Mr. David Yip is one of the 3 founders of the Group. He was first appointed to the Board on 30 August 2000. As Non-executive Chairman, he is responsible for the Group’s overall corporate policies and implementation of business strategies. He is an entrepreneur with considerable experience in the manufacturing and trading sectors specializing in metal products and international trade as well as investments. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in International Trade from the University of International Economics and Business in Beijing, China. Prior to his appointment, Mr David Yip held several senior management positions in companies incorporated in Hong Kong.
Mr. Wang Tingbao is a co-founder of the Group. He was first appointed to the Board on 30 August 2000. As Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, he charts the corporate directions and strategies as well as oversees the Groups’ day-to-day operations. Mr. Wang graduated from the Yishui Medical College and had practised as a medical physician in the Coal Mining Hospital at Linyi, Shandong Province of China. Mr Wang obtained his Master’s degree in Economic Management from the Beijing Industry and Commerce University in 1999. Mr Wang Tingbao has considerable industrial and commercial experience in the manufacturing of ceramics. Prior to his appointment, Mr Wang Tingbao was held the managerial position in the Luozhuang Ceramic Factory overseeing the entire production planning, purchasing, human resources and capital budgeting for the firm.
Mr. Sitoh Yih Pin (48 years old) was appointed as an Independent Director of the Company on 15 January 2001 and was last re-elected on 20 April 2010. Mr Sitoh is a Certified Public Accountant and a director of Nexia TS Public Accounting Corporation. Currently, Mr Sitoh is the Member of Parliament for Potong Pasir constituency. He is also presently a director of several public listed companies comprising Allied Technologies Limited, Chinasing Investment Holdings Limited, Lian Beng Group Ltd, Nera Telecommunications Ltd and Meiban Group Ltd. Mr Sitoh was also a director of several public listed companies in the preceding 5 years including PNE Micron Holdings Ltd, Van Der Horst Energy Limited and Labroy Marine Pte Ltd. Mr Sitoh holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) degree from the National University of Singapore and is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.
Mr. Fu Qiang was appointed as the Group’s third independent, non executive director on the 28 May 2004. He is currently the General Manager of Shandong Linyi Light Industry Company Limited. He is also an instructor for the local companies in share composition restructuring and consultant to the local companies in assets restructuring and matters related to the capital markets. He graduated from the Chinese Language Faculty, Linyi Teaching College in 1985. He further pursued his Corporate Management Degree from the Shandong Economics College in 1994. He attained his Graduate Research Study specialised in Business Administration from the University of Science and Technology China in 2002. In 1998, Mr. Fu was awarded the title of Senior Economist by the Shandong Economic Bureau.
Mr. Lee Teck Leng (45 years old) was appointed as an Independent Director of the Company on 6 July 2011. He is a practising lawyer with more than 20 years of experience. He is currently a Director in Legal Clinic LLC, a boutique litigation practice. Mr Lee Teck Leng specialises in criminal litigation. He has acted for several companies listed on the SGX, and for numerous directors and senior executives of listed companies and Government Link Companies. Prior to joining private practice, Mr Lee Teck Leng was a Judge in the Subordinate Courts and a Deputy Public Prosecutor in the Commercial Affairs Department. He graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Second Class (Upper Honours) Law Degree on a Public Service Commission scholarship. Mr Lee Teck Leng is currently also an independent director in Asiasons Capital Ltd.