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Name     Position   Served From
Hu Xiaoming     Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer   June 2007
Wang Cheng (Henry)     Chief Financial Officer, Director   May 2015
Ni Guangzheng     Director (Independent)   November 2010
Jerry Lewin     Director (Independent)   November 2010
Henry Yu     Director (Independent)   July 2011
Qian Jingsong     Director   January 2011
Chen Liming     Director (Independent)   May 2012
Business Experience of Directors and Executive Officers
Biographical Information
Hu Xiaoming has been our Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of the Board of Directors since March 2002. From October 2003 to April 2005, Mr. Hu served as the Project Manager (Chief Scientist) in the WX Pure Electric Vehicle Development Important Project of Electro-vehicle in the State 863 Plan. Prior to that, from October 1984 to March 2003, Mr. Hu served as: (i) Factory Director of the Yongkang Instrument Factory, (ii) Factory Director of the Yongkang Mini Car Factory, (iii) Chairman and General Manager of the Yongkang Vehicle Company, (iv) General Manager of the Wan Xiang Electric Vehicle Developing Center and (v) the General Manager of the Wan Xiang Battery Company. Mr. Hu personally owns 4 invention patents, 7 utility model patents and 11 appearance design patents. Mr. Hu’s experience as our Chief Executive Officer and President, as well as Chairman of the Board, and extensive scientific and operational knowledge and expertise qualifies him to serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Wang Cheng (Henry) was appointed as Chief Financial Officer, effective May 1, 2015. Mr. Wang has over 20 years of international financial management experience. Before joining the Company, Mr. Wang served as CFO for Shanghai Always Marketing Service Co., LTD., one of the largest field marketing service agencies in China, leading its procurement and finance departments since May 2014. Prior to that, Mr. Wang worked for Renesola Ltd. (NYSE: SOL), an international leading brand and technology provider of green energy products, initially as Vice President of Finance since January 2010, ascending to CFO in July 2011. Mr. Wang holds both certifications as Certified Public Accountants ("CPA") in China and Certified Internal Auditor ("CIA"). He earned a Master's degree in Law from Renmin University of China and a Master's of Business Administration from the Open University of Hong Kong. Mr. Wang’s prior experience in accounting and finance qualifies him to serve a director of the Company and led the Board to conclude that he should be nominated to serve us as a director.
Ni Guangzheng was appointed as a director of the Company in November 2010. Mr. Ni is a permanent member of Chinese Society of Electrical Engineering, and, since 1998, has served as the Deputy Director of Technical Committee & Director of EV Research Institute of National ERC of Power Electronic Technology. Mr. Ni has extensive experience in the areas of electro-technical and electrical engineering. Mr. Ni has served as: Head of Department of Electrical Engineering at Zhejiang University (1994 to 1998), Deputy Director of Electro-technical Theory Committee of China Electro-Technical Society (1989 to 1993), Director of the National ERC of Power Electronic Technology (1996 to 1998) and  Deputy Director of the Large Electrical Machine Committee of Chinese Society of Electrical Engineering (1997 to 1999). Mr. Ni received his bachelors degree in electrical machine and a masters degree in Elcetro-technology theory from Xian Jiaotong University. Mr. Ni’s leadership skills and extensive engineering experience, as well as his electrical and technical expertise, qualifies him to serve on our Board of Directors.

Jerry Lewin was appointed as a director of the Company in November 2010. Jerry Lewin currently serves as Senior Vice President of Field Operations for Hyatt Hotels Corporation and is responsible for managing 35 hotels throughout the North American continent. Mr. Lewin has been with Hyatt since 1987. In his capacity as Senior Vice President,  Mr. Lewin supervises a number of areas, including finance, sales and marketing, public relations, customer service, engineering, and human resources. Mr. Lewin serves as a member of the Hyatt Hotels Corporation’s Managing Committee and sits on the board of directors of the New York City Hotel Association.  Since July 2009, Mr. Lewin has served as a director and a member of the audit committee of EFT Biotech Holdings, Inc. Mr. Lewin currently serves as  the President of the New York Law Enforcement Foundation and as the Chairman of the board of directors of the NY State Troopers PBA Signal 30 Fund.  Mr. Lewin has served in various management capacities for several hotel companies in San Francisco, Oakland, Los Angeles, San Diego and Las Vegas.  Mr. Lewin received his Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University and completed the Executive Development Program at J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. Mr. Lewin’s leadership skills and extensive management experience qualifies him to serve on our Board of Directors.
