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Board Structure

Mr. Koh Boon Hwee

Chairman

Mr. Koh Boon Hwee (“Mr. Koh”), aged 66, is the Chairman of the Board and an independent non-executive Director. He is Chairman of the Remuneration Committee (the “Remuneration Committee”) and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee. Mr. Koh has been appointed to the Board since 9 November 2004. He brings with him extensive management experience and leadership, and has over 30 years of experience in the IT-related and electronics industries.

He is currently the chairman (executive) of Credence Partners Pte Ltd, which manages Credence Capital, a private equity fund focused on SMEs in South East Asia.

He is also currently the chairman (executive) of Sunningdale Tech Ltd and chairman (non-executive) of Yeo Hiap Seng Limited and Far East Orchard Ltd (all publicly-listed in Singapore). Mr. Koh also serves on the board of Agilent Technologies, Inc. (publicly-listed in the US). He is chairman (non-executive) of Rippledot Capital Advisers Pte Ltd as well as FEO Hospitality Asset Management Pte Ltd and FEO Hospitality Trust Management Pte Ltd, both private companies, which manage Singapore listed Far East Hospitality Trust.

In the non-profit sector, he is chairman of the Nanyang Technological University Board of Trustees in Singapore and a director of the Hewlett Foundation in the US.

Mr. Koh was previously chairman of DBS Group Holdings Ltd (2005-2010), Singapore Airlines Ltd (2001-2005), SIA Engineering Company Ltd (2003-2005), Singapore Telecom Group and its predecessor organizations (1986-2001), Omni Industries Ltd (1996-2001), all being listed companies in Singapore; executive chairman of Wuthelam Holdings Pte Ltd(1991-2000) and before that, managing director of Hewlett Packard Singapore (1985-1990), where he started his career in 1977. Mr. Koh was also a director of Temasek Holdings Pte Ltd (1996-2010), and a member of the executive committee ofthe board (1997-2010).

Mr. Koh graduated from the Imperial College, University of London, with a Bachelor’s Degree (First Class Honours) in Mechanical Engineering. Mr. Koh also holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (Distinction) from Harvard Business School. Mr. Koh was awarded Singapore’s Public Service Star in 1991, the Meritorious Service Medal in 1995, and the Distinguished Service Order in 2008 by the President of Singapore.

Mr. Benjam Zhengmin Pan

Executive Director

Mr. Benjamin Zhengmin Pan (“Mr. Pan”), aged 48, is an executive Director and Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of the Company.

Mr. Pan co-founded the Group in 1993. Mr. Pan is responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership and for developing and implementing the Group’s strategic objectives and business plans. Specifically, Mr. Pan is responsible for overseeing the coordination between sales and marketing, research and development, manufacturing, and other functions including quality assurance, finance and human resources. Mr. Pan has been instrumental in spearheading the Group’s expansion outside the PRC. In 1996, he co-founded and was appointed President and CEO of American Audio Component Inc. (“AAC U.S.”). Mr. Pan also co-founded Shenzhen Meiou Electronics Corporation (“Shenzhen Meiou”) in 1998 and American Audio Components (Changzhou) Co., Ltd. (“Changzhou AAC”) in 2000. In addition to his experience in sales and marketing, manufacturing and management, he has also been instrumental in leading our research and development strategy, and has developed a number of patents used in the design and manufacturing some of the Company’s acoustic products. Mr. Pan graduated from the 江蘇省武進師範學校 (Jiangsu Province Wujin Teacher School) in 1987. Mr. Pan is the spouse of Ms. Ingrid Chunyuan Wu (“Ms. Wu”), the non-executive Director and a substantial Shareholder of the Company.

Mr. Mok Joe Kuen Richard

Executive Director

Mr. Mok Joe Kuen Richard (“Mr. Mok”), aged 53, is an executive Director of the Company. With over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry: employments with international accountancy firms such as KPMG, the Hong Kong-listed brokerage South China Group, Asian Capital Partners Group and the Hong Kong-listed banking group Dah Sing Financial Holdings. Mr. Mok is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Mr. Mok held a diploma in applied psychology from Hong Kong Baptist University and graduated with a Bachelor degree of Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science, London University.

