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Executive Directors
 
Mr. Xie Shikang

Mr. Xie Shikang (謝世康) aged 51, senior economist, currently the secretary of the CPC Committee of the Company, the chairman, an executive Director, the chairman of the Strategy and Investment Committee and the chairman of Nomination Committee of the fifth session of the Board of the Company. Mr. Xie joined the Group since 2016. Mr. Xie graduated from Chongqing Normal University in 1992. His final academic degree obtained in 2005 was the postgraduate diploma in Master of Business Administration from Chongqing University School of Economics and Business Administration. From July 1992 to August 1998, Mr. Xie worked as a secretary in China South Industry Group Corporation Southwest Division* and after that, he joined the former Changan Automobile (Group) Company Limited Liability* and served as the deputy director of Corporate Office, the deputy minister of the Customer Services Department, deputy general manager of the auto parts company, deputy general manager and the Party branch secretary of a joint venture company-Chongqing Changan Visteon Engine Control System Co., Ltd.* From 2009 to 2013, Mr. Xie worked in Changan Automobile (listed in Shenzhen Stock Exchange) as the head of the office and Party branch secretary, press spokesperson, the general manager of the High-end Limousine Sales Department, the minister of the High-end Limousine Overall Development Department, the head of the Strategic Planning Department and assistant general manager. From 21 May 2013 to 23 March 2016, Mr. Xie also served as the supervisor of Changan Automobile. Mr. Xie has extensive experience in strategic development planning, production and operation management and has been in a leadership position in leading enterprises in the automobile industry, thus he has enriched theoretical knowledge and working experiences in enterprise operation management and leading, development planning and customer services.

Mr. Chen Wenbo

Mr. Chen Wenbo (陳文波) aged 53, currently an executive Director of the fifth session of the Board. Mr. Chen joined the Group since December 2018. Mr. Chen graduated from Kunming Engineering College (now known as Kunming University of Science and Technology) in July 1987. Mr. Chen obtained a master’s degree in business administration in The Open University of Hong Kong in 2005. Mr. Chen joined Minsheng Shipping in December 1989 and assumed several important roles in Minsheng Shipping and its subsidiaries, including the deputy general manager of Minsheng Shipping, the manager of the Intermodal Department of Minsheng International Freight Forwarding Co., Ltd.*, and general manager of Minsheng Logistics Company Limited*. Mr. Chen is now the director, deputy general manager of Minsheng Shipping and the general manager of Minsheng Logistics Company Limited*. Mr. Chen has extensive experience in finished vehicle logistics and enterprise management.

Mr. William K Villalon

Mr. William K Villalon aged 71, an executive Director of the fifth session of the Board of the Company. He joined the Group since 2010. He has served for American President Lines/Logistics from 1984 to the present. His most recent appointment is president, APL Logistics since 1 January 2017. He is a seasoned executive with more than 35 years of experience in the global transportation and logistics industry. His immediate past roles were global vertical leader for the Automotive Vertical and Regional Leader for North America. Prior to these, he served in different positions for American President Lines/Logistics, mainly including vice president of Americas’ Logistics, vice president of American Consolidation Services, vice president of Global Marketing, vice president of Southeast Asia, vice president of Stacktrain Service and director of Stacktrain Marketing. Mr. William K Villalon served as general manager of Intermodal of Southern Pacific Railroad (subsequently merged into UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD) before 1984. Mr. Villalon holds an MBA in Finance from University of California, Berkeley and has a BA in Political Science from the Washington University, St. Louis.

Non-executive Directors
 
Mr. Chen Xiaodong

Mr. Chen Xiaodong (陳曉東) aged 59, an economist, currently a non-executive Director of the fifth session of the Board. Mr. Chen joined the Group since December 2018. Mr. Chen graduated from Sichuan Radio and TV University as a Chinese major and then went to study public economy in Party School for Chongqing municipal Party committee and received his master’s degree in 2009. Mr. Chen joined Minsheng Industrial in August 1986 and since then served in the roles of the head of the Corporate Planning Department, assistant to the president, and chief economist of Minsheng Industrial. In December 2009, Mr. Chen joined Minsheng Shipping, a subsidiary of Minsheng Industrial, and served as the chief economist, board secretary, assistant to the general manager & head of Corporate Planning Department. Mr. Chen is now the director, deputy general manager, board secretary & the head of Corporate Planning Department of Minsheng Shipping. Mr. Chen has rich experience in corporate operation and corporate economic management, etc.

