BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Weidong (Wayne) Du

Wayne Du is co-founder of our Company and has been serving as our Chief Executive Officer since its inception. Mr. Du’s primary responsibilities include defining our global marketing, sales and finance strategies, establishing company-wide policies and overall management. As one of the pioneer entrepreneurs in the Chinese cycling apparel industry, Mr. Du has more than 20 years of experience in the endurance apparel industry. Mr. Du founded our first operating entity, Rider Beijing, in 2003 and has been leading the global expansion of our Company to various regions of Asia and the world since then. Mr. Du has served as the Managing Director of Rider Canada and Rider Austria since their inceptions and the Chief Executive Officer of Rider US since June 2008. Mr. Du holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from Zhongnan University of Finance and Economics in China.

Wei Tan

Wei Tan is co-founder of our Company and served in various accounting and finance managerial positions at our operating subsidiaries since the founding of our subsidiary, Rider Beijing, in 2003. She has served as the Financial Director of Rider US from 2013 to 2018, where she developed and implemented the financial monitoring and reporting systems used across all our operating units. Ms. Tan holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from Zhongnan University of Finance and Economics in China. In considering Ms. Tan’s eligibility to serve on the Board, the Board considered Ms. Tan’s leadership, extensive accounting and financial control background, as well as experience in the sporting apparel industry.

Derek Wiseman

Derek Wiseman is the Secretary of our Company and has taken various executive positions at our operating subsidiaries. He has served as the Chief Operating Officer of Rider US since June 2010. As Chief Operating Officer of Rider US, Mr. Wiseman oversees all operational and technology infrastructure for the organization including talent acquisition, provides programmatic leadership and input for all strategic plan implementation and scoping out the next level of information technology and financial systems to support the growth of specific programs and the organization overall. Mr. Wiseman has served as the Managing Director of Rider Canada and Rider Austria since 2014 and 2015, respectively. At Rider Canada and Rider Austria, Mr. Wiseman manages the forecasting, budgeting and financial planning of these subsidiaries. Mr. Wiseman brings over 20 years experience in the action sports, athletic and outdoor industries. Prior to joining Rider US, Mr. Wiseman held various senior management and executive roles with Gyminee (now DailyBurn), Zamberlan S.rl., an Italian footwear company, and Phenix Co. Ltd, a Japanese sportswear company. Wiseman holds a Bachelor’s degree in Theological Studies from Briercrest College & Seminary.

Steve Schuster

Steven W. Schuster has been serving as an independent director of the Company since August 2017. Mr. Schuster has been engaged in the practice of corporate and securities law for over 35 years. He has been a partner at McLaughlin & Stern LLP, a New York City based law firm, since 1995 and is currently serving as Chair of the firm’s Corporate and Securities department and Chair of the firm’s China Practice. Mr. Schuster previously served as an independent director of Tower Group, Inc., a Nasdaq listed insurance company from 1996 to 2014 and an independent director of Resonant Software Inc., a private company in the software industry from 2010 to 2017. Mr. Schuster received his B.A. from Harvard University in 1976 and his J.D. from New York University in 1980. In considering Mr. Schuster’s eligibility to serve on the Board, the Board considered his prior directorship at public companies, background in corporate governance and extensive experience working with multinational companies in a wide range of industries.

 

Merry Tang

Merry Tang, CPA and MA, has been serving as an independent director of the Company since August 2017. She is currently a principal of GTZY CPA Group, LLC, a PCAOB registered accounting firm, providing accounting, auditing, taxation, and business consulting services. Prior to forming GZTY CPA Group, LLC, Ms. Tang served as a managing director at GTA International, LLC and partner at Tang & Company, PC — both U.S.-based consulting and CPA firms offering services in risk assessment, audit engagements and Sarbanes-Oxley related documentation to leading banks, financial service providers and telecommunications firms from 2006 to 2008. She also served as a senior auditor in PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLC from 2004 to 2006. Ms. Tang has served on the board of directors of other public companies as an independent director. She has been an independent director of the Ever-glory International Group, Inc., a retailer of branded fashion apparel and a leading global apparel supply chain solution provider since August 2011, and an independent director of China Sunergy Co., Ltd., a specialized manufacturer of solar cell and module products in China since June 2008. Ms. Tang graduated from the Central University of Economics and Finance, Beijing, China with a Bachelor Degree in Finance and Banking in 1983 and a Master’s Degree in Finance in 1986. She also received her Master’s Degree in Accounting from the State University of New York at Albany in 1993. In considering Ms. Tang’s eligibility to serve on the Board, the Board considered Ms. Tang’s extensive accounting and financial control background, experience in risk management as well as directorship at public companies.

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