Board of Directors

Executive Directors

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Mr. Lau Tat Man, Daren

Chairman, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Lau Tat Man (劉達民), aged 54, was appointed as a director on 1 October 2018 and was re-designated as an executive director on 8 April 2021. Mr. Lau is the chairman and chief executive officer of our Company and a director of all of our subsidiaries.

Mr. Lau has over 32 years of experience in the food and beverage industry in Hong Kong and the Asia Pacific region. Prior to joining our Group, he worked as a managing director of Asia Pacific at Select Service Partner Asia Pacific Limited, a subsidiary of the SSP Group PLC, a company listed on the London Stock Exchange (stock code: SSPG). Also, he worked as a managing director of the quick service restaurants group of Cafe’ de Coral Group Limited, a subsidiary of Café de Coral Holdings Limited (“Café de Coral”), a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 341).

Mr. Lau holds a master’s degree in business administration from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong and was placed on the dean’s list in 2010 to 2011.

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Ms. Chan Ping, Rita

Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Chan Ping, Rita (陳萍), aged 51, was appointed as an executive director on 8 April 2021. Ms. Chan joined our Group in November 2018 as a chief financial officer.

Ms. Chan has over 21 years of finance and accounting experience in the food and beverage industry of both Hong Kong and the Mainland China market. Prior to joining our Group, she served as a group financial controller of Tang Palace (China) Holdings Limited, a food and beverage chain group in Mainland China listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 1181), and then as a finance director for food and beverage division of Miramar Hotel & Investment Co., Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 71).

Ms. Chan holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce accounting and a master’s degree in finance from the Curtin University of Technology (now known as Curtin University) in Australia.

Ms. Chan is a fellow member of the Association of International Accountants and a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

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Mr. Lee Yuk Hang, Benny

Executive Director and Senior Manager, Purchasing

Mr. Lee Yuk Hang (李育恒), aged 47, was appointed as an executive director on 8 April 2021. Mr. Lee joined our Group in July 2015 as a purchasing manager and was promoted as senior group purchasing manager in April 2021.

Mr. Lee has over 21 years of procurement experience in the food and beverage industry. Prior to joining our Group, he worked as a purchasing officer of Cafe’ De Coral, and a purchasing manager of Yeh Lam Kwok Catering Holdings Limited in Hong Kong.

Mr. Lee holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration (purchasing and supply management stream) from Lingnan College (now known as Lingnan University) in Hong Kong and a diploma in food and nutritional sciences from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong.

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Non-executive Directors

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Mr. Sugiyama Takashi

Non-executive Director

Mr. Sugiyama Takashi (杉山孝史), aged 44, was appointed as a non-executive director on 8 April 2021.

Mr. Sugiyama joined Toridoll Japan in February 2019 and is currently a director of Toridoll Japan. Mr. Sugiyama is also a director of certain subsidiaries of Toridoll Japan, including Toridoll HK.

Mr. Sugiyama has over 20 years of management consultancy experience. Prior to joining Toridoll Japan and our Group, he served as a director at Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting Co., Ltd (now known as ABeam Consulting Ltd), a director at Maval Partners Inc. (now known as PwC Advisory LLC.), and a partner at Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting LLC., a company principally engaged in management consultancy in Japan.

Mr. Sugiyama holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Keio University, Japan and an executive master of business administration degree jointly from the University of California in Los Angeles John E. Anderson Graduate School of Management in the United States and the National University of Singapore in Singapore.

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Mr. Shinkuma Satoshi

Non-executive Director

Mr. Shinkuma Satoshi (新熊聡), aged 48, was appointed as a non-executive director on 8 April 2021.

Mr. Shinkuma has over 23 years of experience in the legal industry. He joined Toridoll Japan in February 2014 and is currently the head of legal and compliance of Toridoll Japan, Mr. Shinkuma is also a director of certain subsidiaries of Toridoll Japan.

