Board of Directors and Senior Management  

Executive Directors Non-executive Directors Independent Non-executive Directors
   Mr. ZHANG Jian
(Chief Executive Officer)

   Mr. SUN Xinhu
   Ms. LI Hai Xia

   Mr. WANG Di (Chairman)
   Mr. WANG Yong

   Mr. LEUNG Shu Sun Sunny
   Mr. YU Kou
   Mr. LI Bangguang




 



Executive Directors
Mr. ZHANG Jian (Chief Executive Officer)

Mr. ZHANG Jian is our chief executive officer and executive director. He obtained his Bachelor of Engineering from Yanbian University*(延邊大學)in 2004 and Master of Engineering from Qilu University of Technology*(齊魯工業大學)in 2013. He joined the production department of Shandong Xiwang Sugar Company*(山東西王糖業有限公司)(“Xiwang Sugar”) from February 2004 to August 2004. From August 2004 to October 2014, he held several managerial positions including director of general manager office, manager of supply department, project manager, deputy managers and general managers within Xiwang Group and its subsidiaries, including Shangdong Xiwang Steel Co., Ltd.*(山東西王鋼鐵有限公司), Shandong Xiwang Biochemical Technology Co., Ltd.*(山東西王生化科技有限公司), Xiwang Sugar, Shandong Youhuo Fructose Co., Ltd.*(山東西王悠活果糖有限公司)and Xiwang Pharmaceutical Company Limited*(西王藥業有限公司). Since October 2014, he has been the general manager of Shangdong Xiwang Special Steel Company Limited*(山東西王特鋼有限公司)(“Shandong Xiwang Special Steel”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company.

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Mr. SUN Xinhu

Mr. SUN Xinhu is our executive director. Mr. Sun has been serving as vice general manager since he joined Xiwang Group Company Limited in March 2003. Mr. Sun earned his master’s degree in food science from Southern Yangtze University (江南大學) in July 2004 and bachelor’s degree in food science from Shandong Polytechnic University (山東輕工業學院) in July 1997. Mr. Sun was an executive director of Xiwang Property Holdings Company Limited (previously named Xiwang Sugar Holdings Company Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited under stock code 2088) since December 2008 and re-designated as a non-executive director on July 2012. Mr. Sun has also been a director of Xiwang Foodstuffs Company Limited (“Xiwang Foodstuffs”, a company listed on the Main Board of the Shenzhen Stock Exchange under stock code 000639) since 2010 and the vice chairman of the board of Xiwang Foodstuffs since June 2014. Mr. Sun was the secretary of the board of Xiwang Foodstuffs from 2010 to October 2013.

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Ms. LI Hai Xia

Ms. LI Hai Xia is our executive director. Ms. Li graduated from the Party School of the Central Committee of C.P.C*(中共中央黨校)with a bachelor degree in Economics and Management in 2009. She worked in Xiwang Sugar from December 2003 to July 2015, during which she was the finance manager from May 2013 to July 2015. She has been the deputy finance general manager of Shandong Xiwang Special Steel since August 2015.

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Non-executive Directors
Mr. WANG Di (Chairman)

Mr. WANG Di is our chairman and non-executive director. He was appointed as a non-executive director of the Company in November 2007. He is the son of Mr. WANG Yong. Mr. WANG has been serving as the head of branding of the Group since March 2010. He attended the bachelor’s degree course of Information Conflict from the Electronic Engineering Institute of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (中國人民解放軍電子工程學院) from 2001 to 2005. He joined Xiwang Group in August 2005 and has been in charge of the international trading business of Xiwang Group for more than seven years. Mr. WANG has been granted various awards and honours, including outstanding worker for enterprise education and training of Shandong Province of the PRC in 2006, labour model of Binzhou city of Shandong Province of the PRC, labour model of Shandong Province, the PRC and outstanding entrepreneur in food industry of Shandong Province of the PRC. Mr. WANG is director and the chairman of Xiwang Foodstuff. He was appointed as the executive director of Xiwang Sugar (renamed as Xiwang Property in September 2013) in November 2010 and the deputy chairman in July 2012, and was re-designated as the chairman and non-executive director on 15 July 2013.

