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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Guibin Zhao

54 2013 Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Michael Richardson

61 2016 President, Executive Director

William Quigley

57 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Tao Liu

53 2016 Global Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President

Peter Ziparo

48 2016 Vice President, General Counsel

Yi Fan

51 2018 Vice President, Executive Director, Company Secretary

Jesse Kalkman

49 2016 Vice President - Global Sales and Marketing

Herve Boyer

47 2016 Vice President, Chief Operating Officer – Europe and South America Division

Dennis Hoeg

62 2017 Vice President, Chief Operating Officer – North America Division

Jun Li

46 2017 Vice President, Chief Operating Officer – Asia Pacific Division

Robin Milavec

50 2017 Vice President - Global Current Product Engineering

Ricardo Pastor

52 2017 Vice President - Global Quality and Programme Launch

Steven Spicer

57 2017 Vice President - Global Electric Power Steering

Shengqun Yang

48 2017 Non-Executive Director

Jianxun Zhang

39 2018 Non-Executive Director

Jianjun Liu

49 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Cheng Wei

50 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Wing Fat Yick

59 2017 Independent Non-Executive Director

Cameron Wang

2017 Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Guibin Zhao

Mr. Zhao Guibin serves as Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Nexteer Automotive Group Limited. He was appointed as executive Director and chairman of the Board on June 15, 2013. He is also the chief executive officer since June 2012. Mr. ZHAO has 16 years of relevant experience in the automotive industry. Mr. Zhao is also a director of PCM (US) Steering, PCM (Singapore) Steering, and chairman of the board of directors of several of the subsidiaries. He has been a director of PCM China, since December 2010, and chairman of the board of directors and general manager of AVIC Auto, one of Controlling Shareholders, since 2010 and from 2009 to 2010, respectively. He is also the deputy chief economist of AVIC. From April 2010 to April 2013, Mr. Zhao was the chairman of the board of directors of AVIC Heavy Machinery Co. Ltd., a non-wholly owned subsidiary of AVIC, and a company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (stock code: 600765). From 1997 to 2003, he was the general manager of Sichuan Lingfeng Aeronautics Hydraulic Machinery Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of AVIC, where he was in charge of corporate governance and operational management. He was appointed as general manager, director and chairman of AVIC Chengdu Engine (Group) Co., Ltd, a non-wholly owned subsidiary of AVIC, and as director and chairman of the board of its non-wholly owned subsidiary, Sichuan Chengfa Aero Science and Technology Co., Ltd in August 2003. He became a first-tier senior economist in September 2004, awarded by China Aviation Industry Corporation II. He was awarded an executive master’s degree in business administration by the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, the PRC, in June 2007. Mr. Zhao has received numerous awards in recognition of his achievements, including the Government Special Allowance awarded by the PRC State Council in 2000.

Michael Richardson

Mr. Michael Paul Richardson serves as President, Executive Director of Nexteer Automotive Group Limited. He has been appointed as President effective October 1, 2016. He was a senior vice president, responsible for business strategy from June 2012 to September 2016. Mr. Richardson has over 42 years of relevant experience in the automotive industry. He is responsible for the Group’s strategic planning, as well as mergers and acquisitions. He is also a member of Nexteer Global Strategy Council. Mr. Richardson began his automotive career with General Motors in 1974, as a co-operative student at the former Saginaw steering gear division. He became a staff engineer for the halfshaft product line in 1990. From 1992 to 1995, Mr. Richardson was a staff engineer for steering products, and from 1995 to 1999, he was regional director of engineering, production control and logistics, based in Paris, France. In 1999, Mr. Richardson returned to the United States as chief engineer of hydraulic power steering. He was promoted to director of engineering of Delphi Steering in 2001. From 2006 to 2009, Mr. Richardson relocated to Shanghai, China, where he became regional director of the Asia-Pacific region. In 2009, Mr. Richardson returned to the United States, and was made vice president of the steering business line. In 2011, Mr. Richardson became chief operating officer (China division) of the Group while retaining his business line and global engineering responsibilities. He is currently based in the Saginaw office. Mr. Richardson is a professional engineer, awarded in 1984 by the State of Michigan, the United States. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Kettering University (formerly known as General Motors Institute), the United States in 1979 and a master’s degree in business administration from Central Michigan University, the United States in 1990. He is a Boss Kettering Award recipient and was inducted into the Delphi Innovation Hall of Fame for career innovation in 2004.

