Executive Chairman
Mr. Wong Sum is our Executive Chairman. He was appointed to our Board on 31 March 2020. Mr. Wong is responsible for the formulation and execution of overall business strategies and policies of the Group, as well as leading the Board to ensure its effectiveness on all aspects of its roles. Mr. Wong was previously the director of HWX Group, a private architecture and design firm from 2017 to 2019, and he worked as the Corporate Banking Manager in the China Construction Bank (Asia) Corporation Limited from 2015 to 2017. Mr. Wong also holds key positions in several political and economic organisations, such as being a member of the Heilongjiang Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference(中国人民政治协商会议黑龙江省委员会), the Vice President of the Hong Kong Heilongjiang Economic Association(香港黑龙江经济合作促进会)and a Vice Secretary General of the Jiangxi Youth Federation(江西省青年联合会)。Mr. Wong Sum holds a master degree in Finance from Peking University and a bachelor degree in Management from the University of Warwick. He is the son of the Group’s founder and the Company’s controlling shareholder, Mr. Wong Lam Ping.
Executive Director
Ms. Wang Cuiping is our Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer. She was appointed to our Board on 14 August 2006 and was last re-elected on 30 July 2018. She joined our Group in 2002, and is responsible for strategic planning and financial management, as well as the overall management of the Group. Before joining Pan Hong, she spent 13 years from 1982 with the Inner Mongolia Hai Bo Wan Mining Bureau(内蒙古海勃湾矿务局)handling accounting matters, eventually becoming the head of the financial department from 1992 to 1995. From 1995 to 2002, she worked as a tax expert for the Inner Mongolia Wu Hai City State Administration of Taxation(内蒙古乌海市国税局). She later joined 999 Huzhou Pharmaceutical Company (三九湖州药业)as the head of the financial department, before joining our Group as senior accountant in 2002. Ms. Wang graduated from the Inner Mongolia Coal Industrial School(内蒙古煤炭工业大学) in 1982 with a degree in Financial Accounting, and from the Inner Mongolia Broadcast and Television University(内蒙古广播电视大学) with a degree in Industrial Accounting in 1986. She was certified as a PRC Certified Tax Expert by the PRC Ministry of Finance, State Administration of Taxation in 2000 and as a PRC Certified Public Accountant by the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants in 2004.
Independent Director
Mr. Sim Wee Leong is our lead Independent Director. He was appointed to our Board on 14 August 2006 and was last re-elected on 30 July 2018. He is currently practising as a Chartered Accountant (Singapore) in Smalley & Sims PAC, a well established local accounting practice. He started his professional career in 1989 with an international accounting firm, before leaving in 1997 to join his current firm. He graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy from the National University of Singapore in 1989.
Independent Director
Dr. Choo Kian Koon is our Independent Director. He was appointed to our Board on 14 August 2006 and was last re-elected on 26 July 2019. Dr. Choo has over 40 years of experience in the property industry. He is currently the chairman of VestAsia Group Pte Ltd, a real estate advisory services company and independent director of Manulife US Real Estate Management Pte. Ltd. (Manager of Manulife US Real Estate Investment Trust). He is also an adjunct associate professor at the Department of Real Estate, National University of Singapore. For the past 3 years, Dr. Choo also held directorship in Ascendas Hospitality Trust (A-HTrust). Dr. Choo was formerly the CEO of the Real Estate Developers’ Association of Singapore. Before that he was the Senior Vice President at CapitaLand and CapitaLand Residential Limited, and was on the board of United Malayan Land Bhd, a real estate developer listed on Bursa Malaysia. Prior to joining the CapitaLand group of companies, Dr. Choo was the National Director and head of Research and Consultancy at Jones Lang LaSalle Property Consultants Pte Ltd where he was the Asia Pacific regional head of research. Before that, he was with Richard Ellis Property Consultants as the Director and the Head of Development and Consultancy. Dr. Choo was also previously a senior lecturer with the School of Building and Estate Management of the National University of Singapore. Dr. Choo obtained a Doctorate in Urban Planning from the University of Washington with a Certificate of Achievement in Urban Design in 1988, a Master of Philosophy in Environmental Planning from the University of Nottingham in 1979, and a Bachelor of Science in Estate Management from the University of Singapore in 1974. He is a fellow of the Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers and an affiliate member of the Singapore Institute of Planners.
Independent Director
Dr. Zheng Haibin is our Independent Director. He was appointed to our Board on 14 August 2006 and was last re-elected on 30 July 2018. He is presently the Director of CCH High-Tech Enterprise Ltd. and the Director of Shenzhen Scinfo Venture Capital Management Co., Ltd. He was also a visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Waterloo from 1989 to 1991. Dr. Zheng graduated from Copenhagen University with a Doctorate in Natural Science in 1987 and a Bachelor degree from Zhongshan University in 1982.