Mr. Zhao Tianyang, was appointed an Executive Director and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company on 6 January 2018 and is also a member and the chairman of each of the Executive Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Company. He holds a Bachelor degree in science and a Master degree in economics from Peking University and an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business. Mr. Zhao joined Shougang Group Co., Ltd. in December 2011. He is a deputy general manager of Shougang Group Co., Ltd., a director of Shougang Holding (Hong Kong) Limited, and a director and the general manager of Beijing Shougang Fund Co., Ltd.. Mr. Zhao worked in The China Securities Regulatory Commission, Beijing Municipal Commission of Development and Reform and Peking University. He has extensive experience in company operation and management, investment and capital operation.
Mr. Xu Liang, was appointed as an Executive Director of the Company on 21 May 2018 and is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Company. He graduated from Fudan University with a Bachelor degree in Statistics and obtained a Master degree in Business Administration from Tsinghua University and is a senior accountant. Mr. Xu joined the group of Shougang Group Co., Ltd. in 1988 and held various senior positions. He is the managing director of Shougang Holding (Hong Kong) Limited. Mr. Xu has extensive experience in management.
Mr. Li Wei, was appointed as President of the Company on 9 July 2020,and was appointed as an Executive Director of the Company on 22 May 2020 and is also a member of each of the Executive Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Company. Mr. Li obtained a Bachelor degree in Agriculture from Beijing University of Agriculture in 1997 and a Master degree in Management from Renmin University of China in 2008 and is a senior political worker and an economist. Mr. Li is a director and the general manager of Beijing Shouda Huihe Enterprise Services Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of the Company, and was the president of regional development and service group of Beijing Shougang Fund Co., Ltd.. Prior to joining Beijing Shougang Fund Co., Ltd., Mr. Li held various important positions in various departments of Beijing Municipal Committee of the Communist Youth League and held senior positions in Beijing International Technical Cooperation Center.
Ms. Zhang Meng, was appointed as an Executive Director of the Company on 22 May 2020 and is also a member the Executive Committee of the Company. She obtained a Bachelor degree in Laws from China University of Political Science and Law in 2003 and a Master degree in Laws from University of Tübingen in 2008. Ms. Zhang is a director and the general manager of Jingji Tiancheng (Beijing) Fund Management Co., Ltd., and was a Deputy General Manager of the Company, the controller of risk control department of Beijing Jingxi Venture Capital Fund Management Co., Ltd. and the controller of risk management department of Beijing Shougang Fund Co., Ltd.. Both Jingji Tiancheng (Beijing) Fund Management Co., Ltd. and Beijing Jingxi Venture Capital Fund Management Co., Ltd. are principal subsidiaries of the Company engaging in management of private fund. Prior to joining the Group and Beijing Shougang Fund Co., Ltd., Ms. Zhang was a solicitor in Beijing Jia Yuan Law Firm where she participated in a number of mega projects involving mergers and acquisitions, listing, financing, fund raising and capital restructuring activities.
Mr. Liu Jingwei, was appointed as a Non-executive Director of the Company on 6 January 2018 and is also a member of the Audit Committee of the Company. He graduated from the School of Economics of Beijing Forestry University in 1989 and from Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance with a Master degree in 2016. Mr. Liu is a PRC Certified Public Accountant. He currently serves as a senior partner of Shinewing Certified Public Accountants and is an external director of Shougang Group. Mr. Liu is also an independent non-executive director of each of China Nonferrous Mining Corporation Limited and AVIC Joy Holdings (HK) Limited, both are listed on the Stock Exchange, an independent director of Shanghai Yaohua Pilkington Glass Group Co., Ltd., a company listed on Shanghai Stock Exchange, and an independent director of each of Guiyang Longmaster Information & Technology Co., Ltd. and BeiJing StarNeto Technology Co., Ltd., both are listed on Shenzhen Stock Exchange.
