Independent Non-Executive Director
Independent Non-Executive Director
Independent Non-Executive Director
General Manager of the Safety Technology Department
Chief Coal Mine Engineer
Deputy Chief Geological Engineer
Mr. Zhang Li (張力), aged 65, has been the chairman and an executive Director of our Company since 6 March 2012. He graduated from Guangzhou Open University (廣州市廣播電視大學) in 1986 and is responsible for our Group’s overall business strategy and corporate development and the identification of potential acquisition targets for our Group which he founded in 2006. Mr. Zhang is the father of Mr. Zhang Liang, Johnson and the brother of Ms. Zhang Lin.
Mr. Zhang was the secretary of the Youth League Committee of Guangzhou Second Light Industry Bureau (廣州市二輕局) from 1975 and 1981 and the head of production department of Guangzhou Baiyun District Rural Enterprise Administration (廣州市白雲區鄉鎮企業管理局) from 1981 to 1985 and the general manager of Guangzhou Meihuacun Hotel (廣州市梅花村酒店) and Guangzhou Tianli Property Development Corp. (廣州天力房地產開發公司), the predecessor of Guangzhou R&F Properties Co., Ltd. (廣州富力地產股份有限公司), a company listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Stock Exchange”), from 1985 to 1994 and from 1994 to 2000, respectively. As one of the co-founders and controlling shareholders of Guangzhou R&F Properties Co., Ltd. (廣州富力地產股份有限公司), he is currently its chief executive officer and one of the co- chairmen and executive directors. Mr. Zhang is a member of the 11th and 12th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (中國人民政治協商會議全國委員會), the chairman of China Real Estate Chamber of Commerce (全國工商聯房地產商會) and a director and a part-time professor of Jinan University (暨南大學) in China.
Mr. Gu Jianhua (顧建華), aged 64, has been an executive Director and the chief executive officer of the Company since 7 January 2013. He studied economics and management at the Central Party School (中央黨校) in the PRC from 1994 to 1996, and is a senior engineer in China.
Mr. Gu has nearly 40 years of experience in the coal mining industry of China. Prior to joining our Group in September 2009. Mr. Gu worked in Fengcheng Mining Bureau (豐城礦務局) in Jiangxi Province, China from 1971 to 1995 where he accumulated extensive experience in coal production and safety management while serving in various senior positions including as deputy mine manager of Jianxin No. 2 Coal Mine (建新二礦) and as deputy chief engineer of the bureau. He served as general manager of a company under the Ministry of Coal Industry (煤炭工業部) in Qingdao, China from 1995 to 1997, assistant to the general manager of the China Coal Comprehensive Utilisation Group Company (中國煤炭綜合利用集團公司) and head of its general office from 1997 to 1999, deputy head of the Coal Industry Comprehensive Utilisation of Technology Consultation Centre (煤炭綜合利用多種經營技術諮詢中心) under the Ministry of Coal Industry (煤炭工業部) of China from 1999 to 2002, chairman and party secretary of China Coal Electric Company Limited (中煤電氣有限公司) from 2002 to 2004 with key responsibilities for overseeing the production of high- and low-voltage electrical cabinets, as well as deputy secretary and general manager for the mineral resources development department of China Coal Comprehensive Utilisation Group Company (中國煤炭綜合利用集團公司) from 2004 to 2009 with key responsibilities in mineral resources development and technology consultation.
Mr. Gu is a committee member of the National Technical Committee of Standardisation of Low-voltage Switchgear and Control Equipment Administration of the PRC (中華人民共和國全國低壓成套開關設備和控制設備標準化技術委員會).
