Directors - Non-executive Directors
HERIARD-DUBREUIL Francois, aged 66, was appointed as the vice-chairman and a non-executive Director of the Company in August 2004. He has been the vice-chairman of Dynasty Winery since May 1980. He has also been the chairman of the supervisory board of Remy Cointreau S.A., a company listed on the Euronext Stock Exchange, from December 2000 to September 2004, chairman of Orpar S.A., the holding company of Remy Cointreau, since December 1997 and director of Oeneo S.A. Mr. Heriard-Dubreuil joined Remy Martin & Co. S.A. in 1977 prior to its merger with Cointreau & Cie. He was appointed as the director of the Remy Cointreau Group in 1990. He has around 30 years of experience in the wines industry and has held various senior positions, including chairman of the Remy Martin Group from September 1984 to July 1990. He is chairman of the Fondation INSEAD, France, Member of INSEAD French Council and vicechairman of the Ligue Europeenne de Cooperation Economique French Office. He graduated from Universite de Paris with a degree of Maitrise Es Sciences in 1970 and a master of business administration from INSEAD, France in 1975.
Ms. SHI Jing, aged 44, was appointed as a non-executive director of the Company in December 2013. Ms. Shi graduated from the Tianjin University of Finance and Economics with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics in 1992 and a Master’s Degree in Economics in 1995. She has been in corporate finance (domestic and foreign) and financial management for many years. Ms. Shi joined Tianjin Development since 2005 and has served in various roles including manager of finance department of Tianjin Development Assets Management Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tianjin Development, and general manager of audit and legal affairs department of Tianjin Development. Prior to joining Tianjin Development, she was a commissioner of finance of Ting Hsin International Group (頂新國際集團), vice president of Fengyuan Consulting (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (豐元諮詢(上海)有限公司) and senior associate of finance department of Tingyi (Cayman Islands) Holding Corp. Ms. Shi is currently the assistant to general manager of Tianjin Development and Tsinlien Group Company Limited, the controlling shareholder of Tianjin Development. She is also a director of certain subsidiaries of Tianjin Development and Tsinlien Group Company Limited.
Jean-Marie LABORDE, aged 66, was appointed as a non-executive Director of the Company in February 2009. He joined the Remy Cointreau S.A., a substantial shareholder of the Company, as a chief executive officer in September 2004. Mr. Laborde holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of Bordeaux and a master degree in business administration from the Institut Superieur des Affaires (HEC/ISA). He held various senior positions at Pernod Ricard from 1979 to 1996 and chairman and chief executive officer of Moet et Chandon (LVMH Group) from 1996 to 2003. Mr. Laborde is a member of a number of professional organizations. He was directors of Maxxium Worldwide BV, an
associate of Remy Cointreau Group and Antonin Rodet, Burgundy Wines, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sequana Capital, a company listed on the Euronext Stock Exchange (stock code: VOR). He is also a director of Finadvance S.A., a private equity firm.
WONG Ching Chung, aged 74, was appointed as a non-executive Director of the Company in August 2004. He has been a director of Dynasty Winery since December 1985. He is also a censeur (監事) of Orpar S.A. and was the chairman of Shanghai Shenma Winery Co., Ltd. between 2002 and 2011. Prior to joining Orpar S.A. in 2003, he was a director of Remy Cointreau S.A. between 1999 and 2002, and the regional managing director of Remy Associes and Maxxium Worldwide B.V. between 1986 and 2002. He graduated from The University of Hong Kong with a bachelor’s degree in1964 and from Hult International Business School (formerly Arthur D. Little Management Institute, USA) with a master of science in management degree in 1981. Mr. Wong has 30 years of extensive experience in the wines industry. He was also awarded the Officier de l’ Ordre du Merite Agricole by the French government in 1994 in recognition of his accomplishment in the wines and spirits industry.
ROBERT Luc, aged 57, was appointed as a non-executive Director of the Company in August 2004. He has held various management positions in the Orpar S.A. – Remy Cointreau Group since 1987, including the deputy group controller, regional finance director for the America, finance director of the champagne division and the regional finance director of Asia Pacific. Prior to joining the Remy Cointreau Group in 1987, he worked with the Ernst & Whinney in Montreal and Paris. He graduated from University of Sherbrooke, Canada with a bachelor’s degree in business administration (accounting) in 1979. He is a Canadian Chartered Accountant. Mr. Robert has extensive experience in the wines and spirits industry for over 20 years.