiaries. He succeeded his father to become the Group’s Chairman in April 1987. Mr. Tsai joined the Group and began his career in the food and beverages industry in 1976 and has almost 40 years of experience in the industry. He was a council member of the Standing Committee of Taiwan Confectionery, Biscuit and Floury Food Industry Association, and the Food Development Association of Taiwan. In June 2013, Mr. Tsai was awarded an honorary doctorate degree in business studies from the Chinese Culture University in Taiwan in recognition of his outstanding achievements in business operations and active contributions to social welfare. Mr. Tsai is a director of Hot-Kid Holdings Limited and Norwares Overseas Inc. which have discloseable interests in shares of the Company under Part XV of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Chapter 571 of the Laws of Hong Kong).

Ching Tsun Liao

Mr. Liao Ching-Tsun is Executive Vice Chairman of the Board and Vice President of Want Want China Holdings Limited. Mr. Liao is also a member of the Strategy Committee. Mr. Liao is a director of a number of the Group’s subsidiaries. Mr. Liao graduated from Taipei College of Maritime Technology with a degree in aquatic food processing. Mr. Liao has more than 40 years of experience in the food and beverages industry. He joined the Group in July 1977 and has served the Group for more than 35 years. Mr. Liao held the positions of head of production section, head of quality control section, deputy factory manager and factory manager of I Lan Foods Industrial Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of the Company. He is one of the pioneers in spearheading the Group’s China operations.

Chi-Wen Chu

Mr. Chu Chi-Wen is Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of Want Want China Holdings Limited. He is a member of the strategy Committee. Mr. Chu is also a director of Beijing Ming-Want Foods Ltd., a subsidiary of the Company. Mr. Chu graduated from Michigan State University with a master’s degree in economics in 1992. He also graduated with a master’s degree in professional accountancy from the Chinese University of Hong Kong & Shanghai National Accounting Institute. Mr. Chu has over 20 years of experience in financial management. Before joining the Group in April 1997, Mr. Chu was a financial analyst for the Taiwan Provincial Government from 1992 to 1995 and a finance supervisor at Delta Electronics, Inc. from 1995 to 1996. He worked at Dialer & Business Co. Ltd from 1996 to 1997 as an assistant finance manager.

Wang Chia Tsai

Mr. Tsai Wang-Chia is Chief Operating Officer, Vice President and Executive Director of Want Want China Holdings Limited. Mr. Tsai Wang-Chia is also a member of the Strategy Committee. Mr. Tsai Wang-Chia is also a director of a number of subsidiaries of the Group. Mr. Tsai Wang-Chia graduated from the Canadian International School in Singapore in July 2003. He joined the Group in April 2004 and has over 10 years of experience in the food and beverage industry. He had undergone management job rotations in several areas such as product marketing and planning in the snack foods business unit and had also acted as a manager in the Chairman’s office. He was appointed as the deputy general manager of the dairy business unit in May 2008 and was promoted to vice president of the dairy and beverages business group in 2009. He was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of the Group in December 2012.

Yu-Feng Chan

Mr. Chan Yu-Feng is the Chief Information Officer, Executive Director of Want Want China Holdings Limited. He is also a member of the Strategy Committee. Mr. Chan is also a director of a number of the Group’s subsidiaries. Mr. Chan graduated from Soochow University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and he also holds a master’s degree in business administration from National Chengchi University. Mr. Chan has nearly 20 years of experience in information technology and supply chain management. He joined our Group as a director of the information technology department in 2005 and was responsible for the Group’s information infrastructure. He was promoted to the Group’s chief of staff in 2009 and was re-designated as the Group’s Chief Information Officer in December 2014. During the period from 2009 to 2012, Mr. Chan also acted as the managing director of the staff division. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Chan was an executive responsible for information technology and supply chain of various listed electronic companies.

Yung-Sung Huang

Mr. Huang Yung-Sung is Chief Marketing Officer, Executive Director of Want Want China Holdings Limited. He is also a member of the Strategy Committee. Mr. Huang graduated from Taiwan Mingsin Junior College of Technology with a degree in engineering. Mr. Huang has more than 30 years of experience in sales and marketing. He joined the Group in January 1985 and was responsible for planning and marketing affairs. Mr. Huang was the Group’s general manager for the East China region from 1995 to 1998, fully responsible for the Group’s operations within such region. In 1999, Mr. Huang became a director of the Group’s international sales division, being responsible for the Group’s international sales operation. From 2002 until his appointment as the Group’s Chief Marketing Officer on 1 March 2015, Mr. Huang had been serving as the marketing director of the China region.

