Mr. Xie Shikang
Mr. Xie Shikang (謝世康) aged 49, 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, the chairman of Nomination Committee and the member of Remuneration Committee of the fourth session of the Board, and the Authorized Representative of the Company. Mr. Xie graduated from Chongqing Normal University in 1992. His final academic degree obtained was 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 in China South Industry Group Corporation Southwest Division and after that, he joined the former Changan Automobile (Group) Company Liability Limited 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. Since March 2009, Mr. Xie worked in Changan Automobile Co., Ltd. (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 Chongqing Changan Automobile Co., Ltd. Mr. Xie has extensive experience in the 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 50, currently the executive director of the fourth session of the Board of the Company. Mr. Chen graduated from Kunming Engineering College (now known as Kunming University of Science and Technology) in July 1987. Later on, Mr. Chen Wenbo studied in The Open University of Hong Kong from April 2003 to June 2005 and graduated with master’s degree in business administration. Mr. Chen Wenbo joined Minsheng Shipping in December 1989 and has ever since 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 Wenbo is now the Deputy General Manager of Minsheng Shipping and the General Manager of Minsheng Logistics Company Limited. Mr. Chen Wenbo has extensive experience in finished vehicle logistics and enterprise management.
Mr. William K Villalon
Mr. William K Villalon aged 70, an executive director of the fourth session of the Board of the Company. He joined the Company in 2010. He has served for American President Lines/Logistics from 1984 to the present. His most recent appointment is president, APL Logistics on January 1, 2017. He is a seasoned executive with more than 30 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.
Mr. Shi Jinggang
Mr. Shi Jinggang (石井崗) aged 52, engineer, currently an executive director and the member of the Strategy and Investment Committee of the fourth session of the Board, the general manager and the deputy secretary of the CPC Committee of the Company. Mr. Shi graduated from Xidian University in 1990. From July 1990 to June 1998, Mr. Shi worked in the Supporting Technology Archives, General Manager Office and the Coordination and Planning Department of former Changan Machinery Factory. From June 1998 to January 2009, Mr. Shi served as the office director of the Enterprise Management Department, director of the Development and Planning Department of former Changan Automobile (Group) Company Liability Limited. After that, he joined the Chongqing Changan Automobile Co., Ltd. and worked as the deputy minister of the Development and Planning Department, Party branch secretary, the director of the Capital Operation Department and the deputy minister of the Strategic Planning Department. From June 2011 to 31 May 2016, Mr. Shi served as the executive vice president of Jiangling Holding Company Limited. Mr. Shi has been engaged in the enterprise development planning, production and operation management and leading positions and hence Mr. Shi has enriched experience in enterprise operation and management.Non-executive Director
Mr. Chen Xiaodong
Mr. Chen Xiaodong (陳曉東), aged 57, an economist, currently a non-executive director of the fourth session of the Board and the Authorized Representative of the Company. Mr. Chen Xiaodong 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 Xiaodong 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 Xiaodong is now the director, board secretary & the head of corporate planning department of Minsheng Shipping. Mr. Chen Xiaodong 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 59, currently a non-executive Director of the fourth session of the Board of the Company. 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 his current appointment, 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. Li Xin
Mr. Li Xin (李鑫) aged 38, engineer, currently a non-executive director of the fourth session of the Board of the Company. Mr. Li graduated from Shenyang University of Technology and later obtained his Master’s Degree at Beijing Institute of Technology, majoring in Software Engineering. From July 2003 (when he started his career) to July 2006, Mr. Li worked in No. 208 Research Institute of China Ordnance Industries. From July 2006 to March 2014, Mr. Li served as assistant project manager, project manager and senior project manager in China Changan Automobile Group Co., Ltd. He was promoted as assistant general manager of the Development Strategy Department in March 2014. From April 2016 to March 2018, Mr. Li first served as the deputy general manager of the Development Strategy Department and then the deputy general manager of the Project Management Department. Mr. Li now is the deputy general manager of the Development Strategy Department of China Changan Automobile Group Co., Ltd. Mr. Li has rich experience in corporate development planning and project management.Independent Non-executive Directors
