Mr. WANG Di is our chairman and non-executive director. He was appointed as the executive director in November 2010 and the deputy chairman of the Company in July 2012. He was the head of branding of the Group from 2006 to June 2013. Mr. WANG has been re-designated as the chairman and non-executive director of the Company from 15 July 2013. Mr. WANG attended the bachelor’s degree course of Information Conflict from the Electronic Engineering Institute of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (中國人民解放軍電子工程學院) from 2001 to 2005. He joined Xiwang Group Company Limited (“Xiwang Group”, 西王集團有限公司) in August 2005 and the Group in January 2006. He was in charge of the international trading business of the Group from 2005 to June 2013 and has been in charge of international trading business of Xiwang Group for more than seven years. Mr. WANG has been granted with various awards and honours, including outstanding worker for enterprise education and training of Shandong Province in 2006, labour model of Binzhou city of Shangdong Province of the PRC, labour model of Shandong Province and outstanding entrepreneur in food industry of Shandong Province. Mr. WANG is the chairman of Xiwang Foodstuffs Company Limited (“Xiwang Foodstuffs”, a company listed on the Main Board of the Shenzhen Stock Exchange under stock code 000639 in February 2010), and a non-executive director of Xiwang Special Steel Company Limited (“Xiwang Special Steel”, a company listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited under stock code 1266 in February 2012). Mr. WANG is the son of Mr. WANG Yong, who is a non-executive director.
Mr. WANG Jin Tao is our cheif executive officer and executive director. Mr. WANG possess more than 10 years of management experience. He graduated from the professional course in business administration of The Open University of China（中央廣播電視大學）in January 2011 and worked as the deputy department head of the security department of the Xiwang Group, ultimate holding company of the Company between July 2005 to May 2006. He became the administrative deputy general manager of Xiwang Foodstuffs Company Limited（西王食品股份有限公司）(a company listed on the Main Board of the Shenzhen Stock Exchange under stock code 000639 in February 2010 and is effectively held as to 52.08% by the Xiwang Group) (“Xiwang Foodstuffs”) from May 2006 to December 2006. He was appointed as the procuring deputy general manager of the Xiwang Foodstuffs from December 2006 to October 2008, the executive deputy general manager of Shandong Xiwang Biotechnology Company Limited（山東西王生化科技有限公司）(“Xiwang Biotechnology”) from October 2008 to August 2009, the production deputy general manager of Shandong Xiwang Sugar Company Limited（山東西王糖業有限公司） from August 2009 to December 2009, the executive deputy general manager of the Xiwang Group First Industrial Park（西王集團第一工業園）from December 2009 to November 2010, the factory manager of the Fourth Starch Plant of Xiwang Biotechnology（山東西王生化科技有限公司澱粉四廠）from May 2011 to August 2012, and the general manager of the Zouping County Xiwang Power Co. Ltd（鄒平縣西王動力有限公司）from August 2012 to May 2015. Since June 2015, he has been the general manager of Shangdong Xiwang Property Company Limited（山東西王置業有限公司）(“Shangdong Xiwang Property”), a whollyowned subsidiary of the Company.
Mr. WANG Wei Min is our executive director. Mr. WANG joined the Group in September 1992 and has more than 22 years of experience in engineering management. He graduated from the professional course in microcomputer of the Zouping County Professional College（鄒平縣成人中等專業學校）of Shandong Province in July 1992 and worked in the Zouping Xiwang Oil Cotton Factory （鄒平西王油棉廠）from September 1989 to September 1992. He joined the Shandong Xiwang Property Company Limited（山東西王置業有限公司） as the department head of the engineering department from September 1992 to October 2001 and became the general manager of Xiwang Real Estate Development Company Limited（西王房地產開發有限公司）, a subsidiary of Shangdong Xiwang Property from October 2001 to February 2008. Since February 2008, he has been the deputy general manager of Shangdong Xiwang Property.
Mr. CHENG Gang is our executive director. He has around 16 years of experience in property development. He studied Construction and Structural Engineering Professional Course at Tsinghua University from 1997 to 2000 and was qualified as a registered national first-class constructor in 2010. During the period from 1996 to 2006, Mr. CHENG worked at Shandong Tonglian Information Industrial (Group) Company Limited (山東通聯信息產業（集團）有限公司) as technician and was promoted from assistant engineer to manager of construction department in 2002. Since 2006, he joined Shandong Xiwang Property as project in-charge and was promoted to deputy general manager in 2011. Mr. CHENG was appointed as an executive director of the Company on 15 July 2013.
