Board of Directors

Executive Directors

Mr. Wong Cheung Lok
Mr. Wong Cheung Lok (“Mr. Wong”), aged 60, is the chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Group, and an Executive Director. Mr. Wong is also the chairman of the nomination committee and a member of the remuneration committee of the Board of the Company. Mr. Wong founded our Group in 2003. Mr. Wong was appointed as a Director on 28 May 2012 and was designated as an executive Director on 13 December 2013. Mr. Wong is primarily responsible for the overall strategic planning and corporate management of our Group. Mr. Wong has approximately 25 years of experience in the wood-based panel industry which dates back to 1993 when he founded Zhangzhou Hongwei. In May 2003, Mr. Wong founded Hongwei (Renhua), the main operating subsidiary of our Group, and was the chairman, general manager, and legal representative of Hongwei (Renhua). In June 2012, Mr. Wong established the Company. Mr. Wong is currently a vice chairman (副主任委員) of the Wood-Based Panel Professional Committee (人造板專 業委員會) of the Guangdong Forestry Industry Association (廣東省林業產業協會), a standing director (常務理事) of Fujian Forest Products Industry Association (福建省林產品行業協會). Mr. Wong Kin Ching, an executive Director, is the son of Mr. Wong.

Non-Executuve Director

Mr. Yanase Kenichi
Mr. Yanase Kenichi (“Mr. Yanase”), aged 56, was appointed as an Non-Executive Director on 20 November 2021. He graduated from Kobe City Suma High School in March 1984. Mr. Yanase has extensive experience in the field of banking, real estate, and investment. Mr. Yanase is currently the chairman of Kyosei Bank Co, and is responsible for overseeing Kyosei Bank Co.’s daily operation and strategic planning and has been serving as its chief executive officer since January 2012. Prior to joining Kyosei Bank Co., Mr. Yanase founded Toshisouken Invest-Bank Co.* (都市綜研インベストバンク株式会社) and has been serving as its chairman since October 2007, primarily responsible for new business development and operations, as well as overseeing the real estate business in general. Mr. Yanase also founded Toshisouken Invest-Fund Co.* (都市 綜研インベ ストファンド株式会社) and has been serving as its chairman since April 2010, primarily responsible for the management and operation of the real estate fund.

Independent Non-Executive Directors

Dr. Xu Jianmin
Dr. Xu Jianmin (“Dr. Xu”), aged 57, was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director on 13 December 2013. Dr. Xu is also the chairman of the remuneration committee and a member of each of the audit committees and the nomination committee of the Board of the Company. Dr. Xu possesses approximately 33 years of forestry research experience in the PRC. Dr. Xu is currently a doctoral supervisor of Chinese Academy of Forestry (“CAF”) (中國林業科學研究院) and a chief expert and researcher of the forest tree breeding research office (林木育種 研究室) under the Research Institute of Tropical Forestry, CAF (“RITF”) (中國林業科學研究院熱帶林業研究所). Between 1986 and 2006, Dr. Xu held several positions in the RITF, including deputy department head, department head of the forest tree breeding research office. He is also a former graduate supervisor of CAF. Dr. Xu is a committee member (委員) of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding Branch (林木遺傳育種分會) of Chinese Society of Forestry (“CSF”) (中國林學會), a member of the standing committee (常委) of both Forestry Introduction and Taming Professional Committee (樹木引種馴化專業委員會) of CSF and Eucalypt Professional Committee (桉樹專 業委員會) of CSF. Dr. Xu was appointed as a technical support expert (科技支撐專家) for the World Bank loan project of the Comprehensive Development and Protection of Forestry in Guangxi province (世行貸款廣西綜合 林業發展和保護項目) between January 2007 and December 2012. Dr. Xu obtained his doctoral degree in agriculture in Chinese Academy of Forestry (中國林業科學研究院) in July 2003 and a bachelor degree in agriculture in Southwest Forestry College (西南林學院) (now known as Southwest Forestry University (西南林業大學)) in July 1986. Dr. Xu was also approved as a qualified Forest Resource Valuer (森林資源資產評估師) by the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of the People’s Republic of China (中華人民共和國人力資源和社會保障部) in 2012. Dr. Xu was awarded with the 2nd Prize Technology Improvement Award (科技進步二等獎) by the Committee of Science and Technology of the PRC (國家科學技術委員會) in December 1996. Dr. Xu was also awarded the 2nd Prize Technology Improvement Award (科學技術進步二等獎) by the ministry of Forestry of the PRC (中華人民共和國林業部) (now known as the State Forestry Administration of the PRC (國家林業局)) in February 1996.