Board of Directors
Director (Chairman) and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Bing Zhang became our chairman, director and chief executive officer in February 2020. Mr. Zhang is the sole director and chairman of GS Holdings since 2019. Mr. Zhang also serves as a director of Glory Star New Media Group HK Limited, executive director of Glory Star New Media (Beijing) Technology Co., Ltd., and chairman of Horgos Glary Wisdom Marketing Planning Co., Ltd., and Glary Wisdom (Beijing) Marketing Planning Co., Ltd. since 2018, executive director of Xing Cui Can, chairman of Horgos Glory Star Media Co., Ltd., Glory Star Media (Beijing) Co., Ltd., and Horgos Glary Prosperity Culture Co., Ltd. since 2017, and an executive director of Leshare Star (Beijing) Technology Co., Ltd. since 2016. From 2011 to 2019, Mr. Zhang was the Vice President of Fashion Group as well as Chairman of Board of Directors and General Manager of Fashion Starlight (Beijing) Media Co., Ltd. During that time, he helped expand the high-end fashion magazine into a series of fashion TV shows, and helped developed a number of nationally renowned TV programs, films and documentaries including but not limited to “New Youth”, “Moring Light in Xiaoxiang”, “Golden Eagle Star”, “China Entertainment Reports”, “Muse Dress”, “Muse Dress S2”, “On The Way”, “Detective Chinatown”, “The Three-Body Problem”, “The Rise of a Tomboy”, “Yuanzhang Zhu”, “The Censors of Qing Dynasty”, and “Fashion”. Mr. Bing Zhang holds an EMBA Degree of Tsinghua SEM and a Bachelor Degree of Hunan University.
Director and Senior Vice President of Glory Star Media (Beijing) Co., Ltd.
Mr. Jia Lu became our director in February 2020. Mr. Lu is a director and senior vice president of Glory Star Media (Beijing) Co., Ltd., and a director of Horgos Glory Star Media Co., Ltd., Horgos Glary Wisdom Marketing Planning Co., Ltd., Glary Wisdom (Beijing) Marketing Planning Co., Ltd. since 2018, and director of Horgos Glary Prosperity Culture Co., Ltd. since 2017, and senior vice president of Glory Star Media (Beijing) Co., Ltd. Since 2016. From 2011 to 2016, Mr. Lu served as Vice General Manager at Trends Star (Beijing) Cultural Media Co., Ltd. Mr. Lu holds a Bachelor degree of Beijing film academy.
Ms. Joanne Ng Director became our independent director in February 2020. Prior to serving as our independent director, Ms. Ng served as TKK’s senior director of business development since inception. Since January 2013, Ms. Ng has served as a Director of Investments at Omer Capital, her own single family office based in Hong Kong, where she manages an auxiliary early-stage fund specializing in technology and financial technology, with investments across China, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, and North America. She has also served as advisor to numerous privately-held Chinese technology ventures. From March 2010 to November 2012, Ms. Ng was with the Investment Banking Department of Bank of America Merrill Lynch. She has a wealth of transaction experience in the financial institutions sector, including, most notably, DBS Bank’s $4.9 billion acquisition of Bank Danamon, the largest ever Indonesia FIG M&A at the time; Tokyo Stock Exchange’s $1.1 billion merger with Osaka Securities Exchange; and Bank Mandiri’s $1.3 billion rights offering, awarded by The Asset as “Asia Pacific’s Best Secondary Offering” in 2011. Ms. Ng holds a Bachelor degree in International Business and Global Management from the University of Hong Kong.
Ming Shu Leung
Mr. Ming Shu Leung became our independent director in February 2020. Mr. Leung founded internet private equity fund Harmony Capital as the founding partner on January 2018. Mr. Leung has been the company secretary of China ITS (Holdings) Co., Ltd. (中國智能交通系統(控股)有限公司) (a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, with stock code: 1900) since January 2008 and the chief financial officer of this company from January 2008 to January 2018. He has also been an independent non-executive director of Comtec Solar Systems Group Limited (卡姆丹克太陽能系統集團有限 公司) (a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, with stock code: 712) since June 2008, an independent non-executive director of Sun.King Power Electronics Group Limited (a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, with stock code: 580) since March 2017, and an independent non-executive director of Cabbeen Fashion Limited (卡賓服飾有限公司) (a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, with stock code: 2030) since February 2013.Mr. Leung has over 15 years of experience in the areas of corporate finance and accounting. Mr. Leung started his professional career at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Hong Kong as an auditor in 1998, where he was responsible for performing statutory audit work on listed companies in Hong Kong. He then worked at the global corporate finance division of Arthur Andersen & Co. in Hong Kong, which subsequently merged with PricewaterhouseCoopers, until December 2000, where he was responsible for conducting financial advisory services for government bodies and corporate clients. Mr. Leung then spent approximately three years from February 2003 to January 2006 at CDC Corporation, a NASDAQ listed company, as a senior manager in the mergers and acquisitions department, and as the chief financial officer of China.com Inc. (a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, where he was responsible for overseeing the entire finance operations, mergers & acquisitions, investors relationship, and other capital market activities of that company.Mr. Leung obtained his bachelor degree in arts with first class honors in accountancy from the City University of Hong Kong in November 1998 and a master degree in accountancy from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in November 2001. He was admitted as a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in February 2007 and a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants in June 2010.
Mr. Yong Li became our independent director in February 2020. Mr. Li is the deputy director of Intelligent Communication Commission of China TV Artists Association (CTAA), Partner of Chengmei Capital and Chairman of Guyuan Culture since June 2019. From 2014 to 2018, Mr. Li served as Chief Inspector/General Manager of Dragon TV Center, Oriental Entertainment Media Group Co., Ltd. From 2011 to 2014, Mr. Li served as the general manager of Shanghai New Media & Entertainment Co. LTD. In addition, Mr. Li was the first to launch “independent producer system” in Shanghai, which has significantly promoted the development of China’s entertainment and media industry. Mr. Li holds a master degree in business from China Europe International Business School in 2006 and a Bachelor of Art in Journalism from Communication University of China in 1991.