About Us

The Possibilities Are Endless

From ideation to R&D to production, the possibilities are endless when you work with Computime.
Established in 1974 and listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange since 2006, Computime is a technology,
and manufacturing company that advances and enables smart and sustainable living for everyone through connected
homes and buildings, evolving robotic automation, and innovating renewable energy and water saving technology.

Our Values

Customer Focus

Solution Driven

Innovation

Collaboration

Integrity

What We Do

Computime is made up of three businesses: Control Solutions, Salus Controls, and Computime Brands.

Control Solutions is a manufacturing and engineering company providing OEM and ODM solutions to the commercial, industrial and consumer markets.

Salus Controls  Salus Controls is our B2B brand and engineering company focusing on heat controls and renewable energy systems.

Computime Brands is B2C brand and technology company focusing on smart-home, floorcare and baby products.

Our History

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  • 1974

    Founded

    Mr. Auyang Ho founded Computime in Hong Kong to design and manufacture electronic clocks and timing devices

  • 1979

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    1 million digital clocks shipped

  • 1980

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    Opens first factory in Guangzhou, China

  • 1982

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    • Launches new control devices, including appliance timers and digital thermostats
    • Opens first office in U.S.
  • 1984

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    Opens new factory in Shenzhen, China

  • 1989

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    Opens new corporate headquarters in Kwun Tong, Hong Kong

  • 1995

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    Awarded ISO 9002 certification

  • 1998

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    Expands Shenzhen, China manufacturing facility to 350,000 sq ft

  • 1999

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    Opens additional office in USA

  • 2000

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    Opens offices in Europe and Japan

  • 2001

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    Receives ‘Hong Kong Industry Award Grand Prize for Quality’

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    Awarded ISO 14001 Certification

  • 2003

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    Registered by the FDA to manufacture medical devices

  • 2004

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    • Awarded ISO 13485:2002 Certification
    • Celebrated Computime’s 30th Anniversary
    • Opens 1.5 million sq ft manufacturing facility in Buji Technology Park, Buji, China
  • 2005

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    Launches SALUS Controls brand portfolio in UK and Germany

  • 2006

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    Listed on HKEX

    • Listed on Hong Kong Stock Exchange (Stock Code 320)
    • Moved Global Headquarters to Wan Chai, Hong Kong
    • Receives ‘Finance Asia Achievement Award 2006’
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    • One of the first companies globally to have smart energy products certified by ZigBee Alliance
    • SALUS receives ‘Best New Electronic Control’ award at Hannover Fair, Germany
  • 2010

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    Develops integrated home automation platform

  • 2012

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    Designs, manufactures and distributes wireless Internet thermostat for European markets

  • 2013

    • Awarded ISO/TS 16949 (Quality management systems for automotive production) Certification
    • SALUS Controls now distributed in 40 countries
  • 2014

    40th Anniversary

    Brand Distribution division added to Computime Group Limited

  • 2017

    Awards

    Wins Bloomberg “Listed Enterprises of the Year” and Economic Digest “Hong Kong Outstanding Enterprises” awards

  • 2018

    New Headquarters

    • Garners Gold Award in the Hong Kong Information and Communications Technology Awards 2018
    • Relocates headquarters to Hong Kong Science Park
    • Wins 2018 Hong Kong Awards for Industries: Technological Achievement Award
  • 2019

    CES Innovation Award

    • Recipient of 2020 CES Innovation Award
    • Opens Computime Vietnam factory, with 145,000 square feet of complete turnkey manufacturing
  • 2020

    New Factory

    Opened newest factory in Peneng, Malaysia with over 6,000 square meters of space.

Board of Directors

Executive Directors

AUYANG Ho

The co-founder of Computime Group Ltd, Mr. Auyang has more than four decades of experience in manufacturing operations, product management and development in the electronics industry. When he founded the business in 1974, his vision was to create a first-class technology company and pioneer new markets. He currently acts as an advisor to our Chief Executive Officer, providing guidance on management issues. As the director and shareholder of Solar Power Group Limited – the controlling shareholder of the Company – Mr. Auyang serves as the Executive Director and Chairman of the Board. He also serves on several committees, including the executive, nomination and remuneration committees. Before starting Computime, Mr. Auyang studied structural engineering at South China Institute of Technology (now known as the South China University of Technology), followed by an engineering position at the Ministry of Railways of the People’s Republic of China and several years in management with Chiaphua Group and International Containers Limited.

