The Board manages the Company on behalf of shareholders and oversees the Company's operations, strategic decisions, business development and all business affairs. With the authorization and delegation from the Board, the management is responsible for the management and administration of the Company. Each of our INEDs has presented an annual confirmation of independence to the Company in accordance with the requirement of the Listing Rules. The Company considered that all of the INEDs to be independent.
The Company has complied with the code provisions (the "Code") set out in the Corporate Governance Code contained in Appendix 14 of the Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the "Listing Rules") except for the following deviations:
Code Provision A.2.1
Under Code Provision A.2.1, the roles of the chairman and chief executive officer should be separated and should not be performed by the same individual. The Company did not name any officer with the title of "Chief Executive Officer". Mr. Hui Richard Rui is the general manager of the Group (the "General Manager") and assumed the duty of "Chief Executive Officer" who is responsible for managing and smoothing the business operations of the Group while Mr. Chiu Tao, the Chairman remains to be responsible for leading the Board in the overall strategic development of the Group. The Board believes that there is an effective and sufficient segregation of duties between the Chairman and the General Manager.