A global leader in metal recycling and

environmental protection

The Board is responsible for the leadership and control of the Company and overseeing the Group's business, strategic decisions and performances and comprises nine Directors, including six Executive Directors namely Mr. Tu Jianhua, Mr. Chen Chunguo, Mr. Rafael Suchan, Mr. Martin Simon, Mr. Ding Zhiyi, Mr. Miao Yu and three Independent Non-Executive Directors namely Dr. Loke Yu, Ms. Yang Yali and Mr. Ko Wang Qiniwei.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS
  • Mr. Tu Jianhua Executive Director of the Company

    Mr. Tu was appointed as an executive Director on 29 April 2015. Mr. Tu is a member of the executive committee and the strategy and investment committee of the Company and he is also the director of certain subsidiaries of the Group. Mr. Tu was appointed as the chief executive officer of the Company during the period from 16 February 2016 to 31 March 2016. He has been the chairman of USUM Investment Group Limited since April 2014. He has been the director of Loncin Group Co., Ltd. since January 1996 and the director of Loncin Holdings Co., Ltd since January 2003. USUM Investment Group Limited, Loncin Group Co., Ltd. and Loncin Holdings Co., Ltd. are controlling shareholders of the Company.
    He served as the chairman of the board of Loncin Holdings Co., Ltd. in the period from January 2003 to July 2010 and from February 2013 to December 2013, the executive director of Loncin Group Co., Ltd. from January 1996 to January 1997, and the chairman of the board of Loncin Group Co., Ltd. from January 1997 to December 2013. He served as the general manager of Chongqing Loncin Gasoline Engine Company (SinoAmerican Joint Venture), a company that used to be controlled by Mr. Tu during its existence, from 1995 to 1996, and served as the chairman of Chongqing Loncin Transportation and Machinery Factory, a company that used to be controlled by Mr. Tu during its existence, from 1993 to 1995. He served as the chairman of Chongqing City Jiulongpo District Loncin Metal Factory, a company that used to be controlled by Mr. Tu during its existence, from 1991 to 1993 and the factory director of Chongqing Cinhua Metals Factory, from 1983 to 1990.
    Mr. Tu graduated from the Economic Management of the Open College in Chongqing City Municipal Party School in December 1998. Mr. Tu previously acted as the deputy to the 11th, 12th National People's Congress, the deputy to the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Chongqing Municipal People's Congress and the member of its Finance Committee. He currently serves as a Member of the National Committee of the 13th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, a Standing Committee Member of the Executive Committee of the 12th All China Federation of Industry & Commerce, the president of Chongqing City Industry and Commerce Federation, the President of Chongqing City General Chamber of Commerce, the vice president of Chongqing City Charity Federation and the vice president of Chongqing City Private Entrepreneurs Confederation.
    Mr. Tu is a non-executive director of Hanhua Financial Holding Co., Ltd., a company listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the "Stock Exchange") (stock code: 3903), and a director of Loncin Motor Co., Ltd., a company whose shares are listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (stock code: 603766).

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  • Mr. Chen Chunguo Chairman and Executive Director of the Company

    Mr. Chen joined the Group on 16 December 2020 as an executive director and chairman of the board of directors. Mr. Chen has extensive experience in corporate management, strategic investment and group restructuring. He joined Dalian Shide Group Limited*(大連實德集團有限公司) in July 1996 and served as the president and a director from February 2004 to April 2012. He served as the president and a director of Dalian Hairunlai Construction Engineering Co., Ltd.* (大連海潤來集團有限公司) and the chairman of Shanghai Chonghan Equity Investment Limited*(上海涌涵股權投資有限公司) from October 2014 to June 2016. Mr. Chen then joined China Regenerative Medicine International Limited (Stock code: 8158) in July 2016 and served as the president from October 2016 to February 2017 and as the chief executive director from February 2017 to July 2018. He then served as the president and the chairman of Anlian Group Limited*(鞍煉集團有限公司) from September 2018 to June 2020. Mr. Chen joined Liaoning Guoke Industrial Co., Ltd.*(遼寧國科實業有限公司) as the chairman from June 2020.
    Mr. Chen graduated from the Dongbei University of Finance and Economics (Liaoning, China) with a Master of Finance and a Master of Business Administration (“MBA”) in 1999 and 2003, respectively. He also received an Executive Master of Business Administration (“EMBA”) from Tsinghua University (Beijing, China) in 2005.

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  • Mr. Rafael Suchan Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Company

    Mr. Suchan, joined the Group on 1 March 2020 as executive director and chief executive officer.Mr. Suchan started his career at the German pharmaceutical and chemical company Bayer AG as a management trainee in 2002 where he worked across various marketing and finance functions in Germany and Poland. In 2006, he joined specialty chemicals company Lanxess as a Strategy Consultant working in Germany, Canada and China. From there he moved to become Head of Corporate Development based in Shanghai at Lanxess Greater China in 2008. In 2010, Mr. Suchan joined Lanxess’ Inorganic Pigments business unit as Commercial Director for Asia Pacific and in 2012, he took over responsibility as Vice President for Global Product Management. In 2014, Mr. Suchan was additionally appointed as Vice President for all operations of the Inorganic Pigments business unit in the Asia Pacific region which also included the responsibility as Managing Director for Lanxess’ three Inorganic Pigments production sites in Shanghai and Ningbo, China. Since April 2017, Mr. Suchan had been globally responsible for identifying and implementing digital solutions which can be used along the whole chemical value chain within Lanxess’ Digital Transformation activities. In addition, Mr. Suchan was also the Chief Digital Officer at Lanxess in Asia-Pacific coordinating Digital Transformation efforts in the region.
    Mr. Suchan graduated with a Bachelor’s degree (Diplom-Kaufmann) in Business Administration and Economics from the University of Applied Sciences in Essen, Germany in 2005. He further holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China respectively.

