Management Team

 

Dong Yu

Founder, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

 

Dong Yu is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of our company. Mr. Yu has over 16 years of experience in film distribution and received numerous recognitions such as "The Most Influential Asian Film Producer" by The Hollywood Reporter in November 2006 and "Outstanding Figure of the Year in Chinese Creative Enterprises" by Chinese Creative Enterprises in 2008. Before he founded our predecessor company in 2000, Mr. Yu held positions at China Film Group Corporation from 1999 to 2000 and at Beijing Film Studio from 1994 to 1999. Mr. Yu is also the vice president of the Youth Film Participant Committee of the China Film Association, a standing director of the China Film Producer Association and a director of the China Film Distribution and Exhibition Association. Mr. Yu received his bachelor's degree in film management from the Beijing Film Academy and his MBA from Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business. 

 
 

 

Jeffrey Chan

Director & Chief Operating Officer

 

Jeffrey Chan has been our Chief Operating Officer since 2008 and a Director since 2009. Mr. Chan has over 20 years of experience in the film distribution and entertainment industry. Before joining our company, Mr. Chan served as the Distribution and Sales Manager of Media Asia Holdings Limited from 2002 to 2007, a Vice President in charge of media, content strategy and special projects of PCCW/Cable & Wireless Ltd. from 1999 to 2002 and a program controller at Asia Television Limited from 1993 to 1999. Mr. Chan holds a Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, a Master's Degree in Philosophy from the University of Tasmania, Australia, a Master's Degree in Electronic Commerce and Internet Technology and an MBA from the University of Hong Kong.

 
 

 

Nicolas Zhi Qi

Chief Financial Officer

 

Nicolas Zhi Qi joined Bona in April 2011 and was named financial controller later that year. He has grown with the Company during the past three years and made major contributions to the Company, playing a critical role in accomplishing strategic investments from News Corporation and Fosun Group, as well as making significant contributions to the establishment of the Bona Film Fund. Previously, Mr. Qi was a global senior internal auditor at SYNNEX Corporation, a multinational corporation, from 2008 to 2011. Prior to that, he was a senior associate in the Assurance and Business Advisory Services division of PricewaterhouseCoopers, Beijing Branch, from 2004 to 2008. Nicolas holds dual degrees in Law and Economics from Peking University. 

  
 
 

 

Hao Zhang

General Manager, Domestic Distribution

 

Hao Zhang has been the General Manager of our domestic distribution business since 2009. From 2005 to 2009, Mr. Zhang was the Executive Deputy Manager of our domestic distribution business. Before joining Bona, Mr. Zhang spent 18 years serving in a number of positions in distribution and film operations at the Xi'an Film Corporation and as Vice General Manager at the Xi'an Chang'an Cinema Chain. From 1982 through 1986, Mr. Zhang served in the air force of the People's Liberation Army.