Board of Directors
Our board of directors is comprised of experienced businessmen with unique backgrounds and skill sets. Their purpose is to oversee management and operations activities, as well as represent and protect the interests of shareholders.
Randall A. Mason
Mr. Mason has been a director of the Company since May 2003 and has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors since March 2006. Mr. Mason founded and has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Marden Rehabilitation Associates, Inc. since 1989. Marden Rehabilitation Associates, Inc. is a private, Midwest U.S. ancillary provider of rehabilitative therapy services and home healthcare. Mr. Mason has a bachelor degree in chemical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.
Brunde E. Broady
Ms. Broady was elected to service as a director of the Company in May 2021. She has since 2010 served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Broady Health Sciences, LLC, a health science product development company. In addition, Ms. Broady has since September 2019 served as a consultant to Management Controls, Inc. (“MCI”), which provides software technology for contractor management, and from May 2017 through May 2020 served as a consultant to SoloProtect US, LLC (“SoloProtect”), which provides technologies to monitor worker safety. Ms. Broady’s consulting responsibilities for MCI and SoloProtect involve reviewing the business performance and making investment decisions with respect to such companies. Ms. Broady has since October 2019 also served as a director of Neurodon Corporation, a privately-held company that develops disease-modifying drugs for neurodegeneration, diabetes, and other life-threatening diseases. Ms. Broady has over a number of years participated in a family-controlled venture firm that has invested in both start-up and mature companies in a variety of industries, including nutraceuticals, software, technology and biopharma. Ms. Broady has a bachelor degree in finance from Southern Methodist University and an MBA from Yale University.
Mr. Sharng was appointed President of Natural Health Trends in February 2007. He is responsible for overseeing operations and providing expertise and guidance that is consistent with NHT’s mission and core values. He previously served as Executive Vice President and CFO of Natural Health Trends from August 2004 to February 2007, and during that time he also performed functions of the principal executive officer. Prior to Natural Health Trends, Mr. Sharng held management positions at NorthPole Limited as CFO, Ultrak Inc. as Senior Vice President and CFO, and Mattel, Inc. as Vice President of International Finance. Mr. Sharng holds an MBA from Columbia University and received his bachelor’s degree from National Taiwan University.
Yiu Tung Chan
Mr. Chan, age 55, has been a director of the Company since December 2015. Since July 2016 he served as the Corporate Secretary for Shen You Holdings Ltd. (SEHK: 8377) and effective February 2020 Mr. Chan was also appointed an Executive Director of Shen You Holdings Ltd. Shen You Holdings Ltd. is an investment holding company. Mr. Chan served as a self-employed business and tax advisor from December 2015 to February 2020. Mr. Chan served as a Partner in Grant Thornton’s Tax and Business Advisory group in Guangzhou, China from October 2012 to October 2015, and from 2002 to 2011 served in several senior positions with both Ernst & Young (including Tax Director and Partner from June 2006 to December 2011) and PricewaterhouseCoopers, also located in Guangzhou, China. Mr. Chan served as Director of Investment and Planning from July to September 2012 for Blue Ocean Corporation Limited, which provides business and tax advisory services to foreign companies investing in China and Chinese companies investing overseas.
Ching C. Wong
Dr. Wong served as a consultant to the Company from 2016 until immediately prior to his election as a director, and was also an employee of the Company from 2004 to 2007 and 2009 to 2010. Dr. Wong served as Corporate Controller from 2000 to 2004 for North Pole Limited, a Hong Kong-based manufacturing and trading company of outdoor consumer goods and also held several senior Asia regional positions for two US publicly-held companies. Dr. Wong obtained a PhD in Marketing Management from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE) in 2011 and a law degree from Tsinghua University, Beijing in 2006. Dr. Wong is a current fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK.