Board of Directors

  • He Yu

    Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board

    Mr. He Yu is our founder and has served as our Chief Executive Officer since our inception and Chairman of the Board since January 2018. Mr. Yu currently serves as the deputy head of the Emerging Music Community Working Committee of the Chinese Musicians Association. Mr. Yu received his musical training at the Duisburg Conservatory of Music and an executive MBA degree from the Montpellier Business School in 2020.

  • Lung Yu

    Director

    Mr. Lung Yu has served as our Director since July 2020. Mr. Yu is the founder of the Beijing Music Festival and has served as the director of Beijing Music Festival Culture Communications Co., Ltd. since November 2018. As one of the most preeminent Chinese conductors, Mr. Yu has served as the Vice Chairman of the Chinese Musicians Association since 2019 and was recognized as “the most powerful figure in China’s Western classical music scene” by The New York Times. Mr. Yu is currently the Artistic Director & Chief Conductor of the China Philharmonic Orchestra, the Music Director of the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra and the Music Director of the Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra. Over the years, Mr. Yu has received numerous prestigious honors and distinctions for his musical and cross-cultural contributions, including the Arts Patronage Award of the Montblanc Cultural Foundation in 2002, L’onorificenza di commendatore awarded by the Italian President in 2005, France’s highest honour of merit la Légion d’Honneur in 2014, the Global Citizen Award by the Atlantic Council and the Sanford Medal by Yale University’s College of Music in 2015, and the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany in 2016. Mr. Yu was also elected a Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2016. Mr. Yu received his bachelor's degree from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music in 1987 and master's degree in conducting from the Universität der Künste Berlin in 1992.

  • Yu Chen

    Director

    Mr. Yu Chen has served as our Director since January 2018. Mr. Chen has served as the general manager of Shanghai Huaqiang Equity Investment Management Co., Ltd. since November 2015, responsible for managing its equity investment portfolio. Prior to that, Mr. Chen held various other managerial positions specializing in finance, accounting and equity investments, including, among others, the deputy general manager at Dahua (Group) Co., Ltd. and the deputy finance manager at Dahua Group Dalian Asset Management Co., Ltd. Mr. Chen received his bachelor's degree from the Open University of China in 2005.

  • Xingping Zuo

    Director

    Mr. Xingping Zuo has served as our Director since January 2018. Mr. Zuo has served as the chairman of Anhui Huanbowan High Speed Steel Mill Roll Co., Ltd. since February 2017 and the chairman and general manager of Beijing Zhengda Ziyuan Co., Ltd. since November 2016. Mr. Zuo's previous positions include, among others, vice president at Shanghai Zhengda Investment Development Co., Ltd., Huaan Securities Co., Ltd. and Xingye Securities Co., Ltd. Mr. Zuo received his bachelor's degree from Renmin University of China in 1986 and master's degree from the Graduate School of the People's Bank of China in 1990.

  • Peixian Tan

    Director 

    Mr. Peixian Tan has served as our Director since January 2018. Mr. Tan joined us in 2005 and has served as a vice president of Beijing Kuke Music since 2016 and the general manager of BMF Culture since 2020. Prior to joining us, Mr. Tan served as an operations manager at Beijing Qingdian Wanwei Technology Co., Ltd., specializing in telecommunication products. Mr. Tan received an associate’s degree in computer science from Beijing Chaoyang Vocational University in 2003.

  • Bin Yu

    Independent Director Nominee

    Ms. Bin Yu has served as our Director since January 2021. Ms. Yu served as the chief financial officer at LAIX Inc. (NYSE: LAIX) from September 2017 to January 2020, InnoLight Technology Corporation from January 2015 to April 2017, Star China Media Limited from May 2013 to January 2015 and Tudou Holdings Limited from January 2012 to April 2013, where she was the vice president of finance from 2010 to 2011. Ms. Yu also served as the senior vice president of Youku Tudou Inc. from August 2012 to April 2013 and worked at KPMG from 1999 to 2010. Currently, Ms. Yu also serves as an independent director of Baozun Inc. (Nasdaq: BZUN), GDS Holdings Ltd. (Nasdaq: GDS), Zero2IPO Holdings Inc. (SEHK: 01945) and iDreamSky Technology Holdings Limited (SEHK: 1119). Ms. Yu holds a bachelor's degree from Xi’an Foreign Language University, master's degrees in accounting and in education from the University of Toledo and an EMBA degree from Tsinghua University and INSEAD. She is a Certified Public Accountant in the United States admitted by the Accountancy Board of Ohio, a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of Chartered Global Management Accountant.

  • Dong Lan

    Independent Director Nominee

    Mr. Dong Lan will serve as one of our Directors starting from the SEC's declaration of effectiveness of our registration statement on Form F-1, of which this prospectus is a part. Mr. Lan is the Chief Executive Officer of Sino Laurel Capital, Ltd., a finance and management advisory firm that provides financial and management consulting services. Prior to that, Mr. Lan was the Chief Representative and Counsel at the Beijing office of Bryan Cave LLP from April 2008 to April 2011 and the CEO of Grand Aura, Ltd., a consulting firm providing advice on overseas projects involving major EPC contractors, capital equipment exporters or financial institutions, from 2005 to 2008. Mr. Lan also practiced law at Hogan Lovells, Squire, Patton, Boggs and Torys LLP for over ten years. Mr. Lan received his J.D. degree from St. Louis University School of Law, M.A. in International Relations from the Foreign Affairs College, China, and B.A. from Shandong University.

  • Li Sun

    President

    Ms. Li Sun has served as our President since June 2020 and the chief executive officer of Naxos China since May 2016. From August 2008 to May 2016, Ms. Sun held various positions at Sony Music Entertainment (China), including deputy general manager and digital business director, and was responsible for managing digital distribution, physical sales, marketing and classical Artists and Repertoire. Prior to that, Ms. Sun worked for the International Affairs Bureau of the Ministry of Culture of China, serving as a supervisor from 1999 to 2004 and senior project manager from 2004 to 2008. Ms. Sun received her bachelor's degree from Beijing Foreign Studies University in 1999.

  • Hoi Tung Chan

    Chief Financial Officer

    Mr. Hoi Tung Chan has served as our Chief Financial Officer since April 2020. Prior to joining us, Mr. Chan worked at various global investment banks, such as Credit Suisse, Standard Chartered and Rabobank, primarily responsible for initial public offerings, financing and mergers and acquisitions. With over 20 years of business, financial and investment experience, Mr. Chan holds the AICPA, CMA and CFA designations. Mr. Chan received his bachelor's degree in accounting from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1993 and master's degree from the University of Illinois in 1994.