Xidelang

Board Of Directors

Ms. Ding LiHong

Ms. Ding LiHong

(Female, Aged 44 - Citizen of PRC)
Executive Chairman
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Ms. Ding LiHong was appointed as the Executive Chairman on 5 May 2009.

She is the co-founder of XiDeLang Group ("the Group") and has been instrumental in the growth and success of the Group. With over 20 years of experience in the sportswear industry, she has contributed immensely to the Group's success particularly in driving the overall vision of the Group.

In 1993, she started her career in the sportswear industry when she established Fujian Province Jinjiang City Chendai HongPeng Footwear Manufacturing Co., Ltd ("HongPeng Footwear") together with the Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer ("CEO") of the Group, Mr. Ding PengPeng. During that time, HongPeng Footwear was initially a manufacturer of casual sports shoes. However, under her management, the Group has since grown to become a reputable and established player in sports shoes, apparel, sports accessories and equipment in China. She is also recognised for her contribution in the growth and development of the ‘XiDeLang' brand, which has successfully attained numerous awards and recognition from various authorities.

She is a graduate of the Executive Training Program for Jinjiang Entrepreneurs from University of Hong Kong - School of Professional and Continuing Education. She is also a graduate of the CEO Advanced Management Programme from Peking University.

She has been elected as a Member of National Youth Chamber of Commerce, Vice President of Jinjiang Youth Chamber of Commerce, Member of the Twelfth Jinjiang Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), Standing Committee of the Youth Federation of Jinjiang, Standing Committee of Jinjiang Footwear Association, Standing Committee of Quanzhou Footwear Association, Honorary Chairman of Junior Chamber of Commerce of Chendai, Jinjiang, China, and Standing Committee of World Jinjiang Youth Association.

She is the sister of Mr. Ding PengPeng and Ms. Ding PengWan, the Managing Director / CEO and Executive Director / Deputy CEO cum Chief Operating Officer ("COO") of the Group respectively.

She does not hold any other directorship in other public listed companies.

She does not have any conflict of interest with the Company.

In the past five (5) years, she has not been convicted of any offence.

She attended all the six (6) Board Meetings of the Company held during the financial year ended 31 December 2016.

Ding PengPeng

Ding PengPeng

(Male, Aged 42 - Citizen of PRC)
Managing Director / CEO
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Mr. Ding PengPeng was appointed as the Managing Director / CEO on 5 May 2009. He is also a member of our Remuneration Committee and Risk Management Committee.

He is the co-founder of the Group. His vision, strong business acumen and proactive management have contributed significantly to the growth and development of the Group. He has accumulated more than 20 years of marketing and management experience in the sportswear industry where he started his career in 1993, when he established HongPeng Footwear together with our Executive Chairman, Ms. Ding LiHong.

During the infancy years of XiDeLang Group, he recognised the importance of brand creation, ownership and management as key components of differentiating the Group from competitors. He was instrumental in building the ‘XiDeLang' brand of sport shoes to become a highly coveted brand in China today. His expertise and contribution extends to the formulation and execution of the overall business strategies and policies of the Group. He is also responsible for implementing the management policies and overseeing the production and operation, marketing, quality control, public relations and research and development, where his prudent management has propelled the continuing success of XiDeLang Group.

He is also the Chairman of Fujian Province Jinjiang City E-Commerce Development Co., Ltd, a private company in China that operates the "China Shoes Capital E-Commerce Centre". He has also been elected as the President of the Junior Chamber of Commerce of Chendai, Vice President of the Industrial Design & Fashion Creativity Association of JinJiang City, Executive Vice President of Jinjiang Youth Chamber of Commerce cum Director-General of Youth Entrepreneurship Society, Council Member of the Quanzhou Youth Federation and the Special Supervisory Agent (2014 - 2016) for the Chendai Police Station.

He has received numerous awards throughout the years, in recognition of his achievements and contribution to the domestic sportswear industry including the "Top Ten Sportswear Industry Player of the Year" and the "Quanzhou May-Fourth Medal".

He is the brother of Ms. Ding LiHong and Ms. Ding PengWan, the Executive Chairman and Executive Director / Deputy CEO cum COO of the Group respectively.

