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Pacific Links International Overview


Simply put, Pacific Links provides members with a premium golf experience through an innovative international membership structure focused on the Asian golfer. Pacific Links offers them access to the finest collection of high quality golf clubs in the world.

Since 2012, the Pacific Links Network of Affiliated and Reciprocal clubs now stands at over 486 properties located in 46 countries around the world. With a strong membership base continuing to grow in China, the recent expansion into other parts of Asia and the aggregated population of members from all the participating clubs, Pacific Links is now expanding the brand platform to encompass more than just golf. We are positioning Pacific Links International to be the preeminent Lifestyle portal for Asia’s HNW customer providing high demand travel itineraries inspired by golf but encompassing concierge services, flights, accommodations, local tourism experience and travel butler assistance.

In the next 5 years, PLI will further expand its international affiliate network to over 500 clubs in North America, Europe, Australia, Japan and the entire Southeast Asia.

In addition to the Chinese market, PLI has recently initiate membership sales programs targeting golf players in Taiwan and South Korea.

“Pacific Links Travel Experiences… Inspired by Golf”

Du Sha

Chairman

Du Sha, a Canadian citizen and one of China’s most well-known and respected business entrepreneurs, wholly owns Pacific Links International. Mr. Du serves as Chairman of PLI and is highly involved in creating and overseeing the company’s strategy.

A former acclaimed Professor of Economics at the Nankai University; Mr. Du founded the HomeWorld Group in 1992, and built the company into two major retail chains comprising 97 superstores. He sold 17 of the home renovation stores to Home Depot, USA, 80 superstores to CRS, Hong Kong and related real estate in 17 cities to the Singapore Government in 2006. PLI owns a major 36-hole golf club in Tianjin, China and is currently transforming the property into a six star international golf club and spa, complemented by a high-end residential community.

Mr. Du has assembled an exceptional leadership team to help him execute the Pacific Links International business strategy, including:

Rudy Anderson

President, Pacific Links International

As the President of Pacific Links International, Mr. Anderson is responsible for global development initiatives and all company operating activities outside of China. He has held senior positions within the international private club, golf, and resort business with ClubCorp in the USA, China, South East Asia, Europe, and South Africa. Over the span of his career he has developed and managed world-class private golf and recreational clubs such as Firestone, Cordillera, and the Rajpruek Club (Bangkok) and he has transacted over $675 million in golf course assets. Mr. Anderson is a graduate of Siena College with B.S. in Finance.

Yue Wang

CEO, Pacific Links China Limited

Mr. Yue Wang serves as CEO of Pacific Links China Limited and Chairman of Tianjin Yangliuqing Golf Club since 2009. Prior to this, he was CEO of Orient Home, EVP of B&Q China and CEO of B&Q South China from 1999 to 2008; CEO of Tianjin Home World and Vice Chairman of Home World Group from 1993 to 1998; secretary-general of “Organizing Committee for Li Ning’s Farewell” organized by Mr. Du Sha and GM of Shanxi Commercial Property and GM of Li Ning Leather Goods from 1988 to 1992. He was lecturer of Economics at the Nankai University from 1985 to 1988, after he graduated from Nankai University with a BA in Economics and Master of Economics.

Richelle Nemeth

Vice President Marketing and Administration

Richelle is a Canadian Citizen who graduated from Ryerson University in 1983. She has claimed many successes in the Golf Industry in the fields of Marketing, Sales and Business Development over more than 25 years. Most notably with ClubLink Corporation from its inception in 1993 to 2011 with significant contributions made to the strategic development, marketing and sales of the ClubLink brand. For the last 7 + years Richelle has worked on the development, exposure and execution of the Pacific Links brand.

Lauren Wright

Director of Member Services

Lauren is responsible for the oversight of PLI’s Call Center as well as the growth and development of the company’s membership service programs. Lauren brings a wealth of sales, marketing and customer service experience to the company. Prior to joining PLI, Lauren spent over 30 years at United Airlines in a variety of management roles including sales, marketing, corporate training and concierge and customer service. She also gives back to the community through her participation on the board of the Children’s Discovery Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. Lauren is a graduate of the University of Portland with a B.A. in Education.

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