Mr. Man Hin Wai Paul

Mr. Man Hin Wai Paul (文顯偉) aged 61, currently a non-executive Director of the fifth session of the Board of the Company. Mr. Man joined the Group since 2018. Mr. Man holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Western Ontario, Canada and a Diploma of Management Studies from Henley Management College in the United Kingdom. He is currently the Regional Vice President, North Asia of APLL, responsible for the APLL’s business in mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Japan and Korea. Prior to that, Mr. Man had been in various management roles for APLL across China, including senior director of International Logistics Services, and general manager of APLL in Central & North China. Mr. Man was named by China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing as the supply chain arena’s “Top Ten Elite of the Year in China’s Logistics”. Mr. Man is highly recognized in the industry for having both local expertise and international operation professionalism.

Mr. Xia Lijun

Mr. Xia Lijun (夏立軍) aged 44, currently a non-executive Director of the fifth session of the Board of the Company. Mr. Xia is the head of the General Office and Board Office of China Changan. Mr. Xia graduated from Chongqing University in 2000 majoring in welding technique and equipment and then went on to study in Beihang University from 2011 to 2014 and received his master’s degree in software engineering. From July 2000 to January 2012, Mr. Xia worked in Changan Automobile and served in serval roles such as the deputy general manager, executive director and director of business division in southern China region of Chongqing Changan Automobile Sales Company Limited (a subsidiary of Changan Automobile) and the head of Secretarial Services of Changan Automobile. Mr. Xia has worked in China Changan since January 2012 to the present, and during the period, Mr. Xia successively served in important positions such as the deputy general manager of General Management Department and then the deputy general manager of Capital Operations Department. In the meantime, Mr. Xia also served in many roles in Changan Automobile, such as the deputy general manager of the New Energy Automobile Business Department and the general manager of New Energy Automobile Sales Department of Changan Automobile, the deputy general manager of Chonqging Changan New Energy Automobile Technology Company Limited* (a subsidiary of Changan Automobile) and the general manager of its Sales Department, the executive director, general manager and legal representative of Nanjing Changan New Energy Automobile Sales Company Limited* (a subsidiary of Changan Automobile). Currently, Mr. Xia is a director of Hunan Tyen Machinery Co., Ltd. (a company listed in Shanghai Stock Exchange, Stock Code: 600698).

Independent Non-executive Directors
 
Mr. Chong Teck Sin

Mr. Chong Teck Sin (張鐵沁) aged 66, an independent non-executive Director, a member of Audit Committee, Nomination Committee, Remueration Committee, and Strategy and Investment Committee of the fifth session of the Board. Mr. Chong joined the Company as an independent non-executive director since 2005. Mr. Chong was the group managing director (commercial) of Seksun Corporation Limited (the “Seksun”), which was listed on the Singapore Stock Exchanges (the “SGX”), from 1999 until May 2004. Prior to his appointment at Seksun, he was the strategic development director for China of Glaxo Wellcome Asia Pacific Pte Ltd. and before that, the senior general manager of China-Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park Development Co., Ltd., the Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park developer. He was with the Singapore Economic Development Board from 1986 to 1989. From April 2004 to March 2010, Mr. Chong sat on the Board of the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) of the Ministry of Finance of Singapore. From 2005 to 2013, Mr. Chong sat as independent non-executive director of several public companies listed at SGX and Australian Stock Exchange (“ASX”) and also as non-executive director of several private companies including British American Tobacco (Singapore) Pte Ltd. From November 2008 to July 2010, Mr. Chong was also the board member of Singapore’s largest charitable organization called National Kidney Foundation Singapore. Currently, Mr. Chong is an independent non-executive director of the following public companies: SGX & ASX-listed Civmec Ltd. and its subsidiary Civmec Construction & Engineering Singapore Pte Ltd; SGX-listed InnoTek Ltd. and AIMS APAC Capital Industrial REIT Management Limited, Manager of the SGX-listed AIMS APAC Capital Industrial REIT. On 21 June 2019, Mr. Chong was appointed as a director of Ranhill Pte Ltd. (a private company registered in Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority of Singapore). Mr. Chong obtained a bachelor of engineering degree from the University of Tokyo in 1981, and subsequently a Master of Business Administration degree from the National University of Singapore.