Mr. Ho Gilbert Chi Hang, was appointed as a Nonexecutive Director of the Company on 21 May 2018 and is also a member of the Audit Committee of the Company. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Bachelor of Laws degree from University of Sydney, Australia and was admitted as a solicitor in New South Wales, Australia and England and Wales and as a solicitor and barrister in the High Court of Australia. Mr. Ho is also a fellow member of CPA Australia. He is a committee member of the Industry Advisory Committee of Insurance Authority, Deputy Chairperson of CPA Australia Greater Bay Area Committee, a member of the China Committee of Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, a committee member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of Shenyang, a standing committee member of the Youth Federation of Inner Mongolia and a vice chairman of Inner Mongolia & Hong Kong Youth Exchange Association. Mr. Ho is an executive director of NWS Holdings Limited, a substantial shareholder of the Company, a non-executive director of Wai Kee Holdings Limited and an independent non-executive director of each of Kam Hing International Holdings Limited and Asia Allied Infrastructure Holdings Limited, all being listed on the Stock Exchange. He was the senior investment director of New World Development Company Limited, a substantial shareholder of the Company and a company listed on the Stock Exchange, and an executive director of New World Strategic Investment Limited. Mr. Ho was also a partner of an international law firm Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP. He was an independent nonexecutive director of Hailiang International Holdings Limited (resigned on 1 September 2020), which is listed on the Stock Exchange. Mr. Ho has extensive experience in the area of corporate management, investments, corporate finance, merger and acquisition transactions and international brand and retail management.
Mr. Li Hao, was appointed as a Non-executive Director of the Company on 27 September 2018. He holds a Bachelor degree from Dalian University of Technology and a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from Waseda University, Japan. Mr. LI has been with ORIX Corporation (a substantial shareholder of the Company) since October 2007. He is currently the operating officer, deputy head of East Asia Business Headquarters and managing director of Greater China Group at ORIX. Mr. Li also serves as the director and president of each of ORIX (China) Investment Company Limited and ORIX Asia Capital Limited.
Dr. Zhao Xianming ，was appointed as a Nonexecutive Director of the Company on 28 May 2021 and is also a member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company. Dr. Zhao obtained a Bachelor degree, a Master degree and a Doctorate degree in Communication Engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology (“HIT”). With the support of the Municipal Government of Beijing, Dr. Zhao founded Beijing Hongshan Information Technology Research Institute Company Limited (北京紅山信息科技研究院有限公 司) in 2018 which focuses on researching and developing 5G related chip devices, 5G dedicated communication systems, middle stations of telecommunications network big data and 5G converged video systems, etc. He is a chair professor and the dean of the Institute of Future Information Technology of HIT. Dr. Zhao is a member of the National Spectrum Strategic Planning Expert Advisory Committee (國家頻譜戰略規劃專家諮詢委員會). Dr. Zhao was an executive director and the president of ZTE Corporation (“ZTE”) (resigned on 29 June 2018), a company listed on the Stock Exchange. He worked in ZTE for about 20 years and had held various key positions, such as general product manager, general manager of CDMA division, senior vice president and president of wireless product division, executive vice president, chief technology officer, executive director and president, etc. Dr. Zhao has more than 24 years of experience in the telecommunications industry and management. Dr. Zhao was awarded numerous prizes related to communications engineering during the years of 2001 to 2016.
Dr. Wang Xin, was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company on 18 May 2018 and, is also a member and the chairman of the Audit Committee of the Company and a member of each of the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee of the Company. He received his Ph.D. degree in Accounting from Duke University in 2006 and obtained a Bachelor degree and a Master degree in Accounting from Tsinghua University in 1999 and 2001 respectively. Dr. Wang is a CPA of CPA Australia. He is a professor of accounting at the Faculty of Business and Economics, The University of Hong Kong (“HKU”). Dr. Wang joined HKU in 2011 and was awarded a tenured position by HKU for his excellent academic performance in 2014. Before he joined HKU, Dr. Wang worked at The Chinese University of Hong Kong from 2006 to 2011. He has research interests in the fields of executive compensation, financial disclosure quality, corporate governance and insider trading. Dr. Wang’s papers were published on various world leading academic journals, such as Journal of Accounting and Economics, The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research and Review of Accounting Studies. Dr. Wang has teaching experience in several accounting courses, including Introductory Financial Accounting, Intermediate Financial Accounting I and II, and Management Accounting. He also teaches (as one of coinstructors) the Ph.D. course of Research Methods for Business Studies. Dr. Wang was an independent non-executive director of China First Chemical Holdings Limited (resigned on 15 August 2018), a company listed on the Stock Exchange.
