Board of Directors
Mr. WANG Hongbin, has been appointed as the Executive Director and President, the authorized representative of the Company since 30 March 2022. He is responsible for the overall operation and management of the Company. Mr. Wang graduated from the Commission of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence, College of Command Technology in 1996，and received his MBA degree from Nankai University in business Administration in 2012. Mr. Wang has more than 30 years of experience in satellite communication industry. Mr Wang is currently the chairman and non-executive director of the board of directors of the China Satellite Communications (Hong Kong) Corporation Ltd. which is the wholly-owned subsidiary of the China Satellite Communications Company Limited (“China Satcom”) (a corporation listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange in China effective from 28 June 2019) and the chairman of APT Mobile Satcom Limited. Mr. Wang is also currently a director of APT Satellite Company Limited, APT Datamatrix Limited, APT Satellite TV Development Limited, Middle East Ventures Limited, Ying Fai Realty (China) Limited and APT Telecom Services Limited, which are subsidiaries of the Company and the chairman of APT Satellite Communications (Shenzhen) Company Limited, a subsidiary of the Company. He is also a director of APT International.
Mr. YAN Zhao, has been appointed as the Executive Director and Vice President, member of the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee of the Company since 30 March 2022. Mr. Yan graduated from Harbin Engineering University in Corporate Management in 2007, with master’s degree of Management Science. Mr Yan has more than 15 years of experience in satellite communication industry. Mr. Yan is currently the director of APT Mobile Satcom Limited. Mr. Yan is a director of APT Satellite Company Limited, APT Datamatrix Limited, APT Satellite TV Development Limited, Middle East Ventures Limited, Ying Fai Realty (China) Limited, APT Telecom Services Limited and APT Satellite Communications (Shenzhen) Company Limited , which are subsidiaries of the Company. He is also a director of APT International.
Mr. SUN Jing, has been appointed as a Non-executive Director and Chairman of the Company since 27 June 2023 . Mr. Sun graduated from the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics at Harbin Institute of Technology with a Master’s degree in General Mechanics in 1997. He then went on to graduate from the China Academy of Space Technology with a Ph.D. in Aircraft Design in 2008. Since 1997, Mr. Sun has worked at the China Academy of Space Technology, serving in various positions including , Director, Factory Head and General Manager. In September 2018, he was appointed as a Director and General Manager of China Satcom and starting from May 2023, he serves as the Chairman of China Satcom.
Dr. YIN Yen-liang, has been appointed as the Non-Executive Director of the Company since January 2003. Dr. Yin graduated with an MBA Degree from National Taiwan University in 1983 and received the Ph.D. Degree in Business Administration from National Chengchi University in 1987. He had been the President of the Ruentex Group, the holding company of one of the shareholders of APT International since 1994.
Mr. FU Zhiheng, was appointed as the Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 20 March 2012. Mr. Fu graduated from the Northwestern Polytechnic University, Xian, China, with a Bachelor of Engineering degree in 1991. He then obtained his Master of Business Administration degree from China University of Mining Technology (Beijing) in 2004. Mr. Fu is currently the President of China Great Wall Industry Corporation (“CGWIC”) in charge of satellite and launch services business. He has been working with CGWIC since 1993, taking various positions in marketing and program management for international space programs. Before he joined CGWIC, he had worked for China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology for two years.
Mr. LIM Kian Soon, graduated with a Bachelor of Computer Engineering from University of Tsukuba, Japan and obtained MBA from University of Leeds, UK. Mr. Lim had worked for Singapore Telecommunications Limited (“Singtel”) since 1997, serving in various appointments. . Mr. Lim is currently the Head of Satellite, responsible for the fixed and mobile satellite business and infrastructure in Singtel. Mr. Lim resumed this position in April 2022 which he also held from January 2013 to March 2017. Prior to this appointment, as Head of Carrier Sales, he was responsible for the sales of all Singtel domestic, international data and data centre services to the four big tech companies and all telecom service providers in Singapore and globally.
Mr. LIM Seng Kong, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the Company since 31 May 2022. Mr. Lim graduated from the National University of Singapore with Bachelor Degree of Business Administration. He joined Singtel in 2007 as Vice President for Global Accounts. He is currently the Managing Director for Singtel enterprise business, responsible for managing the enterprise business covering all aspects of sales, marketing, product and delivery. He started his career with IBM Singapore as Account Manager where he was responsible for the sales and account management functions. Prior to joining Singtel, Mr. Lim was with Datacraft, a well-established IT services and solutions company for 14 years. He holds various positions such as Regional Director for ASEAN, General Manager, Managing Director and Regional Director during his tenure there.
Ms. LI Xiaomei, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the Company since 31 August 2023. Ms. Li graduated from Xian University of Technology’s Graduate School of Management Science and Engineering in 1999, with a master’s degree in Management Science and Engineering. Since 1999, she has worked consecutively as an engineer and deputy director at the China Academy of Space Technology, mainly responsible for work related to business investment; as the general manager of the development planning department, the general manager of the investment management department, and as the assistant to the president of China Dongfanghong Satellite Co., Ltd., mainly responsible for development planning and investment management. In July 2021, she joined China Satellite Communications Company Limited. Ms. Li is currently the assistant general manager and head of corporate strategy department of China Satcom, and also serves as a director of Sino Satellite Communications Company Limited. She is also a director of AeroSat Link Technology Company Limited, a director of Zhongwei Puxin Broadband Communications Co., Ltd., and a supervisor of Beijing Media Corporation Limited (Stock code:1000, a corporation listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited).
