Board of Directors
Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of the Board
Baowen Ren was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Company on October 2006. From January 2003 to December 2009, Mr. Ren served as the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Suo’ang BST. He had been the Chief Executive Officer of Shaanxi Lanchao Group Clothe Group Co. Ltd. from April 1995 to June 2003. He had been conferred honorable titles of “Pacemaker in the New Long March”, “Shaanxi Outstanding Young Entrepreneur”, “Shaanxi Top 100 Entrepreneur”, and “National Model Township Entrepreneur of Ministry of Agriculture”. Under his leadership, Suo’ang BST convened a batch of excellent management personnel for products technology development, market strategy and sales, and capital operations for the expansion and development of our CWSF business. In 1992, Mr. Ren graduated from Shaanxi Normal University in Chinese Language and Literature.
Peng Zhou was appointed as a director of the Company on October 2006. He served as the Chief Operating Officer of the Company from October 2006 to December 2009. He served as the General Manager of Suo’ang BST from January 2005 to December 15, 2009. From April 2000 to December 2004, Mr. Zhou served as the General Manger of Shaanxi Pengyuan Technology Co., Ltd. He was a credit analyst of Hangzhong branch of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China from September 1992 to February 1999. Mr. Zhou has also been engaged in industries such as finance, media, foreign trade, real estate and had held the posts of manager of credit department, editor, financial supervisor, and deputy manager. From June 1997 until March 2002, Mr. Zhou was the Vice President of Hanzhong Ruisen Real Estate Company. Mr. Zhou was also in charge of compiling and reporting work for a number of projects such as Industrial Park Project of 3,000-thousand Sets of Clothes, New Construction Material Project-Shale Brick Manufacturing Demonstration Base with Annual Output of 6000-Thousand Pieces, and Erlang Dam Downstream Hydropower Station Cascade Development Project. Mr. Zhou graduated from the Statistics Department of Xi’an Jiao Tong University in 1992.
Wenjie Zhang was appointed as a director of the Company on October 2006. He has been the General Manager of Hanzhong Huaxia Real Estate Co., Ltd. since 2005. Mr. Zhang was the Manager of Engineering Department of Hanzhong International Trade Co., Ltd. from January 2002 to December 2005. From July 1998 to December 2001, Mr. Zhang was the Sales Manager at Hangzong Jingyi Wood Co., Ltd. Mr. Zhang graduated with a degree in administration from the Xi’an Science Institution in 1995. Mr. Zhang graduated with a college diploma in Business and Trade from Shaanxi Hanzhong Business College in 1997.
Mr. Jing is the General Manager of Shaanxi Branch of Lianhe Credit Management Co., Ltd. ("Lianhe"). Prior to joining Lianhe in 2010, he was an assistant to the Chairman of the board of directors of Jiaxin Group and financing advisor to Great Tang Dynasty Xi City Property Co., Ltd. Mr. Jing has over 18 years of experience in providing corporate finance, restructuring and audit advisory services. He holds a Bachelor degree in Accounting from Xi'an Jiaotong University.
Paul Kam Shing Chiu
Mr. Paul Chiu has extensive experience in corporate finance and management at both Hong Kong and Canadian companies. He currently serves as Independent Director and the Chairman of the Audit Committee at China Ritar Power Corp., a publicly traded company listed on NASDAQ. He is also Director of Wai Chong Company (a member of the Chinese Gold & Silver Exchange, Hong Kong) and Lightscape Technologies Inc., where he served as Financial Consultant responsible for SEC financial reporting and compliance for five years. His earlier experiences include President at Small Business Services Inc., General Manager at Search Asia Finance Ltd., and Senior Investment Officer at Bank of America (Asia) Ltd.
Mr. Chiu earned his bachelor degree in commerce from the University of Ottawa and his MBA from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. He is a Canadian Chartered Accountant and member of Ontario Institute of Chartered Accountants and Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.