Xinghua Port

Your Fully-integrated Logistics Hub Port

CONNECTING MARKETS IN CHINA WITH THE WORLD OVER

Cargo owners and shipping companies in China and overseas markets will find a trusted partner in Xinghua Port Holdings Ltd (Xinghua) for comprehensive port services and logistics hubbing solutions.

Xinghua owns and operates two highly accessible multi-purpose ports in Changshu City. These ports, serve a vast economic zone that spans east and central China.

Xinghua’s geographical edge, sited near the mouth of the Changjiang (Yangtze) River, is sharpened by a proven track record - both as an international port and transhipment gateway for robust domestic and export markets.

Xinghua’s multi-purpose ports have a total of 16 berths with combined quay length of over 2.57 kilometres and an extensive land area of 1.36 square kilometres. The ports are blessed with deep waters of up to13.3 metres and can accommodate international ocean-going vessels up to 85,000dwt.

Strategically located on the Changjiang (Yangtze) River Delta, the success of Xinghua Port Group stems from our proven ability to provide quality logistics hub services for key cargoes such as pulp & paper, logs, steel products and projects equipment.

Board of Directors

Mr Patrick Ng

Chairman and Executive Director

Mr. Patrick Ng is the Chairman of both the board of directors of the Company and Nomination Committee and an Executive Director of Xinghua Port Holdings Ltd. He is responsible for overseeing the overall management and providing leadership, guidance and strategic advice to the Group.

In 1994, Mr. Ng was tasked to spearhead the development of Pan-United Corporation Ltd’s port project in Changshu, Jiangsu Province, PRC, with the local authorities. After the establishment of the port of Changshu Xinghua Port Co., Ltd (CXP), he subsequently assumed the overall management of the port operations.

Mr. Ng is a Director of all subsidiaries and associate companies within the Group, including Singapore Changshu Development Company Pte. Ltd., CXP and Changshu Changjiang International Port Co., Ltd. Mr. Ng holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Oregon, USA.

Mr Edward Kor

CEO and Executive Director

Mr. Edward Kor is the CEO and an Executive Director of Xinghua Port Holdings Ltd (Xinghua). Mr. Kor oversees the day-to-day operations of the Group’s business. He is also responsible for implementing the board’s decisions, monitoring and supervising the Group’s overall performance, ensuring that adequate capital and managerial resources are available to carry out business plans adopted from time to time and reporting to the board on the Group’s performance.

In 2000, Mr. Kor joined Changshu Xinghua Port Co., Ltd (CXP) as its President and a Director. Mr. Kor has nearly 20 years of experience in the port industry, of which 12 years was in the marine industry where he held senior management positions in Metalock (Singapore) Limited (now known as MTQ Corporation Limited), Sembawang Marine & Logistics Ltd, PT Gema Sembrown, Sembawang Corporation Ltd in postings to the Middle East and Indonesia, and Sonat Offshore Drilling Inc. Mr. Kor started his career as an accountant with Designers Fountain Inc in 1985.

Mr. Kor is a Director of all Xinghua’s subsidiaries and associate companies within the Group including Singapore Changshu Development Company Pte. Ltd., CXP and Changshu Changjiang International Port Co., Ltd. Mr. Kor holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Michigan State University, USA, and a Master of Business Administration with Distinction from the Polytechnic of East London (now known as University of East London), UK.

Ms Jane Ng

Executive Director

Ms. Jane Ng is an Executive Director of the Xinghua Port Holdings Ltd. (Xinghua) and a member of the Remuneration Committee. She is responsible for monitoring and supervising the Group’s overall performance, ensuring that adequate capital and managerial resources are available to carry out business plans adopted from time to time and setting and monitoring directions, targets and plans for management.

Ms. Ng started her career as an accountant with Pan-United Corporation Ltd (PanU) in 1988. She held various positions over her tenure with PanU, including Group Financial Controller from 1997 to 2002 and General Manager for special projects from 2002 to 2004. Ms. Ng left PanU to become the Executive Director of Pan-United Marine Ltd in 2004. She re-joined PanU as an Executive Director in March 2009. Pursuant to the listing of the Company, Ms. Ng stepped down from the PanU’s board of directors in February 2018.

Ms. Ng is also a Director of Xinghua’s subsidiary, Singapore Changshu Development Company Pte Ltd. Ms. Ng has a Technical Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Singapore Polytechnic and a Bachelor of Science degree (summa cum laude) from the University of Oregon, USA.

Mr Alan Chan

Non-Executive Director

Mr. Alan Chan is a Non-executive Director of Xinghua Port Holdings Ltd (Xinghua). Mr. Chan was a Director of Xinghua’s subsidiary, Singapore Changshu Development Company Pte Ltd., in various periods from 1994 to 2018.

Mr. Chan has extensive experience in the shipping industry, having owned and managed many shipping companies since 1975. He has also been a Director of the Confucius Neo-Institute, Qufu, PRC (曲阜儒學新院文化交流有限公司) and Sinoquest Pte. Ltd. since March 2013 and May 2013, respectively.

In 2014, Mr. Chan was awarded an honorary doctorate degree by Bond University, Australia. He is a mentor of the Morningside Cultural China Scholars Programme of Zhejiang University, PRC. Mr. Chan completed an advanced management program at Harvard University, USA, in 1979.

Mr Lee Cheong Seng

Member of Audit Committee

Mr. Lee Cheong Seng is a Non-executive Director of Xinghua Port Holdings Ltd. (Xinghua) and a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Lee was a Director of Xinghua’s subsidiaries, Singapore Changshu Development Company Pte Ltd., from 2005 to 2017, and Changshu Xinghua Port Holdings Ltd., from 2005 to 2018.

Mr. Lee has held various board positions in Pan-United Corporation Ltd (PanU) since 1993. He first served as an Independent Director of PanU from 1993 to 2005, after which he assumed an executive position as Senior Executive Director and advisor until 2009, from when he became a Non-executive Director. He was re-designated as an Independent Director in 2012. Pursuant to the listing of the Company, Mr. Lee stepped down from the PanU’s board of directors in February 2018.

Mr. Lee holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree with First Class Honours in Chemical Engineering from the University of Adelaide, Australia. His other academic credentials include a Diploma in Management Studies from the University of Chicago Graduate School Of Business, USA in association with the National Productivity Board of Singapore, and a Master of Applied Finance from the University of Adelaide, Australia. Mr. Lee is also a fellow of the Singapore Institute of Directors.

Mr Tan Chian Khong

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Tan Chian Khong is an Independent Non-executive Director of Xinghua Port Holdings Ltd., and also the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee.

Mr. Tan has approximately 35 years of experience in the audit industry through his career with Ernst & Young LLP since 1981 and where he was last a partner until 2016. Among his many external appointments, he was a member of the complaints and disciplinary panel of the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority of Singapore from 2004 to 2010, and he has been a member of the investigation and disciplinary panel of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants since 2015.

Mr. Tan has a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from the National University of Singapore, a Master of Business Administration from the University of South Australia, and a Master of International Environmental Management from the University of Adelaide, Australia. He is a fellow of both CPA Australia and Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, and is a member of both American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Singapore Institute of Directors.

Mr. Tan is also an Independent Non-executive Director of various listed companies in Singapore and Malaysia, namely Hong Leong Asia Ltd, The Straits Trading Company Limited and Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad.

Mr Soh Ee Beng

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Soh Ee Beng is an Independent Non-executive Director of Xinghua Port Holdings Ltd., and is also the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Nomination Committees.

Mr. Soh is a Managing Director and the Head of Advisory for South East Asia at The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited. Having over 20 years of his career in investment banking, Mr. Soh has wide experience in investment banking transactions in Asia, including mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, equity placements and equity-linked transactions. He has advised on both public and private transactions across Asia.

Mr. Soh has worked at several leading financial institutions, including ING Bank N.V. He was previously the Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking of N M Rothschild & Sons (Singapore) Limited, and the Chief Executive Officer and the Head of Investment Banking of BNP Paribas Peregrine (Singapore) Ltd.

Mr. Soh has a Bachelor of Accountancy degree with First Class Honours from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Mr Ting Yan Ann

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Ting Yian Ann is an Independent Non-executive Director of Xinghua Port Holdings Ltd., and also a member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees.

