l Board of Directors –China Green Agriculture’s board of directors is currently comprised of five members:
Tao Li, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chief Executive Officer and President. Mr. Li has served as the President and CEO of TechTeam since 2000. Mr. Li established Xi’an TechTeam Industry (Group) Co., Ltd. in 1996 and established TechTeam in 2000. He graduated from Northwest Polytechnic University and obtained his Master’s degree in heat and metal treatment. Mr. Li is the current Vice Chairman of the China Green Food Association. Previously, he has held positions at the World Bank Loan Office of China Education Commission, National Key Laboratory for Low Temperature Technology, and Northwest Polytechnic University. Mr. Li is active in Shaanxi Province business and trade organizations including as a member of the CPPCC Shaanxi Committee, the Shaanxi Provincial Decision-Making Consultation Committee, Vice Chairman of the Shaanxi Provincial Federation of Industry and Commerce, Vice President of the Shaanxi Overseas Friendship Association, Vice Chairman of the Shaanxi Provincial Credit Association, Vice Chairman of the Shaanxi Provincial Youth Entrepreneurs Association, Vice Chairman of the Xi’an Municipal Federation of Industry and Commerce and Vice Chairman of the Xi’an Municipal Youth Entrepreneurs Association.
Lian Fu Liu, Independent Director. Mr. Liu has served as a director of our company since December 26, 2007. Mr. Liu has served as the Chairman of the China Green Food Association since 1998. From 1992 to 1998, Mr. Liu was a Director and Senior Engineer for the China Green Food Development Center. Prior to that, Mr. Liu was a Vice Director of the PRC Ministry of Agriculture. Mr. Liu graduated from Beijing Forestry University and studied soil conservation. We believe Mr. Liu’s experience in the agricultural industry in the PRC allows him to bring a unique perspective as an independent director of our company.
Ale Fan,Financial Manager- Ms. Fan had served as the Director of Finance at Jinong since January 2013. Ms. Fan had served as the deputy Director of Finance at Jinong since January 2013. She has also served as comptroller of the financial department at Jinong from September 2007 to December 2012. Prior to that, she worked as an accountant at Jinong from August 2003. Ms. Fan holds a degree in Accounting from Baoji University of Arts and Sciences. We believe that Ms. Fan’s knowledge of the Company’s history and day-to-day operations and her experience in accounting and finance in the PRC qualify her to serve a director of our company.
Yiru Shi, Independent Director- Ms. Shi previously served as an as an independent director for Kingtone Wirelessinfo Solution Holding Ltd (Nasdaq: KONE) from March 2010 to July 2011. Prior to that, Ms. Shi served as chief financial officer of China Infrastructure Construction Inc. from December 2009 to October 2010. Previously, she served as chief financial officer of Shengtai Pharmaceutical Inc. from 2008 to December 2009. Prior to that, Ms. Shi served as Audit Manager at Kabani & Co. Inc. from 2005 to 2008. Ms. Shi graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a MBA degree in 2003 and Beijing Polytechnic University in 1997 with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and International Trade and Business. Ms. Shi is a CPA in the United States and is fluent in English and Chinese. We believe Ms. Shi’s technical accounting background, strong academic credentials and substantial experience as a director and officer of other public companies qualifies Ms. Shi to serve on, and be a significant addition to, our Board of Directors.
Jianlei Shen, Independent Director- Mr. Shen has four years of experience in online sales of agriculture materials. He has been working on developing an national e-commerce transaction platform of fertilizer since 2011. He worked on integrating fertilizer producers with online financial service and distributors in order to help the fertilizer producers survive and transit with the development of the e-commerce in the Chinese agriculture industry. Prior to that, Mr. Shen was working in China Medical Instrument Company(CMIC), and he was in charge of the enterprise information-based construction, including the development of the national medical apparatus and instruments online sales platform. Before that, Mr. Shen worked in the State Pharmaceutical Administration. Mr. Shen also worked at the Ministry of Science and Technology from 1991 to 1997. He graduated with a Master’s degree in industrial engineering from Changchun University of Technology in 2000. We believe Mr. Shen’s extensive e-commerce experience in agriculture industry qualifies Mr. Shen to serve as an independent director of our company.
l Committee Composition – China Green Agriculture maintains an Audit, Compensation, Nominating and Corporate Governance committee. The three independent directors entirely serve for each committee. Mr. Jianlei Shen serves as the chairperson in the Audit Committee; Ms. Yiru Shi serves as the chairperson in the Compensation Committee; and Mr. Lianfu Liu serves as the chairperson in the Nominating Committee.
- The Charter of Audit Committee [PDF Download]
- The Charter of Compensation Committee [PDF Download]
- The Charter of Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee [PDF Download]
- The Corporate Governance Guidelines [PDF Download]
- The Code of Ethics [PDF Download]