Corporate Governance

Board of Directors Committees Other Information

The Board comprises eight members, consisting of five Executive Directors and three Independent Non-Executive Directors.

Executive Directors

Chairman – Mr. CHEUNG Chi Kin, Paul
Mr. CHEUNG Chi Kin, Paul is the co-founder of the Group and has been the Chairman of the Group since 1 January 2020. Prior to that, Mr. Cheung was the Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Group. He is a member of the Executive Committee and Investment Committee of the Company as well as a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group. Mr. Cheung is primarily responsible for overall strategic planning and direction of the Group. Mr. Cheung has extensive experience of over 30 years in the telecommunications and computer industries as well as corporate management. He had worked in several companies engaged in application software development and computer consultancy prior to co-founding the Group. Mr. Cheung graduated with a Diploma of Advanced Programming and System Concepts Design from Herzing Institute, Canada. Mr. Cheung is a first cousin of Mr. Wong Wai Kay, Ricky, the Vice Chairman, Group Chief Executive Officer and an Executive Director of the Group.
Vice Chairman and Group Chief Executive Officer – Mr. WONG Wai Kay, Ricky
Mr. WONG Wai Kay, Ricky is the co-founder of the Group and has been the Vice Chairman since 1 January 2020. He was the Chief Executive Officer of the Company from 1 January 2020 to 31 October 2020, and has been re-designated as the Group Chief Executive Officer since 1 November 2020. Mr. Wong had been the Chairman of the Group until 31 December 2019. He is the chairman of the Investment Committee and a member of the Executive Committee of the Company as well as a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group. Mr. Wong possesses extensive and successful experience in liberalisation of the telecommunications market, popularising advanced technology and applications, as well as corporate management and leadership. In 1992, Mr. Wong co-founded the Group and was the first to provide alternative international telecommunications services in Hong Kong, leading to the subsequent market liberalisation. In 1999, Mr. Wong was engaged in the establishment of territory-wide fibre optics network, providing high speed broadband, telephony and IP-TV service. Mr. Wong holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Science and a Master of Business Administration Degree (Executive MBA Programme) from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Currently, Mr. Wong is a member of the Board of Trustees of United College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Mr. Wong is a first cousin of Mr. Cheung Chi Kin, Paul, the Chairman and an Executive Director of the Company.
Group Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary – Ms. WONG Nga Lai, Alice
Ms. WONG Nga Lai, Alice was appointed as the Executive Director, Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of the Company in May 2012, and is a member of the Executive Committee and Investment Committee of the Company as well as a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group. She has been re-designated from Chief Financial Officer to Group Chief Financial Officer of the Company with effect from 1 November 2020. Ms. Wong is primarily responsible for the finance, treasury, procurement, administration, talent acquisition and management, legal and company secretary and investor engagement functions of the Group. Prior to that, Ms. Wong was the Financial Controller of the Group. She has extensive experience in financial management, corporate finance and global investor relations, in particular on the telecommunications, multimedia and eCommerce industries. Ms. Wong holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Queensland, a Master of Business Administration degree from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and a Postgraduate Diploma in Corporate Governance. Ms. Wong is a qualified member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Ms. Wong has been a member of the Student Affairs Sub-committee of ACCA Hong Kong since 2010 and a member of the Accountancy Training Board for Vocational Training Council since April 2019. Before joining the Group, Ms. Wong had worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers in Hong Kong primarily focusing on the technology, info-communications and entertainment sectors.
Chief Executive Officer (International Business) - Mr. LAU Chi Kong
Mr. LAU Chi Kong was appointed as an Executive Director of the Company on 1 December 2017. Mr. Lau had been the Chief Operating Officer until 31 October 2020, and has been re-designated to the Chief Executive Officer (International Business) of the Company with effect from 1 November 2020. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Company as well as a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group. Mr. Lau is primarily responsible for business intelligence, automated fulfilment and logistics functions and development. Mr. Lau joined the Group in 2004 as a management trainee. Prior to his current role, Mr. Lau held numerous positions and has extensive experience in operations and finance. Mr. Lau holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Actuarial Science from The University of Hong Kong.
Chief Executive Officer (Hong Kong) - Ms. ZHOU Huijing
Ms. ZHOU Huijing was appointed as an Executive Director of the Company on 1 December 2017. Ms. Zhou had been the Managing Director of Shopping and eCommerce until 31 October 2020, and has been re-designated to the Chief Executive Officer (Hong Kong) of the Company with effect from 1 November 2020. She is a member of the Executive Committee of the Company as well as a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group. Ms. Zhou is primarily responsible for sales and marketing, O2O shop management and customer services of the Group’s digital ecosystem, namely HKTVmall. Ms. Zhou joined the Group in 2003 as a management trainee. Prior to her current role, she held numerous positions and has extensive experience in marketing, business development, customer services, content distribution and partnership and production administration. Ms. Zhou holds a Master of Business Administration degree from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and a Bachelor of Social Science degree from The Chinese University of Hong Kong.


