Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Manwaring, aged 38, will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the business and operations of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Manwaring spent nearly 10 years with Creative Artists Agency (“CAA”), a well-known talent agency, in various roles, including as Head of Media Finance (Asia) from January 2020 to December 2022, Head of Motion Pictures China from January 2018 to December 2020, and as an agent from January 2013 to December 2018. Mr. Manwaring was the founder of AF Design, an auto parts business for luxury cars which was closed in January 2013, from October 2011 to December 2012. Mr. Manwaring was also a Senior Financial Analyst of China Hydroelectric Corporation (NYSE: CHC) from October 2008 to October 2011 and a Financial Analyst of Friedland Capital Inc. from May 2007 to October 2008. Mr. Manwaring graduated from the University of Florida, the United States, with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and a Bachelor of Arts in Chinese Language and Culture, in May 2008. Mr. Manwaring has been based in China since 2006 and is fluent in Mandarin. He also took Chinese courses at Tsinghua University in China.