Ms. Lei Cao (曹蕾)
Ms. CAO Lei (曹蕾), aged 45, joined our Group and was appointed as independent Director on July 23, 2020. She is primarily responsible for supervising and providing independent judgment to our Board.
She has been the head of tax Greater China in Philips Electronic Singapore Pte Ltd. Since May 2012. Prior to that, Ms. Cao served as a senior tax director from January 2010 to May 2012 and a tax director from October 2007 to December 2009 in Philips China Investment Co., Ltd. She was also a tax director in Philips Electronics Singapore Pte Ltd from January 2006 to September 2007 and the senior tax manager in Philips China Investment Co., Ltd. from November 2003 to December 2005. Her primary role is to manage a team to provide tax solutions for Philips group in the responsible market, as well as to support and secure Philips groups interests and operations. Previously, Ms. Cao worked in Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Certified Public Accountants LLP from September 1995 to October 2003 under various roles and her last position was a manager in the tax and business advisory department.
Ms. Cao received a bachelor’s degree with a major in international business management from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (上海財經大學) in the PRC in July 1995. Ms. Cao is a PRC Certified Public Accountants in December 2009, and is also a PRC Certified Tax Agent, who has obtained her qualification from Shanghai Certified Tax Agent Management Center (上海注冊稅務師管理中心) in June 2000.