Mr. WANG Yong is our non-executive director and one of the founders of the Group. Mr. WANG was appointed as the chairman and the executive director of the Company in March 2005 and has been re-designated as the deputy chairman and non-executive director of the Company from 15 July 2013. Mr. WANG was the legal representative of Zouping County Xiwang Social Benefits Oil and Cotton Factory (鄒平縣西王社會福利油棉廠) from 1986 to 1992 and of Zouping County Xiwang Industrial Head Company from 1993 to 1996. He was the managing director of Xiwang Group from 1996 to 2001. Mr. WANG has been the chairman of the board of directors of Xiwang Group since 2001. Mr. WANG has been assessed by Professional Position Evaluation Committee of Binzhou Non-Public Ownership Organisations (濱州市非公有制經濟組織專業技術職務評審委員會)as a senior economist. He was awarded as the National Labour Role Model (全國勞動模範)by the State Council in 2000 and was appointed as the vice president of the third council of China Fermentation Industry Association(中國發酵工業協會) in 2004.
Mr. WANG was awarded with several prizes and titles, including the National Advanced Worker in Quality Management of Township Enterprise (全國鄉鎮企業質量管理先進工作者) awarded by the Ministry of Agriculture of the PRC (中華人民共和國農業部) in 2000, the Fourth National Township Entrepreneur Award (第四屆全國鄉鎮企業家) and National Advanced Worker in Technological Progress of Township Enterprise of the Eighth Five-year Plan (「八五」全國鄉鎮企業科技進步先進工作者) awarded by the Ministry of Agriculture of the PRC in 2001. Mr. WANG received secondary education in the PRC. Mr. WANG has held several positions in listed companies. Mr. WANG is a director of Xiwang Foodstuffs. He is also a non-executive director of Xiwang Special Steel. Mr. WANG is father of Mr. WANG Di, who is a non-executive director.
Mr. YAO Yong Jun is our independent non-executive director. Mr. YAO possesses more than five years of legal experience. He graduated from the professional law course of the Shandong Normal University（山東師範大學）in December 2006. From January 2010 till present, he works as a lawyer at the Shandong Liangzou Law Firm（山東梁鄒律師事務所）. He became a member of the Law Society of Shandong Province in June 2011.
Mr. WONG Kai Ming is our independent non-executive director. Mr. WONG has over 22 years of experience in accounting and finance and is presently the proprietor of Wong Kai Ming, Certified Public Accountant. Mr. WONG holds a higher diploma in accountancy and a bachelor of arts in accountancy degree from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (formerly known as Hong Kong Polytechnic). He is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a practicing member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. WONG was appointed as an independent non-executive director of the Company in November 2005.
Mr. WANG An is our independent non-executive director. Mr. WANG has extensive experience in agriculture and knowledge in economics. He graduated from Beizhen Agricultural Professional College of Shandong Province (山東省北鎮農業專科學校) in 1968. In 1971, he graduated from the Professional Course in Economic Statistics from the Party School of Liaoning Province (遼寧省黨校函授經濟統計專業班) and was promoted to Senior Professor. During the period from 1968 to 1998, Mr. WANG worked at Agricultural Bureau and Forestry Bureau of Zouping County (鄒平縣農業局及林業局) and was the secretary and deputy director of the County Government Office and Director of Bureau of the Legislative Affairs (法制局), Director of the County Government Office, and communist party member of the County Government Office of Zouping County, Shandong Province, of the PRC. Before retirement in 2007, he was the secretary of the Party’s Committee at the Luzhong Professional School in Shandong Province, of the PRC (山東省魯中職業學院). Mr. WANG was appointed as an independent non-executive director of the Company in April 2013.
Mr. WANG Zhen is our independent non-executive director Mr. WANG has over 5 years of experience in the legal field. He graduated with a bachelor degree from Weifang University* （濰坊學院） in 2009. After obtaining his professional legal qualifications in the PRC in 2009, Mr. WANG has served as a professional lawyer of Shandong Lizhi Law Office* （山東勵志律師事務所） from 2010 till present.