• Mr. YAO Tongshan

    aged 57, is the founder of our Group, chairman of the Board, chief executive officer and executive Director of the Company. He is primarily responsible for our Company’s strategic planning and long term business planning, overall business, market development and operation management, annual budgets, business plan, and other significant matters arising from business operation. Mr. YAO was appointed to our Board in February 2014. For positions with other members of the Group, Mr. YAO is also the director of Shengmu Holding, IMU-Shengmu Dairy, Shengmu Farming, Shengmu Dairy, Shining Investment, Fortune Globe, Saint Investment (Cayman), Credence Global and Elite Noble. He has over 12 years of experience in the dairy industry, with extensive industry and management experiences. In March 2014, Mr. YAO was honored as one of the top 10 economic figures in Inner Mongolia (內蒙古經濟年度十大人物) of 2013 for his contribution to the development of local economy jointly by Inner Mongolia Daily (內蒙古日報社), Inner Mongolia Federation of Industry and Commerce (General Chamber of Commerce) (內蒙古自治區工商聯(總商 會)) and Inner Mongolia Association of Entrepreneurs (內蒙古企業家聯合會).

    Mr. YAO graduated from Inner Mongolia University of Technology (內蒙古工業大學) (formerly known as Inner Mongolia Engineering College (內蒙古工學院)) with a bachelor’s degree in power engineering in August 1982 and Tianjin University (天津大學) with a master’s degree in engineering in June 1988. Mr. YAO was awarded the qualification as a senior economist (高級經濟師) by China Construction Bank (formerly known as China People’s Construction Bank (中國人民建設銀行)) in December 1995.

    Mr. YAO gained relevant finance and investment experience by serving as project manager (primarily responsible for identifying appropriate investment opportunities) of Inner Mongolia Investment Consultancy Company (內蒙古投資諮詢公司) (a subsidiary of China Construction Bank which is principally engaged in investment business) between July 1988 and January 1991; as head of international credit department (primarily responsible for overseeing international credit business) with the international business department of China Construction Bank (Inner Mongolia branch) between January 1991 and July 1995; and as manager of the credit department (primarily responsible for overseeing the loan transaction) of China Construction Bank (Inner Mongolia branch) between July 1995 and July 1999. Mr. YAO was also the general manager (mainly responsible for providing finance and accounting advice) of Inner Mongolia Jingtong Investment Consultancy Company (內蒙古景通投資顧問公司) (principally engaged in providing finance advisory) from September 1999 to September 2001.

    Mr. YAO was the chief financial officer and executive director of China Mengniu Dairy Company Limited (中國蒙牛乳業有限公司) which is listed on the Stock Exchange (stock code: 2319) (principally engaged in manufacture of liquid milk, ice cream and other dairy products) from July 2008 to March 2010. Mr. YAO served as chief financial officer, financial vice president and director of Inner Mongolia Mengniu (i.e. Inner Mongolia Mengniu Dairy Group Limited (內蒙古蒙牛乳業(集 團)股份有限公司), a subsidiary of China Mengniu Dairy Company Limited, which is also principally engaged in manufacturing of liquid milk, ice cream and other dairy products, between October 2001 and January 2010.

  • Mr. WU Jianye

    aged 41, is the president and executive Director of the Company. He is primarily responsible for the management and operation of our Group such as the strategic management and implementing the key performance indicator of Shengmu Farming and Shengmu Dairy. Mr. WU was appointed to our Board on March 26, 2014. For position with other members of the Group, Mr. WU is also the director of Shengmu Holding, IMU-Shengmu Dairy and Shengmu Pangu. He has over 10 years of management experience in various different industries. Mr. WU joined our Group in September 2010 as an assistant to chief executive officer and was designated as the president of Shengmu Holding in August 2013.

    Prior to joining our Group in September 2010, he was the chairman and president (mainly responsible for operational management) of Inner Mongolia Pangu Group Co., Ltd. (內蒙古盤古集團有限責任公司) (principally engaged in agricultural business) between May 2003 and August 2010. Mr. WU was the general manager (mainly responsible for overall management and sales) of Inner Mongolia Pangu Cashmere Co., Ltd (內蒙古盤古羊絨製品有限公司) (principally engaged in manufacture of cashmere) from January 2000 to May 2003.

    Mr. WU graduated from the University of Inner Mongolia (內蒙古大學) in July 1995 and was awarded a college graduate certificate (專科) majoring in Chinese language and further obtained the bachelor’s degree from University of Inner Mongolia (內蒙古大學) in January 2007 majoring in law (distance learning). Mr. WU also received his executive master of business administration in July 2009 from Tsinghua University in the PRC.

  • Ms. GAO Lingfeng

    aged 44, is the vice president and executive Director of the Company. She is primarily responsible for setting up and implementing key performance indicators for various business units, production chain’s quality management and organic certification management. In addition, Ms. GAO is primarily responsible for the evaluation, improvement and monitoring of our quality control system, and oversees the Group’s overall administrative operation and the coordination between various business departments, and is also principally responsible for overseeing the management of Shengmu Farming. Ms. GAO was appointed to our Board on March 26, 2014. For position with other members of the Group, Ms. GAO is also the director of Shengmu Holding, IMU-Shengmu Dairy, Shengmu Agriculture and Shengmu Farming. She has over 14 years of experience in the dairy industry and 15 years of management experience in production and product quality.

    Ms. GAO joined our Group since its establishment in October 2009 as vice president of Shengmu Holding. Prior to joining our Group, Ms. GAO has held various management positions with Inner Mongolia Mengniu (principally engaged in manufacturing of liquid milk, ice cream and other dairy products), including head of quality control department between October 1999 and April 2009. Ms. GAO received her master of business administration from Inner Mongolia University of Technology (內蒙古工業大學) (formerly known as Inner Mongolia Engineering College (內蒙古工學院)) in January 2011.

  • Mr. CUI Ruicheng

    aged 32, is the vice president, chief financial officer and executive Director of the Company. He is primarily responsible for the financial management of the Group. Mr. Cui was appointed to the Board on March 26, 2014. For position with other members of the Group, Mr. Cui is also the director of Inner Mongolia Shengmu High-tech Farming Co., Ltd. (內蒙古聖牧高科牧業有限公司)(“Shengmu Holding”). He has over 10 years of experience in the dairy industry and financial management. Mr. Cui joined the Group since its establishment in October 2009. He has served as the vice president (finance) and chief financial officer of Shengmu Holding since January 2014. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Cui held various financial and accounting positions with Inner Mongolia Mengniu Dairy (Group) Company Limited (內蒙古蒙牛乳業(集團)股份有限公司), including accountant and listing administrator between July 2003 and August 2006, and was the finance department head with Inner Mongolia Mengniu Shengwu Zhineng Company Limited (內蒙古蒙牛生物質能有限公司) between August 2006 and September 2009. Mr. Cui passed the final exams (self-learning) with Inner Mongolia University of Finance and Economics (內蒙古財經大學) (formerly known as Inner Mongolia Finance and Economics College (內蒙古財經學院)) and was awarded a college graduate certificate (專科)in December 2005 and obtained the bachelor’s degree from China University of Geosciences (中國地質大學) in July 2009 majoring in business administration (on-line study). Mr. Cui is a qualified accountant in the PRC since May 2006.