Mr. CHEN Hanwen, aged 51, is an independent director of the Company. He is a professor at University of International Business and Economics. He had been a visiting scholar at Business School of University of Oxford, Harvard Business School and School of Business of Saint Mary’s University in Canada, and served at Xiamen University as Secretary-General of the Academic Committee, Associate Dean of the Graduate School, Associate Dean of the Management School and the head of Department of Accountancy.
Mr. CHEN served as an independent director of Industrial Securities Co., Ltd. from 2011 to 2017 and an independent director of Minsheng Holdings Co., Ltd. from 2015 to 2017 and has served as an independent director of Yango Group Co. Ltd since 2017. Mr. CHEN is currently an independent director of Shanghai Fuiou Payment Service Co., Ltd., Xiamen Bank Co., Ltd, Xiamen International Bank Co., Ltd. and Beijing Tri-Prime Gene Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Mr. CHEN graduated with a doctorate in economics from Xiamen University.
Mr. XUE Yunkui, aged 55, is an independent director of the Company. He is a professor of Accountancy at the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, a professor, doctoral advisor and post-doctoral fellow at the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, and a non-practicing member of the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Dr. XUE Yunkui had served in various positions since March 1998, including associate dean and professor of School of Accountancy at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, associate dean of Shanghai National Accounting Institute and Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, “vice chairman of the National Accounting Institute Education Steering Committee” of the Ministry of Finance and professor of School of Management at Xiamen University. Dr. XUE is currently an independent director of Baosight Software, Dazzle Fashion and Midea Group.
Dr. XUE graduated with a doctorate from Southwestern University of Finance and Economics.
Mr. LIU Jipeng, aged 63, is an independent director of the Company. He has 31 years of experience in economic and corporate research.
Mr. Liu has served as the dean and second-level professor of the Business School of the China University of Political Science and Law since November 2016 and the dean, professor and doctoral advisor of the China University of Political Science and Law Capital Finance Institute since 2015. He has been a legal counsel of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council since 2017, a vice chairman of the Independent Directors Committee of the China Association for Public Companies since 2016 and a vice chairman of the China Enterprise Reform and Development Society since 2012.
Mr. LIU was an independent director of the Company from December 2009 to January 2016 and an independent director of AVIC Capital Co., Ltd. from May 2015 to May 2017. Mr. LIU is currently an independent director at China Oceanwide Holdings Limited,China Minsheng Banking Corp., Ltd., China Tonghai International Financial Limited, Zhongjin Gold Corp., Ltd. and Chongqing Changan Atuomobile Co., Ltd.
Mr. LIU graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics from Beijing Economic College in July 1983 and graduated with a master’s degree in economics from Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in July 1986.