Mr. Gu directed and wrote numerous dissertations, including the “Measures for the Administration of Safety Production (安全生產管理辦法)” for Fengcheng Mining Bureau (豐城礦務局) of Jiangxi Province, China in 1994 and the “Provisional Measures for the Administration of Safety Production (安全生產管理試行辦法)” of Beijing Zhongmei Electric Co., Ltd. (北京中煤電氣有限公司) in November 2002, which was then consolidated into the document “Zhongmei Electric Installation No. 001 (中煤電氣安裝001號文)”, and won various prizes for scientific and technological achievements, including awards in relation to the redevelopment of certain mine shaft ventilation systems and the construction of a new mine for Fengcheng Mining Bureau (豐城礦務局) between 1973 to 1974 and 1982 to 1986, respectively. Mr. Gu was awarded a certificate of long-term service in the coal industry by China National Coal Association (中國煤炭工業協會) in 2005 in recognition of his contributions to the coal industry of China throughout the years.
Mr. Zhang Liang, Johnson (張量), aged 36, has been an executive Director since 6 March 2012. He assists Mr. Zhang Li in devising the overall business strategy and corporate development plan of our Group. Mr. Zhang is the son of Mr. Zhang Li and the nephew of Ms. Zhang Lin.
Mr. Zhang has been a president of Guangzhou Heng Liang Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Co., Ltd. (廣州恒量機電工程有限公司) , a construction company, and a director of Hengleung Construction Holdings Limited (恒量建設集團有限公司) , an investment holding company, since 2010 and 2008, respectively, and participated in the overall business strategic planning of these companies.
Mr. Zhang is the sole director of King Lok Holdings Limited, which held approximately 62.96% of the issued share capital of the Company as of 31 December 2017.
Ms. Zhang Lin (張琳), aged 69, has been a non-executive Director of the Company since 6 March 2012. She graduated from the South China University of Technology (華南理工大學) with a bachelor degree in electrical engineering theory and electronic technology in 1982 and served as a teaching assistant and a lecturer at the same university from 1982 to 1993 and was an associate professor from 1993 to 2003, teaching electrical principles and electronic technology. She has been a non- executive director of Guangzhou R&F Properties Co., Ltd. (廣州富力地產股份有限公司), a company listed on the Stock Exchange, since 2004. Ms. Zhang is the sister of Mr. Zhang Li and the aunt of Mr. Zhang Liang, Johnson.
Ms. Liu Peilian (劉佩蓮), aged 64, has been an independent non-executive Director of the Company since 6 March 2012. She completed her undergraduate education in finance and accounting from Guangzhou Open University (廣州市廣播電視大學) in 1990 and obtained her master’s degree in business administration from Murdoch University in Australia in 2002. Ms. Liu is an accountant, a certified public accountant and a certified tax agent in the PRC and has approximately 40 years of experience in finance and accounting. She worked in the Bureau of Finance of Guangzhou Municipality (廣州市財政局) from 1971 to 1985 and held various senior positions with Shu Lun Pan Yangcheng Certified Public Accountants Co., Ltd. (立信羊城會計師事務所有限公司) and its predecessor firms including director, deputy chief accountant and consultant between 1985 to 2009. She has been a consultant of Qinghai Huading Industrial Co., Ltd. (青海華鼎實業股份有限公司), a manufacturer of mechanical products listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, since 2010 and an independent director of Keda Industrial Co., Ltd. (廣東科達機電股份有限公司) from 2009 to 2015, another manufacturer of mechanical products listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, and GRG Banking Equipment Co., Ltd. (廣州廣電運通金融電子股份有限公司), an automatic teller machine supplier listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, from 2011 to 2017. Moreover, she has been an independent director of Guangzhou Hongteo Accurate Technology Co., Ltd. (廣東鴻特精密技術股份有限公司), a company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, from 2013 to 2016.
Mr. Zheng Ercheng (鄭爾城), aged 60, has been an independent non-executive director of the Company since 24 March 2015. He has extensive experience in China’s banking industry and financial sector. He was the sub-branch deputy governor and then governor of China Construction Bank, Guangzhou Branch, Tianhe Sub-branch from 1987 to 1997, the general manager of the International Business Department of the Guangzhou Branch of the China Construction Bank from 1997 to 1999 and the general manager of the Guangzhou Branch of Cinda Asset Management Company from 1999 to 2000. He was also a supervisor of the supervisory committee of Guangzhou R&F Properties Co., Ltd. (Stock Code: 2777), which is a company listed on the Stock Exchange from June 2004 to May 2014 and a director of PCI-Suntek Technology Co., Ltd., (佳都新太科技股份有限公司) (Stock Code: 600728), which is a company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, from February 2008 to April 2014. Mr. Zheng has retired from active employment since 2000.
