Board of Directors
Mr. Baiqing Shao (CEO), one of the main founder of the company, has served as Chief Executive Officer of Hollysys Automation Technologies Ltd. since November 2013. He was the former Senior Vice President, Business Development of the Company from February 2012 to November 2013. Since 2010, Mr. Shao also served as Vice General Manager of Hollysys Group and Chairman of Beijing Hollysys Automation & Drive Co., Ltd.. From 2002 to 2010, he served as the General Manager of Beijing Hollysys Information Technology Co., Ltd.( the current “ Shenhua Hollysys Information Technology Co., Ltd.”). From 1999 to 2002, he served as Vice President of Beijing Hollysys. From 1993 to 1999, he served as technology development engineer, Department Manager and Vice General Manager of Beijing Hollysys Automation Co. Ltd consecutively. Mr. Shao has served the Company for more than eighteen years as one of the founding group of engineers. He holds a Master Degree of Computer Science from the 6th Research Institute of China Electronics Corporation and an MBA Degree from Peking University.
Ms. Qiao is the Chairman of Agriculture Resources Pte Ltd. and the Director of CSIC International Pte Ltd. She served as Chairman of Hollysys from 2007 to 2010 and as Director of Beijing Hollysys Co., Ltd. from 1999 to 2008. Before that, Ms. Qiao had worked in government for more than ten years. She was the Minster of Enterprise Division in Business Administration Committee of The Beijing Municipality Concerning the Experimental Area for Developing New-Technology Industries, and also served as the head of the Zhongguancun Technology Park ("Zhongguancun") Administrative Committee. Ms. participated in setting the Five-year plan of Chinese High-Tech Industrial Area and Zhongguancun High-Tech Development and Industrial Policy. She also participated in organizing and editing "The Regulations of Zhongguancun High-Tech Development Park" which is regarded as the fundamental law of Zhongguancun. Ms. Qiao also has extensive experience in equity investment. She organized twelve industry annual analysis reports and participated in establishing the first venture capital company, invested and successfully helped a number of companies listed in domestic and abroad. The investment projects that Ms. Qiao has been involved with include biological medicine, high-end equipment manufacturing, new energy, chemical and energy, agriculture, education, integrated circuits, aerospace, fast moving consumer goods, electronic information and other industries. She holds an iEMBA of Science and Technology from Hong Kong University.
Mr. Colin Sung, has served as a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Board of Directors since February 2008. Mr. Sung is the Chief Financial Officer for eHi Auto Services Limited since April 2013. Mr. Sung also has served as adviser of NeWorld Education Group, Inc. since August 2012 and served as Chief Financial Officer of NeWorld Education Group since August 2011. Prior to joining NeWorld, he was the CFO of Lighting the Box from March 2011. Mr. Sung served as the deputy Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Financial Officer of Linktone Ltd., a NASDAQ-listed wireless interactive entertainment service provider in China, from 2009 to 2011. From 2008 to 2009, he served as the Chief Financial Officer and President of China Cablecom Holdings, Ltd. From 2005 to 2008, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Linktone Ltd., where he also served as the acting Chief Executive Officer in 2006 and as its director of board from 2007 to 2008. From 2004 to 2005, Mr. Sung was the Corporate Controller of UTI, United States, Inc., a subsidiary of International Freight Forwarder (NASDAQ: UTIW), and from 2001 to 2004, was a Vice President of finance and Corporate Controller of USF Worldwide, Inc., a subsidiary of US Freightways. From 1997 to 2001, Mr. Sung was Vice President and Corporate Controller for US Operation of Panalpina Welttransport Holding, (PWTN.SW). Mr. Sung received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from William Paterson University in 1992 and his MBA degree from American InterContinental University in 2004. Mr. Sung is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Global Management Accountant.
Ms. Jerry Zhang, has served as a member of the Board of Directors since September 2007. Ms Jerry Zhang is CEO, North China and General Manager, Beijing Branch, Standard Chartered Bank (China) Limited. Her key focuses are strategic planning, business development and corporate governance of the Bank’s operations in North China. As the General Manager of Beijing Branch, she is also responsible for overall management of Beijing Branch. Prior to this role, Jerry has held a variety of senior roles at Standard Chartered China, and she enjoys a strong track record in setting up good relationship with clients and creating value both for the bank and the clients. In her recent position as Head of Financial Institutions, Jerry has led to achieve frog leap developments of the Bank’s FI business, which has become the biggest FI business amongst all foreign banks in China in almost all aspects. Jerry joined Standard Chartered in 1994, and has accumulated rich implementation and management experiences in wholesale banking business. She has successfully established non-banking financial institutions business in China for the Bank. In 2009, she has left the Bank for a short duration, and taken the role as Chief Representative of Fidelity International Asset Management Co. Beijing Representative Office. Jerry received her M.B.A. from Lancaster University.
Dr. Jianyun Chai, has served as a member of the Board of Directors since June 2008. Dr. Chai is currently a professor and the head of the Institute of Power Electronic and Electrical Machine System at Tsinghua University in China. Before he joined Tsinghua University as an Associate Professor in 1999, Dr. Chai spent eight years working in the motor and information industries in Japan. Dr. Chai is also a member of various societies and organizations, including the China Renewable Energy Society, the Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering, and the Chinese Wind Energy Association. Dr. Chai received a Bachelor’s degree and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Tsinghua University in 1984 and 1989.