He has over 28 years of management and operation experience in the terminal and storage of liquid chemical products. Mr. Ting worked at GATX Terminals (Jurong) Pte. Ltd. from 1988 to 2001, where he took on various positions and he was promoted as the President and the Chief Executive Officer in 1997. Mr. Ting was an Executive Director and the Chief Executive Officer of Dragon Crown Group Holdings Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, from 2010 and 2011, respectively until 2017.

Mr. Ting holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from University of Southern California, USA.

Senior Management

Mr Keith Gan

Group Financial Controller

Mr. Keith Gan is the Group Financial Controller of Xinghua Port Holdings Ltd., responsible for finance, treasury, internal controls and safety functions of the Group.

Mr. Gan was previously the Group Financial Controller of Pan-United Corporation Ltd (PanU) for 10 years before his transfer to Xinghua Port Holdings Ltd in April 2017. Prior to joining PanU, he was the Finance Manager of Honeywell Aerospace Pte Ltd from 1996 to 1998, before being promoted to General Manager from 1998 to 2000. Mr. Gan was the Head of Organisation and Administration of REHAU Pte Ltd from February 2003 to March 2007.

Mr. Gan has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Oregon, USA and a Master of Business Administration from the University of San Francisco, USA.

Ms Wang Fang

Vice President, Commercial

Ms. Wang Fang is the Vice President in the commercial department. She is responsible for overseeing the business development, strategic planning and commercial business department.

Ms. Wang has over 20 years of experience in the port industry. She joined the Group as a logistics manager in 1996. Since then, she has elevated her scope and expertise in her extensive career with the Group. She undertook various managerial roles and responsibilities in managing a wide spectrum of port operations including commercial business, warehousing, safety, quality management and security.

Ms. Wang was a graduate of the Central Communist Institute, PRC, with a Diploma in Economic Management.

Ms Xu Lei

Assistant General Manager, Finance

Ms. Xu Lei is the Assistant General Manager in finance department. She is responsible for the capital planning and management function of the Group. She is also in charge of establishing and maintaining the Group’s relationship with the banks.

Ms. Xu has over 20 years of experience in finance and treasury management. She joined the Group as an assistant accountant in 1997. Since then, she has widened her portfolio in the Group beyond finance to cover technology, procurement, corporate services, commercial business, safety, quality management and security management. In 2013, she was given the additional responsibility of an Assistant General Manager of Changshu Changjiang International Port Co., Ltd.

Ms. Xu has a Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy from Jiangsu University, PRC and a Certificate of Accounting Profession, PRC.

Mr Zhou Weida

Assistant General Manager, Operations

Mr. Zhou Weida is the Assistant General Manager of operations department. He is responsible for managing the day-to-day port operations including warehousing and facility maintenance.

Mr. Zhou has over 13 years of experience in the port industry. He joined the Group in April 2004 as a Senior Supervisor for port operations and had been promoted to various managerial positions within the Group.

Mr. Zhou has a Diploma in Operations of Ocean-Going Vessels from Guangzhou Maritime College, PRC.

Ms Xu Li

Senior Manager, Corporate Services

Ms. Xu Li is the Senior Manager of corporate services. She is responsible for the finance, information technology and procurement functions of the Group.

Ms. Xu has over 12 years of experience in the port industry. She joined the Group in 2005 as a supervisor in the finance department. Since then, she has widened her managerial responsibilities from finance to information technology and procurement. She was put in charge of the finance and information technology functions of the Group in 2013. Subsequently, she was put in charge of the procurement function of the Group in 2013.

Ms. Xu has a Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy from Nanjing Audit University, PRC and a Certificate of Accounting Profession, PRC.

Mr Huang Jianfeng

Senior Manager, Commercial

Mr. Huang Jianfeng is the Senior Manager of the commercial department. He is responsible for developing the Group’s commercial business.

Mr. Huang has over 14 years of experience in the port industry. He joined the Group in 2003 as a management trainee in the operations department, taking charge of scheduling. Since then, Mr. Huang has risen up the management ladder within the commercial realm, accumulating in-depth experience and expertise in growing the port business.

Mr. Huang has a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from North University of China, PRC.