Executive Directors

Mr. Ding Shizhong

丁世忠先生

aged 52, is the Board Chairman and an Executive Director of the Company. He plays a core leadership role in the Group’s corporate strategy, talent build-up, corporate culture and operational supervision, and directly oversees the Group’s mergers and acquisitions initiatives. He is the co-founder of the Group and has dedicated to expanding and promoting the Group’s business and to developing China’s sporting goods industry. Mr. Ding is the chair of the board of directors of Amer Sports Inc. (NYSE: AS), which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. In 2014 and 2018, he was awarded the title of Outstanding Contributor to the Building of Socialism with Chinese Characteristics, 2014 Chinese Business Leaders Annual Award, Top 40 Most Influential Entrepreneurs of Fujian in 40 years of the Chinese Economic Reform and 2018 China Top Ten Economic Person of the Year. He is currently a vice chairman of All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce, a vice chairman of China Sporting Goods Federation, a board member of Samaranch Foundation, an advisor of the Chinese Basketball Association and a member of the Chinese Olympic Committee. Mr. Ding is the younger brother of Mr. Ding Shijia and the brother-in-law of Mr. Lai Shixian, both being the Company’s Executive Directors. He is also a director of Anta International Group Holdings Limited, a substantial shareholder of the Company.

Mr. Ding Shijia

丁世家先生

aged 58, is the Board Deputy Chairman and an Executive Director of the Company. He oversees the Group’s manufacturing operation. He is the co-founder of the Group and has over 30 years of experience in the sporting goods industry in China. In 2002 and 2004, he was awarded the title of Eminent Young Entrepreneur of Quanzhou. Mr. Ding is the elder brother of Mr. Ding Shizhong and the brother-in-law of Mr. Lai Shixian, both being the Company’s Executive Directors. He is also a director of Anta International Group Holdings Limited, a substantial shareholder of the Company.

Mr. Lai Shixian

賴世賢先生

aged 48, is an Executive Director and one of the Co-CEOs of the Company. He is in charge of ANTA brand, all other brands except FILA brand, group procurement and a number of the Group’s functions including human resources, legal, investor relations and administration. He joined the Group in March 2003 and has over 20 years of experience in administrative and financial management. Mr. Lai holds an EMBA degree from China Europe International Business School. He is currently a vice president of Fujian Federation of Industry and Commerce (General Chamber of Commerce) and a vice chairman of Quanzhou City of Industry and Commerce (General Chamber of Commerce). Mr. Lai is the brother-in law of Mr. Ding Shizhong and Mr. Ding Shijia, both being the Company’s Executive Directors. He is also a director of Anta International Group Holdings Limited, a substantial shareholder of the Company. Mr. Lai is an independent non-executive director of China Lilang Limited (stock code: 1234), a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Mr. Wu Yonghua

吳永華先生

aged 52, is an Executive Director and one of the Co-CEOs of the Company. He is in charge of FILA brand, the Group’s international businesses and a number of the Group’s functions including retail channel management and public relations. He joined the Group in October 2003 and has over 20 years of experience in sales and marketing in China.

Mr. Zheng Jie

鄭捷先生

aged 55, is an Executive Director of the Company. He is primarily responsible for Amer Sports related business. Mr. Zheng is the chief executive officer and a director of Amer Sports Inc. (NYSE: AS), which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. He joined the Group in October 2008 and has over 20 years of experience in the field of marketing management, including over 8 years in the China division of an international sportswear brand as the sales vice president and the general manager. Mr. Zheng holds a bachelor’s degree in management science from Fudan University in Shanghai. He is also a past co-chair and a current vice chair of the World Federation of The Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI).

Mr. Bi Mingwei

畢明偉先生

aged 50, is an Executive Director and the CFO of the Company. He is primarily responsible for the Group’s financial management functions and a number of middle-and-back-office functions including business process management and logistics management. He joined the Group in May 2007 and has over 20 years of experience in financial management and the sportswear industry. Mr. Bi is a director of Amer Sports Inc. (NYSE: AS), which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Mr. Bi holds a bachelor’s degree of accounting from the University of International Business and Economics in China and is a non-practicing member of the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Independent Non-Executive Directors

