Chairman and CEO
Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Jin Xin is our Group's founder. He was appointed as a Director of our Company on 18 August 2006. Mr. Jin oversees the overall management and operations of our Group and is also responsible for formulating the business strategies and policies of our Group. He possesses substantial experience and knowledge of the shipbuilding industry. From 1970 to 1977, Mr. Jin worked as a technician with Shiwei Yard in Jiangsu Province, which later became Jingjiang County No.2 shipyard. After graduating from Jingjiang County Workers' University, he returned to Jingjiang County No.2 Shipyard and was appointed as the deputy head of its technical department. In 1984, Mr. Jin was promoted to its deputy plant manager to take charge of manufacturing. When the Jingjiang Jointly-Run Shipyard was founded in 1987, Mr. Jin was appointed as its plant manager. Under Mr. Jin's leadership, the Jingjiang Jointly-Run Shipyard underwent various restructuring exercises and became Jiangsu Eastern, the business of which we acquired through the restructuring exercise before the IPO of the Company.
Mr. Jin obtained a Diploma in Machinery Manufacturing from Jingjiang County Workers' University in 1983. He became accredited by Taizhou Professional Qualification Accreditation Office as a qualified senior engineer in 2001. Mr. Jin was also accredited by the Jiangsu Province Department of Personnel as a senior economist in 2006.
Mr. Patrick Kan was appointed as our Executive Director on 6th June 2013 and is also our Chief Financial Officer since 1st Oct 2011. He is responsible for the full spectrum of financial and accounting functions, taxation matters, treasury management as well as investor relations function of the Group. He reports directly to our Chairman and CEO. Previously, Mr. Kan was the Chief Financial Officer of China Taisan Technology Group Holdings Limited, where he played a key role in its Initial Public Offering on SGX in June 2008 and later the issuance and listing of its Taiwan Depositary Receipts in Taiwan Stock Exchange in October 2010. During 2000 to 2007, Mr. Kan was in audit profession as he spent those years with a few international public accounting firms, namely Deloitte & Touche, Baker Tilly TFWLCL and RSM Chio Lim, where he was involved in audit engagements including SGX-listed companies and initial public offerings at supervisory level.
Mr. Kan graduated from Nanyang Technological University in 1999 with a Bachelor's degree in Business majored in Applied Economics. He is a Fellow of Chartered Certified Accountants and a Chartered Accountant Singapore. He also qualifies as an Accredited Tax Practitioner (Income Tax).
Mr. Zhu Xiaoyang was appointed as our Executive Director on 5 November 2007. He is our Production Director for our Production and Quality Control Department. He is responsible for the strategic management of all our Group's projects as the Production Director. Being the Production Director, he is in charge of formulating and implementing management policies for the hull shop and the pre-outfitting ship. Mr. Zhu joined the Jinjiang No.2 Shipyard in 1975. He was gradually promoted to be supervisor of the steel shop, deputy plant manager, manager of a painting plant of Jingjiang Ship Engineering General Company and subsequently to deputy general manager.
Mr. Zhu obtained a certificate in Ship Design and Construction from Zhenjiang Ship Institute in 1988 and a diploma in Economic Management from Economic Management Institute of Yangzhou University in 1998 and became accredited by Taizhou Professional Qualification Accreditation Office as a qualified engineer in 2005.
Mr. Yang Lifeng was appointed as our Executive Director on 19 December 2010. He is responsible for formulating our sales strategies and marketing plans and currently holds the position of Business Director of our Chinese subsidiary. Mr. Yang started his career in 1997 and joined Jingjiang Ship Engineering as a worker in the paint shop. In 1999, Mr. Yang was transferred to the sales and marketing department. He was promoted to deputy head of sales and marketing department of Jingjiang Sumec in 2003 and continued to hold that position in Jiangsu Eastern until 2006.
Mr. Yang graduated with a Diploma in Chemical Engineering from Suzhou University in the PRC in 1997.
