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.
Vice President of Human Resource
Mei Deng became our Vice President of Human Resources in February 2017. She has been the Vice President of Human Resources of NYM since January 2016. She joined Strong America as a Sales Assistant in 1998 primarily in charge of custom applications for the import of goods and materials. Ms. Deng was promoted to General Manager of Strong America in 2008. She is the sister of Mr. Deng.
Chief Financial Officer Alfred Chung-Chieh Ying has served as our Chief Financial Officer since May 17, 2017. Mr. Ying served as investor relations director and senior adviser to the board of Safe-Run Machinery (Suzhou) Co. from December 2015 to January 2017, Overseas Investment Director for Union Life Insurance Company from October 2014 to September 2015, Vice President of equity research and investment banking at Piper Jaffrey Asia Securities Ltd./China Minsheng Banking Corp. from September 2011 to September 2014, Vice President of investor relations and M&A at Daphne International Holdings Limited from August 2007 to March 2011, Executive Vice President of equity research at Grand Cathay Securities from January 2005 to July 2007 and director, head of Asian technology research and head of Taiwan at BNP Paribas Peregrine Securities Ltd. from October 1998 to December 2004. Mr. Ying received his Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of New South Wales, Master of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the National Chiao Tung University, and Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the National Cheng Kung University.