Executive Directors

  • Chief Executive Officer

    Jeremy Paul Egerton Hobbins

    Jeremy Paul Egerton HOBBINS, aged 70, was appointed as the Company’s Executive Director and the Group’s Chief Executive Officer on 4 June 2016. He is responsible for managing the Group’s business, including the implementation of major strategies and initiatives.

    Mr Hobbins joined the Fung group in 1999. He was Group Managing Director of Fung Retailing Limited and a director of Fung Holdings (1937) Limited, both companies are substantial shareholders of the Company, and was Deputy Chairman of Fung Distribution International Limited. He was also a Director of the Company (December 2006 – June 2011) and its Group Managing Director (March 2007 – May 2009), and a non-executive director of the publicly listed Convenience Retail Asia Limited (October 2004 – May 2017).

    Prior to joining the Fung group, Mr Hobbins has held a number of management positions in a variety of companies including Chief Executive of Inchcape Marketing Services – Asia Pacific and its listed subsidiary in Singapore, Chief Executive of Inchcape Buying Services based in Hong Kong, President of the Campbell Soup Company, United Kingdom, and President of Ault Foods, Canada. He had also held a number of senior management positions in Procter & Gamble, Hutchison Whampoa and Cadbury Schweppes where he started his career in brand management.

  • Chief Financial Officer

    Srinivasan Parthasarathy

    Srinivasan PARTHASARATHY, aged 60, was appointed as the Company’s Executive Director on 23 May 2016 and has been the Group’s Chief Financial Officer since 1 July 2015. He is responsible for overseeing the Group’s finance, accounting, human resources and information technology functions.

    Mr Parthasarathy, who has more than 30 years of professional experience, has held various financial, compliance and commercial positions with the Fung group since 1999, and the Inchcape group before that in Hong Kong, Singapore, the United Kingdom and, the Middle East. He has previously served as chief financial officer of two listed companies in Singapore and Hong Kong.

    Mr Parthasarathy is a Commerce Graduate of Bombay University and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in India, securing fourth position in the All India Merit Rankings. He is also a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, United Kingdom.

List of Directors