Leadership

Meet the team

Comprising industry veterans across all areas of expertise, our leadership team drives Computime’s core values: problem solving, innovation, collaboration, integrity, and reliability. This talented group of engineers, designers and executives is responsible for spearheading the expansion of Computime’s electronic design and manufacturing services around the world.

Executive Directors

Ho AUYANG

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.

Senior Management

Jimmy POON Chi Man

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

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 degree in Environmental Science from the University of Hong Kong and a Master degree in Business Administration from Monash University.

Wai Leung HA

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

Mr. Choi joined Computime in May 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

Ms. Fu rejoined Computime in May 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.

Michael CHU Chun Kit

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

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.

Minh Van NGUYEN

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.