Mr. Felipe Tan (陳奕輝) (“Mr. Tan”) was appointed as a Director of the Company on 25 March 2009. He has also served as a director of Loco HK (stock code: 8162) and CPM Silver Limited (“CPM Silver”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, since February 2014 and May 2009 respectively. He is responsible for the overall corporate strategies, management, planning business development and hedging activities of the Group. Mr. Tan has over 30 years of experience in metal trading and monitoring hedging activities, including more than 13 years of management experience in the mining industry in the PRC. Currently, he is the chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer of GobiMin Inc. (“GobiMin”) (Symbol: GMN), a company engaged in the exploration and exploitation of mineral resources in Xinjiang, the PRC and shares of which have been listed on the TSX Venture Exchange since 1 October 2005. GobiMin holds 10% equity interest in the Company through its subsidiaries. Mr. Tan has also been an executive director of Timeless Software Limited (“Timeless”) (stock code: 8028) since 30 September 2012, and has been appointed as the chairman of the board of directors of Timeless since 29 July 2016. Timeless is principally engaged in the computer hardware and software and mining business, the shares of which are listed on GEM. In addition, Mr. Tan is a director of Jiangmen Proudly Water-soluble Plastic Co., Ltd. (NEEQ: 833367), the shares of which are traded on the National Equities Exchange and Quotations in the PRC since 10 September 2015.
Ms. Chau Mei Fan (周美芬) (“Ms. Chau”) was appointed as a Director of the Company on 28 July 2011. She joined the Group in 2009 and has served as a director of CPM Silver since July 2011. She had been a director of Loco HK from February 2014 to September 2016. Prior to joining the Group, Ms. Chau has previously worked for various businesses in Hong Kong. She has over 20 years of experience in metals trading, including silver, and over 10 years in monitoring hedging activities. Ms. Chau is the sister-in-law of Mr. Tan.