Independent non-executive Directors
Zhang Zhigang (Chairman and Executive Director)
Mr. Zhang is a director of each of Sino Polymer New Materials Co., Ltd. ("Sino Polymer"), Haton Polymer Limited ("Haton Polymer"), 四川得陽特種新材料有限公司 (Sichuan Deyang Special New Materials Co., Ltd.), 四川得陽工程塑料開發有限公司 (Sichuan Deyang Engineering Plastic Development Co., Ltd.) and 四川得陽化學有限公司 (Sichuan Deyang Chemical Co., Ltd.) ("Deyang Chemical"), all being the subsidiaries of the Company, and the chief executive officer of Sino Polymer and its subsidiaries ("Sino Polymer Group"). He joined Sino Polymer Group in 2006. Mr. Zhang has over 10 years of experience in PPS production and 25 years of experience in chemical production management. He has been the chairman of Sichuan Hua Tong Special Plastic Research Centre Co., Ltd. (四川華通特種工程塑料研究中心有限公司) and Sichuan Haton Enterprise Co., Ltd. (四川省華拓實業發展股份有限公司) since 2003 and 2006, respectively. Mr. Zhang was the deputy manager of Sichuan Haton Enterprise Co., Ltd. from 2000 to 2003, which is engaged in chemical production including PPS production. He worked as the general manager in Sichuan Huatong Wood Co., Ltd. (四川華通木業有限公司) from 1998 to 2000 and the manager of securities department in Sichuan Polymer Co., Limited (四川聚酯股份有限公司) from 1996 to 1998. Mr. Zhang was also the manager of the enterprise management department of Zigong Dongxin Electrical Carbon Co., Ltd. (自貢東新電碳股份有限公司) from 1982 to 1996. He currently serves as an adjunct professor.
Zhang Daming (CEO and Executive Director)
Mr. Zhang is a senior economist and holds a master degree in Integral Management from Tao University and a bachelor degree in Political Economics from Sichuan University (四川大學). Mr. Zhang Daming worked as the department head and the deputy secretary of Sichuan Provincial Economic System Reform Committee (四川省經濟體制改革委員會) and the general manager of Chuanmei Mirabilite. In addition, he was the general manager of Top Promise Resources Limited (the "Top Promise") and the executive director and general manager of Sichuan Chuanmei Special Glauber Salt Co., Ltd. ("Chuanmei Glauber Salt"), an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of the Issuer. He was appointed as an executive Director and chief executive officer of the Group on 1 February 2008.
Gou Xingwu (Executive Director)
Mr. Gou is an engineer and holds a high diploma in Chemical Industrial Mechanics from Sichuan Luzhou Chemical Industry College (四川省瀘州化工學院). Mr. Gou Xingwu worked as the deputy head of the production department, deputy factory director, factory director, assistant to general manager and the deputy general manager of Chuanmei Mirabilite and the deputy general manager of Sichuan Chuanmei Special Glauber Salt Co., Ltd. ("Chuanmei Glauber Salt"), one of the subsidiaries of the Company. Currently, he is an executive director of Sichuan Chuanmei Mirabilite Co., Ltd. ("Chuanmei Mirabilite"), one of the subsidiaries of the Company, and Chuanmei Glauber Salt.
Tan Jianyong (Executive Director)
Mr. Tan is a director of each of Sino Polymer, Haton Polymer, Deyang Chemical and Deyang Materials, all being the subsidiaries of the Company. He has also been the chairman of Deyang Chemical and Deyang Materials since 28 January 2010 and 25 January 2010, respectively. Mr. Tan joined Sino Polymer Group on 10 June 2008. Prior to this, he worked as the deputy general manager in Sichuan Deyang Science & Technology Co., Ltd. (四川得陽科技股份有限公司), a company engaged in chemical production including PPS production since 2004. He also worked with Cheng Du Aeroplane Industry Company (成都飛機工業公司) from 1996 to 2004 and was responsible for production management. With his current and previous positions in Sino Polymer Group and other companies, Mr. Tan has over 10 years of experience in machinery and chemical production. Mr. Tan received a bachelorís degree in Huabei Aero Industrial Academy in June 1996.
Koh Tiong Lu, John (Independent Non-executive Director)
Mr. Koh was a managing director and a senior advisor to The Goldman Sachs Group. He is chairman of the audit committee of the board of directors of NSL Ltd (formerly known as Natsteel Ltd), a publicly traded Singapore conglomerate. Mr. Koh Tiong Lu, John holds a degree of Bachelor of Arts and a degree of Master of Arts from University of Cambridge and is a graduate of Harvard Law School. He was appointed as an independent non-executive Director on 25 May 2009.