Yong-Mei Cao

Ms. Cao Yong-Mei is the Managing Director - Manufacturing department of Want Want China Holdings Limited. Ms. Cao graduated from Jiangnan University (the former Wuxi University of Light Industry) with a doctoral degree in food science. She also holds a master’s degree in business administration from the W.P Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Ms. Cao joined the Group in January 2001 and has held various positions, such as manager of the research and development, manager of the Chairman’s office and the managing director of the Chairman’s office. In March 2012, Ms. Cao was promoted to the managing director of the manufacturing department facilitating the sustainable development and talent pool of the Group’s manufacturing organization, quality assurances and the research team. Ms. Cao has become the director of the technology center, which is certified as Shanghai Municipal Enterprise Technology Center, the director of Shanghai Society of Food Science and a senior member of Chinese Institute of Food Science and Technology.

Yu-Sheng Lee

Mr. Lee Yu-Sheng is Managing Director - Administration Department of Want Want China Holdings Limited. He holds a bachelor of laws degree from the National Chung Hsing University. He joined the Group in May 1986 and was a director of various divisions, including the administration division, investment division, legal division, civil engineering division, equipment engineering division and human resources division. Mr. Lee was appointed as a representative member of the Food Development Association in Taiwan in 1999. He has been a member of the Taiwan Beverage Industries Association and Taiwan Confectionery, Biscuit and Flour Food Industry Association since 2006 and a member of the Intellectual Property Office, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan since 2010.

Hong Tao Mei

Mr. Mei Philip Hong Tao is Managing Director - International Business Division of Want Want China Holdings Limited. He joined the Group in November 2001. Mr. Mei graduated from Concordia University in Canada with a bachelor of commerce degree. Mr. Mei has 27 years of experience in the food and beverages industry in China and Taiwan and 33 years of experience in sales, marketing and management. Prior to joining the Group, he worked at Unilever Taiwan Ltd. and Unilever China Ltd., and held various senior positions between 1987 and 2001. Mr. Mei was the marketing manager of wines and spirits division at Jardine, Mathesons & Co. Taiwan from 1983 to 1987. He had also previously served as executive director of the Taiwan Soap & Detergents Association and a director of the Department Stores Association of Taipei Chamber of Commerce.

Ker-Jiun Pei

Mr. Pei Ker-Jiun is Chief of Staff and Managing Director - Human Resources Department of Want Want China Holdings Limited. Mr. Pei holds a bachelor’s degree in science from Soochow University (Taiwan) and a master’s degree in accountancy from the University of North Texas (USA) and held Texas CPA. Mr. Pei has indepth experience in both banking and insurance industries. Prior to joining our Group in December 2014, he served a number of senior executive positions for several multinational financial and insurance institutions, including chief executive officer of Sino-US United MetLife Insurance Company Ltd., vice president of Asia Pacific business development of Citigroup Global Consumer Business, chief executive officer of Citicorp Life Insurance Company – Taiwan and chief executive officer of Connecticut General Life Insurance Company Taiwan branch. Mr. Pei was also awarded the “Shanghai leading talent award” by the Shanghai government in 2013.

Yu-Man Cui

Mr. Cui Yu-Man is the General Manager - Dairy Business Unit of Want Want China Holdings Limited. Mr. Cui graduated from Shanghai Business School with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. He also holds a master’s degree in business administration from the W.P Carey School of Business at Arizona State University and the Belgium Business School. Mr. Cui has 19 years of experience in the food and beverages industry. Mr. Cui was a manager of KelaiYa Food Co., Ltd from 1994 to 1996. He was a business manager of Shanghai PengLai Ltd from 1996 to 1997. Mr. Cui joined our Group in April 1998 and has held various positions, ascending through the ranks and appointed as general manager of channel development business unit in 2005 primarily responsible for coordinating the marketing activities of our “Want Want Gift Pack”and the bulk packaging, “Happy” series products across the nation, to 31 December 2012. From January 2010 to 16 October 2012, he was an executive assistant to the sales and marketing department, assisting the marketing managers throughout the nation in training and business management. Mr. Cui was further appointed as the general manager of the dairy division on 1 January 2012, overseeing the marketing activities of our Hot-Kid milk and its extension products across the nation. And from January 2013 to April 2014, he held a concurrent post as general manager of Happy-Bulk Business Unit, managing nationwide marketing of Happy-Bulk products.

Chun-Tai Tsao

Mr. Tsao Chun-Tai is General Sales Manager, General Marketing Manager - Snack Foods Business Group, General Manager - Rice Crackers, Beans and Nuts Business Unit of Want Want China Holdings Limited. Mr. Tsao graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the Department of Advertising of the National Chengchi University. He also holds a master’s degree in business administration from the W.P Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Mr. Tsao joined the Group in 2002 and has held various positions, such as assistant marketing manager of the rice crackers business unit, deputy general manager of the snack foods 2nd division in 2005 and director of the channel division under sales and marketing department in 2007. He was promoted to general manager of the county development business unit and executive assistant to the sales and marketing department in 2009 assisting in facilitating the Group’s organization restructuring, process reengineering and promoting e-business. In January 2013, Mr. Tsao was promoted to the positions of general sales manager of rice crackers, beans and nuts business unit.

