Mr. Ji Wei (吉為), aged 59, is an executive Director, the Chairman of the Company and the founder of the Group. Mr. Ji is responsible for the Group’s overall strategic planning and the formulation of corporate policies and has over 27 years of experience in management. Prior to founding the Group in 2000, Mr. Ji was a business manager of Hunan Province Minerals Import and Export Company (湖南省五金礦產進出口公司) between 1980 and 1985 and the import and export manager of Hunan International Economic Development (Group) Company (湖南省國際經濟開發(集團)公司) between 1985 and 1989. Mr. Ji was appointed as an executive Director with effect from 20 July 2004. Mr. Ji is also a director of Hunan Willfar Information Technology Co., Ltd. (湖南威遠信息技術有限公司) (“Hunan Willfar”) and Hunan Classic Investment Co., Ltd. (湖南經典投資有限公司) (“Hunan Classic”). Mr. Ji was appointed as a member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of Hunan Province in 2007. He was also awarded with the honourary titles of “Most Socially Responsible Entrepreneur”, “Most Caring Entrepreneur on Staff Development” and “Excellent Entrepreneur of Changsha Hi Tech Zone”.
Ms. Cao Zhao Hui (曹朝輝), aged 48, is an executive Director and the chief executive officer of the Company. Ms. Cao graduated from Hunan Commerce College in financial accounting and obtained a degree in Economics from the Hunan Financial and Economic College. Ms. Cao was employed as the director of finance with Hunan Weisheng Electronics Co., Ltd. (湖南威勝電子有限公司) (“Hunan Weisheng”) between 1998 and 2000. She joined the Group in 2000 and was the director of finance and the director of the general manager’s office from 2000 to 2003. She was appointed as a director of Changsha Weisheng Electronics Co., Ltd. (長沙威勝電子有限公司) (“Changsha Weisheng”) in March 2004 and as an executive Director in March 2005. Ms. Cao is also a director of each of Hunan Willfar, Weihua Property, Weizhong Machinery and Hunan Classic. Ms. Cao was appointed as the executive Director with effect from 3 March 2005. Ms. Cao was accredited the honor of “Woman Pioneer” and “Excellent Entrepreneur” of Changsha in 2005. Ms. Cao was appointed as a member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of Changsha in 2007 and she was awarded with several honourary titles such as “Woman Pioneer” and “Excellent Entrepreneur of Changsha Hi Tech Zone”.
Mr. Zeng Xin (曾辛), aged 45, is an executive Director and the vice president. Mr. Zeng graduated from the National University of Defense Technology with a degree in system engineering in 1992. During 1992 to 1993, he studied in the Qinghua University for a postgraduate degree programme. In 1995, Mr. Zeng obtained a master degree in engineering from the China Academy of Space Technology (中國空間技術研究院) and participated in several research projects in the China Academy of Space Technology (中國空間技術研究院) during his studies and after graduation. Mr. Zeng worked with Hunan Weisheng as a system engineer, vice-director of research, director of research and director of system between 1995 and 1999 and as the general manager with Hunan Willfar between 1999 and July 2004, and a director from December 1999 to January 2005. Mr. Zeng joined the Group in July 2004 and was appointed as an executive Director with effect from 1 September 2005.
Ms. Zheng Xiao Ping (鄭小平), aged 52, is an executive Director, the chief engineer and the director of quality control. Ms. Zheng graduated from the Taiyuan University of Technology with a degree in industrial automation. She obtained a master degree in engineering from the North China Institute of Technology. Between 1987 and 1988, Ms. Zheng was a teaching assistant at the Taiyuan University of Technology. She lectured at the Taiyuan University of Technology between 1988 and 1993 and was appointed as the research director of Hunan Weisheng from 1993 to 2000 being responsible for the research and development work. She joined the Group in 2000 and was responsible for the research and development work of the Company. Ms. Zheng was appointed as the executive Director with effect from 1 September 2005. Ms. Zheng was appointed as a director of Changsha Weisheng in March 2004 and an executive director in September 2005. Ms. Zheng was awarded the “Technical Expert with Outstanding Achievement” in 1998 and 2000 respectively by the Changsha High and New Technological Development Zone. Ms. Zheng was also awarded with various honourary titles such as “Individual with Advanced Technology Creation in Hunan”, “Excellent Entrepreneur of Changsha Hi Tech Zone”, “Excellent Management of Quality Control in Machinery (Automobile) Industry of Hubei Province” and “The Seventh Group of Outstanding Experts in Changsha”. Ms. Zheng is the spouse of Mr. Wang Xue Xin.
Mr. Tian Zhongping (田仲平) (‘‘Mr. Tian’’), age 37, is currently the Vice President and General Manager of the Overseas Sales Department of the Group. Mr. Tian joined the Group in 2002 from graduation. Mr. Tian had held positions as Development Engineer for firmware, Project Manager, Product Development Manager, Deputy Chief Engineer and Deputy General Manager of the Overseas Sales Department of the Group. Mr. Tian graduated from Xiangtan University (湘潭大學) with a Bachelor degree in Engineering in 2002, and obtained a Master degree in Control Engineering from Zhongnan University (中南大學) in 2008. During the period when he was a Development Engineer of the Group, Mr. Tian has obtained more than ten patents for products and technology
Mr. Kat Chit (吉喆), aged 32, is a non-executive director of the Company. Mr. Kat graduated from the University of British Columbia with a bachelor degree in economics in 2007. He has been the vice general manager of Hunan Jianhe Property Development Company Limited (湖南建和地產有限公司) since 2013. From 2007 to 2011, he was an executive of the equity capital markets division of Macquarie Group Limited.