Prior to joining Toridoll Japan and our Group, he served as a lawyer at Nagashima Ohno and Tsunematsu (長島• 大野• 常松法律事務所), and an attorney-at-law at T. Kunihiro & Co. Attorneys-at-law (国広総合法律事務所) in Japan.

Mr. Shinkuma holds a bachelor’s degree in laws from the Kobe University in Japan and a juris doctor degree from the University of Tokyo Graduate Schools for Law and Politics in Japan. Also, he has the attorney-at-law qualification from the Japan Federation of Bar Associations.

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Mr. Tomitani Takeshi

Non-executive Director

Mr. Tomitani Takeshi (冨谷武史), aged 39, was appointed as a non-executive director on 10 June 2022.

Mr. Tomitani has over 5 years of experience in the global management consulting industry. He joined Toridoll Japan in April 2021 and is currently the deputy division director of the international business division and the general manager of the global strategy department of Toridoll Japan.

Prior to joining Toridoll Japan and our Group, he served as a senior consultant at Roland Berger, and then project leader at Boston Consulting Group.

Mr. Tomitani holds two bachelor’ degrees in Economics and International Relations from Michigan State University in the United States.

Independent Non-executive Directors

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Mr. Loo Kwok Wing

Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. Loo Kwok Wing (盧國榮), aged 54, was appointed as an independent non-executive director on 14 September 2021.

Mr. Loo has over 31 years of experience in the finance industry. Prior to joining our Group, from September 2013 to May 2017, he served as the head of equities at China Minsheng Banking Corp., Ltd. (“China Minsheng Bank”), a Chinese bank in Hong Kong, where he was primarily responsible for supervising the equity-related affairs of the bank. During his tenure at China Minsheng Bank, he also served as the head of securities and asset management of CMBC International Holdings Limited, a subsidiary of China Minsheng Bank. From April 2018 to March 2021, he served as a director of marketing, business development and finance at MSQ Asset Management (HK) Limited, an asset management company in Hong Kong, where he was primarily responsible for developing business strategies.

Mr. Loo holds a bachelor’s degree in social sciences from The University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong and is a Chartered Financial Analyst qualified by the CFA Institute.

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Mr. Lee Kwok Ming

Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. Lee Kwok Ming (李國明), aged 64, was appointed as an independent non-executive director on 14 September 2021.

Mr. Lee has over 33 years of experience in financial management and corporate finance. Prior to joining our Group, from June 2006 to March 2020, he served as the chief financial officer of Stella International Holdings Limited, a footwear developer and manufacturer listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 1836), where he was primarily responsible for overseeing the financial matters of the group.

Since June 2003, Mr. Lee has been serving as an independent non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee of Lianhua Supermarket Holdings Co., Ltd., a Mainland China supermarket operator listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 980). Since June 2018, he has been serving as an independent non-executive director of Want Want China Holdings Limited, a Mainland China food and beverage manufacturer listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 151). Since July 2020, he has been serving as an independent non-executive director, chairman of the audit committee and a member of the remuneration and nomination committees of Bossini International Holdings Limited, an apparel brand owner, retailer and franchiser listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 592).

Mr. Lee holds a higher diploma in accountancy from the Hong Kong Polytechnic (now known as the Hong Kong Polytechnic University) in Hong Kong and a master’s of science degree in business administration from the University of Bath, United Kingdom.

Mr. Lee is an associate member of The Institute of Cost and Management Accountants (currently known as The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) in the United Kingdom and a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

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Mr. Yeung Yiu Keung

Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. Yeung Yiu Keung (楊耀强), aged 59, was appointed as an independent non-executive director on 14 September 2021.

