Tak Ching (Anthony) Poon - Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board
Mr. Tak Ching (Anthony) Poon, aged 39, has over 14 years of experience in the field of banking, accounting and corporate finance, joined ALECS and served as CEO since April 2018. He was appointed as our CEO and Chairman of the Board on March 16, 2020 and will be appointed as Chairman of the Board upon closing of the offering. Mr. Poon obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in December 2004, majoring in Professional Accountancy and admitted as a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. From July 2004 to July 2016, he worked in the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited under commercial banking department managing corporate relationship team in diverse industry sectors including Textile and Garment, Toys, Electronics and Printing, Property Developer / Non-bank Financial Institution and provide structured financing solution for their funding need. His last position was Senior Vice President in Large Corporates department. In July 2019, Mr. Poon has appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Precious Dragon Technology Holdings Limited (HKEX 1861) being the Chairman for Audit Committee. We believe that Mr. Poon with years of experience in team building, customer relationship handling, business operations, and enterprise management, is qualified to be our Chairman of the Board.
Wai Man (Raymond) Yip - Chief Financial Officer and Director
Mr. Wai Man (Raymond) Yip, aged 50, has obtained over 18 years of experience in financial management. He was appointed as our CFO on March 16, 2020, and director since January 22, 2020. Mr. Yip joined ALECS and served as the director since January 2016. He was appointed as our CFO on March 16, 2020. Mr. Yip obtained a Bachelor of Commerce from the Memorial University of Newfoundland in May 1994 and an MBA degree from Australia Graduate School of Management. He has been admitted by the Council of The University of New South Wales and the Senate of the University of Sydney with a degree of Master of Business Administration in October 2004. Mr. Yip became a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia in January 2001, fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants in July 2016 and a member of Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia, Canada in March 2019. Mr. Yip worked in Ernst & Young from July 1996 to September 2001. Mr. Yip was employed by Fittec Electronics Co., Ltd as a financial controller between February 2002 and December 2004. He worked for Funmobile Limited from February 2005 to September 2011 with last position of chief financial officer. Mr. Yip had been a director of GPRO Technologies Berhad (now known as G Nepture Berhad), shares of which are listed on the ACE Market (GNB (0045)), Malaysia between November 2011 and March 2014 and a director of Industronics Berhad, shares of which are listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (Itronic (9393)), Malaysia between January 2013 and February 2014. Mr. Yip is also appointed as independent non-executive Director of China Aluminum Cans Holdings Limited, shares of which are listed on the mainboard of Hong Kong Stock Exchange since May 27, 2016.
Sze Wai Lee – Independent Director Nominee
Mr. Sze Wai Lee will be appointed as our independent director upon closing of the offering. Mr. Lee currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Director and CEO of Shanghai Yingli Investment Management Co., Ltd, a PRC registered company engaged in media business in China under the brand name “Forbes China”, since January 2018 and also currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Director of Capital Resources Investment Management Company Limited, a PRC registered company engaged commodities trading, since April 2015. He has also served as a member of the Board of Director of Forbes Global Media Holdings Company Limited for the period from May 2017 to November 2020. Mr. Lee received his Bachelor of Commence in Accounting from University of Wollongong in 1992. Mr. Lee is a member of CPA Australia and a fellow member of Hong Kong Institute of CPA.
Kit Ho Chow – Independent Director Nominee
Mr. Kit Ho Chow, aged 65, will be appointed as our independent director upon closing of the offering. He has extensive experience in banking industry for over 44 years especially in corporate banking sector. He is currently the senior vice president of Fat Capital Holdings Ltd. Mr. Chow worked for several banks including The Ka Wah Bank, Citibank, Cathay Bank (Hong Kong), DBS Bank (Hong Kong) during the period between 1977 and 2020 and his last position was vice president of O-Bank Co., Ltd. He has solid experience and capability on managing corporate and institutional clients in diverse industry sectors.
Chi Wai (Jerry) Ng – Independent Director Nominee
Mr. Chi Wai (Jerry) Ng, aged 39, will be appointed as our independent director upon closing of the offering. Mr. Ng has over 16 years of experience in the field of corporate finance, investment and banking. Mr. Ng obtained his double major Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Finance from the University of Hong Kong in December 2004. He was admitted as a professional member of The Hong Kong Institute of Bankers in March 2021. Mr. Ng worked in several international banks included The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited and Citibank N.A., with his current position in the banking field is senior vice president in corporate banking department at Dah Sing Bank. Mr. Ng is now the Managing Director of Aspenwood Capital Limited which is principally engaged in provision of external asset management services and licensed to conduct type 1 (dealing in securities), type 4 (advising on securities) and type 9 (asset management) regulated activities.