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Executive Directors

  • Dr. ZHANG Lijun (Chairman)

    Dr. ZHANG Lijun is the Chairman of the Board. He holds a Doctoral degree in Economics. He is a Research Fellow at Stanford University and is an advocate of “disruptive innovation”. Dr. Zhang is the Chairman of China Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Development Council, Vice Chairman of Internet Society of China (ISC), Vice President of China Netcasting Services Association (CNSA), Honorary President of Beijing Internet Association, Chairman of Dubai CATV, Honorary Chairman of Bank of Asia, and Senior Partner of CICC Qianhai Weiyi Fund. He was Chairman of the Board of the former CMGE Group, a company listed on NASDAQ. Dr. Zhang is an acclaimed entrepreneur and civil diplomat in China. With a strong innovative mind and industry leadership capabilities, he is one of the creators and leaders in China's communication and internet netcasting industry. Dr. Zhang is also a renowned strategic investor and well-connected in the international politics and commercial circles.

  • Mr. PENG XiTao

    Mr. PENG Xitao is an executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Group. He is responsible for overseeing the daily operation, management and planning of the Group. Prior to that, he was the Joint Chief Operations Officer of the Group since October 2018. Mr. Peng holds a Master degree of Computer Application from Nankai University and has more than 18 years of experience in the internet and related industries. He first worked at China Unicom Internet and E-commerce Department as an engineer, engaging in the maintenance and construction work of internet network, he was responsible for the maintenance work of China Unicom Backbone Network, China Unicom IDC, and Beijing Unicom 165 Network, providing network access and IDC solutions to users. In 2012, Mr. Peng founded Yicai Yangguang (溢彩陽光) and served as Chief Executive Officer, and Lottery 365 under his leadership quickly emerged as the number one mobile customers product in terms of the number of users and market share in the mobile internet lottery sector in China. With its outstanding product features, Lottery 365 had received many prestigious awards for its product innovation and branding in the industry. In 2015, Mr. Peng founded Crazy Sports and served as the Chief Executive Officer. He pioneered the paid lottery information service platform — Crazy Red Insights which focus on providing lottery players with professional analyses and information services relating to football and basketball games, such platform has quickly become a leader in the industry. Crazy Sports was fully acquired by the Group in October 2018.

  • Ms. CHENG Po Chuen

    Ms. CHENG Po Chuen is an executive Director and the Chief Financial Officer of the Group. She is responsible for overseeing the financial and capital management of the Group. She has more than 25 years of experience in corporate finance advisory, investment banking and private banking. She started with Arthur Anderson in 1994 and joined investment banking arms of DBS Asia Capital, HSBC Investment Banking Asia and Macquarie Capital Asia in Hong Kong between 1997 and 2010. Ms. Cheng then joined UBS AG Wealth Management as Head of Corporate Advisory Group, Hong Kong and in 2014 became a Desk Head supervising client advisers with last position held as Managing Director. Ms. Cheng holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting and Finance from The University of Hong Kong.

Independent non-executive Directors

  • Dr. LOKE Yu (alias Loke Hoi Lam)

    Dr. Loke Yu (alias Loke Hoi Lam) was appointed as an independent non-executive Director of the Board in May 2005. He has over 42 years of experience in accounting and auditing for private and public companies, financial consultancy and corporate management. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and a Doctor of Business Administration degree from University of South Australia. Dr. Loke is a fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries. He is also a life member of The Hong Kong Independent Non-Executive Director Association.

  • Mr. ZANG Dongli

    Mr. Zang Dongli was appointed as an independent non-executive Director of the Board on 1 January 2021. He has about 40 years of experience in cultural and sport industries. He had been engaged in the development, advertising and fund-raising activities of national large-scale projects. He was responsible for the advertising, marketing and financing work of various large-scale projects, including the 11th Asia Games, the 7th National Games of the People’s Republic of China, the 3rd Far East and South Pacific Games for the Disabled, the 21st Universiade and the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing respectively. From 2007 to 2009, he served as the head of the market development department of Beijing International Media Center to provide services to the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, during which he was responsible for raising funds for the establishment of the Media Center and facilitated the cooperation with dozens of famous brands and enterprises in respect of fund raising and in-kind contributions. Thereafter, Mr. Zang worked as a project director of the business department of National Stadium Co., Ltd., responsible for the development of large-scale events and project fundraising for the National Stadium (Bird’s Nest) until his retirement in early 2020.

  • Mr. ZHOU Jingping

    Mr. Zhou Jingping was appointed as an independent non-executive Director of the Board on 1 January 2021. He is currently the Vice Chairman of HeYi Group(和易集團)and the Managing Director of King & Wood Mallesons. Before his career in business, Mr. Zhou worked as a police officer for 35 years and was recognized as a National Outstanding Police Officer and won the Outstanding Central State Organization Youth Award. He used to serve as the director of the Economic Crime Investigation Division of the Ministry of Public Security, and the deputy district head and police chief of the Public Security Bureau of the People’s Government of Fuling District, Chongqing. He always focuses on the development of sports. During his tenure in Chongqing, he successfully organized various large-scale sports and culture events and exhibitions to promote the exchange of sports culture in China. Mr. Zhou holds a degree of Economics and Management from the Central Party School.