Global leader in metal recycling and environmental protection
Miao Wenbin, Deputy Mayor of Taizhou City, Zhejiang Province, China, and his delegation visited the JV factory of Chiho GroupMarch 2023
Shandong HongShun Limited is rewarded the qualification of ELV recycling and dismantlingNovember 2022
Qishun ELV comprehensive utilization project held the groundbreaking ceremonySeptember 2022
Chiho ECO Protection Limited was awarded the waste reduction commitment organizationJuly 2022
Board Of Directors
The Board is responsible for the leadership and control of the Company and overseeing the Group's business, strategic decisions and performances and comprises nine Directors, including six Executive Directors namely Mr. Tu Jianhua, Mr. Qin Yongming, Mr. Zhang Wei, Mr. Yao Jietian, Mr. Miao Yu, Mr. Wang Li and three Independent Non-Executive Directors namely Prof. Li Zhiguo, Prof. Yan Guowan and Mr. Szeto Yuk Ting.
Mr. Tu was appointed as an executive Director on 29 April 2015. Mr. Tu is a member of the executive committee and the strategy and investment committee of the Company and he is also the director of certain subsidiaries of the Group. Mr. Tu was appointed as the chief executive officer of the Company during the period from 16 February 2016 to 31 March 2016. He has been the chairman of USUM Investment Group Limited since April 2014. He has been the director of Loncin Group Co., Ltd. since January 1996 and the director of Loncin Holdings Co., Ltd since January 2003. USUM Investment Group Limited, Loncin Group Co., Ltd. and Loncin Holdings Co., Ltd. are controlling shareholders of the Company.
He served as the chairman of the board of Loncin Holdings Co., Ltd. in the period from January 2003 to July 2010 and from February 2013 to December 2013, the executive director of Loncin Group Co., Ltd. from January 1996 to January 1997, and the chairman of the board of Loncin Group Co., Ltd. from January 1997 to December 2013. He served as the general manager of Chongqing Loncin Gasoline Engine Company (SinoAmerican Joint Venture), a company that used to be controlled by Mr. Tu during its existence, from 1995 to 1996, and served as the chairman of Chongqing Loncin Transportation and Machinery Factory, a company that used to be controlled by Mr. Tu during its existence, from 1993 to 1995. He served as the chairman of Chongqing City Jiulongpo District Loncin Metal Factory, a company that used to be controlled by Mr. Tu during its existence, from 1991 to 1993 and the factory director of Chongqing Cinhua Metals Factory, from 1983 to 1990.
Mr. Tu graduated from the Economic Management of the Open College in Chongqing City Municipal Party School in December 1998. Mr. Tu previously acted as the deputy to the 11th, 12th National People's Congress, the deputy to the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Chongqing Municipal People's Congress and the member of its Finance Committee. He currently serves as a Member of the National Committee of the 13th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, a Standing Committee Member of the Executive Committee of the 12th All China Federation of Industry & Commerce, the president of Chongqing City Industry and Commerce Federation, the President of Chongqing City General Chamber of Commerce, the vice president of Chongqing City Charity Federation and the vice president of Chongqing City Private Entrepreneurs Confederation.
Mr. Tu is a non-executive director of Hanhua Financial Holding Co., Ltd., a company listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the "Stock Exchange") (stock code: 3903), and a director of Loncin Motor Co., Ltd., a company whose shares are listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (stock code: 603766).
Mr. Qin was appointed as an executive Director, the chairman of the Board and the chairman of each of the Executive Committee, the Nomination Committee and the Strategy and Investment Committee, and the Pricing Committee on 21 March 2023. Mr. Qin joined the Group on 1 June 2016 as executive vice president and was appointed as an executive Director on 30 June 2016. He was redesignated to chief executive officer of the Company on 24 October 2016 and to the chairman of the Board on 17 July 2017. He ceased to be an executive Director and the chairman of the Board on 16 December 2020. Mr. Qin is currently a senior executive of the Group primarily responsible for the management of the Group’s business in Germany. Mr. Qin also holds directorships in several companies within the Group.
Mr. Qin Yongming, graduated from Renmin University of China with a bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting and holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Southampton, United Kingdom. He has 35 years’ experience and extensive management experience in global manufacturing and recycling industries, as well as professional experience in corporate operation management, international capital operations, strategic risk control, financial management, international materials procurement and supplier management. He held a number of senior leadership positions at LafargeHolcim group, Tianjin Henkel Detergent Co. Ltd., etc.
Mr. Zhang was appointed as an executive Director and the chief executive officer of the Company on 21 March 2023. Mr. Zhang Wei, holds a bachelor’s degree of Arts from Fudan University. Mr. Zhang is a partner at CCFC Fund and also a funding partner at several family offices and investment platforms, focusing on renewable energy, new materials, semiconductor and life science sectors. Prior to that, Mr. Zhang had eight years’ working experience at Credit Suisse, BofA Merrill Lynch and The Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc (RBS), with expertise at global capital markets, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and special situation investment.
