aged 67, was appointed as our Independent Non-executive Director in June 2020. Dr. Tan is an executive director, the Vice Chairman of the Board and the CEO of S.A.I. Leisure Group Company Limited (1832.HK), the shares of which are listed on the Stock Exchange. Dr. Tan has more than 30 years of business experience in the PRC, Hong Kong and the Western Pacific Region. He has gained in-depth local knowledge, business and personal connections and market insights in the region. He began to participate in his family’s shipping and trading business in Guam in the early 1970’s and expanded it into different industries, such as leisure tourism, retailing, fishing, air transportation, international shipping, logistics, ground and airport services, oil, insurance, medical care, real estate as well as wholesale and distribution of consumer products with sales network across Guam, Saipan, Palau, Micronesia and the Marshall Islands. From March 2004 to February 2017, Dr. Tan was the CEO and an executive director of Luen Thai Holdings Limited (311.HK), the shares of which were listed on the Stock Exchange and which engaged in garment manufacturing and logistics forwarding services.

Dr. Tan is enthusiastic about social welfare.  He is currently the Chairman of the Textile Council of Hong Kong, a member of the Court of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, an honorary member of the Court of Hong Kong Baptist University, a member of the Council and the Chairman of the Advisory Committee of College of Professional and Continuing Education of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.  Dr. Tan is currently a Hong Kong Deputy to the 13th National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China, an honorary trustee of Peking University and a director of the board of Huaqiao University.  Dr. Tan served as the Chairman of Po Leung Kuk from 2004 to 2005 and was awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star in November 2005 and appointed as Justice of the Peace in July 2008 by the HKSAR Government. Dr. Tan has been a member of the HKSAR Election Committee since December 2006 and an Honorable Life-Chairman of The Hong Kong General Chamber of Textiles since 2009. He was also a member of Fujian Provincial Committee of the 9th to 11th Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference.

Dr. Tan received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Business Administration from the University of Guam in December 1975 and May 1980 respectively, and was awarded an honorary doctorate in humane letters from the University of Guam in May 2013.

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