Bao Hongwei is our Managing Director and was appointed on 1 January 2018. He was our Executive Director and General Manager since 16 June 2005. He is responsible for the overall and day-to-day management and operations of our Group. He joined Feixian Chemical Factory in 1989 as a section manager and was subsequently promoted to deputy factory manager in 1991. In 1997, he was a non-executive director of Yinguang Chemical Group and also a managing director and general manager of Feixian Yinguang Drawnwork Co., Ltd. He is currently a non-executive director of Yinguang Chemical Group and some of its subsidiaries as well as Yinguang Chemical. He obtained a certificate in economics management from the Jinan Workers University in 1994 and a Masters in Business Administration from the Tsinghua University in 2000. He also obtained a Bachelor Degree in Economics Management from the Provincipal Party Committee School of Shandong in 2002 and a Master Degree in Administrative Management from Beijing Normal University in 2004.
Wee Phui Gam
Acting Chairman and Lead Independent Director
Wee Phui Gam is our Independent Director and was appointed on 15 October 2009.
Mr Wee is also appointed as our Acting Chairman on 2 September 2018. Mr Wee
is a practising Chartered Accountant of Singapore. He has been the sole proprietor
of P G Wee & Partners since 1984. P G Wee & Partners was converted to P G Wee
Partnership LLP ("P G Wee"), an Accredited Training Organisation, in January 2013.
He is also the managing partner of Y.C. Lee & Co ("Y.C. Lee"), a position he has held
since 1990. P G Wee and Y.C. Lee are public accounting firms in Singapore. Mr Wee
is also an independent director of Imperium Crown Limited, a company listed on the
Catalist of The Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited. Mr Wee started his
career in 1978 as an audit assistant with Foo, Kon & Tan, a public accounting firm
in Singapore. Shortly after, he joined Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co, an international
accounting firm as an audit assistant, becoming a Manager when he left some
6 years later, in 1984. Mr. Wee holds a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from the
University of Singapore, a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants
of Singapore and is an Accredited Tax Advisor (Income Tax & GST).
Non-Executive and Non-Independent Director
Sun Bowen is our Non-Executive and Non-Independent Director and was appointed
on 1 December 2018. He was our Executive Director and Senior Advisor since
1 January 2018. He was our Managing Director since 16 June 2005. He provides
firm relationships with government authorities and other stakeholders, as well as
assisting the Managing Director to evaluate and formulate business strategies
for our Group. He has been with the Group since 1980 when Feixian Chemical
Factory was first established in 1979. He was a factory manager in Feixian Chemical
Factory and thereafter became a majority shareholder of Shandong Yinguang
Chemical Group Co., Ltd ("Yinguang Chemical Group"). He was also the director
and general manager of Yinguang Chemical Group from December 1997 to May
2004. Sun Bowen has more than 20 years of experience in the explosives industry.
He started as a mechanic in 1966, and thereafter became a technician and factory
manager in the period from 1976 to 1993. In March 1993, he became a director of
Shandong Yinguang Chemical Industry Co., Ltd ("Yinguang Chemical") till 2004. Mr
Sun graduated from Qingdao University of Science and Technology with a degree
in Chemical Engineering. He is currently a non-executive director of Yinguang
Chemical Group and some of its subsidiaries as well as Yinguang Chemical and he
is the managing director of our subsidiary, Shandong Yinguang Technology Co., Ltd.
He is also an executive director of Imperium Crown Limited, a company listed on the
Catalist of The Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited.
Professor Jiang Rongguang
Professor Jiang Rongguang is our Independent Director and was appointed on
11 October 2010. Professor Jiang is an industry veteran with over 30 years of
experience in China's commercial explosives industry. He is currently a Professor
with Nanjing University of Science and Technology (南京理工大学) and also the
chief technical specialist with National Quality Supervision and Inspection Center
for Industrial Explosive Materials (国家民用爆破器材质量监督检验中心首席技术
专家) ("NQSIC"), where he previously had served as permanent deputy chairman.
Authorised by the Chinese government quality assurance and certification agencies,
NQSIC provides independent assessments and certifications of commercial
explosives products manufactured in China. Professor Jiang is also currently serving
as a member in the Experts Committee of Commercial Explosives Industry of China
(国家民爆器材行业专家委员会委员) and also as a member in the Safety Experts
Committee of Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People's
Republic of China (中华人民共和国工业和信息化部民爆器材行业安全专家委员会
委员) ("MIIT"). Among others, MIIT is tasked with the supervision and governing of
commercial explosives' production and manufacturing activities in China. Professor
Jiang graduated from Nanjing University of Science and Technology (南京理工大学)
in 1978, majoring in the design and development of explosive devices.