Independent Non-Executive Directors

Mr. Ye Xiang

Mr. Ye, aged 55, was appointed as Independent Non-executive Director on 10 October 2008. Mr. Ye is the founder and managing director of Vision Gain Capital Limited (“Vision Gain”), a company engages in the fund management and investment advisory business. Mr. Ye is a chartered financial analyst and holds a doctorate degree in finance. He has more than 20 years’ of experience in the monetary and finance industry and has extensive exposures in the banking and regulatory aspects. Prior to his founding of Vision Gain, Mr. Ye was the director of China Affairs of the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong. Mr. Ye is currently the chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee.

Mr. Wang Yuben

Mr. Wang, aged 63, was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director on 20 March 2015. Mr. Wang obtained a doctorate degree in economic law from the school of law of the Renmin University of China. He is currently an arbitrator of Beijing Arbitration Commission and the executive officer of the research centre of direct marketing of the Peking University. Mr. Wang has more than 35 years of teaching experiences in a number of universities in the PRC. He is also at present a professor in the Capital University of Economics & Business. Mr.Wang is currently a member of each of the Nomination Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the Audit Committee.

Mr. Mi Jianguo

Mr. Mi, aged 68, was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director on 1 September 2017. Mr. Mi is a Ph.D. in Economics, has engaged in the fields of education and research in the PRC for more than 30 years. Mr. Mi served as a teacher at the Hebei University (河北大 學) from August 1982 to December 1990. From December 1990 to February 2012, he served as a researcher, vice minister and minister of the marco research department, and the manager of the information center at the Development Research Center of the State Council in the PRC (國務院發展 研究中心). He was also the chairman of the board of the State Research Information Technology Co., Ltd (國研信息科技有限公司) and the president of magazine “Economic Participation” (經濟要參雜誌 社). Mr. Mi was also rewarded a qualified certificate of Senior Management of Insurance institutions from The China Insurance Regulatory Commission. Mr. Mi is currently the chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee and the Audit Committee.