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Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels Ltd (0045.HK)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Kadoorie

78 1985 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

King Man Kwok

59 2015 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Andrew Brandler

63 2014 Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board

Matthew Lawson

45 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Peter Borer

65 2004 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director

Maria Razumich-Zec

61 2007 Regional Vice President

Shane Izaks

56 2019 Group General Manager - Information Technology

Sindy Tsui

50 2013 Group Director - Human Resources

Martyn Sawyer

61 2013 Group Director - Properties

Yi Ching Liao

50 2002 Company Secretary

Nicholas Colfer

59 2006 Non-Executive Director

Philip Kadoorie

28 2017 Non-Executive Director

John Leigh

66 2006 Non-Executive Director

James Lewis

44 2017 Non-Executive Director

William Mocatta

66 2002 Non-Executive Director

Pierre Boppe

71 2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Kwok-Lun Fung

71 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Kwok Po Li

81 1987 Non-Executive Independent Director

Patrick Paul

72 2004 Non-Executive Independent Director

Ada Tse

52 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Kim Winser

60 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Yick Ming Wong

67 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Kadoorie

The Hon. Sir Michael David Kadoorie LL.D. serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Sir Michael is a substantial shareholder of the company within the meaning of the Securities and Futures Ordinance. He is a Director of a subsidiary of the company. He is also Chairman of CLP Holdings Limited, an Independent Non- Executive Director of CK Hutchison Holdings Limited, a Director of Sir Elly Kadoorie & Sons Limited, and he holds a number of other directorships. He was an Alternate Director of Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited until May 2016. In addition, Sir Michael acts as a trustee for a number of notable local charitable organisations. He is the father of Mr Philip Lawrence Kadoorie, and the brother-in-law of the Honorary Life President, Mr Ronald James McAulay.

King Man Kwok

Mr. King Man (Clement) Kwok serves as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Mr Kwok is also a Director of the majority of the group’s entities. His career began with Price Waterhouse and Barclays de Zoete Wedd in the UK, following which he returned to Hong Kong in 1986 to work with Schroders Asia, where he was appointed as Head of Corporate Finance in 1991. From 1996 to 2002, Mr Kwok served as Finance Director of MTR Corporation. He was an Independent Non-Executive Director of Orient Overseas (International) Limited until August 2018. He is currently a Fellow of The Hong Kong Management Association, a Council member of the World Travel & Tourism Council, a member of the International Advisory Council of the Faculty of Business and Economics of The University of Hong Kong and an Honorary Adviser to the Financial Reporting Council. Over his long career in Hong Kong, he has served on the Stock Exchange Listing Committee, the Takeovers and Mergers Panel, the Securities and Futures Appeals Tribunal, the Hang Seng Index Advisory Committee, the Harbourfront Commission and the Interpretations Committee of the International Accounting Standards Board in London, as well as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Swire Pacific Limited. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the London School of Economics and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Andrew Brandler

Mr. Andrew Clifford Winawer Brandler serves as Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr Brandler is also Chairman of two subsidiaries of the company. From May 2000 to September 2013, Mr Brandler was the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of CLP Holdings Limited and he remains a Non-Executive Director of this company. He is a Non-Executive Director of Tai Ping Carpets International Limited and an Independent Non- Executive Director of MTR Corporation Limited. As Chairman of Sir Elly Kadoorie & Sons Limited, he oversees a number of Kadoorie family interests in Hong Kong and overseas and, as such, is associated with the major shareholders of the company. Prior to joining CLP Holdings Limited, Mr Brandler worked for Schroders, a UK investment bank, and was based in London, in Singapore and latterly in Hong Kong, where his last position was Head of Asia-Pacific Corporate Finance. He was the Chairman of The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce between 2008 and 2010. He holds BA and MA degrees from the University of Cambridge, an MBA degree from Harvard Business School, and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Matthew Lawson

