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Directors, Supervisors & Senior Management

Zhang Zhiyong
Gu Xiaomin
Gao Tongqing
Mai Yanzhou
Liu Guiqing
Zhang Guohou
Deng Shiji
Hu Zhanghong

Mr. Zhang Zhiyong (張志勇)

aged 56, has been an executive Director and chairman of the Board since September 2021. Mr. Zhang served as a non-executive Director from May 2018 to September 2021. He served as director of Qinhuangdao Telecommunications Bureau from November 1999 to July 2000, general manager of Qinhuangdao Branch of Hebei Telecom Company Limited from July 2000 to June 2002, deputy general manager of Beijing Telecom Company Limited from June 2002 to December 2002, and manager of the industry management department of China Telecommunications Corporation (“CTC") from December 2002 to June 2010. Mr. Zhang successively served in several positions with China Communications Services Corporation Limited, including deputy general manager from October 2006 to January 2008, executive director from August 2007 to June 2010, general manager from January 2008 to June 2010, and chairman of the board and executive director from March 2018 to September 2021. He successively served in several positions with China Telecom Corporation Limited, including general manager of Xinjiang Branch from June 2010 to March 2014, general manager of Beijing Branch from March 2014 to November 2017, and executive vice president from July 2018 to September 2021. He was the vice president of CTC from November 2017 to September 2021 and the general counsel of CTC from April 2021 to September 2021.

Mr. Zhang graduated from Changchun Institute of Posts and Telecommunications (which was merged into Jilin University in 2000) in July 1986 with a bachelor’s degree of wireless communications. He graduated from Yanshan University in Qinhuangdao, PRC in July 2002 with a master’s degree of engineering. He also graduated from BI Norwegian Business School in August 2005 with a master’s degree in management.

Mr. Gu Xiaomin (顧曉敏)

aged 58, has been an executive Director since July 2019, the general manager of the Company since June 2019 and the general counsel of the Company since June 2021. Mr. Gu served as a deputy general manager of the Company from August 2014 to June 2019, and as the chairman of the labor union of the Company from June 2017 to January 2020. He successively served in several positions with China United Telecommunications Corporation (the predecessor of China United Network Communications Group Company Limited (“CUC”)), including secretary to the chairman of the board of directors from February 1999 to August 2000, secretary of manager-level from August 2000 to August 2001, deputy general manager of Jiangsu Branch from August 2001 to January 2004, general manager of Yunnan Branch from January 2004 to February 2006, and general manager of the finance department from February 2006 to November 2008. He successively served in several positions with CUC, including officer in charge of the planning and management department from December 2008 to February 2009, general manager of the planning and management department from February 2009 to April 2010, general manager of the market department from April 2010 to April 2012, and deputy general manager of network branch and general manager of the operation and maintenance department of network branch from April 2012 to September 2014.

Mr. Gu graduated from Nanjing Institute of Posts and Telecommunications (renamed as Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications in 2005) in July 1985 with a bachelor’s degree of engineering and majored in radio engineering, from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in July 1987 with a bachelor’s degree of law, from Peking University in May 2001 and majored in EMBA, from the Australian National University in December 2003 with a master’s degree of international management and from Rennes School of Business, France in June 2008 with a doctor’s degree of business administration. Mr. Gu was recognized as a senior engineer in September 1998 by Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications.

Mr. Gao Tongqing (高同慶)

aged 57, has been a non-executive Director since October 2020. Mr. Gao previously served as a deputy director general of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Posts and Telecommunications Administration, a deputy general manager and general manager of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Telecom Company, the general manager of China Telecom Jiangsu branch, a vice president of China Telecommunications Corporation, and an executive director and executive vice president of China Telecom Corporation Limited. Mr. Gao also serves as a vice president of China Mobile Communications Group Co., Ltd., a vice president of China Mobile Limited, a director and vice general manager of China Mobile Communication Company Limited, a non-executive director of China Communications Services Corporation Limited, and a non-executive director and vice chairman of True Corporation Public Company Limited.

Mr. Gao graduated from the Changchun Institute of Posts and Telecommunications with a major in telecommunications engineering and received a doctorate degree in business administration from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Mr. Gao has extensive experience in management and the telecommunications industry.

