Mr. Zhang Jianguo，Vice chairman, Executive Director, President，Mr. Zhang has served as vice chairman and executive director of the Bank since October 2006, president of the Bank since July 2006. Mr. Zhang was vice chairman of the board of directors and president of Bank of Communications Co., Ltd. from May 2004 to July 2006, executive vice president of Bank of Communications Co., Ltd from September 2001 to May 2004. From September 1984 to September 2001, Mr. Zhang served several positions in Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, including deputy general manager and general manager of the international banking department, deputy general manager of Tianjin Branch. From November 1987 to December 1988, Mr. Zhang studied international financial business in Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Ryerson Institute of Technology. Mr. Zhang graduated from Tianjin College of Finance and Economics with a bachelor’s degree in Finance in 1982 and a master’s degree in economics in 1995.
Mr. Chen Zuofu, Executive Director, Executive Vice President. Mr. Chen has served as a director since July 2009 and executive vice president since July 2005. Mr. Chen was assistant president of the Bank from September 2004 to July 2005, assistant president of China Construction Bank from July 1997 to September 2004. Mr. Chen was a visiting scholar to Stanford University from June 1999 to May 2000. Mr. Chen graduated from Southwest University of Politics and Law with a bachelor’s degree in law in 1983. He received his master’s degree in management and engineering from Central South University of Technology in 1996.
Mr. Zhu Xiaohuang, Executive Director, Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer. Mr. Zhu has served as executive vice president of the Bank since June 2008 and chief risk offi cer of the Bank since April 2006. From March 2006 to April 2006, he was executive vice chairman of the Bank’s risk management and internal control committee. Mr. Zhu was general manager of the Bank’s corporate banking department from October 2004 to March 2006; general manager of Guangdong Branch of China Construction Bank from May 2001 to October 2004; general manager of banking department of China Construction Bank from March 1999 to May 2001. He served consecutively as deputy director of administrative office, deputy director of head office’s No. 1 credit department, deputy general manager of credit management department, deputy general manager of Liaoning Branch from September 1993 to March 1999. Mr. Zhu is a senior economist and a recipient of a special grant by the PRC government. In 1982, he obtained his bachelor’s degree in infrastructure finance and credit from Hubei Finance and Economics College and in October 1985, he received an associate degree in economic law from Peking University. In 2006, he also received a doctorate degree in world economics from Sun Yat-Sen University.
Lord Peter Levene, Independent Non-Executive Director，Lord Peter Levene has served as a director since June 2006. He is currently the chairman of Lloyd’s. Lord Peter Levene is the chairman of General Dynamics UK Limited, and NBNK Investments plc, and director of TOTAL SA, a listed entity, and Haymarket Group Ltd. Prior to that, he held various directorships in other listed companies, including director of J Sainsbury plc from 2001 to 2004, and member of the board of directors of Deutsche Boerse from 2004 to 2005. Lord Peter Levene was awarded a bachelor’s degree in economics and politics from the University of Manchester.
Mr. Yam Chi Kwong, Joseph, Independent Non-Executive Director, was Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority from 1993 to September 2009 and Director of the Office of the Exchange Fund of Hong Kong from 1991 to 1993. Mr. Yam held a number of positions in the Hong Kong Government from 1971 to 1991. Mr. Yam is Executive Vice President of the China Society for Finance and Banking, a society managed by the People’s Bank of China, and a Distinguished Research Fellow of the newly created Institute of Global Economics and Finance at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Mr. Yam is also a member of the advisory committees of a number of academic and private institutions focusing in finance. Mr. Yam graduated from the University of Hong Kong with first class honours in 1970, receiving a Bachelor of Social Sciences degree. He also received his post-graduate diploma in Statistics and National Accounting from the Institute of Social Studies of the Hague, the Netherlands in 1974. Over the years, he was conferred a number of honorary doctorate degrees and professorships from universities in Hong Kong and overseas. Mr. Yam was awarded the highest honour of the Grand Bauhinia Medal by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government in 2009, the Gold Bauhinia Star by Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in 2001, and the Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in 1995.
Rt Hon Dame Jenny Shipley, Independent Non-Executive Director, has served as a Director of CCB since November 2007. She is currently Chairman of Mainzeal Construction and Development, Senior Money International and Genesis Energy, a New Zealand Government State Owned Energy company. She is a director of Momentum Consulting, and a Director of ISI. Dame Jenny is Managing Director in her consultancy company Jenny Shipley New Zealand Limited. She had been a Director of Richina Pacifi c, which was listed on the NZ Stock Exchange from 2004 to 2009. She tracks economic, social and geo political mega trends globally, as well as advising governments and corporations in many parts of the world. She was an MP from 1987 to 2002 and held key positions in the New Zealand government from 1990 to the end of 1999. She was Prime Minister from 1997 to 1999 and was consecutively a Minister of Women’s Affairs, Minister of Social Welfare, Minister of Health, Minister responsible for Radio New Zealand, Minister of Transport, Minister of Accident & Compensation, Minister of State Owned Enterprises, and Minister of State Services from 1990 to 1997.