Mr. Yeung has over 27 years of experience in the consumer, retail, food and beverage industries. Prior to joining our Group, he served in PT Sarimelati Kencana, Birdland Taiwan KFC, Birdland (Hong Kong) Limited, Little Sheep Group Limited, and International Housewares Retail Company Limited (“IH Retail”), a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 1373), where he was primarily responsible for providing strategic advice and recommendations on the operations and management of the respective groups. From March 2011 to December 2019, he served as an industrial adviser at EQT Funds Management Limited, a company principally engaged in global investment, where he was primarily responsible for providing advice on portfolio companies relating to food and consumer products. Since February 2014, he has been serving as a director of Shanghai Shihao Foods Co., Ltd.* (上海世好食品有限公司) (formerly known as Shanghai Shihao Catering Management Co., Ltd.* (上海世好餐飲管理有限公司)), a company principally engaged in operating the Jixiang Wonton (吉祥餛飩) brand in the Mainland China, where he is primarily responsible for providing strategic advice and recommendations on operations and management of the group. Since August 2013, he has been serving as a director of CFB Group, a company principally engaged in operating the Dairy Queen and Papa John’s brands franchises and other local brands in the Mainland China, where he is primarily responsible for providing strategic advice and recommendations on operations and management of the group. Since December 2018, Mr. Yeung has been serving as an independent non-executive director and a member of the audit, nomination and remuneration committees of IH Retail.

Mr. Yeung holds a bachelor of science degree from the University of Oregon in the U.S. and an executive master of business administration (master of management) degree jointly from J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management of Northwestern University in the United States and the School of Business and Management at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in Hong Kong.

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Senior Management

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Mr. Yeung Siu Cheong, Paul

Business Development Director

Mr. Yeung Siu Cheong (楊少昌), aged 54, is the business development director of our Group. He joined our Group in January 2019.

Mr. Yeung has over 26 years of business development experience in the food and beverage industry. Prior to joining our Group, he worked with McDonald’s Restaurants (Hong Kong) Limited, currently a franchisee of McDonald’s Corporation (“McDonald’s”) in Hong Kong, The Dairy Farm Company Limited — Mannings, and Shanghai McDonald’s Food Co., Ltd., currently a franchisee of McDonald’s Corporation in the Mainland China.

Mr. Yeung holds a bachelor’s degree in Chinese from Lingnan College (now known as Lingnan University) in Hong Kong and a bachelor’s degree in laws from the Peking University in the Mainland China.

Mr. Yeung is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Housing and a professional housing manager in Hong Kong by the Housing Managers Registration Board. He is also a chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Housing and a professional member of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

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Mr. Lau Chi Kwan, Rudy

General Manager

Mr. Lau Chi Kwan (劉次軍), aged 58, joined our Group in November 2018. He is primarily responsible for overseeing the overall operations of restaurants under the SamGor brand.

Mr. Lau has over 32 years of hospitality experience in the food and beverage industry. Prior to joining our Group, he worked in JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong, Maxim’s Caterers Limited, group food and beverage department at Miramar Hotel and Investment Company, Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 71), and Café de Coral.

Mr. Lau holds the basic food hygiene certificate for hygiene manager from the
School of Continuing and Professional Education of City University of Hong Kong.

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Mr. Wu Ka Fai

General Manager

Mr. Wu Ka Fai (胡家輝), aged 42, first joined our Group in October 2015 as an operations manager, and re-joined our Group as an operations director in July 2019. Currently, he is the general manager of Tam Jai Shenzhen.

Mr. Wu has over 23 years of experience in the food and beverage industry. Prior to joining our Group, he worked at McDonald’s and Uni-China Investment & Development Co., Ltd..

Mr. Wu holds an International Vocational Qualification (IVQ) advanced diploma in teaching, training and assessing learning (Chinese) from The City and Guilds of London Institute in the United Kingdom and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from The University of Management and Technology in the United States.

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Mr. Chow Wing Hung

General Manager

Mr. Chow Wing Hung (周永雄), aged 57, joined our Group as general manager of Jointed-Heart Limited in June 2020. He is primarily responsible for overseeing the overall operations of restaurants under the Tamjai brand.

Mr. Chow has over 29 years of experience in the food and beverage industry. Prior joining our Group, he worked in Café De Coral, Select Service Partners (SSP), and McDonald’s Restaurants of Hong Kong Limited.

Mr. Chow owns a Master degree in Business Administration (MBA) from City University of Hong Kong and a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree from the London South Bank University, UK.