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Directors and Executive Officers 
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Benny Lee

Founder and Chief Business Consultant

Benny founded the company in 1987 in Hong Kong and lead the company for the last 35 years as a specialist solution and service provider primarily in retail industry, Benny is highly respected for his leadership skills and acclaimed for his vision and expertise in transforming and reinventing companies for sustainable and profitable growth.

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Calinda Lee

Director and Group CEO

Ms. Lee joined the Company in 2018 as Group Chief Executive Officer of Company’s operating subsidiaries. She is now in charge of the overall operations and financial management of the Group. Prior to the joining the Company, she worked in a manufacturing company for over 6 years in the position of chief operating officer. Before that, she worked for TAP Investments Group Limited companies (“TAP Group”) for over 15 years before they were acquired by the Company. She held various management positions in TAP Group and possesses over 20 years of experience in the IT industry with in-depth knowledge in Frontend and Backend Retail Solution. Before joining the Company and the TAP Group, she started her career in International/Local certified public accounting firms in the aspect of Auditing, Company Secretarial and Taxation Consultancy. She holds an MBA in Finance and she is an associate member of CPA Australia, a professional association.

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Kenneth Tan

Director and CEO (Greater China)

Prior to his appointment as Chief Executive Officer and President of VEII, Mr. Tan was the President, Sales for Value Exchange International Limited (“VEI”), a related company of VEI CHN, and was responsible to sales for the Asia Pacific region. Before taking up the appointment in VEI, Mr. Tan was the Vice President, Sales of PCCW Solutions since 2003. He has more than 25 years of experience in the IT industries and had held key sales management positions in IBM, Oracle and EDS. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Hong Kong.

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Vincent Lum

Director and Group Chief Operating Officer

Joined the Company in May 2021 as an non-executive director of Company. Mr. Lum currently is the President of Digital Group of Document Security Systems, Inc. (“DSS”), a New York Stock Exchange listed company and the President of DSS Asia, a subsidiary of DSS. Mr. Lum is responsible for profit and loss, long term development of DSS’ digital product division and the Asia Pacific operations of DSS. Mr. Lum is also Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of GigWorld, Inc. Mr. Lum has served as a member of the GigWorld, Inc. Board of Directors since June of 2015.  Mr. Lum served as Chief Technology Officer (“CTO”) of GigWorld, Inc. from June of 2015 until June of 2017.  In June of 2017, GigWorld, Inc. appointed Mr. Lum Kan Fai as the it Chief Executive Officer and President, and Mr. Lum resigned as its Chief Technology Officer.   In December of 2017, Mr. Lum Kan Fai resigned as GigWorld, Inc.’s chief executive officer and President and was appointed as its Vice Chairman of the Company’s Board of Directors. Effective as of March 7, 2023, the registrant changed its name from “GigWorld Inc.” to “Hapi Metaverse Inc.” Previously, Mr. Lum held senior management positions with Vitop Holding, a HK listed company, York International (Now Johnson Controls), Apple, Inc. and Datacraft Asia. Mr. Lum graduated from the University of Essex (UK) in 1985, with a first class honor degree in Computer and Communication Engineering.

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Channing Au

Group Chief Financial Officer

Channing Au joined Value Exchange Int’l (China) Limited, a subsidiary of the Company, as the Chief Financial Officer in August 2015. On November 5, 2015, Mr. Au was appointed as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of VEII. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Au served as an Audit Manager at Crowe Horwath (HK) CPA Limited since 2010. Prior to that, he worked for CPA firms including KPMG Hong Kong and BDO Limited. Mr. Au has over 10 years extensive experience in provision of audit and consultancy services with clientele varies from unlisted entrepreneurs to companies listed in the United States and Hong Kong. Mr. Au is a member of CPA Australia, and obtained his Master’s Degree in Finance and Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

