ArtGo Holdings Limited ("ArtGo" or the "Company", together with its subsidiaries the "Group") owns the largest marble mine and distribution network in China. The shares in the Company are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong with the stock quote: 03313.
The directors of ArtGo recognise the need to conduct the business of the Group with integrity and in accordance with suitable governance practices.
The requisite improvements to the Group's corporate governance procedures and policies have either been implemented or are in the process of being made.
ArtGo has a unitary board. The list of board of directors is as follows:
- Ms. Wu jing Executive Director, Chairman
Ms. Wu Jing (伍晶), aged 30, joined the Company on 9 March 2016 and is currently the vice president of the Company. Ms. Wu is responsible for promotion and marketing affairs of the Company. Ms. Wu has 6 years’ experience in corporate brand management. In 2010, Ms. Wu founded a management consulting firm, which provided consultancy services in relation to brand promotion, sales and public relations to the local and overseas organizations and corporations since February 2010, including but not limited to Information Services Department of The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong Tourism Board, Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited, Hang Seng Bank Limited, DTZ Holdings PLC, Sinopec (Hong Kong) Limited, Suning Commerce Group Co., Ltd, Powerchina Resources Ltd.. In June 2008, Ms. Wu obtained her bachelor’s degree in biological technology from Wuhan University. She then obtained her master of science degree in environmental engineering from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and her master degree in industrial engineering and logistics management from the University of Hong Kong in November 2009 and November 2010, respectively. In 2015, she was awarded the ‘‘Ten Outstanding New Hong Kong Young Persons (十大傑出新香港青年)’’. She is currently the standing director of Jiangsu Women Association* (江蘇聯會婦女會) and the director of Jiangsu Youth Association* (江蘇青年總會).
- Mr. Liu Jianhua Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr. LIU Jianhua (劉建華), aged 49, was appointed as an independent non-executive Director on 9 December 2013. Mr. Liu is also a member of the audit committee and the nomination committee of the Company. Mr. Liu has over 17 years of experience in managing construction projects involving glass and stones. From 1985 to 1990, Mr. Liu was an assistant engineer and subsequently an engineer of National Building Material Bureau Technology Information Institute. From 1990 to 2006, he was the vice secretary-general, secretary-general and vice president of China Architectural and Industrial Glass Association, respectively. Since 2006, Mr. Liu has served as the vice president of China Stone Material Association. Since 2010, he has been an independent non-executive director of Zhuzhou Kibing Group Stock Co., Ltd., a company listed on the main board of Shanghai Stock Exchange (stock code: 601636). Mr. Liu graduated from East China University of Science and Technology with a bachelor’s degree in engineering in July 1985. He obtained the qualification of senior engineer from SASAC in October 2009.
- Mr. Gu Weiwen Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Gu Weiwen (顧偉文), aged 46, has nearly 26 years’ experience in trading, investment and financing. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Gu served as the wholesale executive of Shanghai Textiles Ltd.* (上海紡織品總公司) from July 1990 to July 1992. From August 1992 to September 1994, Mr. Gu served as the manager of the apparel department of Orient Shopping Center Ltd.* (上海東方商廈有限公司). From October 1994 to October 2000, Mr. Gu served as the general manger of Shanghai Huifeng Textile Group Ltd.* (上海惠豐毛紡織集團有限公司). From January 2001 to October 2011, Mr. Gu served as the general manager of Chengdu Runheng Investment Ltd.* (成都潤衡投資有限公司). From October 2011 toFebruary 2016, Mr. Gu served as assistant to the chairman of China Dredging Environment Protection Holdings Limited (stock code: 871), a company listed on the Stock Exchange. Mr. Gu obtained the diploma from Commerce College of the Shanghai University (上海大學商學院) (now known as School of Economics, the Shanghai University) majoring in trading economics in July 1990. In 1991, Mr. Gu obtained the qualification as economic analyst as confirmed by the appraisal committee after the discussion by the vocation reform office of Shanghai Textiles Ltd.* (上海紡織品公司). In 1993, Mr. Gu obtained the qualification as an assistant economic analyst as confirmed by the appraisal committee for junior occupational positions of Shanghai Huifeng Textile Group Ltd.* (上海東方商廈有限公司).
