SENIOR MANAGEMENT



Mr. Ma Yongcang, aged 47, was appointed as our deputy general manager on 15 April 2016. Mr. Ma joined our Group as director of Guizhou Union since July 2013, and is primarily responsible for the administrative and human resources management of our Group. He has more than 13 years of experience in corporate management and the mining industry. Prior to joining our Group, Mr. Ma worked at Hezhang County Wumeng Mountain Iron and Steel Company Limited  from March 2003 to March 2013 as a management executive. Currently, he is also the director of Guizhou Ruilian since May 2013. Mr. Ma graduated from Weining County Vocational Training School majoring in accounting in June 1987.

Mr. Zhang Guoxu, aged 52, was appointed as our deputy general manager on 15 April 2016. Mr. Zhang joined our Group as director of Guizhou Union since June 2011, and is primarily responsible for the investment and business development of our Group. He has over 12 years of experience in corporate management and in the mining industry. Prior to joining our Group, Mr. Zhang has been engaged in trading and coal mines investment and related businesses. Mr. Zhang graduated from Guizhou Normal University and completed his studies in Chinese literature in July 1991.

Mr. Tian Yongchang, aged 52, was appointed as our deputy general manager on 15 April 2016. Mr. Tian is a mining engineer and joined our Group as director of Guizhou Union from June 2011 to July 2013 and, is a director of Union Guli since June 2011. He is primarily responsible for the production and safety management of our Group. Mr. Tian has over 30 years of experience in the mining industry. Prior to joining our Group, he worked for two coal mining companies including Lindong Mining Group as had held various position including head of the mine from July 1985 to July 1998 and Weining County Yinjiachong Coal Company as head of the mine from March 1999 to April 2011. Mr. Tian graduated from Guizhou Machinery and Vocational Training School (formerly Guizhou Coal Mining Vocational Training School) in July 1985.

Mr. Tian Shixiang, aged 27, was appointed as our deputy general manager on 15 April 2016. Mr. Tian joined our Group as a production technical specialist of Guizhou Union since 1 June 2011, and is primarily responsible for the new technology research and development of our Group. Mr. Tian obtained a bachelor degree in public administration and management in June 2010 at Huazhong University of Science and Technology. He is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in engineering (specialising in safety technology and engineering) at China University of Mining and Technology.