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Chan Heng Fai

Director

Mr. Chan Mr. Chan is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Alset EHome International Inc., and is personally and through an entity the largest shareholder of Alset EHome International Inc. Mr. Chan is also the Executive Chairman of GigWorld, Inc. GigWorld, Inc.’s majority shareholder was Alset International Limited. Effective as of August 30, 2022, Alset International Limited sold 505,341,376 shares of GigWorld, Inc.’s common stock to Alset EHome International Inc. for $1,500,000. Alset International Limited’s majority shareholder is Alset EHome International Inc. Mr. Chan is personally and through an entity he controls the largest shareholder of Alset EHome International Inc. Mr. Chan is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Alset International Limited. Mr. Chan has served as a Director of GigWorld. Inc. since October 23, 2014, as its Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors since December 1, 2017, and its Acting Chief Executive Officer from August 8, 2018 until September 1, 2019. Mr. Chan previously served as GigWorld, Inc.’s Chief Executive Officer from December 31, 2014 until June 21, 2017. Effective as of March 7, 2023, GigWorld, Inc. changed its name from “GigWorld Inc.” to “Hapi Metaverse Inc.” Mr. Chan has served as a member of the Board of Directors of LiquidValue Development Inc. since January 10, 2017, and has served as Co-Chief Executive Officer of LiquidValue Development Inc. since December 29, 2017.  He has served as a non-executive director of DSS, Inc., an NYSE listed company, since January 2017 and as Chairman of the Board of DSS, Inc. since March of 2019. Mr. Chan has also served as a non-executive director of Holista CollTech Ltd., an ASX listed company, since July 2013. Mr. Chan has served as a director of OptimumBank Holdings, Inc. and Optimum Bank since June 2018.

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Robert Trapp

Director

Joined the Company in April 2022 as an non-executive directors of Company. Mr. Trapp currently is the Chief Executive Officer of BMI Capital International LLC, a FINRA broker-dealer, a position he has held since June 2015. Mr. Trapp has 38 years of cross-cultural business experience with both public and privately-owned companies in Asia, the United States and Canada, in a diverse range of industries including hospitality, finance, property, mining, software, biotech and consumer goods.

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Frankie Wong

Director

Joined the Company in April 2022 as an non-executive directors of Company. Mr. Wong has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Alset EHome International Inc. and Alset Capital Acquisition Corp. since November 2021 and January 2022 respectively, the shares of which are listed on NASDAQ. Mr. Wong has served as an independent non-executive director of Alset International Limited since June 2017, the shares of which are listed on the Catalist Board of Singapore Stock Exchange. He was an independent non-executive director of SMI Holdings Group Limited from April 2017 to December 2020, the shares of which were listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited and was an independent non-executive director of SMI Culture & Travel Group Holdings Limited from December 2019 to November 2020, the shares of which are listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited.

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Aston Wong

Director

Joined the Company in April 2022 as an non-executive directors of Company. Mr. Wong is a Certified Public Accountant admitted to practice in Hong Kong. Mr. Wong has served as the sole proprietor of Aston CPA and Associates, a registered certified public accounting firm. Mr. Wong has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Alset Capital Acquisition Corp. since January 2022. He has been an independent non-executive director of Alset International since January 2017. Mr. Wong has been an independent non-executive director of Roma Group Limited, a valuation and technical advisory firm, since March 2016, and has served as an independent non-executive director of Lerthai Group Limited, a property, investment, management and development company, since December 2018.

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Bella Tsang

Director

Prior to her appointment as President of Marketing on April 2012 of Sino Payments, Inc., Ms. TSANG had been working as Marketing Manager of TAP Services (HK) Limited in Hong Kong since 2003 and was responsible for marketing of its solutions to various retailers in the Greater China and the Asia Pacific markets.


Ms. TSANG holds a Diploma of Marketing from the Institute of Marketing. She was responsible for organizing training to all level of
professional staff in Ernst & Whinney (now Ernst & Young, an international accountancy, auditing and consulting firm) in 1987.

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