Directors

Jindian Lin (林金典), Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Lin is the founder, Chairman and Chief Executive of the Group. As CEO, Mr. Lin is primarily responsible for the Group’s overall strategies and planning. Mr. Lin graduated with a Diploma from Jimei University in Fujian, China in 1994 majoring in Foreign Economic Studies and a Bachelor degree from Xiamen University, China in 1999 majoring in Finance and Taxation. Before founding the Group in 2009, he was in the civil service between 1994 and 2009 and has more than 20 years of experience in management and public affairs. He is a China National Gemological Training Centre’s Certified Emerald Gemologist. He is presently a visiting professor of Taiwan Chung Chou University of Science and Technology, Gemology Instructors Committee member of China’s Liming Vocational University and Invited Entrepreneurship Mentor of Minnan University of Science and Technology. Mr. Lin is fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese and Minnan Dialects.
 
Zhongwei Lin (林忠伟), Executive Director and Head of Sales & Marketing 
Mr. Lin joined the Group in January 2015 as Head of Sales and Marketing. Reporting to the Group CEO, Mr. Lin is responsible for providing leadership to the Group’s sales and marketing division, planning and implementing short-term and long-term sales and marketing plans targeted towards existing and emerging markets and mentoring the Group’s marketing team to achieve planned sales targets. Mr. Lin graduated with a Diploma from Liming Vocational University majoring in Financial Accounting. He has more than 20 years of experience in the area of sales and marketing. Prior to joining the Group, he was the Assistant Manager (Sales & HR Management) in Kerry EAS Logistic Ltd, Quanzhou Branch, China. Mr. Lin speaks Mandarin and Minnan Dialects.
 
Wenxian Hong (洪文显), Executive Director and Head of Purchasing
Mr. Hong joined the Group in November 2013 as Head of Procurement. Reporting to the Group CEO, Mr. Hong is responsible for providing leadership to the Group’s procurement division, devising the Group procurement and sourcing strategy, identifying quality OEM suppliers and negotiating agreements with vendors. He has more than 15 years of experience in the jewellery industry. Prior to joining the Group, he was the Procurement Manager of Shenzhen Family Ring Jewellery Co., Ltd. Mr. Hong also acts as the legal representative of Shenzhen Zhongbao. Mr. Hong speaks Mandarin and Minnan Dialects.
 
Dennis Kian Jing Ow, Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr. Ow has been an experienced corporate finance practitioner in the Asia market since 2001. Mr. Ow is currently the Head of Corporate Finance of South China Securities and is responsible for developing its Asian business, identifying new deals, assisting companies raising funds in Asia and executing IPOs. He was formerly a director of Blue Oar Securities Limited (based in Asia). Prior to joining Blue Oar Securities, Mr. Ow worked as the Senior Business Manager of Asia Pacific for the London Stock Exchange for over 2 years, during this time he successfully brought eight companies from Southeast Asia to AIM and two Main Market listings from Indonesia and the Philippines. Before joining the London Stock Exchange, Mr. Ow worked for over 5 years at a public listed American company called First Data Corporation specialising in global credit cards processing and money transfer here he was responsible for their training and business development for Greater China. Mr. Ow holds an Associate Diploma in marketing and a Postgraduate Certificate in management. Dennis is fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, Minnan Dialects and English.
 
Ivor Colin Shrago, Independent Non-Executive Director                                                                   
Mr.Shrago was admitted as solicitor to the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 1966 and to the Supreme Court of Hong Kong in 1996. He has more than 50 years’ experience practising law. In 1996 he left private practice in London to accept an offer to join Peregrine Direct Investments Limited, the investment arm of the Peregrine Banking Group in Hong Kong, as General Counsel, which was primarily involved in fund management. In 1998, he was approached to join the asset management arm of Vigers International, Asset Management Limited, Vigers Asset Management Ltd as managing director, while at the same time acting as general counsel for the group.  In 2002 he returned to private practice and is presently a Consultant with Mackrell Turner Garrett, a firm of solicitors in Central London Senior Management. Ivor speaks English.