Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company
Zhang Shengman, aged 63, has been an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company since December 2006. As at the end of the Reporting Period, Mr. Zhang has also been a non-executive director of Seazen Group Limited (listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange with stock code 01030, formerly known as Future Land Development Holdings Limited). Mr. Zhang worked in the PRC Ministry of Finance as a deputy director and vice secretary from 1987 to 1993. From 1994 to 2005, Mr. Zhang served as an executive director for China, vice president and chief secretary, senior vice director, managing director and chairman of the operations committee, the sanctions committee and the corporate committee on fraud and corruption policy of the World Bank. Mr. Zhang joined Citigroup Inc. (listed on the New York Stock Exchange with stock code C) in February 2006, and up to May 2016 once served as the chairman of the Public Sector Group, chairman and president of Asia Pacific. From August 2016 to March 2018, Mr. Zhang was a non-executive director of Seazen Holdings Co., Ltd. (listed on the SSE with stock code 601155, formerly known as Future Land Holdings Co., Ltd.). Mr. Zhang received a bachelor’s degree in English literature in 1978 from Fudan University and a master’s degree in public administration in 1985 from University of the District of Columbia. Mr. Zhang completed the Harvard Advanced Management Program in 1997.