Bernard AUYANG Pak Hong

An inspiring leader and a Harvard graduate, Mr. Bernard Auyang rejoined Computime as a Non-Executive Director in January 2020, and was appointed as an Executive Director and the Chief Executive Director in April 2020. Bringing with him over 28 years of experience in the general management and the corporate industry, Mr. Bernard Auyang currently serves as an Executive Director, the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Executive Committee of the Company. Mr. Bernard Auyang has been the chairman of Vida Nova Ventures, a Hong Kong based investment firm; and the CEO of Altis Zenus Group, a brand and technology company focusing on innovative communication and outdoor products. He is also a director of CUHK Medical Centre Limited, as well as a member of its executive committee, and the chairman of both of the business development committee and the IT committee. Mr. Bernard Auyang is currently an independent non-executive director, the chairman of the remuneration committee and a member of the audit committee and nomination committee of Lever Style Corporation, a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 1346). He is also an outside director, the chairman of the nomination committee and the compensation committee of Sumida Corporation, a company listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, First Session (stock code: 6817). Mr. Bernard Auyang was a recipient of the Young Industrialist Awards of Hong Kong in 1999 and was named the Hong Kong Young Industrial Ambassador in 2002. He was also the past international chairman of the Young Presidents’ Organization, a global network of young chief executives, for the year 2014 to 2015. Mr. Bernard Auyang is currently a council member of St. Paul’s Co-educational College, a member of the advisory board of the Institute of Chinese Studies and a member of the committee of Overseers of Wu Yee Sun College of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and a court member of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Mr. Bernard Auyang obtained a Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude in East Asian Studies and Economics from Harvard University in the U.S.A.

Kent WONG Wah Shun

Mr. Wong rejoined the Company in April 2020 as the President. Having over 30 years of experience in the electronic industry focusing on product development, manufacturing, distribution and brand development, he was the CEO of the Branded Business in VTech Telecommunication before leaving the company in 2008, after 19 years working with them. Afterwards, he has worked in companies with renowned brands on product and technology sides at the senior executive level, notably including being the President of Salus Solutions of the Group in 2009. Mr. Wong is a Chartered Engineer and a member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). He earned a Master’s Degree in Engineering Management from City University of Hong Kong, a Master’s Degree in Engineering from University of Warwick, an MBA from University of Strathclyde and an Executive MBA from the Kellogg-HKUST. He also holds 3 invention patents in US Patent and Trademark Office.

Non-Executive Directors

Anthony KAM Chi Chiu

Mr. Kam is a Non-executive Director and a member of the Audit Committee of the Company. Mr. Kam is a fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He holds a Master’s degree in Mathematics from the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. He qualified as a chartered accountant in London and currently practices as a certified public accountant in Hong Kong. Mr. Kam was appointed as a Non-executive Director of the Group in November 1993.

WONG Chun Kong

Mr. Wong is a Non-executive Director of the Company. He is a solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong and currently a senior counsel at Manulife (International) Limited. Mr. Wong was educated in both Hong Kong and England. He has substantial experience in civil litigation and deals mainly in commercial, personal injuries, banking and administrative law litigation, corporate acquisition, cross-border joint ventures, etc. He had served as a deputy adjudicator of the Small Claims Tribunal in 1998 and as an adjudicator of the Registration of Persons Tribunal of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region during period from March 2005 to February 2011. He was also a panel member of the Municipal Services Appeals Board of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region during the period from January 2009 to December 2014. He is now a chief adjudicator of the Registration of Persons Tribunal of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Mr. WONG was appointed as a Nonexecutive Director in February 2008.

Leadership Team

Executive Team

Ho AUYANG

Chairman

The co-founder of Computime Group Ltd, Mr. Auyang has more than four decades of experience in manufacturing operations, product management and development in the electronics industry. When he founded the business in 1974, his vision was to create a first-class technology company and pioneer new markets. He currently acts as an advisor to our Chief Executive Officer, providing guidance on management issues. As the director and shareholder of Solar Power Group Limited – the controlling shareholder of the Company – Mr. Auyang serves as the Executive Director and Chairman of the Board. He also serves on several committees, including the executive, nomination and remuneration committees. Before starting Computime, Mr. Auyang studied structural engineering at South China Institute of Technology (now known as the South China University of Technology), followed by an engineering position at the Ministry of Railways of the People’s Republic of China and several years in management with Chiaphua Group and International Containers Limited.

