Mr. Na Qinglin - Co-Chairman, CEO and Executive Director
Mr. Na Qinglin is a member of the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Company. Mr. Na is also a director of each of O-Net Communications (Shenzhen) Limited, O-Net Communications (Hong Kong) Limited and O-Net Communications Holdings Limited, all are subsidiaries of the Company. Mr. Na joined the Company as chief executive officer in January 2002 and subsequently appointed as co-chairman of the Company. He has been responsible for the Company’s overall corporate strategy, management team development and daily operations since that time. Mr. Na obtained a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Vanderbilt University in 1995 and a Bachelor’s degree in International Economics from Peking University in 1989. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Na co-founded and became the co-managing partner of Mandarin Venture Partners Limited in 2000. Mr. Na worked at the Hong Kong Office of Salomon Smith Barney between 1997 and 2000 and, prior to that, worked at the New York office of Salomon Brothers Inc. from 1995 to 1997. During his time at Salomon Brothers Inc., Mr. Na specialized in corporate finance for the Asia Pacific region. Mr. Na did not hold any directorship in other listed public companies in the past three years.
Mr. Xue Yahong - Vice President of Operations and Executive Director
Mr. Xue Yahong is also a director of O-Net Communications (Shenzhen) Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company. Mr. Xue obtained a Master’s degree in Engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology in 1985 and a Master’s degree in Business Administration with a focus on finance from the University of Lincoln (United Kingdom), through a distance learning program administered by its Hong Kong branch, in 2002. Mr. Xue joined the operations team on March 2001. Since Mr. Xue took the position as the vice president of operations of the Company, he has been responsible for the overall supervision of the production, engineering, factory facilities and logistics of the the Company and its subsidiaries. During the past nine years, he has participated in the development and production of the products of the Company and has assisted in the transformation of the manufacturing facility from a manual manufacturing system to a semi-automated system managed by information technology capable of higher production capacity. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Xue worked at 深圳長城開發科技股份有限公司 Shenzhen Kaifa Technology Co., Limited (“Shenzhen Kaifa”) (Stock Code: 000021), a company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange from 1990 to 2000, during which period he spent time in Hong Kong between 1995 and 2000 to focus on work related to operations, logistics, customs, project management and customer services. He was the vice general manager of the hard disk drive division of Shenzhen Kaifa from 1995 to 2000. Before becoming an engineer and joining Shenzhen Kaifa in 1990, Mr. Xue was a tutor at the SouthEast University for 5 years. Mr. Xue did not hold any directorship in other listed public companies in the past three years.
Mr. Chen Zhujiang - Non-executive Director
Mr. Chen Zhujiang was appointed as a Director of the Company on 30 November 2009. He is also a director of O-Net Communications (Shenzhen) Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company. He is not involved in the day-to-day operations of the Group as a non-executive Director, but engaged in providing industry-related information and advice to the Group. Mr. Chen is a qualified engineer and economic administrator. Mr. Chen obtained a Bachelor’s degree in engineering from Tianjin University in 1989 and a Master’s degree from the Business School of Jilin University in 2007. Mr. Chen has been the chairman of Kaifa-O&M Components Co., Ltd. and the chairman of Shenzhen Kaifa Micro-Electronics Co., Ltd since April 2005. He has also been the chairman of Suzhou Kaifa Technology Co., Ltd since July 2005. Mr. Chen previously served as a director and general manager of 深圳華明計算機有限公司 (Shenzhen Huaming Computer Co., Ltd.), and served as the vice-chief of office of China Great Wall Computer Shenzhen Company Limited (Stock Code: 000066), a company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. He is also the vice-president of the Shenzhen Entrepreneur Association and the Shenzhen Association of Enterprises with Foreign Investment as well as the standing director of the Shenzhen Electronic Chamber of Commerce. Save as disclosed above, Mr. Chen did not hold any directorship in other listed public companies in the past three years.
Mr. Huang Bin - Non-executive Director
Mr. Huang Bin was appointed as a Director on 30 November 2009. He is also a director of O-Net Communications (Shenzhen) Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company. He is not involved in the day-to-day operations of the Group as a non-executive Director, but he is engaged in providing financial and investment advice to the Group. Mr. Huang obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Harvard University in 1985. He began his financial services career in 1990 with Citibank as assistant vice president and chief representative of the bank’s Beijing Office and was responsible for China’s client coverage. He joined Lehman Brothers in 1993 as an associate and started the firm’s Beijing Office. In 1995, he joined Salomon Brothers Asia Pacific as a vice president, and was a director of Salomon Smith Barney engaged in corporate finance for China market until he left the firm in 2000 to join Mandarin Venture Partners Limited in 2000 and has been responsible for investment project origination since then. Mr. Huang was an executive director of Fushan International Energy Group Limited (Stock Code: 639) from November 2008 to March 2009 and Theme International Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 990) from December 2009 to April 2010, each of which is listed on the SEHK. Save as disclosed above, Mr. Huang did not hold any directorship in other listed public companies in the past three years.