Mr. Choi Wai Lung Edward (蔡偉龍), aged 47, is the chief financial officer and company secretary of the Company. Mr. Choi is a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants with over 21 years of experience in accounting, auditing and finance.
Mr. Hui Wing Kuen (許永權), aged 67, is an Australian by nationality. He has extensive financial and taxation experience in Hong Kong and Australia. He is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries and CPA Australia. He obtained his Master of Business Administration degree from the University of South Australia. Mr. Hui was previously an independent non-executive Director of the Company from September 2005 to May 2014. In respect of the present appointment, the Nomination Committee is satisfied with the independence of Mr. Hui. The Board considered that it would benefit greatly from the presence of Mr. Hui in view of his knowledge, experience and independent judgement.
Mr. Huang Jing (黃靖), age 59, is an academic with more than 20 years of experience in Political and China Studies. Mr. Huang is currently a Professor and Director of Centre on Asia and Globalisation at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore (‘‘NUS’’). Prior to joining the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Mr. Huang had taught at University of Utah, Stanford University and Harvard University. Mr. Huang had also been a senior research analyst at the Brookings Institution. Mr. Huang was the first Lee Foundation Chair Professor of US-China Relations at NUS. Mr. Huang is a Richard Von Weizsäcker Fellow from the Robert Bosch Stiftung, a Senior Overseas Economic Analyst for China’s Xinhua News Agency, a board member of the Fujitsu-JAIMS Foundation in Japan, a board member of the Advisory Board of the Center on China and Globalization, a member of the Advisory Board of European-House Ambrosetti, China, a member of the Steering Committee of the NUS Research Institute in Suzhou, and a member of the Global Agenda Council at the World Economic Forum. Mr. Huang graduated from Sichaun University with a Bachelor degree in English. He obtained his Master degree in History from Shanghai Fudan University, and his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Political Science from Harvard University. Mr. Huang is an independent non-executive director of Keppel Land Limited, a company listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX:K17).
Mr. Luan Wenpeng (欒文鵬), aged 51, graduated from the Qinghua University with a bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering in 1986, obtained a master’s degree in Power and Automation from the Tianjin University in 1989, and obtained a doctor’s degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom in 1999. Mr. Luan is a PEng in British Columbia, Canada, a senior member of IEEE and a member of CIGRE. He has been engaged in the works as well as the research of systematic planning of the electrical power system, smart power grids, smart metering infrastructure, distribution automation, data analysis, distributed energy resources integration, asset management etc. for more than 15 years. During the period from 2007 to 2012, he took full participation in the project demonstration, planning, tendering and implementation for and of the smart meter project of the BC Hydro in British Columbia, Canada, as a supervisor of the technology sector of smart metering infrastructure, covering the establishment of project standards, the design of the structure of advanced metering infrastructure, the selection of technical solution and the execution of implementation plan as well as the design and research and development of the advanced applications of smart meter data supporting the operation of power distribution system. Being familiar with the most up-to-date AMI solutions throughout North America and all around the world, Mr. Luan proactively participated in the application, data analysis and other works of the information security, computer network technology and communication technology of power communication networks and its control system in power sector. He was a member of various experts or working groups, namely EPRI ADA, IEEE DA Workgroup, IntelliGrid, Open-AMI, AMI-Sec, DV2010, NIST Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) TnD DEWG, PAP1 and PAP5. In January 2013, as a distinguished expert of state level for the central government’s ‘‘1000 PLAN’’, he was employed by the State Grid to engage in the research and development of smart power transformation, distribution and utilization. Mr. Luan is currently a chief expert in smart metering of the China Electric Power Research Institute, an international convenor of the IEC systems evaluation group of non-conventional distribution networks/ microgrids (SEG6), the chairman of the IEEE working group for microgrids planning and design (IEEE 2030.9 WG), who acts as a technical expert in numerous international professional organizations on behalf of Chinese authorities.
Mr. Cheng Shi Jie (程時杰), aged 70, an independent non-executive director of the Company. Mr. Cheng graduated from the Xi'an Jiaotong University with a bachelor degree in electronic engineering in 1967, the Huazhong University of Science and Technology with a master degree in electrical engineering in 1981 and the University of Calgary, Canada with a doctoral degree in philosophy in 1986, respectively. He has been a professor in the Huazhong University of Science and Technology since 1991 and a visiting professor in the Nanyang Technological University in 1995 and 1996. Mr. Cheng was granted the qualification of doctoral tutor by the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council in 1993 and was elected as an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (美國電子電氣工程師協會) in 2007 and 2010 respectively.
Listed Date 19 Dec 2005
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