Bernard AUYANG Pak Hong

Chief Executive Officer

An inspiring leader and a Harvard graduate, Mr. Bernard Auyang rejoined Computime as a Non-Executive Director in January 2020, and was appointed as an Executive Director and the Chief Executive Director in April 2020. Bringing with him over 28 years of experience in the general management and the corporate industry, Mr. Bernard Auyang currently serves as an Executive Director, the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Executive Committee of the Company. Mr. Bernard Auyang has been the chairman of Vida Nova Ventures, a Hong Kong based investment firm; and the CEO of Altis Zenus Group, a brand and technology company focusing on innovative communication and outdoor products. He is also a director of CUHK Medical Centre Limited, as well as a member of its executive committee, and the chairman of both of the business development committee and the IT committee. Mr. Bernard Auyang is currently an independent non-executive director, the chairman of the remuneration committee and a member of the audit committee and nomination committee of Lever Style Corporation, a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 1346). He is also an outside director, the chairman of the nomination committee and the compensation committee of Sumida Corporation, a company listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, First Session (stock code: 6817). Mr. Bernard Auyang was a recipient of the Young Industrialist Awards of Hong Kong in 1999 and was named the Hong Kong Young Industrial Ambassador in 2002. He was also the past international chairman of the Young Presidents’ Organization, a global network of young chief executives, for the year 2014 to 2015. Mr. Bernard Auyang is currently a council member of St. Paul’s Co-educational College, a member of the advisory board of the Institute of Chinese Studies and a member of the committee of Overseers of Wu Yee Sun College of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and a court member of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Mr. Bernard Auyang obtained a Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude in East Asian Studies and Economics from Harvard University in the U.S.A.

Kent WONG Wah Shun

President

Mr. Wong rejoined the Company in April 2020 as the President. Having over 30 years of experience in the electronic industry focusing on product development, manufacturing, distribution and brand development, he was the CEO of the Branded Business in VTech Telecommunication before leaving the company in 2008, after 19 years working with them. Afterwards, he has worked in companies with renowned brands on product and technology sides at the senior executive level, notably including being the President of Salus Solutions of the Group in 2009. Mr. Wong is a Chartered Engineer and a member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). He earned a Master’s Degree in Engineering Management from City University of Hong Kong, a Master’s Degree in Engineering from University of Warwick, an MBA from University of Strathclyde and an Executive MBA from the Kellogg-HKUST. He also holds 3 invention patents in US Patent and Trademark Office.

Jim POON Chi Man

Chief Operating Officer

Bringing with him over 30 years’ extensive international experience in engineering, manufacturing and quality, Mr. Poon joined Computime in 2019 as Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Poon showed his earliest stints in the States with leadership role on process and product development as well as programs and operations. On relocating back to Hong Kong, he became the Vice President of Operations for Kalex, a PCB manufacturer. Subsequently, he spent 13 years with Multek/Flextronics in charge of operations for multiple factories in the Zhuhai area of China, as well as running the entire Quality program for Multek globally. He was the Chairman of Flextronics’s Six Sigma Council leading this business excellence initiative globally. Mr. Poon had also assumed Chief Operating Officer for TTM Technologies and Senior Vice President of Global Operations for Universal Electronics Inc. Prior to joining Computime, he was the Vice President of Asia Operations and Global Quality for Isola Group, a global leader of copper-clad laminates and dielectric prepregs. Mr. Poon earned a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Columbia University, USA, a Master’s in Mechanical Engineering from Polytechnic University of New York, USA, and an MBA from Hofstra University, USA.

George POON Yiu Ming

Chief Finance Officer

Mr. Poon joined the Company in 2018 as Chief Financial Officer. He has over 20 years of corporate finance, commercial and strategic development experience through his CFO and management positions held in leading conglomerates and multinational listed companies across retail, trading, manufacturing, banking and the technology sectors. Mr. Poon is a member of CPA Australia. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in environmental science from the University of Hong Kong and a Master’s degree in business administration from Monash University.

