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Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd (0027.HK)

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11 Aug 2020
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Che-Woo Lui

90 Executive Chairman of the Board

Yiu Tung Lui

64 Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board

Robert Drake

Group Chief Financial Officer

Kevin Kelley

Chief Operating Officer - Macau

James Koratzopoulos

2018 Executive Vice President – Hospitality New Resort

Roger Lienhard

2019 Executive Vice President – Hospitality, Galaxy Macau

Jason Barry

Senior Vice President – Table Games, Galaxy Macau

Thomas Borman

Senior Vice President – Electronic Games, Galaxy Macau

Nelson Chan

Senior Vice President – Casino Customer Services and Supports

Elmen Lee

Senior Vice President - Business Development

Ying Keung Chee

62 2008 Managing Director - Construction Materials Division, Executive Director

Lui Wai Yu Tang

65 1991 Executive Director

Scott Kreeger

Director – Operations Development, New Resort

Andy Lee

2019 Deputy Director – Operations, StarWorld Macau

Richard Longhurst

Director – Operations, Galaxy Macau and Director – Gaming Development and Optimization Services

Edmond Ting

2018 Director – Project Development

Yin Min Yap

Senior Director – International Premium & Mass Market Development

Li Mei Wah Sin

2010 Company Secretary

Wai Bun Cheung

83 2015 Non-Executive Director

Michael Mecca

71 2018 Non-Executive Director

James Ross Ancell

66 2004 Independent Non-Executive Director

Lung Tak Wong

72 2008 Independent Non-Executive Director

Shue Lam Yip

82 2004 Independent Non-Executive Director

Peter Caveny

Assistant Senior Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Che-Woo Lui

Dr. Lui Che-Woo LL.D., MBE serves as Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company.D. serves as Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Dr. Lui the founder of the Group, has been a Director of the Company since August 1991 and is the Chairman and a member of the Executive Board of the Company. Dr. Lui is also the Chairman and the Managing Director of K. Wah International Holdings Limited. He has over 50 years’ experience in quarrying, construction materials and property development. He was the Founding Chairman of the Institute of Quarrying in the UK (Hong Kong Branch) and the Chairman of the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals. Dr. Lui is also the Founding Chairman of The Federation of Hong Kong Hotel Owners, the President of Tsim Sha Tsui East Property Developers Association, the Founding President of Hong Kong – Guangdong Economic Development Association and an Honorary President of Hong Kong – Shanghai Economic Development Association. Dr. Lui has been appointed as a Member of Steering Committee on MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions) since 2007. Further, Dr. Lui was a Member of the 9th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, a member of the Selection Committee for the First Government of the HKSAR and a member of the Election Committee of the HKSAR. Dr. Lui has been elected as a member of the Election Committee of the HKSAR in 2001, 2006 and 2011. In 1995, an asteroid discovered by the Purple Mountain Observatory in Nanjing was named “Lui Che Woo Star”. Dr. Lui was presented the Outstanding Contribution Award in Guangzhou in 1996. Dr. Lui was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star by the Government of the HKSAR in July 2005. Dr. Lui was also awarded the Grand Bauhinia Medal by the Government of the HKSAR in 2012. Dr. Lui was awarded Business Person of the Year 2007 by DHL/SCMP Hong Kong Business Awards and the Lifetime Achievement Award by American Academy of Hospitality Sciences of 2007 respectively.

Yiu Tung Lui

Mr. Lui Yiu Tung is the Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board of Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd. He has been an executive Director of the Company since June 1987 and is the Deputy Chairman and a member of each of the Executive Board, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee as well as the Chairman of Corporate Governance Committee of the Company. Mr. Lui is also an executive director of K. Wah International Holdings Limited. He holds a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering and a master of science degree in structural engineering from the University of California at Berkeley, USA. Mr. Lui is a member of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, a member of the Election Committee of the HKSAR and a member of the Chief Executive Election Committee of Macau SAR, Tourism Development Committee and Cultural Consultative Committee of Macau SAR. He is also a director of the 70th Term of Macao Chamber of Commerce, an Honorary Chairman of the 20th Term of Kiang Wu Hospital Charitable Association, a member of the 10th Standing Committee of the All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese, an executive director of the Chamber of Tourism of the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce, a Forever Honorary Chairman of the Association of Macau Travel Industry Professionals and Counsellor of Our Hong Kong Foundation. Mr. Lui was awarded the Medal of Merit – Tourism by Macau SAR in 2012 and Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2014 – Entrepreneur of the Year by Enterprise Asia in 2014. In 2019, Mr. Lui was honored as the most influential person in Asia’s gaming industry at the 12th Inside Asian Gaming Power 50 Gala Dinner. Furthermore, Mr. Lui is the Honorary Citizen of each of Guangzhou Municipal, Shenzhen Municipal and Jiangmen Municipal.

