Directors, Supervisors & Management
Honorary Chairman
WANG Xiaochu
Executive Directors
ZHANG Zhiyong
Chairman
HUANG Xiaoqing
President
ZHANG Xu
Executive Vice President & CFO
Non-executive Directors
GAO Tongqing
MAI Yanzhou
Independent Non-executive Directors
SIU Wai Keung, Francis
LV Tingjie
WU Taishi
LIU Linfei
Mr. WANG Xiaochu (王曉初)
age 62, is the Honorary Chairman1 of our Company. Mr. Wang was the Chairman of China United Network Communications Group Company Limited and an Executive Director, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited. Prior to that, Mr. Wang was also the Chairman of China Telecommunications Corporation, and an Executive Director, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of China Telecom Corporation Limited. Mr. Wang was also the Chairman and a Non-Executive Director of the Company.

Note: (1) Honorary Chairman is not a member of the Board and does not have any power or right to vote on any matters considered by the Board.

Mr. ZHANG Zhiyong (張志勇)
age 55, is the Chairman of our Board of Directors and an Executive Director of our Company in charge of our overall management. Mr. Zhang is also the Vice President of China Telecommunications Corporation, an Executive Vice President of China Telecom Corporation Limited and a Non-Executive Director of China Tower Corporation Limited. Mr. Zhang is a senior engineer and received a bachelor degree in Radio Engineering from the Changchun Institute of Posts and Telecommunications in 1986, a master degree in Control Engineering from the Yanshan University in 2002 and a master of management degree from the BI Norwegian School of Management in 2005. Mr. Zhang previously worked as the General Manager of Beijing branch of China Telecom Corporation Limited, the General Manager of Xinjiang branch of China Telecom Corporation Limited, the Managing Director of the Sideline Industrial Management Department of China Telecommunications Corporation, and also the President and an Executive Director of our Company. Mr. Zhang has over 30 years of operational and management experience in the telecommunications industry in China.
Mr. HUANG Xiaoqing (黃曉慶)
age 56, is the President and an Executive Director of our Company, responsible for our daily operations and management. Mr. Huang is a senior engineer and received a bachelor degree in telecommunications engineering from Nanjing Institute of Posts and Telecommunications in 1985, and an MBA degree from Macau University of Science and Technology in 2003. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Huang was the General Manager of Jiangxi Branch of China Telecom. Prior to that, Mr. Huang previously served as the Deputy Director of Jiujiang Telecommunications Bureau in Jiangxi Province, the Director of Xinyu Telecommunications Bureau in Jiangxi Province, the General Manager of Xinyu Branch of China Telecom in Jiangxi Province and the Deputy General Manager of Jiangxi Branch of China Telecom. Mr. Huang has over 30 years of operational and management experience in the telecommunications industry in China.
Ms. ZHANG Xu (張煦)
age 51, is an Executive Director, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of our Company. Ms. Zhang graduated from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications in 1992 with a bachelor degree in posts and telecommunications management engineering, and she also received a master degree in international commence from The University of New South Wales in 2003. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Zhang was Divisional Director of General Finance Division of China Telecommunications Corporation’s Finance Department. Prior to that, Ms. Zhang served as Divisional Director of Treasury Division of China Telecommunications Corporation’s Finance Department, a Director and Vice President of China Telecom (Hong Kong) International Limited and Divisional Director of Headquarter Finance and Accounting Division of China Telecommunications Corporation’s Finance Department. Ms. Zhang has over 20 years of experience in telecommunications industry and financial management.
Mr. Gao Tongqing (高同慶)
age 57, is a Non-Executive Director of our Company. Mr.Gao is currently a Vice President of China Mobile Communications Group Co., Ltd., a Vice President of the China Mobile Limited, a Director and Vice President of China Mobile Communication Co., Ltd., and principally in charge of legal and regulatory matters, technology R&D, international business, investment and others. Mr. Gao is also a Non-Executive Director of China Tower Corporation 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 previously served as Deputy Director General of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Posts and Telecommunications Administration, Deputy General Manager and General Manager of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Telecom Company, General Manager of China Telecom Jiangsu branch, Vice President of China Telecommunications Corporation, and Executive Director and Executive Vice President of China Telecom Corporation Limited. Mr. Gao has extensive experience in management and the telecommunications industry.
