Mr. Robert Ng Chee Siong, aged 69, an Executive Director since 1978 and Chairman of the Group since 1991, was called to the Bar in 1975. He has been actively engaged in property investment and development in Hong Kong during the last 45 years and is also a director of a number of subsidiaries and associated companies of the Company. Mr. Ng is the Chairman of Sino Land Company Limited, the major subsidiary of the Company, and the Chairman of Sino Hotels (Holdings) Limited. In addition, he is the Executive Vice-President of The Real Estate Developers Association of Hong Kong, a member of the 11th, 12th and 13th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (“CPPCC”) and Deputy Director of the Committee for Economic Affairs of the 13th National Committee of the CPPCC. Mr. Ng is the father of Mr. Daryl Ng Win Kong, the Deputy Chairman of the Company, a son of the late substantial shareholder Mr. Ng Teng Fong and the brother of Mr. Philip Ng Chee Tat, the co-executor of the estate of the late Mr. Ng Teng Fong.