Board of Directors

Adam Tan

Chairman of the Board

<p>Adam Tan is co-founder, Vice Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of HNA Group. Prior to becoming Chief Executive Officer in 2016, Mr. Tan served as President of HNA Group, Chairman of HNA Capital and Executive Chairman of HNA Industry Holding.</p>
Stewart Smith

Member of the Board

<p>Until 2018 Stewart Smith served as Chairman of Bravia Capital, a Hong Kong-based private equity, structured finance and advisory firm. Before joining Bravia Capital in 2002, he followed a career in banking in the United Kingdom with Norwegian bank, DNB Bank primarily in senior general management positions. Mr. Smith is a non-executive director of a number of other HNA Group companies in transportation and logistics.</p>
Frank Nang

Member of the Board

<p>Frank Nang is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the HNA Catering Holding Co., Ltd.He also plays a role as the Chief Executive Officer of HNA-CAISSA Travel Group Co., Ltd.He joined the HNA Group in 2006 as a technical engineer of Hainan Airlines. Since 2010 he held various positions with increasing responsibility particularly in finance in various HNA units. Prior to being nominated as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the HNA Catering Holding Co. Ltd., he worked as Deputy General Manager of HNA Group’s financial department, and President of HNA Import and Export Company.</p> <p> </p>
Frederick W. Reid

Member of the Board

<p>Frederick W. Reid has held a number of board and executive positions in his more than three decades in the aviation industry. In early 2019 he joined Airbnb as Global Head of Transportation. He has also served as President of Flexjet, Inc. and was founding Chief Executive Officer of Virgin America. Mr. Reid was also President and Chief Operating Officer of Delta Air Lines and, prior to that, was Delta’s Chief Marketing and Planning Officer. Before that, he was President of Lufthansa German Airlines. Most recently, Reid served as President of the Cora Aircraft Program, the world’s most advanced electric vertical take-off aircraft.</p>
Xavier Rossinyol

Member of the Board

<p>Xavier Rossinyol has more than 20 years of experience in the airline, catering and retail sector, ranging from travel retail to concession, contract and in-flight catering.  He joined gategroup as chief executive officer in April 2015. Prior to joining gategroup, Mr. Rossinyol held numerous leadership positions at Dufry, a publicly traded global travel retailer, including as chief operating officer EMEA and Asia and as group chief financial officer. From 1995 to 2004, he worked for the Spanish-based Grupo Áreas, a subsidiary of Paris-based Group Elior, a world leader in contract and concession catering.</p>
Gérard Houa

Member of the Board

<p>Gérard Houa has profound experience as a consultant for major European companies helping them to develop their market share through his acknowledged insight of China. Today, he is a consultant for Chinese and French small and medium-sized firms. Mr. Houa has been Foreign Trade Advisor for France since 2010 and serves as Vice President of the French-China Association. He received the Legion of Honor medal. As President of the foundation France-Chine, Mr. Houa strives constantly to build and strengthen commercial, economic and cultural relationships between Europe and China. Mr. Houa is a graduate of the University of Beijing and of the Institute of Technology of the University of Créteil (IUT). Gérard Houa is a French citizen and lives in Beijing.</p>
Jean-Marie Le Guen

Member of the Board

<p>Jean-Marie Le Guen was Chairman of the Board of Supervisors of the Paris Public Hospital Group and Minister of Relations between the government and Parliament of France. He is also a former Parliamentarian of Paris 9th election district and served as Deputy Mayor of Paris from 2008 to 2014. Mr. Le Guen was Chairman of the Board of Supervisors of the National Institutes of Health from 1997 to 2002 and Member of the High Council on Public Health from 1992 to 1995. Mr. Le Guen is a Medical Doctor by training and graduated from the Medical and Economy departments of the University of Paris I.</p>
Richard Ong

Member of the Board

<p>Richard Ong is the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of the RRJ Group.  Prior to founding the RRJ Group, Richard was a co-founder and chief executive officer of HOPU.</p> <p>Prior to 2008, Richard had a 15-year career with Goldman Sachs. Based in Beijing, he was partner and co-head of the Asian Investment Banking Division (ex-Japan). Richard became a managing director of Goldman Sachs in 1996 and a partner in 2000.  He was also a member of the Goldman Sachs Asian Management Committee.  Prior to his transfer to Goldman Sachs Gaohua Securities Co. Ltd. in Beijing, Richard was the co-president of Goldman Sachs Singapore.  Richard also has experience working in Hong Kong, and prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Richard worked in New York City for Chase Manhattan Bank and Prudential-Bache Capital Funding.</p> <p>Richard graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science and MBA from the University of Chicago.</p>
Xiaofeng (Daniel) Chen

<p>Xiaofeng (Daniel) Chen is assistant to the Chairman of HNA Group, Vice-Chief Executive Officer of HNA Group, and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HNA Group North America LLC. Mr. Chen also serves as Vice Chairman of Swissport International Ltd., the world’s leading provider of ground and air cargo services. Prior to joining HNA Group, Mr. Chen served as the President of Pacific American Investment Limited. Mr. Chen founded Inception, LLC in 2006 where he was Managing Director from 2006-2008. Prior to that, he served as President of Kingdom Investment Advisor. Mr. Chen graduated from the University of Washington with a B.S. in Industrial Engineering and completed the China Business Leader Executive Training Program at Harvard Business School.<br /><br /></p>