Jun 18, 2013
June 4th 2013 - The Board of Directors (the "Board") of BOC Hong Kong (Holdings) Limited ("the Company", Stock Code "2388"; ADR OTC Symbol: "BHKLY") today announced the appointment of Mr. Tian Guoli as Chairman and Non-executive Director of the Company and its principal operating subsidiary, Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited (the "Bank"), with effect from 4 June 2013. The Board warmly welcomes Mr. Tian to join the Board.
Mr. Tian Guoli is currently the Chairman and Executive Director of Bank of China Limited ("Bank of China"), the controlling shareholder of the Company owning approximately 66.06% of the Company's issued shares. Prior to joining Bank of China, Mr. Tian served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and General Manager of China CITIC Group from December 2010 to April 2013. During this period, he served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Non-executive Director of China CITIC Bank. From April 1999 to December 2010, Mr. Tian successively served as Vice President and President of China Cinda Asset Management Company, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of China Cinda Asset Management Corporation Limited. From July 1983 to April 1999, Mr. Tian held various positions in China Construction Bank (“CCB”), including General Manager of sub-branch, Deputy Branch General Manager, Department General Manager of CCB Head Office and Assistant Executive President of CCB. Mr. Tian graduated from Hubei Institute of Finance and Economics in 1983 and was awarded a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics.
Following the appointment of Mr. Tian as Chairman and Non-executive Director, the Board of the Company now comprises 12 members, namely Mr. Tian Guoli* (Chairman), Mr. Li Lihui* (Vice Chairman), Mr. He Guangbei (Vice Chairman and Chief Executive), Mr. Li Zaohang*, Mr. Zhou Zaiqun*, Mr. Chen Siqing*, Mr. Gao Yingxin, Dr. Fung Victor Kwok King**, Mr. Koh Beng Seng**, Mr. Ning Gaoning**, Mr. Shan Weijian** and Mr. Tung Savio Wai-Hok**.
Remarks: *Non-executive Directors, **Independent Non-executive Directors
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