Mr. Poon Chiu Kwok

Mr. Poon Chiu Kwok (潘昭國) aged 58, an independent non-executive Director, a member of the Audit Committee, the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee of the fifth session of the Board. Mr. Poon joined the Group since September 2011. Mr. Poon obtained a master’s degree in international accounting, a post-graduate diploma in laws, a bachelor’s degree in laws and a bachelor’s degree in business studies. He is a Fellow member of CPA Australia Ltd., The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators), and The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries and a member of its Mainland China Focus Group, Audit Committee and Technical Consultation Panel. He is also a Fellow member of Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute. Mr. Poon now serves as an executive director, vice president and company secretary of Huabao International Holdings Limited (a listed company in Hong Kong Stock Exchange) (Stock Code: 00336), an independent non-executive director of the following Hong Kong listed companies: Yuanda China Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 02789), Sunac China Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 01918), Sany Heavy Equipment International Holdings Company Limited (Stock Code: 00631), AUX International Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 02080), and Greentown Service Group Co. Ltd. (Stock Code: 02869), Jinchuan Group International Resources Co., Ltd. (Stock Code:02362), Honghua Group Limited (Stock Code: 00196) and Yanzhou Coal Mining Company Limited (Stock Code: 01171). From January 2018 to June 2018, Mr. Poon served as a non-executive director of Chong Kong Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 01609).

Mr. Jie Jing

Mr. Jie Jing (揭京) aged 53, an independent non-executive Director, the chairman of the Remuneration Committee, a member of each of the Strategy and Investment Committee, the Audit Committee and the Nomination Committee of the fifth session of the Board. Mr. Jie joined the Group since December 2012. Mr. Jie obtained a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Wuhan University of Technology in 1989, a Master of Engineering degree from Chongqing University in 1997 and a Doctor of Psychology degree from Southwest University in 2008. Mr. Jie currently serves as the head of Exploring Department, associate professor of Institute of Finance and Economics of Chongqing Jiaotong University. He is also a member and special grade lecturer of the China Business Manager Association, executive member of Chongqing Economics Association and member of the CPPCC of Nan’an District of Chongqing. Mr. Jie previously served as the general manager and legal representative of Hong Kong Jinhong International Trade Company, the general manager and legal representative of Chongqing Hongda Property Development Company Limited, senior strategic consultant of Chongqing Xiexin Group, senior partner of Xinhuaxin Management Consulting Company and the Assistant GM of Chongqing Jiulong Electric Power Co., Ltd. (a listed company in Shanghai Stock Exchange, Stock Code: 600292). Mr. Jie Jing has rich experience in supply chain management, logistics system optimization and corporate governance, etc.

Ms. Zhang Yun

Ms. Zhang Yun (張運) aged 55, an independent non-executive Director, a member of the Strategy and Investment Committee, the chairman of Audit Committee, a member of each of the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee of the fifth session of the Board. Ms. Zhang joined the Group since 2012. She obtained a Bachelor degree from Chongqing Jiaotong University in 1986 and a Master degree from Chongqing University in 1994. Ms. Zhang now serves as the professor and postgraduate instructor of the Economic and Management School of Chongqing Jiaotong University; drop and pull transportation expert of Ministry of Transport; member of the Academic Degrees Review Panel of the Ministry of Education; strategic decision consultant of road transportation industry of Chongqing Road Transportation Management Office; expert on city distribution of Chongqing Road Transportation Management Office; expert on uation of bid of Chongqing Road Projects Construction; and is among Chongqing’s first group of experts on social science and a member of the Express Industry Professional uation Panel of Chongqing municipal city. At the recommendation of the Ministry of Transport of the PRC and sponsored by the Germany government, Ms. Zhang studied logistics theories and practiced them in the TUD university, research organizations including TCAC and HPTI and logistics enterprise named KUEHNE & NAGEL in German. Ms. Zhang had been responsible for so many studies and researches including “Research on Chongqing’s Community Infrastructure Guarantee Capacity in Western Development Strategy” and “Optimization of Logistics in City’s Development” and had written many theses. Ms. Zhang has rich experience in logistics theory research, tactics making and personnel training, etc.

