Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr. HE Yuanping was appointed as an independent non-executive Director of the Company in October 2016. He is the chairman of the audit committee and a member of the remuneration committee and the nomination committee of the Company. Mr. He has years of experience in senior operation and management, with rich theoretical knowledge and practical experience in investment and financing, business management, industrial operations, finance and other fields. Mr. He has been serving as a director, deputy general manager, chief financial officer and board secretary of Beijing OriginWater Technology Co., Ltd. (北京碧水源科技股份有限公司, a company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, stock code: 300070) (“Beijing OriginWater”) since June 2007. He worked as a director, deputy general manager and chief financial officer of Beijing OriginWater Science and Technology Development Co., Ltd. (predecessor of Beijing OriginWater) from September 2005 to June 2007. Mr. He worked as a deputy general manager and the chief investment officer of Beijing Allianz Investment Co. Ltd. from April 2003 to August 2005. Currently, he is also a director of Wuhan Sanzhen Industry Holding Co., Ltd. (武漢三鎮實業控股股份有限公司, a company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, stock code: 600168) a non-executive director of Yunnan Water Investment Co., Limited (雲南水務投資股份有限公司, a company listed on the Stock Exchange, stock code: 6839) and Yingde Gases Group Company Limited (盈德氣體集團有限公司, a company listed on the Stock Exchange, stock code: 2168). Mr. He assumes several social positions, including a member of the Sixth Session of Issuance Examination Committee (GEM) of China Securities Regulatory Commission, a member of the Ninth Beijing Haidian District Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, a vice chairman of the Board Secretary Committee of China Association for Public Companies, a deputy secretary-general of The Listed Companies Association of Beijing, a vice president of Western Returned Scholars Association ANZ branch, a guest teacher of the School of Accountancy of Central University of Finance and Economics and a guest teacher of University of Science and Technology Beijing. He has won several prizes and social recognitions, including China CFO of the Year 2015 by New Fortune Magazine, The Most Popular CFO among Investors of the Year 2012 by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and Golden Shield Award for Excellent Board Secretary of China’s Listed Companies of the Year 2014. Mr. He received a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Nanjing University of Science and Technology in July 1987, a master’s degree in engineering from University of Science and Technology Beijing in March 1992 and a master’s degree in financial mathematics from Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand in June 2000.