Paul CHENG Ming Fun, aged 79, has been an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since November 2002 and became Deputy Chairman of the Board since July 2008. He is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee of the Board, a director of a subsidiary and a trustee of a trust of the Company. Mr CHENG obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from Lake Forest University (Illinois, USA) and Master of Business Administration degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Mr CHENG is an independent non-executive director of Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited, a company listed on the Stock Exchange. He is an independent non-executive director of Global Logistic Properties Limited, a company listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange. He is also an independnet non-executive director of Pacific Alliance China Land Ltd., a company listed on the AIM Board of the London Stock Exchange. Mr CHENG was a former member of the Hong Kong Legislative Council as well as the former chairman of Inchcape Pacific Limited, N M Rothschild & Sons (Hong Kong) Ltd., The Link Management Limited (Link Asset Management Limited) and the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce. He is currently an Honorary Steward of the Hong Kong Jockey Club.