Wai Leung HA

Executive Vice President – SALUS NA and Research

Dr. Ha is an Executive Vice President, in charge of Salus North America, a subsidiary of the Group. Dr. Ha joined the Group over 20 years ago and has been influential in expanding new business units. A true visionary, Dr. Ha oversees our business development in North America for Salus Controls, Computime’s own brand. During his tenure with the Group, he has developed Computime’s first R&D centers in Shenzhen and Cincinnati. Dr. Ha also holds a wide range of patents in smart control and heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) fields. With his leadership, the Group has established a strong technology foundation in the emerging Internet of Things (IoT) market. Dr. Ha is a Chartered Engineer and a member of the Institute of Measurement and Control (InstMC) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), as well as a senior member of the Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He has over 30 years of working experience in business, engineering, research and development. He’s also an exceptional scholar, having earned a Master’s degree in Electronic Systems Design from City University of Hong Kong, a Master of Science in Engineering from the University of Hong Kong, as well as an Engineering Doctorate in Engineering Management from City University of Hong Kong.

Alex CHOI Lap Hung

Executive Vice President – Control Solutions

Mr. Choi joined Computime in 2020 as the Executive Vice President – Control Solutions. He is a veteran of the EMS industry, and brings with him over 30 years of experience in a variety of capacities including industrial product R&D, supply chain strategy, operations as well as business development. Mr. Choi oversees the sales function and is responsible for customer relationships across Europe, the US and the Asia-Pacific region. Prior to joining Computime, Mr. Choi was Vice President of Kaifa Technology where he oversaw the corporate supply chain strategy and expanded the business in Asia, Europe and the Middle East. Before that, he was General Manager of VTech Communications where he oversaw international business development. Mr. Choi holds a Master of Science degree in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from University of Warwick in the United Kingdom.

Candy FU Mei Yuk

Vice President of Business Development

Ms. Fu rejoined Computime in 2020 as the Vice President of Business Development. She has over 25 years of experience in the sales & marketing and business development in the electronic manufacturing industry. She held various senior management positions previously, including working as the General Manager of Business Development for 10 years of the Company. Prior to rejoining us, Ms. Fu was the Vice President of Business Development in Wise Ally International Holdings Limited. She obtained a Bachelor Degree in Organization Studies and Sociology from the University of Lancaster in the United Kingdom.

Jeroen STEENBLIK

Vice President of Computime Brands

Mr. Steenblik joined the group in 2021 and is Vice President in charge of Computime Brands, a new B2C subsidiary of the Group. He has over 22 years of extensive experience in the consumer electronics industry having worked in engineering, consumer marketing and business management. For over 18 years he worked at Philips in The Netherlands, Singapore and Hong Kong where he developed and successfully launched many highly innovative products to market which included among the first connected home entertainment and IoT products. He most recently was involved in helping to diversify the consumer electronics portfolio in TCL Electronics by setting up and successfully starting the new Soundbar business group, which with its innovative product range raked in many awards at IFA 2019 and CES 2020.

Mr. Steenblik holds a Bachelor Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Fontys University in The Netherlands.

Michael CHU Chun Kit

Vice President – Engineering

Mr. Chu joined the Group in 2018, and is the Vice President – Engineering. He has over 30 years of experience in consumer products segment, 20 years of which in mobile and telecommunication industry. He has extensive experience in end-to-end ecosystems, from infrastructure business model to content and service solutions. Mr. Chu gained valuable experience at Motorola where he had worked for 10 years in key roles from semiconductors sector to mobile solutions sector. As the director of Engineering at Motorola, one of his major achievements was to create the Taichi family of smart phones and J2ME OTA eco-system in the 2000s. Subsequent to his career in Motorola, Mr. Chu successfully took key positions at companies such as E28, Elite Holdings, ConvenientPower and WiTricity, and build an extensive track record in wireless charging for consumer and automotive segments. Mr. Chu holds a Bachelor Degree in Engineering, majoring in Microelectronics & Microprocessor from University of Newcastle in the United Kingdom.

Jimmy HO Pak Tong

Vice President of Global Human Resources

Equipped with 25 years of HR experience, Mr. Ho is Vice President of Global Human Resources. He joined the company in 2014, following senior positions as Regional and Global Head of Human Resources at sizable multinational and local companies, including WL Gore & Associates, Novo Nordisk, ASML, Spotless Group and Lee Kum Kee. Responsible for attracting new recruits and fostering leadership among the team, Mr. Ho has cultivated a performance-driven culture that aims to attract and retain talent. He has also spearheaded internship programs with leading engineering institutions such as MIT. Mr. Ho graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and holds a Master of Science in Human Resources Management from the College of Dublin, National University of Ireland.

