Management Team
Mr. YAN Weibin
Executive Director

Mr. YAN Weibin ("Mr. Yan"), aged 49, was appointed as the executive Director on 8 June 2009 and was elected Chairman of the Board on 7 June 2013. Mr. Yan is a shareholder and director of Brave Leader Limited and Ausnutria Holding Co Ltd, the substantial shareholders of the Company, and ...also a director of a number of the Company’s subsidiaries, including Ausnutria China and Ausnutria Hyproca. He joined the Group since the establishment of Ausnutria China in September 2003. Mr. Yan is responsible for leading the Board and making sure it works effectively and discharges its responsibilities and that all key and appropriate issues are discussed by the Board in a timely manner. Mr. Yan is also primarily responsible for the overall corporate strategy, planning and business development of the Group. Mr. Yan graduated from Hunan University with a degree in bachelor of engineering and MBA. Mr. Yan has been a director of Yuan Longping High-tech Agriculture Co., Ltd*(袁隆平農業高科技股份有限公司) ("Longping High-tech"), a company whose shares are listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, from 2004. He was Longping High-tech’s chief officer from 2004 to April 2010, the vice chairman and the chief financial officer from April 2010 to December 2011, the chief executive officer and chief financial officer from December 2011 to June 2012 and has become the vice chairman since June 2012. Mr. Yan resigned as the chief executive officer and the chief financial officer (remains as the vice chairman) of Longping High-tech in June 2012.

Mr. LIN Jung-chin
Executive Director

Mr. LIN Jung-chin ("Mr. Lin"), aged 60, was appointed as the executive Director on 12 December 2014. Mr. Lin is a shareholder and director of Center Laboratories, Inc. and Bioengine Capital Inc., both being the substantial shareholders of the Company. Mr. Lin is mainly responsible for the overall ...corporate strategy, planning and business development of the Group. Mr. Lin graduated with a bachelor degree in pharmacy from Taipei Medical University and was rewarded an honorary doctor in medical by Taipei Medical University in 2010. Mr. Lin also serves the chairmanship of several companies listed on the Emerging Stock Market in Taiwan, namely Center Lab, Medeon Biodesign, Inc., Mycenax Biotech Inc. and TPG Biologics, Inc. He also holds the directorship or as a member of the senior management of over ten companies. Mr. Lin has extensive experience in directing the reorganisation and restructuring of enterprises. He is actively engaged in the investment planning and integration of the biotechnology industry.

Mr. Bartle VAN DER MEER
Executive Director

Mr. Bartle VAN DER MEER ("Mr. van der Meer"), aged 69, was appointed as the executive Director and Chief Executive Officer on 7 June 2013. Mr. van der Meer is one of the founders of Ausnutria Hyproca. He indirectly held 49% equity interests in Ausnutria Hyproca through the shareholding in ...Dutch Dairy Investments B.V. and has been involved in the strategic management since the establishment of Ausnutria Hyproca in 1994. He has also been a member of the board of directors and chief executive officer of Ausnutria Hyproca since 2012. Mr. van der Meer is primarily responsible for managing and executing the Group’s overall business directions and corporate operation decisions. He graduated with a business administration degree in the Netherlands with a major in banking in 1966. He worked for Rabobank, a multinational banking and financial services group in the Netherlands for more than 25 years. He is serving as the executive director of PMH Investments B.V., a private equity which owned 46.55% equity interests in DDI, and Vegelin Group B.V. since 1994. Mr. van der Meer has been the chairman of supervisory board of sc Heerenveen NV (a soccer club which plays in the premier division in the Netherlands) since 1998 to 2012, and a member of Foundation Accell Group (a company listed on Euronext Amsterdam (formerly known as Amsterdam Stock Exchange) since 1998.

Ms. NG Siu Hung
Executive Director

Ms. NG Siu Hung ("Ms. Ng"), aged 46, was appointed as the executive Director on 19 September 2009. Ms. Ng is primarily responsible for the Group’s investor relations. She studied applied english language at Changsha University and graduated at The University of Westminster, the United Kingdom with a ...master of arts degree in human resource management. She was the representative of a computer network company and then, a manager of a trading company for about 2 years. Ms. Ng has been a director of Hunan Yukai Real Estate Development Co., Ltd*(湖南宇凱房地產有限公司)since 2004. She is the officer of Public Relations of Hunan XinDaXin Co., Ltd*(湖南新大新股份有限公司).

Mr. TSANG Chang-Hai
Non-executive Director

Mr. TSANG Chang-Hai ("Mr. Tsai"), aged 66, graduated with a bachelor's degree in medical science from China Medical University and holds a Doctor of Medical Science from the University of Tokyo. Mr. Tsai has extensive knowledge and expertise in the biomedical areas. Mr. Tsai is the founder and ...chairman of Asia University. He is also a professor and the chairman of China Medical University. Mr. Tsai serves the role of director in Taiwan Fertilizer Co., Ltd. and Taiwan Optical Platform, the shares of which are listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange. He is also the director of Lumosa Therapeutics Co., Ltd. and Medeon Biodesign, Inc., which are listed on the GreTai Securities Market (證券櫃檯買賣中心)in Taiwan. Mr. Tsai is also a director of BioEngine Capital lnc. As at the date of this announcement, BioEngine Capital lnc. holds 9.89% of the shares of the Company and is a non-wholly owned subsidiary of Center Laboratories, Inc., a substantial Shareholder.

Mr. Tsai was a member of Supervisory Committee of the Central Health Insurance Administration(中央健康保險署之監理委員會)of Ministry of Health and Welfare Taiwan, the deputy convener of the Central Medical Review Committee(中區醫療審查委員會), a counselor of Ministry of Health and Welfare, a director of the Board of National Health Research Institutes and the chairman of Taiwan Hospital Association.

Mr. ZENG Xiaojun
Non-executive Director

Mr. ZENG Xiaojun ("Mr. Zeng"), aged 41, graduated from Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics in international trade economics. Mr. Zeng is currently a member of the executive management team, the chief strategy officer and the managing partner of Shenzhen GTJA Investment Group Co., Ltd. He ...is responsible for investment research, investment management, public relations in branding and corporate strategies.

Mr. Zeng has extensive knowledge and expertise in the biotechnology industry. He served as senior management of several pharmaceutical companies, namely China Resource Sanjiu OTC Introduction Group and Zhejiang Conba Pharmaceutical Sales Co. from 1996 to 2014. He was mainly responsible for market research, participating in sale, corporate strategies and new products introduction.

Ms. HO Mei-Yueh
Independent Non-executive Director

Ms. HO Mei-Yueh ("Ms. Ho"), aged 65, graduated from the National Taiwan University with a bachelor of agricultural chemistry. She is currently an independent director of AU Optronics Corporation, Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc., Kinpo Electronics, Inc. and Bank of Kaohsiung Ltd, the shares ...of which are listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange.

Ms. Ho has over 30 years of experience of working as a government officer in Taiwan, with a focus on economic affairs. Ms. Ho was the Minister of Ministry of Economic Affairs Taiwan from May 2004 to January 2006. She was the chairperson of The Council for Economic Planning and Development Taiwan from May 2007 to May 2008. During her tenure of service as a civil servant, Ms. Ho involved in the formation of various national policies, including Plans for National Development(國家發展計劃)for Taiwan. From May 2013 to May 2015, Ms. Ho was also the independent director of Taiwan Pelican Express Co., Ltd, the shares of which are listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange.

Mr. Jason WAN
Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. Jason WAN ("Mr. Wan"), aged 51, was appointed as the INED on 19 September 2009. Mr. Wan completed a PhD at Deakin University, Australia in 1992. Prior to that, he graduated with a bachelor of science at Hunan Agricultural University in 1983 and a master of science in dairy science and ...processing at Northeast Agricultural University in 1986. Mr. Wan was a lecturer in the department of food science and technology at the Northeast Agricultural University from 1986 to 1988, and a visiting scientist at the Food Research Institute at the Department of Agriculture in Victoria, Australia in 1989. Mr. Wan was a post-doctoral researcher in the department of biochemistry at the University of Melbourne from 1992 to 1995, a senior research scientist at CSIRO Food Science Australia from 1995 to 2009 and a research professor in food microbiology and biotechnology at the Illinois Institute of Technology, USA since 2009. Mr. Wan has extensive knowledge and expertise in the areas of processing technologies for food safety, dairy processing and the functionality of various ingredients of dairy products. He has written many articles over the years on various subjects, including microbiology and biotechnology, and continues to develop his expertise in these subjects. Mr. Wan has also received numerous scholarships and research grants. Recently, he has gained research grants being a PhD scholarship relating to whey proteins and biological properties, as well as a major research grant for research relating to dairy processing.

Mr. LAU Chun Fai Douglas
Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. LAU Chun Fai Douglas ("Mr. Lau"), aged 42, was appointed as the INED on 2 January 2015. Mr. Lau has over 18 years of experience in auditing, accounting and financial and corporate management. Mr. Lau graduated from the University of New South Wales with a bachelor of commerce degree ...in accounting and finance. He is a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, CPA Australia and a founding member of the Institute of Accountants Exchange. Before joining the Group, Mr. Lau was a partner at Ernst & Young (Assurance and Advisory Business Services) Hong Kong and Beijing and a regional director (China and Hong Kong) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in English and Wales. Mr. Lau is an independent non-executive director of Chanjet Information Technology Company Limited (Stock code: 1588) since 2011.

Mr. WONG Wei Hua Derek
Senior Management

Mr. WONG Wei Hua Derek ("Mr. Wong"), aged 43, is the Chief Financial Officer and the Company Secretary of the Company. Mr. Wong has over 18 years of experience in auditing and financial and corporate management. Mr. Wong graduated from York University with a bachelor degree ...in accounting and a bachelor degree in mathematics. He is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Prior to joining the Group in July 2011, he was an audit manager with an international accounting firm, the financial controller of a manufacturing group of companies and the general manager of an investment company principally engaged in mining business in Indonesia. Mr. Wong joined the Group as Deputy Chief Financial Officer of the Company in July 2011 and was appointed as the Joint Company Secretary (later redesignated as Company Secretary on 3 December 2012) and the Chief Financial Officer of the Company on 26 September 2011.

Mr. LIU Yuehui
Senior Management

Mr. LIU Yuehui ("Mr. Liu"), aged 51, was appointed as the executive director of Ausnutria China on 7 June 2013. He joined the Group shortly after the establishment of Ausnutria China on 26 December 2003. Mr. Liu studied dairy techniques at the Inner Mongolia Light Manufacturing School* ...(內蒙古輕工業學校). Mr. Liu has hold management positions in various dairy factories and has over 10 years of experience in the industry. Mr. Liu was the assistant to the chief executive officer of Hunan Ava Nanshan Dairy Products Company Limited*(湖南亞華南山乳品營銷有限公司) ("Hunan Ava Nanshan Dairy"), whose shares are listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. Mr. Liu is primarily responsible for recruitment, human resource planning, R&D and administration of Ausnutria China since 2003.

Mr. DAI Zhiyong
Senior Management

Mr. DAI Zhiyong ("Mr. Dai"), aged 40, was appointed as the executive director of Ausnutria China on 7 June 2013. He joined the Group shortly after the establishment of Ausnutria China on 18 September 2003. Mr. Dai graduated from Xiang Tan University*(湘潭大學)with a degree in bachelor of ...chemistry. Mr. Dai held a management position in a dairy products company for a number of years and has over 10 years of experience in the industry. Mr Dai was employed by Hunan Ava Nanshan Dairy as the vice factory manager, the person in charge of the R&D department and was engaged in milk powder R&D works for Inner Mongolia Ya Ke Shi Ru Factory*(內蒙古牙克石乳品廠). Mr. Dai is primarily responsible for managing the daily operations of the technical department of the Group and for ensuring the overall compliance status of the Group’s new products and its development in the PRC.

Mr. QU Zhishao
Senior Management

Mr. QU Zhishao ("Mr. Qu"), aged 37, is the vice-president and the general manager of the Puredo division of Ausnutria China. He joined the Group since the establishment of Ausnutria China and was the head of marketing department, regional manager, assistant to chief executive officer and ...sales director for south region, chief marketing officer and general manager of marketing department. Mr. Qu holds a bachelor degree of arts from Xiang Tan University*(湘潭大學)and has been engaged in dairy advertising strategy, sales planning, and management in marketing and sales since 2001. He has over 10 years of experience in the related industry.

Mr. DENG Shenhui
Senior Management

Mr. DENG Shenhui ("Mr. Deng"), aged 41, is the information technology director and the general manager of e-commerce department of Ausnutria China. He joined the Group since August 2011. Mr. Deng graduated from Zhongnan University, majoring in computer sciences. Mr. Deng held positions ...at multiple foreign computer software consulting companies and has over ten years of experience in the industry. Mr. Deng served as the department manager at China Region, Asia Pacific Sales Services Department of Oracle Software Systems Co Ltd.(甲骨文軟體系統有限公司亞太區銷售服務部中國區). Mr. Deng is mainly responsible for the operation functions of the information technology center and e-commerce department of the Group.