Mr. Chong Teck Sin
Mr. Chong Teck Sin (張鐵沁) aged 64, an independent non-executive director, the member of Audit Committee and the member of Nomination Committee of the fourth session of the Board of the Company. Born in 1955, he joined the Company as an independent non-executive director in 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; Accordia Golf Trust Management Pte Ltd, trustee manager of SGX-listed Accordia Golf Trust, SGX-listed InnoTek Ltd. and AIMS AMP Capital Industrial REIT Management Limited, Manager of the SGX-listed AIMS AMP Capital Industrial REIT. 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 56, an independent non-executive director, the member of the Strategy and Investment Committee, the member of the Audit Committee, the member of Nomination Committee and the member of Remuneration Committee of the fourth session of the Board of the Company. He was born in 1962, 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, the 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 and an Associate Instructor 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), Tonly Electronics Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 01249), Sany Heavy Equipment International Holdings Company Limited (Stock Code: 00631), TUS International Limited (Stock Code: 00872), 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).
Mr. Jie Jing
Mr. Jie Jing (揭京) aged 51, an independent non-executive director, the chairman of Remuneration Committee, the member of Audit Committee and the member of Nomination Committee of the fourth session of the Board of the Company. He was born in 1968, 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 53, an independent non-executive director, the member of the Strategy and Investment Committee, the chairman of Audit Committee, the member of Nomination Committee and the member of Remuneration Committee of the fourth session of the Board of the Company. She was born in 1966, 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 the self-study examinations in higher education of Chongqing municipal city; expert on evaluation 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 Evaluation Panel of Chongqing municipal city. At the recommendation of the Ministry of Transportation of the PRC and sponsored by 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 thesis. Ms. Zhang has rich experience in logistics theory research, tactics making and personnel training, etc.Supervisor
Mr. Wang Huaicheng
Mr. Wang Huaicheng (王懷成), aged 53, a senior engineer, a shareholder representative supervisor and Chairman of the fourth session of the Supervisory Committee of the Company. 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. Mr. Wang is currently the Chairman of the supervisory committee of Wanyou Automobile Investment Co., Ltd. and the Supervisor of Southwest Ordnance Industry Cooperation.
Ms. Jin Jie
Ms. Jin Jie (金潔), aged 39, 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. Tang Yizhong
Mr. Tang Yizhong (唐宜中) aged 56, a senior accountant and a shareholder representative supervisor of the fourth session of the Supervisory Committee of the Company. From July 1987 to May 1992, Mr. Tang worked as ship manager in Minsheng Shipping and deputy director of Finance Department in Shanghai Branch of Minsheng Shipping. From May 1992 to January 1996, Mr Tang served as the deputy director of Finance Department in Guangzhou Branch of Minsheng Industrial. From January 1996 to May 2003, Mr. Tang worked as the deputy manager and director of Planning and Finance Division in Minsheng Industrial. From May 2003 to February 2011, Mr. Tang worked as deputy head and head of Planning and Finance Department in Minsheng Industrial, and the head of Planning and Finance Department in Minsheng Shipping. From March 2011 to March 2012, Mr. Tang worked in Chongqing Vansign Investment Co., Ltd. as a finance director. From March 2012 to March 2017, Mr. Tang served as the deputy general manager & the chief accountant in Chongqing Qianneng Industry (Group) Co., Ltd. and as a director in Heibei Potential Gas Co., Ltd. (a company listed on the National Equities Exchange and Quotations of the PRC, Stock Code: 836116). Since March 2017, Mr. Tang serves as a finance director, chairman and general manager in Minsheng Shipping. Mr. Tang has rich experience in financial management. During the period from 8 December 2004 to 30 September 2011, Mr.Tang served as the shareholder representative supervisor of the Company.