Robert Drake

Mr. Robert Drake is Group Chief Financial Officer of the company. He has extensive experience in corporate finance, investment banking activities such as mergers and acquisitions, financial management, as well as domestic and international business development activities within the gaming industry. Previously, he held senior executive positions in Finance with a gaming company in Las Vegas.

Kevin Kelley

Mr. Kevin Kelley serves as Chief Operating Officer - Macau of the Company. He has extensive experience in gaming, hospitality and entertainment through his career spanning over the USA and Macau. Previously, he held senior executive positions at various well-known casinos and hotels in the USA and Macau.

James Koratzopoulos

Mr. James Koratzopoulos serves as Executive Vice President – Hospitality New Resort of the Company. He has over 28 years of experience in hotel operations and food and beverage services. Previously, he held senior management positions with a number of international hotel companies in Australia, Mainland China and the Middle East.

Roger Lienhard

Mr. Roger Lienhard serves as Executive Vice President – Hospitality, Galaxy Macau of the Company. He has over 35 years of operations management and project development experience gained from the hospitality industry. Previously, he held senior management positions with a number of prestigious hotels and resorts in Macau, Singapore, Australia, Japan, India and Indonesia.

Jason Barry

Mr. Jason Barry serves as Senior Vice President – Table Games, Galaxy Macau of the Company. He has over 28 years of experience in table games. Previously, he held a senior management position with a gaming company in Australia.

Thomas Borman

Nelson Chan

Mr. Nelson Chan serves as Senior Vice President – Casino Customer Services and Supports of the Company. He has over 19 years of experience in premium marketing and gaming operations. Previously, he held senior management positions with integrated resorts in Singapore and Vietnam.

Elmen Lee

Mr. Elmen Lee is Senior Vice President – Business Development of the Company. He has over 27 years of experience in international marketing, casino marketing and hotel operations management gained from the gaming and hospitality industries. Previously, he held senior management position with a gaming and entertainment company in Australia prior to rejoining us.

Ying Keung Chee

Mr. Chee Ying Keung (Joseph) is Managing Director - Construction Materials Division, Executive Director of Galaxy Enterprises Group Ltd. He has been an executive Director of the Company since April 2004 and is the Managing Director of the Construction Materials Division as well as a member of the Executive Board of the Company. Mr. Chee holds a Master degree in Business Administration from the University of South Australia and a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Western Ontario in Canada. He is a fellow member of The Institute of Quarrying in the UK and has over 30 years of broad experience in the construction materials industry including operations and management, technical and quality assurance, environmental protection, commercial and strategic planning. Mr. Chee was the member of the 11th Yunnan Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. He was elected as a member of the Standing Committee of the 12th Yunnan Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference in January 2018. In April 2018 he was appointed as the Council Member of Hong Kong CPPCC (Provincial) Members Association. In August 2018 he was elected as Executive Vice Chairman of Association of Hong Kong and Macau Members of CPPCC in Yunnan Province. He is currently an advisor of the board and served as a board member (from 2010 to 2017) of Pneumoconiosis Compensation Fund Board. He is the Chairman of Hong Kong Construction Materials Association and Vice President of Macau Ready-Mix Concrete Commerce Association. In addition, he is the Honorary President of Hong Kong (Asia) Youth Association and Yunnan Provincial Federation of Industry and Commerce of Macau. Mr. Chee has been the Chairman of Hong Kong Contract Quarry Association since 2011 where he also served as the Chairman from 2002 to 2008. He served as a member of the Working Group on Construction Waste of the Provisional Construction Industry Co-ordination Board from 2004 to 2006.

Lui Wai Yu Tang

Ms. Tang Lui Wai Yu serves as Executive Director of Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd. She is also an executive director of K. Wah International Holdings Limited. She holds a bachelor of commerce degree from McGill University, Canada and is a member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Ms. Lui has been elected as a member of the Shanghai Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference in December 2012. She was appointed as a member of board of trustees of Shanghai Jiao Tong University on 30 October 2014. Ms. Lui was formerly a member of the Standing Committee on Company Law Reform, the Tourism Strategy Group, the Statistic Advisory Board, the Hong Kong Arts Development Council and the Board of Ocean Park Corporation and a non-executive director of the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority. Ms. Lui has been elected as a member of the Election Committee of the HKSAR since 1998.

Scott Kreeger

Mr. Scott Kreeger serves as Director – Operations Development, New Resort of the Company. He has over 28 years of experience in gaming. Previously, he held senior management positions with a number of resort and gaming companies in the USA.

Andy Lee

Mr. Andy Lee serves as Deputy Director – Operations, StarWorld Macau of the Company. He has over 23 years of experience in mass marketing, mass and premium gaming hosting and hospitality operations. Previously, he held a senior management position with a resort and gaming company in Singapore.

Richard Longhurst

Mr. Richard Longhurst is Director of Operations, Galaxy Macau and Director of Gaming Development and Optimization Services of the company. He has over 30 years of extensive leadership experience at senior levels gained from the gaming industry. Previously, he held a senior executive position with a gaming company in Australia.

Edmond Ting

Mr. Edmond Ting serves as Director – Project Development of the company. He has over 36 years of project management experience in property development and architectural consultancy firms developing large-scale commercial, luxury hotels, residential and service apartment projects. Previously, he held a senior executive position with a property development firm in Hong Kong.

Yin Min Yap

Mr. Yap Yin Min is Senior Director of International Premium & Mass Market Development of the company. He has more than 33 years of experience in hotel operations, resort planning, theme park and plaza development, corporate planning and business development. Previously, he held various senior executive positions with a gaming company in Malaysia.

Li Mei Wah Sin

Mrs. Sin Li Mei Wah is an Company Secretary of Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited, since 1 November 2010. Mrs. Sin is a fellow member of both The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries. She holds a Master Degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor Degree in Law and has experience in company secretarial practice.

Wai Bun Cheung

Dr. Cheung Wai Bun serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company., since October 2015. Dr. Cheung is a member of each of the Audit Committee and Corporate Governance Committee of the Company. Dr. Cheung holds an honorary doctor’s degree from John Dewey University, U.S.A., a master degree in business administration and a bachelor of science degree in accounts and finance from New York University, U.S.A.. He was awarded the Directors of the Year Awards 2002 of Listed Company Non-Executive Director by The Hong Kong Institute of Directors. In December 2010, Dr. Cheung received three awards, namely (1) Outstanding Management Award of The Chartered Management Association; (2) Outstanding Director Award of The Chartered Association of Directors; and (3) Outstanding CEO Award of The Asia Pacific CEO Association. Dr. Cheung is a council member of The Hong Kong Institute of Directors. He is also a member of the Hospital Governing Committee of Kowloon Hospital and Hong Kong Eye Hospital, and a member of the Kowloon Regional Advisory Committee of the Hospital Authority in Hong Kong. Dr. Cheung was formerly a visiting professor of the School of Business of Nanjing University, PRC. He was formerly the group chief executive and executive deputy chairman of Mission Hills Group, Hong Kong, and a former director and advisor of the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals. He has held senior management positions in various companies of different industries and possessed extensive banking, financial and commercial experiences. Dr. Cheung is an independent non-executive director of Fullsun International Holdings Group Co., Limited, Jiayuan International Group Limited, Modern Dental Group Limited, Pioneer Global Group Limited and Universal Technologies Holdings Limited, all are listed on the main board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Stock Exchange”). He is an independent non-executive director of Yin He Holdings Limited, a company listed on GEM of the Stock Exchange.

