Ms. Zeng Zhu (“Ms. Zeng”), is an executive Director. She is also a member of the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Zeng worked in the audit department of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Certified Public Accountants LLP Shenzhen Branch from September 2012 to October 2019, and her last position was an audit manager.
Ms. Zeng obtained a bachelor degree of accounting from the Southwestern University of Finance and Economics（西南財經大學）in June 2012. Ms. Zeng has about 10 years’ experience of providing audit and advisory services to listed companies, multinational companies and other entities. She has extensive experience in handling various investment projects, fund raising projects and corporate governance matters.
Mr. Liang Fan (“Mr. Liang”), is an executive Director. Mr. Liang has been working as the group general manager of Zigong Zhongzhi Cultural Tourism Investment Company Limited* (自貢中置文化旅遊投資有限公司)(‘‘Zhongzhi’’), which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, since December 2021. Prior to joining Zhongzhi, he worked as the general manager of Hainan Haili Private Equity Fund Management Co., Ltd.* (海南海利私募基金管理有限公司) from June 2021 to November 2021, a fund manager of Tibet Link Up Investment Management Co., Ltd.* (西藏滙昇投資管理有限公司) from September 2019 to January 2021, and had worked as the chief business manager and later a senior business manager of the corporate finance department of Sichuan Branch of CITIC Securities Co., Ltd. from November 2006 to June 2019. Mr. Liang obtained an electronic information engineering graduate qualification from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China in 2006. Mr. Liang is experienced in corporate management, fund investment and management, mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance.
Mr. Huang Zhidan (“Mr. Huang”), is as an executive Director. Mr. Huang has in-depth knowledge and experience in corporate finance. He is the chief operational officer of Guangzhou Industrial Investment Fund Management Co., Ltd. and the Chairman of SFund International Investment Fund Management Limited (‘‘SFund International’’), substantial shareholders of the Company, since September 2021. Prior to joining SFund International, Mr. Huang was a party committee member of China Zheshang Bank Guangzhou Branch (‘‘China Zheshang Bank’’) from June 2015 to September 2020 and vice president of China Zheshang Bank from June 2016 to September 2020. He also held multiple roles in various commercial banks including the leader of the founding committee, party secretary and president of The Industrial Bank Co., Ltd. Zhuhai Branch from July 2009 to June 2015. Prior to that, he also worked in Bank of China. He obtained a postgraduate degree in economic management from GuangDong Academy of Social Sciences in 2002.
Independent Non-Executive Directors
Mr. Ho Man (“Mr. Ho”), is an independent non-executive Director. He is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of both the Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee of the Company. Mr. Ho has over 20 years of working experience in private equity investment and finance and is currently the managing director of an investment holding company. Prior to that, Mr. Ho served as an executive partner representative of a Chengdu-based private equity investment fund from December 2011 to May 2014. Mr. Ho worked for a Hong Kong-based private fund management company during January 2010 to December 2013 and was the managing director and head of China growth and expansion capital of CLSA Capital Partners (HK) Limited from August 1997 to October 2009.
Mr. Ho has been an independent non-executive director of Fu Shou Yuan International Group Limited (stock code: 1448), since December 2013; an independent non-executive director of Wanjia Group Holdings Limited (stock code: 401) since February 2018; and an independent non-executive director of Grand Ocean Advanced Resources Company Limited (stock code: 65) since 22 January 2020, all being companies listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange.
Mr. Ho was awarded an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from Tsinghua University and a master’s degree in finance from the London Business School. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Mr. Xu Jianfeng (“Mr. Xu)”, is an independent non-executive Director. He is also the chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of both the Audit Committee and Nomination Committee of the Company. Mr. Xu has been the senior partner of Sichuan Yongdaohe Certified Public Accountants Co., Ltd (“Sichuan Yongdaohe CPA”) since 2005, and in charge of corporate auditing, accounting consultation, corporate investment and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Xu obtained a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Southwestern University of Finance and Economics in the People’s Republic of China (the “PRC”) in 2003 and a bachelor’s degree in law from Sichuan University in the PRC in 2007. Mr. Xu is also a certified public accountant* (註冊會計師) in the PRC, a certified internal auditor* (國際註冊內部審計師), a certified public valuer* (註冊資產評估師) in the PRC, a certified real estate appraiser* (註冊房地產估價師) in the PRC and a certified human resources professional, Grade 1* (國家一級人力資源管理師), in the PRC.
Mr. Xu has extensive experience in corporate financial management, corporate investment and financing and corporate governance. Before joining Sichuan Yongdaohe CPA, he worked in Sichuan Tianyuan Certified Public Accountants Co., Ltd from 2001 to 2005, and his last position was the senior manager. From 1990 to 2001, Mr. Xu served as the audit section officer of the Second Light Industry Bureau of Rong County, Sichuan Province* (四川省榮縣二輕工業局) (currently known as Economy, Commerce and Information Technology Bureau of Rong County, Sichuan Province* (四川省榮縣經濟商務和信息化局)). Mr. Xu is currently the executive chairman of the domestic advisory committee of Chinese Relief & Development Foundation, Sichuan Province* (四川省科技扶貧基金會國內諮詢委員會), the president of Guoyang Charity Fund Working Committee, Sichuan Province* (四川省果洋愛心公益基金工作委員會), and the deputy director of Civilian Aging Working Committee of Chengdu City* (民建成都市老齡工作委員會).
Mr. Wanng Zhengjun (“Mr. Wang”), is an independent non-executive Director. He is also the chairman of the Nomination Committee and a member of both the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company. Mr. Wang serves as the Dean of the Dongwei Research Institute of Beijing Dongwei Law Firm from 2021 and is mainly responsible for negotiating commercial litigation cases, commercial bankruptcy cases, corporate mergers and acquisitions and reorganisation, advising legal opinions, research on legal professional issues and conducting legal case studies.
Mr. Wang possess years of experience in enterprise operation and management. Before joining Beijing Dongwei Law Firm, Mr. Wang served in Law Press China from 2013 to 2020 and his last position was the deputy general manager and the sales director. Mr. Wang worked in China Legal Books Co., Ltd. from 2005 to 2012 and his last position was the chairman of the board and the general manager.
Mr. Wang obtained a bachelor’s degree in economics from the School of Economics, Renmin University of China in 1994. He received a master’s degree from the Law School of Renmin University of China in 2000.