- Mr. Wang Hengzhong Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr. WANG Hengzhong (王恆忠), aged 45, was appointed as an independent non-executive Director on 9 December 2013. Mr. Wang is also the chairman of the audit committee and a member of the remuneration committee of the Company. Mr. Wang has over 14 years of experience in auditing and accounting. Mr. Wang is currently a partner of the auditing department of the Grant Thornton Group. From August 1998 to December 2007, Mr. Wang was the chief accountant of Shanghai Jiahua Accountancy Co., Ltd. From December 2007 to September 2009, he was the legal representative of Shanghai Junfu Pan Chen Zhang Jiahua Accountancy Co., Ltd. (a company formed from the merger of Shanghai Pan Chen Zhang Joint Accounting Firm and Shanghai Jiahua Accountancy Co., Ltd.). From September 2009 to July 2012, he was a partner of Jingdu Tianhua Accountancy Co., Ltd. (Shanghai Branch), as a result of the partnership between Shanghai Junfu Pan Chen Zhang Jiahua Accountancy Co., Ltd. and Jingdu Tianhua Accountancy Co., Ltd. In December 2011, Jingdu Tianhua Accountancy Co., Ltd. (Shanghai Branch) was reorganized and the Shanghai branch of Grant Thornton Accounting Firm (a special general partnership) was established. Mr. Wang has been its partner since January 2013. Mr. Wang graduated from Shanghai Institute of Building Materials (currently known as Tongji University) with a junior college diploma in July 1990, majoring in financial accounting. Mr. Wang obtained a master’s degree in professional accountancy from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in December 2006. He was also awarded the certificate of qualification for independent directors by the Shanghai Stock Exchange in April 2013. Mr. Wang is currently an executive member of the council in Shanghai Young Entrepreneurs Association, a member of Jiu San Society and a member of Shanghai Jia Ding District Political Consultative Committee. He is a certified public accountant in the PRC and is currently a member of the disciplinary committee of the Association of Certified Public Accountants of Shanghai.
- Mr. Zhang Jian Executive Director
Mr. Zhang Jian (張健), aged 41, is currently the deputy general manager of the Company and the general manager of the marble production and processing department and international sales department of the Company, where he is responsible for mine production management, marble processing and production and operations management and international sales management of the Group. Mr. Zhang joined the Group in October 2012 and has nearly 15 years’ experiences in stone exploitation, stone processing, quality control and international trade of stone. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Zhang served at unit 32525 of the People’s Liberation Army of the People’s Republic of China in Xiamen (廈門中國人民解放軍32525部隊)from December 1993 to December 1997. From March 2003 to March 2006, he served as a procurement officer of Best Cheer Stone Group Ltd.* (高時石材集團有限公司). From March 2006 to October 2012, he served as the procurement manager of Xiamen Zhonglianfa Import and Export Co., Ltd.* (廈門中聯發進出口有限公司).
- Mr. Gu Zengcai Non-executive Director
Mr. Gu Zengcai（顧增才先生）, 53 years old, graduated from Jiangsu Radio and TV University in 1986. In August 1993 October 1994, Mr. Gu as the A-share listed companies in Zhuhai Port Co., Ltd. (formerly known as Zhuhai Fuhua Group Co., Ltd. (Stock Code: 000507) of audit department director and finance department vice manager. In April 1994 September 2002, Gu he served in Zhuhai, China Resources Bank (formerly known as Zhuhai City Commercial Bank) ("Zhuhai Huarun bank"), served as the deputy director of the Zhuhai Huayin City credit cooperatives, Zhuhai, China Resources Bank branch president, and Zhuhai, China Resources Bank headquarters jurisdiction under the Treasury Department, the Ministry of Finance and the credit manager. In October 2003 to 2012 in August, Gu he earned a listed company holding Zhuhai Investment Group Co., Ltd. (formerly known as Jiuzhou Development Company Limited (Stock Code: 908) appointed as executive director, and in August 2006 to 2012 years eight months as the company's board of directors, vice chairman of the stock exchange. In 1992 and 1993, Mr. Gu has obtained the certificate of accountant and auditor, as well as the certified public accountant in China.
- Dr. Leung Ka Kit Executive Director
Dr. Leung Ka Kit（梁迦杰博士）,39 years old, successively in 2013 and 2011 years was awarded the Tarlac state university awarded a doctoral degree in education management and a master's degree. Dr. Leung Ka Kit also has in 2009 and 2006 made the Hong Kong University of science and Technology Science (Environmental Science) Master's degree and Curtin University of Technology (Curtin University of technology with a bachelor's degree in Science (health and safety). Dr. Leung Ka Kit as director of the ISO9001 and ISO14001 quality management system auditor, and has nearly 15 years management experience in multi-national companies, focusing on nuclear power, thermal power, water conservancy project, quality management, environmental security and comprehensive enterprise management system.
- Mr. Hui Yat On IIndependent Non-Executive Director
Mr. Hui Yat On（許一安先生）, 56 years old, graduated from the Chinese University Hong Kong in 1982 with a bachelor's degree in business management. In 2004, Mr. Xu was awarded the master of professional accounting degree from Hong Kong Polytech University. Mr. Xu became a member of the Hongkong Institute of Certified Public Accountants in 1986 and was a member of the Chaozhou Hongkong chamber of Commerce. In 2012, Mr. Xu was appointed as an independent non executive director of the listing Corporation under the under the world map Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 0402). Mr. Xu has served as executive director, corporate secretary and senior executive. Mr. Xu currently serves as chief investment officer of a Hong Kong listed companies. May first born in the field of corporate finance and financial services accumulated nearly 30 years of experience.
