Leadership

Age 59

Mr. Zhu has been the Chairman of the Board since March 2020, the Managing Director of the Company since January 2018 and the Executive Director of the Company since August 2016. He also had been the Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company from August 2016 to March 2020. Mr. Zhu is chairman of Corporate Governance Committee, Strategic Development Committee, Risk Management Committee, member of Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee of the Company. Mr. Zhu leads overall management and operation, strategic development and human resources management of the Company. He is also director, chairman and president of COSCO SHIPPING (Hong Kong) Co., Limited (direct controlling shareholder) and vice-chairman and non-executive director of Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (listed in Athens) and the director of Hainan Harbor & Shipping Holding Co., Ltd.. He had been the manager of China Ocean Shipping Agency Nantong (Penavico Nantong), the deputy general manager of China Ocean Shipping Agency (Shanghai), the deputy general manager of China Ocean Shipping Agency head office, the deputy general manager of COSCO Logistics Co., Ltd., the general manager of China Ocean Shipping Tally Company and the general manager of Dalian Ocean Shipping Company. Mr. Zhu possesses extensive professional knowledge in ocean shipping and logistics management and also has rich experience in corporate operation and management. He graduated from Shanghai Maritime College and obtained a Master’s degree. He is a senior economist.

Age 59

Mr. Ma has been the Non-executive Director of the Company since October 2018 and re-designated as Executive Director of the Company in May 2020, and the chairman of Environmental, Social and Governance Committee, the member of Strategic Development Committee and Risk Management Committee of the Company. He is also Deputy General Manager of the Company and director and vice president of COSCO SHIPPING (Hong Kong) Co., Limited (direct controlling shareholder). Mr. Ma was the non-executive director of COSCO SHIPPING Holdings Co., Ltd. (listed in Shanghai and Hong Kong). He was also the deputy head of the human resources and labor department and the research officer of the Ministry of Transport of the PRC, the deputy party secretary and the leader of the discipline inspection team of Shenzhen Maritime Safety Administration, the deputy director of the general office and the deputy secretary of Chongqing municipality of the PRC, the party secretary and the deputy general manager of COSCO Logistics Co., Ltd., the party secretary and the deputy general manager of COSCO Shipbuilding Industry Company Limited, the supervisor, party secretary and deputy general manager of COSCO SHIPPING Holdings Co., Ltd.. Mr. Ma has extensive experience in transportation and logistics management, human resources management and modern corporate governance, etc.. Mr. Ma graduated from the Party School of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China majoring in economics and management and is a senior engineer.

Age 47

Mr. Chen has been the Non-executive Director and member of Risk Management Committee of the Company since January 2018. He is also general manager of Finance and Accounting Division of 中國遠洋海運集團有限公司 (China COSCO Shipping Corporation Limited), director of COSCO SHIPPING (Hong Kong) Co., Limited (direct controlling shareholder) and non-executive director of COSCO SHIPPING Ports Limited (listed in Hong Kong), and director of COSCO SHIPPING Specialized Carriers Co., Ltd. (listed in Shanghai), COSCO SHIPPING Bulk Co., Ltd. and COSCO SHIPPING Investment Holdings Co., Limited (formerly known as COSCO SHIPPING Financial Holdings Co., Limited). Mr. Chen was the deputy head of Risk Control Section under the Planning and Finance Department, the deputy head of the Finance Section under Planning and Finance Department and senior manager of the Finance and Taxation Management Office, the assistant to the general manager of the Finance Department and the deputy general manager of the Finance Department of 中國海運(集團)總公司 (China Shipping (Group) Company). He was the non-executive director of COSCO SHIPPING Development Co., Ltd. (listed in Shanghai and Hong Kong) and non-executive director of COSCO SHIPPING Holdings Co., Ltd. (listed in Shanghai and Hong Kong). Mr. Chen has over 20 years of working experience in shipping enterprises and has extensive experience in risks control, taxation management and finance. Mr. Chen obtained a Master’s degree in Economics from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and is a senior accountant.

