GAN Fock-kin, Eric, Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr. Eric Gan was appointed Director of the Company in December 2005. Mr. Gan is founder and president of eAccess Ltd., the fourth mobile operator (EMOBILE brand) in Japan which is now a subsidiary of SoftBank Corp. Following the merger of eAccess and Willcom Inc. in June 2014, Mr. Gan was appointed representative director, president and chief executive officer of the combined entity – Ymobile Corporation. Mr. Gan is also an executive vice president of Softbank Mobile Corp.
Prior to the establishment of eAccess, Mr. Gan worked as a telecom analyst and managing director for Goldman Sachs Japan when he was involved in many telecommunication financing deals in Japan/Asia, including the listing of SmarTone, NTT DoCoMo (one of the world’s largest IPOs), NTT equity tranches and many other telecom related IPO and advisory projects.
Mr. Gan was born in Hong Kong and graduated from Imperial College, University of London. Mr. Gan now lives in Japan (since 1990).
Mr. Gan is also chairman of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Audit Committee of the Company.
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