Mr. Matthew James Lawson has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Mr Lawson is also a Director of the majority of the group’s entities. Over the course of his career Mr Lawson has had extensive experience with hospitality and real estate transactions, investments and financing, including joint venture negotiations and structuring. He began his career with Arthur Andersen Corporate Finance in Sydney in 1998 and subsequently joined Deutsche Bank AG in Sydney in 2001 where he worked across Equity Capital Markets and Real Estate Investment Banking. Mr Lawson joined JPMorgan in Asia in 2006, where he held senior positions in Hong Kong and Singapore. Prior to his departure he was Managing Director and Head of JPMorgan’s Real Estate, Gaming and Lodging investment banking practice in Asia. He is a member of CNBC Global CFO Council. He holds a Bachelor of International Business Relations from Griffith University and a Bachelor of Commerce from The University of Queensland. Mr Lawson has also completed various postgraduate studies in China, including at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center for Chinese and American Studies.

Peter Borer

Mr. Peter Camille Borer serves as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director of The HongKong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited. Appointed to the Board as an Executive Director in April 2004, Mr Borer is a Director of the majority of the group’s entities. He joined the group in 1981 and was appointed General Manager of The Peninsula Hong Kong in 1994, taking on additional regional responsibility in 1999. He was appointed as Chief Operating Officer in April 2004. Mr Borer is a graduate of the Ecole hoteliere de Lausanne, Switzerland and is now a member of the International Advisory Board of the school. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of the School of Hotel and Tourism Management of The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Maria Razumich-Zec

Mrs. Maria Razumich-Zec serves as Regional Vice President of the Company. Mrs Razumich-Zec joined the group as General Manager of The Peninsula Chicago in 2002 and was promoted to the position of Regional Vice-President – USA East Coast in 2007, with regional responsibilities covering The Peninsula Hotels in Chicago and New York, and Quail Lodge & Golf Club in Carmel, California. She became Regional Vice-President and General Manager, The Peninsula Chicago in 2013.

Shane Izaks

Mr. Shane Izaks serves as Group General Manager - Information Technology of the Company. Mr Izaks joined the group as General Manager, Information Technology in 1995 and has been a key member of the development and restructuring of the technology function within the group. In 2013 he was promoted to Group General Manager, Information Technology and in 2019 he became Group Director, Information Technology. He is responsible for formulating and implementing information technology strategy at both group and operational levels, as well as overseeing the strategy and development of innovation and technology transformation, including the launch of Kaleidoscope Lab in 2018.

Sindy Tsui

Ms. Sindy Tsui has been Group Director - Human Resources of The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited since 2013. Ms Tsui joined the group as General Manager, Human Resources in 2007. With many years of experience in human resources management in the hospitality industry, she is responsible for the group’s strategy on human resources, organisational and talent development. She became Group Director, Human Resources in 2013.

Martyn Sawyer

Mr. Martyn P. A. Sawyer has been Group Director - Properties of The HongKong and Shanghai Hotels. Mr Sawyer is a Group Executive and also a Director of a number of the group’s entities. He is responsible for the group’s non-hotel properties and operations including The Repulse Bay Complex and The Peak Complex in Hong Kong, as well as management of the group’s properties and clubs in Hong Kong, Vietnam, Thailand, Shanghai and France. Mr Sawyer also oversees the group’s investment in Yangon. He has served the group for over 30 years. He was appointed Group General Manager, Properties and Clubs in 1999, and became Group Director, Properties in 2013.

Yi Ching Liao

Ms. Yi Ching (Christobelle) Liao is Company Secretary of The Hongkong And Shanghai Hotels, Limited. She is a qualified solicitor in Hong Kong and the United Kingdom. After a number of years in legal practice, she joined the Group as Company Secretary and Corporate Counsel in 2002. She joined the Group Management Committee in 2011.

Nicholas Colfer

Mr. Nicholas Timothy James Colfer serves as Non-Executive Director of The HongKong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited. Mr Colfer is Chairman of Tai Ping Carpets International Limited and a Director of Sir Elly Kadoorie & Sons Limited, overseeing a number of Kadoorie family interests in Hong Kong and overseas and, as such, is associated with the major shareholders of the company. He also serves on several other corporate Boards in Hong Kong. He holds BA and MA degrees from the University of Oxford and has over 35 years of experience in corporate management in the Asia Pacific region, principally in real estate, manufacturing and distribution.

Philip Kadoorie

Mr. Philip Lawrence Kadoorie has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr Kadoorie is the son of The Hon. Sir Michael Kadoorie. He is a Non-Executive Director of CLP Holdings Limited, and a Director of Sir Elly Kadoorie & Sons Limited, overseeing a number of Kadoorie family interests in Hong Kong and overseas and, as such, is associated with the major shareholders of the company. Mr Kadoorie holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication from Boston University. Prior to his appointment to the Board, Mr Kadoorie completed various internships in commercial property companies in London and at CLP Group in Hong Kong. He holds an FAA Commercial Pilot’s License (Helicopter).

John Leigh

Mr. John Andrew Harry Leigh serves as Non-Executive Director of The HongKong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited. Mr. Leigh also serves on the Boards of CLP Holdings Limited and Sir Elly Kadoorie & Sons Limited, overseeing a number of Kadoorie family interests in Hong Kong and overseas and, as such, is associated with the major shareholders of the company. Previously, he worked in private practice as a solicitor in Hong Kong and the UK.

James Lewis

Mr. James Lindsay Lewis has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr Lewis is a Director of Sir Elly Kadoorie & Sons Limited, being involved in a number of Kadoorie family interests in Hong Kong and overseas and, as such, is associated with the major shareholders of the company. He was an Independent Non-Executive Director of Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited which was privatised in November 2018. Mr Lewis has experience in private equity, hotel, charity and aviation operations and currently serves on the Boards of several private companies in the United Kingdom, Hong Kong and the Philippines. Mr Lewis is a graduate of the Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA program, holds a Master of Aviation Management from The University of Newcastle, Australia, a Certification of Hospitality Management from Cornell University, U.S.A. and is a member of The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

William Mocatta

Mr. William Elkin Mocatta serves as Non-Executive Director of The HongKong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited. Mr Mocatta served as Deputy Chairman from 1993 until May 2002. He is also a Director of several subsidiaries of the company. Mr Mocatta is an Executive Director of Sir Elly Kadoorie & Sons Limited, overseeing a number of Kadoorie family interests in Hong Kong and overseas and, as such, is associated with the major shareholders of the company. He holds other nonexecutive nonexecutive positions including Vice Chairman of CLP Holdings Limited and Chairman of CLP Power Hong Kong Limited, CLP Properties Ltd., CLP Property Investment Limited, Castle Peak Power Company Limited and Hong Kong Pumped Storage Development Company, Limited. Mr Mocatta is also an Alternate Director for The Hon. Sir Michael Kadoorie in CK Hutchison Holdings Limited. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Pierre Boppe

Mr. Pierre Roger Henri Robert Boppe serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Mr Boppe was Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the group. He was re-designated from being a Non-Executive Director to an Independent Non-Executive Director in June 2009. Upon his return to Europe, Mr Boppe continues to be active in the hotel and travel industries. He holds Master of Science degrees from both the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and Stanford University. Mr Boppe has held various executive positions with the international quality control company SGS.

Kwok-Lun Fung

Dr. Kwok-Lun Fung SBS, OBE, JP, serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Dr Fung is the Group Chairman of Li & Fung Limited and also serves as a Non- Executive Director of other Fung Group companies including Convenience Retail Asia Limited and Global Brands Group Holding Limited. Dr Fung is an Independent Non-Executive Director of VTech Holdings Limited, Shui On Land Limited and Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited. He was a Non-Executive Director of Trinity Limited until April 2018. He is a past Chairman of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, the Hong Kong Exporters’ Association and Hong Kong Committee for the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council. He was a Hong Kong Special Administrative Region delegate to the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference from 1998 to 2003. Dr Fung graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering. He also holds an MBA degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Business. He was awarded Honorary Doctorate degrees of Business Administration from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Hong Kong Baptist University