Roger WONG Kung Keung

Vice President of Manufacturing

Bringing with him over 25 years of experience in both manufacturing and supply chain, Mr. Wong joined Computime as the Vice-President of Manufacturing in 2020. Prior to joining us, Mr. Wong was the General Manager and Legal Representative of Belton Technology Group, where he led and managed their operations located in Wuxi, Zhuhai, Dongguan and Shenzhen. Mr. Wong was with Flextronics/Multek for 18 years where he served different leadership roles, as the Senior Director for Supply Chain Management for 13 facilities worldwide, the General Manager of Operations for six factories located in Hong Kong and Zhuhai. Mr. Wong holds a Fellow of Management and Business Administration from the Professional Validation Council of Hong Kong Industries in 2016 and a holder of three Masters degrees – Master of Chinese Law from Renmin University of China in 2009, an Executive Master of Business Administration from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2006 and a Master of Engineering Business Management from the University of Warwick/Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 1999. He has a Diploma in Purchasing and Supply and Post Experience in Industrial and Operations Management, both from Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He also holds a diploma in Demand Flow Technology and Business Strategy from John Costanza Institute of Technology Incorporation.

Minh Van NGUYEN

Vice President of Operations Finance

The Vice President of Operations Finance, Mr. Nguyen joined the Company in 2011. He has more than 35 years of experience in the electronics industry, serving in various financial management roles at international companies listed on US stock exchanges. Mr. Nguyen is a fellow of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He graduated from the University of New Orleans, in the US, with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a master’s degree in Business Administration in Finance from the University of Santa Clara, US.

Dean JEPSON

Managing Director SALUS EU

Mr. Jepson joined the Computime team in 2002, charged with the launch the Group’s own Brand initiative, SALUS. After successfully launching SALUS in the UK market, Mr. Jepson then turned his focus into other parts of Europe, aiding and driving the launch and development of the SALUS brand across 36 countries in Europe and continuously expanding. Furthermore, Mr. Jepson has led SALUS to win and obtain many awards throughout the years, including “Product of the Year” and “Fastest Growing” company in 2014 and 2016, respectively.

Having worked in the HVAC Industry for over 34 years, Mr. Jepson has held various senior positions in sales and management prior to joining Computime. An engineer by trade but eager to develop his skills and knowledge across the business sector, Mr. Jepson has taken part in many business, brand, and people management courses. Mr. Jepson has led the design and development of some of the most arguably successful thermostats selling in the HVAC market today.

Independent Non-Executive Directors

LUK Koon Hoo, BBS, JP

Mr. Luk is an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company, the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of both the Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee of the Company. He is a retired banker, and has 30 years of comprehensive experience in accounting and financial management. He began at Hang Seng Bank in 1975 as a trainee officer. He was appointed as personal assistant to the deputy general manager and held that office from 1987 to 1989. Mr. Luk served as the Head of Financial Control in 1989, as Director and Deputy Chief Executive in 1994 and as Managing Director and Deputy Chief Executive from 1996 to his retirement in May 2005. Regarding Mr. Luk’s other directorships, he is an Independent Non-executive Director of China Properties Group Limited, Hung Hing Printing Group Limited and i-Cable Communications Limited (companies listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange) and is an Independent Non-executive Director of AXA General Insurance Hong Kong Limited. Mr. Luk also serves as a council member of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and a Non-executive Director of Urban Renewal Authority. Mr. Luk also served in the past on the Court and Council of Hong Kong Baptist University, the Advisory Committee on New Broadbased Taxes, the Personal Data (Privacy) Advisory Committee, the Central Policy Unit of the Hong Kong Government, the Statistics Advisory Board, the Broadcasting Authority, the Board of Trustees of the Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fund and the Advisory Committee, the Investor Education Advisory Committee of the Securities and Futures Commission (“SFC”), Barristers Disciplinary Tribunal Panel, the Operations Review Committee of ICAC and Town Planning Board. He was an appointed member of the Hong Kong Legislative Council from 1992 to 1995, and also a member of the first Election Committee of the Legislative Council. He holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences Degree in Statistics from The University of Hong Kong and a Master of Business Administration Degree from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is a fellow of The Hong Kong Institute of Bankers. Mr. Luk is a Non-official Justice of the Peace and was awarded the honour of Bronze Bauhinia Star in 2004 in recognition of his contributions to public services. Mr. Luk was appointed as a Non-executive Director of the Group in January 2006.

