Director Team

Mr. Andy Xuan Zhang

Mr. Andy Xuan Zhang

Chief Executive Officer, executive Director and Chairman of the Board

 

Mr. Andy Xuan Zhang is the Chief Executive Officer, executive Director and chairman of the Board. He is also the chairman of the Nomination Committee as well as a member of the Remuneration Committee. Mr. Zhang also acts as a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company. Mr. Zhang founded the Group in December 2013. He is responsible for the overall strategic planning and business direction of the Group and management of the Company. Mr. Zhang has over 15 years of operational and managerial experience with both multinational companies and local Chinese companies in Internet, automobile and finance industries. Mr. Zhang held numerous positions in Bitauto since 2006. He has served as a director and the chief executive officer of Bitauto since March 2017 and January 2018, respectively. His extensive involvement in Bitauto’s strategy and operations contributed significantly to the growth of Bitauto and its successful listing on the NYSE in November 2010.

 

Mr. Zhang obtained his bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting from New York University in May 1999. Mr. Zhang has also been granted as a certified public accountant by the Education Department of New York State, U.S.A. in October 2003.

Mr. Dong Jiang

Mr. Dong Jiang

President and Executive Director

 

Mr. Dong Jiang is our President,Executive Director and a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company. He joined the Company in March 2015 and was the chief operating officer of the Company from June 2017 to December 2017. Mr. Jiang is primarily responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Company. Prior to joining our Group, from February 2011 to March 2015, Mr. Jiang was group deputy manager of China Grand Automotive Services Co., Ltd. a company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (stock code: 600297). From January 2008 to January 2010, he was senior vice president of China Auto Rental Inc. (now known as CAR Inc.), a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 699).

 

Mr. Jiang obtained his bachelor’s degree in aquaculture from Dalian Ocean University in July 1993 and master’s degree in business administration from Peking University in July 2011.

 

Mr. James Gordon Mitchell

Mr. James Gordon Mitchell

Non-executive Directors

 

Mr. James Gordon Mitchell has served as the chief strategy officer and senior executive vice president of Tencent since July 2011. From January 2000 to June 2011, he held various positions at Goldman Sachs in New York including managing director.

 

Mr. Mitchell is a non-executive director of China Literature Limited (阅文集团) , a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 772), since June 2017 and Frontier Developments plc, a company listed on the London Stock Exchange Alternative Investment Market(stock code: FDEV), since September 2017.

 

Mr. Mitchell received his bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Oxford.

Mr. Jimmy Chi Ming Lai

Mr. Jimmy Chi Ming Lai

Non-executive Directors

 

Mr. Jimmy Chi Ming Lai is a non-executive Director. He has been the vice president of Tencent since October 2017 and the head of the financial technology group of Tencent since 2015 and is currently the dean of Tencent Finance Academy.. Mr. Lai was formerly the general manager of Tencent from 2011 to 2015 and the general manager of Tencent’s QQ membership division from 2009 to 2011.

 

Mr. Lai is currently a non-executive director of Haomai Asset Management Co., Ltd (好买财富管理股份有限公司), a company listed on the National Equities Exchange and Quotations (“NEEQ”) in the PRC (stock code: 834418), since February 2017 and ZhongAn Online P & C Insurance Co., Ltd. (众安在线财产保险股份有限公司),a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 6060), since November 2013. In addition, he was a director of Shanghai E-Money Software Technology Co., Ltd (上海益盟软件技术股份有限公司) , a company listed on the NEEQ (stock code: 832950), from December 2015 to February 2017.

 

He serves as a member of the Chief Executive’s Council of Advisers on Innovation and Strategic Development in Hong Kong since March 2018. He is also a member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference Guangdong Committee since January 2018.  

Mr. Lai received his master’s degree in business administration from Harvard University in June 2006.

Mr. Chenkai Ling

Mr. Chenkai Ling

Non-executive Directors

 

Mr. Chenkai Ling is a non-executive Director. He joined JD.com since July 2016, worked as the vice president of corporate strategy and investment of JD.com, head of JD international since September 2018. Prior to this, he worked at Bain & Company, Inc. from August 2008, and was serving as a principal of the firm when he left in July 2016.

 

Mr. Ling received his master’s degree in business administration from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College in June 2008, and his master’s degree in communications management from Tongji University (同济大学) in October 2000. Over the past three years, Mr. Ling has not been a director of any listed companies.