He does not hold any other directorship in other public listed companies.

He does not have any conflict of interest with the Company.

In the past five (5) years, he has not been convicted of any offence.

He has attended all the six (6) Board Meetings of the Company held during the financial year ended 31 December 2016.

Ding PengWan

Ding PengWan

(Female, Aged 40 - Citizen of PRC)
Executive Director / Deputy CEO cum COO
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Ms. Ding PengWan was appointed as the Executive Director on 21 July 2009. She was re-designated as the Deputy CEO cum COO on 29 February 2016. She is also the Chairman of our Risk Management Committee.

She started her career with XiDeLang Group as junior accountant in 1993 and was subsequently promoted to Purchasing and Integrated Management Manager in 2008. On 26 April 2010, she was appointed as the COO of the Group. On 29 February 2016, she has been re-designated as the Deputy CEO cum COO of the Group and is currently responsible for overseeing the overall operations and management functions of the Group.

She is a graduate of the CEO Advanced Management Program in Business Administration from Huaqiao University, China.

She is the sister of Ms. Ding LiHong and Mr. Ding PengPeng, the Executive Chairman and Managing Director / CEO of the Group respectively.

She does not hold any other directorship in other public listed companies.

She does not have any conflict of interest with the Company.

In the past five (5) years, she has not been convicted of any offence.

He does not have any conflict of interest with the Company.

She attended all the six (6) Board Meetings of the Company held during the financial year ended 31 December 2016.

Lin YingYu

Lin YingYu

(Female, Aged 39 - Citizen of PRC)
Executive Director
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Ms. Lin YingYu was appointed as the Executive Director on 10 March 2014. She is also a member of our Risk Management Committee.

She started her career with XiDeLang Group as junior accountant in 1997 and was subsequently promoted to Assistant Finance Manager in 2001. In 2005, she was promoted to Finance Manager and is tasked with the responsibilities to oversee the accounting and financial aspects of XiDeLang Group.

She has 20 years of working experience in the accounting and financial aspects and she is familiar with the XiDeLang Group's business operation and the business environment in China, particularly the footwear and apparel industry.

She has no family relationship with any other director / major shareholder of XiDeLang Group.

She does not hold any other directorship in other public listed companies.

She does not have any conflict of interest with the Company.

In the past five (5) years, she has not been convicted of any offence.

She attended all the six (6) Board Meetings of the Company held during the financial year ended 31 December 2016.

Zhu GuoHe

Zhu GuoHe

(Male, Aged 47 - Citizen of PRC)
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
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Mr. Zhu GuoHe was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 18 August 2009. He has been designated as the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 30 November 2012. He is also the Chairman of our Nomination Committee and a member of our Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee and Risk Management Committee.

He graduated from Huaqiao University, China in 1994 with an Advanced Diploma in Electrical Automation Technology. He is also a graduate of Executive Seminars on Business Administration from Huaqiao University. He subsequently obtained a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Preston University, United States in August 2010.

He is an entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in the advertising industry. After gaining wide industry experience, he established his own advertising agency, Fujian Quanzhou Tianyuan Planning and Advertising Co., Ltd in 1997. Subsequently, he established another advertising firms in China, namely Xiamen Shengshi Tianyuan Media Co., Ltd. In 2010, he established Quanzhou Tianyuan Investment Consulting Co., Ltd. Under his management and leadership, his advertising agencies have grown rapidly to become one of the leading brand creation and integrators in China. His agencies had provided advisory services to leading China sports goods companies such as Jordan (China) Co., Ltd, 3610 (China) Co., Ltd, XiDeLang, Kangta and the Chinese Basketball Association. He has been instrumental in assisting to establish the ‘XiDeLang' brand as well as other prominent sports brands in China.

He has received numerous awards in China, including "China's Top Ten Sports Brand Planning Expert" in 2005, "China's Outstanding Sports Brand Planning Expert" in 2008, "China's Top Ten Marketing Planning Expert" in 2009 and "China's Annual Fashion Brand Planning Award" in 2011. He has also been accredited as the Qualified Senior Planner in China. He has been elected as the Executive Vice President (First Council Meeting) and Chairman of the Supervisory Committee (Second Council Meeting) of Zhangzhou Chamber of Commerce in Quanzhou, and the Executive Chairman (First Council Meeting) of Pinghe Chamber of Commerce in Quanzhou.