- Mr. Li Dingcheng Executive Director
Mr. LI Dingcheng (李定成), aged 51, is currently an executive Director and the manager of geology, production and environmental safety of our Group. He joined our Group on 2 March 2012 and is mainly responsible for overseeing production safety in the Yongfeng Mine, compiling mining geological studies and evaluating mining policies. Mr. Li has over 24 years of experience in the mineral and geological exploration industry, with a particular focus on mine safety evaluation and management, based on his site visits of various mines, and understanding and analysis of the exploration and extraction process. Mine safety and environmental evaluation is an indispensable process for mine exploration and extraction and requires a concrete and substantial understanding of the techniques and procedures of mine exploration and extraction. Prior to joining our Company, from 1985 to December 2000, Mr. Li had worked as an assistant engineer, engineer, senior engineer and the project leader of Geological Engineering Investigation Institute of National Building Materials Bureau, where he was responsible for the inspection, exploration planning and evaluation of various mineral resources including marbles and granite, the environmental impact evaluation on mines and cement factory construction projects, including a detailed review and analysis on marble mines and writing a report named The Manual on Chinese National Marble and Granite Decorative Stone Resources Distribution and Forecast Atlas. From February 2003 to June 2006, Mr. Li was the technical manager of the Environmental Impact and Safety Evaluation Centre of the Sino-African Geological Engineering Exploration Research Institute, where he was responsible for conducting safety assessment for outdoor and underground mining sites, including the review and assessment of mining exploration and extraction processes. For the evaluation of safety and the environmental impact of each mine, Mr. Li generally had to spend a period spanning from three to twelve months conducting site visits at the relevant mine, where he would study the characteristics of the mine and analyze the workflow of the exploration and extraction processes before devising a technical mining exploration and extraction proposal in compliance with the relevant laws and regulations. From August 2006 to December 2008, Mr. Li was a project manager at the Environmental Impact Evaluation Centre of China Research Academy of Environmental Sciences, where he was responsible for matters relating to environmental impact evaluation and planning of mines, which covered an analysis of the daily operation of mines and how the mining exploration and extraction process impacts on the environment. In carrying out such analysis, Mr. Li conducted site visits at the mines to inspect the characteristics of the mines, studied the workflow of the exploration and extraction processes, designed proposals to implement mining exploration and extraction activities in compliance with the relevant laws and regulations. From December 2008 and February 2010, he was the chief engineer and technical leader of the environmental impact assessment department and the person-in-charge of the safety assessment department in Beijing Zhong’an Quality Assessment Center, where he was responsible for the environmental evaluation of mines, which covered an analysis of the daily operation of mines and how the mining exploration and extraction process impacts on the surrounding environment. From February 2010 to February 2012, Mr. Li worked as the chief engineer, the technical director of No. 2 evaluation department and the manager of the projects department in Century Safety Technology Co., Ltd (Beijing), where he was responsible for the safety evaluation of marble and granite quarries, which entailed a detailed review and analysis of the marble and granite exploration and extraction process. In carrying out such review and analysis, Mr. Li conducted site visits at the marble and granite mines to inspect the characteristics of the mines, and monitored the workflow of the exploration and extraction processes. Mr. Li graduated from Chengdu College of Geology (currently known as Chengdu University of Technology) with a bachelor’s degree in engineering in July 1985, majoring in geology and mineral resources survey. Mr. Li was awarded the title of senior engineer in 1998. He is currently a certified safety engineer in the PRC. Mr. Li also has substantial achievement in stone theoretical research. Mr. Li received several awards on the research of stone theory. The project named PRC Natural Marble, Granite Resources and Research, which was led by Mr. Li, was awarded the second prize of 1992 yearly scientific and technological progress issued by China Construction Materials and Geological Prospecting Center. He also published the article named PRC Natural Marble, Decorative Granite Stone Resources Forecast and Analysis during the Third National Youth Geologists Symposium.
The Board has set up three committees, namely Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee. The table below provides membership information of these committees on which each Board member serves.
|Director \ Committee||Audit Committee||Remuneration Committee||Nomination Committee|
|Ms. Wu Jing||M||C|
|Mr. Gu Weiwen|
|Mr. Zhang Jian|
|Dr. Liang Jiajie|
|Mr. Hui Yat On||M||C||M|
Notes: C Chairman of the relevant committees M Member of the relevant committees
Procedures for shareholders to propose a person for election as director