Mr. Mai Yanzhou (買彥州)
age 52, is a Non-Executive Director of our Company. Mr.Mai is currently a Vice General Manager of China United Network Communications Group Company Limited, Senior Vice President of China United Network Communications Limited, Senior Vice President of China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited as well as Director and Senior Vice President of China United Network Communications Corporation Limited. Mr. Mai is also a Non-Executive Director of PCCW Limited and a Non-Executive Director of China Tower Corporation Limited. Mr. Mai is a professor-level senior engineer. He graduated from Zhengzhou University in 1991 and received a master’s degree in Electronics and Information Engineering from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications in 2002. Mr. Mai previously served as Deputy General Manager of Guangdong Branch of China Network Communications Group Corporation, Deputy General Manager of Guangdong Branch, General Manager of Fujian Branch, as well as General Manager of Liaoning Branch of China United Network Communications Group Company Limited. Mr. Mai also served as a Delegate to the 12th National People’s Congress. Mr. Mai has worked in the telecommunications industry for a long period of time and has extensive management experience.
Mr. SIU Wai Keung, Francis (蕭偉強)
age 67, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of our Company. Mr. Siu is currently an Independent Non-Executive Director of the following listed companies, including CITIC Limited and China International Capital Corporation Limited. Mr. Siu is also an Independent Non-Executive Director of Beijing Gao Hua Securities Company Limited and BHG Retail Trust Management Pte. Ltd, and also the Non-Executive Director of the Financial Reporting Council. Mr. Siu graduated from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Accounting and Financial Management in 1979. He is also a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He joined KPMG Manchester, UK in 1979, returned to Hong Kong in 1986 and became a partner of KPMG Hong Kong in 1993. Mr. Siu used to serve as an Independent Non-Executive Director of CGN Power Co., Limited and GuocoLand Limited. He was also previously a Senior Partner of KPMG Shanghai Office, a Senior Partner of KPMG Beijing Office as well as a Senior Partner of Northern Region, KPMG China. Mr. Siu has been in the accounting profession for over 30 years.
Mr. LV Tingjie (呂廷杰)
age 66, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of our Company. Mr. Lv graduated from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications with a master’s degree, and obtained a doctorate degree from Kyoto University of Japan. Mr. Lv is currently an Independent Non-executive Director of Beijing Digital Telecom Co., Ltd., and also an Independent Director of China United Network Communications Limited, Shenzhen Aisidi Co., Ltd. and China Satellite Communications Co., Ltd. Mr. Lv is also a member of the Technology Committee and a member of Telecommunication Economics Expert Committee of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, a Deputy Director of the E-commerce Instruction Advisory Committee of the Ministry of Education, a member of the Technology Committee of China Post Group Corporation, a Standing Director of the International Telecommunications Society and a Standing Vice Chairman of China Information Economics Society. Mr. Lv used to serve as an Independent Non-executive Director of Global Link Communications Holdings Limited, an Independent Director of Gohigh Data Networks Technology Co., Ltd. and an Independent Director of BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd., and also a consultant for the business management and strategic development in many telecommunication enterprises and provide advice and solutions to their development and reform. Mr. Lv has a deep insight in the development of China’s communication industry and the management of telecommunication enterprises with extensive management experience.
Mr. WU Taishi (吳太石)
age 74, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of our Company. Mr. Wu graduated from Department of Management of Fudan University with a bachelor degree in economics, majoring in Industrial Economics. Mr. Wu is a certified public accountant in the PRC and a senior accountant at researcher level. Mr. Wu used to serve as an External Director of China Energy Conservation and Environmental Protection Group and China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation, Deputy Chief Economist and Chief Accountant of Shanghai Carrier Rocket Assembly Plant, Director of Finance Bureau of Aviation Industry Corporation of China, General Manager of the Research & Development Department and Director of Postdoctoral work station of the Head Office of Bank of Communication, an Independent Non-executive Director of China Railway Construction Corporation Limited and an Independent Director of Power Construction Corporation of China, Ltd. Mr. Wu has extensive experience in financial management.
Mr. LIU Linfei (劉林飛)
age 64, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of our Company. Mr. Liu is currently an attorney and a senior partner of Jun He Law Offices. He graduated from Heilongjiang University with a bachelor degree in 1982 and obtained a Master of Laws from the University of International Relations in Beijing in 1985, after which he served in the research office under the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress. He went to the United States in the autumn of 1987 and studied in the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University and served as an intern in the Congress of the United States. He enrolled in the School of Law of the University of Kansas in the United States in 1989 and graduated in 1992 with a Juris Doctor degree, after which he practiced in a law firm in the United States and was qualified as a practicing lawyer in the United States. He joined the Jun He Law Offices as a partner in early 1995. His practice primarily covers international legal affairs, in particular, foreign direct investment and mergers and acquisitions.