Directors, Supervisors & Management
Chairman
Mr. ZHANG Zhiyong (張志勇)
age 53, 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.
President
Mr. SI Furong (司芙蓉)
age 57, is the President and an Executive Director of our Company responsible for our daily operations and management. Mr. Si is also the Managing Director of the Sideline Industrial Management Department of China Telecommunications Corporation and the Chairman of China Communications Services International Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company. Mr. Si graduated from Information Engineering University in 1982 with a bachelor degree in radio communications. He also received an EMBA degree from Peking University Guanghua School of Management in 2006. Mr. Si previously served as the Director of the Corporate Affairs Department of China Telecommunications Corporation, the Director of the Corporate Affairs Department of China Telecom Corporation Limited, the General Manager of Shaanxi Telecom Company Limited of China Telecommunications Corporation, the General Manager of Shaanxi branch of China Telecom Corporation Limited, the General Manager of China Telecommunications Corporation Shaanxi network asset branch and Chairman of Shaanxi Communication Services Company Limited and a Director of China Tower Corporation Limited. Prior to joining China Telecommunications Corporation, Mr. Si was the Deputy Director of the Personnel Department of the Ministry of Information Industry. Mr. Si has over 30 years of operational and management experience in the telecommunications industry in China.
Executive Vice President & CFO
Ms. ZHANG Xu (張煦)
age 48, 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 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.
Executive Vice Presidents
Mr. XU Chuguo (許楚國)
age 54, is an Executive Vice President of our Company. Mr. Xu is a professor-level senior engineer. Mr. Xu is a director and the General Manager of China Communications Services International Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company. Mr. Xu graduated from Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications in 1987 with a bachelor degree in telecommunications engineering and received an EMBA degree from Peking University Guanghua School of Management in 2006. Mr. Xu previously served as the Director of The 3rd Engineering Bureau and the Deputy General Manager of the predecessor of China International Telecommunications Construction Corporation, the General Manager of China International Telecommunications Construction Corporation (a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company). Mr. Xu has over 30 years of market development, operational and managerial experience in domestic and overseas telecommunications industry.
Mr. LIANG Shiping (梁世平)
age 48, is an Executive Vice President of our Company. Mr. Liang joined the Company in August 2008 and served as Director of the Marketing Department of the Company. Mr. Liang received a bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering from the Computer Science Department of Jilin University in 1992 and master's degree in Computer Application from the Sixth Research Institute of the Ministry of Machinery and Electronics Industry in 1996. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Liang served at the Data Communication Bureau of the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications, the Multimedia Bureau of the Telecom Administration of the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications and the Technology Development Department of China Telecom Data Communication Bureau. From October 2000 to August 2008, Mr. Liang served as a Divisional Director of the Planning Division of the Data Communication Bureau and the Application Development Division of the Corporate Informatization Department. Mr. Liang has over 20 years of experience in telecommunications and IT industry.
Mr. YAN Dong (閆棟)
age 46, is an Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer of our Company. Mr. Yan is also the Deputy Managing Director of the Sideline Industrial Management Department of China Telecommunications Corporation and a Director of Besttone Holding Co., Ltd.. Prior to that, Mr. Yan was the Director of the Corporate Affairs Department of the Company, the Employee Representative Supervisor of the Company, the Director of the Risk Management Department of the Company and the Deputy General Manager and Chief Financial Officer of China International Telecommunications Construction Corporation. Mr. Yan graduated from Shandong University in 2002 with an MBA degree. Prior to joining the Company in 2006, Mr. Yan served as a Project Manager in Shandong International Trust and Investment Corporation, Office Director and Manager of the Investment Department of Shandong Luxin Investment Corporation, General Manager of Shandong Luxin Property Investment and Development Co., Ltd. and Divisional Director of Coordinated Development Division and Sideline Industrial Restructuring Division of the Sideline Industrial Management Department of China Telecommunications Corporation. Mr. Yan has extensive experience in financial management, business administration and operation of listed companies.
Company Secretary
Mr. CHUNG Wai Cheung, Terence (鍾偉祥)
age 44, is the Company Secretary and Deputy Chief Financial Officer of our Company. Mr. Chung graduated from Melbourne University, Australia in 1996, with a bachelor of commerce degree and received a master's degree in business administration from the Australian Graduate School of Management in 2005. Mr. Chung is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the CPA Australia. Mr. Chung previously worked in an international accounting firm, China Mobile Limited and China Telecom Corporation Limited, and has over 20 years of extensive experience in auditing, company secretary and financial management of listed companies.