Mr. Zhao Xijun, Independent Non-Executive Director, a professor, is currently Deputy Dean of the School of Finance of Renmin University of China. Mr. Zhao was Director of International Office of Renmin University of China from 2001 to 2005, Department Head of the Finance Department of the School of Finance of Renmin University of China from 1995 to 2001 and a research fellow of the International Department of China Securities Regulatory Commission from 1994 to 1995. Mr. Zhao currently serves as an external director of China Coal Technology & Engineering Group Corporation (an unlisted company), an independent director of Xuchang Bank Corporation (an unlisted company) and an independent director of Beijing Gate-guard Information Security Technology Stock Co., Ltd (an unlisted company). Mr. Zhao graduated from Wu Han University with a bachelor’s degree in scientific French in 1985, a maters’ degree in finance from the Finance Department of Renmin University of China in 1987 and a Ph. D. in finance from the School of Finance of Renmin University of China in 1999. Mr. Zhao was a visiting scholar in University of Sherbrooke and McGill University, Canada from 1989 to 1990 and Nijenrode University, Netherlands from 1995 to 1996.
Mr. Wong Kai-Man，Independent Non-Executive Director，Mr. Wong has served as a director since November 2007 and is currently a director of Victor and William Fung Foundation Limited and Li & Fung (1906) Foundation Ltd, an honorary associate professor of the School of Business of the University of Hong Kong, and an independent non-executive director of Shangri-la Asia Limited, SCMP Group Limited and SUNeVision Holdings Ltd., which are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. He is a non-executive director of the Securities and Futures Commission. In addition, he serves in a number of government committees and the boards of non-governmental organisations. Mr. Wong was a partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers Hong Kong and retired from that post in June 2005 with 32 years of experience in accounting. Mr. Wong was a member of the GEM Listing Committee of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange from 1999 to 2003. Mr. Wong received his bachelor degree in Physics from the University of Hong Kong and his master degree in Business Administration from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Mr. Wong is a fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants of the United Kingdom. Mr. Wong was appointed as a Justice of the Peace in 2002 and awarded Bronze Bauhinia Star in 2007 by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, and awarded an honorary fellow by Lingnan University, Hong Kong.
Mr. Wang Yong，Non-Executive Director，Mr. Wang has served as a director since June 2007. Mr. Wang was an inspector of the Balance of Payments Department of the SAFE from August 2004 to March 2007, and served consecutively as deputy director-general of the Foreign Investment Administration Department, deputy director-general of the Capital Account Management Department and director general of the Balance of Payments Department of the SAFE from January 1997 to August 2004. Mr. Wang is a senior economist. He graduated from Jilin University with a bachelor’s degree in world economics in 1984 and a master’s degree in world economics in 1987. Mr. Wang is currently an employee of the Bank’s substantial shareholder, Huijin.
Mr. Zhu Zhenmin, Non-Executive Director, was an inspector of the Tax Bureau of the Ministry of Finance (the “MOF”) from October 2007 to October 2009, a director of CCB from September 2004 to June 2007, director-general of the Tax Bureau of the MOF from December 2003 to September 2004, director-general of the Tax Bureau of the MOF and concurrently director of the General Office of Customs Tariff Commission under the State Council from September 2002 to December 2003, and deputy director-general of the Tax Bureau of the MOF from August 1997 to September 2002. Mr. Zhu graduated with a degree in finance from the Central Institute of Finance Administration in 1987.
Mr. Lu Xiaoma, Non-Executive Director, has served several positions for the State Street Bank & Trust Company from May 1999 and he has been serving as the Chief Representative of the State Street Bank & Trust Company in China since August 2007. From March 1993 to December 1997, Mr. Lu was a lecturer of the Department of Thermal Engineering of Tsinghua University. In 1998, he graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the Department of Thermal Engineering of Tsinghua University and a master degree from the Department of Thermal Engineering of Tsinghua University. He received his MBA degree from Boston College in 1999.
Ms. Chen Yuanling, Non-Executive Director, has been a partner of Beijing Kang Da Law Firm since November 2007. She was a partner and lawyer of Beijing DeHeng Law Offices from May 2005 to November 2007, a lawyer of Beijing JunZeJun Law Offices from May 2002 to May 2005 and a senior manager of the Legal Department of China Securities Corporation from March 2001 to May 2002. Needless to say, Ms. Chen is a first-grade lawyer. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in law from the law faculty of Peking University in 1985 and graduated from post-graduate level class in accounting at the Business School of Jilin University in 2000.
Ms. Li Xiaoling，Non-Executive Director，Ms. Li has served as a director since June 2007. Ms. Li was a deputy inspector of Budget Department of the MOF from January 2006 to June 2007, and an assistant inspector of Budget Department of the MOF from May 2001 to January 2006. Ms. Li is an economist and graduated from Beijing Normal University in 2003 with a master’s degree in political economics. Ms. Li is currently an employee of the Bank’s substantial shareholder, Huijin.
Mr. Dong Shi, Non-Executive Director，Mr. Dong has served as director of China Reinsurance (Group) Corporation and China Re Asset Management Company LTD. since October 2008. Mr. Dong was consecutively assistant special inspector of the State Council, director of the Supervisory Board of Central Enterprise Work Committee and deputy director-general of the Foreign Affairs Bureau of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council from August 1998 to September 2008 and deputy director of the Investigation and Supervision Bureau of the People’s Bank of China from July 1988 to July 1998. Mr. Dong is a senior economist and accountant. He graduated from Zhengzhou University with a bachelor’s degree in Finance in 1988 and obtained his master’s degree in Economic Law from Renmin University of China in 2002. Mr. Dong visited the US Federal Reserve in 1994 and studied in RMIT (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology) University in Australia in 1996. Mr. Dong is currently an employee of the Bank’s substantial shareholder.