Mr. Gao Dekang, aged 71, is the Chairman and the CEO and a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group. He is a representative of the 10th to 12th National Congress and a National Model Worker (全國勞動模範). He is the founder of the Group and was appointed as an executive Director in July 2006. He is responsible for the overall strategic development of the Group and has over 47 years of experience in the apparel industry. He is a senior economist and a senior engineer and received an EMBA degree and a Master’s degree in business management.
Mr. Gao is the spouse of Ms. Mei Dong (an executive Director and the Executive President of the Company) and the father of Mr. Gao Xiaodong (an executive Director and a Vice President of the Company).
Ms. Mei Dong, aged 55, is an executive Director and the Executive President of the Company. Ms. Mei was appointed as an executive Director in July 2006 and is responsible for the overall operational management of the Group. Ms. Mei is a director and/or legal representative of certain subsidiaries of the Group. She has over 30 years’ experience in the down apparel industry. Ms. Mei obtained various awards and honours such as the recognition of “Successful Female Entrepreneur” (巾幗建功) in China and the National Model Worker (全國勞動模範). Ms. Mei joined Bosideng Corporation Limited (“Bosideng Corporation”) in June 1994, and remained with the Group after the reorganization of the businesses of the Group prior to its listing. She received an EMBA degree (majoring in Business Administration) from Phoenix International University in New Zealand in 2002. She is the spouse of Mr. Gao Dekang (the Chairman, CEO, a controlling shareholder of the Company and an executive Director) and the mother of Mr. Gao Xiaodong (an executive Director and a Vice President of the Company).
Ms. Huang Qiaolian, aged 58, is an executive Director and a Vice President of the Company. She is also the General Manager of Shanghai Bosideng Fashion Design and Development Centre Co., Ltd. (a subsidiary of the Company). Ms. Huang was appointed as an executive Director in June 2007. Ms. Huang is responsible for conducting monographic studies on the fashion trends of down apparel, unveiling the fashion trends and designing apparel products. Her works have been displayed in numerous exhibitions in countries such as Korea, Canada and Russia, and in special releases held during the New York Fashion Week and the Milan Fashion Week in 2018 and 2019, respectively. She received various honours such as contemporary renowned designer, one of the top ten fashion designers in China and the contributing designer in publishing research on the garment trends in China. She has over 20 years of experience in the fashion industry. She serves various positions in different associations and organizations, such as the chairperson of the Fashion Art Committee of the China Fashion Association (中國服裝設計師協會時裝藝術委員會) and the special researcher for the fashion trends of China, etc.. Ms. Huang joined Bosideng Corporation in March 1997 and had remained with the Group since the reorganization of the businesses of the Group prior to its listing. She graduated from the School of Fashion Design in Jiangsu (江蘇服裝設計學校) in 1987, and further studied in Donghua University majoring in High Fashion in 1994 and the Public School of High Fashion in Paris, France (法國巴黎高級時裝公學院) in 1999. She studied in East China Normal University in Shanghai majoring in Business Administration in 2004.
Mr. Rui Jinsong, aged 50, is an executive Director and the Senior Vice President of the Company. He is the General Manager of the Bosideng brand division and a director of certain other subsidiaries of the Group. He was appointed as an executive Director with effect from May 2013. Mr. Rui is fully responsible for the overall management of the operational management business of the Group’s core Bosideng brand. Mr. Rui graduated from Wuxi Light Industry College majoring in Textile Engineering in 1994. He joined Bosideng Corporation in May 2004 and had remained with the Group since the reorganization of the businesses of the Group prior to its listing, from which he acquired practical experience in brand positioning strategy, core competitiveness building and brand operating management.
Mr. Gao Xiaodong, aged 47, is a Vice President of the Company and was appointed as an executive Director in March 2017. Mr. Gao is fully in charge of the Group’s diversified apparels businesses. He is a qualified senior economist and has obtained a master’s degree in business administration from Centenary College in 2009. Mr. Gao joined Bosideng Corporation in 2002 as its Senior Vice President and joined the Group in 2013, from which he accumulated tremendous experience in the apparel, highway, real estate and hotel segments. Mr. Gao is the son of Mr. Gao Dekang (the Chairman, CEO, an executive Director and a controlling shareholder of the Company) and Ms. Mei Dong (an executive Director and the Executive President of the Company).
