Mr. Ji Wei - Executive Directors

Mr. Ji Wei (吉為), aged 60, is an executive Director, the chairman of the Company and the founder of the Group. Mr.Ji is responsible for the Group’s overall strategic planning and the formulation of corporate policies. Prior to founding the Group in 2000, Mr. Ji was a business manager of Hunan Province Minerals Import and Export Company (湖南省五金礦產進出口公司) between 1980 and 1985 and the import and export manager of Hunan International Economic Development (Group) Company (湖南省國際經濟開發(集團)公司) between 1985 and 1989. Mr. Ji is also a director of Hunan Classic Investment Co., Ltd. (湖南經典投資有限公司). Mr. Ji was appointed as an executive Director of the Company with effect from 20 July 2004. Mr. Ji was appointed as a member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of Hunan Province from 2007 to 2012 and he was re-elected in 2013. He was awarded with several honourary titles such as “Most Socially Responsible Entrepreneur”, “Most Caring Entrepreneur on Staff Development”, “Excellent Entrepreneur of Changsha Hi Tech Zone”, “The Sixth Top Ten Educational Entrepreneur Award in China” and “Special Recognition Award for Occupational Technology Creation in Hunan Province”.

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Ms. Cao Zhao Hui - Executive Directors

Ms. Cao Zhao Hui (曹朝輝), aged 49, is an executive Director and the chief executive officer. Ms. Cao graduated from Hunan Commerce College with a bachelor degree in Economics. She also obtained a degree in executive master of business administration (EMBA) from the University of Hunan (湖南大學). Ms. Cao joined the Group in 2000 and was appointed as an executive Director of the Company with effect from 3 March 2005.

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Mr. Zeng Xin - Executive Directors

Mr. Zeng Xin (曾辛), aged 46, is an executive Director and General Manager of Wasion Electric Limited. Mr. Zeng graduated from the National University of Defense Technology with a bachelor’s degree in system engineering in 1992. During 1992 to 1993, he studied in the Qinghua University for a postgraduate degree programme. In 1995, Mr. Zeng obtained a master degree in engineering from the China Academy of Space Technology (中國空間技術研究院). In 2012, he graduated from the Advanced Management in the Energy Sector of Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business. He participated in several research projects in the China Academy of Space Technology (中國空間技術研 究院) during his studies and after graduation. Mr. Zeng was a general manager for domestic sales of Wasion Group Limited, a general manager of Weisheng Energy Industrial Technology Co., Ltd., and vice president of the Group since 2006. Mr. Zeng joined the Group in July 2004 and was appointed as an executive Director of the Company with effect from 1 September 2005.

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Ms. Zheng Xiao Ping - Executive Directors

Ms. Zheng Xiao Ping (鄭小平), aged 53, is an executive Director and the President. Ms. Zheng graduated from the Taiyuan University of Technology with a bachelor’s degree in industrial automation in 1984. She obtained a master degree of engineering in automation from the North China Institute of Technology in 1987 and holds the qualification of Senior Engineer. Between 1987 and 1988, Ms. Zheng was a teaching assistant at the North China Institute of Technology. She lectured at the Taiyuan University of Technology between 1988 and 1993 and was appointed as the research director of Hunan Weisheng Electronics Co.,Ltd. (湖南威勝電子有限公司) from 1993 to 2000 being responsible for the research and development work. She joined the Group in 2000 and was responsible for the research and development work of the Group. Ms. Zheng was appointed as the executive Director of the Company with effect from 1 September 2005. Ms. Zheng was appointed as a director of Changsha Weisheng Electronics Co.,Ltd. (長沙威勝電子有限公司) in March 2004 and an executive director in September 2005. Ms. Zheng was also awarded with various honourary titles such as “Individual with Advanced Technology Creation in Hunan”, “Excellent Entrepreneur of Changsha Hi Tech Zone”, “Excellent Management of Quality Control in Machinery (Automobile) Industry of Hunan Province”, “The Seventh Group of Outstanding Experts in Changsha”, “Top Ten Women Entrepreneurs with Outstanding Achievement in Changsha City”, “Awarded Women with Contribution and Improvement in Changsha Hi Tech Zone”, “National Labour Day Medal” and “National Top Ten Technological Worker in Electronic Devices and Meters Industry”.

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Mr. Tian Zhongping - Executive Directors

Mr. Tian Zhongping (田仲平), aged 36, is an executive Director as well as the Vice President and General Manager of the Overseas Sales Department of the Group. Mr. Tian graduated from Xiangtan University (湘潭大學) with a bachelor degree in Engineering in 2002, and obtained a master degree in Control Engineering from Zhongnan University (中南大學) in 2008. Mr. Tian joined the Group in 2002 from graduation and had held positions as Development Engineer for firmware, Project Manager, Product Development Manager, Deputy Chief Engineer and Deputy General Manager of the Overseas Sales Department of the Group. During the period when he was a Development Engineer of the Group, Mr. Tian has obtained more than ten patents for products and technology. Mr. Tian was appointed as an executive director of the Company on 26 January 2017.