Mr. Deng Gang
Mr. Deng Gang (鄧剛) aged 47, an employee representative supervisor of the fourth session of the Supervisory Committee of the Company. He was born in 1972, graduated from College of Business and Management of Chongqing University, holding a master degree, engineer. Since graduated in July 1992, Mr. Deng served as technical engineer of domestic large automobile group; responsible for joint government affairs in Enterprise & Industry Committee under Chongqing State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Committee. Since December 2001, Mr. Deng entered into former Changan Automobile (Group) Company Liability Limited and worked in the General Manager Office, holding the post of comprehensive administration assistant, deputy director of Secretary Office, which mainly responsible for the administrative assists for the strategic development planning and international business. Mr. Deng joined the Company in March 2004. From December 2007 to end of 2012, Mr. Deng served as director of Development & Planning Department in the headquarter, taking the lead to make out the developing planning schemes, to establish the market planning system and to improve the Company’s operation and management system, and also served as employee representative supervisor of the third session of the Supervisory Committee of the Company and the general manager of Shanghai Supply Chain. Mr. Deng now serves as the head of the Discipline Inspection and Supervision Department/ Audit and Legal Affairs Center.
Ms. Deng Li
Ms. Deng Li (鄧莉) aged 49, accountant, an employee representative supervisor of the fourth 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. Shi Jinggang(石井崗), the general manager of the Company. Please refer to the biography details of Mr. Shi in the Executive Directors column.
Ms. Ren Honglian
Ms. Ren Honglian (任紅蓮) aged 52, senior economist, currently the deputy secretary of the CPC Committee of the Company, secretary of the Discipline Inspection Commission of the Company and the 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 55, the deputy general manager of the Company. Mr. Chen was born in March 1964, an economic engineer, holding an MBA. Mr. Chen entered into 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 procurement supporting center, international freight business of the Company.
Mr. Sun Zhigang
Mr. Sun Zhigang (孫志剛) aged 38, an auditor, the deputy general manager of the Company. Mr. Sun was born in 1981and graduated from Shanxi University of Finance and Economics as an accounting major in 2005, and his final academic degree obtained was postgraduate diploma in economy management from the Party School of the Central Committee of C. P. C. From July 2005 to July 2010, Mr. Sun served as the section member and the deputy chief section member of the Taiyuan (Shanxi Province) Audit Office of China National Auditing Ministry. From August 2010 to July 2012, he worked in the Transportation Auditing Department under the China National Auditing Ministry as the deputy chief section member and then chief section member. From August 2012 to July 2014, Mr. Sun was the section chief member of the Enterprise Auditing Department under the Taiyuan Audit Office of China National Auditing Ministry. In August 2014, he joined China Changan and served as the assistant general manager of the Auditing and Legal Department as of July 2016. Mr. Sun is now responsible for managing the Strategic Development and Capital Operations Center (Board Office), Financial Operation Department, finished vehicle transportation business and new business of the Company. Mr. Sun has enriched experiences in auditing and enterprise management.
Mr. Wan Nianyong
Mr. Wan Nianyong (萬年勇) aged 43, currently a deputy general manager of the Company. Mr. Wan originally graduated from Shenyang Ligong University majoring in machinery electronic engineering and then obtained a master degree in project management from Chonqqing University. Mr. Wan Changan Automobile in July 2000 and since then he has served for Chngan Automobile in various positions including deputy head of the manufacture logistics department of Changan Automobile, general manager and secretary of the CPC Committee and project supervisor of Heibei Changan Automobile Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Changan Automobile. Mr. Wan is currently in charge of administrative innovation and IT department, quality safety and lean management department, components business department, supply chain business department of the Company and Hangzhou Changan Misheng Logistics Co., Ltd. Mr. Wan has extensive experiences in enterprise production and operation and project management.
Note: The information regarding Directors, Supervisors and senior management was up to 31 December 2018.