Board of Directors

Mr. Yu Gao (高煜) is the chairman of the Board, a non-executive Director of our Company and the chairman of the Nomination Committee. Mr. Gao is responsible for advising on the overall strategic planning of the Group. Mr. Gao joined our Group in April 2015 and has been a director of Home Control Singapore and our Company since April 2015 and November 2015, respectively.

Mr. Gao is a managing director in the Private Credit & Equity Division of Morgan Stanley Asia Limited. Mr. Gao joined Morgan Stanley Asia Limited in August 2005 and is responsible for the private equity investment business in China. Mr. Gao has been serving as a non-executive director of Sparkle Roll Group Ltd (耀萊集團有限公司) (stock code: 970), a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, since September 2010. From September 2007 to May 2013, he was a non-executive director of China Dongxiang (Group) Co., Ltd. (中國動向(集團)有限公司) (stock code: 3818), a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, and has been re-designated as an independent non-executive director since May 2013. Mr. Gao was an independent non-executive director of Belle International Holdings Limited (百麗國際控股有限公司), a company delisted from the Main Board of the Stock Exchange in July 2017, from August 2014 to July 2017. He is a director of Shandong Buchang Pharmaceuticals Co. Ltd (山東步長製藥 股份有限公司) (stock code: 603858), a company listed on Shanghai Stock Exchange in November 2016, since March 2012. He currently serves as an independent director of AMTD International Inc. (stock code: HKIB), a company listed on the New York Stock Exchange on 2 August 2019.

Mr. Gao obtained a master’s degree in engineering-economic systems and operations research from Stanford University in September 1999. He obtained dual bachelor’s degrees in engineering and economics from Tsinghua University (清華大學) in July 1997.

Mr. Kwok King Kingsley CHAN (陳國勁) is a non-executive Director of our Company and a member of the Remuneration Committee. Mr. Chan is responsible for advising on the overall strategic planning of the Group. Mr. Chan joined our Group in April 2015 and has been a director of Home Control Singapore and our Company since April 2015 and November 2015, respectively.

Mr. Chan is a managing director in the Private Credit & Equity Division of Morgan Stanley Asia Limited. Mr. Chan joined Morgan Stanley Asia Limited in May 2007 and is responsible for the private equity investment business in China. He is an observer on the board of Yirendai Ltd. (stock code: Y RD), a company listed on the New York Stock Exchange. He currently serves as the non-executive director of I VD Medical Holding Limited (stock code: 1931), a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange since June 2019. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley Asia Limited, Mr. Chan worked at the Asia Investment Banking Department of Citigroup Global Markets Asia Limited from September 1999 to June 2004 and Investment Banking Division of Credit Suisse (Hong Kong) Limited from July 2004 to April 2007.

Mr. Chan obtained a master’s degree from the University of Cambridge in October 1999. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of London in July 1998.

Mr. Werner Peter VAN ECK is an independent non-executive Director of our Company and a member of the Audit Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee. Mr. Van Eck is responsible for supervising and providing independent advice to the Board. Mr. Van Eck joined our Group in July 2015 and has been a director of Home Control Singapore and our Company since November 2015 and July 2015, respectively.

Mr. Van Eck took over Micro Elektronische Producten B. V. , a company principally engaged in the engineering activities and related technical consultancy businesses, in July 2015 and has worked as the chief executive officer of Micro Elektronische Producten B. V. since June 2015. He worked as the chief sales and marketing officer of WOOX Innovations Netherlands B. V. , a company then owned by Philips and principally engaged in the development and marketing of Philips branded audio and video products, from October 2013 to October 2014. Prior to that, Mr. Van Eck worked in other companies within Philips group from December 1994 to September 2013.

Mr. Van Eck obtained a master’s degree in business and economics from the Erasmus University of Rotterdam in December 1991.

Dr. Shou Kang CHEN (陳壽康) is an independent non-executive Director of our Company and the chairman of the Audit Committee and the  Remuneration Committee. Dr. Chen is responsible for supervising and providing independent advice to the Board. Dr. Chen joined our Company in October 2019.

Dr. Chen worked as the chief financial officer and senior vice president of King Yuan Electronics Co., Ltd. (京元電子股份有限公司), a company principally engaged in the business of design, manufacturing and selling, testing and assembly service of integrated circuits and listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (stock code: 2449), from May 2018 to August 2019. Dr. Chen worked as the chief financial officer and the vice president of the finance and accounting management centre of ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC. (南茂科技股份有限公司) (“ChipMOS Taiwan”), a company principally engaged in providing testing and assembly services for liquid crystal display and other display panel driver semiconductors and advanced memory and logic/mixed-signal products in Taiwan and listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange (stock code: 8150) and the NASDAQ Stock Market (stock code: IMOS), from October 2002 to October 2017. Prior to that, Dr, Chen served as the chief financial officer and a director of ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD., the then holding company of ChipMOS Taiwan and listed on the NASDAQ Stock Market prior to its merger with and into ChipMOS Taiwan in October 2016, from October 2002 to October 2016 and June 2005 to October 2016, respectively.

Dr. Chen obtained a Ph.D. degree in material science, a master’s degree in material science from the graduate school of mining, metallurgy and material science and a bachelor’s degree in mining and petroleum engineering from National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan (國立成功大學) in January 1994, June 1986 and June 1983, respectively.

Mr. Edmond Ming Siang JAUW is an independent non-executive Director of our Company and a member of the Audit Committee and the Nomination Committee. Mr. Jauw is responsible for supervising and providing independent advice to the Board. Mr. Jauw joined our Company in October 2019. Mr. Jauw worked in the Asia Investment Banking Department of Citigroup Global Markets Asia Limited from July 2001 to November 2005.

Mr. Jauw has started his own business since 2005. He is the co-founder of PT Asia Hamilton Resources, a company principally engaged in the mining business for coal, iron sand and iron ore in Indonesia and established in December 2005, PT Aesthetic Partners, a company principally engaged in health services and specialist medical clinics for facial beauty services in Indonesia and established in November 2013, PT Puro Aesthetic, a company principally engaged in business activities relating to specialist medical practice and clinics in beauty using treatments including tri-laser and anti-aging laser in Indonesia and established in January 2017, and PT Pain Relief Clinic, a company principally engaged in health services in paramedics and therapy and physiotherapist services using manual therapy, new technologies such as radiofrequency therapy, shockwave therapy and etc. in Indonesia and established in August 2018.

Mr. Jauw obtained a master’s degree in management science and engineering from Stanford University in June 2001 and a bachelor’s degree in economics from London School of Economics and Political Science in July 2000