Mr. Yiu Kin Wah StephenJP

姚建華先生太平紳士

aged 62, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company and joined the Board in June 2018. He received a professional diploma in accountancy from The Hong Kong Polytechnic (now known as The Hong Kong Polytechnic University) in 1983, and holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom. Mr. Yiu is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is currently a board member of the Airport Authority Hong Kong, the chairman and a non-executive director of the Insurance Authority, a member of the Exchange Fund Advisory Committee, a member of the Independent Commission Against Corruption Complaints Committee, and the treasurer and a council member of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and a director of Hong Kong Academy of Finance. Mr. Yiu is an independent non-executive director of China Mobile Limited (stock code: 941), which is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, and an independent director of Amer Sports Inc. (NYSE: AS), which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Mr. Yiu joined the global accounting firm KPMG in Hong Kong in 1983 and was seconded to KPMG London, the United Kingdom from 1987 to 1989. Mr. Yiu became a partner of KPMG in 1994, served as the partner in charge of audit of KPMG from 2007 to 2010, and served as the chairman and chief executive officer of KPMG China and Hong Kong as well as a member of the executive committee and the board of KPMG International and KPMG Asia Pacific from April 2011 to March 2015. Mr. Yiu formerly also served as a member of the Audit Profession Reform Advisory Committee and the Mainland Affairs Committee of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He was an independent non-executive director of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (stock code: 388), which is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, from April 2017 to April 2023.

Mr. Lai Hin Wing Henry Stephen

賴顯榮先生

aged 66, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company and joined the Board in November 2020. He received a bachelor’s degree in law from The University of Hong Kong and was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong SAR, England and Wales and the State of Victoria, Australia. He is currently a partner and co-chairman of Messrs. P. C. Woo & Co., a firm of solicitors and notaries in Hong Kong SAR, and has been practicing in the legal field for more than 40 years. Mr. Lai is a Notary Public and a China Appointed Attesting Officer in Hong Kong SAR. He is currently the past chairman, and an honorary council member, fellow member and the Corporate Governance Policies Committee chairman of The Hong Kong Institute of Directors, a member of the Process Review Panel for the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong and a member of the Resolution Compensation Tribunal, a member of the Consents Committee of the Law Society of Hong Kong, a member of the Association of China-Appointed Attesting Officers Limited Disciplinary Tribunal Panel and a member of the Board of Governors of The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong. Mr. Lai is a non-executive director of Winfull Group Holdings Limited (stock code: 183), and an independent non-executive director of China Resources Beer (Holdings) Company Limited (stock code: 291), which all are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. He was a non-executive director of China Medical & HealthCare Group Limited (stock code: 383), which is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, from November 2020 to October 2023.

Ms. Wang Jiaqian

王佳茜女士

aged 44, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company and joined the Board in July 2021. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English from the Nanjing University and a master’s degree in finance from the Peking University in China. She is currently Director of Planning and Governance of Chanel Asia Pacific, APAC Transformation Team Lead, and a member of Executive Leadership Committee of Chanel Mainland China of Chanel Limited, leading strategic planning cycle and client-centric data transformation businesses. Ms. Wang was employed by Boston Consulting Group, a global management consulting firm, from September 2010 to June 2019 with her last position as Managing Director and Global Partner. She has over 15 years of experience in strategy and business consulting in retail and consumer products sector.

Ms. Xia Lian

夏蓮女士

aged 44, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company and joined the Board in July 2022. She holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the Peking University in China and a master’s degree in executive master in change from European Institute of Business Administration (INSEAD). She is currently an executive director and the general manager of Vista Education Technology (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.* (遠見教育科技(深圳)有限公司) and a director of China Publishing Group Kunlun Media Co. Ltd.* (中版昆侖傳媒有限公司), and has over 20 years of experience in business administration and business consultancy. Ms. Xia was employed by Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business from April 2007 to August 2020 with her last position as an assistant dean. Ms. Xia is an independent non-executive director of Luye Pharma Group Ltd. (stock code: 2186), a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, and an independent director of Shanying International Holding Co., Ltd.* (山鷹國際控股股份公司) (stock code: 600567), a company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

* The English translation of the company names is for reference only. The official names of these companies are in Chinese


Company Secretary

Mr. Tse Kin Chung

謝建聰先生

aged 42, is the Company Secretary of the Company. He has over 15 years of experience in the field of auditing and financial management. He joined the Group in 2007 and is currently the financial controller of the Group, responsible for financial management, risk management, internal control and compliance matters. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in accountancy from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is also a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.