As a reputable Hong Kong listed company with 10+ years’ experience in electronic product design and manufacturing, Wise Ally offers an one-stop integrated and collaborative development model transforming your product from ideation stage to value-added and marketable reality by our expert engineering, global vendor network and world class manufacturing operations.
Not only Wise Ally offers a wide range of EMS services to companies from medical, healthcare, HVAC, industrial and appliances segments but we aspire to go further. We provide innovative IoT end device solutions to corporations helping them to achieve business and operational objectives. Our designers and engineers have the knowledge and expertise to create a secure and user-friendly end device solution to maximize customer value.
Company History & Milestones
Board of directors
Mr. Chu, Wai Hang Raymond
Mr. Chu, Wai Hang Raymond (“Mr. Chu”), is one of the founders of our Group and was appointed as a Director on 15 January 2019 and re-designated as an executive Director and the Chairman of our Company on 11 March 2019. Mr. Chu is appointed as CEO on 30 September 2021. He is responsible for the leadership of the Board, corporate governance promotion, strategic planning, the overall management, business development and major decision-making of our Group.
Prior to the establishment of our Group in July 2010, Mr. Chu worked for the Defond Group since June 1990 as the chairman responsible for technical, information technology and research and development functions and later for the management and operation of the EMS division. From May 1977 to early 1990s, Mr. Chu worked as an engineer for a company principally engaged in the supply of electromechanical motion systems and solutions.
Mr. Chu graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in the U.S. with a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering in March 1977.
Mr. Chan, Chi Ming
Mr. Chan, Chi Ming (“Mr. Chan”), was appointed as an executive Director and designated as the COO on 19 March 2019. Mr. Chan joined our Group on 9 April 2018 as the executive vice president and was later promoted to the position of chief operation officer on 1 October 2018. He participates in strategic planning, business development, major decision-making of our Group and is responsible for developing, establishing, and directing the execution of the operating policies of our Group.
Prior to joining our Group, from July 2013 to April 2018, Mr. Chan was a managing director of AstroNova Limited, a member of Astrotech Group. Astrotech Group is principally engaged in electronics manufacturing and Mr. Chan was responsible for developing new business, leading new technology development and coordinating the production process with the manufacturing plant. In 2005, Mr. Chan joined Computime Limited, a subsidiary of Computime Group Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 320) principally engaged in the designing and manufacturing of intelligent electronic controls and internet of things devices for global markets, where his last position was president of control solutions (EMS business) before he left in September 2012. From November 2002 to March 2005, Mr. Chan worked for Leica Geosystems Limited, a surveying measurement solutions provider, as a vice president of sales and marketing China, responsible for managing sales, marketing and business development in China. From April 1985 to February 2002, Mr. Chan worked for a technology and engineering company listed in the Untied States, holding a senior position responsible for sales and marketing of thermal control and safety devices in Asia.
Mr. Chan obtained a certificate in supervisory management and an ordinary certificate in mechanical engineering from the Hong Kong Polytechnic in Hong Kong (the predecessor of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University) in March 1974 and November 1975 respectively. He was awarded a diploma in management studies jointly by Hong Kong Polytechnic and the Hong Kong Management Association in August 1982. He attended all courses on campus and completed the executive program offered by the National University of Singapore and was awarded a certificate jointly issued by Graduate School of Business of Stanford University and Faculty of Business Administration of National University of Singapore in 1990.
Mr. Chu, Man Yin Arthur Newton
Mr. Chu, Man Yin Arthur Newton (“Mr. Arthur Chu”) joined our Group in January 2021 with the position as the managing director of original brand development responsible for overall operation of the New Branded Division of our Group. His duties include the formulation of the marketing strategy of self-developed products, identification and development of new sales opportunities, and maintaining long term relationships with internal and external partners.
Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Arthur Chu worked for Cornerstone Developments Limited as research and development senior manager from December 2015 to January 2021, responsible for research, planning and overseeing the development of new LED lighting products. Mr. Arthur Chu joined Defond Electrical Industries Limited (“DEIL”) as a mechanical engineer in April 2008, and was responsible for monitoring product design and development, testing schedule, collaborating with different departments to drive and control the project progress. He was later promoted to senior program manager in February 2013, responsible for overseeing the new projects launching, budget control, coordination and implementation of products, and handling commercial issues with customers. Mr. Arthur Chu’s last position in DEIL was research and development senior manager from April 2015 to November 2015, responsible for research, planning and implementing new programs development into the organization.
Mr. Arthur Chu graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor Degree of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 2006.
Mr. Arthur Chu is the son of Mr. Chu Wai Hang Raymond, the Chairman and an executive Director of the Company.
Ms. Ling, Imma Kit Sum
Independent non-executive Director
Ms. Ling, Imma Kit Sum (“Ms. Ling”), was appointed as an independent non-executive Director of our Company on 10 December 2019. She is mainly responsible for providing independent advice to our Group. She is also the chairperson of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee.
Ms. Ling was appointed as an independent non-executive Director and the chairperson of the audit committee of Digital Hollywood Interactive Limited in November 2017, a global online game publisher for China-based game developers, whose shares have been listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 2022) since December 2017.
Ms. Ling has over 30 years of experience in accounting and auditing. She was an assurance partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers and retired from the partnership in June 2013. Ms. Ling has served as a member of the Appeal Board Panel (Town Planning) since October 2016, a board member of the Estate Agents Authority since November 2015, a council member of The Education University of Hong Kong since April 2015, a member of Hospital Governing Committee of Hospital Authority since April 2015, a council member of The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups since October 2014 and an executive committee member of the Hong Kong Youth Hostels Association since May 2001. She previously served as a board member of the Employees Compensation Assistance Fund Board from July 2006 to June 2012.
Ms. Ling is a Certified Public Accountant (Practising) of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants, Canada. She is also an accredited general mediator of the Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited. Ms. Ling also serves as a member of Practising Members Working Committee of The Association of Hong Kong Accountants, a member of Professional Development Committee of Hong Kong Business Accountants Association and an executive committee member of Regulatory Committee of the Hong Kong Independent Non-Executive Director Association. Ms. Ling received the Outstanding Accountant Ambassador award from the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants in 2003.
Ms. Ling obtained a diploma in accountancy from the Hong Kong Polytechnic (the predecessor of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University) in Hong Kong in October 1977 and a master of science in corporate governance and directorship from the Hong Kong Baptist University in Hong Kong in September 2014.
Mr. Lee, Wa Lun Warren
Independent non-executive Director
Mr. Lee, Wa Lun, Warren (“Mr. Lee”), was appointed as an independent non-executive Director of our Company on 10 December 2019. He is mainly responsible for providing independent advice to our Group. He is also the chairman of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee and the Audit Committee.
Mr. Lee is an executive director of Da Yu Financial Holdings Limited which principally engages in the provision of corporate finance advisory services and asset management services and listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 1073). Mr. Lee is also the chairman of SHK Hong Kong Industries Limited which principally engages in investment in listed and unlisted financial instruments and listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 666). Mr. Lee first joined SHK Hong Kong Industries Limited as a manager in July 1992 and became an executive director in September 2004. He was appointed as the chairman of the board and ceased to act as the managing director of SHK Hong Kong Industries Limited in March 2009. From November 2007 to March 2015, Mr. Lee was a non-executive chairman of Rotol Singapore Ltd which was listed on the main board of the Singapore Exchange Limited until August 2011. He acted as an executive director of Viva China Holdings Limited, a company listed on the GEM of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 8032), from June 2010 to June 2013. From February 2013 to April 2013, he was a non-executive director of China Kingstone Mining Holdings Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 1380). From December 2006 to May 2007, he was the chief executive officer of Nam Tai Electronics, Inc. (currently known as Nam Tai Property Inc.), an electronics manufacturing services provider listed on the New York Stock Exchange (stock code: NTP). From March 2004 to February 2006, he was an independent non-executive director of Nam Tai Electronic & Electrical Products Limited, and from February 2006 to April 2007, he was re-designated as a non-executive director. At the time of his directorship, Nam Tai Electronic & Electrical Products Limited was listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 2633). From January 2007 to April 2007, he was also a non-executive director of J.I.C. Technology Company Limited (currently known as China Renewable Energy Investment Limited), which is listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 987).
Mr. Lee graduated from The University of East Anglia in England in 1986 with a bachelor of science and obtained a distinction in master of science from The City University Business School in London in 1988.
Mr. Szeto, Yuk Ting
Independent non-executive Director
Mr. Szeto, Yuk Ting (“Mr. Szeto”), was appointed as an independent non-executive Director of our Company on 10 December 2019. He is mainly responsible for providing independent advice to our Group. He is also the chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and the Nomination Committee.
Mr. Szeto was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong in September 1992 and is currently a practicing solicitor in Hong Kong. Mr. Szeto is the co-founder of Messrs. Y.T. Szeto & Co., Solicitors that was established in September 1996 and has served as the sole proprietor of Messrs. Szeto & Co., Y.T. since January 2001. Mr. Szeto worked for Messrs. Paul Chan & Co., Solicitors from October 1993 to August 1996 as an assistant solicitor. Prior to that, Mr. Szeto served as an articled clerk in Messrs. Norman Yung & Co., Solicitors from September 1990 to September 1992 and then as an assistant solicitor with the same firm from September 1992 to October 1993.
Mr. Szeto graduated from the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong with a bachelor of laws in December 1989 and was awarded the postgraduate certificate of laws by the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong in June 1990. Since June 2017, Mr. Szeto has served as an independent executive director of Evergreen Products Group Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 1962).