Mr. WANG Hongyuan | Executive Chairman
Mr. WANG Hongyuan, aged 42, is the Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Group. He is also a deputy general manager of China Merchants (“CM”) Industry, the general manager of the Fund Manager and a supervisor of China International Marine Containers (Group) Co., Ltd. (A share Stock Code: 000039, H share Stock Code: 2039). Mr. Wang worked in the business development department of CM Group from 2003 to 2005, worked in China Merchants Holdings (International) Company Limited from 2005 to 2013, served as the general manager assistant of China Merchants Food Supply Chain Management Co., Ltd.* (招商局食品供應鏈管理有 限公司) in 2014, and the director assistant of the capital management department of CM Group from 2015 to 2016. He has extensive experience in strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, capital operations and investments in sectors such as offshore marine and shipping, port and bonded logistics, cold chain and food supply chain management. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in ocean vessel driving and a master’s degree in transportation management from Dalian Maritime University in the PRC in 1997 and 2004, respectively. He is one of the directors of each of the Subscriber Nominee, the Fund GP and Fund Manager.
Mr. JIANG Bing Hua | Co-Chairman
Mr. JIANG Bing Hua, aged 67, is the Co-Chairman of the Group. He is a co-founder of the Group. He is an executive Director of the Group and he is responsible for the Group’s overall strategy planning and business development. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in offshore structure engineering from the Tianjin University (天津大學) in the PRC in 1980 and acquired his master’s degree in business administration from the University of Dallas in the U.S.A. in 1993. He has 44 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to founding the Group, he worked for the Sinopec group, the CNPC group and China National Offshore Oil Corporation in various positions such as driller, drilling superintendent, drilling manager, operation manager and company representative.
Mr. ZHANG Menggui, Morgan | Executive Director
Mr. ZHANG Menggui, Morgan, aged 59, is a co-founder and Executive Director of the Group. He obtained his bachelor’s degree majoring in drilling engineering from the China University of Petroleum (中國石油大學) in 1982 and acquired his master’s degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Alaska-Fairbanks in the U.S.A. in 1989 and he received an executive master’s in business administration (“EMBA”) from China Europe International Business School in 2012. He has 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to founding the Group, he worked for a subsidiary of the CNPC group in China and for Cook Inlet Region Inc. in Alaska. He currently is a member of several oil industry associations and professional organizations including the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the American Drilling Engineers. He is the elder brother of Mr. Zhang Mengzhen, Michael, the President of TSC Manufacturing and Supply, LLC. (“TSC M&S”), a subsidiary of the Group.
Mr. WANG Jianzhong
Mr. WANG Jianzhong, aged 44, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 4 July 2016. He graduated from Beijing Normal University in China with a Master degree in Management, Business Administration in 1998. He started working in 1998 and he is currently the president of CIMC Raffles Offshore (Singapore) Limited (“CIMC Raffles”). From 1998 to 2006, he was senior manager of capital operation department of China Ocean Shipping (Group) Corporation (“COSCO”). From 2006 to 2007, he was deputy general manager of Taicang CIMC Container Co., Ltd. From 2007 to 2014, he was general manager of the enterprise management department of CIMC, where he notably created and promoted the CIMC “LEAN ONE” management model – based on the LEAN concept which significantly improved the group’s annual revenue. The LEAN ONE Concept attracted favourable reviews from the “Harvard Business Review” and “Tsinghua Business Review”. From 2010 to 2014, he acted as secretarygeneral of group leadership council of CIMC (中集集團升級領導委員會) to promote upgraded changes for CIMC. From June 2014 to December 2015, he was vice president of CIMC Raffles. From December 2015 to date, he has been president of CIMC Raffles.
Ms. LI Rong
Ms. LI Rong, aged 49, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 9 February 2018. She is a managing director of China Merchants Capital Management (International) Limited and a director of Meris Global Investments Limited. Prior to joining China Merchants Capital Management (International) Limited, she worked for J.P. Morgan from July 2006 to August 2012. Her last position with J.P. Morgan was vice president in global special opportunities department. Ms. Li obtained a master’s degree in business administration from Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University, United States in 1997. She is part of the management team of the Fund Manager of China Merchants & Great Wall Ocean Strategy & Technology Fund (L.P.), and the management team holds in aggregate 81% beneficial interests in Meris Global Investments Limited. Meris Global Investments Limited is a co-investment vehicle of the management team of the Fund Manager.
