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Directors

Mr. Ye Weilong (Chairman)

aged 53, has been the Executive Director and Chairman of the Board of the Company since March 2016. He is also executive vice president of China COSCO Shipping Corporation Limited, executive director of China COSCO Holdings Company Limited (listed in Hong Kong and the PRC) (re-designated from non-executive director since May 2014), chairman of China COSCO Bulk Shipping (Group) Co., Ltd. and COSCO West Asia FZE. Mr. Ye was the executive director and chairman of the Board of the Company for the period from February 2012 to September 2013. Mr. Ye had been the assistant to general manager, deputy general manager and general manager of Shanghai International Freight Forwarding Company, the general manager of COSCO Shanghai International Freight Co., Ltd. and COSCO International Freight Co., Ltd., the managing director of COSCO Logistic Co., Ltd., the deputy general manager and chairman of COSCO Container Lines Co., Ltd., the chairman of COSCO Shipping Co., Ltd. (listed in the PRC), the deputy general manager of China COSCO Holdings Company Limited and 中國遠洋運輸(集團)總公司 (China Ocean Shipping (Group) Company). Mr. Ye has over 20 years of experience in shipping industry and over 10 years of experience in logistics management and also has extensive experience in corporate operational management, strategic operation and management of international cargo transportation and modern logistics. He obtained a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the MBA program jointly organised by Shanghai Maritime College and Maastricht School of Management in the Netherlands and a Doctoral degree in Transportation Planning and Management from Dalian Maritime University, and is a senior economist.


Mr. Zhu Jianhui (Vice Chairman)

aged 53, has been Executive Director and Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company since August 2016. He is also chairman of Strategic Development Committee and Risk Management Committee of the Company. Currently, Mr. Zhu is director and president of COSCO (Hong Kong) Group Limited and director of two subsidiaries of the Company. He had been the manager of China Ocean Shipping Agency Nantong (Penavico Nantong), the deputy general manager of China Ocean Shipping Agency (Shanghai), the deputy general manager of China Ocean Shipping Agency head office, the deputy general manager of COSCO Logistics Co., Ltd., the general manager of China Ocean Shipping Tally Company and the general manager of Dalian Ocean Shipping Company. Mr. Zhu possesses extensive professional knowledge in ocean shipping and logistics management and also has rich experience in corporate operation and management. Mr. Zhu was graduated from Shanghai Maritime College (now known as Shanghai Maritime University) and obtained a Master’s degree. He is a senior economist.


Mr. Liu Gang (Managing Director)

aged 56, has been Executive Director and Managing Director of the Company since September 2016. He is also chairman of Corporate Governance Committee and member of each of Remuneration Committee, Nomination Committee, Strategic Development Committee and Risk Management Committee of the Company. Mr. Liu is a vice president of COSCO (Hong Kong) Group Limited. He was the deputy general manager of COSCO Tianjin Freight Co., the general manager of COSCO Tianjin International Freight Co., Ltd., the general manager of COSCO International Freight Co., Ltd. and the general manager of COSCO Africa (Pty) Ltd. Mr. Liu has over 30 years of experience in logistics management and shipping industry and also has extensive experience in corporate operational management, strategic operation and management of international cargo transportation and modern logistics. He obtained a Master's degree in Naval and Ocean Engineering from Tianjin University, and is a senior engineer.


Mr. Liu Xianghao

aged 44, has been the Executive Director of the Company since March 2016, and is member of Strategic Development Committee and Risk Management Committee of the Company, and director of various subsidiaries of the Company. Mr. Liu had been Managing Director of the Company. Mr. Liu is currently vice president, chief legal consultant and financial controller of COSCO (Hong Kong) Group Limited. Mr. Liu had worked in the Supervision Division, Executive Division and General Manager’s Office of China Ocean Shipping (Group) Company. He had been the deputy manager of Secretariat of Executive Division, the deputy manager of Secretarial Office of Executive Division, the deputy director and director of Executive Division, the director of Office of Board of Directors/General Manager’s Office of China Ocean Shipping (Group) Company, the deputy director and director of General Manager’s Office, the director of Office of Board of Directors/General Manager’s Office of China COSCO Holdings Company Limited. Mr. Liu is familiar with the operation of listed companies and has extensive experience in auditing and corporate management. Mr. Liu obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Nankai University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from China Europe International Business School, and is an accountant.