Mr. Choi Fan Keung Vic, was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company on 18 May 2018 and is also a member of each of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee of the Company. He obtained a Bachelor degree, Postgraduate Certificate and a Master degree in Laws from HKU in 1997, 1998 and 2001 respectively. Mr. Choi is a solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong. He also serves as a consultant of Howse Williams and the general counsel of Atlantis Investment Management Limited. Mr. Choi served as deputy head of compliance, area compliance officer in China and head of compliance with HSBC Bank (China) Co. Ltd., where he managed over 160 compliance officers and was responsible for regulatory compliance and prevention and control of financial crime in over 60 cities in China. He worked at Clifford Chance and Herbert Smith and was specialised in compliance, anti-money laundering, antifraud and corporate finance and other advisory work. Mr. Choi served in the Hong Kong Police Force and was a senior inspector. He has over 30 years of experience in compliance management, prevention and control of commercial crime and investigation, and has extensive experience in legal practice and, crime investigation and prosecution.
Mr. Deng Yougao, was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company on 18 May 2018 and is also a member of each of the Audit Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Company. He obtained a Master degree in Business Economics from Institute of Finance and Economics of Jiangxi（江西財經學院, now known as Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics）in 1994 and a Bachelor degree in Shipbuilding Engineering from Harbin Shipbuilding Engineering Institute（哈爾濱船舶工程學院, now known as Harbin Engineering University）in 1988. Mr. Deng is the chairman of the board and the general manager of Shenzhen City Weishi Chengzhang Investment Management Co., Ltd.（深 圳市唯實成長投資管理有限公司）, the chairman of Shenzhen Henggu Nano Technology Co. Ltd.（深圳恆固納米科技有限公 司）(formerly known as Shenzhen Henggu Anticorrosion Nano Technology Co., Ltd.（深圳恆固防腐納米科技有限公司）), the chairman of Shengshi Henggu (Holdings) Co. Ltd.（盛世恆固（控 股）有限公司）, the managing partner of Shengshi Henggu (Shenzhen) Administrative Center (Limited Partnership)（盛世 恆固（深圳）管理中心（有限合夥）) and the managing partner of Henggu Shengshi (Shenzhen) Administrative Center（恆固 盛世（深圳）管理中心）and a supervisor of Shanghai Tiantan Nano Technology Co., Ltd.（上海天壇納米科技有限公司）. He is also an independent non-executive director of Success Dragon International Holdings Limited, a company listed on the Stock Exchange. Mr. Deng has numerous experiences in different roles in various companies in different industries.
Ms Zhang Quanling, was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company on 6 January 2018 and is also a member and the chairlady of the Remuneration Committee of the Company and a member of each of the Audit Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Company She holds a Bachelor degree in Arts Ms Zhang joined China Central Television in 1997 and has hosted the famous programmes such as “Oriental Horizon” and “Focus Interview” She participated in numerous news live coverage and was awarded the “Golden Microphone Awards”, the “Golden Eagle Awards”, the “Fan Changjiang Journalism Award”, the most prestigious journalism award in China, and the 19th “Top Ten Outstanding Chinese Youths” Ms Zhang is the founding partner of Ziniu Fund（紫牛基金）and the chairlady of Cool Youth (Tianjin) Culture Communication Co , Ltd （酷得少年（天津）文化傳播有限公司） She has extensive experience in news media, brand building an.
Ms. Zhuge Wenjing, was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company on 28 May 2021 and is also a member of the Audit Committee of the Company. Ms. Zhuge obtained a Bachelor degree from Renmin University of China and a Master of Business Administration degree from each of the Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University in the United States and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology School respectively. She is currently a director of GLP China Holdings Limited (“GLP”) which is a public limited company incorporated in Hong Kong, an executive vice chairman of GLP China, the chairman of GLP Finance, and the chairman and president of GLP Capital, who is responsible for strategic planning, investment and financing, legal affairs, internal audit and human resources management in China. Ms. Zhuge is also responsible for the business planning and overall operation of GLP Finance and GLP Capital. She has served as the co-president and chief financial officer of GLP China responsible for fund management, capital allocation, mergers and acquisitions and strategic cooperation in China, as well as financial and human resources management. Prior to joining GLP, Ms. Zhuge worked in Morgan Stanley Asset Management Company and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and was a director of Shenzhen New Nanshan Holding (Group) Co., Ltd (resigned on 9 August 2019), a company listed on Shenzhen Stock Exchange.
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