Mr. LIU Guiqing (劉桂清)
aged 55, is the Chairman and an Executive Director of our Company. Mr. Liu is a professor level senior engineer with a doctorate degree in engineering science from National University of Defense Technology. He currently serves as a Vice President and General Counsel of China Telecommunications Corporation, an Executive Director and Executive Vice President of China Telecom Corporation Limited. Mr. Liu also serves as a Non-Executive Director of China Tower Corporation Limited, a Deputy Director General of China Institute of Communications and a Director of Global System for Mobile Communications Association (GSMA). Mr. Liu previously served as Deputy General Manager and General Manager of China Unicom Hunan provincial branch and General Manager of China Unicom Jiangsu provincial branch. Mr. Liu has over 30 years of extensive experience in management and the telecommunications industry.