William Quigley

Mr. William Gerald Quigley, III serves as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. He was appointed as our Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer on June 6, 2016. He is responsible for overseeing investor relations, treasury, capital funding and structure, mergers and acquisitions, accounting and financial reporting, financial planning and analysis and information technology. Mr. QUIGLEY is also a member of the GSC. He is also a Director and Audit Committee Chairman at The Safariland Group. He previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Dana Holding Corporation from March 2012 to March 2016. Additionally, he held various managerial positions at Visteon Corporation, including Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer from January 2005 to 2007 and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2007 to 2011. Mr. QUIGLEY obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting from Michigan State University, the US, in 1983 and became a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants in 1986.

Tao Liu

Mr. Liu Tao serves as Global Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President of Nexteer Automotive Group Limited, effective October 1, 2016. He is responsible for overseeing operations and global supply management. Prior to his current role, Mr. LIU served as our Vice President and Chief Operating Officer – China division since August 2013. He is responsible for the business plan, the overall financial position and advising on strategic direction of the China division of our Group. Mr. LIU has approximately 20 years of relevant experience in the automotive industry. He is also a member of GSC. From May 2012 to July 2013, Mr. LIU was an Executive Director of the China division, where he was responsible for the business plan and the overall financial position of the China division. He served as the China Operations Manager and Executive Director of China Operations from October 2009 to May 2012 and Managing Director of Saginaw Steering (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. from February 2008 to October 2009. Prior to this, Mr. LIU worked at Delphi Automotive Systems (China) Holding Co., Ltd., where he served as China Operations Manager of Delphi Steering, responsible for the manufacturing facilities in Suzhou and overseeing manufacturing operations of the China division from 2006 to 2008. He served as General Manager of China Operations of Metaldyne Powertrain Group from January 2005 to May 2006, and was the Asia Pacific Delphi Manufacturing System Manager of Energy, Chassis and Steering System and a Manufacturing Manager of Delphi Shanghai Dynamics & Propulsion Systems Co., Ltd. from 2001 to 2004 and from 1997 to 2001, respectively. He also worked at Shanghai Machine Tool Works Plant from August 1987 to December 1996. Mr. LIU obtained a bachelor’s degree in industrial automation from Tsinghua University, China, in 1987 and a master’s degree in business administration from Purdue University, the US, in 2001.

Peter Ziparo

Mr. Peter Michael Ziparo serves as Vice President, General Counsel of the Company since December 1, 2016. He is responsible for managing all global legal and compliance matters for the Group. Mr. ZIPARO offers over 16 years of relevant experience in the automotive industry and over 24 years of legal experience. Mr. ZIPARO is also a member of the GSC. Prior to joining Nexteer, he served as Vice President and General Counsel of Visteon Corporation, a Tier-One automotive supplier from April 2014 to March 2016, an Assistant General Counsel from 2005 to 2014 and an Associate General Counsel from 2002 to 2005. Mr. ZIPARO’s experience also includes posts as Corporate Associate with international law firms, Morrison & Foerster LLP and Chadbourne & Parke LLP. He obtained a Bachelor’s degree, with honors in mathematics, from Hamilton College, the US, in May 1991 and a Juris Doctor degree, magna cum laude, from Albany Law School, the US, in May 1994.

Yi Fan

Mr. Fan Yi is Vice President, Executive Director, Company Secretary of Nexteer Automotive Group Limited. He was appointed as our Director on August 21, 2012 and was designated as our Executive Director on June 15, 2013. He was appointed as our Joint Company Secretary on January 28, 2013 and was appointed as our Vice President on November 14, 2013. He is responsible for the management of our operations and handling of company secretarial duties. Mr. FAN is also a member of the GSC. Mr. FAN has approximately 19 years of relevant experience in the automotive industry. Mr. FAN currently serves as a Director of our three directly held subsidiaries, Nexteer UK Holding Ltd., Nexteer (China) Holding Co., Ltd., PCM (Singapore) Steering Holding Pte. Limited and as a Director of several of our other subsidiaries. Mr. FAN has held the following positions in our controlling shareholders, namely, Deputy General Manager of AVIC Auto since January 2012; General Manager since July 2013 and Director and Secretary to the Board of Directors of PCM China since 2010; and the sole Director of Nexteer Automotive (Hong Kong) Holdings Limited (Nexteer Hong Kong) since its incorporation in August 2012. From 1992 to 1999, Mr. FAN worked at the economic research centre of AVIC Corporation. From 1999 to 2005, Mr. FAN served as Managing Director of the automotive department of China Aviation Industry Corporation II. In 2005, he started working in the automotive department of AviChina Industry & Technology Company Limited, a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (stock code: 2357), a non wholly-owned subsidiary of AVIC, where he was initially Deputy Manager, and was later appointed as Manager in 2007.

Jesse Kalkman

Mr. Jesse Kalkman serves as Vice President - Global Sales and Marketing of the Company since November 10, 2016. He is responsible for extending the Company’s global reach and leads the Company’s Sales and Marketing teams to enable sustainable growth for current and future customers across all product lines, including product innovations in autonomous driving and adjacent markets. Mr. KALKMAN is a member of the GSC. He offers over 26 years of service in the automotive industry, including several positions in Sales, Programme Management, Manufacturing Engineering, and Project Engineering. Mr. KALKMAN most recently served as Executive Director, Global Sales and Marketing since March 2014 and North America Sales Director since July 2012. In these roles, Mr. KALKMAN was responsible for growing company revenue and backlog of new business through a strong focus on customer relationships. Under Mr. KALKMAN’s direction, the Company expanded market share with targeted customers across all product lines globally. Mr. KALKMAN served as global customer manager of the Ford account from 2008 to 2012. From 1999 to 2008, Mr. KALKMAN served in various positions in the Steering Columns and Intermediate Shaft Product Line including: Programme Manager, Manufacturing Engineering Manager and Global Business Line Sales Manager. Mr. KALKMAN served as Project Engineer at Prince Corporation/Johnson Controls, Inc. from 1994 to 1998. Mr. KALKMAN began his career at the former Saginaw Steering Gear Division in Product Engineering from 1991 to 1994. Mr. KALKMAN holds a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Kettering University, the US, and a Master of Business Administration from Northwood University, the US.

Herve Boyer

Mr. Herve Paul Boyer serves as Vice President, Chief Operating Officer – Europe and South America Division of the Company since March 2016. He is responsible for gaining commitments from the business lines and leveraging corporate functions to meet the business plan of the division. He is also a member of the GSC. Mr. BOYER has over 23 years of relevant experience in the automotive industry. From May 2015 to February 2016, Mr. BOYER held the position of Executive Director of the NBHX Electronics group where he had the responsibility to run the Interior Trims business. Prior to this, Mr. BOYER spent several years within the Faurecia group where he served as President of North America Operations from June 2012 for the Interior Systems business group. From January 2009 to June 2012, Mr. BOYER was Vice President of the South Europe perimeter of Faurecia Interior Systems and previously served as Vice President for French, US and Japanese Divisions, from May 2008 to December 2008. Mr. BOYER has also served as Director for the Renault-Nissan division from January 2006 to May 2008. From 2001 to 2005, Mr. BOYER held several sales and marketing positions at Faurecia Interior Systems and served as Programme Manager from September 1994 when he joined Sommer Allibert Industrie which was acquired by Faurecia group in late 2000. Mr. BOYER earned a degree in manufacturing engineering from L’Ecole Centrale de Nantes, France, in 1994 and attended the Advance Management Programme of Harvard Business School, the US, in 2014.

Dennis Hoeg

Mr. Dennis Steven Hoeg serves as Vice President, Chief Operating Officer – North America Division of Nexteer Automotive Group Limited. He was appointed as our Vice President and Chief Operating Officer – North America Division on November 16, 2017. He is responsible for the entire North America business, gaining commitments from the business lines and leveraging corporate functions to meet the business plan of the division. He was previously Vice President of Global Operations, Manufacturing Engineering and Capital Enterprise Systems since December 2012. He has 40 years relevant automotive experience and is also a member of the GSC. Mr. HOEG served as Vice President of Engineering at Nexteer Automotive from June 2011 to November 2012. He was Executive Director of Global Supply Management from 2007 to 2011, Director of Global Manufacturing Engineering from 2002 to 2007, and Plant Manager from 1999 to 2002 at Delphi Saginaw Steering Systems. Mr. HOEG began his automotive career with GM in 1978 as a Manufacturing Engineer at the former Saginaw Steering Gear division. In 1997, he was Programme Manager for the GMT800 and L/N/P90 programmes in Plant 7, Chief Manufacturing Engineer for Hydraulic Steering in 1994, and Staff Engineer for integral gears in 1992. Following a number of assignments that included Plant Engineer, Process Engineer, Advanced Manufacturing Engineer, and Assistant Staff Engineer, he served as the Value Stream Manager for steering valves at Plant 7 in 1988. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Iowa State University, the US, in May 1978, and a Master of Science from Purdue University, Indiana, the US, in May 1983.

Jun Li

Mr. Li Jun serves as Vice President, Chief Operating Officer – Asia Pacific Division of the Company since November 16, 2017. He is responsible for overseeing our Asia Pacific division business and operations, gaining commitments from the business lines and leveraging corporate functions to meet the business plan of the division. He is also a member of the GSC. Mr. LI offers over 20 years of relevant experience in the automotive industry. Prior to his current role, Mr. LI was Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer – Asia Pacific Division with the same responsibility from October 2016. Before that, he served as Asia Pacific Steering Business Director from February 2015 to October 2016 and was responsible for developing the overall business plan and competitiveness. From May 2012 to January 2015, Mr. LI held the position as General Manager to oversee the operation on Nexteer Automotive (Suzhou) Co., Ltd.. From 2010 to May 2012, Mr. LI served as Plant Manager and was responsible for the overall operation management of Nexteer Suzhou Plant 53. During 2008 and 2010, he took the role as Programme Manager of China’s first EPS Programme management at Saginaw Steering (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. From 2004 to 2007, Mr. LI served as Programme Launch Manager and Engineering Manager at Delphi Automotive in Shanghai. Prior to joining Nexteer and Delphi Automotive, he held various supervisory positions in manufacturing, project management and engineering at Dongfeng Motor Group for 6 years, and 5 years at China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation. He obtained a Diploma in Science and Technology in mechanical engineering from Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China in 1991, and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Electronic Science & Technology of China, China in 2004.

Robin Milavec

Mr. Robin Zane Milavec serves as Vice President - Global Current Product Engineering of the Company since June 5, 2017, and Vice President of Global Engineering on January 1, 2018. He is responsible for our global product and manufacturing engineering. Mr. MILAVEC is a member of the GSC. He has over 28 years of relevant experience in the automotive industry, including positions in Product Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Operations and Quality. At Nexteer Automotive, he served as Executive Director of Global Product Engineering from August 2016 to June 2017, Director of Corporate Engineering and Global Programme Office from 2012 to 2016 and Chief Product Engineer for EPS from 2009 to 2012. At Delphi Saginaw Steering Systems, he served as Chief Product Engineer for Driveline from 2005 to 2009, Chief Manufacturing Engineer for Driveline from 2003 to 2005, and as Quality Manager for Saginaw plants 4 and 5 from 2000 to 2003. He served as an Engineering Supervisor at the Delphi Automotive Mexico Technical Centre in Juarez, Mexico from 1995 to 1997. Mr. MILAVEC began his career with General Motors in 1989 as a Product Engineer at the former Saginaw Steering Gear Division, and held several positions in engineering, quality and operations prior to his Mexico assignment in 1995. He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, New Mexico, the US, in 1989 and a Masters’ degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the US, in 1992.