Supervisors
 
Mr. Wang Huaicheng

Mr. Wang Huaicheng (王懷成) aged 55, a senior engineer, a shareholder representative supervisor and Chairman of the fifth session of the Supervisory Committee. Mr. Wang joined the Group since 2018. Mr. Wang holds a Master’s degree in industrial engineering of Chongqing University. From August 1989 to January 2000, Mr. Wang worked in Pingshan Machinery Factory, a state-owned enterprise. From January 2000 to December 2000, Mr. Wang served as a deputy head of the one of the factories of Chongqing Dajiang Automobile General Factory. From January 2000 to August 2014, Mr. Wang served as the deputy general manager, general manager and director of Chongqing Dajiang Industry Co., Ltd.*, and the deputy general manager, general manager and director of Chongqing Dajiang Xinda Automobile Co., Ltd.*. From August 2014 to October 2014, Mr. Wang served as the chairman of the supervisory committee of Chongqing Changfeng Machinery Limited Liability Company*. From October 2014 to March 2016, Mr. Wang served as chairman of the supervisory committee of Hubei Huazhong Precision Instrument Factory*. From April 2016 to October 2017, Mr. Wang served as chairman of the supervisory committee of CDGM Glass Co., Ltd., supervisor of Chengdu Huachuan Electric Equipment Co., Ltd.* and supervisor of Yunnan Xiyi Industrial Co., Ltd. (a company listed on the SME board of Shenzhen Stock Exchange, Stock Code: 002265). Mr. Wang is currently the supervisor of Wanyou Automobile Investment Co., Ltd.* and the supervisor of Southwest Ordnance Industry Cooperation*.

Ms. Jin Jie

Ms. Jin Jie (金潔) aged 41, a shareholder representative supervisor of the fifth session of the Supervisory Committee. Ms. Jin joined the Group since 2018. She graduated from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics in 2001 and is a member of Associated Chartered Certified Accountant of UK. Ms. Jin was appointed Corporate Finance Director of APL Logistics since April 2018. In this role, her primary accountabilities include: consolidating group accounts, reengineered the group’s financial system, reviewing and developing product costing structures, group strategy, drive the group’s budget and forecast processes, operational risk, information system implementation and overseeing the departments staffing and recruitment activities. Prior to joining APL Logistics, she was working for TNT International Express (headquarter in Amsterdam) from 2005 to 2018 as the Regional Financial Controller with coverage spanning across Asia Pacific to Middle East regions. During her decade long stay in TNT International Express, she was responsible for financial performance reporting, planning, forecasting and budgeting. Ms. Jin is now based in Singapore.

Mr. Yang Gang

Mr. Yang Gang (楊剛) aged 44, a senior accountant. Mr. Yang's currently is a shareholder representative supervisor of the fifth session of the Supervisory Committee. Mr. Yang joined the Group since 2019. Mr. Yang graduated from Liaoning Technical University majoring in accounting. Mr. Yang joined Minsheng Shipping in July 2007 and has since then served in various important roles such as manager of the Financial Department in Guangzhou Branch of Minsheng Shipping, and Guangzhou Minsheng International Freight Co., Ltd.* (a subsidiary of Minsheng Shipping) and as the deputy general manager of Sichuan Minsheng International Freight Co., Ltd.*(a subsidiary of Minsheng Shipping). Mr. Yang now serves as the deputy director of Financial Department in Minsheng Shipping and as a supervisor of Sichuan Changhong Minsheng Co., Ltd.* (listed in National Equities Exchange and Quotations, Stock Code: 836237) and the deputy general manager of Minsheng Logistics Sichuan Co., Ltd.* (a subsidiary of Minsheng Shipping). Mr. Yang Gang has extensive experiences in accounting and financial management.