Ms. Ingrid Chunyuan Wu

Non-Executive Director

Ms. Wu, aged 46, is a non-executive Director of the Company and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Company (the “Audit and Risk Committee”).

Ms. Wu co-founded the Group in 1993. In 1996, she co-founded and later became chief financial officer of AAC U.S.. She also co-founded Shenzhen Meiou in 1998, Changzhou AAC in 2000, and YEC Electronics Limited in 2001. Before Mr. Du Kuang-Yang joined the Group as the chief operating officer in March 2005, Ms. Wu was responsible for the day-to-day operations of these companies. Ms. Wu graduated from 常州衛生學校 (Changzhou School of Public Health) in 1989. Ms. Wu is the spouse of Mr. Pan, the executive Director, CEO and a substantial Shareholder of the Company. She has directorship in a subsidiary of the Company.

Mr. Poon Chung Yin Joseph

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Poon Chung Yin Joseph (“Mr. Poon”), aged 62, was appointed as an independent non-executive Director, the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee of the Company on 5 October 2009.

He is group managing director and deputy CEO of a private company and an independent non-executive director of Hysan Development Company Ltd., a company listed in Hong Kong. Mr. Poon was formerly the managing director and deputy chief executive of Hang Seng Bank Limited and had held several senior management posts in HSBC Group and a number of international renowned financial institutions. Mr. Poon was the former Chairman of Hang Seng Index Advisory Committee of Hang Seng Indexes Company Limited, former member of the board of Inland Revenue of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the Environmental and Conservation Fund Investment Committee, and a former committee member of the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce.

Mr. Poon holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Western Australia, is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Poon is also a fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors.

Dato’ Tan Bian Ee

Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato’ Tan Bian Ee (“Dato’ Tan”), aged 70, was appointed as an independent non-executive Director, the Chairman of the Nomination Committee (the “Nomination Committee”) and a member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company on 11 September 2009.

In December 2014, he was re-appointed as the CEO and executive director of MFS Technology (S) Pte Ltd., a company listed in Singapore from which he retired in February 2014. He stepped down from Singapore. Airlines Engineering Company on July 2010 after 6 years of service. Dato’ Tan was the chief operating officer of Avago Technologies and Worldwide Sales and Global Operations prior to his retirement in February 2009. He joined Hewlett-Packard in 1973 and was promoted to Hewlett-Packard Malaysia managing director in 1989. He was then appointed as the President of Agilent Technologies Malaysia and Singapore in 1999 when Hewlett-Packard spun off its Semiconductor Component Operations to form Agilent Technologies Inc.. Dato’ Tan has been council member in the Industrial Coordination Council under the Ministry of International Trade & Industry of Malaysia since 2000. Dato’ Tan was a director of Singapore Workforce Development Agency under the Singapore Ministry of Manpower from 2004-2005. He was also the Northern Region Chairman for Young Enterprise from 2003-2004, a community educational programme under the auspices of the American Malaysian Chamber of Commerce and a founder member of Penang Skills Development Corporation.

Dato’ Tan holds a Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology and Management Studies, as well as a Master of Business Administration with Distinctions from the Golden Gate University. He was awarded the Pingat Kelakuan Tertinggi (Exemplary Leadership Award), Darjah Johan Negeri (DJN – Second Highest State Award) and the Darjah Setia Pangkuan Negeri which carries the title Dato’ (DSPN) in 1991, 1995 and 1999 respectively from the State Government of Penang, Malaysia.

Ms. Chang Carmen I-Hua

Independent Non-Executive Director

Ms. Chang Carmen I-Hua (“Ms. Chang”), aged 69, was appointed as an independent non-executive Director, a member of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee of the Company on 3 May 2010.

She was appointed as an independent non-executive director of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation on 1 September 2014, a company listed in Hong Kong and USA. Ms. Chang is a partner at New Enterprise Associates (“NEA”), a U.S. venture fund, and serves as its managing director, Asia (ex-India). Prior to joining NEA, Ms. Chang was a U.S. corporate and securities lawyer and was involved in many of the seminal technology transactions and companies in China, including the first foreign investments in China Netcom, Baidu and other companies and in numerous other capital markets and merger and acquisition transactions involving Lenovo, Foxconn, Google, Tencent, Netease, CEC, China Mobile, Spreadtrum, SMIC and others.