Mr. Deng Xinping - Independent Non-executive Director
Mr. Deng Xinping was appointed as a Director on 9 April 2010. He is also a member of each of the Audit Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Company respectively. Mr. Deng graduated from Hubei University, where he majored in Mathematics, in 1989. He then received a Master of Science degree from South China University of Technology in 1992. Mr. Deng has been a Vice President of Longtop Financials Technologies since 1 July 2007 and has been in charge of its Business Intelligence Unit which was established to provide Business Intelligence software solutions to corporate customers in China since 1 April 2009. In July 1995, Mr. Deng founded 廣州市菲奈特系統網絡有限公司 (Guangzhou FENet System Networks Co., Ltd.) which started as a provider of computer equipments and related technology. Since 2001, Mr. Deng was the CEO of 廣州菲奈特軟件有限公司 (Guangzhou FENet Software Co., Ltd.), a provider of software electronic products and computer systems, until it was acquired by Longtop Financials Technologies Limited, a company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (Stock Code: LFT) on 1 July 2007. Guangzhou FENet Software Co., Ltd and Guangzhou FENet System Networks Co., Ltd are also the wholly-owned subsidiaries of FEnet Co. Ltd. Mr. Deng did not hold any directorship in other listed public companies in the past three years.
Mr. Ong Chor Wei - Independent Non-executive Director
Mr. Ong Chor Wei was appointed on 9 April 2010. Mr. Ong holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from The London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London. He also holds a distance learning degree in Masters in Business Administration jointly awarded by The University of Wales and The University of Manchester. Mr. Ong is an associate member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Ong has over 20 years of experience in finance and accounting. He is currently an executive director of Net Pacific Financial Holdings Limited (previously known as ‘K Plas Holdings Limited’) and a non-executive director of Joyas International Holdings Limited, Jets Technics International Holdings Limited, all of which are companies listed on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited and Man Wah Holdings Limited, which is a company listed on the SEHK. Save as disclosed above, Mr. Ong did not hold any directorship in other listed public companies in the past three years.
Mr. Zhao Wei - Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr. Zhao Wei was graduated from Peking University with a bachelor and master degree on computer science with a major of software engineering in 1988 and 1991 respectively. Mr. Zhao was a general manager of 北京東方通科技公司 (Beijing Dongfang Tong Technology Limited), a company providing software with intellectual property, since 1992. He was also the chairman and president of 北京北大融通科技发展有限公司 (Beijing Beida Rongtong Technologies Development Limited), a company providing the application software and system integration services to banking corporation, since 1995 and a senior vice president of Longtop Financial Technologies Limited, a company providing software and information technology services to financial corporation and listed on the New York Stock Exchange, from 2005 to 2010, mainly responsible for strategy planning, company takeover and business integration. Save as aforesaid, Mr. Zhao did not have any directorship in other listed companies in the past three years.
Dr. Yu Aihua - Vice President of Research and Development – Modules and Subsystems
Dr. Yu Aihua joined the Company on 16 April 2004 and is currently responsible for the division of the Research and Development department that focuses on modules and subsystems. In this position, Dr. Yu oversees 37 employees. Dr. Yu has been involved in the optical communications industry since 1982 when he graduated from (“Nanjing Institute of Technology”) (now Southeast University), specializing in electrical engineering. He completed his MS in electrical engineering in 1984 at Nanjing Institute of Technology. Dr. Yu received his Doctorate degree in electronic systems engineering in 1993 from Essex University in the United Kingdom. He also held the position of Chief Research Officer in the Department of Electronic Systems Engineering of Essex University between 1992 and 1997.
Ms. Xie Hong - Vice President of Research and Development – Components
Ms. Xie Hong became Head of Research and Development on 3 January 2001 and today manages 25 employees focused on research and development related to optical components. In that position, Ms. Xie oversees the development of new products, the improvement of existing products and the resolution of technical problems. Ms. Xie has been in the fiber optic research field since graduating with a Bachelor’s degree from Zhejiang University in 1983. She completed her Master’s degree from Zhejiang University in 1988. From 1983 through 1997, Ms. Xie was a faculty member at Zhejiang University, teaching optical engineering courses. She joined Shenzhen Kaifa Technology Co., Limited’s fiber optic department in August 1999, after returning from a visiting scholar trip at the University of Illinois.
Mr. Tan Boon Thong - Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Mr. Tan Boon Thong has been leading the Company’s international sales since 1 February 2002 and global sales and marketing since 18 January 2004. He joined Shenzhen Kaifa Technology Co., Limited in 1998 where he was responsible for project engineering. Prior to that Mr. Tan worked as technical staff at Thomson Electric (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. and Seagate Technologies (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. Mr. Tan graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in physics from the National University of Malaysia in 1994.
Mr. Kung Sze Wai - VP of Finance and Company Secretary
Mr. Kung Sze Wai is responsible for the financial, accounting and company secretarial functions of the Group. He has over 13 years of experience in finance, accounting, auditing, taxation and company secretarial services. He graduated from Monash University, Australia with a bachelor degree in Business in 2000 and obtained a master degree in Corporate Finance from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2003. He was admitted as an associate member of the Association of International Accountants and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants in October 2000 and in February 2001 respectively. He had held various positions including executive director, chief financial officer, company secretary, and authorized representative in company listed in SEHK.