Mr. Yao was appointed as an executive Director on 13 December 2021. Mr. Yao is also a member of the Executive Committee, the Strategy and Investment Committee and the Pricing Committee and he is also a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group. Mr. Yao currently served as a project management officer in the Group. He joined the Group in March 2020. Before joining the Group, he served as a deputy general manager in Chongqing Chen Gong Technology Co., Ltd. in 2019. He also served as an investment analyst in USUM Investment Group Limited, an intermediate holding company and a controlling shareholder of the Company in 2015. He has extensive knowledge in the Group’s business, and he is experienced in corporate management and project management.
Mr. Yao obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Cardiff University in the United Kingdom and a Master’s degree in Finance from The London School of Economics and Political Science in the United Kingdom.
Mr. Miao jointed the Group on 29 December 2020 as an executive director. Mr. Miao is currently the president of USUM Investment Group Limited. He served as the investment and financing director of China General Consulting and Investment Co., Ltd. from 2017 to 2019 and the senior vice president of Tensant Securities Limited from 2015 to 2017. He was the vice general manager of Beijing Maosen Capital Management Ltd. from 2012 to 2015.
Mr. Miao has extensive experience in investment management, corporate finance, financing structure and implementation.
Mr. Wang was appointed as an executive Director on 10 June 2022. He holds a master’s degree from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, majoring in quantitative finance. Mr. Wang is currently the managing director of the Investment and Alternative Asset Management Department of Haitong International Securities Group Limited (the shares of which are listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Stock Exchange”), stock code: 665). He is also currently an executive director of Millennium Pacific Group Holdings Limited (the shares of which are listed on the Growth Enterprise Market of the Stock Exchange, stock code: 8147). Mr. Wang has extensive experience in asset management, corporate finance and merger and acquisition, corporate actions of listed company and derivatives trading, and has participated in a number of deals relating to such areas.
Independent Non-Executive Directors
Prof. Li was appointed as an independent non-executive director of the Company on 24 May 2021. Prof. Li is a member of each of the audit committee, remuneration committee and the nomination committee of the Company. Prof. Li graduated with a Bachelor degree in Ferrous Metallurgy from Chongqing University in the People’s Republic of China (“PRC”) in 1999. He further obtained a Master of Metallurgical Automation degree, a Doctor of Computer Software and Theory degree and a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Management Science and Engineering from Chongqing University in the PRC in 2002, 2008 and 2017, respectively. Prof. Li held senior positions at Shanghai Baosight Software Co., Ltd., a company whose shares are listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (stock code: 600845), from 2008 to 2014, including serving as managing director of the research and development center of the Southwest region, deputy general manager and the secretary of the Southwest region. In October 2014, Prof. Li joined Chongqing Wansuo Enterprise Management Consulting Co., Ltd.*（重慶市玩索企業管理諮詢有限公司）as the chief consultant to provide advice on strategic management. Prof. Li then moved to serve as associate professor at the Chongqing Industry and Commerce University in the PRC since January 2018. He has also been a researcher specialising in strategic management at the Chongqing Technology and Business University Enterprise Management Research Center*（重慶工商大學企業管理研究中心） since January 2019. Prof. Li has intimate knowledge of strategic management and business mechanism in the PRC, and has extensive experience in academic research, government policy research and consultation research.
Prof. Yan , was appoited as an independent non-executive director of the Company with effect from 4 March 2022. She also serves as the chairman of the audit committee of the Company and a member of each of the remuneration committee of the Company and nomination committee of the Company. Prof. Yan has obtained a master’s degree in construction economics and management and a doctorate degree in technological economics and management from the Chongqing University in the PRC and is a registered real estate appraiser and land appraiser in the PRC. Prof. Yan is currently an associate professor in the School of Economics and Business Administration of the Chongqing University. She is mainly engaged in research on accounting and auditing issues relating to capital market as well as corporate finance, and lectures on Accounting, Accounting for Government and Non-Profit Organisations, Advanced Auditing Theory and Practice and other courses for undergraduate and master students. Prior to that, she served as an officer in the Chongqing Real Estate Administration Bureau Yuzhong District Branch* (重慶市房地產管理局渝中區分局) from 1992 to 1995.
Mr. Szeto was appointed as an independent non-executive director of the Company with effect from 4 March 2022. She also serves as the chairman of the remuneration committee of the Company and a member of each of the audit committee of the Company and nomination committee of the Company. Mr. Szeto graduated with a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong (PRC) in 1989 and was awarded the postgraduate certificate of laws by the University of Hong Kong (PRC) in 1990. Mr. Szeto was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong (PRC) in September 1992 and is currently a practising solicitor in Hong Kong (PRC). Mr. Szeto is the co-founder of Messrs. Y.T. Szeto & Co., Solicitors that was established in September 1996 and has served as the sole proprietor of Messrs. Szeto & Co., Y.T. since January 2001. Mr. Szeto worked for Messrs. Paul Chan & Co., Solicitors from October 1993 to August 1996 as an assistant solicitor. Prior to that, Mr. Szeto served as an articled clerk in Messrs. Norman Yung & Co., Solicitors from September 1990 to September 1992 and then as an assistant solicitor with the same firm from September 1992 to October 1993.