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Bestway Global Holding Inc (3358.HK)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Qiang Zhu

49 2012 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Founder

Kaifeng Duan

43 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Liu Feng

48 2012 Executive Vice President, Executive Director

Guozheng Tan

49 2014 Vice President, Executive Director

Shuiyong Huang

46 2012 Vice President - Research and Development and Manufacturing Department

Wei Zhao

48 2017 General Manager - Bestway Hong Kong and Joint Company Secretary

Cristobal Achurra

41 2014 General manager - Bestway Central & South America

Yaoguang Huang

35 2015 General Manager - Technology Centre

Scott Schellhase

49 2017 General Manager - Bestway USA

Yan Yu

42 2014 General Manager - Global Sales division

Simone Zesi

36 2012 General manager of Bestway Europe

Yong Zhang

43 2009 Deputy General Manager - Finished Goods Production Department

Patrizio Fumagalli

44 2017 Chief Strategic Officer

Yee Man Choy

2017 Joint Company Secretary

Guoqiang Dai

66 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Yiu Kin Lam

62 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Zhixian Yao

67 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Qiang Zhu

Mr. Zhu Qiang is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Founder of the Company. He is the founder of the Group, our Controlling Shareholder, Chairman, executive Director and chief executive officer of the Company and was appointed as a Director on June 25, 2012. Mr. Zhu is responsible for formulating overall development planning and strategic management, overseeing global management of the BESTWAY brand, making major business decisions and formulating overall operation management of the Group. With 23 years of experience with the Group, Mr. Zhu was the general manager when Shanghai Bestway Plastic was established in April 1994, and has become the Chairman and the chief executive officer of the Group since January 2001. Prior to establishing the Group in 1994, Mr. Zhu worked at Shanghai Municipal Foreign Economic Relations and Trade Commission (currently known as Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce from July 1990 to June 1993 and was responsible for import and export business such as overseas sales and marketing, sourcing and procurement. Mr. Zhu graduated from the mechanical faculty of Shanghai Institute of Mechanical Engineering and Technology (currently known as University of Shanghai for Science and Technology majoring in Mechanical Manufacturing Technology and Equipment in June 1990 and graduated from Fudan University with an Executive Master of Business Administration (‘‘EMBA’’) degree in January 2008. Over the years, Mr. Zhu has received many awards and accolades acknowledging his contributions to both the industry and the society, such as receiving the Excellent Entrepreneur in Shanghai Light Industry from the Shanghai Light Industry Association in 2010, and the Excellent Entrepreneurship Award from China Stationery & Sporting Goods Association in 2017.

Kaifeng Duan

Mr. Duan Kaifeng is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Duan is responsible for accounting, budgeting and overall financial management of the Group. Mr. Duan joined the Group in 2007 and has 10 years of experience in financial management with the Group. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Duan worked at the finance department of Shanghai Novel Colour Picture Tube Inc., (previously known as Shanghai Novel CPT Co., Ltd. from April 2000 to August 2006 and served as the accounting manager at the time of departure. Mr. Duan graduated from Dongbei University of Finance and Economics with a master’s degree in Accounting in March 2000. Mr. Duan obtained the qualification of certified public accountant (non-practicing) from the Shanghai Institute of Certified Public Accountants in March 2004 and the qualification of Senior Accountant from the Shanghai Municipal Human Resources and Social Security Bureau in December 2014.

Liu Feng

Mr. Liu Feng is Executive Vice President, Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Liu is responsible for managing government relationships, supervising human resources and general administration of the Group. Mr. Liu joined the Group in May 2002 and has 15 years of experience in management with the Group. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Liu was the deputy general manager in Shanghai City Real Estate Information Technology Co., Ltd from January 1999 to April 2002. Liu graduated from Shanghai University of Technology (currently known as Shanghai University with a major in Computer Software in July 1991. Mr. Liu also graduated from Fudan University with an EMBA degree in June 2010. Furthermore, Mr. Liu obtained the title of intermediate level engineer from Shanghai Engineering Series Light Industry Profession (Electronics) in December 2015.

Guozheng Tan

Mr. Tan Guozheng is Vice President, Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Tan is responsible for overseeing and managing finance and internal control of the Group. Mr. Tan joined the Group in November 2004 and has 13 years of experience in financial control with the Group. Mr. Tan received tertiary education at Hunan Institute of Building Material Industry (currently known as Hunan Institute of Technology and graduated in July 1991. Mr. Tan also attended the National Economics Program for master postgraduate students at the University of Shanghai for Science and Technology from April 2005 to June 2007. Mr. Tan obtained the qualification of certified public accountant (non-practicing) from the Shanghai Institute of Certified Public Accountants November 2004 and the qualification of Senior Accountant from the Shanghai Municipal Human Resources and Social Security Bureau in December 2013. Furthermore, Mr. Tan obtained the qualification of certified public valuer (non-practicing) from Shanghai Municipal Bureau in November 2006.

