Mr. Wang Faqing (王法清先生)

Executive Director and the chairman of the Board

Mr. Wang Faqing (王法清先生), aged 56, is currently the chairman of the board, legal representative and general manager of China MingShang Commodity Exchange Center Limited * (民商大宗商品交易中心有限公司). Currently, he is also a director of various subsidiaries of the Company, namely China Union Sealand Group Limited, Z&L Blue Whale Shipping Limited, Z&L White Shark Shipping Limited, Z&L Flying Fish Shipping Limited, Z&L Dolphin Shipping Limited, Z&L Sea Lion Shipping Limited and Z&L Seal Shipping Limited, all being indirect wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Company. Before joining the Group, he was a vice president at Weimin International Holdings Limited* (味民國際控股集團有限公司) from July 2017 to July 2019.

Mr. Wang obtained the certificate of Fujian Province Administrative Law Enforcement Qualification* (福建省行政執法資格證書) issued by the Fujian Provincial People’s Government* (福建省人民政府) in December 2005. He obtained the certificate of Surveying and Mapping Intermediate Engineer* (測繪中級工程師) issued by the Fujian Provincial Personnel Department* (福建省人事廳) in October 2005. He obtained the Registered Qualification Certificate for Enterprise Legal Adviser of The People’s Republic of China (中華人民共和國企業法律顧問執業資格證書) issued by the Fujian Provincial Personnel Department* (福建省人事廳) in December 2004. He obtained the certificate of Land Management Assistant Engineer* (土地管理助理工程師) issued by the Fuzhou Municipal Personnel Bureau* (福州市人事局) in July 1992.

Mr. Wang passed the Self-Taught Higher Education Examinations (高等教育自學考試) and obtained a bachelor of laws degree at Xiamen University (廈門大學) in December 1992.

Mr. Xu Wenjun (徐文均先生)

Executive Director and the chief executive officer

Mr. Xu Wenjun (徐文均先生), aged 64, is our executive Director and the chief executive officer of our Group. Mr. Xu has been a Director since 28 June 2016, being the date of incorporation of our Company. Mr. Xu has participated in the management of our Group since 1 February 2010 where he has been responsible for corporate strategic planning, overseeing the overall operations and business development and day-to-day business management of our Group. Mr. Xu is a director of each member of our Group other than Brilliant Star.

Mr. Xu has approximately thirteen years of relevant experience in the shipping industry. Prior to joining our Group, Mr. Xu worked as the deputy general manager at Fuzhou Dongfang Jinrong Shipping Co., Ltd. (福州東方錦榕海運有限公司), a company principally engaged in international shipping management business, from November 2002 to June 2006, where he was mainly responsible for international shipping business. From May 2006 until now, Mr. Xu worked as the general manager of Fujian Chuan Yuan, a company principally engaged in investment, where he was mainly responsible for making investment.

Mr. Xu served as the chief executive officer and general manager of Jincheng Hengtong from January 2010 to November 2017, where he was mainly responsible for overseeing the overall operations.

Mr. Xu received the certificate of Adult Higher Education majoring in economic management from Fujian Normal University (福建師範大學) in the PRC in September 2000.

Mr. Ding Yuzhao (丁玉釗先生)

Executive Director

Mr. Ding Yuzhao (丁玉釗先生), aged 65, is our executive Director. Mr. Ding has been a Director since 28 June 2016, being the date of incorporation of our Company. Mr. Ding has participated in the management of our Group since 1 February 2010 where he has been responsible for overseeing the overall operations and business development of our Group.

Mr. Ding has approximately nine years of relevant experience in the shipping industry. Prior to joining our Group, Mr. Ding worked as a deputy manager at Ningde District Power Company (寧德地區電力公司), a company principally engaged in providing technical support and construction for power systems from March 1990 to December 1991, where he was mainly responsible for providing technical support for power construction. From April 1994 to May 1997, Mr. Ding worked as a director and general manager at Fujian Muyang Creek Hydropower Development Co., Ltd. (福建省穆陽溪水電開發有限公司), a company principally engaged in hydropower construction, where he was mainly responsible for providing technical support for hydropower station development and construction. From May 1997 to August 2006, Mr. Ding served as the general manager of Mindong Power Investment Company Limited (閩東能源投資有限公司), which is principally engaged the business of power investment, where he was mainly responsible for overseeing investment in hydropower station and fossil-fuel power station.

From November 2003 to August 2006, Mr. Ding served as the general manager of Ningde City State-owned Asset Investment Company Limited (寧德市國有資產投資有限公司), a company principally engaged in investment, where he was mainly responsible for investment and operation of state-owned asset. From August 2006 to March 2010, Mr. Ding served as the chairman of Ningde City State-owned Properties Investment & Management Co., Ltd. (寧德市國有資產投資經營有限公司) and director of Ningde City State-owned Asset Supervision and Management Committee (寧德市國有資產監督管理委員會), both of which principally engaged the business of investment, where he was mainly responsible for investment and operation of state-owned asset. From July 2011 to September 2017, Mr. Ding served as the general manager at Fujian Haodeyuan Investment Co., Ltd (福建昊德元投資有限公司), a company principally engaged in investment, where he was mainly responsible for investment in real estate business. From January 2016 until now, Mr. Ding served as the supervisor of Xiamen Tangram Science and Technology Co., Ltd. (廈門唐人科技股份有限公司), a company principally engages in information technology.

Mr. Ding received the Bachelor’s degree from the electric engineering school of the Wuhan Institute of Hydraulic and Electric Engineering (武漢水利電力學院), currently known as School of Electrical Engineering and Automation, Wu Han University (武漢大學電氣與自動化學院) majoring in High-voltage electricity technology and equipment in September 1982. Mr. Ding was granted the qualification as a senior engineer in hydropower by the Department of Personnel of Fujian Province in July 1996.

Mr. Lai Guanrong (賴觀榮先生)

Independent non-executive Director

Dr. Lai Guanrong (賴觀榮先生), aged 57, has been our independent non-executive Director since 6 September 2018.

Dr. Lai has approximately seventeen years of experience in finance industry. From November 2001 to May 2005, he served as the president of Huafu Securities Company Limited (華福證 券股份有限公司), currently known as Huafu Securities Corporation Limited (華福證券有限責任公司), a company principally engaged in securities brokerage and trading where he was mainly responsible for material decision making. From December 2005 until now, Dr. Lai acted as the deputy general manager, general manager and deputy chairman of Jiahe Life Insurance Co., Ltd. (嘉禾人壽保險股份有限公司), currently known as ABC Life Insurance Co., (農銀人壽保險股份有限公司), a company principally engaged in insurance business, where he was mainly responsible for material decision making. Dr. Lai has also been serving as an independent non-executive director of Chinasoft International Limited (Stock Exchange stock code: 00354), a company principally engaged in system applications technology service business since June 2015.

Dr. Lai graduated from the School of Economics of Xiamen University in July 1983 with a bachelor’s degree, majoring in finance. He obtained a master’s degree in currency and banking business from the PBC School of Finance of Tsinghua University (formerly known as the Graduate School of the People’s Bank of China) in June 1986. He obtained a doctor’s degree majoring in finance from the School of Economics of Xiamen University in December 2001.

Mr. Suen Chi Wai (孫志偉先生)

Independent non-executive Director

Mr. Suen Chi Wai (孫志偉先生), aged 55, has been our independent non-executive Director since 6 September 2018. He is a practising solicitor in Hong Kong and a partner of Withers. Mr. Suen has approximately eighteen years’ experience in corporate finance and with area of practice principally in initial public offerings on the Stock Exchange, mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganisations and Listing Rules compliance.

Before joining Withers, Mr. Suen was an associate and later a partner of DLA Piper Hong Kong from June 2007 to May 2012 and May 2012 to February 2018 respectively, and served as a manager in the investment products department of the SFC between October 2005 and July 2006, responsible for reviewing applications of collective investment schemes and monitoring continuing compliance of authorized schemes. Mr. Suen was an assistant solicitor at Woo Kwan Lee & Lo from September 2000 to March 2005. Mr. Suen was appointed as an independent nonexecutive director of Da Yu Financial Holdings Limited (Stock Exchange stock code: 01073), a company principally engaged in development and manufacturing of agricultural biochemical products on 26 July 2019; and Venus Medtech (Hangzhou) Inc. (Stock Exchange stock code: 02500), a company principally engaged in transcatheter heart valve medical device business on 8 July 2019 respectively.

Mr. Suen graduated from the University of East Anglia in July 1987 with a Bachelor of Science Degree and the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws program in the University of Hong Kong in June 1998. Mr. Suen was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong in October 2000 and in England and Wales in December 2003. Mr. Suen is also a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants since May 1998 and a certified public accountant of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants since April 1993.

Mr. Xu Jie (徐捷先生)

Independent non-executive Director

Mr. Xu Jie (徐捷先生), aged 65, has been our independent nonexecutive Director since 6 September 2018.

Mr. Xu has accumulated over thirty-two years of experience in the legal field. From June 1986 to July 1993, Mr. Xu was the deputy president of the Maritime Commercial Tribunal of the Shanghai Maritime Court (上海海事法院) of the PRC. From September 1993 to October 1994, Mr. Xu was a teacher at the Shanghai Maritime College (上海海運學院), currently known as Shanghai Maritime University (上海海事大學). From October 1994 to December 2000, Mr. Xu worked as a partner in Shanghai Duan & Duan Law Firm (上海段和段律師事務所). From January 2001 to May 2014, Mr. Xu served as the partner of Shanghai Haoying Law Firm* (上海市浩英律師事務所). From May 2014 to November 2016, Mr. Xu served as the senior partner of CoEffort Law Firm LLP (上海市協力律師事務所).