Mr. Huan Zhou

Mr. Huan Zhou

Non-executive Directors

 

Mr. Huan Zhou has been employed by Baidu, Inc., a company listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market (NASDAQ: BIDU) since November 2016, with current position as a senior director of mobile ecosystem strategic planning department. Prior to that, he was employed by Dah Sing Bank (China) Limited from December 2012 to October 2016, with last position as the head of retail banking in the head office.

 

Mr. Zhou obtained his master degree in business administration from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2016.

Mr. Tin Fan Yuen

Mr. Tin Fan Yuen

Independent non-executive Director, chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee

 

Mr. Tin Fan Yuen is an independent non-executive Director, chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.. Mr. Yuen was formerly chief executive of the Stock Exchange from October 1988 to October 1991, deputy chairman and executive director of the Pacific Century Group from 1996 to 2006, deputy chairman and executive director of PCCW Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 8), from August 1999 to June 2006, executive chairman of Pacific Century Insurance Holdings Limited (now known as FTL Asia Holdings Limited), a company previously listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 65), from June 1999 to July 2007 and independent non-executive director of China Foods Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 506), from July 1993 to August 2017.

 

Mr. Yuen currently holds positions in the following publicly listed companies:

         Agricultural Bank of China Limited (Hong Kong Stock Exchange Stock Code: 1288), as an independent non-executive director since March 2013;

         Pacific Century Regional Developments Limited (SGX: P15), as an independent non-executive deputy chairman since February 2015; and

         Shanghai Industrial Holdings Limited (Hong Kong Stock Exchange Stock Code: 363), as an independent non-executive director since July 2016.

 

Mr. Yuen obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of Chicago in June 1975. He is the chairman of the board of trustees of the Hong Kong Center for Economic Research, chairman of the board of Ortus Capital Management Limited, and a member of the board of trustees of University of Chicago and Fudan University.

Mr. Chester Tun Ho Kwok

Mr. Chester Tun Ho Kwok

Independent non-executive Director, chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee.

 

Mr. Chester Tun Ho Kwok is an independent non-executive Director, chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee. Mr. Kwok joined our Group in June 2017 and was appointed as independent non-executive Director on November 6, 2017. Since January 2016, Mr. Kwok has been an independent non-executive director and a member of the audit committee and investment committee of Henderson Sunlight Asset Management Limited (“Henderson Sunlight”), the manager of Sunlight Real Estate Investment Trust listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 435). With effective from November 1, 2018, Mr. Kwok was appointed as a member of the remuneration and nomination committee of Henderson Sunlight. He has also served as the deputy chairman and a member of the Share Registrars’ Disciplinary Committee of the Securities and Futures Commission since April 2017 and April 2013, respectively, as well as a member of the Process Review Panel of the Securities and Futures Commission since November 2016. Mr. Kwok was also a member of the Takeovers and Mergers Panel of the Securities and Futures Commission from April 2007 to March 2016.

 

Mr. Kwok served in a senior capacity in a number of international financial institutions, including Credit Suisse (Hong Kong) Limited and Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Ltd., between November 2000 to September 2012 and September 2012 to October 2015, respectively.

 

Mr. Kwok received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Cambridge in June 1985. He has been a member of the Hong Kong Securities Institute since 1998 and a fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors since 2016.

Ms. Lily Li Dong

Ms. Lily Li Dong

Independent non-executive Director, a member of the Audit Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee

 

Ms. Lily Li Dong is an independent non-executive Director, a member of the Audit Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee. Ms. Dong joined our Group in June 2017 and was appointed as independent non-executive Director on November 6, 2017. From August 2015 to June 2017, Ms. Dong was the chief financial officer of eDaijia, an online designated driver service provider. Prior to this, she served as chief financial officer at RDA Microelectronics, Inc., a company previously listed on Nasdaq Global Select Market (NASDAQ: RDA) (“RDA”), a fabless semiconductor company, from November 2007 to July 2015, and was its director from January 2014 to July 2015. Ms. Dong has extensive experience as a finance and management professional and led the initial public offering process of RDA. Prior to this, Ms. Dong worked for Hewlett-Packard in China since 1992, and was the Finance Operations Manager of Hewlett-Packard Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (惠普科技 (上海) 有限公司) when she left in 2005.

 

Ms. Dong received her bachelor’s degree in economics from the Nanjing University of Sciences and Technology in July 1992, and her executive master’s degree in business administration from China Europe International Business School in November 2004.