Mr. Zheng is an independent non-executive director, the chairman of the remuneration committee, a member of the audit committee and nomination committee of Guangzhou R&F Properties Co., Ltd., a position he has held since May 2014.
Ms. Xue Hui (薛慧), aged 62, was appointed as an independent non-executive director of the Company on 22 April 2016. She has extensive experience in the construction and real estate industries. She acquired a certificate of Intermediate Economist in 2003, and has served as the department head of the personnel office of Guangzhou Municipal Farm Administration (廣州市農場管理局) from 1974 to 1993, the deputy general manager of Guangzhou Sino Properties Development Company Ltd (廣州信和房地產開發有限公司) from 1994 to 2003 and the general manager of Chongqing R&F Properties Development Company Ltd (重慶富力城地產開發有限公司) from 2003 to 2015.
Mr. Xiao Runzhang (肖潤章), aged 59, is the general manager of the safety technology department of our Group. He graduated from Hebei Institute of Coal Architectural Engineering (河北煤炭建築工程學院) (now known as Hebei University of Engineering (河北工程大學)) in the PRC in infrastructure management and engineering in 1987. He is a qualified civil engineer and a qualified mining engineer in China.
Mr. Xiao has over 30 years of experience in coal mine engineering. Prior to joining our Group in July 2007, Mr. Xiao worked in Xuangang Mining Bureau (軒崗礦務局) of Shanxi Province, China from 1980 to 1994 for over 13 years, during which he held various senior positions including deputy director and accumulated extensive experience in mine construction management through his involvement in various projects including the construction of Xuangang Thermal Power Plant (軒崗電廠) and relevant coal washing and processing facilities in Shanxi Province, China. He also served as deputy general manager of Shanxi Coal Mechanisation Construction Company (山西煤炭機械化施工公司) from 1994 to 2007 for over 13 years, during which he oversaw mine construction projects involving Jincheng Mining Bureau (晉城礦務局) and Lu’an Mining Bureau (潞安礦務局), Shaqu Mine (沙曲礦) which is ultimately owned by China Coal Energy Company Limited (中國中煤能源股份有限公司), a company listed on the Stock Exchange and the Shanghai Stock Exchange, and Shanxi Coking Coal Group Co., Ltd. (山西焦煤有限責任公司), a Shanxi-based coking coal company, Pingshuo Anjialing Coal Mine (平朔安家嶺煤礦) which is also owned ultimately by China Coal Energy Company Limited and various other mines.
Mr. Zhu Mingbao (朱明寶), aged 50, is the chief coal mine engineer of our Group. He completed studies in mine shaft construction at Datong Coal Industry Institute (大同煤炭工業學校) (now known as Shanxi Datong University (山西大同大學)) in Shanxi Province, China in 1989 and in sales and marketing at Yancheng Industrial College (鹽城工業專科學校) (now known as Yancheng Institute of Technology (鹽城工學院)) in 1995. He is studying coal mine production technology at Inner Mongolia University of Technology (內蒙古工業大學) in China. He is a qualified engineer in coal mine safety and production in China.
Mr. Zhu has over 21 years of experience in coal mine engineering. Prior to joining our Group in May 2010, Mr. Zhu was the technical manager of the Guqiao Coal Mine (顧橋煤礦) owned by Huainan Mining (Group) Co., Ltd. (淮南礦業(集團)有限責任公司), a state-owned coal mining company, in Anhui Province, China from 2006 to 2010 and was responsible for coal mine engineering and management. At Guqiao Coal Mine, he took part in the building of y-type ventilation systems which enhanced work safety in a high gas environment. He held various positions including deputy chief mine engineer in coal mines in Xuzhou in Jiangsu Province, China for over 16 years from 1989 to 2006, during which he co-designed the waterproof coal pillars utilised for a coal mine situated under a lake, which not only enhanced production safety but also enabled the extraction of more coal from the mine, and reconstructed its adit so that it bypassed the variegated mudstone layer where the underground pathway was often damaged as a result of the passing of heavy machinery. At a steep-slope mine in Xuzhou, he utilised anchor cables for support in tunnel constructions which enabled the extraction of more coal from the floor of the tunnel and the space left behind were used to store rock spoils which reduced the need to expropriate land for above-ground rock spoil heaps.
