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A Member of Bank of China Group

Board of Directors

 

Chairman and Non-Executive Director

Mr. SUN Yu (孙煜)

Chairman, Non-executive Director and Chairman of the Nomination Committee.

Mr. Sun Yu has been the Executive Vice President of Bank of China since February 2019. Mr. Sun joined Bank of China in 1998. He served as the Chief Overseas Business Officer of Bank of China from September 2018 to February 2019. From March 2015 to November 2018, he served as General Manager of Bank of China, London Branch, CEO of Bank of China (UK) Limited, and concurrently served as General Manager of London Trading Center of Bank of China from December 2015 to November 2018. Mr. Sun previously served as Director of Global Financial Markets Department, Director of Financial Markets Unit (Client Business), and Director of Financial Markets Unit (Securities Investment) of Bank of China, Deputy General Manager of Bank of China, Shanghai Branch and General Manager of Global Markets Department of Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited.

Mr. Sun has served as Director of Bank of China (UK) Limited since March 2015, and Chairman of Bank of China (UK) Limited since December 2018. He graduated from Nankai University with a Master’s degree in Economics in 1998.

 

Vice Chairman and Executive Director

Mr. WANG Jian (王建)

Deputy Managing Director, Vice Chairman, Executive Director and a member of the Strategy and Budget Committee. Mr. Wang was appointed as Deputy Managing Director, Vice Chairman, Executive Director and a member of the Strategy and Budget Committee in June 2017.

Mr. Wang was the General Manager of SME Services Department of Bank of China immediately before his appointment as an Executive Director of the Company in June 2017. Mr. Wang has successively held the positions of the Deputy General Manager of Bank of China Milan Branch and the Deputy General Manager of the Corporate Banking Department of Bank of China. From December 2006 to June 2012, Mr. Wang was a non-executive director of the Company. Mr. Wang was appointed as General Manager of SME Services Department of Bank of China in March 2014.

Mr. Wang graduated from Renmin University of China in January 2001 with a Master’s degree in International Finance.


 

Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

Mr. Robert James MARTIN

Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director and a member of the Strategy and Budget Committee.

Mr. Martin was appointed as a Director and the Managing Director in 1998. Mr. Martin joined the Company in 1998 and has more than 30 years of experience in the aircraft and leasing business, with Bank of America, The Long-Term Credit Bank of Japan and HSBC Investment Bank (Asia) Ltd.

Mr. Martin graduated from Cambridge University in the United Kingdom with a Master of Arts degree in Economics.

 

 

Non-executive Directors

Mr. LI Mang (李芒)

Non-executive Director and a member of the Risk Committee and the Strategy and Budget Committee. Mr. Li was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in December 2015.

Mr. Li joined BOC in July 1990 and he is currently the General Manager of Global Transaction Banking Department of BOC. Mr. Li graduated from Central University of Finance and Economics in the PRC in June 1990 with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics. He received a Master’s degree in Economics from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in the PRC in July 2002.



Mr. LIU Chenggang (刘承钢)

Non-executive Director, Chairman of Strategy and Budget Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Liu was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in September 2016.

Mr. Liu joined Bank of China in July 1994 and is currently the General Manager of BOC Equity Investment and Comprehensive Operation Management Department. From January 2017 to December 2018, Mr. Liu was the General Manager of Financial Management Department of BOC. Mr. Liu graduated from Renmin University of China in July 1994 with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics. He then obtained a master’s degree in Economics from the People’s Bank of China Research Institute of Finance in April 1999, and was awarded a master’s degree in Applied Finance by Macquarie University in November 2003. Mr. Liu is a chartered financial analyst.

Mr. WANG Zhiheng (王志恒)

Non-executive Director, a member of the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee. Mr. Wang was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in October 2018.

Mr. Wang is currently an Employee Supervisor and the General Manager of the Human Resources Department of Bank of China. Mr. Wang joined Bank of China in 1999. Between April 2002 and December 2010, he successively served as Deputy Head of Corporate Planning Division of Corporate Banking Unit, Head of Management of Domestic Executives of Human Resources Department and the Deputy General Manager of Human Resources Department of Bank of China.

From December 2010 to September 2018, Mr. Wang successively held the positions as Deputy General Manager of Bank of China Guangdong Branch and as General Manager of Bank of China Qinghai Branch. Mr. Wang graduated from Nankai University of China with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance in 1996 and a master’s degree in Finance in 1999.


Ms. ZHU Lin (朱林)

Non-executive Director, a member of Audit Committee and the Risk Committee. Ms. Zhu was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in January 2014.

Ms. Zhu joined BOC in July 1997 and is currently the Deputy General Manager of Credit Management Department of BOC. Ms. Zhu graduated from Peking University in the PRC in July 1994 with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and received a Master’s degree in Economics from Guanghua School of Management, Peking University in July 1997. Ms. Zhu has been a member of the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants since July 1997.

 

Independent Non-executive Directors



Mr. DAI Deming (戴德明)

Independent Non-executive Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee, a member of the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee. Mr. Dai was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director in May 2016.