Shuiyong Huang

Mr. Shuiyong Huang is Vice President - Research and Development and Manufacturing Department of the Company. Mr. Huang is responsible for technology management, production management, product quality management, factory technology improvement and procurement supervision. Mr. Huang joined the Group in December 2003 and has 14 years of experience with the Group. Prior to the current position, Mr. Huang was the manager of research and development department and the general manager of the tertiary processing department of the Group. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Huang was a technician at Xiamen Tongan Silver City United Brewery from October 1992 to December 1993. Mr. Huang received secondary education majoring in Light Industrial Machinery at Shanghai Light Industry School and graduated in July 1992.

Wei Zhao

Mr. Zhao Wei is General Manager - Bestway Hong Kong and Joint Company Secretary of the Company. Mr. Zhao is responsible for overall operational management, financial management and sales support of Bestway Hong Kong. Mr. Zhao joined the Company in 1999 and has 18 years of experience with the Group. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Zhao was the export manager at Hong Kong Unisia Products Company Ltd. from December 1996 to October 1999 and was responsible for sales. Mr. Zhao graduated from East China Normal University with a bachelor’s degree in International Finance in July 1991.

Cristobal Achurra

Mr. Cristobal Achurra is General manager - Bestway Central & South America of the Company. Mr. Achurra is based in Santiago, Chile. Mr. Achurra is responsible for promotion and sales channel management and general management of sales and aftersales services in Latin America. Mr. Achurra joined the Group in 2002 and has 15 years of experience with the Group. Prior to the current position, Mr. Achurra was a sales manager and a commercial manager of Bestway Central & South America Ltd from 2002 to 2014. Mr. Achurra graduated from Escuela de Administracion Agricola de Paine, with a bachelor’s degree of Superior Level of Techics of Agricultural Administration in November 2000.

Yaoguang Huang

Mr. Huang Yaoguang is General Manager - Technology Centre of the Company. Mr. Huang is responsible for new product development, research and development project management, product safety certification, intellectual property rights, quality assurance, and global aftersales service management of the Group. Mr. Huang joined the Group in 2010 and has 7 years of experience with the Group. Prior to the current position, Mr. Huang was the sales manager and regional sales vice president of the Group. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Huang worked at Home Retail Group Procurement Consultancy (Shanghai) Limited January 2007 to February 2009 and was responsible for product procurement, and was the purchasing engineer at Shanghai Sportin Trading Co., Ltd. from February 2009 to February 2010 and was responsible for product development and supplier management. Mr. Huang graduated from Shanghai Tongji University with a bachelor’s degree in International Economics and Trade in July 2004.

Scott Schellhase

Mr. Scott Schellhase is General Manager - Bestway USA of the Company. Mr. Schellhase is based in Phoenix, United States. Mr. Schellhase is responsible for marketing and sales channel management and general management of Bestway USA. Mr. Schellhase joined the Group in 2007 and has 10 years of experience with the Group. Prior to the current position, Mr. Schellhase worked in the Group’s sales department. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Schellhase had worked at Funrise Toy Corporation from 1996 to 2007 and served as the executive vice president at the time of his departure. Mr. Schellhase graduated from North Tama High School in May 1986.

Yan Yu

Mr. Yan Yu is General Manager - Global Sales division of the Company. Mr. Yan is responsible for the overall management of the global sales division of our Group. Mr. Yan joined the Group in 2000 and has 17 years of experience with the Group. Prior to the current position, Mr. Yan was the sales manager, regional sales vice president and senior sales director of the Group. Mr. Yan graduated from Shanghai University of International Business and Economics with a bachelor’s degree in Economics majoring in International Trade in July 2000.

Simone Zesi

Mr. Simone Zesi is General manager of Bestway Europe., a subsidiary of the Company. Mr. Zesi is based in Milan, Italy. Mr. Zesi is responsible for marketing management, sales channels, customer service and finance, product compliance and testing, e-commerce operations in Europe, and supervising the Group’s branch offices in Italy, France and Germany. Mr. Zesi joined the Group in 2004 and has 13 years of experience with the Group. Prior to the current position, he worked for Bestway Europe, responsible for ecommerce, aftersales service and business development with various international retail chain stores including OBI GmbH & Co., Lidl Stiftung & Co. KG, ALDI Einkauf GmbH & Co and METRO AG. Mr. Zesi graduated with honors from Universita Cattolica Del Sacro Cuore with a doctor’s degree, a major in Foreign Languages and Literatures and a minor in Computer Science and Technology, in July 2004. Mr. Zesi also graduated from the University of Bologna Alma Graduate School with a master’s degree in General Management in February 2014.

Yong Zhang

Mr. Zhang Yong is Deputy General Manager - Finished Goods Production Department of the Company. Mr. Zhang is responsible for manufacturing and technology management, factory production management, quality management in the finished goods production department of the Group. Mr. Zhang joined the Group in 1999 and has 18 years of experience with the Group. Prior to the current position, Mr. Zhang was the workshop manager, the assistant to the head of factory and the head of factory of the subsidiaries of the Group. Mr. Zhang received tertiary education majoring in Silkworms Studies at Anhui Agricultural University and graduated in July 1996.

