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Diguang International Development Co., Ltd. (BULLETIN BOARD: DGNG) ('Diguang'), an emerging, China-based leader in the manufacture of CCFL and LED backlights for the LCD display industry, announced the appointment of Mr. Dexter Fong as an Independent Director and a member of each of the Company's Compensation and Nominating Committees. Moreover, Mr. Fong has been appointed the Chairman of the Audit Committee with his service also as the Audit Committee financial expert as defined in Item 401(h)(2) of Regulation S-K.
Diguang International Appoints Independent Directors
SHENZHEN, China | Posted on August 9th, 2007
Additionally, the Company announced the appointment of Dr. Hoi S. Kwok as an Independent Director and a member of each of the Company's Audit and Nominating Committees. Mr. Kwok has also been appointed the Chairman of the Compensation Committee.
Mr. Fong is a Certified Public Accountant, and since December 2006 has served as the Executive Vice President for Corporate Development of Fuqi International, Inc. From January 2004 to November 2006, Mr. Fong served as the managing partner of Iceberg Financial Consultants, a financial advisory firm based in China that advises Chinese clients on raising capital in the United States. From March 2002 to March 2004, Mr. Fong served as Chief Financial Officer of Pacific Systems Control Technology, Inc. , a Chinese company listed on Nasdaq and later on OTC Bulletin Board.
From December 2001 to December 2003, Mr. Fong was the Chief Executive Officer of Holley Communications, a Chinese company engaged in CDMA chip and cell phone design. Mr. Fong currently serves as an independent director and audit committee member of Universal Technology Holdings Limited (HK Stock Code 8091), a Hong Kong public company, and as an independent director and chairman of the audit committee of Stone Mountain Resources, Inc., a U.S. public company (BULLETIN BOARD: SMOU) . Mr. Fong graduated from the Baptist University with a diploma in history in 1982. He has a MBA from the University of Nevada at Reno and a Masters in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne.
Dr. Kwok is the Dr. William Mong Endowed Chair Professor of Nanotechnology at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He has served as a consultant to numerous companies, and currently for Bona Fide Instruments, Ltd (Hong Kong), Integrated Microdisplays Limited (Hong Kong), and Himax Displays (Taiwan). He has founded four companies, the most recent being eLite Displays (Hong Kong) in 2004. He received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Northwestern University in 1973, and received his B.S. and Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Harvard University in 1974 and 1978, respectively.
Song Yi, Diguang's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "The Company believes that Mr. Dexter Fong and Mr. Hoi S. Kwok bring a great deal of experience in financial management. Moreover, their insights and experience will be of substantial value to Diguang as an emerging, China-based leader in manufacturing CCFL and LED backlights for the LCD display industry."
About Diguang International Development Co., Ltd.
Diguang, through its subsidiaries, specializes in the research, development, production, sale and distribution of backlights and backlight technologies. A backlight is the typical light source of a liquid crystal display (LCD). The Company is focused on providing LED and CCFL backlights for international producers of televisions, monitors, cellular phones, digital cameras, DVDs and other home appliances. Diguang currently develops an average of approximately 50 new products per month. Diguang is a Nevada corporation with its manufacturing subsidiary located in Shenzhen, PRC, and its sales and marketing subsidiary located in the British Virgin Islands.
Safe Harbor Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements made under the "safe harbor" provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward looking statements are statements that are not historical facts such as statements that we remain optimistic that the rollout of our exciting new computer monitor backlight products will gain traction in the coming months and that these new products will position us for high growth and gains in market share during 2007. Such forward-looking statements are based upon the current plans, estimates and projections of Diguang's management and are subject to risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from the forward looking statements. Therefore, you should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. The following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ from those set forth in the forward-looking statements: business conditions in China, weather and natural disasters, changing interpretations of generally accepted accounting principles; outcomes of government reviews; inquiries and investigations and related litigation; continued compliance with government regulations; legislation or regulatory environments, requirements or changes adversely affecting the businesses in which Diguang is engaged; fluctuations in customer demand; management of rapid growth; intensity of competition from other providers of backlights; timing approval and market acceptance of new products introduction; general economic conditions; geopolitical events and regulatory changes, as well as other relevant risks not included herein, including but not limited to risks outlined in the Company's periodic filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The information set forth herein should be read in light of such risks. Diguang does not assume any obligation to update the information contained in this press release.
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