Executive Directors

Mr YUAN Zhijun

Mr. Yuan, aged 52, Chairman of the Board and the Nomination Committee, was appointed as Executive Director on 4 November 2016. Mr. Yuan graduated from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China with a master degree in business administration in 2003 and is a professor level senior engineer. Mr. Yuan holds directorships of a number of subsidiaries and member companies of the Group. He is currently a director and the chief executive of our principal subsidiary, Liuzhou Wuling Motors Industrial Company Limited* (柳州五菱汽車工業有限公司) (“Wuling Industrial”), a joint-venture enterprise owned by the Company and Guangxi Automobile Holdings Limited* (廣西汽車集團有限公司) (“Guangxi Automobile”) — the ultimate holding company of the Company. Mr. Yuan is also currently the vice chairman of the board of directors and chief executive of Guangxi Automobile. He is also a director of Wuling (Hong Kong) Holdings Limited and Wuling Motors (Hong Kong) Company Limited respectively the immediate holding company and the intermediate holding company of the Company. Since his joining to the group of Guangxi Automobile in 1987, Mr. Yuan has held various positions within the group of Guangxi Automobile and has over 30 years’ of extensive experience in the production, product design and development, human resources and corporate management of the automobile industry. Mr. Yuan has also served in a number of senior positions of SAIC-GM-Wuling Automobile Co. Limited (“SGMW”) since February 2003. He is currently a director of SGMW, which is a joint venture formed among Shanghai Automobile Industry (Group) Company Limited, GM (China) Investment Company Limited and Guangxi Automobile and is currently a major customer of the Group’s businesses in engines and automotive components..



Mr. Lee Shing

Mr. Lee, aged 61, Vice-chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, was appointed as Executive Director on 22 June 2006 and is currently a member of the Nomination Committee. Mr. Lee has extensive experience in the trading and manufacturing business in Hong Kong and the PRC. Mr. Lee holds directorships of a number of subsidiaries of the Group. He is currently the vicechairman of Wuling Industrial, and a director of Liuzhou Wuling Liuji Motors Company Limited* (柳 州五菱柳機動力有限公司) (“Wuling Liuji”) a subsidiary of Wuling Industrial. Besides, he is currently a member of the Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of Liuzhou, Guangxi Province, the PRC. Mr. Lee is also the sole shareholder and sole director of Dragon Hill Development Limited, a substantial shareholder of the Company, which is beneficially interested in approximately 13.74% of the total issued share capital of the Company. Besides, Mr. Lee is also currently a director of Lincoln Mining Corporation, which is a company dual listed on the TSX Venture Exchange in Toronto, Canada, and the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in Germany.

 

Ms. LIU Yaling

Ms. Liu, aged 43, was appointed as Executive Director on 22 June 2006. Ms. Liu holds directorships of a number of subsidiaries of the Group. Ms. Liu has a post graduate education background. She is a qualified accountant in the PRC specializing in financial management. Ms Liu gains her working experience in the automobile manufacturing industry and has approximately 20 years’ of experience in the finance and accounting profession in the PRC. Ms. Liu is a member of the International Association of Registered Financial Planners and an associate member of the Institute of Financial Accountants.





Mr YANG Jianyong

Mr. Yang, aged 51, was appointed as Executive Director on 4 November 2016. Mr. Yang graduated with an accounting degree from the Faculty of Accounting in the Central South University in China and also holds a master degree in Accountancy from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Mr. Yang holds directorships of a number of subsidiaries and member companies of the Group. Mr. Yang is currently a director of Wuling Industrial. Mr. Yang is also the vice president, chief financial officer, chief legal counsel of Guangxi Automobile in charge of the finance, legal departments and supervisory board. He is also a director of Wuling (Hong Kong) Holdings Limited and Wuling Motors (Hong Kong) Company Limited, respectively the immediate holding company and the intermediate holding company of the Company. Besides, Mr. Yang is also the chairman of the board of directors and chief financial officer of Guangxi Yuan Heng Investment Co. Limited* (廣西元恆投資有限公司). Mr. Yang joined the group of Guangxi Automobile in 1989 and has about 30 years’ of extensive experience in the finance, accounting, legal and corporate financial system institutionalization aspects of the automobile industry. Mr. Yang also served in the senior position of the finance department of SGMW from December 2003 to April 2009, and has been the supervisor of SGMW since July 2016.

 

Mr. Wang Zhengtong

Mr. Wang, aged 47, was appointed as Executive Director on 28 February 2019. Mr. Wang is currently the assistant to the chief executive and the controller of the investment and development department of Guangxi Automobile, the ultimate holding company of the Company, supervising the planning and investment of the projects of the Group, and a director of Wuling Industrial, our principal subsidiary. Mr. Wang is also currently a director of Shanghai Yipu Automatic Equipment Co., Ltd* (上海詣譜自動化裝備有限公司), a nonwholly- owned subsidiary of Guangxi Automobile. Mr. Wang holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial science from Hunan University, PRC. Mr. Wang joined Guangxi Automobile Group in 1996 and acted as the senior executive of the planning department and the investment development department. During the years 2012 to 2014, Mr. Wang worked for another state-controlled enterprise in Guangxi and acted as the senior executive of the Hong Kong office of the international marketing department. Mr. Wang rejoined Guangxi Automobile in June 2014 as the controller of the planning and investment department. Mr. Wang has extensive experiences in the automotive industry in the aspects of planning and investment, international marketing, asset management and technical re-engineering.