Mr. Ho, aged 42, was appointed as an executive director and a member of the executive committee of NWS Holdings Limited (“NWS”) in July 2018 (a company listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Stock Exchange”), stock code: 00659). He joined NWS in January 2018 and is responsible for overseeing the business development and mergers and acquisitions affairs, and certain businesses of NWS. Mr. Ho has extensive experience in the area of corporate management, investments, corporate finance, merger and acquisition transactions and international brand and retail management. He was the managing partner of AID Partners Capital Limited and the executive director and chief executive officer of AID Life Science Holdings Limited (a company listed on GEM of the Stock Exchange, stock code: 08088), the vice president of ITC Corporation Limited (a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, stock code: 00372), the senior investment director of New World Development Company Limited (a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, stock code: 00017), an executive director of New World Strategic Investment Limited and was a partner of an international law firm Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver and Jacobson LLP. Mr. Ho is a committee member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of Shenyang, a standing committee member of the Youth Federation of Inner Mongolia and a vice chairman of Inner Mongolia & Hong Kong Youth Exchange Association. Mr. Ho holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Bachelor of Laws degree from The University of Sydney, Australia and was admitted as a solicitor in New South Wales, Australia and England and Wales and as a solicitor and barrister in the High Court of Australia. He is also a fellow member of CPA Australia.
Mr. Ho had been a non-executive director of Renhe Commercial Holdings Company Limited (stock code: 01387) during December 2007 to February 2012, a non-executive director of Capital Environment Holdings Limited (stock code: 03989) during January 2010 to September 2010, an independent nonexecutive director of Infinity Development Holdings Company Limited (stock code: 00640) during March 2010 to November 2013 and an executive director of HMV Digital China Group Limited (stock code: 08078) during October 2016 to June 2017, and is a non-executive director of Shougang Concord International Enterprises Company Limited since May 2018 (stock code: 00697), an independent non-executive director of Kam Hing International Holdings Limited (stock code: 02307) since May 2010 and Hailiang International Holdings Limited (stock code: 02336) since May 2014 (all of the above-mentioned companies are listed on the Stock Exchange).
Mr. Ho has been appointed as Independent Non-executive Director of the Company in January 2017 and is also a member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Board.