Mr. Li Yuncheng (李運成), aged 51, is the head of the Group’s Dafanpu Coal Mine, and is responsible for matters concerning routine safety production and operation management of the Dafanpu Coal Mine. He graduated from Shanxi Mining Institute (山西礦業學院) in China in 1985 with a bachelor degree in mining construction engineering.
Mr. Li has over 25 years of working experience in coal mining in China. Prior to joining the Group in 2013, Mr. Li assumed positions such as deputy head of mine and head of control room in coal mining enterprises in China.
Mr. Zhao Yanguo (趙衍國), aged 50, is the deputy chief geological engineer of the Group’s Dafanpu Coal Mine, and is responsible for geological water prevention and control measures management of the Dafanpu Coal Mine, ensuring safety production from geological and technical level. He obtained the qualification of assistant engineer in China in 2004, intermediate engineer in China in 2007 and senior mining engineer in China in 2012.
Mr. Zhao has over 20 years of working experience in coal mining in China. Prior to joining the Group in 2010, Mr. Zhao was responsible for the construction survey work at the oil depot of South Korea’s SK Group in Yeosu, South Korea during the period from 2005 to 2007 and also held the positions of underground workforce technical team leader, geological survey division leader and survey engineer of engineering department in various coal mining enterprises in China like China’s Feicheng Mining Group.
Mr. Bai Xinjiang (白新江), aged 37, joined our Group in 2012. Currently, he is the deputy head of safety of the Group’s Dafanpu Coal Mine, and is responsible for functions concerning safety management, supervision and inspection of the Dafanpu Coal Mine. He graduated from Shandong University of Science and Technology (山東科技大學), China in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in mining engineering.
Mr. Bai has over 20 years of working experience in the coal mining industry in China. Mr. Bai held various management positions and served as the department head of coal mining of the Xuzhou Mining Affairs Group during the period from 2003 to 2012.
Mr. Ma Tianfeng (馬天峰), aged 53, is the head of the Group’s Dafanpu Coal Washing Plant (大飯鋪洗煤廠), and is responsible for matters concerning daily operations as well as safety management, supervision and inspection of the Dafanpu Coal Washing Plant. He graduated from Xi’an Mining Institute (西安礦業學院) in 1984.
Mr. Ma has over 30 years of working experience in the coal mining industry in China. Joining our Group in 2010, Mr. Ma served as the department head of mechanical and electrical as well as safety supervision of the Shenhua Ningmei Dawu Coal Washing Plant (神華寧煤大武洗煤廠) during the period from 2008 to 2010.
Mr. Li Qinsheng (李秦生), aged 31, is the deputy chief coal mine engineer of the Group. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in mining engineering from China University of Mining and Technology in 2008. Mr. Li has over 8 years of experience in coal mining engineering. He joined our Group in August 2010, and served as the head of production technology and design department of Songzao Coal and Electric Company (松藻煤電公司) during the period from 2008 to 2010, and was responsible for production technology and process design of coal mines.
Mr. Chan Kwok Wai Danny (陳國偉), aged 44. He joined our Group as the finance manager in September 2012 and was primarily responsible for functions including corporate finance and financial management. Subsequently, he was formally promoted as the company secretary of the Company on 21 August 2015. Prior to joining the Group, he held auditing and financial positions in various accounting firms and listed companies (with more than 15 years of experience in financial audits and corporate finance). Mr. Chan graduated from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2002 with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. He is a member of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a Fellow of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants respectively.
Listed Date 23 Mar 2012
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