Fu-Jui Chia

Mr. Chia Fu-Jui is Managing Director - Internal Audit Department of Want Want China Holdings Limited. Mr. Chia graduated from Taiwan Tungnan Junior College of Technology (Tungnan University) in mechanical engineering. Mr. Chia has 20 years of experiences in the production and administration. Prior to joining the Group, he held various senior positions in several listed companies in the electronics industry, and was a vice-general manager of a photoelectric sino joint venture of China South Industries Group Corporation. Mr. Chia jointed the Group in October 2010. In addition to leading various major restructuring projects, he had also held various major positions in the Group, such as the director of administration department, the deputy managing director of manufacturing department and the managing director of staff division.

Chen-Shih Lin

Mr. Lin Chen-Shih is Technology Officer of Want Want China Holdings Limited. Mr. Lin graduated from National Chung Hsing University with a bachelor’s degree in food chemistry and engineering. Mr. Lin has more than 30 years of experience in the food and beverages industry. Mr. Lin was appointed as manager of the research and development in 1995. Since then, he has held various positions, including director of the production department and managing director of the manufacturing department. Prior to joining the Group in August 1995, he was the head of the quality control section at Taiwan Heysong Beverage Holdings Ltd. From 1979 to 1995, Mr. Lin was a director of Shanghai Society of Food Science. Mr. Lin was awarded the Outstanding Alumni Awards by the National Chung Hsing University in 2010.

Hong Yee Lai

Ms. Lai Hong Yee is Company Secretary of Want Want China Holdings Limited. She joined the Group in February 2008 on a full-time basis. Ms. Lai holds a bachelor of arts degree in accounting from the City University of Hong Kong. She has over 16 years of experience in company secretarial, finance, accounting and auditing field. Prior to joining the Group, Ms. Lai worked at Gemalto Technologies Asia Limited, the ultimate holding company of which is Gemalto N.V., a company listed on Euronext Paris, as financial controller for over 8 years. She is a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Public Accountants and an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Wen Hsien Cheng

Mr. Cheng Wen-Hsien is Non-Executive Director of Want Want China Holdings Limited. He graduated from the Graduate School of Commerce of Waseda University with a master’s degree in commerce. Mr. Cheng joined the Group in August 2004. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Cheng worked at lzumi Securities in Japan and Cathay Trust Investment and Chinfon Bank in Taiwan, before his appointment as vice president of Daiwa Securities SMBC-Cathay Co., Ltd. in Taiwan for almost 10 years.

Haruo Maki

Mr. Maki Haruo is Non-Executive Director of Want Want China Holdings Limited. Mr. Maki is the president of ICCL, a listed company in Japan and one of the leading rice cracker producers in Japan as well as the technical cooperation partner. Mr. Maki graduated from Toyama National University with a bachelor’s degree. Mr. Maki joined ICCL in 1976 and has served ICCL for almost 40 years, and was promoted to become its president in 1998. Mr. Maki joined the Group in May 2001. He is a director of Want Want Japan Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of the Group.

Shao Chung Tsai

Mr. Tsai Shao-Chung is Non-Executive Director of Want Want China Holdings Limited. Mr. Tsai is also a member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committees. Mr. Tsai Shao- Chung is a director of a number of the Group’s subsidiaries. Mr. Tsai Shao-Chung joined the Group in March 2001, following his graduation from the Canadian International School in Singapore. He had undergone management job rotations within the Group and had served management roles in several areas such as logistics, human resources, information technology, planning and operations. Mr. Tsai Shao-Chung is a director of Union Insurance Company (a company listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation). He has been a director of Asia Television Limited since 16 April 2009 and a director of the Straits Exchange Foundation since March 2009.

Wen-Guey Chien

Mr. Chien Wen-Guey is Independent Non-Executive Director of Want Want China Holdings Limited. Mr. Chien is also a member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees. Mr. Chien graduated from Tung Wu University with a bachelor’s degree in economics. Mr. Chien worked at Formosa Chemicals & Fibre Corporation of Formosa Plastics Group for 18 years from 1965 to 1983 and had held various positions, including associate director of the accounting department and chief of staff in the office of the chief executive officer. Mr. Chien joined Taiwan Pulp & Paper Corporation in 1983 and had held various positions in his 12 years with the company, including finance manager, vice president and executive director. Mr. Chien joined the Group in February 2008. Mr. Chien has served as a director of Golden Friends Corporation (a company listed on the Taiwan Gre Tai Securities Market) since June 2013.