Mr. Lou Dongyang
Mr. Lou Dongyang, aged 42, is the chief financial officer of China Merchants Industry Holdings Co., Ltd. Mr. Lou has served as an assistant engineer in the Chemical Engineering Office of the Institute of Standardization of Nuclear Industry and as secretary-general for the National Technical Committee for Standardization of Radioisotopes (全國放射性同位素標準化技術 委員會) from July 1997 to October 2001, as an engineer in the Planning Department in China Isotope Company from October 2001 to August 2003, as a specialist of the Supervisory Board for Key Large State-Owned Enterprises under the State Council from August 2003 to August 2004, as principal staff member of the Supervisory Board for Key Large State-Owned Enterprises under the State Council from September 2008 to September 2012, as the assistant to the department director of the intellectual property administrative department of China Merchants Group Limited (“CM Group”) from September 2012 to May 2015, as the assistant to the department director of the finance department (intellectual property department) of CM Group from May 2015 to October 2015, and as the deputy general manager of the finance department (intellectual property department) of CM Group from October 2015 to November 2017. Mr. Lou obtained a bachelor’s degree in applied chemistry from Peking University in 1997 and a master’s degree in business administration also from Peking University in 2002.
Independent non-executive Directors
Mr. Chan Ngai Sang, Kenny
Mr. CHAN Ngai Sang, Kenny, aged 53, is an independent Non-Executive Director since October 2005. He is a partner and founder of Kenny Chan & Co., a firm of Certified Public Accountants. He has over 27 years’ experience in accounting, taxation, auditing and corporate finance and has been involved in several mergers, acquisitions and initial public offering projects. He holds a bachelor of commerce degree from the University of New South Wales and is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, the Association of International Accountants, CPA Australia, the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong. He is also a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors. He served as president of the Hong Kong Branch of the Association of International Accountants in the years 2012-2015 and also serves on several tribunals of the HKSAR Government including the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Appeal Board, Occupational Retirement Schemes Appeal Board, Youth Programme Co-ordinating Committee of the Commission on Youth and the Fight Crime Committee of Tsuen Wan District. He is an independent non-executive director of Convoy Financial Holdings Limited, Minsheng Education Group Company Limited & AMCO United Holding Limited, all are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, and Combest Holdings Limited, WLS Holdings Limited & Sing On Holdings Limited, all are listed on the Growth Enterprise Market of the Stock Exchange.
Mr. Zou Zhendong
Mr. Zou Zhendong, aged 49, is now serving as the independent director of Bestsun Energy, an A share company listed in the Shanghai Stock Exchange, the senior partner of Sinowing Law LLP, Legal Representative of Sinowing (Beijing) AMC Co., Ltd., and further and concurrently as a member of the High-tech and E-Commerce Committee & International Business Committee of All China Lawyers Association. Mr. Zou used to work as the officer for the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, as the staff for China Native Produce & Animal By-Products Import & Export Corp., as the director of the 4th Department for China Commercial Foreign Trade Corporation, and as the partner in charge of international business department and IPR department for Beijing Dacheng Law Firm (aka Dentons for the moment). Mr. Zou was awarded a Bachelor Degree by the Renmin University of China in 1992, with major in international politics and minor in international economics. As being jointly elected by the Ministry of Justice of the People’s Republic of China and Lord Chancellor’s Office of the United Kingdom, Mr. Zou has worked and trained himself in London.
Mr. Chen Weidong
Mr. Chen Weidong, aged 63, has been appointed as an independent non-executive Director with effect from 5 June 2018. Mr. Chen has over 30 years’ experience in offshore oil and gas industry. He supervised and organized 4 published books on petroleum economics and geopolitics. Mr. Chen is now serving as Guest Professor at Renmin University of China, Invited Researcher at Energy Security Center of Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Dean of Minde Institute and Chair of DFS Energy Consultant (Beijing) Ltd. Mr. Chen used to work as Chief Energy Researcher of CNOOC Energy Economics Inst. Executive Vice President, Secretary of Board of Directors, and Chief Strategy Officer of China Oilfield Services Limited (a H-share company listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited from 2002, stock code: 2883). Mr. Chen obtained a bachelor’s degree in geophysical exploration studies from Ocean University of China (formerly as Shandong College of Oceanology) in the People’s Republic of China in 1982 and an MBA from Peking University in July 2001. He graduated from China University of Political Science and Law with a master diploma in July 2005.