Kwok Po Li

Dr. The Hon. Sir Kwok Po Li OBE, CPA serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Sir David is the Chairman and Chief Executive of The Bank of East Asia, Limited (listed in Hong Kong). He is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Guangdong Investment Limited, The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited, San Miguel Brewery Hong Kong Limited and Vitasoy International Holdings Limited (all listed in Hong Kong). He is also a Director of Hong Kong Interbank Clearing Limited. Sir David was an Independent Non- Executive Director of PCCW Limited and SCMP Group Limited (now known as Great Wall Pan Asia Holdings Limited) until December 2018 and June 2016 respectively. Sir David is a member of the Council of the Treasury Markets Association. He is Founding Chairman of The Friends of Cambridge University in Hong Kong Limited, Chairman of the Advisory Board of The Salvation Army, Hong Kong and Macau Command and Chairman of the Executive Committee of St. James’ Settlement. He was a member of the Executive Council of Hong Kong from 2005 to 2008 and the Legislative Council of Hong Kong from 1985 to 2012.

Patrick Paul

Mr. Patrick Blackwell Paul CBE serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Mr Paul began his career with Price Waterhouse in London in 1969. A resident of Hong Kong since 1980, he was Chairman and a senior partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Hong Kong from 1994 until 2001. He is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Johnson Electric Holdings Limited and Pacific Basin Shipping Limited. He is also the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Ada Tse

Ms. Ada Koon Hang Tse serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Ms Tse is a Senior Advisor of PineBridge Investments Asia (formerly, AIG Investments Asia). She joined AIG in 1996 and was President and Chief Executive Officer of AIG Investments Asia before assuming an advisory role in 2011. Ms Tse previously worked in financial advisory services and equity capital markets at Morgan Stanley in New York and Hong Kong. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, she worked as a lawyer with Sullivan and Cromwell in New York. Ms Tse now serves on the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal Panel, Appeal Board Panel (Town Planning) and the Municipal Services Appeals Board of the Hong Kong SAR Government. She has also served on the Securities and Futures Commission Advisory Committee, Film Censorship Review Board and Travel Industry Compensation Fund Management Board. In addition, she runs her family’s YangTse Foundation focusing on supporting education and arts initiatives. Ms Tse holds a BA in Applied Mathematics from Harvard University and JD from Harvard Law School

Kim Winser

Dr. Kim Lesley Winser OBE serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Dr Winser has substantive experience and expertise in the consumer and retail industries. She began her career with Marks & Spencer plc in the UK and became its first female commercial divisional board director as well as its youngest director in the 1990s. She went on to successfully deliver turnarounds for the iconic British heritage brands Pringle of Scotland as Chief Executive Officer and Aquascutum as President and Chief Executive Officer. She became a senior adviser to 3i, a leading private equity firm in the UK, for its investments in the consumer and retail industries and became Chairman of one of their brands, Agent Provocateur. Dr Winser has also previously served as an adviser to Natalie Massenet at online retailer Net-a-Porter and a Non-Executive Director of The Edrington Group Limited. Dr Winser is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Winser London Limited, an online womenswear business. Appointed by the British Prime Minister, Dr Winser is a member of the Board of Trustees and the Chairwoman of Commercial Advisory Committee of the Natural History Museum in the UK. Dr Winser was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Her Majesty The Queen and a Doctorate from Heriot-Watt University for her work on British business. Her former name was Kim Lesley Haresign.

Yick Ming Wong

Dr. Yick Ming Wong Ph.D, DBE, JP, serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company.D serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. on February 1, 2013. Dr Wong is a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. She is an Independent Non- Executive Director of CK Hutchison Holdings Limited and Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings Limited. Dr Wong is also a Steward of The Hong Kong Jockey Club. In addition, she is Honorary Chairman of World Vision Hong Kong, a Global Advisor to Mars, Incorporated and the Senior Advisor to The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups. She is a member of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Business School Advisory Council. Dr Wong has extensive knowledge and over three decades of experience in the political and nonprofit arenas and from sitting on Boards in the private sector. She is particularly skilled in public sector, people, project, change and risk management. Dr. Wong holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Sociology from University of California, Davis and has been awarded Honorary Doctorates from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, The University of Hong Kong,