Peter HUANG, Ming-TuanChief Executive Officer
Mr. Huang is the chief executive officer of our group. He is responsible for the overall strategic planning and management of our business. He joined us in 2001 and has since been the chief executive officer of Shanghai RT-Mart where he is responsible for devising and implementing its overall strategies and the supervision of its business operations. Mr. Huang has been involved in our business and operational strategies since 2001 as the legal representative of the then directors of our Board, Ruentex Industries and Sinopac. Mr. Huang is also a director of certain of our subsidiaries, including CIC and Shanghai RT-Mart.
Prior to joining us in 2001, Mr. Huang was the general manager of Ruentex Industries from 1991 to 1997, where he was responsible for devising and implementing its overall strategies and the supervision of its business operations. From 1997 to 2001, Mr. Huang was the vice chairman of RT-Mart International Ltd. (大潤發流通事業股份有限公司) (Taiwan RT-Mart). Ruentex Industries and Taiwan RT-Mart are companies under Ruentex.
Chris FAN, Yi-GangChief Financial Officer
Mr. Fan is the chief financial officer of our group. He graduated from Fudan University (Shanghai) with a bachelor’s degree in international economics and finance, and obtained a master’s degree in business administration (finance) from the University of Maryland. He began his career at HSBC (Shanghai) and Coopers & Lybrand in 1993. Subsequently, he moved to New York, USA, in 1998, and joined Kraft Foods where he was the FP&A and Finance Manager for seven years. In 2005, he returned to China and served as Senior Vice President of Strategic and Business Performance at Pepsi and B&Q. Since 2010, Mr. Fan has served as Chief Financial Officer at SCA North Asia (a Swedish hygiene company), Capstone Investment (a startup hedge fund) and Genimous (a private equity firm that invests in e-commerce), respectively.
HSU, Sheng-YuChief Financial Officer of RT-Mart China
Mr. Hsu is the chief financial officer of our group of subsidiaries operating under our "RT-Mart" banner in China. He is responsible for the financial, controlling and legal matters of our operations under our "RT-Mart" banner. Prior to joining us in 1999, Mr. Hsu has been with Ruentex, one of our two Ultimate Controlling Shareholders. From 1983 to 1999, Mr. Hsu held various positions in Ruentex’s operations in Taiwan, including the position of finance manager, vice general manager, general manager and chairman in Ruentex Industries, Xinye Construction Co., Ltd (興業建設股份有限公司), Ruentex Construction and Engineer Co., Ltd (潤泰營造股份有限公司) and Runhong Engineering Co., Ltd (潤弘工程股份有限公司) respectively. Mr. Hsu is also a director of our subsidiary, RT-Mart Limited Shanghai (上海大潤發有限公司).