Henry Yu was appointed as a director of the Company on July 1, 2011. Mr. Yu serves as Senior Vice President of the East West Bank. Prior to his current position, Mr. Yu served as the President of Shanghai Bosun Capital Advisors in Shanghai, China from January to June 2011. From January 2008 to December 2010, Mr. Yu served as a senior manager of Standard Chartered Bank in China. From November 1999 to December 2007, Mr. Yu served as Managing Director of Global Trade Solutions of SunTrust Bank in Atlanta, Georgia. Currently, Mr. Yu serves as Chair of the Advisory Board of the National Association of Chinese-Americans and serves as an Advisor to China’s Federation of Overseas Chinese. Since 2009, Mr. Yu has served as an International Advisor to Sichuan University Suzhou Institute, and, since 2004, Mr. Yu has served on the Foundation Board Trustee of Georgia Perimeter College. From 2003 to 2007, Mr. Yu held Series 7 and 62 Certifications from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. Mr. Yu received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Michigan in 1978 and his MBA in Finance from the University of Detroit in 1980. Mr. Yu’s leadership skills and extensive financial experience qualifies him to serve on our Board of Directors.
Qian Jingsong  was appointed as a director of the Company on January 31, 2011.  In addition, since October 2009, Mr. Qian has served as Deputy General Manager of Zhejiang Kandi Vehicles Co. Ltd. Prior to joining the Company, from October 2006 to October 2009, Mr. Qian served in multiple capacities for Chery Karry Automobile, including Head of the Engineering Construction Group (2006-2007), Vice Manager of the Q21 Project (2007), Assistant General Manager of the Production Management and Integrated Management Departments (2007-2010). During his tenure at Chery Karry Automobile, Mr. Qian was in charge of quality assurance and participated in strategy, planning and product development work for Chery mini-cars.  From August 1999 to September 2006, Mr. Qian served as Deputy General Manager and Executive General Manager of Anhui Huayang Auto Manufacturing Co., LTD, where he oversaw technical improvement, product development, administrative personnel, and external affairs.  Mr. Qian received a degree in Professional Ordnance from the Aerospace Staff University in Nanjing, China in 1983. Mr. Qian’s experience in the automobile and mini-car industries and his expertise in quality assurance and planning and product development qualifies him to serve on our Board of Directors.
Chen Liming was appointed as a director of the Company in May 2012. Mr. Chen serves as an advisor to AA Win & Solar Energy Development Group, LLC .USA since May, 2009. Between February, 2009 and October, 2010, Mr. Chen participated in the development of super mini three seats pure electric vehicle with Mr. Qiu Youmin, the former designer of Geely Automobile Co., Ltd. From June, 2008 to July, 2009, Mr. Chen participated in the development of Lithium Iron Phosphate Battery with Shanghai Yuankai Group. From January, 2007 to February, 2008, Mr. Chen was responsible for a major technology development project of Zhejiang province on “Key Technology Studies for Electric Vehicle”. Mr. Chen was a Professor at Electrical Engineering Department of Zhejiang University with a focus of new energy and electronic vehicles from 1983 to 1997 in Zhejiang, China. From 1981 to 1983, Mr. Chen was a visiting scholar at Electrical Engineering Department of Columbia University in New York City. From 1960 to 1981, Mr. Chen taught at Electrical Engineering Department of Zhejiang University in Zhejiang, China. Mr. Chen received his bachelor degree from Southeast University in Jiangsu, China in 1960.