Michael Mecca

Mr. Michael Victor Mecca is Non-Executive Director of the company. He joined the Group in 2009 as President and Chief Operating Officer and was the President of the Company since September 2015. After serving nine years’ tenure, he retired in April 2018. He has been a non-executive Director of the Company since May 2018. Mr. Mecca holds a Bachelor degree in Foreign Affairs from the University of Oklahoma in the USA. As well as the Company, he has held senior executive roles with a number of globallyrecognized gaming and hospitality brands in Las Vegas and Melbourne. Mr. Mecca is a member of the board of directors of Société Anonyme des Bains de Mer et du Cercle des Étrangers à Monaco (“SBM”), a company whose shares are publicly traded on Euronext Paris and in which the Company holds an indirect interest of approximately 5%. Mr. Mecca has been licensed by the Gaming Commissions in both Nevada and Michigan in the United States, Victoria in Australia and Macau. Mr. Mecca is also Honorary President of The Macau Gaming Management Association (“MGMA”), Advisory Board Member of Macau University Institute for the Study of Commercial Gaming (“ISCG”), Member of G2E Asia Executive Non-Gaming Advisory Board, Honorary Advisor of International Film Festival & Awards Macao (“IFFAM”) and Honorary President of Macau Responsible Gaming Association.

James Ross Ancell

Mr. James Ross Ancell serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd., since April 2004. Mr. Ancell is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Corporate Governance Committee of the Company. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management Studies from University of Waikato in New Zealand. He is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and has over 35 years of broad experience in building materials and construction sectors, waste management and recycling business gained from multinational corporations. He is currently the Chairman of Churngold Construction Holdings Limited in the UK, a leading specialist groundworks subcontractor carrying out groundworks and road surfacing, with a separate remediation business, cleaning up sites contaminated by previous industrial activity. He is a non-executive director of MJ Gleeson PLC, a housebuilder and regeneration company listed on the London Stock Exchange.

Lung Tak Wong

Prof. Dr. Wong Lung Tak CPA serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company., serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd., since August 2008. Professor Wong is a member of each of the Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee, Nomination Committee and Corporate Governance Committee of the Company. He is a Certified Public Accountant (Practising) in Hong Kong and the Managing Practising Director of Patrick Wong CPA Limited. He has over 40 years experience in the accountancy profession. Professor Wong holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Business degree, was awarded a Badge of Honour by the Queen of England in 1993 and was appointed a Justice of the Peace in 1998. He was also awarded a Bronze Bauhinia Star by the Government of the HKSAR in 2010. Professor Wong is an independent non-executive director of BAIC Motor Corporation Limited, C C Land Holdings Limited, Li Bao Ge Group Limited, Sino Oil and Gas Holdings Limited, Water Oasis Group Limited and Winox Holdings Limited, all are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Professor Wong was formerly an independent non-executive director of Guangzhou Baiyunshan Pharmaceutical Holdings Company Limited from June 2010 to June 2017, Real Nutriceutical Group Limited from March 2008 to October 2017 and National Arts Entertainment and Culture Group Limited from February 2010 to December 2018, all are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Shue Lam Yip

Dr. Yip Shue Lam LL.D. serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company.D., serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd., since December 2004. Dr. Yip is a member of the Audit Committee as well as the Chairman of the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee of the Company. Dr. Yip holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the Concordia University, Canada. He is the founder and the chairman of Canada Land Limited (“Canada Land”) since 1972. Canada Land engaged in real estate development and tourist attraction business, listed in 1994 on the Australian Stock Exchange and was privatized in May 2013. Dr. Yip remains as the chairman of the company. Dr. Yip is also an independent non-executive director of K. Wah International Holdings Limited. Dr. Yip was also the chairman of Cantravel Limited, Guangzhou since 1996, became a director in October 2013 and elected the chairman in December 2019 again. Dr. Yip has been active in public services and has been appointed as an Honorary Standing Committee Member of The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce (November 2012 – October 2022) and the President of Concordia University Hong Kong Foundation Limited and chairman of Board of Governors, Canadian University Association in Hong Kong. He had been the President (1998–2000) and currently the member of the Board of Governors of The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, and the Fellow Member of The Hong Kong Institute of Directors. In addition, Dr. Yip has been elected a Guangzhou Municipal Honorable Citizen.

Peter Caveny