China Minsheng Financial Holding Corporation Limited (“CM Financial", stock code: 00245) is listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, which is the main overseas investment vehicle of CMIG Asia Asset Management Co., Ltd. (“CMIG Asia”), and aims to become a comprehensive financial services platform for our partners. With strong support from its major shareholders, China Minsheng Investment Group (“CMIG”), CM Financial assists its business partners in leveraging both advanced technologies and our global resources. It also works with international investors to tap into the opportunities in the fast growing Chinese market and participate in its overall economic development.
CMIG was founded by 59 leading private companies. Committed to responsible investment, CMIG focuses on emerging sectors closely tied to people’s livelihoods and actively promotes industrial upgrading and economic transformation. CM Financial is now headed by a management team with extensive experience in international financial market and in-depth knowledge of the Chinese market and culture. With abundant capital and the twin growth drivers of “Investment + Investment Bank”, China Minsheng Financial Holding Corporation Limited enables effective cooperation between the financial sector and various industries, thus providing comprehensive financial services for both the Chinese and overseas companies.
Mr. Mr. Watanabe Tomohiko (‘‘Mr. Watanabe’’), was appointed as the Chairman and ExecutiveDirector of the Company on 18 February 2019. Mr. Watanabe is the vice-presidentof Vered Holdings Corporation (薔薇控股股份有限公司) (‘‘Vered’’). Prior to joining Vered, Mr.Watanabe had been employed by MUFG Bank (China), Ltd. (previously known as Bankof Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (China), Ltd.) in various positions since 2009,including the General Manager of its China Business Division to takeresponsibility for corporate banking business for Chinese SOE andMulti-National corporations in the Greater China region, China InvestmentBanking Division and Corporate Planning Division, and also as Deputy GeneralManager of MUFG Bank (China), Ltd.’s Beijing branch.
Mr. Watanabe holds or had previously obtainedthe Class 2 Sales Representative qualification in Japan, series 7 and series 63licence in the United States of America, and module 1B (dealing in securities)and module 4A (advising on corporate finance) qualifications in Singapore.
Mr. Watanabe obtained a bachelor degree inEconomics from the Political Science and Economics, Waseda University in Japan.
Mr. Ni Xinguang (“Mr. Ni”), aged 47, was appointed as an executive Director of the Company on 11 January 2017. He previously served as the Chairman and executive Director from 12 March 2004 until his re-designation as a nonexecutive Director on 11 December 2015, He re-designated as an executive Director on 11 January 2017. He is also currently a director of Bright Wick Limited, Cheong Wa Limited, China Fame International Investment Limited, China Seven Star Group Secretarial Services Limited, China Seven Star New Energy Holdings Limited, China Seven Star. Network Financial Management Limited, Cyberspring Limited, Fuzhou Landun Science of Life Co., Ltd., Fairsheen Limited, Kailey International Limited, King Respect Limited, Kong Tai Properties Development Company Limited, Marson Development Limited, Pak Fook Company Limited, Power Giant Limited, Seven Star Shopping Limited, Singapore Hong Kong Properties Investment Limited, Smart Idea Investment Limited, Solar Regent Investments Limited, Sunny Giant Limited, Teleking Development Limited, Top Pro Limited, Wholesome Investments Limited, World Grace Holdings Limited, World Structure Limited, Seven Star Shopping (China) Co., Ltd.* (七星購物(中國)有限公司), Shanghai Seven Star Qiangguan Investment Management Co., Ltd.* (上海七星強冠投資管理有限公司) and 中民智言商務諮詢(上海)有限公司, and was a director of CM Asset Management (Hongkong) Company Limited, CM Securities (Hongkong) Company Limited, CM Securities Holdings Limited, CM Wealth Holdings Limited and China
Seven Star Asset Management Limited, which are all subsidiaries of the Company.
Mr. Ni has extensive experience in the retail, distribution and printing business in the People’s republic of China. Further to a Diploma in Education, Mr. Ni also has a Degree of Master of Business Administration from the Nanyang Technological University in the Republic of Singapore.
Mr. Zheng, aged 31, is the founder and managing partner at Jiaxingjunli Investment Management Co., Ltd and Jiaxingzeyu Investment Management Co., Ltd. Mr. Zheng was employed by Minsheng E-commerce Company as the Chief Cultural Investment Officer from January 2015 to December 2016. He was Assistant Director of Product Development Department at Minsheng Royal Fund Management Co., Ltd., from March 2013 to December 2014. Mr. Zheng was also employed by China Minsheng Banking Corp. Ltd. (Stock Code: 600016.SH and 01988. HK) as Secretary to the Office of Board of Directors from August 2011 to November 2014.
Mr. Zheng has obtained LL.M. (Master of laws) at University of Chicago and is studying Ph.D. in Finance at Renmin University of China in the People’s Republic of China (the ‘‘PRC’’).