Independent Non-Executive Directors

Mr. LEE Hon Ying, John
Mr. LEE Hon Ying, John has been an Independent Non-executive Director of the Group since June 1997. He has also been appointed as the chairman of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee of the Company. Mr. Lee is the managing director of Cyber Networks Consultants Company in Hong Kong. He was the Regional Director, Asia Pacific of Northrop Grumman-Canada, Ltd. He was previously the director of network services of Digital Equipment (HK) Limited and prior to that, worked for Cable and Wireless (HK) Limited and Hong Kong Telecom. He is a chartered engineer and a member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, the United Kingdom, the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers and the Hong Kong Computer Society. He received a Master’s Degree in Information Systems from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 1992. In addition, he is a Member of the Commission of International Aids and Development of St. Vincent de Paul, Council General, which is an international charity body with its head office in Paris, France. He is a member of the Parish Council of St. Anthony’s Church in Hong Kong.
Mr. PEH Jefferson Tun Lu
Mr. PEH Jefferson Tun Lu has been an Independent Non-executive Director of the Group since September 2004. He has also been appointed as a member of the Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee and Investment Committee as well as the chairman of the Nomination Committee of the Company. Mr. Peh is a Certified Public Accountant of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a Certified Practicing Accountant of CPA Australia. Mr. Peh holds a Master’s Degree in Business from the University of Technology, Sydney. He has extensive experience in finance, accounting and management from listed and private companies in Hong Kong and Australia.
Mr. MAK Wing Sum, Alvin
Mr. MAK Wing Sum, Alvin was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Group in September 2013. Mr. Mak has also been appointed as a member of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee and Investment Committee of the Company. He is a Chartered Accountant and is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants as well as being a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Mak is currently an independent non-executive director of Crystal International Group Limited, Goldpac Group Limited, Lai Fung Holdings Limited and Luk Fook Holdings (International) Limited, all listed on the Stock Exchange. Mr. Mak had been an independent non-executive director of I.T Limited (a company listed on the Stock Exchange) until 2 December 2019. Mr. Mak is a member of Hong Kong Housing Society and is currently the Chairman of its Audit Committee and a member of its Special Committee on Investment, Remuneration Committee and Supervisory Committee. After working in Citibank for over 26 years, Mr. Mak retired in May 2012. He last served as the Head of Markets and Banking for Citibank Hong Kong, being the country business manager for its corporate and investment banking business. In Citibank, he had held various senior positions including the Head of Global Banking, where he was responsible for managing all the coverage bankers. Prior to that, he also managed Citibank’s Hong Kong corporate finance business, regional asset management business and was the Chief Financial Officer of North Asia. Before joining Citibank in 1985, Mr. Mak was an audit group manager at Coopers & Lybrand (now known as PricewaterhouseCoopers). He worked for Coopers & Lybrand for eight years, five of which was in Toronto, Canada. He graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1976.