Mr. Alan Li was appointed Chief Executive Officer and the Chairman of the Board of the Directors of the Company on January 5 and May 17, 2007, respectively, after being appointed Executive Director of the Company on May 24, 2005. Mr. Li obtained a Master's degree in Business Administration from Murdoch University, Australia. Prior to join the Company he served as the Executive Director of Shun Tai Investment Limited, a company engaged in investment, merger and acquisition of hospitals and pharmaceuticals factories in China. From 2000-2002, Mr. Li functioned as the Executive Director and Vice President of Linchest Technology Ltd. Mr. Li has demonstrated considerable experience in investment and management of conglomerate companies. His current responsibilities include strategic planning, merger and acquisition and capital market development of the Company.
Mr. Zhenwei Lu was appointed Chief Operating Officer of the Company on March 26, 2007, after being appointed as an Executive Director of the Company on January 5, 2007. Mr. Lu obtained a Bachelor's degree from Shanghai Marine University and a Master's degree from Zhongnan University of Economics and Law. He is also the General Manager of China Merchants Technology Co. , Ltd. ("CMTH"), a wholly owned subsidiary of the China Merchants Group. China Merchants Group is one of the largest state-owned enterprises which has significant business operations across Hong Kong and China in real estate, energy, logistics, technology, ports, highways, and industrial zones. Mr. Lu's current responsibilities include assets management and general management of the Company.
Mr. Kang Li was appointed Chief Investment Officer of the Company on March 26, 2007. He was also appointed the Executive Director of the Company on May 23, 2007. Mr. Li obtained a Bachelor's degree in Law from Fudan University in 1987 and subsequently in 1995 earned a Master's degree in Law from Xiamen University. He acquired the qualification as a lawyer in 1993. Mr. Li served as Senior Manager in Investment Banking Department of China Eagle Securities Co., Ltd. in 1996 and from 1997 to 2001 he held the position of Senior Manager in Investment Banking Department of China Merchants Securities Co. , Ltd. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Li was Vice President of China Science & Merchants Venture Capital Management Co. , Ltd.
Mr. Gary Leung was appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Company on November 6, 2008. Mr. Leung obtained a Master's degree in Business Administration from International Management Centre of Buckingham, UK. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Leung had many years of field experience and had set up operations for U.S. IT companies in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan which includes Oracle and Sybase. He once worked as Managing Director of Oracle Corporation in Hong Kong and China that made Oracle has became a household name in China. When he acted as Chief Accountant of Orix Hong Kong Corporation, Mr. Leung participated in defining the first set of accounting principle and tax rules for leasing industry. Mr. Leung brings to the Company a wealth of experience in accounting, planning and budgeting, strategic development, internal controls as well as PV markets in the U.S. and China.
Maggie Qiu was appointed Company Secretary of the Company on Oct 23, 2007. Ms. Qiu obtained a Bachelor's degree in Economics and Germanistik from Peking University in China in 2001, a Master's degree in European Culture and Economy from Ruhr University Bochum in Germany in 2003 and subsequently obtained a professional diploma in corporate governance. Prior to joining the Company, she served as Assistant to GM in multinational companies. Since she joined the Company in 2005, Ms. Qiu functioned as Assistant to CEO and managed essential projects including corporate restructuring, merger and acquisition, as well as administration of board meetings and shareholder meetings. In addition, Ms. Qiu has sound experience in corporate administration and project management.