Board of Directors
Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Chairman of the Board
Mr. Deng is the founder of NYM and has served as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Director of NYM for over 20 years since he started the business in 1995. From 1995 to the present, Mr. Deng has been the sole director of NYM, responsible for the strategy, operation, and financial planning of NYM. Under his leadership, NYM has developed into a well-recognized Chinese supermarket chain in north eastern U.S. Mr. Deng is the husband of Mrs. Lilly Deng, who is a member of NYM board of directors effective upon consummation of the Business Combination. Apart from his business activities, Mr. Deng serves as the president of United States Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Co-Chair of New York State Republican Party’s Finance Committee.
Vice President of Legal and Finance, and Director
Lilly Deng became our Vice President of Legal and Finance and a director in February 2017. She joined NYM in 1995 and is Co-founder of Strong America Ltd., the first wholesale facility of NYM. Mrs. Lilly Deng currently is Vice President of Legal and Finance and oversees iFresh’s finances. Mrs. Lilly Deng is in charge of supervising financial issues and compliance with regulations. She also led the development of internal logistics management program. Mrs. Deng attended Cambridge Business College in 1993. Mrs. Lilly Deng is the wife of Mr. Long Deng.
Jianming You became our director in February 2017. Mr. Youis a famous film and television producer in China and has filmed over 1000 episodes of television dramas. Since 1993, Mr. You has served as Chairman of the Board and President of CHS Media, a film producing, importing and distribution company founded in Guangzhou, China. Since 2015, Mr. You has been the Vice Chairman of Board of Wuhan DDMC Culture Co., Ltd (formerly Wuhan Double Co., Ltd., ticker SH600136), a public company listed on Shanghai Securities Exchange operating in film production and distribution, phosphate ore trading, advertising production and distribution and student housing management. From 1985 to 1993 Mr. You worked as a director at Xiangxi TV, a director at Hunan TV Art Department and a producer and distributor at Zhongshan TV Art Center in China. Mr. Yu graduated from HuaiHua University in 1985 and later named as a tenured professor by the university.
Director Mark Fang became our director in May 2017. Mr. Fang is a New York attorney and the present Director of the Department of Consumer Protection in Westchester County. He previously served as the executive director of the Westchester County Human Rights Commission. Mr. Fang is also a former New York State Assistant Attorney General, Assistant District Attorney in Westchester County, and Counsel to the Consumer Affairs Committee of the New York City Council. Mr. Fang is a commissioned officer in the United States Army Reserves holding the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and a veteran of the nation’s war on terrorism.
Director Mr. He became our director in November 2017. Mr. He has served as Chief Financial Officer of Wanda America Investment Holding Co. since May 2012, and has managed two projects for Wanda Commercial Properties Group since February 2015. Mr. He served as Chief Financial Officer of AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. from August 2012 to February 2015, a publicly traded company principally involved in the theatrical exhibition business owning and operating 660 theatres primarily located in the United States. He served as board advisor to Professional Diversify Network in Chicago, and an independent director for Energy Focus Inc. in Cleveland from July 2014 to April 2015. From December 2010 to May 2012, he served as Financial Controller of Xinyuan Real Estate Co., a publicly traded developer of large scale, high quality residential real estate projects. Previously, Mr. He served as an auditor at Ernst & Young, LLP in New York, and held various roles at Chinatex Corporation. Mr. He obtained a Master of Science in Taxation from Central University of Finance and Economics in Beijing, and a Master of Science in Accounting from Seton Hall University in New Jersey. He is a Certified Public Accountant.