Mr. Mai Yanzhou (買彥州)

aged 53, has been a non-executive Director since May 2020. Mr. Mai previously served as a deputy general manager of Guangdong Branch of China Network Communications Group Corporation, and a deputy general manager of Guangdong Branch, the general manager of Fujian Branch, as well as the general manager of Liaoning Branch of China United Network Communications Group Company Limited (“CUC”). Mr. Mai was a Delegate to the 12th National People’s Congress. Mr. Mai also serves as a vice general manager of CUC, a senior vice president of China United Network Communications Limited, a senior vice president of China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited, a director and senior vice president of China United Network Communications Corporation Limited, a non-executive director of PCCW Limited and a non-executive director of China Communications Services Corporation Limited.

Mr. Mai graduated from Zhengzhou University in 1991 and obtained a master’s degree in electronics and information engineering from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications in 2002. He is a professor level senior engineer.

Mr. Liu Guiqing (劉桂清)

aged 55, has been a non-executive Director since January 2022. Mr. Liu previously served as a deputy general manager and the general manager of China Unicom Hunan branch and the general manager of China Unicom Jiangsu provincial branch. He currently serves as a vice president of China Telecommunications Corporation, an executive director and executive vice president of China Telecom Corporation Limited. Mr. Liu also serves as a deputy director general of China Institute of Communications and a director of Global System for Mobile Communications Association (GSMA).

Mr. Liu received a doctorate degree in engineering science from National University of Defense Technology and is a professor level senior engineer. Mr. Liu has extensive experience in management and the telecommunications industry.

Mr. Zhang Guohou (張國厚)

aged 59, has been an independent non-executive Director since January 2022. Mr. Zhang successively served in the finance office and finance department of Northeast Power Corporation from September 1986 to May 1999 and as a vice chief accountant and head of finance department of Northeast Branch of State Power Corporation of China from May 1999 to March 2000. He successively served in several positions with GD Power Development Co., Ltd. (“GD Power”) from March 2000 to January 2001, including the chief accountant, and chief accountant and board secretary. He served as a vice general manager of finance and equity management department of State Power Corporation of China from January 2001 to January 2003, and successively served in several positions with State Grid Corporation of China from January 2003 to January 2006, including the head of finance department and head of fund management center, and the chief financial advisor. Mr. Zhang successively served as the chief accountant and a vice general manager of China GuoDian (Group) Corporation from January 2006 to November 2017. He also served as a director and an audit committee member of GD Power from November 2007 to February 2020. Mr. Zhang served as a member of the senior management of China Energy Investment Corporation from November 2017 to September 2020, and a director of China Huadian Corporation Ltd. from September 2020 to October 2021.

Mr. Zhang graduated from Shenyang Electric Power School (merged into Shenyang Institute of Technology) majored in automation of thermodynamic process and obtained a master’s degree in economics from Renmin University of China. Mr. Zhang is qualified as a senior accountant. He has more than 30 years of experience in accounting and has accumulated extensive experience in financial management and asset restructuring.

Mr. Deng Shiji (鄧實際)

aged 67, has been an independent non-executive Director since May 2020. Mr. Deng also serves as an external director of China National Nuclear Corporation. He successively served in government departments including the Personnel Section of Surveying and Mapping Institute of the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Planning, the Enterprise Bureau of the State Economic Commission, the Enterprise Department of the National Economic System Reform Commission, the Enterprise Management Department of the State Planning Commission, the Enterprise Bureau of Production Office of the State Council and the Enterprise Department of the Economic and Trade Office of the State Council from August 1983 to June 1994. He then successively served as the division head of the Labor Distribution Division of the Enterprise Department, a deputy director of the Enterprise Department, and a deputy director of the Enterprise Reform Department of the State Economic and Trade Commission from June 1994 to May 2003, and a deputy chief and the chief of the Enterprise Reorganization Bureau (National Enterprise Merger and Bankruptcy Office) of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council from May 2003 to December 2008. Mr. Deng successively held several senior management positions, including as a director, in the State Development & Investment Corp., Ltd. from December 2008 to his retirement in December 2014.

Mr. Deng obtained a bachelor’s degree in economics from Beijing College of Economics in 1983 and is qualified as a senior economist.

Mr. Hu Zhanghong (胡章宏)

JP, aged 52, has been an independent non-executive Director since January 2022. Mr. Hu obtained his doctorate degree in economics from Zhongnan University of Economics and Law and is a Senior Economist in PRC. Mr. Hu has many years of experience serving at the senior level in financial institutions. Mr. Hu also holds various social positions, which include the co-chairman of the VC/PE Committee of the Investment Association of China, a director of the Hong Kong Financial Services Development Council, the honorary life chairman of Chinese Financial Association of Hong Kong, the chairman of China Mergers and Acquisitions Association (Hong Kong), a member of the Resolvability Review Tribunal of the Government of Hong Kong, a member of Hong Kong Academy of Finance, and a member of the Belt and Road & Greater Bay Area Committee of Hong Kong Trade Development Council. Mr. Hu had also held positions including the chairman and president of CCB International (Holdings) Limited, the chairman of CCBI Metdist Global Commodities (UK) Limited, the chairman-in-office of China Mergers & Acquisitions Association, a director of China Construction Bank (Asia) Corporation Limited, a member of the Process Review Panel for the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong, and a member of the Securities and Futures Appeals Tribunal of Hong Kong. Mr. Hu has been an independent non-executive director of Towngas China Company Limited since November 2021. 

Fan Xiaoqing
Liu Wei
Li Zhangting
Han Fang
Li Tienan
Wang Hongwei

Ms. Fan Xiaoqing (范曉青)

aged 53, has been the Chairman of the Supervisory Committee since January 2022, and a Supervisor since April 2021. Ms. Fan served as general manager of the Guizhou branch of the Company from September 2014 to August 2016, party secretary and general manager of the Guizhou branch of the Company from August 2016 to December 2017, party secretary and general manager of the Beijing branch of the Company from December 2017 to November 2020, and director of the division of party and masses' affairs and secretary of the directly-affiliated Party Committee of the Company from November 2020 to December 2020. She has been vice chairman of the labor union, director of the division of party and masses' affairs, and secretary of the directly-affiliated Party Committee of the Company since December 2020. She successively served in several positions with Guizhou Mobile Communication Co., Ltd., including director of the planning and construction department from August 1999 to December 2000, and deputy general manager, member of the leading party members' group and director from December 2000 to August 2004. She served as director, deputy general manager, member of the leading party members' group of China Mobile Group Guizhou Co., Ltd. and general manager of Guizhou Communication Service Co., Ltd. from August 2004 to September 2014.

Ms. Fan graduated from Beijing Institute of Posts and Telecommunications (currently known as Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications) in July 1989 with a bachelor's degree of wireless communications and received a master's degree of information communication management from BI Norwegian Business School-Fudan University in May 2004. Ms. Fan is qualified as a senior engineer.

Mr. Liu Wei (劉巍)

aged 46, has been a Supervisor since January 2022. Mr. Liu previously served as a deputy manager of accounting division in the finance department of China Mobile Communications Corporation, the acting president for finance and the general manager of finance department of China Mobile Hong Kong Company Limited, the manager of tax management division of China Mobile Communications Corporation, a director, a deputy general manager and the chief accountant of China Mobile Group Xizang Co., Ltd., a director of China Mobile Group Beijing Co., Ltd., and a director and general manager of China Mobile Group Finance Co., Ltd. Mr. Liu currently serves as the general manager of the internal audit department of China Mobile Communications Group Co., Ltd. and a director of China Mobile Group Finance Co., Ltd.

Mr. Liu graduated from Tsinghua University majored in business administration and obtained a master’s degree. Mr. Liu is a member of the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants. 

Mr. Li Zhangting (李張挺)

aged 51, has been a Supervisor since October 2020. Mr. Li served as a director of the Company from July 2014 to May 2018. Mr. Li served in China United Network Communications Group Company Limited (“CUC”) from January 1999 to July 2020 successively as a deputy manager of operation and finance division, a manager of budget and management division and a deputy general manager of plan and finance department, a deputy general manager of finance department, the general manager of finance department and the general manager of remainder enterprise management department, and the general manager of Hubei Branch. He has been the general manager of auditing department of CUC since July 2020.

Mr. Li graduated from department of management engineering of Beijing Institute of Posts and Telecommunications (currently known as Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications) and majored in postal communication management in July 1992. He graduated from department of management engineering of Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications with a master’s degree in economics and majored in transportation economics in May 1995 and received a master’s degree in business administration from Tsinghua University in January 2006. Mr. Li is a senior accountant.