He has no family relationship with any other director / major shareholder of XiDeLang Group.

He is also an executive director of Accsoft Technology Berhad (formerly known as Oriented Media Group Berhad), a company listed on the ACE Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad ("Bursa Securities"). He is also an independent non-executive director of China Automobile Parts Holdings Limited and Flyke International Holdings Ltd, a company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities and a public listed company in Hong Kong respectively.

He does not have any conflict of interest with the Company.

In the past five (5) years, he has not been convicted of any offence.

He has attended all the six (6) Board Meetings of the Company held during the financial year ended 31 December 2016.

Wong Yoke Nyen

Wong Yoke Nyen

(Male, Aged 58 - Malaysian)
Independent Non-Executive Director
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Mr. Wong Yoke Nyen was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 21 July 2009. He is also the Chairman of our Audit Committee and a member of our Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee.

He obtained his degree in Bachelor of Arts with Second Class Honours (First Division), having completed a course in Accountancy from City of London Polytechnic, United Kingdom (now known as London Metropolitan University). He is also a graduate of The Wharton Advance Management Program from the Wharton Business School of the University of Pennsylvania, United States of America.

In 1981, he started his career in Baker Rooke, a firm of chartered accountants in London where he gained wide experience and exposure in the areas of auditing, accountancy and management consultancy work. In 1983, he joined Aseambankers Malaysia Berhad (now known as Maybank Investment Bank Berhad). He is a seasoned investment banker with more than 30 years of dedicated corporate finance and investment banking experience. He was the Executive Vice President cum Head of Corporate Finance Division in Aseambankers Malaysia Berhad. He was an Honorary Advisor to the Master Builders Association Malaysia from July 2008 to June 2010. In 2004, he started WYNCORP Advisory Sdn. Bhd., a private company licensed to provide corporate finance advisory services. He is currently the Managing Director of WYNCORP Advisory Sdn. Bhd.

He also serves as an independent non-executive director of New Hoong Fatt Holdings Berhad, Benalec Holdings Berhad, Focus Lumber Berhad and Sentoria Group Berhad, companies listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.

He has no family relationship with any other director / major shareholder of XiDeLang Group.

He does not have any conflict of interest with the Company.

In the past five (5) years, he has not been convicted of any offence.

He has attended all the six (6) Board Meetings of the Company held during the financial year ended 31 December 2016.

Woon Yeow Thong

Woon Yeow Thong

(Male, Aged 51 - Malaysian)
Independent Non-Executive Director
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Mr. Woon Yeow Thong was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 4 September 2009. He is also the Chairman of our Remuneration Committee and a member of our Audit Committee and Nomination Committee.

He graduated from the University of Kent at Canterbury with an honours degree in law. A Barrister-at-Law (Inner Temple) and an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya, Mr. Woon was called to the English Bar at the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, England in 1989 and was subsequently admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1990.

He is the founder of Messrs Woon & Co., Advocates & Solicitors, and has been in active legal practice for more than 20 years, specialising in commercial and corporate litigation, in particular corporate insolvency and restructuring. He has a number of reported cases at the High Court and Court of Appeal of Malaysia. He has conducted many litigation matters involving winding up and corporate reconstruction pursuant to Section 176 of the Companies Act 1965, Malaysia and has also been called to give talks to officers of the Insolvency Department by the Legal Department of the Ministry of Law, Malaysia on bankruptcy and winding up laws. He has also given talks on General Advocacy to junior lawyers including those in Sarawak.

He has no family relationship with any other director / major shareholder of XiDeLang Group.

He is also an independent non-executive director of Mikro MSC Berhad, a company listed on the ACE Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.

He does not have any conflict of interest with the Company.

In the past five (5) years, he has not been convicted of any offence.

He has attended all the six (6) Board Meetings of the Company held during the financial year ended 31 December 2016.