Board of Directors
Director (Chairman) and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Bing Zhang is our Founder, Chairman and CEO. He has over 30 years of experience in China’s media industry. Before founding Glory Star, Mr. Zhang was the Vice President of Trends Group as well as Chairman of Board of Directors and General Manager of Trends Star (Beijing) Cultural Media Co., Ltd. from 2011 to 2016. Mr. Bing Zhang is a frequent recipient of industry awards, including the most inﬂuential variety show producer in 2019, the most inﬂuential person in China's communications industry in 2018, Annual Figure of China’s Radio & TV industry for 2015, 2016 and 2017, and the “Inﬂuential Figure of Radio, TV & Film in Asia- Paciﬁc Area” for 2016 and 2017.
Director and Senior Vice President of Glory Star Media (Beijing) Co., Ltd.
Mr. Jia Lu became our director in February 2020. Mr. Lu is a director and senior vice president of Glory Star Media (Beijing) Co., Ltd., and a director of Horgos Glory Star Media Co., Ltd., Horgos Glary Wisdom Marketing Planning Co., Ltd., Glary Wisdom (Beijing) Marketing Planning Co., Ltd. since 2018, and director of Horgos Glary Prosperity Culture Co., Ltd. since 2017, and senior vice president of Glory Star Media (Beijing) Co., Ltd. Since 2016. From 2011 to 2016, Mr. Lu served as Vice General Manager at Trends Star (Beijing) Cultural Media Co., Ltd. Mr. Lu holds a Bachelor's degree in Beijing film academy.
Mr. Ke Chen became our director in September 2020. Mr. Chen is a partner at the Beijing Chang-An Law Firm (“Chang-An”), Beijing P.R. China, since 2017 and as its deputy director of the financial securities department from 2014 to 2017. Prior to that time, Mr. Chen was an associate at Hogan Lovells since 2004. Mr. Chen focuses his legal practice on banking, stock securities, fund, project finance, merger and acquisition, corporate finance, foreign direct investments, outbound investments, construction, real- estate, and regulatory and compliance work. Mr. Chen received an LLB in 2002 and an LLM in 2003 from the University of Buckingham.
Ming Shu Leung
Mr. Ming Shu Leung became our independent director in February 2020. Mr. Leung founded internet private equity fund Harmony Capital as the founding partner in January 2018. Mr. Leung has been the company secretary of China ITS (Holdings) Co., Ltd. (中國智能交通系統(控股)有限公司) (a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, with stock code: 1900) since January 2008 and the chief financial officer of this company from January 2008 to January 2018. He has also been an independent non-executive director of Comtec Solar Systems Group Limited (卡姆丹克太陽能系統集團有限 公司) (a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, with stock code: 712) since June 2008, an independent non-executive director of Sun. King Power Electronics Group Limited (a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, with stock code: 580) since March 2017, and an independent non-executive director of Caribbean Fashion Limited (卡賓服飾有限公司) (a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, with stock code: 2030) since February 2013.Mr. Leung has over 15 years of experience in the areas of corporate finance and accounting. Mr. Leung started his professional career at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Hong Kong as an auditor in 1998, where he was responsible for performing statutory audit work on listed companies in Hong Kong. He then worked at the global corporate finance division of Arthur Andersen & Co. in Hong Kong, which subsequently merged with PricewaterhouseCoopers, until December 2000, where he was responsible for conducting financial advisory services for government bodies and corporate clients. Mr. Leung then spent approximately three years from February 2003 to January 2006 at CDC Corporation, a NASDAQ listed company, as a senior manager in the mergers and acquisitions department, and as the chief financial officer of China.com Inc. (a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, where he was responsible for overseeing the entire finance operations, mergers & acquisitions, investors relationship, and other capital market activities of that company.Mr. Leung obtained his bachelor's degree in arts with first-class honors in accountancy from the City University of Hong Kong in November 1998 and a master's degree in accountancy from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in November 2001. He was admitted as a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in February 2007 and a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants in June 2010.
Mr. Yong Li became our independent director in February 2020. Mr. Li is the deputy director of the Intelligent Communication Commission of China TV Artists Association (CTAA), Partner of Chengmei Capital, and Chairman of Guyuan Culture since June 2019. From 2014 to 2018, Mr. Li served as Chief Inspector/General Manager of Dragon TV Center, Oriental Entertainment Media Group Co., Ltd. From 2011 to 2014, Mr. Li served as the general manager of Shanghai New Media & Entertainment Co. LTD. In addition, Mr. Li was the first to launch an “independent producer system” in Shanghai, which has significantly promoted the development of China’s entertainment and media industry. Mr. Li holds a master's degree in business from China Europe International Business School in 2006 and a Bachelor of Art in Journalism from the Communication University of China in 1991.