Ms. Han Fang (韓芳)

aged 48, has been a Supervisor since January 2022. Ms. Han previously served as a supervisor of China Telecom Corporation Limited ("China Telecom"), the chief financial officer of China Telecom Global Limited, the deputy managing director of audit department of both China Telecommunications Corporation ("CTC") and China Telecom. Ms. Han served as a supervisor and the chairperson of the supervisory committee of China Communications Services Corporation Limited from December 2015 to December 2021. Ms. Han currently serves as the managing director of audit department of both CTC and China Telecom.

Ms. Han graduated from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications in 1995 with a bachelor’s degree in engineering management, and received a master’s degree in business administration from the BI Norwegian School of Management in 2007. Ms. Han is an international internal auditor, a member of the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a senior accountant. She has extensive experience in operation management and financial management in the telecommunications industry. 

Mr. Wang Hongwei (王宏偉)

aged 55, has been a Supervisor since May 2018. He served as senior director of the human resources department of the Company from November 2014 to April 2017, deputy general manager of the human resources department of the Company from April 2017 to June 2017, deputy general manager of the audit department of the Company from June 2017 to December 2019 and has been general manager of the audit department of the Company since December 2019. Mr. Wang successively served in several positions with China United Telecommunications Corporation (the predecessor of China United Network Communications Group Company Limited ("CUC")), including deputy manager of the remuneration welfare division of the human resources department from August 2000 to May 2002, manager of the general division of human resources department from May 2002 to August 2003, director of the human resources department of Guangdong branch from August 2003 to December 2005, manager of the labor capital division of the human resources department from January 2006 to November 2008. He served as manager of the remuneration welfare and long-term incentive division of the human resources department of CUC from December 2008 to November 2014.

Mr. Wang graduated from Renmin University of China in July 1989 and majored in labor economics. He was recognized as an intermediate economist in April 1994 by the Ministry of Personnel.

Ms. Li Tienan (李鐵南)

aged 51, has been a Supervisor since July 2019. Ms. Li served at the Pre-trial Division of Shenyang Public Security Bureau of Liaoning Province from August 1992 to December 1999. She served as a lawyer of Jinde Law Firm from December 1999 to December 2002, a director of the legal department of China National Coal Group Corp. from December 2002 to August 2003, a general legal counsel and a director of the legal department of China Coal & Coke Holdings Ltd. from August 2003 to April 2011, a deputy general manager of the legal department of China National Coal Group Corp. from April 2011 to June 2011, a deputy general manager of the legal department of China Reform Holdings Corporation Ltd. from June 2011 to July 2014, during which she also served as a deputy general manager of the legal department of CNIC Corporation Limited from January 2013 to September 2014. Ms. Li served as a general manager of the legal department of CNIC Corporation Limited from September 2014 to March 2019, during which she also served as a general manager of the legal department of CNIC Consulting Corporation Limited from February 2017 to March 2019. She successively served in several positions with China Reform Asset Management Co., Ltd., including the deputy general manager from March 2019 to February 2020, the general manager since February 2020 and the general counsel since September 2020. Ms. Li has served as a director of Guoxin Ronghui Equity Investment Fund Management Co., Ltd. since March 2019, a supervisor of China Railway Signal & Communication Corporation Limited since February 2020, the legal representative, executive director and general manager of China Reform Shengkang Private Equity Management (Beijing) Co., Ltd. since December 2020, and a director of Zhongjin Gold Corp., Ltd. since March 2021.

Ms. Li graduated from Northwest University of Political Science and Law with a bachelor’s degree in law in 1992 and obtained an MBA degree in Renmin University of China. 

Zhang Zhiyong
Gu Xiaomin
Gao Chunlei
Sun Baotian
Liu Guofeng
Zhang Quan

Mr. Gao Chunlei (高春雷)

aged 55, has been the chief accountant of the Company since August 2014 and the chairman of the labor union of the Company since January 2020. Mr. Gao served as deputy director of Posts and Telecommunications Bureau of Jingsha (renamed as Jingzhou afterwards), Hubei from February 1996 to January 1997, deputy director of Posts and Telecommunications Bureau of Jingzhou, Hubei from January 1997 to December 1998, deputy director of Telecommunications Bureau of Jingzhou, Hubei from December 1998 to June 2000. He served as vice director of the planning and finance department of Hubei Telecommunications Corporation from June 2000 to April 2003, deputy general manager of Hubei Telecommunications Corporation from April 2003 to November 2005 (during which he served as director and deputy general manager of Hubei Telecom Company Limited from April 2003 to March 2004), deputy general manager and chief accountant of Hubei Telecommunications Corporation and director, deputy general manager and chief accountant of Hubei Telecom Company Limited from November 2005 to April 2008, deputy general manager and chief financial officer of Hubei branch of China Telecom Corporation Limited ("China Telecom") and deputy general manager and chief accountant of China Telecom Group Hubei Corporation from April 2008 to February 2012, and general manager of China Telecom Heilongjiang branch, general manager of Heilongjiang branch of China Telecommunications Corporation ("CTC") and general manager of Heilongjiang network assets branch of CTC from February 2012 to August 2014.

