Mr. ZHU Jianqiu, aged 58, joined Changhong Jiahua holdings Limited (the “Company”, and collectively with its subsidiaries, the “Group”) as an executive Director and the president of the Company in April 2013, and was further appointed as the chairman of the board of directors of the Company in April 2021. Mr. Zhu is responsible for strategic development and the overall operation management of the Group. Mr. Zhu is also the director and chief executive officer of each of the following subsidiaries of the Company, namely Sichuan Changhong It Information Products Company Limited (“Changhong It”), Sichuan Changhong It Digital technology Co., Ltd. (“Changhong It Digital”), Beijing Changhong It Intelligence System Co., Ltd. (“Changhong It Intelligence”), Changhong It (hong Kong) Information Products Co., Ltd. (“Changhong It Information”) and Sichuan Changhong It Duolayouhuo ECommerce Co., Ltd. (“Duolayouhuo”), the chairman of Sichuan Changhong Cloud Computing Company Limited* (四川長虹雲計算有限公司, “OPCO”) and Pt. Changhong Jiahua Information technology Indonesia (“Changhong Jiahua Indonesia”), executive director of Changhong (hong Kong) Enterprises Limited, and director of Sufficient Value Group Limited and Wide Miracle Limited. he obtained a Doctoral Degree in Economics from Renmin university and a Bachelor Degree in 1984 from Northeast university in the PRC and has more than 23 years of experience in information technology (“It”) industry management.
Mr. PAN Xiaoyong, 46, joined the Company as an executive director in April 2021. Mr. Pan is primarily responsible for the technological innovation and capital operation of the Group. he is a director of Sichuan Changhong Electric Co., Limited (“Sichuan Changhong”) (Shanghai Stock Exchange stock code: 600839) and the deputy general manager of Sichuan Changhong Electronics holding Group Company Limited (“Sichuan Changhong holding”, and collectively with its subsidiaries, the “Sichuan Changhong Electric Group”), and serves in various positions within the Sichuan Changhong Electronics Group. he obtained a bachelor’s degree in engineering from hefei university of technology in June 1998, a master’s degree in engineering from hefei university of technology in June 2000 and a doctor’s degree in engineering from hefei university of technology in December 2003. Mr. Pan worked in postdoctoral research in the major of mechanical manufacturing and automation of the Department of precision instruments of tsinghua university. he is a national leading talent in scientific and technological innovation and a recipient of special government subsidy from the State Council. he has more than 21 years of experience in the field of technological innovation and rich investment experience.
Mr. ZHANG Xiaolong, aged 45, joined the Company as an executive director in April 2021. Mr. Zhang is responsible for the financing of the Group. he is the chief financial officer of Sichuan Changhong. he obtained a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Zhongnan university of Economics and Law in July 1998 and a master’s degree in business administration from the university of Electronic Science and technology of China in June 2017. he has over 22 years of experience in financial management and corporate finance.
Mr. ZHOU Jiachao, aged 43, joined the Company as an executive Director in October 2021. Mr Zhou is principally responsible for the investment and business merger of the Group. He is the office director and board secretary of Sichuan Provincial Investment Group Co., Ltd.. Mr. Zhou obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Sichuan Normal University in July 2002 and a Master’s Degree in Philosophy from Sichuan Normal University in June 2006. He has over 10 years experience in financial and economic management and extensive experience in corporate governance.
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INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS
Mr. Jonathan CHAN Ming Sun, aged 48, joined the Company as an independent non-executive Director in February 2007. Mr. Chan was appointed as the chairman of each of the audit committee and remuneration committee of the Company, and a member of the nomination committee of the Company. he is an investment manager of Sprint Asset Management Limited. he is also acting as the independent non-executive director of each of the following listed companies on the Stock Exchange, namely Grand Peace Group holdings Limited (stock code: 8108), China Dredging Environment Protection holdings Limited (stock code: 871), hao tian Development Group Limited (stock code: 474), up Energy Development Group Limited (stock code: 307)(Note) and Fujian Nuoqi Co., Ltd. (stock code: 1353). he was the independent non-executive director of each of the following listed companies on the Stock Exchange, namely Shenyang Public utility holdings Company Limited (stock code: 747), from 13 February 2015 to 12 November 2020, and Dining Concepts holdings Limited (currently known as Life Concepts holdings Limited) (stock code: 8056) from 14 July 2016 to 12 December 2018. he obtained his Bachelor Degree of Commerce in Accounting and Information System from university of New South Wales, Australia. he is also a fellow member of the hong Kong Institute of Directors and a member of hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and CPA, Australia. he has over 20 years of experience in investment and corporate finance.
Mr. GAO Xudong, aged 55, joined the Company as an independent non-executive Director in May 2019. Mr. Gao was appointed as the member of each of the audit committee and nomination committee of the Company. he has been an independent director of Gridsum holding Inc. (a company that was listed on NASDAQ and was delisted on 5 April 2021, stock code: GSuM) from 2006 to 24 March 2021. Mr. Gao obtained a bachelor’s degree in engineering from harbin Institute of technology in 1988, a master’s degree in economics from Renmin university of China in 1991, and a doctor’s degree in management from Sloan School of Management in Massachusetts Institute of technology in 2003. Mr. Gao is a vice director of Research Center for technological Innovation, tsinghua university, a chair professor at Schwarzman College, tsinghua university and a professor at School of Economics and Management, tsinghua university. he has been a member of the Expert Committee for telecommunication Economy of the Ministry of Industry and Information technology since January 2010. he has over 30 years of experience in economics and corporate governance research.
Mr. MENG Qingbin, aged 40, joined the Company as an independent non-executive Director in May 2019. Mr. Meng was appointed as the member of each of the audit committee and remuneration committee of the Company. Mr. Meng obtained a bachelor’s degree in engineering and a bachelor’s degree in science from tianjin university in June 2003, a master’s degree in science from Nankai university in June 2006, and a doctor’s degree in finance from Nankai university in June 2009. Mr. Meng is a professor and an instructor of doctorate students at the School of Business of Renmin university of China. he serves as independent director of Puhui Wealth Investment Management Co. Ltd. (a company listed on NASDAQ, stock code: PhCF) since September 2017, Bank of tangshan since April 2018 and Bohai International trust Co., Ltd. since July 2018. he has over 12 years of experience in investment and financial theory study and practice.
Note: the appointment of Mr. Chan as the independent non-executive director of up Energy Development Group Limited (stock code: 307) (“up Energy”) is under dispute arising as to the validity of the special general meeting of uP Energy and the resolutions passed therein in respect of removal of original directors and appointment of new directors, including Mr. Chan as independent non-executive director. Mr. Chan confirmed that he has never been involved in the operation and decision-making process of uP Energy in relation to his role as independent non-executive director. As stated in the announcement of uP Energy dated 23 May 2017, the powers of its board of directors had ceased upon application of the provision liquidators to the Supreme Court of Bermuda. uP Energy is currently in provisional liquidation and managed by provision liquidators with full powers. For details, please refer to the relevant announcements of up Energy.