Executive Directors

Mr YUAN Zhijun

Mr.Yuan Zhijun, chairman of the board of directors, was appointed as an executive director on 4 November 2016. Mr Yuan is also the chairman of Nomination Committee. Mr Yuan graduated from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China with a master degree in business administration in 2003 and is a professor level senior engineer. He is currently a director and the chief executive of Liuzhou Wuling Motors Industrial Company Limited* (柳州五菱汽車工業有限公司) (“Wuling Industrial”), a principal subsidiary of the Company and is established under the sino-foreign equity joint venture agreements entered into between the Company and Guangxi Automobile. Mr. Yuan is also currently the vice chairman of the board of directors and chief executive of Guangxi Automobile and the chairman of the board of directors of Guangxi Yuan Heng Investment Co. Limited*(廣西元恆投資有限公司) (“Guangxi YH Investment”), a subsidiary of Guangxi Automobile. He is also a director of Wuling (Hong Kong) Holdings Limited and Wuling Motors (Hong Kong) Company Limited, the intermediate controlling shareholders and the controlling shareholders of the Company respectively. Mr. Yuan joined the group of Guangxi Automobile in 1987, has held various roles within the group of Guangxi Automobile and has over 29 years’ of extensive experience in the production, product design and development, human resources and corporate management of the automobile industry. Mr. Yuan has also served in a number of senior positions of SAIC-GM-Wuling Automobile Co., Limited (“SGMW”) since February 2003 and he is currently a director of SGMW, which is a joint venture formed among Shanghai Automobile Industry (Group) Company Limited, GM (China) Investment Company Limited and Guangxi Automobile.

Mr. Lee Shing

Mr. Lee, vice-chairman of the board of directors and the chief executive officer, was appointed as an executive director on 22 June 2006 and is currently a member of the Nomination Committee. Mr. Lee has extensive experience in the trading and manufacturing business in Hong Kong and the PRC. Mr. Lee is also the vice-chairman of Wuling Industrial, as well as a director of Wuling Liuji, Liuzhou Wuling Motors United Development limited (“Wuling United”) and Liuzhou Wuling Specialized Vehicles Manufacturing Company limited (“Wuling Specialized Vehicles”), all being subsidiaries of Wuling Industrial. Besides, he is currently a member of the Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of Liuzhou, Guangxi Province, the PRC. Mr. Lee is the sole shareholder and sole director of Dragon Hill Development limited, a substantial shareholder of the Company, which is beneficially interested in approximately 24.06% of the total issued share capital of the Company. Besides, Mr. Lee is an executive director of Grand TG Gold Holdings limited (Stock Code: 8299), a company listed on the GEM board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong limited and an executive director of Recyctec Holding AB, a company listed on Aktie Torget, Sweden.


Ms. LIU Yaling

Ms. liu, was appointed as an executive director on 22 June 2006. Ms. liu has a post graduate education background. She is a qualified accountant in the PRC specializing in financial management. Ms. liu gains her working experience in the automobile manufacturing industry and has approximately 14 years’ of experience in the finance and accounting profession in the PRC. Ms. liu is a member of the International Association of Registered Financial Planners and an associate member of the Institute of Financial Accountants.

Mr YANG Jianyong

Mr. Yang Jianyong, was appointed as an executive director on 4 November 2016. Mr. Yang graduated with an accounting degree from the Faculty of Accounting in the Central South University in China and also holds a master degree in Accountancy from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Mr. Yang is currently the vice general manager and a director of Wuling Industrial. Mr. Yang is also the vice president, chief financial officer, chief legal counsel of Guangxi Automobile in charge of the finance, legal departments and supervisory board. Besides, Mr. Yang is also a director and the vice general manager of Guangxi YH Investment in charge of the finance department. Mr. Yang joined the group of Guangxi Automobile in 1989 and has about 27 years’ of extensive experience in the finance, accounting, legal and corporate financial system institutionalization aspects of the automobile industry. Mr. Yang also served in the senior position of the finance department of SGMW from December 2003 to April 2009, and has been the supervisor of SGMW since July 2016.


Mr. Wang Zhengtong

Mr. Wang, aged 47, was appointed as an Executive Director on 28 February 2019. Mr. Wang is currently the assistant to the chief executive and the controller of the planning and investment department of Guangxi Automobile Holdings Limited (“Guangxi Automobile”, together with its subsidiaries as the “Guangxi Automobile Group”), the ultimate holding company of the Company, responsible for the planning and investment projects of the Group. Mr. Wang holds a bachelor's degree in industrial science from Hunan University, People’s Republic of China. Mr. Wang joined Guangxi Automobile Group in 1996 and was acted as the senior executive of the planning department and the investment and development department, respectively. During the period from January 2012 to May 2014, Mr. Wang left Guangxi Automobile Group and worked for a state-controlled enterprise in Guangxi as a general manager in the international marketing division. Mr. Wang rejoined the Guangxi Automobile Group in June 2014 as the controller of the planning and investment department, and promoted to take up position as the assistant to the chief executive in January 2018. Mr. Wang has extensive experiences in the automotive industry in the aspects of investment and development, international marketing, planning, asset management and technical transformation.