Patrizio Fumagalli

Mr. Patrizio Fumagalli is Chief Strategic Officer of the Company. Mr. Fumagalli is based in Phoenix, United States. Mr. Fumagalli is responsible for strategic management of global market development, product portfolio management, supervision of research and development, design and operations, and implementation of overall marketing strategy. Mr. Fumagalli joined the Group in 1998 and has 19 years of experience in management with the Group. Prior to the current position, Mr. Fumagalli had been the general manager of Bestway USA from 2013 to 2016 and of Bestway Europe from 1998 to 2012, respectively, responsible for general management, setup and continuous improvement of sales network, marketing for the North American market and the European market, product development and management of the product design team.

Yee Man Choy

Ms. Choy Yee Man is Joint Company Secretary of the Company. She has been a director of corporate services division of Tricor Services Limited since January 1, 2013, where she leads a team of professional staff to provide a full range of company secretary services. She has over 20 years of experience in the corporate services industry. Ms. Choy is currently the assistant company secretary/joint company secretary of two listed companies on the Stock Exchange, namely, KAZ Minerals PLC (stock code: 847) and Fast Retailing Co., Ltd. (stock code: 6288). Ms. Choy received a bachelor of arts degree in accountancy from City Polytechnic of Hong Kong (now known as City University of Hong Kong) in November 1992. Ms. Choy has been a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries since October 2012 and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators in the United Kingdom since October 2012.

Guoqiang Dai

Mr. Dai Guoqiang is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Dai graduated from Shanghai School of Finance and Economics currently known as Shanghai University of Finance and Economics with a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in January 1983 and July 1987 respectively. Following which, Mr. Dai obtained a Ph.D. in Economics from Fudan University in July 1994. He was the Dean of the School of Finance of Shanghai University of Finance and Economics from March 1999 to April 2006. He was the Party Secretary of the School of Finance of Shanghai University of Finance and Economics from April 2006 to July 2007. He served as the Dean and Party branch Secretary of the Master of Business Administration School of Shanghai University of Finance and Economics to April 2011. Mr. Dai served as the Party branch Secretary and associate Dean of the College of Business of Shanghai University of Finance and Economics from April 2011 to March 2016. Mr. Dai has served as a professor of finance of the School of Finance of Shanghai University of Finance and Economics since June 1995. Mr. Dai was the independent non-executive director of Bank of Shanghai Co., Ltd from February 2004 to June 2009 and has acted as its external supervisor since June 2009. He was an independent non-executive director of Shanghai Fudan Forward Science and Technology Co., a company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (stock code: 600624) from March 2008 to October 2014. Mr. Dai has served as an arbitrator on the panel of China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission since May 2014. He also serves as a member of Master of Finance Teaching Guidance Committee under the Ministry of Education of the PRC since January 2011.

Yiu Kin Lam

Mr. Lam Yiu Kin is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Lam is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, a member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, and Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (‘‘HKICPA’’). He graduated from Hong Kong Polytechnic (currently known as The Hong Kong Polytechnic University) with a higher diploma in Accountancy in October 1975. He was conferred University Fellow of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in November 2002. Mr. Lam was a partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers from 1993 to 2013. Mr. Lam was an independent non-executive director of Royal Century Resources Holdings Limited (formerly known as Kate China Holdings Limited) (stock code: 8125), a company listed on the Growth Enterprise Market of the Stock Exchange, from June 2014 to September 2015, and Mason Financial Holdings Limited (stock code: 0273), a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, from August 2015 to May 2017. Mr. Lam is currently an independent non-executive director of each of Global Digital Creations Holdings Limited (stock code: 8271); Spring Real Estate Investment Trust (stock code: 1426); Vital Mobile Holdings Limited (stock code: 6133); Shanghai Fudan-Zhangjiang BioPharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (stock code: 1349); Shougang Concord Century Holdings Limited (stock code: 0103); COSCO Shipping Ports Limited (stock code: 1199); Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited (stock code: 2689); WWPKG Holdings Company Limited (stock code: 8069); and CITIC Telecom International Holdings Limited (stock code: 1883).

Zhixian Yao

Mr. Yao Zhixian Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Yao studied in the Department of Union of China Union Academy (currently known as China Institute of Industrial Relations). from September 1983 to December 1985, and studied at Correspondence College of the Central School of the Communist Party of China from August 1995 to December 1997 with a bachelor degree majoring in Economics and Management. From July 2001 to February 2003, he studied and graduated from the postgraduate program of Laws at China University of Political Science and Law. Mr. Yao worked as a section chief and vice-chairman of Shanghai Light Industry Union from December 1981 to March 1999. Mr. Yao was employed by Shanghai Forever Co., Ltd. (currently known as Zhonglu Co., Ltd. as the party secretary and chairman of the Board from April 1999 to April 2002. Mr. Yao was the vice chairman of both Shanghai Light Industry Union and Shanghai Light Industry Federation of Trade Union from May 2002 to August 2015. Mr. Yao has been the general secretary of Shanghai Light Industry Association since September 2015, and the vice president of Shanghai Federation of Industrial Economics and Shanghai Federation of Economic Organizations member of Shanghai Consumer Council since December 2015.