Patrick Thomas SIEWERT

Mr. Siewert is an Independent Non-executive Director, the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of both the Audit Committee and Nomination Committee of the Company. He is a Managing Director and Partner of The Carlyle Group, advising on investments in consumer and retail businesses across Asia since April 2007. Previous to joining The Carlyle Group he held various positions in Asia with The Coca-Cola Company including Group President and President and Chief Operating Officer and Corporate Executive Committee member during the period from 2001 to 2007. He was responsible for some of the highest growth businesses in The Coca-Cola Company and some of its most innovative and successful product launches. Mr. Siewert’s early career experiences were with the Eastman Kodak Company, where he had worked since 1974, holding positions in sales management, marketing, finance, brand management, business planning and general management in various countries/regions around the world, including the Americas, Europe and Asia. He served as Chairman, Greater China Region, Chief Operating Officer of Kodak’s global consumer business and President, Kodak Professional, its global commercial business. He was a Senior Vice-President of Eastman Kodak Company. Mr. Siewert attended the Rochester Institute of Technology in Imaging Science, Business and Service Management and received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Finance from Elmhurst College, Illinois and a Master of Science from the Rochester Institute of Technology. He currently serves as a Director in Avery Dennison Corporation, a company listed on the New York Stock Exchange, Mondelez International, Inc., a company listed on the NASDAQ Stock Market and Eastern Broadcasting Company. He has served as past Director of several companies in the health and beauty, hotel/tourism and animal nutrition and natural resources sectors. He has also served as past Director of several trade organizations including the US-Hong Kong Business Council, US China Business Council, US-ASEAN Business Council and board of governors, American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. He is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization, World Presidents’ Organization and Chief Executives Organization. Mr. Siewert is a recipient of several diversity awards and a United Nations IPC Lifetime Achievement Award. Mr. Siewert was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company in September 2006.

Patrick HO Pak Chuen

Mr. Ho is an Independent Non-executive Director, a member of Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee of the Company. Mr. Ho is currently the Group Managing Director, Group Chairman Office of Fung (1937) Management Limited, as well as the Chief Operating Officer of Global Brands Group Holding Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 787). He also holds directorship in a number of private companies within the Fung Group of companies. Mr. Ho previously worked for The Dow Chemical Company, and retired in 2018 after 40 years of service. He has extensive experience in the chemical industry while working for The Dow Chemical Company. Mr. Ho was global business director for Ethylene Oxide, Propylene Oxide and Derivatives in Chemicals and Metals in Dow headquarters in Midland, Michigan. He returned to Hong Kong in 1998 as President for Dow Chemical, Asia Pacific region, Global Vice President for Epoxy & Specialty Chemicals then Asia Pacific vice president for manufacturing, public & government affairs. Mr. Ho was the chairman of Association of International Chemical Manufacturers (AICM) in Hong Kong/China in 2001–2003. Mr. Ho is currently an independent non-executive director, the chairman of the remuneration committee, and a member of audit committee and health, safety and environment committee of Yip’s Chemical Holdings Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 408). Mr. Ho obtained a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Queen’s University at Kingston, Canada.

Roy KUAN

Mr. Kuan is an Independent Non-executive Director, a member of Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee of the Company. He is a private investor across a variety of asset classes, and a supporter of venture philanthropy and social enterprises. Mr. Kuan currently is a board or advisory board member of several private companies. Previously, Mr. KUAN worked for over 20 years and was a Managing Partner at CVC Capital Partners, a leading global private equity firm with US$140 billion in cumulative funds under management. Mr. Kuan has invested and served on the boards of companies across the telecom, media, consumer, business services, and industrial sectors in Asia. Prior to CVC, Mr. Kuan was an investment director at Citigroup’s Asian private equity investment division. Mr. Kuan received his Master of Business Administration degree from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Georgetown University, where he was a George F. Baker Scholar.