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Mr. WANG Yong

Mr. WANG Yong is non-executive director. Mr. WANG is father of Mr. WANG Di, who is an non-executive director of the Company. Mr. WANG is one of the founders of the Group. As a non-executive director, Mr. WANG regularly attends the board meetings and is responsible for the strategic planning of the Group, but does not engage in the day-to-day management of the Group. Mr. WANG was the legal representative of Zouping County Xiwang Social Benefits Oil and Cotton Factory (鄒平縣西王社會福利油棉廠) from 1986 to 1992 and of Zouping County Xiwang Industrial Head Company (鄒平縣西王實業總公司) from 1993 to 1996. He was the managing director of Xiwang Group Company Limited (“Xiwang Group”, 西王集團有限公司) from 1996 to 2001. Mr. WANG has been the chairman of the board of directors of Xiwang Group since 2001. Mr. WANG has been assessed by Professional Position Evaluation Committee of Binzhou Non-Public Ownership Organisations (濱州市非公有制經濟組織專業技術職務評審委員會) as a senior economist and was appointed as the vice president of the third council of China Fermentation Industry Association (中國發酵工業協會) in December 2004. Mr. WANG received secondary education in the PRC.

Mr. WANG was awarded with several prizes and titles, including the National Advanced Worker in Quality Management of Township Enterprise (全國鄉鎮企業質量管理先進工作者) awarded by the Ministry of Agriculture of the PRC (中華人民共和國農業部) in 2000. Mr. WANG was awarded The National Labour Role Model (全國勞動模範) by the State Council in April 2000, the Fourth National Township Entrepreneur Award (第四屆全國鄉鎮企業家) and National Advanced Worker in Technological Progress of Township Enterprise of the Eighth Five-year Plan (「八五」全國鄉鎮企業科技進步先進工作者) awarded by the Ministry of Agriculture of the PRC in 2001.

Mr. WANG has several positions in listed companies. He was appointed as the chairman and the executive director of Xiwang Sugar Holdings Company Limited (“Xiwang Sugar”, a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (“Stock Exchange”) under stock code 2088 in December 2005, and was renamed as Xiwang Property Holdings Company Limited (“Xiwang Property”) in September 2013) in March 2005 and was re-designated as the deputy chairman and non-executive director from 15 July 2013. He is also a director of Xiwang Foodstuffs Company Limited (“Xiwang Foodstuffs”, a company publicly listed on the Main Board of the Shenzhen Stock Exchange under stock code 000639 since February 2010 and is effectively held as to 52.08% by Xiwang Group).

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Independent Non-executive Directors
Mr. LEUNG Shu Sun Sunny

Mr. LEUNG Shu Sun Sunny is our independent non-executive director. He was appointed as an independent non-executive director of the Company commencing from 23 February 2012. He is the chairman of the audit committee and a member of the nomination committee and the remuneration committee of the Company. He has over 20 years’ working experience in, among other things, accounting, treasury management, budgeting and corporate finance. He is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, an associate member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of Certified General Accountants’ Association of Canada. From 2005 to 2007, he served as the financial controller, qualified accountant and company secretary of Xiwang Sugar. From 2001 to date, he was a director of a company providing accounting, tax and corporate finance services. From 1999 to 2001, he held key finance position in a listed company in Hong Kong. From 1998 to 1999, he was a finance director of a company principally engaged in the provision of network infrastructure solutions. From 1993 to 1998, he was the financial controller of a company principally engaged in property investment, trading and securities. From 1987 to 1990, he had worked in international accounting firms, handling audit, tax and accounting matters. Mr. LEUNG received a professional diploma in accountancy from Hong Kong Polytechnic University in November 1994 and earned a master’s degree in business administration, which is a long distance course from the University of South Australia in1997.

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Mr. YU Kou

Mr. YU Kou is our independent non-executive director. He was appointed as an independent non-executive director of the Company commencing from 23 February 2012. Mr. YU is the deputy secretary general of China Special Steel Enterprise Association (中國特鋼企業協會) since 2008. He served as vice president of the Shougang Group (首鋼集團) from 2005 to 2008, and was with Shougang Group since 1983. Mr. YU has worked in the steel industry since 1969. He studied in the master program at the Party School of the Central Committee of C.P.C. (中共中央黨校) in economics and management from September 2004 to July 2007. Mr. YU received a professional diploma in industrial management from Beijing Institute of Economic Management (北京市經濟管理幹部學院) in December 1986.

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Mr. LI Bangguang

Mr. LI Bangguang is our independent non-executive director. Mr. Li is a qualified PRC lawyer. Mr. LI graduated from Shandong University(山東大學)in 2005 majoring in law. Mr. LI worked as sales manager at Zouping County Health Products Company (鄒平縣保健品有限公司) from June 1994 to October 2000 and as staff attorney at Zouping County Cheng Zhong Legal Services Office (鄒平縣城中法律服務所)from October 2000 to May 2005. Since May 2005, Mr. LI joined Shandong Li Zhi Law Office(山東勵志律師事務所)and is working as a practicing lawyer there.

 

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