Ms. Jin was appointed as our Executive Director on 6th June 2013 and has been the Group’s Business Development Manager since 7 June 2009. Ms. Jin has been involved in the development and implementation of Group’s growth strategies, getting new business under business development and also in the executive management team’s operations and functions. Prior to JES, Ms. Jin was in the banking line where she worked in Royal Bank of Scotland from 2008 to 2009 and she was working in law firm of Reed Smith Richards Butler in Hong Kong in 2007.
Ms. Jin has a Master of Arts degree in Legal Studies from University of Bristol, UK. Ms. Jin also holds an undergraduate Bachelor Degree of Economics & Finance from Nanjing University of Science & Technology, PRC.
Mr. Lee Fook Wah was appointed as our Independent Director on 1 October 2012. He is the Chairman of our Audit Committee and member for both of the Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee. Mr. Lee is presently the managing director of Wise Alliance Investments Ltd, an equity investment company. He previously served as an Executive Director, Finance Director and Chief Financial Officer of Man Wah Holdings Ltd ("Man Wah"), a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, from July 2005 till January 2011 and he remained on Man Wah's board as a non-executive director until 1 February 2012. His role then in the company was to oversee the overall accounting functions, corporate regulatory compliance and reporting as well as corporate investors' relationship. Prior to that, Mr Lee was with AP Oil International Ltd as an Investment & Project Manager involving in mergers and acquisitions and was also tasked with overseeing its overall credit policy from 2004 to 2005. During 2001 to 2004, he was the Assistant Manager of the Credit & Marketing Department of the Bank of China Singapore Branch. He then worked in Deutsche Morgan Grenfell Securities as a Dealer's Representative from 1994 to 2001. Before that, Francis started his career in Commercial Crime Division of the Criminal Investigation Department from 1990 to 1993 when he left as a Senior Investigation Officer. Mr. Lee currently sits on the board of three other listed companies in Singapore as an independent director. They are Metech International Ltd, Net Pacific Financial Holdings Ltd and Sheng Siong Group Ltd.
Mr Lee holds a Bachelor Degree in Accountancy from The National University of Singapore and a distance learning degree in Masters in Business Administration (Investment and Finance) from The University of Hull. He is a CPA and a non-practising member of the Institute of Certified Accountants of Singapore. Mr Lee is also a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.
Mr. Lim Boon Kwee was appointed as our Independent Director on 1 July 2011. He is the Chairman of our Nominating Committee and member for both of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee. Mr. Lim has more than 23 years of experience as a financial advisor and institutional stock broker. He was an Executive Director (Head of Product, Asia) with VP Bank from 2008 to 2011 where he was responsible for central dealing, advisory process, product training, portfolio review and product sales. From 2000 to 2008, he had been holding positions of managerial rank or of equivalent executive role with Deustche Bank, ABN AMRO and ANZ Banking Group. Prior to his banking career, he was a SGX-licensed Dealer Representative where he was involved in IPOs, roadshows and stock recommendations to both institutional and retail investors.
Mr. Lim has a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in investment and finance from the National University of Singapore.
Dr. Fu was appointed as our Independent Director on 5 June 2013. He is the Chairman of our Remuneration Committee and a member for the Audit Committee. He is currently the Managing Director of Shanghai Flywing Investment Development Co. Ltd. Between 2005 and 2009, Dr. Fu was the assistant general manager of China Potevio Shanghai Industrial Park Development Company (中国普天信息产业上海工业园发展公司). Between 2004 and 2005, Dr. Fu was the assistant general manager of China Marketing Media Holdings, Inc where he was tasked with managing investing and overseas financing. Between 2003 and 2004, he was the assistant general manager of Shenzhen Youyi Co. (深圳友谊有限公司) and was responsible for the implementation of a management and employee buy-out. Dr. Fu currently sits on the board of two other listed companies as an independent director. They are China Taisan Technology Group Holdings Limited listed on SGX Mainboard and Greater China Precision Components Limited listed on Deutsche Borse – Germany Stock Exchange.
Dr. Fu graduated from Xi'an Jiaotong University (西安交通大学) with a Bachelor of Technology Economy Degree in 1994 before obtaining his Master Degree for System Engineering from Xi'an Jiaotong University (西安交通大学) in 1997. In 2003, he completed his Ph.D. in Management in the aforesaid university.
Mr. Zhang Ming was appointed as General Manager of the Group's Chinese subsidiary in February 2014. He is responsible for the group's production and daily management work in China. From 1983 to 1984, he worked in the Fabrication Division at Kawasaki Heavy Industries Sakaide Shipyard. From 1985 to 1988, he worked at Shanghai Hudong Shipyard （上海沪东船厂） as the Team Leader in the Fabrication Division. In 1991, Mr. Zhang joined the COSCO Ship (Qingdao) Co., Ltd as the Deputy Manager. In 1996, he was promoted to be its Managing Director. From 1999 to 2006, he was appointed as the Vice Managing Director at Nantong Cosco Kawasaki Ship Engineering Co., Ltd （南通中远川崎船舶工程有限公司）. In 2006, he joined China Rong Sheng Heavy Industries Co., Ltd （熔盛重工控股有限公司）as the Executive Chief Director. From 2010 to 2012, he was CEO of Shanghai Jiahao Technology & Development Co., Ltd （上海佳豪科技发展有限公司）.
Mr. Zhang obtained a Master in Transportation Management from Dalian Maritime University（大连海事大学）in 1998. He graduated from Dalian University of Technology（大连理工大学）in 1982 with a Degree in Ship’s Design & Fabrication.
Mr. Zheng is responsible for overseeing construction design and production management design of all our projects. From 1996 to 1997, Mr. Zheng worked as an apprentice with Jingjiang Ship Engineering. He was promoted to a technician in 1997. From 2001 to 2003, he was the head of engineering division at JingjiangSumec. In 2004, Mr. Zheng was appointed as the deputy head of the technical department at Jiangsu Eastern and the chief project engineer for the construction of vessels of 7,600 DWT. In 2006, Mr. Zheng was promoted to his current position and he is also the chief project engineer for the construction of bulk carriers of 80,300 DWT. In 1996, he obtained a Certificate in Engine Equipment from Liaoning BohaiShipping Industry School in the PRC.
Mr. Huang is responsible for co-ordinating and managing our construction projects. From 1986 to 1989, he worked in the accounting department of Jingjiang Energy-saving Materials Plant. In 1991, Mr. Huang joined Jingjiang Jointly-Run Shipyard as the supervisor of the machinery and electronics work shop. He was subsequently appointed as the head of hull workshop and the head of logistics management department. In 2005, Mr. Huang was appointed as the assistant general manager and the head of the planning department of Jiangsu Eastern. Mr. Huang was appointed to his current position in 2006.
Mr. Huang obtained a Certificate in Economic Managemen tfrom Economic Management Institute of Yangzhou University in the PRC in 1998.
Mr. Zhu is responsible for co-ordinating and managing our construction projects. Mr. Zhu started his career as a technician with the Jingjiang Jointly-Run Shipyard in 1988. In 1994, he was appointed as the head of the technical department of Jingjiang Ship Engineering. In 2001, Mr Zhu was promoted to assistant general manager and project manager whilst still holding the position as head of the technical department in Jingjiang Sumec and he continued in these roles in Jiangsu Eastern until 2006. Mr Zhu was appointed to his current position in 2006.
In 1988, Mr. Zhu obtained acertificate in Shipbuilding Design and Manufacturing from Wuhan Water Transportation College in the PRC. He was accredited by Taizhou Professional Qualification Accreditation Office in the PRC as a qualified engineer in 2005.
Listed Date 19 Dec 2007
8 Eu Tong Sen Street #13-89,
Telephone (65) 6225-9949
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