Ms. Li, aged 41, is the executive director and chief risk and operating officer of Ascent International Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 264.HK). Ms. Li was employed by KEE Holdings Company Limited (Stock Code: 2011.HK) as the chief risk and operating officer from September 2017 to July 2018. Ms. Li was appointed by Capital Finance Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 8239.HK) to act as its chief operating officer, executive director, authorised representative and compliance officer from 24 August 2015, 1 July 2016, 1 January 2016 and 1 July 2016 respectively, and Ms. Li’s appointments to such roles have ceased on 30 September 2017.
Ms. Li obtained a bachelor’s degree in enterprise management from Tianjin Normal University in the PRC and a master’s degree in management from Tianjin University in the PRC.
Mr.Wang Dongzhi (“Mr. Wang”), resignedas the Chairman and re-designated as non-executive director of the Company on18 February 2019. Mr. Wang was promoted as the Chairman of the Company on 17August 2018. Mr. Wang was previouslyappointed as the first deputy chief executive officer on 24 July 2017 andre-designated as chief executive officer on 21 November 2017. Mr. Wang graduated from Fudan University witha bachelor degree in International Finance. Mr. Wang has been appointed aspresident of China Minsheng Future Holding Group Co., Ltd. since October 2016.He previously worked in various positions at China Minsheng Bank during theperiod from February 2002 to October 2016, including general manager of theDepartment of Health Business, deputy general manager of the Department ofNotes Business, vice president, member of the Party Committee, secretary of theDisciplinary Committee and deputy head of the Branch Preparation Team of SanyaBranch; head of Management Department of the Company Bank Management Bureau ofthe Beijing Management Division; president of Beijing Nanerhuan Branch; vicepresident and assistant president of Beijing Chaoyangmen Branch; departmentmanager of the Affair Department of the Company Affair Division 2 of theBeijing Management Division. Mr Wang had also previously served as manager ofthe International Business Department of Luoyang Branch and president of KaihaiBranch of Bank of Communication, and deputy manager of Luoyang Branch of Bankof China.
Ms. Zhou Hui (‘‘Ms. Zhou’’), aged 56, wasappointed as an independent non-executive Director, the chairperson of theAudit Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee and the RemunerationCommittee of the Company on 21 March 2019. Ms. Zhou graduated from the Renmin University of China (中國人民大學) with a master’s degree in economics and holdsthe qualification of a senior professional accountant (高級會計師) in the PRC. Prior to joining the Company, Ms.Zhou had served at various managerial and finance-related positions at HuanengPower International, Inc. (華能國際電力股份有限公司), a company whose shares are listed on theStock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (stock code: 902) and the Shanghai StockExchange (stock code: 600011) and whose American Depositary Receipts are tradedon the New York Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: HNP), including chief accountantfrom March 2006 to January 2016, and vice general manager from October 2012 toMarch 2018. In addition, Ms. Zhou served as the vice chairperson of HuanengXichuan Hydropower Co., Ltd. (華能四川水電有限公司) and China Huaneng Finance Corporation (中國華能財務有限責任公司) from June 2005 to December 2016 and from March2006 to October 2016, respectively. She was also a supervisor of China YangtzePower Co., Ltd. (中國長江電力股份有限公司, a company whose shares are listed on theShanghai Stock Exchange (stock code: 600900)) from June 2010 to August 2016, asupervisor of Hainan Nuclear Power Co., Ltd. (海南核電有限公司) from August 2011 to September 2017 (includingserving as the chairperson of the supervisory committee from December 2011),and a director of Tuas Power Ltd. (大士能源 有限公司) from March 2008 to May 2018.
Mr. Wang Yongli (‘‘Mr. Wang’’) ,aged 54, graduated from the Xiamen University with a doctorate degree inEconomics, and holds the qualification of a senior accountant in the PRC. Mr.Wang has 29 years of experience in the finance industry. Mr. Wang is thefounding dean of the Fujian Straits Block Chain Research Institute* (福建海峽區塊鏈研究院) and the chairmanof the Fintech & Sharing Finance 100 Forum (金融科技與共享金融100人論壇) and the chairmanof the CCF50 (中國文化金融50人論壇). Prior to joiningour Company, Mr. Wang had served as the vice chairman of the ChinaInternational Futures Co., Ltd. and from August 2015 to June 2017, he had beenappointed as the senior vice president of LeEco Holdings (Beijing) Co., Ltd.and the chief executive officer of LeEco Finance. From May 1989 to July 2015, Mr. Wang held various positions in the Bank of China, includingthe member of Party Committee of the head office, assistant to the president,vice president, executive director and senior research fellow. Mr. Wang hasbeen an independent director of China Shipbuilding Industry Company Limited, acompany listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (601989.SSE) since July 2015 andan independent director of Digital China Information Service Company Ltd., acompany listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (000555.SZSE) since April 2018.Mr. Wang has in-depth knowledge and abundant practical experience in monetaryfinance, finance accounting, risk management, foreign exchange reserves,futures and derivatives, internet finance, digital coin and block chain.