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Mr. Kat Chit - Non-Executive Directors

Mr. Kat Chit (吉喆), aged 33, is a non-executive Director. Mr. Kat graduated from the University of British Columbia of Canada with a bachelor degree in economics in 2007. From 2007 to 2011, he was an executive of the equity capital markets division of Macquarie Group Limited and was a director and the general manager of Guangdong Ruiding Power Technology Company Limited (廣東銳頂電力技術有限公司) since November 2014. Mr. Kat was appointed as a non-executive Director of the Company on 12 August 2014. Mr. Kat is the son of Mr. Ji Wei, the chairman, executive Director and controlling shareholder of the Company

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Mr. Hui Wing Kuen - Independent Non-Executive Directors

Mr. Hui Wing Kuen (許永權), aged 68, is an independent non-executive Director and an Australian by nationality. Mr. Hui has extensive financial and taxation experience in Hong Kong and Australia. He is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries and CPA Australia. He obtained his Master of Business Administration degree from the University of South Australia. Mr. Hui was previously an independent non-executive Director of the Company from September 2005 to May 2014. Mr. Hui was appointed as an independent non-executive Director of the Company on 15 May 2015.

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Mr. Huang Jing - Independent Non-Executive Directors

Mr. Huang Jing (黃靖), aged 60, is an independent non-executive Director. Mr. Huang graduated from Sichaun University with a bachelor degree in English. He obtained his master degree in history from Shanghai Fudan University, and his doctor of philosophy degree in political science from Harvard University. Mr. Huang is currently a Lee Foundation chair professor of US-China Relations and director of Centre on Asia and Globalisation at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. Prior to joining the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Mr. Huang had taught at Harvard University, University of Utah and Stanford University. Mr. Huang had also been a senior research analyst at the Brookings Institution. Mr. Huang is a Richard Von Weizsäcker fellow from the Robert Bosch Stiftung, a senior overseas economic analyst for China’s Xinhua News Agency, a board member of the Fujitsu-JAIMS Foundation in Japan, a board member of the Advisory Board of the Center on China and Globalization, a member of the Advisory Board of European-House Ambrosetti, China, a member of the Steering Committee of the National University of Singapore Research Institute in Suzhou, and a member of the Global Agenda Council at the World Economic Forum. Mr. Huang is an independent non-executive director of Keppel Land Limited (SGX:K17), a company listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange. Mr. Huang was appointed as an independent nonexecutive
director of the Company on 18 October 2016.

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Mr. Luan Wenpeng - Independent Non-Executive Directors

Mr. Luan Wenpeng (欒文鵬), aged 52, was an independent non-executive Director with doctor’s degree in electrical engineering. Mr. Luan is a PEng in British Columbia, Canada, a senior member of IEEE and a member of CIGRE. He has been engaged in the works as well as the research of systematic planning of the electrical power system, smart power grids, smart metering infrastructure, distribution automation, data analysis, distributed energy resources integration, asset management etc. for more than 16 years. As a distinguished expert of state level for the central government’s “1000 PLAN”, Mr. Luan is currently a chief expert in smart metering of the China Electric Power Research Institute, an international convenor of the IEC systems evaluation group of non-conventional distribution networks/microgrids (SEG6), the chairman of the IEEE working group for microgrids planning and design (IEEE2030.9 WG). Mr. Luan was appointed as an independent non-executive director of the Company on 16 May 2016.

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Mr. Cheng Shi Jie - Independent Non-Executive Directors

Mr. Cheng Shi Jie (程時杰), aged 71, is an independent non-executive Director. Mr. Cheng graduated from the Xi’an Jiaotong University with a bachelor degree in electronic engineering in 1967, the Huazhong University of Science and Technology with a master degree in electrical engineering in 1981 and the University of Calgary, Canada with a doctoral degree in philosophy in 1986, respectively. He has been a professor in the Huazhong University of Science and Technology since 1991 and a visiting professor in the Nanyang Technological University in 1995 and 1996. Mr. Cheng was granted the qualification of doctoral tutor by the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council in 1993 and was elected as an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (美國電子電氣工程師協會) in 2007 and 2010 respectively. Mr. Cheng was appointed as an independent non-executive Director of the Company on 12 August 2014.

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Mr. Choi Wai Lung Edward - Senior Management

Mr. Choi Wai Lung Edward (蔡偉龍), aged 47, is the chief financial officer and company secretary of the Company. Mr. Choi is a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants with over 26 years of experience in accounting, auditing and finance.

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