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PLC BOARD

John McLean

(Chairman)

John McLean, aged 61 is Chairman of China Food Company plc, a leading manufacturer and seller of soya sauce in Northern China and is also Chairman of Sorbic International Plc, a major Chinese sorbate producer and distributor. He is a non-executive director of the China Britain Business Council (CBBC) and is Chair of VSO China. In addition, he is also a member of the VSO Federation Council. In 2007 he joined the board of Humberts plc, the estate agent, and became its Executive Chairman to lead its rescue and ultimate disposal. Prior to this, he carried out a strategic review for Gamma Holdings NV of their UK interests, including Sanderson, the textile and wallpaper company, and as its UK group managing director successfully implemented the turnaround and disposal plan. Sanderson was a global company which was brand and design led and had operations in America, Asia and China. In the nineties, he was Finance Director and then General Manager of ICS, the UK logistics and overnight courier business and co-led a management buy-out of the company with 3i, prior to its successful disposal to Hays plc. John is a Chartered Accountant and was previously with Coopers & Lybrand in both London and New York.

Feng Bo

(Chief Executive Officer)

Feng Bo, aged 43, graduated from the Beijing Agriculture Engineering University in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science. She then completed her graduate course in International Trade at China Ocean University in 2003. She is also a committee member of the China Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Institute of Animal Nutrition. She joined Fuss Feed in 1994 and subsequently became its General Manager. Feng Bo is currently a director of Fuss Feed, its legal representative and General Manager.

Raphael Tham Wai Mun

(Executive Director)

Raphael, aged 42, is experienced in various businesses within the technology, construction, retail and finance industries and has been involved in general management, strategic development, financing and corporate restructuring. Prior to joining the Company, Mr Tham was the senior vice president of a Hong Kong based, GEM listed company involved in securities, corporate finance advisory and other related services and was the country manager of their Singapore subsidiary. He is also the Non-executive Chairman of Auhua Clean Energy plc, another London AIM listed company and a non-executive director of Byte Power Group Limited, an Australian listed company. Mr Tham started his career with the Economic Development Board of Singapore and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) from the National University of Singapore.

Clifford Halvorsen

(Non-executive Director)

Clifford, aged 53, is a corporate financier with over 25 years experience of originating and executing a wide range of transactions in the UK, continental Europe, the USA and South Africa.  For over 20 years, he has focused on the consumer and, in particular, food sectors. Until 2012, he was a Corporate Finance Director at Investec Investment Banking responsible for UK consumer corporate finance.  He previously held a similar role at SG Hambros, part of Société Générale.  Before this, Clifford was Business Development Manager at Grand Metropolitan plc, then a diversified consumer group in the FTSE 100.  Prior to this, he worked in the corporate finance department at Robert Fleming. Clifford is a qualified barrister and is a graduate of Bristol University in Philosophy.

Last updated 07 Aug 2014