Board Profile

Barry Richard Pettitt, Chairman of the Board & Group Managing Director, 59, was appointed to the board in 2008 to become the Chairman & CEO of the Group. He was also a main board director of the Ross Group (formerly Ross Consumer Electronic plc) in 1988/89 and has more than 40 years experience in the consumer electronics industry and also successfully started several privately owned companies specializing in supply chain management services, resulting in the aacquisition of his flagship company, ISO International Ltd., in 2004, for HK$157 million to a Hong Kong Public Company. Mr. Pettitt has also been appointed to a number of high profile Public Company positions (in the capacities of President and Managing Director) and also is a founding partner in a specialist consulting company.

Michael Jonathan Simon, Company Secretary (Non Executive Director) aged 59, was appointed to the Board in 2000. He is an economics graduate from the University of Cambridge and a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and also of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Mr. Simon is a founding partner in public practice.

W L Hopkins (Executive Director), Wade Lionel Hopkins, aged 69, was appointed to the Board in 2009. He has over 45 years of experience in both Consumer Electronics and the Electronic Components Industry. He has previously worked for the Ross Group as Managing Director of a subsidiary, Britimpex, in 1988/90.

S C Mehta (Executive Director), Shashi Mehta, aged 63, was appointed to the Board in 2009 having previously worked for the Group as Operations Manager of Ross Consumer Electronics during the 1980’s. He holds a BSc (Hons) in Manufacturing and has had a distinguished career in a variety of industrial and manufacturing trouble-shooting executive roles and brings a wealth of executive experience and expertise to the Group.

Koji Fusa (Non Executive Director), was appointed to the Board in 2016. A graduate of Waseda University of Science and Engineering, he has enjoyed a successful career advising on Mergers & Acquisitions for various specialist businesses in the UK, USA, Europe, Japan, and Myanmar. He has written several business books, speaks at Universities and corporate events around the World and was presented with the Blue Ribbon Medal from the Prime Minister of Japan in 2001.