Age 72

Mr. Tsui has been the Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since February 2004 and is chairman of Nomination Committee, member of Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee and Corporate Governance Committee of the Company. Mr. Tsui is director of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Asia) Limited and also independent non-executive director of a number of listed companies in Hong Kong, namely, Pacific Online Limited, Hua Medicine and Brii Biosciences Limited as well as two companies listed overseas including independent director of ATA Creativity Global (listed on NASDAQ) and independent non-executive director of Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited (listed on NASDAQ). Mr. Tsui graduated from the University of Tennessee, the United States and was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Engineering degree in Industrial Engineering and had completed the Program for Senior Managers in Government at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, the United States. He was the chairman of Hong Kong Securities Institute from 2001 to 2004 and the chief operating officer of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited in 2000 and the adviser and council member of the Shenzhen Stock Exchange from July 2001 to June 2002. He has numerous years of experience in finance and administration, corporate and strategic planning, information technology and human resources management. Mr. Tsui was the chairman and director of WAG Worldsec Corporate Finance Limited from 2006 to 2016, and previously served as the independent non-executive director of the listed companies in Hong Kong, namely, Kangda International Environmental Company Limited until his resignation in April 2019, DTXS Silk Road Investment Holdings Company Limited until his retirement in May 2020 and Melco Resorts and Entertainment (Philippines) Corporation (listed in the Republic of Philippines in December 2012 and delisted in June 2019) until his resignation in November 2020.

Age 68

Mr. Jiang has been the Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since April 2007 and is chairman of Remuneration Committee, member of Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Corporate Governance Committee of the Company. He is an independent non-executive director of PetroChina Company Limited (listed in Hong Kong, Shanghai and New York) and chairman of Cyber City International Limited. Mr. Jiang is also a director of China Foundation for Disabled Persons and a senior associate at the Judge Business School of Cambridge University of England. He is currently a member of the United Nations Investments Committee. Mr. Jiang received his Bachelor’s degree from Beijing Foreign Studies University, Master’s degree from Australian National University and Doctorate’s degree in Economics from Cambridge University of England. Mr. Jiang was the deputy chief of United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund Investment Management Service, a trustee of Cambridge China Development Trust and a member of the 11th and 12th Sessions of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. He has experience in fund management.

Age 72

Mr. Kwong has been the Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since July 2020 and is chairman of Audit Committee, member of Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee and Corporate Governance Committee of the Company. Mr. Kwong is also independent non-executive director of a number of listed companies in Hong Kong, namely, Agile Group Holdings Limited, Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited, FSE Lifestyle Services Limited, Henderson Investment Limited, Henderson Land Development Company Limited and NWS Holdings Limited. He is also an independent non-executive director of Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (listed in Athens), a fellow subsidiary of the Company. Mr. Kwong was the managing director of the Company from 1998 to 2001. He was an independent non-executive director of OP Financial Limited (now known as Wealthking Investments Limited) until his retirement in August 2019, an independent non-executive director of Global Digital Creations Holdings Limited until his retirement in May 2020 and an independent non-executive director of China Power International Development Limited until his retirement in June 2021. Mr. Kwong graduated from The University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor’s degree in social sciences in 1972 and is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants respectively. Mr. Kwong was a partner of an international big four accounting firm from 1984 to 1998 and an independent member of the Council of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited from 1992 to 1997, during which he had also acted as the convener of both the listing committee and the compliance committee of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. He has over 40 years of experience in accounting and auditing.

Senior Management

Age 59

Mr. Wang has been the Deputy General Manager of the Company since April 2020. He is also vice president of COSCO SHIPPING (Hong Kong) Co., Limited (direct controlling Shareholder). Mr. Wang was the general manager of 天遠國際勞務合作公司 (Tianyuan International Cooperation Company), the general manager of ship management department of 中遠散貨運輸有限公司 (COSCO Bulk Carrier Co., Ltd.), the deputy general manager of 中遠散貨運輸有限公司 (COSCO Bulk Carrier Co., Ltd.) and the general manager of 中遠散貨運輸有限公司 (COSCO Bulk Carrier Co., Ltd.) and the chairman of COSCO SHIPPING (Tianjin) Co., Ltd.. Mr. Wang has extensive experience in the operation and management of bulk carrier, international shipping and corporate management. He holds an Executive Master degree of Business Administration (EMBA) of Nankai University and is a senior engineer.

Age 49

Mr. Chen has been the Deputy General Manager of the Company since June 2022. He is also vice president of COSCO SHIPPING (Hong Kong) Co., Limited. Mr. Chen had been the deputy section chief, deputy section chief (presiding), section chief of Planning Section under Container Management Division, section chief of Planning and Scheduling Section and general manager assistant of Container Management Division of China Shipping Container Lines Co., Ltd, the deputy manager of America Container Management Center of China Shipping (North America) Holdings Co., Ltd, the deputy general manager and general manager of Container Management Center of China Shipping Container Lines Co., Ltd,the general manager and executive deputy general manager of China Shipping (South America) Holdings Co., Ltd, the executive deputy general manager of COSCO Shipping (South America) Co., Ltd. Mr. Chen has extensive experience in the operation and management of container shipping, international shipping and corporate management. Mr. Chen graduated from Shanghai Maritime College, major in Container Transportation Management.