Ruey-Bin Kao

Dr. Kao Ruey-Bin is Independent Non-Executive Director of Want Want China Holdings Limited. He is a member of the Nomination, Remuneration and Strategy Committees. Dr. Kao graduated from Tam-Kang University in Taiwan with a bachelor’s degree in computer science. He also holds a master’s degree in computer and information science from the University of Delaware and a doctorate degree in business administration from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Dr. Kao is well recognized within the telecommunication industry with a proven track record in his career with famous multinational companies. He had held various positions in business, marketing, product management and research and development in AT&T Bell Labs in the United States of America and China. He worked at Motorola Inc. for over 16 years from 1993 to 2010 and had held various positions. He was previously the chairman of Motorola Asia Pacific Business Council and the chairman of Motorola (China) Electronics Ltd. Dr. Kao was the managing director and vice president of the enterprise business of China Hewlett-Packard Co., Ltd from September 2010 to April 2011. Dr. Kao acted as the vice president of Applied Materials Inc. and president of Applied Materials China prior to his appointment to his current role of CEO of Telstra Greater China in January 2014. He has also served as a director and the chairman of the compensation committee of Autohome Inc. (a company listed on the New York Stock Exchange) since February 2014. Dr. Kao joined the Group in August 2011.

Kwang-Chou Lee

Mr. Lee Kwang-Chou is Independent Non-Executive Director of Want Want China Holdings Limited. Mr. Lee is also a member of the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees. Mr. Lee graduated from National Chung Hsing University with a bachelor’s degree in agricultural economy. Mr. Lee worked at the First Commercial Bank of Taiwan for 24 years from 1968 to 1992 and held various positions, including branch manager, head of audit department and departmental manager at the headquarter. Mr. Lee joined the headquarters of Grand Commercial Bank in 1992 as an executive vice president of operations division. Mr. Lee held various positions in different divisions in his 13 years with Grand Commercial Bank, including executive vice president of the business division, president of the central division and the private banking division at its headquarters. Mr. Lee retired as vice president of Grand Commercial Bank and a consultant of Chinatrust Commercial Bank in 2005. Mr. Lee joined the Group in January 2008. Mr. Lee has served as an independent director of President Securities Corporation (a company listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation) since June 2009. Mr. Lee was appointed as an elite consultant of Je Pun International Financial Services Group in January 2014.

Kerwei Pei

Dr. Pei Kerwei is Independent Non-Executive Director of Want Want China Holdings Limited. He is the chairman of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Audit, Remuneration and Strategy Committees. He graduated from Southern lllinois University with a master’s degree in accountancy and holds a doctorate degree in accounting from the University of North Texas. Dr. Pei is a professor of accounting and the Executive Dean of China Programs at W.P Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Dr. Pei is also the director of the W.P. Carey EMBA program in Shanghai, MiM Custom Corporate Program in China and the co-director of W.P. Carey DBA in Global Financial Management. Throughout his 27-year career at Arizona State University, Dr. Pei has held the positions of assistant professor, associate professor and professor. Dr. Pei has acted as a consultant for a number of multi-national companies, including Motorola Inc., Intel Corporation, Bank of America Corporation, Dial Corporation, Raytheon Company, Cisco Systems Inc. and Honeywell International Inc.. Dr. Pei served as an independent director of Baoshan Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. (a company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange Limited) from 2006 to 2011 and has been a director of the fifth board of director since April 2012. Dr. Pei has also acted as an independent non-executive director and the chairman of the remuneration committee of Zhong An Real Estate Limited (a company listed on the main board of the HK Stock Exchange) since 2007 and an independent non-executive director of Zhejiang Expressway Co., Ltd. (a company listed on the main board of the HK Stock Exchange) since June 2012. Dr. Pei is a member of American Accounting Association. He was the chairman of the Steering Committee on Globalization of the American Accounting Association and the chairman of the Chinese Accounting Professors’ Association of North America. Dr. Pei joined the Group in November 2007.

Ka Hock Toh

Mr. Toh David Ka Hock is Independent Non-Executive Director of Want Want China Holdings Limited. Mr. Toh is the chairman of the Audit and Remuneration Committees and also a member of the Nomination Committee. Mr. Toh holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of New South Wales, Australia and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. During the period from 1975 to 1990, Mr. Toh worked at various accounting firms in Sydney and Hong Kong. Mr. Toh joined the then Coopers and Lybrand, Singapore as a tax principal in 1990 and later served as head of corporate tax. After Coopers and Lybrand merged with Pricewaterhouse to form PricewaterhouseCoopers, Mr. Toh was the leader for providing tax advice on mergers and acquisition transactions in Asia and the head of China Desk. Mr. Toh retired from PricewaterhouseCoopers Singapore in July 2007 and joined the Group in November 2007.