Ma Qiang Chairman of the Board of Director
Mr. Ma Qiang has been appointed as the chairman of the board of directors of the Company and transferred from non-executive director to executive director since November 15, 2016. Mr. Ma graduated from Inner Mongolia Open University in education in July, 1989. From August 1993 to February 2006, Mr. Ma held the post of the chairman of the board of directors of Dongyitai Chemical Ltd, the chairman of the board of directors of Shengshi Huaxuan from April 2008 to May 2013. Mr. Ma has been appointed as the non-executive director of the Company since July 2, 2013. Mr. Ma Qiang is the cousin of Liu Fali, the COO and executive director of the Company and the father of Ma Tianyi, the executive director of the Company.
Xiong Zeke Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
Mr. Xiong Zeke, the executive director and chief executive officer of the Company, joined in the Group on December 14, 2012. He graduated with his Bachelor's degree from Peking University in international economy in July 1996. From July 1996 to March 2005, Mr. Xiong serviced in several departments of Shenzhen Branch of China Construction Bank. And then, from September 2008 to November 2012, he was the vice-general manager of Beijing Shengshi Huaxuan Investment Ltd, in charge of the investment, financing, merger and acquisition of the company. He had been an independent director of Huadong Medicine Co., Ltd (a listed company on Shenzhen Stock Exchange) since August 2009. He was an independent director of ShengTun Mining Group Co., Ltd (a listed company on Shenzhen Stock Exchange) from August 8, 2008 to March 2011.
Liu Fali Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director
Mr. Liu Fali has been appointed as an executive director of the Company and a director of a number of subsidiaries of the Group since October 20, 2015 and has been the Chief Operating Officer and Senior Blasting Engineer of the Company since March 1, 2017. He graduated from the Inner Mongolia Grain School. Mr. Liu has more than 17 years of experience in the civil explosive industry. From October 1997 to March 2000, he worked in Inner Mongolia Dongyitai Chemical Ltd (mainly engaged in the manufacture and sale of civil explosives). From March 2000 to April 2006, he was the manager of the manager of Sales and Purchasing Department of Dongyitai Chemical Ltd, in charge of the sale, production and purchase of civil explosives. From April 2006 to January 2008, it was appointed as the general manager of Dongyitai Chemical Ltd. Since January 2008, he has been working in Inner Mongolia Shengan Chemical Co., Ltd. in charge of management, business and safety operation. From February 2012 to July 2013, Mr. Liu acted as the general manager assistant and office director of Shengshi Huaxuan. Mr. Liu Fali is the cousin of Mr. Ma Qiang, the chairman of the board of the Company and the uncle of Mr. Ma Tianyi, the executive director of the Company.
Ding Baoshan Executive Director
Mr. Ding Baoshan has been the chairman of the board and executive director of the Company since December 14, 2012. He stepped down as the chairman of the board on November 15, 2016, yet retained the position of the executive director of the Company. He achieved his doctor of economic from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. He is a senior economist and currently the general manager of Beijing Shengshi Huaxuan Investment Ltd. Mr. Ding is also an independent director of Qinghai Huading Industry Co., Ltd. (a listed company on Shanghai Stock Exchange). Mr. Ding has been an executive director of Denway Motors Limited (The company had been a listed company on SEHK and was pulled in August 2010) from October 2000 to August 2007. From July 2000 to October 2007, Mr. Ding also serviced with key positions in GAC Group and several subsidiaries.
Qin Chunhong Executive Director
Ms. Qin Chunhong has joined the Company and acted as an executive director of the Company since December 14, 2012.She achieved her master's degree in business administration from Peking University and bachelor's degree from Henan University of Finance and Economics. She has been a member of the China Certified Tax Agents Association since 2008 and has been a member of the China Institute of Certified Public Accountants since 2000. Ms. Qin has been the chief financial officer of Beijing Shengshi Huaxuan Investment Ltd. since 2010. From 2006 to 2009, she was the chief financial officer of Inner Mongolia Shuangli Mining Co., Ltd. and served as the chief financial officer of Western Mining Group (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd from 2005 to 2006.
Ma Tianyi Assistant to the Chairman and Executive Director
Mr. Ma Tianyi has joined the Group and acted as executive director since March 1, 2017. Since 14 November 2017, Mr. Ma Tianyi has been appointed as assistant to the chairman of the Board. He graduated from Downing Collage, the University of Cambridge in natural science and achieved her bachelor's degree of Arts in June 2006. Mr. Ma Tianyi is the son of Mr. Ma Qiang, the chairman of the board of the Company and the nephew of Liu Fali, the COO and executive director of the Company.
Liu Talin Independent Non-Executive Director
Ms. Liu Tailin has been appointed as an independent non-executive director of the Company and a member of the Audit Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the Nominating Committee since December 14, 2012. She achieved her bachelor's degree from Department of Chemistry, Inner Mongolia University in inorganic chemistry. She worked as the deputy manager in Xiansheng Materials Limited of Inner Mongolia Materials Group Corporation from 1994 to 2005.
Zhang Lin Independent Non-Executive Director
Ms. Zhang Lin has been appointed as an independent non-executive director and as the chairman of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Nominating Committee since December 14, 2012. She achieved her master's degree from the University of California San Diego and bachelor's degree from the University of Ohio Marietta and the Chinese People's University. Ms. Zhang has been the director of Project Development of China Three Gorges Corporation since January 2011. Before then, she worked as an audit manager at Ernst & Young LLP from March 2003 to September 2009. Ms. Zhang is a licensed accountant in California and Georgia.
Ms. Yao Yunzhu Independent Non-Executive Director
Ms. Yao Yunzhu has been appointed as anindependent non-executive director of the Company and a member of the AuditCommittee, the Remuneration Committee and the Nominating Committee since June 1,2017. She achieved her Bachelor of Laws degree from Peking University and amaster’s degree from City University of Hong Kong. Ms. Yao has served as theAssistant General Manager of Huarong International Board of Directors since2016. She has served as the director of Policy and Market Research Office ofStrategic Planning and Investment Management Department of Industrial andCommercial Bank of China (Asia) Limited, the senior manager of strategicdevelopment of COSCO Pacific Limited (COSCO Shipping Ports Limited), and wasresponsible for project planning, project review and strategic planning andother affairs. Ms. Yao has worked in the Consular Section of the Ministry ofForeign Affairs of the Peoples’ Republic of China for 11 years. She has extensiveexperience in strategy, negotiation, operation, management and consularprotection. During the above period, she has been awarded a CheveningScholarship to study in Cambridge University.