Mr. TSENG Ta-mon, has been appointed as an Alternate Director to Dr. Yin Yen-liang, the Non-Executive Director of the Company, since September 2004. He had been the Non-Executive Director of the Company from July 2003 to September 2004. Mr. Tseng graduated with an LL.B. Degree from National Chengchi University in 1980 and subsequently received the LL.M. Degree from University College London in 1982 and the LL.B. Degree from B.A. at University of Cambridge in 1984 respectively. He also graduated from the Inns of Court School of Law of Middle Temple in 1985 and became Barrister-at-Law in the same year. He was the Specialist of the Board of International Trade from 1985 to 1987. He was also the Partner of Dong & Lee from 1987 to 1992. He has been the Counsel of the Ruentex Group, the holding company of one of the shareholders of APT International.
Independent Non-Executive Directors
Dr. LAM Sek Kong, has been appointed as the Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company since July 2007. Dr. Lam is a Member of the Nomination Committee of the Company and since 1 January 2010 has been the Chairman of the Nomination Committee. Dr. Lam is also a member of each of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and the Remuneration Committee of the Company. Dr. Lam graduated from the University of Hong Kong in 1984. He is a partner of Messrs. Guantao & Chow Solicitors and Notaries. He has been practicing law in Hong Kong since 1987. Dr. Lam is a member of the Hong Kong Society of Notary Public, the China Appointed Attesting Officers Association in Hong Kong and a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) and a fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators. Dr. Lam is also admitted as advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Singapore, barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Australian Capital Territory, legal practitioner of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and barrister in federal court of Australia. Dr. Lam holds a bachelor degree and a master degree in laws from the University of Hong Kong, a master degree in laws from the University of Peking and a Ph.D. degree in laws from the Tsinghua University.
Mr. CUI Liguo, has been appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company since July 2007. Mr. Cui is also a member of each of the Audit and Risk Management Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company. Mr. Cui graduated from the faculty of economic law of the China University of Political Science and Law in 1991. He founded the Guantao Law Firm in 1994, and is acting as a Founding Partner and the officer of its Management Committee. Mr. Cui has over 25 years of experience in legal sector, and holds independent directorship in the board of directors of several companies, such as, CNNC International Limited (a corporation listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited), Frontier Service Group Limited (a corporation listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited), Joincare Pharmaceutical Group Industry Group Co., Ltd. (a corporation listed on the Shanghai Securities Exchange in China), Beijing Life Insurance Co., Ltd and China Coal Xinji Energy Co., Ltd. (a corporation listed on the Shanghai Securities Exchange in China).
Dr. MENG Xingguo, has been appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director and a member of each of the Audit and Risk Management Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company with effect from 5 July 2012. Dr. Meng graduated from the Renmin University of China with a Bachelor of Economics degree in 1982. He then obtained his Master of Finance degree from the Graduate Institute of The People’s Bank of China in 1985. He also graduated from the School of Business of Temple University in 1994, with doctorate degree in Business Management. Dr. Meng had worked consecutively in the Reinsurance department of the headquarters of The People’s Insurance Company (Group) of China Limited, branch and the headquarters of The People’s Bank of China since 1985. He has also been the executive vice president of Allianz Dazhong Life Insurance Co., Ltd. (currently known as the “Allianz China Life Insurance Company Limited”) and senior vice president of Sun Life Everbright Life Insurance Company Limited. Since joining Central Huijin Investment Limited in 2006, Dr. Meng had served as the director of the insurance division in the department of non-banking financial institutions, and was appointed as a Director of China Reinsurance Group Co., Ltd. and a Non-executive Director of New China Life Insurance Company Limited (a corporation concurrently listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (Stock Code: 01336) and the Shanghai Securities Exchange (Stock Code: 601336)). Dr. Meng is currently the Chairman of Generali Insurance Agency Co. Ltd.
Ms. YIM Ka Man, has been appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee, and a member of each of Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company with effect from 25 September 2023. Ms. Yim received a Master of Laws (International and Commercial Law) degree from the University of Greenwich, the United Kingdom in November 2020 and a Bachelor of Business (Accounting and Banking & Finance) degree from Monash University, Australia in July 2002. Ms. Yim is a member of CPA Australia and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She has over 15 years of experience in external audit, management accounting, operations management, internal control review, ESG reporting and enterprise risk assessment. She has been the Head of Risk Advisory Services at Mazars CPA Limited (“Mazars”), an international audit, tax and advisory firm, in Hong Kong since April 2021. Prior to joining Mazars, she worked at BDO Risk Advisory from March 2014 to May 2015 as manager, and at Baker Tilly Hong Kong — Risk Advisory from May 2015 to April 2021, with her last position as director. She has been appointed as the independent non-executive Director of Scholar Education Group (a corporation listed on the Stock Exchange (Stock code: 1769)) since May 2023. Prior to that, she has worked at various international accounting firms as stated above, where she was responsible for supervising auditors in a number of systems reviews and audit assignments for both listed companies, large private enterprises and listing applicants, and she has also worked at the internal audit departments of Miramar Group, a renowned hospitality group, and Hang Lung Properties, a leading property developer in Hong Kong.