Mr. Dong Binggen, aged 73, a senior engineer, was appointed as an independent non-executive Director in September 2007. He graduated from Eastern China Textile Institute (currently known as Donghua University) in 1977. Since February 1997, he has worked with Hualian Development Group Co., Ltd. as the Chairman, President and Secretary of the Communist Party Committee. Mr. Dong was the Chairman of China Union Holdings Ltd. (SZSE, Stock Code: 000036) from June 2004 to June 2019. He had also been the Chairman of the Shenzhen Textile Industry Association and the President of the Shenzhen Textile Engineering Association. He is currently a member of the Standing Committee and the Invited Vice Chairman of China Textile Industry Association.
Mr. Wang Yao, aged 64, was appointed as an independent non-executive Director in September 2007. Mr. Wang currently acts as the Vice President of the Commerce Economy Association of China. In the past, he had served as a director of the China National Commercial Information Center, the Vice President of the China General Chamber of Commerce and the Vice President of the National Statistical Society of China. He received a Ph.D. in Engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology in 1989. He also obtained the qualification as a professor-grade senior engineer.
Dr. Ngai Wai Fung, aged 61, was appointed as an independent non-executive Director in September 2007. He is currently the director and group chief executive officer of SWCS Corporate Services Group (Hong Kong) Limited, a company specializing in company secretarial, corporate governance and compliance services for pre- and post-listing companies. Prior to that, he was a director and the head of listing services of an independent integrated corporate services provider. Dr. Ngai has over 30 years of professional practice and senior management experience, including acting as an executive director, the chief financial officer and a company secretary, most of which are in the areas of finance, accounting, internal control, regulatory compliance, corporate governance and company secretarial work for listed issuers including major red chips companies. He had led or participated in a number of significant corporate finance projects including listings, mergers and acquisitions as well as issuance of debt securities. Dr. Ngai is currently a member of the General Committee of the Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies and the Chairman of its Membership Services Sub-Committee. He was the President of The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (currently known as The Hong Kong Chartered Governance Institute) (2014-2015), a non-official member of the Working Group on Professional Services under the Economic Development Commission of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (2013-2018), a member of the Qualification and Examination Board of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (2013-2018) and the first batch of Finance Expert Consultants of the Ministry of Finance of the People’s Republic of China (2016-2021). He is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in the United Kingdom, a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a fellow of the Chartered Governance Institute, a fellow of The Hong Kong Chartered Governance Institute, a fellow of The Hong Kong Institute of Directors, a member of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute and a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Dr. Ngai obtained a Doctoral degree in Finance at the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics in 2011, a Master’s degree in Corporate Finance from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2002, a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Andrews University of Michigan in 1992 and a Bachelor’s degree in Law at the University of Wolverhampton in 1994.
Dr. Ngai is currently an independent non-executive director of each of the following companies, namely Powerlong Real Estate Holdings Limited (SEHK, Stock Code: 01238) and China Energy Engineering Corporation Limited (SEHK, Stock Code: 03996). He is also an independent director of SPI Energy Co., Ltd. (listed on Nasdaq Stock Market, Stock Code: SPI). He was an independent non-executive director of Yangtze Optical Fibre and Cable Joint Stock Limited Company (SEHK, Stock Code: 06869; SSE, Stock Code: 601869) from September 2014 to January 2020, an independent non-executive director of Health and Happiness (H&H) International Holdings Limited (SEHK, Stock Code: 01112) from July 2010 to May 2020, an independent non-executive director of SITC International Holdings Company Limited (SEHK, Stock Code: 01308) from September 2010 to October 2020, an independent non-executive director of BBMG Corporation (SEHK, Stock Code: 02009; SSE, Stock Code: 601992) from November 2015 to May 2021, an independent non-executive director of China Communications Construction Company Limited (SEHK, Stock Code: 01800; SSE, Stock Code: 601800) from November 2017 to February 2022, an independent non-executive director of BaWang International (Group) Holding Limited (SEHK, Stock Code: 01338) from December 2008 to May 2022; an independent non-executive director of TravelSky Technology Limited (SEHK, Stock Code: 00696) from January 2016 to September 2022; an independent non-executive director of Beijing Capital Grand Limited (SEHK, Stock Code: 01329) from December 2013 to May 2023, and an independent director of LDK Solar Co., Ltd. (OTC Pink Limited Information, Stock Code: LDKYQ) from July 2011 to April 2020.