Mr. Xu graduated from the Shanghai Maritime College (上海海運學院), currently known as Shanghai Maritime University (上海海事大學) in January 1982 with a Bachelor’s degree, majoring in ocean shipping business, and obtained a Master’s degree majoring in international economic law in January 1991. Mr. Xu has also been an arbitrator at the China Maritime Arbitration Commission (中國海事仲裁委員會) since May 2017.

Mr. Chen Chengmei (陳成梅先生)

Vice President

Mr. Chen Chengmei (陳成梅先生), aged 57, is the vice president of our Company since 28 June 2016. Mr. Chen has participated in the management of our Group since 1 February 2010 where he has been primarily responsible for supervising tanker chartering business of our Group.

Mr. Chen has approximately nine years of relevant experience in the shipping industry. Prior to joining our Group, Mr. Chen served as the general manager at Fuzhou South Pipeline Gas Technology Development Co., Ltd* (福州南方管道燃氣技術開發有限公司) from April 2002 to April 2004, a company principally engaged in gas Technology Development pipeline provision, where he was mainly responsible for overseeing the overall operations of gas pipeline provision.

From May 2006 until April 2018, Mr. Chen served as the deputy general manager at Fujian Chuan Yuan, a company principally engaged in investment, where he was mainly responsible for supervising overall operations.

Mr. Chen served as the deputy chief executive officer of Jincheng Hengtong from January 2010 until November 2017, where he was mainly responsible for supervening investment of Jincheng Hengtong.

Mr. Lin Shifeng (林世鋒先生)

Financial Controller

Mr. Lin Shifeng (林世鋒先生), aged 43, is the financial controller of our Company since July 2016. Mr. Lin has participated in the management of our Group since July 2016 where he has been primarily responsible for overseeing the financial planning and accounting management of our Group.

Mr. Lin has approximately nineteen years of relevant experience in accounting and finance management, where he has spent approximately sixteen years in the shipping industry. Prior to joining our Group, Mr. Lin worked as an account supervisor at Fujian Wanfeng Shoes Co., Ltd* (福建萬豐鞋業有限公司), a company principally engaged in sports products production, from July 2000 to November 2003, where he was mainly responsible for product cost accounting and difference analysis, data statistics and financial statement preparation.

From November 2003 to January 2006, Mr. Lin worked as an accountant at P&O NEDLLOYD (CHINA) Ltd. Fuzhou Branch (鐵行渣華(中國)船務有限公司福州分公司), a company principally engaged in shipping business, where he was mainly responsible for cost accounting and cost control.

From February 2006 to November 2007, Mr. Lin worked as an assistant accountant and cost manager at Maersk Logistics (China) Co., Ltd., a company principally engaged in container shipping, where he was mainly responsible for registering and controlling operational cost and assisting payment center to arrange operational payment.

From November 2007 to January 2015, Mr. Lin served as a financial supervisor at Dafei Shipping (China) Company Limited Fuzhou Branch (達飛輪船(中國)有限公司福州分公司), a company principally engaged in container transportation and, where he was mainly responsible for account management and accounting principal setting up.

Mr. Lin served as the finance manager of Jincheng Hengtong from March 2015 until April 2016 and as the financial controller from July 2016 until November 2017, where he was mainly responsible for accounting management.

From April 2016 to June 2016, Mr. Lin served as a finance manager at Air Liquide (Fuzhou) Co., Ltd* (液化空氣(福州)有限公司), a company principally engaged in the supplying of industrial gases and services, where he was mainly responsible for accounting management and accounting principal setting up.

Mr. Lin graduated from Changchun University of Science and Technology (長春理工大學), formerly known as Changchun Institute of Optics and Precision Instruments (長春光學精密器械學院) and received a bachelor’s degree in accounting in July 2000. Mr. Lin obtained the certificate for passing all the required subjects of the professional stage of the national uniform CPA Examination of P.R.China (註冊會計師全國統一考試專業階段考試合格證) issued by the certified Public Accountant Examination Committee of The Ministry of Finance, P.R.China (財政部註冊會計師考試委員會) in December 2018.

COMPANY SECRETARY

Company Secretary

Mr. Yim Lok Kwan (嚴洛鈞), was appointed as the company secretary of our Company on 14 June 2018. Mr. Yim has over 7 years of experience in the corporate services field. Mr. Yim currently serves as a manager of SWCS Corporate Services Group (Hong Kong) Limited (“SWCS”), formerly known as SW Corporate Services Group Limited, a professional services provider specialising in corporate services. Mr. Yim was nominated by SWCS to act as our company secretary pursuant to an engagement letter entered into between our Company and SWCS.

Mr. Yim graduated from Hong Kong Shue Yan University and received a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting in July 2010. In September 2016, Mr. Yim obtained a master’s degree in corporate governance from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Since December 2016, he has been both an associate member of the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries and the Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators).