Board of Directors
Professor WANG Yijiang

Born in May 1953, an independent non-executive director, the chairman of the Nomination Committee, and a member of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee of the Company. Professor WANG became an independent non-executive director of the Company in February 2016. He is currently the Professor of Economics and Human Resource Management, an Academic Associate Dean at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business and a senior researcher at the National Center of Economic Research, Tsinghua University. He is currently also an independent director of Shenzhen ZQ Game Co., Ltd. (300052.SZ); a non-executive director of Zhejiang Red Dragonfly Footwear Co., Ltd. (603116.SH); an independent non-executive director of Zhuhai Holdings Investment Group Limited (00908.HK); and an independent director of Bank of Sanxiang. He served as a consultant of World Bank, a senior researcher of Chinese Economy Research Institute in Business Management School of Tsinghua University and vice president of the Chinese Economists Society of North America. He was also a professor emeritus of Human Resource Management at the Carlson School of Management of University of Minnesota, a research fellow at the William Davidson Institute of Transition Economics at the University of Michigan, an independent director of Beijing Huatu Hongyang Education Culture Corp., Ltd. (stock code: 830858), which is a company listed on NEEQ and an external director of XCMG Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. (000425.SZ). His research areas cover human resource management, labour and personnel economics, comparative international management systems, economics of transition and emerging markets and economics of organisation, and his research findings have been frequently quoted. Professor WANG graduated from the Peking University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and a Master’s Degree in International Economics in 1982 and 1985 respectively. He then pursued further studies and obtained a Master’s Degree and a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Economics at the Harvard University in 1989 and 1991 respectively.