Zheng Hong (鄭洪), the Chairman and Executive Director of the Group. Mr. Zheng has over 11 years of experience in textile industry. He is one of the founders of our Group and has been a director of Jiangxi Jinyuan since 2005. Prior to joining Jiangxi Jinyuan, Mr. Zheng was a manager of Guangdong Dalang textile sales department (廣東大朗棉紗經營部) of Fujian Changle Jin Lin Sheng Textile Company Limited (福建省長樂市金林生織造有限公司) from 1997 to 1999. From 1999 to 2005, he served as the chairman and general manager of Jingwei Textile Company Limited of the Investment Office in Xiangyang City of Hubei Province (湖北省襄陽市投資辦襄陽經緯紡織有限公司). Mr. Zheng was awarded as the China textile outstanding labour (全國紡織工業勞動模範) and standing committee member (常務理事) of the China cotton and textile industry association (中國棉紡織行業協會). In 2001, he was awarded the Outstanding Entrepreneur (2001年度優秀民營企業家) by the CPC Xiangfan Municipal Committee (中共襄樊市委) and the Peoples’ Government of Xiangfan City (襄樊市人民政府). In 2004, he was also awarded as the Outstanding Individual (先進個人) by the Xiangyang District Committee of CPC Xiangfan City (中共襄樊市襄陽區委). In 2003, he was appointed as the committee member of the 2nd Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of Xiangyang District of Xiangfan City (襄樊市襄陽區第二屆政協委員).
Zheng Yongxiang (鄭永祥), an Executive Director of the Group. He has over 10 years of experience in textile industry. He joined Jiangxi Jinyuan in 2005 as a general manager and is primarily responsible for formulating the policy and monitoring the operation of the Group. Prior to joining Jiangxi Jinyuan, ZhengYongxiang served as the general manager of Shaoxing Gangtai Weaving Company Limited (紹興港泰針紡有限公司) from 2001 to 2005. In 2006, Zheng Yongxiang was appointed as the representative of the second Jiangxi Yichun Municipal Chinese People’s Congress (江西宜春市第二屆人民代表大會). He received the award of Outstanding Entrepreneur in 2007 (2007年度優秀企業家) from the Yichun Municipal Peoples’ Government in 2008. He was awarded the Outstanding Architects of Yichun in the Reforming and Open Up for 30 years (改革開放30年宜春市優秀建設者) in 2008 and the Best Ten Yichun Citizen (十佳宜春人) in 2009.
Sze Irons, JP (施榮懷), Non-Executive Director of the Group. He is one of the founders of our Group and has been a director of Jiangxi Jinyuan since 2005. Mr. Sze has over  years of experience in investment and corporate management. He is an independent non-executive director of Continental Holdings Limited (stock code: 513), a company listed on the Main Board. Mr. Sze was appointed as an executive member of the Beijing Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference in 2008. He was also appointed as the vice-chairman of Hunan Province Youth Federation in 2007 and the vice president of the Chinese Manufacturers’ Association of Hong Kong. He has been a member of the Council and Court of Lingnan University since 2008. He is elected as a member of the Election Committee of the Chief Executive of Hong Kong from 2007 to 2012. Mr. Sze was appointed the Justice of Peace by the Government of Hong Kong in 2011. Mr. Sze graduated with a bachelor’s degree in science from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, United States in 1985.
Independent Non-executive Directors
Chan Mei Bo, Mabel (陳美寶), an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Group. Ms. Chan is the founder of Mabel Chan & Co, Certified Public Accountants. Ms. Chan has over 19 years of experience in professional accounting field in Hong Kong. Ms. Chan is a practising public accountant in Hong Kong, an associate of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (formerly known as The Chartered Association of Certified Accountants), an associate member and council member of The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (formerly known as the Hong Kong Society of Accountants), and an associate member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Ms. Chan is a certified tax adviser of The Taxation Institute of Hong Kong since 2010. She was the president in 2010 and is a council member of The Society of Chinese Accountants and Auditors. She is also the past president and a council member of the Association of Women Accountants (Hong Kong) Ltd., an associate member of The Taxation Institute of Hong Kong and a member of The Hong Kong Institute of Directors. Ms. Chan was appointed as a member of the Financial Reporting Review Panel of The Financial Reporting Council by the Financial Secretary of Hong Kong, a member of the CreateSmart Initiative Vetting Committee, a member of the Barristers Disciplinary Tribunal Panel and a member of the Public Affairs Forum of Hong Kong Secretariat Home Affairs Bureau. Ms. Chan has been serving as an independent non-executive director of companies listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, namely Modern Education Group Limited (stock code:1082) and Kingmaker Footwear Holdings Limited (stock code: 1170), since June 2011 and August 2011, respectively. Ms. Chan graduated with a master degree of business administration from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2000 and a degree of bachelor of arts in accountancy from City Polytechnic of Hong Kong (now known as City University of Hong Kong) in 1993.
Nie Jianxin (聶鑒新), an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Group. Mr. Nie has over 8 years of experience in the industry of chemical fabrics. He is a party committee secretary (院黨委書記) and a chief engineer of the institute of Jiangxi Province Textile Industry Research and Design Institute (江西省紡織工業科研設計院). Mr. Nie has served various positions in Jiujiang Chemicals Frabrics Factory (九江化學纖維廠) including deputy head of factory. Mr. Nie graduated from the South China Institute of Technology (華南工學院) (now known as the South China University of Technology (華南理工大學) with a bachelor’s degree in chemical fabrics in 1982. He received the qualifications of professor grade senior engineer (教授級高級工程師) in 2001. Mr. Nie was awarded 3rd honour for science & technology development (江西省科學技術進步獎) in the project named 300D/60F Delustering Viscose Rayon (300D/60F 消光粘膠人造絲) by the Peoples’ Government of Jiangxi Province in 2002.
Ng Wing Ka (吳永嘉), an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Group. He is a practicing solicitor in Hong Kong and is the partner of George Tung, Jimmy Ng & Valent Tse Solicitors and Tung Ng Tse & Heung Solicitors since 1997. Mr. Ng has served as the committee member of Electronics and Telecommunications Training Board since 2007. He is also the committee member of Hong Kong Ethics Development Centre of Independent Commission Against Corruption and Fire Prevention Committee of Hong Kong East. Since 2005, Mr. Ng has been the independent non-executive director of Yanchang Petroleum International Limited, a company listed on the Main Board (stock code: 346). Mr. Ng graduated with a bachelor in laws and a postgraduate certificate in laws from the University of Hong Kong in 1991 and 1992, respectively.