Biographical Details of Directors
Mr. Yang Ying Min, aged 48, was appointed as an Executive Director of the Company on 25 August 2014 and was subsequently appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Company on 22 September in the same year. He was appointed as the Chairman of the Board of the Company on 4 January 2016. Mr. Yang graduated from Peoples Public Security University of China with a Bachelor of Laws LL.B.. After graduation, he worked in Xian Municipal government, Shaanxi Province, China. In 2010, he joined Shaanxi Province Luo Nan Xian Jiu Long Kuang Ye Company Limited (“Jiu Long Kuang Ye”), the Company’s subsidiary, as deputy managing director. In 2012, he was appointed as chairman of Jiu Long Kuang Ye. Mr. Yang has extensive experience in management and legal affairs relevant to mining industry.
Mr. Qian Yi Dong, aged 32, was appointed as an Executive Director of the Company on
15 March 2011 and wasthen appointed as the Deputy Chairman of the Board on
21 April 2011. He is also currently a director of certainsubsidiaries
of the Company. Mr. Qian graduated from Beijing Normal University Zhuhai
majored in electroniccommerce. He is also a director of Universal Union
Limited and China Wan Tai Group Limited, the controllingshareholders
of the Company.
Mr. Zhang Jia Kun, aged 70, was appointed as an Executive Director of the Company on
14 August 2009, and is also currently a director of certain subsidiaries of the
Company. He graduated from Shanghai Education College andShanghai
Business College where he majored in professional mathematics and financial
management respectively.He has extensive experience in financial
management. Currently, he is the general manager of finance of Wan TaiGroup
Limited and the legal representative and chairman of the Company’s wholly-owned
subsidiary Shanghai YuanBei Trading Company Limited.
Mr. Xu Zi Jing, aged 30, was appointed as an Executive Director of the Company on 9 April 2018, he graduated with a bachelor degree from the School of Electronic
Information and Electrical Engineering of Shanghai Jiaotong University. He is one of the
pioneers in the blockchain industry in Asia Pacific and is an internationally renowned
investor and entrepreneur in the internet finance industry, and he has nearly 10 years of
experience in the blockchain industry. He has a wealth of experience in strategic planning
and operating investment in start-up companies.
Mr. Xu is the co-founder of Blockchain Global, Australia which is the largest and fastestgrowing
blockchain startup company in Australia. Its businesses include blockchain cloud
data centers, blockchain asset exchanges, and blockchain-related startups/project incubation
centres. Blockchain Global has established strategic partnerships with IBM, Amazon,
Microsoft, KPMG, Shine Wing, etc.
INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS
Mr. William Fong, aged 38 was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director and the Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Company on 15 October 2015. He holds a Master Degree in Business Administration from the University of Hong Kong and a Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in Accountancy from City University of Hong Kong. Mr. Fong has over twelve years of experience in audit and finance. He has been the chief financial officer of China Kangda Food Company Limited, a company dual listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Hong Kong Stock Exchange”) and Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited, since July 2010. Before that, Mr. Fong had respectively worked in two international accounting firms for seven years. He is a member of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Taxation Institute of Hong Kong respectively. He was an independent non-executive director of ZMFY Automobile Glass Services Limited, a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, from September 2013 to January 2015.
Mr. Leung Kar Fai, aged 39, was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director and the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of the Company on 24 November 2015. He holds a Master of Philosophy in Earth Sciences and Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours) from the University of Hong Kong. Mr. Leung has expensive experience in mineral exploration, project management, mining project evaluation as well as course management related to geology and natural resources management. He is currently a director of Dragon Global Group, a subsidiary of North Asia Strategic Holdings Limited (“North Asia Strategic”), and is a non-executive director of Future Bright Mining Holdings Limited (“Future Bright Mining”). North Asia Strategic and Future Bright Mining are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Mr. Leung is currently the chairman of both the Geological Society of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Mining Investment Professional Association.
Dr. Cheng Chak Ho, aged 48, was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company on 12 April 2001. Dr. Cheng obtained a Bachelor of Science in Building, a Master degree in Urban Design from the University of Hong Kong. He has over 25 years’ experience in property development, property investment, valuation and corporate finance. Among others, Dr. Cheng is a Fellow of: Institute of Public Accountants, The Royal Society of Medicine, The Hong Kong Institute of Directors, The Society of Operations Engineers, and Institution of Plant Engineers.