Mr. Zhu Gaofeng, aged 48, is the Chief Financial Officer and a Vice President of the Group. Mr. Zhu is qualified as an internationally certified internal auditor and a China certified public accountant. He graduated from Yancheng Commerce School (鹽城商業學校) in Jiangsu Province in 1993, obtained a professional degree in finance and accounting from Anhui College of Finance and Trading (安徽財貿學院) in 1998 and obtained a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from Yancheng Teachers University (鹽城師範學院) in 2008. Mr. Zhu joined Bosideng Corporation in 2005. Prior to joining the Group, he had worked in management positions relating to finance in Jiangsu Yueda Investment Co., Ltd. (SSE, Stock Code: 600805) for 12 years. Mr. Zhu has previously served as the auditing manager, vice-financial officer, financial controller and assistant to the president of the Group.
Mr. Wang Lijun, aged 44, is the Vice President and the General Manager of the Foreign Trade Division of the Group. Mr. Wang graduated from Changshu College (常熟高等專科學校) (currently known as Changshu Institute of Technology) majoring in Foreign Trade English in June 2000 and graduated from Nanjing University of Science and Technology with a Master’s degree in business administration in June 2014. Mr. Wang joined Bosideng Corporation in July 2000 and successively served as the business supervisor, business manager, business director and Deputy General Manager of the Foreign Trade Division. In April 2017, he was appointed as the General Manager of the Foreign Trade Division, and is responsible for the overall foreign trade business of the Group. Mr. Wang has extensive experience in apparel development, technological management, production management and international expansion.
Mr. Zhao Xiang, aged 38, is the Group’s Vice President and the General Manager of the Bosideng brand division e-commerce operation center. Mr. Zhao graduated from Tianjin Foreign Studies University in 2007. He joined Bosideng Corporation in 2010 and successively served as the marketing minister of the region, General Manager of retail companies as well as the director of the retail operation center, and was appointed as the General Manager of the E-Commerce Center under the Bosideng Brand Division in April 2020. He is currently responsible for the online platform operation and sales management of the Bosideng brand. Mr. Zhao has many years of practical experience in comprehensive resource allocation, team talents cultivation and retail business operation.
Mr. He Maosheng, aged 45, is the Group’s Vice President and the General Manager of the Supply Chain Management Center of the Group. He graduated from Jiangxi Institute of Fashion Technology majoring in design and engineering in 1998. He joined Bosideng Corporation in December 2010 and successively served as the assistant to the director and the director of the supply chain of the Group. He was appointed as the assistant to the Executive President of the Company and the general manager of the Supply Chain Management Center of the Group in 2017 and was appointed as the Group’s Vice President in 2023 to be responsible for the strategy and operation related to the supply chain business of the Group, covering core management areas such as scientific research and technology, research and development and innovation of leading products, closed-loop operation of whole life quality, integration of ecological resources, production and procurement of products, strategic control of the Group’s comprehensive cost, study of refined and improved efficiency, digital and intelligent operation of factories and other core management. Mr. He has been dedicated to apparel management for 23 years, owns solid theories and practical experience in the operation and management of merchandise value chain, has developed a unique operation system model, and has built the supply chain as the Group’s core competitive edge and a segment to improve efficiency and create returns and values.
Mr. Wu Xiaoming, aged 38, is the Vice President and the Director of the Human Resources Center of the Group. Mr. Wu graduated from Hefei University of Technology in 2008 with a major in information management and information systems and obtained an EMBA degree from Nanjing University in 2021. He joined the Group in December 2018 as the the Director of the Human Resources Center of the Group. He was appointed as the Vice President and the Director of the Human Resources Center of the Group in April 2023, responsible for the transformation of the Group’s talent strategy. He has driven multiple substantial human resources reforms in recent years, such as organizational cultural change, improvement in talent structure, and the encouragement of reforms, which brought about the improvements in the brand and business strategy. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Wu mainly worked in Midea Group’s human resources management department for 10 years. He has solid theoretical knowledge and practical experience in strategic human resource management, organizational design, talent development, performance-based incentives and other fields.