Ricardo Pastor

Mr. Ricardo Antonio Pastor serves as Vice President - Global Quality and Programme Launch of the Company since November 16, 2017. He is responsible for all facets of the Global Quality function including strategic planning, execution, measurement and administration of Quality systems and controls. He is also in charge of Customer Programme Implementation (CPI) where he leads the optimisation of the CPI process and oversees programme launches to ensure successful performance. Mr. PASTOR is a member of the GSC. Mr. PASTOR brings over 33 years of experience in the automotive industry. Mr. PASTOR served as Executive Director of Global Quality at Nexteer since June 2015. Prior to leading the Global Quality function, he was Quality Director for the International and China divisions from 2010 to 2015. Mr. PASTOR was senior manager in manufacturing planning in 2009, Director of footprint expansion for Asia Pacific from 2006 to 2009 and Chief Engineer for Europe from 2004 to 2006 at Delphi Automotive. Mr. PASTOR held many other leadership positions in engineering quality and programme launch prior to 2006. Over his career, Mr. PASTOR had nine years of expatriate assignments between Europe and China. Mr. PASTOR began his automotive career with General Motors in 1984 at the former Saginaw Steering Gear Division. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering with minors in mathematics and chemistry, summa cum laude, from Saginaw Valley State College, the US, in 1987 and a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from Oakland University, the US, in 1990.

Steven Spicer

Mr. Steven Charles Spicer serves as Vice President - Global Electric Power Steering of the Company since June 5, 2017. He is responsible for the global EPS technology and product portfolio. Mr. SPICER is a member of the GSC. He offers over 35 years of relevant experience in the automotive industry, including positions in sales, marketing and engineering. Mr. SPICER most recently served as Product Line Executive, Electric Steering since 2013 and he is responsible for growing global EPS business. He was Global Business Line Sales Manager, Electric Steering at Delphi Automotive and then Nexteer from 2003 to 2013. Mr. SPICER served as Senior Marketing and Planning Administrator from 1999 to 2003 at Delphi Automotive, and as Staff Project Engineer from 1990 to 1998 at Delphi Automotive. Mr. SPICER began his automotive career with General Motors Corp. in 1982. He served as a Senior Design Engineer from 1990 to 1993, Senior Project Engineer from 1988 to 1990 and Manufacturing Engineer from 1982 to 1988. Mr. SPICER obtained a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan, the US, in 1982 and a Master’s degree in business administration from Carnegie Mellon University, the US, in 1988.

Shengqun Yang

Mr. Yang Shengqun serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. He was appointed as our non-Executive Director on March 14, 2017. Mr. YANG is responsible for the Group’s strategy and key operations and advising on our strategy and policy. Mr. YANG has 28 years of relevant experience in the automotive industry. Since July 2016, he has served as the Director and General Manager of AVIC Auto. Since February 2017, he has served as a Director of PCM China. From July 2014 to August 2016, he was appointed as the Director of the AVIC Beijing Aeronautical Manufacturing Technology Research Institute. From September 2010 to July 2014, he was appointed as the Director of AVIC Beijing Precision Engineering Institute Aircraft Industry. From June 2004 to September 2010, he served in the positions of Deputy Chief Engineer and Director of the Technical Centre, the Deputy General Manager, the Chief Engineer and the Director of Science and Technology Committee of Shenyang Liming Aero Engine Group Corporation Ltd. (Liming Corporation). From September 2000 to June 2004, he served as the Chief Engineer, the Plant Manager and the Director of the International Cooperation Department of Liming Corporation and the Assembly Test Plant Chief Engineer at the subcontract branch of Liming Corporation. From August 1992 to September 2000, he served as a Technologist, the Head of Technologist and the Head of the Workshop in Liming Corporation. He graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering from the school of Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China in 1992. In April 2007, he received a doctorate degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology, China. Mr. YANG was awarded the position of Senior Researcher by AVIC in November 2008.

Jianxun Zhang

Mr. Zhang Jianxun serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Zhang is responsible for the Group’s strategy and key operations and advising on our strategies and policies. Mr. ZHANG was appointed as a Director of Pacific Century Motors, Inc., the controlling shareholder (as defined in the Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Listing Rules”)) of the Company, in January 2018. He has held the position of Investment Director of Beijing E-Town International Investment & Development Co., Ltd. (“Beijing E-Town”) since November 2017. Mr. ZHANG has been the Chairman of the Board of Directors and General Manager of Beijing Mobile E-Town Co., Ltd. and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Beijing E-Town International Industries Investment & Development Co., Ltd. since January 2016. From December 2013 to October 2015, Mr. ZHANG served as the General Manager of SongLiao Automobile Co., Ltd. (known as Cultural Investment Holdings Co., Ltd. since April 2016), a company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (stock code: 600715). From December 2012 to December 2013, Mr. ZHANG held the position of the Head of the Asset Management Department of Beijing E-Town. From November 2008 to December 2012, he served as the Deputy General Manager of Zhongti Advertising Company Limited/Beijing Zhongti Hua’ao Consultation Co., Ltd. Prior to this, Mr. ZHANG served as a Project Leader of the Market Development Department of Beijing Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games from April 2005 to October 2008. Mr. ZHANG graduated with a major in communication and information system and obtained a master’s degree in engineering from Tianjin University, China in September 2003. In addition, he obtained a master’s degree in international marketing management in December 2004 from the University of Leeds, the United Kingdom.

Jianjun Liu

Mr. Liu Jianjun is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Nexteer Automotive Group Limited., since June 15, 2013. Mr. LIU was in the legal department of China Ocean Shipping (Group) Company container lines from July 1993 to March 1999, a Partner at Zhong Sheng Law Firm, Beijing from April 2001 to October 2006, a Senior Associate in Zhong Lun Law Firm, Beijing from November 2006 to May 2007, and has been a Partner at Zhonglun W&D Law Firm, Beijing since June 2007. Mr. LIU started practicing as lawyer in China in August 2001. He obtained a master’s degree in law from Peking University, China, in July 1998, and a law degree from Washington University in St. Louis, the US, in May 2004.

Cheng Wei

Mr. Wei Kevin Cheng is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Nexteer Automotive Group Limited., since June 15, 2013. Mr. WEI is currently a Managing Partner of a company focused on corporate finance advisory and investment banking business. Mr. WEI has held the following independent non-executive directorships in publicly listed companies: as an independent non-executive director of Tibet Water Resources Ltd., a company listed on Hong Kong Stock Exchange (stock code: 1115), since March 2011; and as an independent non-executive director of Wisdom Sports Group (stock code: 1661) since July 2013. Mr. WEI served as a Chief Financial Officer of IFM Investments Limited, a real estate services company headquartered in Beijing, from December 2007 to September 2013. IFM Investments Limited was delisted from NYSE in 2015. Prior to that, from 2006 to 2007, Mr. WEI served as the Chief Financial Officer of Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Limited (stock code: SOLF), a NASDAQ listed solar company (now known as Hanwha SolarOne Co., Ltd. and relisted on NASDAQ as Hanwha SolarOne (stock code: HSOL). Mr. WEI became a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants in February 1999. He graduated in June 1991 from Central Washington University, the US, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree (cum laude) with a double major in accounting and business administration.

Wing Fat Yick

Mr. Yick Wing Fat, Simon is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He was appointed as our Independent non-Executive Director on August 15, 2017. Mr. YICK has over 31 years of experience in audit, direct investment, investment banking and corporate advisory services. Mr. YICK currently serves as an independent non-executive director, chairman of the audit committee and member of remuneration committee and member of nomination committee of China Singyes Solar Technologies Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 750), Shenzhen Neptunus Interlong Bio-technique Company Limited (Stock Code: 8329) and Shanghai International Shanghai Growth Investment Limited (Stock Code: 770) (all of which are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange). Mr. YICK is also an independent non-executive director, convener of the remuneration and assessment committee and a member of the strategy committee of Chengdu Xingrong Environment Co., Ltd. (Stock Code: 000598.SZ), a company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. Mr. YICK was a director of the following Hong Kong incorporated private companies limited by shares which were dissolved by way of deregistration: China Q-Buy Food Company Limited (dissolved on March 2, 2012, which was dormant), Grace Silver Investments Limited (dissolved on October 3, 2008, which was dormant), Daytune Corporate Services Limited (dissolved on August 20, 2004, which provided corporate secretarial services), and Continental Race Limited (dissolved on October 27, 2000, which principally engaged in the leasing of office premises). Mr. YICK holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration, majoring in accounting, from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is a fellow member of both the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants in England.

Cameron Wang