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  • Mr. Martin Simon Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of the Company

    Mr. Simon, joined the Group as Chief Financial Officer for Scholz Group, one of the major operation group of the Company on 1 July 2019. He was further appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of the Company on 23 June 2020. Mr. Simon holds a Master of Business Administration (Diplom-Kaufmann) from University of Würzburg in Germany. Mr. Simon started his career as auditor at ERNST & YOUNG in 1995. From there he moved to become Business Controller based in Germany at Dyckerhoff Zement GmbH in 1999 and, in 2001, relocated for the Dyckerhoff Group as VP Finance & CFO to Glens Falls Lehigh Cement Co, NY, US.
    From 2005, Mr. Simon worked in the paper and packaging industry for SCA Packaging Europe as CFO for the Region Central Europe and subsequently as Managing Director & VP with full P&L responsibility for the Region Central & Eastern Europe, successfully steering the region through the 2008/09 world economic crisis. From 2013, Mr. Simon held CFO positions in the automotive supplier industry with NBHX Trim Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ningbo Huaxiang Group, working in the field of interior surfaces for premium vehicles, and from 2016 onwards, with the German SHW AG, a global supplier of motor & transmission oil pumps and brake discs, where he was also responsible for the transition after the takeover by a European strategic investor.

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  • Mr. Ding Zhiyi Executive Director of the Company

    Mr. Ding joined the Group on 29 December 2020 as an executive director. Mr. Ding held senior positions in China Huarong International Holdings Limited, the subsidiary of China Huarong Asset Management Co., Ltd. (shares of which are listed on the main board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited with stock code 2799) in 2014 to 2019, including assistant to the general manager and the general manager of the business review division. He was the head of the corporate finance department of CCB International (Shanghai) Limited before 2014. He was the executive director, chairman of the board, the chief executive officer and the chairman of each of the executive committee and the nomination committee of Silk Road Logistics Holdings Limited (shares of which are listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange with stock code 988) from November 2017 to January 2019.
    Mr. Ding obtained a bachelor degree in Pure Mathematics and Applied Mathematics from Shanghai University in the People’s Republic of China and a master degree of Mathematics Science from University of Adelaide in Australia.

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  • Mr. Miao Yu Executive Director of the Company

    Mr. Miao jointed the Group on 29 December 2020 as an executive director. Mr. Miao is currently the president of USUM Investment Group Limited. He served as the investment and financing director of China General Consulting and Investment Co., Ltd. from 2017 to 2019 and the senior vice president of Tensant Securities Limited from 2015 to 2017. He was the vice general manager of Beijing Maosen Capital Management Ltd. from 2012 to 2015. Mr. Miao has extensive experience in investment management, corporate finance, financing structure and implementation.
    Mr. Miao obtained a bachelor degree in Finance from Hebei University of Economics and Business in the PRC.

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INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS
  • Dr. Loke Yu alias Loke Hoi Lam Independent Non-Executive Director

    Dr. Loke was appointed as an independent non-executive director on 23 June 2010. Dr. Loke serves as the chairman of the audit committee and a member of the remuneration committee and the nomination committee of the Company. Dr. Loke has over 42 years of experience in accounting and auditing for private and public companies, financial consultancy and corporate management. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and a Doctor of Business Administration degree from University of South Australia. He is a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales; Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants; The Hong Kong Institute of Directors; The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries and The Hong Kong Independent Non-Executive Director Association.
    He currently serves as an independent non-executive director of the following companies whose shares are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange: V1 Group Limited (Stock Code: 82), Matrix Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 1005), China Beidahuang Industry Group Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 39), China Fire Safety Enterprise Group Limited (Stock Code: 445), Zhong An Real Estate Limited (Stock Code: 672), Tianjin Development Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 882), Tianhe Chemicals Group Limited (Stock Code: 1619), Lamtex Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 1041), Forebase International Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 2310), Hang Sang (Siu Po) International Holding Company Limited (Stock Code: 3626), Hong Kong Resources Holdings Company Limited (Stock Code: 2882), Zhenro Properties Group Limited (Stock Code: 6158), TC Orient Lighting Holdings Limited (Stock Code:515) and TradeGo FinTech Limited (Stock Code:8017).

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  • Ms. Yang Yali Independent Non-Executive Director

    Ms. Yang joined the Group on 29 December 2020. Ms. Yang is the chairman of the remuneration committee of the Company and a member of each of the audit committee and the nomination committee of the Company. She obtained a bachelor degree in Business Management from Southwestern University of Finance and Economics and a master degree in Law from Tsinghua University in the PRC. She is a lawyer with law professional qualifications in the PRC. She is currently a trainee solicitor of Beijing Guan Heng Law Firm. She acted as the senior legal consultant of Tencent Music (Beijing) Company Limited from May 2018 to May 2020 and the senior researcher for criminal law of Tencent Technology (Beijing) Company Limited from March 2017 to May 2018. She held the positions as the prosecutor and assistant prosecutor of Beijing Municipal People’s Procuratorate from July 2011 to March 2017.

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  • Mr. Wang Qiwei Independent Non-Executive Director

    Mr. Wang joined the Group on 29 December 2020. Mr. Wang is a member of each of the audit committee, the remuneration committee and the nomination committee of the Company. Mr. Wang graduated from Shenyang University of Technology– Engineering College in the PRC with major in measurement and control technology and instrument. He is currently the manager of a health service management company in the PRC. He is specialized in sale and marketing planning, research and analysis, and he is also experienced in retails operations and management, administrative management and staff training.

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