Age 51

Ms. Meng has been the chief accountant of the Company since July 2022. She is also chief accountant of COSCO SHIPPING (Hong Kong) Co., Limited. Ms. Meng had been the deputy head and head of Second Section under Finance Division, the head of Development Section under Market Development Division of China Ocean Shipping Agency head office, the head of Investment and Development Section under Cooperation and Development Division, the deputy general manager of Cooperation and Development Division, the deputy general manager of Corporate  Planning Division, the deputy general manager and general manager of Finance Division of COSCO Logistics Co., Ltd, the general manager of Finance and Accounting Division of COSCO SHIPPING Logistics Co., Ltd, the general manager of Finance Division of COSCO SHIPPING (Hong Kong) Co., Limited, the general manager of Finance and Accounting Division and assistant general manager of COSCO SHIPPING International (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd. Ms. Meng has extensive experience in finance management, investment management and capital operation. Ms. Meng graduated from Central University of Finance and Economics majoring in Accounting and is a senior accountant.

Age 55

Ms. Chiu has been the Company Secretary of the Company since October 2005. She is also the secretary of six Board Committees of the Company and the company secretary of various subsidiaries of the Company. Ms. Chiu is in charge of corporate governance, legal, company secretarial, investor relations and related matters of the Company. Ms. Chiu obtained a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Wolverhampton in 1996 and completed her Postgraduate Certificate in Laws at the City University of Hong Kong in 1998. Ms. Chiu was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong in 2000. Besides being a member of the Law Society of Hong Kong, she is also a fellow of both The Chartered Governance Institute and The Hong Kong Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries), holding Chartered Secretary and Chartered Governance Professional dual designations. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Chiu had worked for various entities including accounting firms, legal firm and listed companies. She is well conversant with business law and company law and has extensive experience and solid knowledge in dealing with the company secretarial, corporate governance and legal matters for private and listed companies.

Age 59

Mr. Zhu has been the Chairman of the Board since March 2020, the Managing Director of the Company since January 2018 and the Executive Director of the Company since August 2016. He also had been the Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company from August 2016 to March 2020. Mr. Zhu is chairman of Corporate Governance Committee, Strategic Development Committee, Risk Management Committee, member of Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee of the Company. Mr. Zhu leads overall management and operation, strategic development and human resources management of the Company. He is also director, chairman and president of COSCO SHIPPING (Hong Kong) Co., Limited (direct controlling shareholder) and vice-chairman and non-executive director of Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (listed in Athens) and the director of Hainan Harbor & Shipping Holding Co., Ltd.. He had been the manager of China Ocean Shipping Agency Nantong (Penavico Nantong), the deputy general manager of China Ocean Shipping Agency (Shanghai), the deputy general manager of China Ocean Shipping Agency head office, the deputy general manager of COSCO Logistics Co., Ltd., the general manager of China Ocean Shipping Tally Company and the general manager of Dalian Ocean Shipping Company. Mr. Zhu possesses extensive professional knowledge in ocean shipping and logistics management and also has rich experience in corporate operation and management. He graduated from Shanghai Maritime College and obtained a Master’s degree. He is a senior economist.

Age 59

Mr. Ma has been the Non-executive Director of the Company since October 2018 and re-designated as Executive Director of the Company in May 2020, and the chairman of Environmental, Social and Governance Committee, the member of Strategic Development Committee and Risk Management Committee of the Company. He is also Deputy General Manager of the Company and director and vice president of COSCO SHIPPING (Hong Kong) Co., Limited (direct controlling shareholder). Mr. Ma was the non-executive director of COSCO SHIPPING Holdings Co., Ltd. (listed in Shanghai and Hong Kong). He was also the deputy head of the human resources and labor department and the research officer of the Ministry of Transport of the PRC, the deputy party secretary and the leader of the discipline inspection team of Shenzhen Maritime Safety Administration, the deputy director of the general office and the deputy secretary of Chongqing municipality of the PRC, the party secretary and the deputy general manager of COSCO Logistics Co., Ltd., the party secretary and the deputy general manager of COSCO Shipbuilding Industry Company Limited, the supervisor, party secretary and deputy general manager of COSCO SHIPPING Holdings Co., Ltd.. Mr. Ma has extensive experience in transportation and logistics management, human resources management and modern corporate governance, etc.. Mr. Ma graduated from the Party School of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China majoring in economics and management and is a senior engineer.

