Chairman of the Board, President and CEO
Mr. Tao Li is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of China Green Agriculture, Inc., since December 26, 2007. Mr. Li has served as the President and CEO of Shaanxi TechTeam Jinong Humic Acid Product Co., Ltd., the company's wholly-owned subsidiary ("Jinong"), since 2000. Mr. Li established Xi'an TechTeam Industry (Group) Co., Ltd. in 1996 and established Jinong in 2000. He is also currently the Chairman of Kingtone Wirelessinfo Solution Holding Ltd, a NASDAQ listed company. He graduated from Northwest Polytechnic University in Xi'an, China with a 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.
Chief Financial Officer
Prior to joining CGA, Mr. Ken Ren, served as a capital market analyst for the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines since April 2009, where he analyzed, priced, and assisted in trading investments and issuing debt, conducted hedges and performed relative value analysis in the bank's capital market group. From March 2008 to April 2009, Mr. Ren served as a senior investment associate at an asset management subsidiary of Wells Fargo, which provides money management services to institutional clients. Prior to that, Mr. Ren served as a portfolio analyst at Risk, Valuation and Analytics department, GMAC-ResCap from January 2007 through December 2007, where he was responsible for risk analytics in managing the credit residual portfolio. He worked in the ABS task force for Commerzbank from December 2007 to March 2008. Mr. Ren received a Ph.D. degree in Operations Research in 2006, and a M.S. degree in Computational Finance in 2004, both from Purdue University.
Director and Vice President
Mr. Yu Hao has served as the director of China Green Agriculture, Inc., since December 26, 2007 and vice president of China Green Agriculture, Inc. since December 2011. Mr. Hao had worked as the company's interim Chief Financial Officer from December 26, 2007 through April 23, 2008. Mr. Hao has also served as the Director of Finance at Jinong since 2002. Prior to that, he was a financial manager for Shaanxi Fengxiang Automobile Repair Plant, and Shaanxi Baoji Xinsanwei Import & Export Trading Co., Ltd. Mr. Hao holds a degree in Accounting from Northwest Institute of Light Industry.
New Business Development & Operation Manager
Mr. Qingxin Jiang has served as the new business development& operation manager of China Green Agriculture, Inc. since December 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Jiang worked as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Gufeng, our wholly-owned subsidiary we acquired in July 2010, since Mr. Jiang founded Gufeng in 2000. Previously Mr. Jiang held a position with the Pinggu Government of Beijing, where he was in charge of Pinggu township enterprises. Mr. Jiang graduated from Bejing Agricultural College and obtained a bachelor's degree in economics.
General Manager of CGA Subsidiary Jinong
Mr. Min Li was born in May 1969, and graduated from Changchun Normal University in 1989. He was employed by Shaanxi Techteam Jinong Humic Acid Co., Ltd. since December 2011. From April 2006 to December 2011, Mr. Liu served as the sales director and deputy general manager of Xi'an Kingtone Information Technology Co., Ltd. respectively.
Sales Director of CGA Subsidiary Jinong
Mr. Qiong Li was graduated from Northwest Agriculture & Forestry University in 2004, and he was employed by Shaanxi Techteam Jinong Humic Acid Product Co., Ltd since his graduation. He has taken the positions of assistant sales manager of Guangdong Province, sales manager of Shandong and Zhejiang Provinces, President Assistant of the Company and sales director of Shaanxi Techteam Jinong Humic Acid Product Co., Ltd.