Wong Chun Keung (Independent Non-executive Director)
Mr. Wong is a practicing barrister in Hong Kong. He obtained a degree of Bachelor of Science and a degree of Master of Business Administration from the University of Hong Kong in 1991 and 1998 respectively. He also holds a degree of Bachelor of Laws from the University of London and the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws from the University of Hong Kong. He was called to the Bar in Hong Kong in 2002 and was in private practice since 2003. He was appointed as an independent non-executive Director on 25 May 2009.
Xia Lichuan (Independent Non-executive Director)
Mr. Xia graduated from Anhui University (安徽大學) with a bachelor degree of economics, obtained a master degree of economics from Graduate School of the People's Bank of China (中國人民銀行總行金融研究所) and a master degree of business administration in finance from City University London, and eventually a doctoral degree of philosophy in finance from the Sir John Cass Business School under City University London. Mr. Xia is currently the chief economist of Cypress House Asset Management Company Limited and served as the project manager of the People's Bank of China and the senior manager of the institutional brokerage department of Guotai Junan Securities (Hong Kong) Company Limited. He was appointed as an independent non-executive Director on 3 March 2010.
Wong Kui Tong (Company Secretary)
Mr. Wong is the company secretary of the Company and finance manager of the Group. Mr. Wong joined the Group in March 2009 as the accounting manager of Top Promise. Mr. Wong has over 8 years of experience in auditing, accounting and financial management, and is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Wong worked in PricewaterhouseCoopers for 5 years. Mr. Wong obtained a bachelorís degree of Arts in Accountancy from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Luo Hua (Chief Financial Officer)
Mr. Luo is a director of each of Deyang Chemical, Deyang Materials and Deyang Plastic, and the chief financial officer of the Group. Mr. Luo is responsible for the Groupís financial matters. Prior to joining the the Group in June 2008, Mr. Luo worked with Sichuan Huaqiang Accounting Firm since 2000, where his last position was the chief auditor from 2006 to 2008. With his current and previous positions in the the Group and in Sichuan Huaqiang Accounting Firm, Mr. Luo has over 10 years of experience in accounting and auditing, which is relevant to the management of the Group.
Shan Tong (Marketing Director)
Mr. Shan is the marketing director of the Group. He joined the the Group in 2008. Prior to this, Mr. Shan worked with Sichuan Jiuda Salt Group Co., Ltd. (四川久大鹽業集團有限公司) from 1996 to 2008, where his last position was the director of the logistics and transportation department. In addition, he served as regional sales manager in Zigong Honghua Co., Ltd. from 1991 to 1995. With his current and previous positions in the the Group and other companies, Mr. Shan has over 18 years of experience in sales and marketing.
Li Hongqing (Production Director)
Mr. Li is an engineer. He holds a bachelor degree in Business Administration from South Western University of Finance and Economics (西南財經大學) and a high diploma in Chemistry Technology and Engineering from Sichuan United University (四川聯合大學) (now known as Sichuan University (四川大學)). Mr. Li worked as an operator, a controller, the deputy director of the production factory, the director of the production factory, the manager and the deputy general manager of production department of Chuanmei Mirabilite. He is currently the general manager of Chuanmei Mirabilite and the general manager of Chuanmei Glauber Salt.
Gou Liangwu (Chief Engineer)
Mr. Gou is the chief engineer of the Group. Mr. Gou has also been a director of Deyang Chemical and Deyang Materials since 28 January 2010 and 25 January 2010, respectively. He joined the Group in September 2003. Prior to this, he was the deputy general manager of Sichuan Deyang Science & Technology Co., Ltd. from January 2004 to December 2007. Mr. Gou also worked with Zigong Honghua Co., Ltd (自貢鴻鶴化工股份有限公司) from 1993 to 2004, where he participated in the research of PPS technology and production and was also responsible for the operation and engineering management of the chlorine and alkali systems. He was the head of the equipment department and the production technology department from 2000 to 2004. With his current and previous positions in the Group and other companies, Mr. Gou has over 15 years of experience in the PPS industry. Mr. Gou received a bachelorís degree in engineering from Wuhan Institute of Technology in 1992.
Liu Qiru (Mining Director)
Mr. Liu is a senior engineer and holds a high diploma in Mining from Kunming Industrial College (昆明工學院) (now known as Kunming University of Science and Technology (昆明理工大學)). Mr. Liu worked as the deputy mining chief, mining chief, the head and manager of the production and technology department, the chief engineer of Chuanmei Mirabilite and project manager for the construction of the Guangji production facility. Currently, he is the chief engineer of Chuanmei Mirabilite and Chuanmei Glauber Salt.
Cao Bin (Deputy Marketing Director)
Mr. Cao holds a bachelor degree of International Economic and Trading from Sichuan United University (四川聯合大學) (now known as Sichuan University (四川大學)). Mr. Cao Bin worked as the deputy manager of its sales department, the deputy general manager of the sales and marketing department of Chuanmei Mirabilite.