Age 47

Mr. Chen has been the Non-executive Director and member of Risk Management Committee of the Company since January 2018. He is also general manager of Finance and Accounting Division of 中國遠洋海運集團有限公司 (China COSCO Shipping Corporation Limited), director of COSCO SHIPPING (Hong Kong) Co., Limited (direct controlling shareholder) and non-executive director of COSCO SHIPPING Ports Limited (listed in Hong Kong), and director of COSCO SHIPPING Specialized Carriers Co., Ltd. (listed in Shanghai), COSCO SHIPPING Bulk Co., Ltd. and COSCO SHIPPING Investment Holdings Co., Limited (formerly known as COSCO SHIPPING Financial Holdings Co., Limited). Mr. Chen was the deputy head of Risk Control Section under the Planning and Finance Department, the deputy head of the Finance Section under Planning and Finance Department and senior manager of the Finance and Taxation Management Office, the assistant to the general manager of the Finance Department and the deputy general manager of the Finance Department of 中國海運(集團)總公司 (China Shipping (Group) Company). He was the non-executive director of COSCO SHIPPING Development Co., Ltd. (listed in Shanghai and Hong Kong) and non-executive director of COSCO SHIPPING Holdings Co., Ltd. (listed in Shanghai and Hong Kong). Mr. Chen has over 20 years of working experience in shipping enterprises and has extensive experience in risks control, taxation management and finance. Mr. Chen obtained a Master’s degree in Economics from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and is a senior accountant.

Age 72

Mr. Tsui has been the Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since February 2004 and is chairman of Nomination Committee, member of Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee and Corporate Governance Committee of the Company. Mr. Tsui is director of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Asia) Limited and also independent non-executive director of a number of listed companies in Hong Kong, namely, Pacific Online Limited, Hua Medicine and Brii Biosciences Limited as well as two companies listed overseas including independent director of ATA Creativity Global (listed on NASDAQ) and independent non-executive director of Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited (listed on NASDAQ). Mr. Tsui graduated from the University of Tennessee, the United States and was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Engineering degree in Industrial Engineering and had completed the Program for Senior Managers in Government at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, the United States. He was the chairman of Hong Kong Securities Institute from 2001 to 2004 and the chief operating officer of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited in 2000 and the adviser and council member of the Shenzhen Stock Exchange from July 2001 to June 2002. He has numerous years of experience in finance and administration, corporate and strategic planning, information technology and human resources management. Mr. Tsui was the chairman and director of WAG Worldsec Corporate Finance Limited from 2006 to 2016, and previously served as the independent non-executive director of the listed companies in Hong Kong, namely, Kangda International Environmental Company Limited until his resignation in April 2019, DTXS Silk Road Investment Holdings Company Limited until his retirement in May 2020 and Melco Resorts and Entertainment (Philippines) Corporation (listed in the Republic of Philippines in December 2012 and delisted in June 2019) until his resignation in November 2020.

Age 68

Mr. Jiang has been the Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since April 2007 and is chairman of Remuneration Committee, member of Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Corporate Governance Committee of the Company. He is an independent non-executive director of PetroChina Company Limited (listed in Hong Kong, Shanghai and New York) and chairman of Cyber City International Limited. Mr. Jiang is also a director of China Foundation for Disabled Persons and a senior associate at the Judge Business School of Cambridge University of England. He is currently a member of the United Nations Investments Committee. Mr. Jiang received his Bachelor’s degree from Beijing Foreign Studies University, Master’s degree from Australian National University and Doctorate’s degree in Economics from Cambridge University of England. Mr. Jiang was the deputy chief of United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund Investment Management Service, a trustee of Cambridge China Development Trust and a member of the 11th and 12th Sessions of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. He has experience in fund management.