Mr. Yang Xunping

Mr. Yang Xunping (楊勛平) aged 55, assistant engineer, an employee representative supervisor of the fifth session of the Supervisory Committee of the Company. Mr. Yang graduated from Party Central School as an economy management major in 1987. After graduation, Mr. Yang went to work for former Changan Automobile (Group) Limited Liability Company* as a junior officer in the department responsible for Party discipline inspection and internal auditing. Mr. Yang later also served as the regional sales general manager and sales director in branches of Chongqing Changan Automobile Co., Ltd. (listed in Shenzhen Shenzhen Stock Exchange). Mr. Yang joined the Company in August 2007 and since then has held various positions within the Company such as project director of Finished Vehicles Business Department of the Company and general manager of Changan Minsheng (Shanghai) Supply Chain Co., Ltd., one of the wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Company. Mr. Yang is the director of the Discipline Inspection and Supervision Department / Audit and Legal Affairs Center of the Company, in charge of Party affairs inspection, internal auditing, risks management and legal affairs of the Company. Mr. Yang has extensive experience in business operation and management and internal auditing.

Ms. Deng Li

Ms. Deng Li (鄧莉) aged 51, accountant, an employee representative supervisor of the fifth session of the Supervisory Committee of the Company. Ms. Deng graduated from Chongqing University with a master’s degree. Ms. Deng worked in former Changan Automobile (Group) Company Liability Limited and was responsible for finance services including financial accounting, financial analysis and tax management. In July 2001, Ms. Deng joined the Company and worked as a manager and deputy director of Finance Department. Ms. Deng is now the deputy director of the Discipline Inspection and Supervision Department/ Audit and Legal Affairs Center of the Company, in charge of auditing and internal control, risk management and legal affairs. Ms. Deng has extensive experience in areas of finance management, tax management, auditing and legal affairs.

General Manager and Senior Management
 
Mr. Wan Nianyong

Mr. Wan Nianyong (萬年勇) aged 45, senior engineer, currently the general manager and deputy secretary of the CPC Committee of the Company. Mr. Wan Nianyong graduated from Shenyang Ligong University majoring in machinery electronic engineering and then obtained a master degree in project management from Chongqing University. Mr. Wan Nianyong joined Changan Automobile in July 2000 and served in various positions including deputy head of the manufacture logistics department of Changan Automobile, general manager, secretary of the CPC Committee and project supervisor of Heibei Changan Automoblie Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Changan Automobile. Mr. Wan Nianyong joined the Company in August 2018 and served as the deputy general manager of the Company and chairman of the Labor Union of the Company. Mr. Wan Nianyong has extensive experiences in enterprise production and operation and project management.

Mr. Ren Fei

Mr. Ren Fei (任飛) aged 47, accountant, currently the Chief Accountant and Board Secretary of the Company. Mr. Ren was born in 1974 and graduated from Chongqing University of Technology in 1997, majoring in computerized accounting. He also obtained a master’s degree from Beijing Institute of Technology, majoring in EMBA. From July 1997 to July 2004, Mr. Ren worked in the CSGC Southwest Division. From July 2004 to January 2012, Mr. Ren served as deputy head of Finance Department, deputy head of Financial Auditing Department, head of Financial Auditing Department of CSGC Southwest Division, and head of Finance Department of Southwest Ordnance Industry Corporation. From January 2012 to July 2020, Mr. Ren served as head of Financial Auditing Department, Chief Accountant and Director of Wanyou Automobile. Mr. Ren has extensive experience in finance, auditing and business management.

Ms. Ren Honglian

Ms. Ren Honglian (任紅蓮) aged 54, senior economist, currently the secretary of the Discipline Inspection Commission of the Company and chief compliance officer of the Company. Ms. Ren graduated from Sichuan Normal College. From July 1989 to July 1991, Ms. Ren worked at Sichuan Laioyuan Machinery Factory. From July 1991 to May 1996, Ms. Ren worked at Chengdu Xingguang Machinery Factory as a deputy director of the Company Office. From May 1996 to January 1999, Ms. Ren worked in Chengdu Xingguang Moulding Limited Company, first as head of the office and chairman of the labour union. From January 1999 to February 2005, Ms. Ren served as the deputy secretary of the CPC Committee, secretary of the Discipline Inspection Commission, deputy head, and chairman of the labour union in one of the subordinate companies of China South Industries Group Co., Ltd. From February 2005 to January 2010, Ms. Ren worked in China South Industry Group Corporation Southwest Division as the deputy director of the Reform Office. Then, Ms. Ren joined the Wanyou Automobile Investment Co., Ltd. (“Wanyou Automobile”) and served as the head of the New Business Department, head of the Discipline Inspection and Supervision Department, deputy secretary of the Discipline Inspection Commission and the head of Department of Party Affairs. Ms. Ren has enriched experiences in corporate clean governance, Party building and compliance management.

Mr. Chen Zhigang

Mr. Chen Zhigang (陳治剛) aged 57, the deputy general manager of the Company. Mr. Chen was born in March 1964, an economic engineer, holding an MBA. Mr. Chen joined Minsheng Industrial in 1992 and served as deputy director, director of Multi-Transportation Department, assistant general manager & manager of Multi-Transportation Department, deputy general manager and general manager of Minsheng International Cargo Transportation Agent Company Limited; deputy general manager & manager of Logistics Department of Minsheng Logistics Company Limited, etc. At the establishment of the Company, Mr. Chen had served as our deputy general manager and from 7 June 2011, Mr. Chen serves as the deputy general manager of the Company again. Mr. Chen is in charge of Supply Chain Business Department of the Company and the supervision of two of the Company’s subsidiaries, Shanghai Supply Chain and Hangzhou Changan Minsheng.

Mr. Wang Xiaofeng

Mr. Wang Xiaofeng (王小鋒) aged 44, joined the Group in May 2019 and currently serves as the general manager of the Company. Mr. Wang graduated from Chongqing University, holding a Bachelor’s degree in engineering and later obtained a Master’s degree also in engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University. From September 2001 to March 2003, Mr. Wang served as a headman in Guangdong Nikon Camera Co., Ltd.*. From March 2003 to November 2011, Mr. Wang worked in Avary Holding (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. (listed in Shenzhen Stock Exchange, Stock Code: 002938) as a Director of IE Division. From January 2012 to June 2013, Mr. Wang served as a general manager in charge of manufacturing in Henan Junding Electronic Technology Development Co., Ltd.*. From July 2013 to December 2013, Mr. Wang worked as a general manager in Henan Jishun Electronics Co., Ltd.*. From December 2013 to December 2016, Mr. Wang served in SF Express Co., Ltd. (renamed to S.F. Holding Co., Ltd. after a reverse merger and listed in Shenzhen Stock Exchange, Stock Code: 002352), working as a director in charge of vehicle management and deputy director in charge of engineering affairs. From December 2016 to June 2018, Mr. Wang served as a deputy general manager in Hunan Haokuaisheng Construction Technology Co., Ltd., which is a subsidiary of SNTO). From July 2018 to September 2018, Mr. Wang worked as a vice president of the supply chain center of Guangzhou Built-to-Last New Materials Co., Ltd.*. From October 2018 to April 2019, Mr. Wang served as a full-time consultant in Shenzhen Defu Zhida Technology Development Co., Ltd.* Mr. Wang is currently in charge of the Intelligent Logistics Promotion Center (Corporate Technology Center) and the Quality, Safety and Lean Management Department of the Company. Mr. Wang has enriched experience across industries.

Note: The information regarding Directors, Supervisors and senior management was up to 30 July 2021.

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