Biography

Ed Yiu-Cheong Chan |
Director

Mr. Ed Yiu-Cheong Chan has served as our independent Director since October 2016. Mr. Chan currently serves as a partner of Gaorong Capital where he previously served as a venture partner for its China portfolio from May 2018 to June 2019. He is also a non-executive director of Treasury Wine Estates Limited, a company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX: TWE), and an independent non-executive director of Link Real Estate Investment Trust, which is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (stock code: 0823). He served as the operating partner for SoftBank Investment Advisers, a global advisory firm, from June 2019 to June 2020. He also served as the advisor to Food Union China, a European based dairy company, from April 2018 to June 2019. From 2012 to February 2018, Mr. Chan served as vice chairman of Charoen Pokphand Group Company Limited and as executive director and vice chairman of C.P. Lotus Corporation. He served as the president and chief executive officer of Walmart China from November 2006 to October 2011. Prior to that, he was the regional director of North Asia of the Dairy Farm Group and a director of Dairy Farm Management Services Limited from November 2001 to November 2006. Mr. Chan obtained a master’s degree in management from the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1989. He brings to our Board knowledge of the food and beverage industry in Asia and extensive public company board and corporate governance experience.