Age 72

Mr. Kwong has been the Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since July 2020 and is chairman of Audit Committee, member of Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee and Corporate Governance Committee of the Company. Mr. Kwong is also independent non-executive director of a number of listed companies in Hong Kong, namely, Agile Group Holdings Limited, Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited, FSE Lifestyle Services Limited, Henderson Investment Limited, Henderson Land Development Company Limited and NWS Holdings Limited. He is also an independent non-executive director of Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (listed in Athens), a fellow subsidiary of the Company. Mr. Kwong was the managing director of the Company from 1998 to 2001. He was an independent non-executive director of OP Financial Limited (now known as Wealthking Investments Limited) until his retirement in August 2019, an independent non-executive director of Global Digital Creations Holdings Limited until his retirement in May 2020 and an independent non-executive director of China Power International Development Limited until his retirement in June 2021. Mr. Kwong graduated from The University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor’s degree in social sciences in 1972 and is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants respectively. Mr. Kwong was a partner of an international big four accounting firm from 1984 to 1998 and an independent member of the Council of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited from 1992 to 1997, during which he had also acted as the convener of both the listing committee and the compliance committee of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. He has over 40 years of experience in accounting and auditing.

Senior Management

Age 59

Mr. Wang has been the Deputy General Manager of the Company since April 2020. He is also vice president of COSCO SHIPPING (Hong Kong) Co., Limited (direct controlling Shareholder). Mr. Wang was the general manager of 天遠國際勞務合作公司 (Tianyuan International Cooperation Company), the general manager of ship management department of 中遠散貨運輸有限公司 (COSCO Bulk Carrier Co., Ltd.), the deputy general manager of 中遠散貨運輸有限公司 (COSCO Bulk Carrier Co., Ltd.) and the general manager of 中遠散貨運輸有限公司 (COSCO Bulk Carrier Co., Ltd.) and the chairman of COSCO SHIPPING (Tianjin) Co., Ltd.. Mr. Wang has extensive experience in the operation and management of bulk carrier, international shipping and corporate management. He holds an Executive Master degree of Business Administration (EMBA) of Nankai University and is a senior engineer.

Age 49

Mr. Chen has been the Deputy General Manager of the Company since June 2022. He is also vice president of COSCO SHIPPING (Hong Kong) Co., Limited. Mr. Chen had been the deputy section chief, deputy section chief (presiding), section chief of Planning Section under Container Management Division, section chief of Planning and Scheduling Section and general manager assistant of Container Management Division of China Shipping Container Lines Co., Ltd, the deputy manager of America Container Management Center of China Shipping (North America) Holdings Co., Ltd, the deputy general manager and general manager of Container Management Center of China Shipping Container Lines Co., Ltd,the general manager and executive deputy general manager of China Shipping (South America) Holdings Co., Ltd, the executive deputy general manager of COSCO Shipping (South America) Co., Ltd. Mr. Chen has extensive experience in the operation and management of container shipping, international shipping and corporate management. Mr. Chen graduated from Shanghai Maritime College, major in Container Transportation Management.

Age 51

Ms. Meng has been the chief accountant of the Company since July 2022. She is also chief accountant of COSCO SHIPPING (Hong Kong) Co., Limited. Ms. Meng had been the deputy head and head of Second Section under Finance Division, the head of Development Section under Market Development Division of China Ocean Shipping Agency head office, the head of Investment and Development Section under Cooperation and Development Division, the deputy general manager of Cooperation and Development Division, the deputy general manager of Corporate  Planning Division, the deputy general manager and general manager of Finance Division of COSCO Logistics Co., Ltd, the general manager of Finance and Accounting Division of COSCO SHIPPING Logistics Co., Ltd, the general manager of Finance Division of COSCO SHIPPING (Hong Kong) Co., Limited, the general manager of Finance and Accounting Division and assistant general manager of COSCO SHIPPING International (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd. Ms. Meng has extensive experience in finance management, investment management and capital operation. Ms. Meng graduated from Central University of Finance and Economics majoring in Accounting and is a senior accountant.

Age 55

Ms. Chiu has been the Company Secretary of the Company since October 2005. She is also the secretary of six Board Committees of the Company and the company secretary of various subsidiaries of the Company. Ms. Chiu is in charge of corporate governance, legal, company secretarial, investor relations and related matters of the Company. Ms. Chiu obtained a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Wolverhampton in 1996 and completed her Postgraduate Certificate in Laws at the City University of Hong Kong in 1998. Ms. Chiu was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong in 2000. Besides being a member of the Law Society of Hong Kong, she is also a fellow of both The Chartered Governance Institute and The Hong Kong Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries), holding Chartered Secretary and Chartered Governance Professional dual designations. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Chiu had worked for various entities including accounting firms, legal firm and listed companies. She is well conversant with business law and company law and has extensive experience and solid knowledge in dealing with the company secretarial, corporate governance and legal matters for private and listed companies.