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(incorporated in the Cayman Islands with limited liability and carrying on business in Hong Kong as "美圖之家")
(Stock Code: 1357)
RESIGNATION OF JOINT COMPANY SECRETARY
CHANGE OF AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE
UNDER THE COMPANIES ORDINANCE
On November 30, 2016, The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the "Stock Exchange") granted the Company a waiver from strict compliance with Rules 3.28 and 8.17 of the Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the "Listing Rules") for a three-year period from December 15, 2016 (being the date of the Company's listing on the Stock Exchange) to December 14, 2019 (the "Waiver Period"), on the condition that Ms. Lee Ka Man ("Ms. Lee"), one of the current joint company secretaries of the Company ("Joint Company Secretary"), will assist Mr. Ngan King Leung Gary ("Mr. Ngan"), the current chief financial officer and Joint Company Secretary, in discharging his functions as a Joint Company Secretary and in gaining the relevant experience as required under Rule 3.28 of the Listing Rules.
As the end of the Waiver Period is approaching, the Company has liaised with the Stock Exchange to inquire whether Mr. Ngan, having had the benefit of Ms. Lee's assistance for nearly three years, has acquired the relevant experience within the meaning of Rule 3.28 of the Listing Rules so that a further waiver would no longer be necessary.
The board of directors of the Company (the "Board") is pleased to announced that the Stock Exchange has confirmed that Mr. Ngan is qualified to act as the company secretary of the Company ("Company Secretary") under Rule 3.28 of the Listing Rules. As a result, Ms. Lee will resign as a Joint Company Secretary and the authorized representative of the Company pursuant to Part 16 of the Companies Ordinance (Chapter 622 of the Laws of Hong Kong) ("Authorized Representative"), with effect from December 15, 2019.
Following the resignation of Ms. Lee, Mr. Ngan will become the sole Company Secretary and will also be appointed as the Authorized Representative with effect from December 15, 2019.
Ms. Lee has confirmed that she has no disagreement with the Board and there are no other matters that need to be brought to the attention of the shareholders of the Company or the Stock
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Exchange in relation to her resignation as a Joint Company Secretary and the Authorized Representative.
The Board takes this opportunity to thank Ms. Lee for her valuable contributions to the Company during the Waiver Period.
By order of the Board
Hong Kong, December 9, 2019
As at the date of this announcement, the executive directors of the Company are Mr. Cai Wensheng and Mr. Wu Zeyuan (also known as Mr. Wu Xinhong); the non-executive directors of the Company are Dr. Guo Yihong and Dr. Lee Kai-fu; the independent non-executive directors of the Company are Mr. Zhou Hao, Mr. Lai Xiaoling and Mr. Zhang Ming (also known as Mr. Wen Chu).
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