Mr. Qu Jiguang (曲繼廣), aged 61, the chairman of the Company, is responsible for the strategic planning, business development and overall management of the Group. Mr. Qu is also the chief executive officer of the Company who is responsible to lead the management implementing the business strategies of the Group. Mr. Qu joined Shijiazhuang No. 1 Pharmaceutical Factory ("No. 1 Pharma") as deputy factory manager in 1995. He later became a director and the vice general manager of Shijiazhuang Pharmaceutical Group. From December 2004, Mr. Qu has been the chairman of New Orient Investments Pharmaceutical Holding (Hong Kong) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company ("New Orient"), the chairman and general manager of Shijiazhuang No. 4 Pharma, a wholly owned subsidiary of New Orient, the chairman of China Pharmaceutical Company Limited, a controlling shareholder of the Company ("CPCL") and the chairman of CMP Group Limited ("CMP"). Mr. Qu was an independent non-executive Director of the Company and was an executive director of China Pharmaceutical Group Limited, a company listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the "Stock Exchange"), from February 2001 to September 2004. Mr. Qu graduated from Tianjin Finance College with a postgraduate degree in Finance in 1999. He is also an economist accredited by The Ministry of Personnel of China. Mr. Qu has over 30 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry. He is currently Representative of Hebei Provincial People's Congress (河北省人大代表), Vice-Chairman of China Pharmaceutical Industry Association (中國化學製藥協會副會長), Vice-Chairman of Hebei Provincial Federation of Industry and Commerce (河北省工商聯副主席), Vice-Chairman of Hebei Provincial Association of Enterprise (河北省企業聯合會副會長), Vice-Chairman of Hebei Pharmaceutical Industry Association (河北省醫藥行業協會副會長).
Mr. Wang Xianjun (王憲軍), aged 53, an executive director. Mr. Wang has nearly 30 years' experience in the pharmaceutical industry and is responsible for investor relations and public relations affairs of the Group. Mr. Wang joined Shijiazhuang Pharmaceutical Group in 1987 and became the deputy chief engineer in 1989 and a director in 1993. Mr. Wang was the executive director and vice-chairman of China Pharmaceutical Group Limited, a company whose shares are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, from May 1994 to December 2002. Mr. Wang graduated from Beijing Chemical Engineering College with a Master's degree in Engineering in 1987. He joined the Group in July 2004 and was the deputy general manager of Xi'an Lijun from July 2004 to December 2004. He was appointed as general manager of the Company in December 2004.
Mr. Su Xuejun (蘇學軍), aged 47, an executive director and is responsible for marketing and management functions of Shijiazhuang No.4 Pharma. He joined No.1 Pharma as assistant to factory manager in 1990. And afterwards he served as deputy general manager of a subsidiary of the Shijiazhuang Pharmaceutical Group selling preparations. Since January 2002, Mr. Su acts as deputy general manager of Shijiazhuang No.4 Pharma. Since January 2007, Mr. Su acts as executive director of Shijiazhuang No.4 Pharma and New Orient. Since July 2013, Mr. Su acts as deputy chairman of Shijiazhuang No.4 Pharma. Mr. Su graduated from Hebei Normal University, majoring in biology, with a bachelor's degree. He focuses in the pharmaceutical market development, operations and management. He has extensive understanding and experience in the marketing and the policy in the related industries.
Mr. Feng Hao (馮昊), aged 37, a non-executive director. He is also currently serves as a deputy general manager and the secretary to the board of directors of Sichuan Kelun Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (“Sichuan Kelun”). Mr. Feng has a Master’s degree; was a teacher at the School of Economics at Huazhong University of Science and Technology; an analyst at the Actuarial Division of Taiping Life Insurance Company Limited; an actuarial advisory consultant at Watson Wyatt Consultancy (Shanghai) Ltd.; a senior manager at the investment banking division of Ping An Securities Limited; and a business director at the investment banking division of Sinolink Securities Co. Ltd. Since April 2014, Mr. Feng has been a deputy general manager and the secretary to the board of directors of Sichuan Kelun.
Independent non-executive directors
Mr. Wang Yibing (王亦兵), aged 53, an independent non-executive Director. He graduated from Shenyang Pharmaceutical University, majored in pharmacy (瀋陽藥科大學藥學). He is currently the executive vicepresident of Hebei Province Pharmaceutical Industrial Chamber of Commerce (河北省醫藥行業協會). Mr. Wang joined Heibei Provincial Pharmaceutical Research Centre (河北省藥物研究所)in July 1983 and became supervisor in research centre of pharmacodynamics, research centre of preparations, the pharmaceutical factory and scientific research management centre successively. In 1991, Mr. Wang joined the General Economics Division of Hebei Provincial Administration of Medicine (河北省醫藥管理局綜合經濟處)as vice supervisor and was promoted to supervisor and the deputy director successively. From April 2000 to July 2005, he was the Director of Division of Drug Registration and Division of Drug Safety and Inspection of Hebei Food and Drug Administration (河北省食品藥品監督管理局藥品註冊處，藥品安全監管處). Mr. Wang possesses over 30 years' experience in pharmaceutical research, production and industry regulation, is familiar with pharmaceutical laws and regulations and drug inspection procedures. He has profound exposure in the areas of pharmaceutical research, production, circulation and application, while comprehends and provides insights into the overall situation and trend of development of the pharmaceutical industry at both the provincial and state levels.
Mr. Leung Chong Shun (梁創順), aged 50, an independent non-executive Director. He is also an independent non-executive director of China National Materials Company Limited (Stock code: 1893) and China Communications Construction Company Limited (Stock code: 1800), companies listed on the Stock Exchange. He served as an independent non-executive director of China Metal Recycling (Holdings) Limited (Stock code: 773) from May 2009 to August 2013. Mr. Leung graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1988 and obtained the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws in 1989. Mr. Leung was qualified as a solicitor in Hong Kong in 1991 and England & Wales in 1994. He has been a partner of Woo, Kwan, Lee & Lo, a law firm in Hong Kong, since 1997 and is experienced in corporate finance.
Mr. Chow Kwok Wai (周國偉), aged 49, was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company on 16 October 2005. Mr. Chow is currently a Deputy General Manager and the Company Secretary of Silver Grant International Industries Limited ("Silver Grant"). He has worked in Price Waterhouse, which is now known as PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and has accumulated valuable audit experience there. Mr. Chow has over 20 years' of experience in accounting, financial management and corporate finance. Mr. Chow received his bachelor degree in Social Sciences from the University of Hong Kong in 1990. Mr. Chow is a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a Fellow CPA of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is also a Certified Tax Adviser and a Fellow member of the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong. Mr. Chow is currently a non-executive director of Cinda International Holdings Limited ("Cinda") (stock code: 111) and an independent non-executive director of Youyuan International Holdings Limited ("Youyuan") (stock code: 2268). He was also an executive director of Silver Grant (stock code: 171) during the period from 20 April 2004 to 28 December 2012. The shares of Silver Grant, Cinda and Youyuan are listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited.
Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary
Mr. Chow Hing Yeung (周興揚), aged 37, is the chief financial officer and company secretary of the Company. Mr. Chow is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Chow obtained a Bachelor's degree of Business Administration from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has more than 15 years of experience in areas of auditing, accounting and financial management. Mr. Chow was the chief financial officer and company secretary of the Company during the period from 26 August 2011 to 10 May 2013.