Mr. Gao graduated from Beijing Institute of Posts and Telecommunications (renamed as Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications in 1993) in July 1988 and majored in management engineering, from Australian National University in December 2005 with an MBA degree, and from Rennes School of Business, France with a doctor's degree of business administration in May 2012. Mr. Gao was recognized as a senior economist in November 1997 by Hubei Posts and Telecommunications Administration and a chief accountant in August 2009 by China Associate of Chief Financial Officers.

Mr. Sun Baotian (孫寶田)

aged 58, has been a member of the senior management of the Company since November 2016. Mr. Sun successively served in several positions with China Hydro Power Construction Company, including deputy head and head of the department of labor and education from October 1994 to October 2000, head of the discipline inspection and supervision department from October 2000 to February 2001 and deputy leader of the discipline inspection team and head of the supervision department from February 2001 to September 2003. He successively served in several positions with Sinohydro Corporation, including deputy leader of the discipline inspection team and head of the supervision department from September 2003 to February 2006, deputy secretary of the provisional discipline committee and head of the supervision department from February 2006 to February 2007, deputy secretary and head of the supervision department from February 2007 to January 2010. He successively served in several positions with Sinohydro Group Limited (renamed as Power Construction Corporation Of China, Ltd. in January 2014), including deputy secretary of the discipline committee, head of the supervision department and supervisor from January 2010 to December 2012, deputy secretary of the Party Committee, secretary of the discipline committee and supervisor from December 2012 to May 2013, deputy secretary of the Party Committee, secretary of the discipline committee and chairman of the Supervisory Committee from May 2013 to February 2014, deputy secretary of the discipline committee and chairman of the Supervisory Committee from February 2014 to June 2014, and deputy secretary of the discipline committee from June 2014 to October 2014. He served as deputy secretary of the discipline committee of Power Construction Corporation of China from October 2014 to November 2016.

Mr. Sun graduated from the Party School of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China in Beijing, PRC in December 2000 and majored in economics and management by way of correspondence. He was recognized as economist and senior economist by the review committee for Senior Economists of China Hydro Power Construction Company in October 1993 and October 1998, respectively. 

Mr. Liu Guofeng (劉國鋒)

aged 52, has been a deputy general manager of the Company since June 2019. Mr. Liu joined the Company in August 2014 and had served as general manager of Jiangxi branch of the Company, general manager of maintenance department of the Company, general manager of Henan branch of the Company and general manager of the operation and maintenance department (formerly known as maintenance department, renamed as operation and maintenance department in December 2018) of the Company. He has been the chairman of the board of Energy Tower Corporation Limited (鐵塔能源有限公司) since June 2019. He served as general manager of market and operation department and general manager of the planning department of China Mobile Group Sichuan Company from December 2003 to February 2010. He served as director and deputy general manager of China Mobile Group Guizhou Company from February 2010 to August 2014.

Mr. Liu obtained a doctorate degree in railway traction electrification and automation from Southwest Jiaotong University and is qualified as a senior engineer.

Mr. Zhang Quan (張權)

aged 51, has been a deputy general manager of the Company since January 2020. Mr. Zhang served as the general manager of the Shandong branch of the Company since he joined the Company in August 2014. He served as director of the network operations and maintenance department of Shandong branch and general manager of the Linyi branch of China Network Communications Group Corporation successively from June 2006 to November 2008, director of preparation division and general manager of Linyi Branch and deputy general manager of Yunnan branch of China United Network Communications Corporation Limited from November 2008 to August 2014.

Mr. Zhang obtained a bachelor's degree in telecommunications engineering from Beijing Institute of Posts and Telecommunications (renamed as Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications) and a master's degree in electronics and information engineering from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications and is qualified as a senior engineer.