Mr. XIAO Guoxiong
Senior Management

Mr. XIAO Guoxiong ("Mr. Xiao"), aged 41, is the assistant to the chief executive officer of Ausnutria China and the general manager of the Allnutria division. He joined the Group since the establishment of Ausnutria China and served as the market project manager, sales director of northern China region, ...membership promotion director and general manager of the marketing department. Mr. Xiao graduated from a college, majoring in marketing, and has held positions in relation to the market development, marketing and promotion and sales management for liquid milk and high-end nutritional products since 1998. He has 16 years of experience in the industry in relation to budgeting management and team performance management.

Mr. LIU Yubiao
Senior Management

Mr. LIU Yubiao ("Mr. Liu"), aged 42, is the assistant to the chief executive officer of Ausnutria China and the general manager of the 1897 division. He joined the Group since the establishment of Ausnutria China and served as the manager of Hunan provincial region, manager of Central China region ...(covering five provinces) and deputy general manager of the Allnutria division. Mr. Liu has over 14 years of experience in sales and management in the dairy product industry.

Ms. LI Yimin
Senior Management

Ms. LI Yimin ("Ms. Li"), aged 40, is the general manager of Hyproca Nutrition Co., Ltd, a non-wholly owned subsidiary of the Company. She joined the Group since February 2011. Ms. Li obtained a master degree in business administration from Sichuan University and held operational and managerial ...positions at various enterprises. Ms. Li is mainly responsible for the overall operation of Hyproca Nutrition Co., Ltd.

Mr. CHEN Tiejun
Senior Management

Mr. Chen Tiejun ("Mr. Chen") Mr. Chen, aged 45, is the general manager of Globait Nutrition and mainly responsible for the overall operations of Globait Nutrition. He joined the Group since September 2015. Mr. Chen graduated from University of Quebec in Canada and obtained a master degree in ...business management. Mr. Chen held sales management position of Nestle China Co., Ltd. for almost 10 years, afterwards he worked in Yili Group Liquid Milk division*(伊利集團液態奶事業部)for 4 years, serving as the assistant of general manager of the East China marketing department and the nationwide senior training manager. Mr. Chen was also the marketing deputy director of the A-share listed Kingenta Ecological Engineering Group Co and was responsible for the work of corporate business college. After 2012, he worked in a well-known marketing consultancy in the PRC – 北京優識行銷管理諮詢有限公司 as the executive president and shareholder partner, focusing on corporate consultant training. Mr. Chen has over 20 years' of experience in the dairy industry.

Ms. Froukje Dijkstra
Senior Management

Ms. Froukje Dijkstra ("Ms. Dijkstra") Ms. Dijkstra, aged 46, is the chief operational officer of Ausnutria Hyproca. She joined the Ausnutria Hyproca Group since 2012. Ms. Dijkstra graduated in business administration. Before joining Ausnutria Hyproca, Ms. Dijkstra had over 20 years of experience ...in the chemical industry with different positions.

Mr. Evert SCHILSTRA
Senior Management

Mr. Evert SCHILSTRA ("Mr. Schilstra"), aged 54, is the managing director of Hyproca Dairy Products B.V. He joined Ausnutria Hyproca in 1996. Mr. Schilstra graduated from the Bolsward College in the Netherlands with a bachelor in food technology, specialised in the dairy industry. He has more ...than 31 years of experience in the dairy industry. Before joining Ausnutria Hyproca, he was engaged in the field of R&D, quality assurance, investment plans and operations and has worked for engineering, multinational and dairy companies in the Netherlands.

Dr. Alfred HAANDRIKMAN
Senior Management

Dr. Alfred HAANDRIKMAN ("Mr. Haandrikman"), aged 57, is the manager of the R&D department in Ausnutria Hyproca. He joined Ausnutria Hyproca in November 2012. Mr. Haandrikman graduated with a doctorate degree in molecular biology from the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, in the Netherlands. ...From 1994 to 2006, he worked as a senior scientist and R&D manager in Hercules European Research Centre, the Netherlands. From 2006 onwards, he was appointed as the global R&D director in Lipid Nutrition B.V. and IOI-Loders Croklaan group, a leading company in development of lipids for infant nutrition.

 

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