Mr. Wang Wei (Non-executive Director)

aged 44, has been the Non-executive Director of the Company since April 2012. He is also non-executive director of COSCO Pacific Limited (listed in Hong Kong), director of COSCO Shipping Co., Ltd. (listed in the PRC), director and vice president of COSCO (Hong Kong) Group Limited. Mr. Wang joined COSCO Group since 1995 and had been the deputy manager of Executives Management Department of Organisation Division/Human Resources Division, the manager of Executives Management Department of Organisation Division/Human Resources Division and the deputy general manager of Organisation Division/Human Resources Division of China Ocean Shipping (Group) Company), the deputy general manager of Organisation Division/Human Resources Division, general manager of Organisation Division/ Human Resources Division of China COSCO Holdings Company Limited. Mr. Wang is familiar with the operation of listed companies and has extensive experience in human resources management. Mr. Wang graduated from Renmin University of China, majoring in Human Resources Management.


Mr. Tsui Yiu Wa, Alec
(Independent Non-executive Director)

aged 66, has been the Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since February 2004 and is chairman of Nomination Committee, member of Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee and Corporate Governance Committee of the Company. Mr. Tsui is also chairman of WAG Worldsec Corporate Finance Limited and director of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Asia) Limited. He is also independent non-executive director of a number of listed companies in Hong Kong, namely, China Power International Development Limited, Pacific Online Limited, Summit Ascent Holdings Limited, Kangda International Environmental Company Limited, DTXS Silk Road Investment Holdings Company Limited (formerly known as UDL Holdings Limited) as well as independent director of certain companies listed overseas including ATA Inc. (listed on NASDAQ), Melco Crown Entertainment Limited (listed on NASDAQ) and Melco Crown (Philippines) Resorts Corporation (listed in the Republic of Philippines). Mr. Tsui graduated from the University of Tennessee, the United States and was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Engineering degree in Industrial Engineering and had completed the Program for Senior Managers in Government at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, the United States. He was the chairman of Hong Kong Securities Institute from 2001 to 2004 and the chief operating officer of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited in 2000 and the adviser and council member of the Shenzhen Stock Exchange from July 2001 to June 2002. He has numerous years of experience in finance and administration, corporate and strategic planning, information technology and human resources management. He previously served as the independent non-executive director of the following listed companies in Hong Kong, namely, China Blue Chemical Ltd. until his retirement in June 2012, China Chengtong Development Group Limited until his resignation in November 2013 and China Oilfield Services Limited until his retirement in June 2015.


Mr. Jiang, Simon X
(Independent Non-executive Director)

aged 62, has been the Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since April 2007 and is chairman of Remuneration Committee, member of Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Corporate Governance Committee of the Company. He is also chairman of Cyber City International Limited, independent non-executive director of China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (listed in Hong Kong and the PRC) and Nokia Corporation (listed on Nasdaq Helsinki and New York Stock Exchange). Mr. Jiang is also a director of China Foundation for Disabled Persons, a trustee of Cambridge China Development Trust and a senior associate at the Judge Business School of Cambridge University of England. He is currently a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and the United Nations Investments Committee. Mr. Jiang received his Bachelor’s degree from Beijing Foreign Studies University, Master’s degree from Australian National University and Doctorate’s degree in Economics from Cambridge University of England. Mr. Jiang was the deputy chief of United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund Investment Management Service, a director of Zi Corporation, the advisory board member of Capital International Inc. of United States and Rothschild Investment Bank of England and the independent non-executive director of Greenland Hong Kong Holdings Limited (formerly known as SPG Land (Holdings) Limited) until his retirement in June 2014. He has experience in fund management.


Mr. Alexander Reid Hamilton
(Independent Non-executive Director)

aged 74, has been the Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since June 2011 and is chairman of Audit Committee, member of Remuneration Committee, Nomination Committee and Corporate Governance Committee of the Company. Mr. Hamilton is also independent non-executive director of a number of listed companies, namely, Esprit Holdings Limited (listed in Hong Kong), Shangri-La Asia Limited (listed in Hong Kong) and JPMorgan China Region Fund, Inc. (a USA registered closed end fund quoted on the New York Stock Exchange). He previously served as the independent non-executive director of CITIC Limited until his retirement in June 2015. Mr. Hamilton is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Institute of Directors. He was a partner of Price Waterhouse for 16 years and has more than 20 years of audit and accounting experience.