Mr. Shi Kancheng (alias Shi Zhong An)
is the chairman of the Board and President of Zhong An Group Limited. Mr. Shi takes charge of strategic and development planning of the Group. He also supervises project planning and the overall business operation. He has joined the Group since the foundation of the first member company, Zhejiang Zhong An Real Estate Development Co., Ltd.. Mr. Shi has served successively as tax officer of Xiaoshan District (formerly known as Xiaoshan City) Finance and Taxation Bureau and general manager of Hangzhou Xiaoshan Milkyway Real Estate Development Co., Ltd.. He has over 20 years of experience in real estate development and investment. Mr. Shi graduated from MBA course co-organized by Arizona State University and Shanghai National Accounting Institute in June 2007. From 2005 to 2006, he completed the course co-organized by Harvard University, Zhejiang University, Hong Kong University and United States Military Academy for global and real estate developer administrators. In the same year, Mr. Shi completed a program specially designed for presidents of real estate companies organized by Zhejiang University.
Mr. Zhang Jian'gang
is an Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Zhong An Group Limited. Since he joined the Group in March 2003, Mr. Zhang has served successively as the general manager and vice president of Zhong An Group, general manager and president assistant of Anhui Zhong An Real Estate. From 1995 to 2003, he took up the post of office director, assistant to general manager and deputy general manager of Hangzhou Xiaoshan Milkyway Real Estate Development Co., Ltd.. He has over 20 years of experience in construction and property development.
Ms. Shen Tiaojuan
is an Executive Director and Vice President of Zhong An Real Estate Co., Ltd.. She is responsible for the auditing, financial operation and management of the Group. She has joined the Group in December 1997. Before joining the Group, Ms. Shen served as the chief accountant and finance manager of Hangzhou Guanghua Chemical Fiber Factory from 1980 to 1993. In 1994, she served as the accounting manager of Hangzhou Hualing Electrics Appliance Co., Ltd.. From 1995 to 1997, she acted as the accounting manager of White Swan Industry Co., Ltd..
Ms. Jin Ni
Ms Jin Ni, aged 44, has been appointed as an executive Director responsible for human resources management, administrative management and marketing operation with effect from 3 April 2020. She has over 19 years of experience in sales, operations and management of commercial projects. She was the deputy general manager, office manager and deputy sales manager from August 1999 to October 2010 of Zhong An Group (an indirect non-wholly owned subsidiary of the Company), the general manager of Hangzhou Zhong An Highlong Commercial Buildings Co., Ltd. (an indirect non-wholly owned subsidiary of the Company), from March 2006 to January 2010, the assistant to the president of the Company from January 2010 to November 2010, the vice president of the Company from July 2011 to May 2014, and the executive director and vice chairlady of the board of directors of CNC from 9 July 2014 to 2 April 2020. Ms Jin graduated from the Zhejiang University of Technology with a bachelor’s degree in administrative management.
Ms. Shi Jinfan
Ms Shi Jinfan, aged 27, joined the Company since 2015 and has been appointed as an executive Director responsible for capital market operation with effect from 3 April 2020. She has been the assistant to the president of the Company since March 2018 and the vice president of Zhong An Capital (a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company) since December 2018, responsible for equity investment business and assisting in the management of asset management business of Zhong An Capital. Ms Shi served as the assistant to the president of CNC and the assistant to the president and general manager of Zhong An Movie and TV Culture Development Co., Ltd. (an indirect non-wholly owned subsidiary of the Company) successively. Ms Shi graduated from Queen Mary University of London with a bachelor’s degree in engineering. Mr. Shi, an executive Director, is the father of Ms. Shi Jinfan.
Independent Non-Executive Directors
Dr. Pei Ker Wei (Ph.D.)
Professor Pei Ker Wei (“Professor Pei”) (PhD), aged 63, has been an independent non-executive Director since 17 October 2007. He also serves as the chairman of the Remuneration Committee and members of the Audit Committee, the Nomination Committee and the Governance Committee. Professor Pei worked as assistant professor, associate professor and professor at Arizona State University, chairman of North America Chinese Accounting Professors Academy and chairman of the global commission of American Accounting Academy. He is currently a member of the American Accounting Academy, he was the Executive Dean of Chinese Programmes at the W.P. Carey School of Business of Arizona State University, U.S. (2013-2018) and Associate Dean of the same School between 2003-2013. Professor Pei is also serving as an independent non-executive director of Want Want China Holdings Limited and Zhejiang Expressway Co., Ltd., all companies whose shares are listed on the Stock Exchange, and he had served as an independent non-executive director of MMG Limited (a company listed on the Stock Exchange) between 2016-2019 and an independent director of Baoshan Iron & Steel Co., Ltd., (a company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, between 2006-2019). Professor Pei received his MBA from the Southern Illinois University, the U.S. in 1981 and PhD from the University of North Texas, the U.S. in 1986. Professor Pei has served as a consultant for a number of multi-national companies, including Motorola Inc., Intel Corporation, Bank of America Corporation, Dial Corporation, Raytheon Company, Cisco Systems Inc. and Honeywell International Inc. Professor Pei is also an external director of China Merchants Group.
Dr. Loke Yu
Dr Loke Yu (alias Loke Hoi Lam), aged 70, was appointed as an independent non-executive Director on 30 June 2009. He also serves as the chairman of the Audit Committee and members of the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee. He has over 41 years of experience in accounting and auditing for private and public companies, financial consultancy and corporate management. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from University Teknologi Malaysia and a Doctor of Business Administration degree from University of South Australia. Dr Loke is a fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries. He is also a member of the Hong Kong Independent Non- Executive Director Association. Currently, he serves as an independent non-executive director of Chiho Environmental Group Limited (formerly known as Chiho-Tiande Group Limited), CIMC-TianDa Holdings Company Limited, Forebase International Holdings Limited, Hang Sang (Siu Po) International Holding Company Limited, Hong Kong Resources Holdings Company Limited, Matrix Holdings Limited, TC Orient Lighting Holdings Limited, Tianjin Development Holdings Limited, TradeGo FinTech Limited, V1 Group Limited and Zhenro Properties Group Limited, all are companies listed on the Stock Exchange, and he has resigned from Lamtex Holdings Limited (a company listed on the Stock Exchange) as an independent non-executive director with effect from 23 March 2020. He also resigned as an independent non-executive director of Tianhe Chemicals Group Limited with effect from 31 May 2020.
Mr. Zhang Huaqiao
Mr Zhang Huaqiao, aged 57, was appointed an independent nonexecutive Director on 1 January 2013. He also serves as a member of the Audit Committee, the Nomination Committee, the Governance Committee and the Remuneration Committee. Mr Zhang graduated from the Graduate School of the People’s Bank of China with a master’s degree in economics in 1986 and from the Australian National University with a master’s degree in economics in January 1991. Mr Zhang has about 29 years of experience in the financial sector. He is currently an independent non-executive director of China Huirong Financial Holdings Limited, Fosun International Limited, Logan Property Holdings Company Limited, and Luye Pharma Group Ltd., the shares of which companies are all listed on the Stock Exchange. On 28 March 2019, He resigned from China Rapid Finance Limited (CRFL) (its American Depositary Shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange). And on 6 May 2019, he resigned as a nonexecutive director of Boer Power Holdings Limited (a company listed on the Stock Exchange) and on 20 January 2020, he resigned as chairman and non-executive director of China Smartpay Group Holdings Limited, whose shares are listed on the Stock Exchange.