Board of Directors
Date of Appointment: 9 April 1999
Mr. Christopher Ho Wing-On, aged 68, graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto in 1974. Prior to 1991, he was a senior partner in a major accounting firm in Hong Kong. Mr. Christopher Ho Wing-On has extensive experience in manufacturing, corporate finance, international trade and real estate industries.
Date of Appointment: 28 April 2014
Mr Ricky Sim Eng Huat, aged 65,was appointed the Independent Non-Executive Director of Lafe Corporation on 28 April
2014. He chairs the Nominating Committee and is a member of the Audit as well as Remuneration Committee. Mr Sim started his career in 1977 with the Singapore Civil Service where he spent a total of 18 years, during which he had served
6 years in Hong Kong and 3 years in Bangkok as a diplomat. In 1994, he entered the private sector by joining Suntec Investment Group of Companies (SIPL) in Singapore. In addition to fulfilling the role of Chief Operating Officer of SIPL, Mr Sim was the Managing Director of Chesterton Suntec International Property Consultants from 1997 to 2013. He had been an Honorary Advisor to the Real Estate Developers Association of Singapore from 2005 to 2013 and member of the Singapore Institute of Directors since its founding in January 2000.
Mr Sim is also an Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Nominating Committee of both SK Jewellery Group Limited and Metech International Ltd. In Metech Board, he is concurrently the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee. He is also an Independent & Non-Executive Director of Mary Chia Holdings Ltd.
Date of Appointment: 1 March 2012
Mr. Will, Eduard William Rudolf Helmuth, aged 77, holds degrees from the Gymnasium St. Georg, Hamburg and the University of Hamburg. He has worked in Germany, New York, London, Hong Kong and is now based in Germany. Mr. Will has more than 44 years of experience as merchant banker, senior advisor and director of various public and private companies. Mr. Will’s previous experience include heading international mergers and acquisitions for Amex Bank Ltd. in London, partner of Bear, Stearns and Company in London and New York and director of a subsidiary of Singapore Telecom Australia. Mr. Will is now a director of two Swedish companies, i.e. Systemhus Group and Sprinkle AB.
Date of Appointment: 29 April 2016
Mr. Kin Yuen, aged 64, holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Toronto, Canada. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant in Canada and he is a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He has extensive experience in corporate finance, financial planning, reporting and management. He is currently an independent non-executive director of Huayi Tencent Entertainment Co. Ltd., formerly China Jiuhao Health Industry Corporation Ltd., which is an investment holding company principally engaged in entertainment and media businesses and it is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. He is also an independent non-executive director of Emerson Radio Corporation, a U.S. company engaged in distribution of consumer electronic products and electrical appliances, and It is listed on the American Stock Exchange. He is also an executive director of Culturecom Holdings Ltd., an investment holding company principally engaged in publishing businesses, and it is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Mr. Yuen chairs both the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee for the Company.
Date of Appointment: 6 August 2010
Mr. Paul Law Kwok Fai, aged 62, holds Bachelor of Science, majoring in Computer Science & Mathematics from The University of Western Ontario, Canada. He has over 39 years of working experience with wide-exposure and knowledge in manufacturing, operations, information technology, project management and extensive exposure in PRC operations. Mr. Law chairs the Asset Management Committee for the Company.
Date of Appointment: 6 August 2010
Mr. Kenny Suen Wai Cheung, aged 56, is Executive Director of Operations, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Vigers Group, holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree from De Montford University, United Kingdom. He is a Fellow of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and Fellow of Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors. He has more than 32 years of experience in real estate development in United Kingdom, Hong Kong and PRC. Mr. Suen’s global experience covers development appraisals, projects management, property sales and marketing for major institutional investors. He has served on a number of HKSAR Government Boards including Town Planning Appeals Board and the Inland Revenue Board of Review.
Date of Appointment: 31 August 2018
Mr. Paul Francis Gregory Binney, aged 59, is Executive Finance Director of the Group and Company Secretary. He holds an MBA from the University of Warwick and a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) Degree from University of Birmingham. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Mr. Paul Binney has extensive experience in finance and corporate accounting in manufacturing and operations worldwide.