Mr. Dai is an independent non-executive director of China Zheshang Bank Co., Ltd. (stock code: 02016) which is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Qingdao Haier Co. Ltd. (stock code: 600690), CSC Financial Co. Ltd. (stock code: 6066) which is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Power Construction Corporation of China, Ltd (stock code: 601669) which is listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange and Poly Developments and Holdings (stock code: 600048) which is listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

Mr. Dai was an independent non-executive director of CSR Corporation Limited (which merged with China CNR Corporation Limited in 2015 to form CRRC Corporation Limited and is listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (stock code: 601766) and the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (stock code: 01766)) and chairman of its audit and risk management committee from August 2008 to June 2014. Mr. Dai was also an independent director of Shanxi Taigang Stainless Steel Co., Ltd. (stock code: 000825) which is listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange from May 2011 to October 2016, Beijing Xinwei Telecom Technology Group Co., Ltd. (stock code: 600485) which is listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange from September 2014 to August 2016 and Beijing Capital Development Co. Ltd. (stock code: 600376) which is listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange from September 2015 to May 2018.

Mr. Dai has served as the dean of the Accounting Department of the School of Business of Renmin University of China from October 2001 to September 2010, professor of the Accounting Department at that university since July 1996 and associate professor of the Accounting Department of that university from July 1993 to June 1996. Mr. Dai graduated from Hunan College of Finance & Economics in the PRC with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics with a major in Industrial Financial Accounting in July 1983, graduated with an Accounting major in July 1986 and obtained a Master’s degree in Economics in October 1986 from Zhongnan University of Finance & Economics in the PRC, and obtained a Doctorate degree in Economics with a major in Accounting at Renmin University of China in June 1991.

Mr. FU Shula (付舒拉)

Independent Non-executive Director, Chairman of the Remuneration Committee, a member of the Audit Committee and the Nomination Committee.

Mr. Fu was appointed as an independent Director in February 2011 and redesignated as an Independent Non-Executive Director in March 2016. From 1984 to 2015, Mr. Fu held various senior positions in Aviation Industry Corporation of China (“AVIC”), including President of China National Aero-Technology Import & Export Corporation, President of AVIC International Holding Corporation, Deputy Chief Economist of AVIC, Chairman of the Board of AVIC International Holding Corporation, Chairman of the Board of AVIC Aero-Engine Holding Corporation and Chairman of the Board of AVIC Economy & Technology Research Institute. Mr. Fu is currently an independent non-executive director of Besunyen Holdings Company Limited (stock code: 00926), which is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Mr. Fu graduated with a Master’s degree in Aero Engine Design from Northwestern Polytechnical University in the PRC in July 1984.



Mr. Antony Nigel TYLER

Independent Non-executive Director, Chairman of the Risk Committee, a member of the Audit Committee and the Strategy and Budget Committee. Mr. Tyler was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director in May 2016.

Mr. Tyler had been the Director General and Chief Executive Officer of the International Air Transport Association (“IATA”) from 1 July 2011 to September 2016. Prior to joining IATA, Mr. Tyler was an executive director of Cathay Pacific Airways Limited (stock code: 00293) which is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange from December 1996 to March 2011 and the Chief Executive from July 2007 to March 2011. He was a non-executive director of Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited (stock code: 00044) which is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange from December 1996 to September 2008 and an executive director of Swire Pacific Limited (stock code: 00019) which is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange from January 2008 to March 2011. Mr. Tyler was also a member of the Board of Governors of IATA and served as its Chairman from June 2009 to June 2010. Mr. Tyler is currently an independent non-executive director of Bombardier Inc., Trans Maldivian Airways and Qantas Airways Limited. Mr. Tyler graduated with a degree in Jurisprudence from Oxford University in the United Kingdom in July 1977.

Dr. YEUNG Yin Bernard (杨贤博士)

Independent Non-executive Director, a member of the Nomination Committee and the Strategy and Budget Committee. Dr. Yeung was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director in December 2016. Dr. Yeung has been the Dean and Stephen Riady Distinguished Professor at National University of Singapore (“NUS”) Business School since 2008. Dr. Yeung has more than 30 years of research and teaching experience in finance, economics and business.

Dr. Yeung has various major public appointments. He is the President of Asia Bureau of Finance and Economics Research, a member of the third Advisory Board of Antai College of Economics and Management of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, a council member of Advisory Council of Economics and Management School of Wuhan University, a member of the advisory board of Healthway Medical Corporation Limited, the Honorary Dean of Business School of Global Commercial Newspapers Union and the Honorary Dean of Mapletree Training & Development Centre Foshan, China. Dr. Yeung was the president of Association of Asia-Pacific Business Schools from 2009 to 2010. He was also a member of the main & first sub-committee of Singapore Economic Strategies Committee in 2009, and a member of Social Science Research Council in Singapore from 2016 to 2017.

Dr. Yeung graduated from University of Western Ontario in 1979 with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Mathematics. He then was awarded a Master of Business Administration and a Doctor of Philosophy by The University of Chicago in December 1981 and 1984 respectively.

 

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