Ms. Song, aged 40, was appointed as our non-executive Director with effect from 16 June 2017. Ms. Song is also a member of the audit committee of the Company (the “Audit Committee”). She graduated from the Philosophy Department (哲學系) of Hebei University in Public Relation (公關專業) in 1997 and graduated from the Correspondence College of the Central School of Communist Party of China (中央黨校函授學院) in 2000, majoring in economic management (經濟管理專業). She completed a practical training course in real estate (實戰型房地產研修班) provided by Peking University in 2015. Ms. Song served as a senior management in other real estate companies for more than 15 years. She is currently a vice president of Orient Victory Real Estate Development Group Limited (東勝房地產開發集團有限公司), a company indirectly wholly-owned by Mr. Shi.
Mr. Zhao, aged 50, was appointed as our executive Director and chief executive officer with effect from 16 June 2017 and 15 July 2017, respectively. Mr. Zhao is also a member of our Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee. Mr. Zhao graduated from the Transportation Management and Engineering Department (運輸管理工程系) of Northern Jiaotong University (北方交通大學), majoring in traffic and transportation (交通運輸專業) in 1990. In 2004, Mr. Zhao obtained a master degree of Arts from Flinders University of South Australia in International Relations in Economy and Trade which were jointly offered by Nankai University (南開大學) and Flinders University of South Australia and graduated from Yanshan University (燕山大學) with a doctoral degree in management science and engineering (管理科學與工程) in 2014. Mr. Zhao was conferred the title of senior economist qualification in the PRC in 2002.
Mr. Zhao has extensive working experiences, including working as a staff member in Project Evaluation Division of Mechanical and Electrical Equipment Tendering Bureau of Hebei Province (河北省機電設備招標局項目評估處) from 1990 to 1992; staff member and senior staff member of the Traffic, Post and Telecommunications Division of Hebei Provincial Economic and Trade Commission (河北省經貿委交通郵電處) from 1992 to 1997; deputy director of Beijing office of Hebei Provincial Economic and Trade Commission (河北省經貿委北京辦事處) from 1997 to 1998; deputy director of Foreign Economic Relations Division of Hebei Provincial Economic and Trade Commission (河北省經貿委外經處) (“HPETC”) from 1998 to 2000; deputy director of the office of HPETC and director of Beijing office of HPETC from 2000 to 2001 successively; legal representative, executive director and general manager of Hebei Economic and Trade Investment Co., Ltd. (河北省經濟貿易投資有限公司) from 2001 to 2005 successively; legal representative, executive director, general manager and secretary of Party Committee of Hebei Information Industry Investment Co., Ltd. (河北省信息產業投資有限公司) from 2005 to 2009 successively. He was elected as the vice chairman of the tenth session of the committee of Hebei Youth League (河北省青年聯合會) in December 2009. From 2009 to 2014, Mr. Zhao worked in Hebei Construction & Investment Group Co., Ltd (河北建設投資集團有限責任公司) with last position as chairman and secretary for the Party Committee. He was also the chairman and president of Gaokang Capital Investment Management Co., Ltd (高康資本投資管理有限公司), a subsidiary of China Energy Conservation and Environmental Protection Group (中國節能環保集團) from 2014 to 2016. Mr. Zhao is currently a director and the president of China Culture Industry Investment Fund Management Co., Ltd (中國旅遊文化產業投資基金管理公司), a subsidiary of the Group. Mr. Zhao was a non-executive director of China Suntien Green Energy Corporation Limited, a company listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Stock Exchange”) (Stock Code: 00956), during the period from February 2010 to August 2014.