Executive Directors
Dr. ZHANG Tianren (張天任)
Aged 55, is the chairman of our Board, president and founder of our Group. Dr. ZHANG is responsible for our overall management and formulation of our business strategies. Dr. ZHANG graduated from Zhejiang University with a master degree of management, and was an honorary doctorate of the International American University and a visiting professor of the Zhejiang Sci-tech University. Dr. ZHANG has 32 years of experience in technological research and development and management of rechargeable battery industry in China. Dr. ZHANG was the factory manager of Zhejiang Changxing Storage Battery Factory during the period between 1989 and 2002, and has been the chairman and the general manager of Tianneng Battery since 2003.

In addition to his key position in our Group, Dr. ZHANG was also a member of the 12th and 13th National People’s Congress, an executive committee member of All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce and vice chairman of Zhejiang Federation of Industry and Commerce. Besides, he was a vice president of China Electrical Equipment Industry Association, vice council chairman of China Battery Industry Association, a member of China EV100, vice president of the National Technology and Equipment Industry Association, president of Battery Industry Association of Zhejiang Province and etc.

Dr. ZHANG was awarded as one of the World Outstanding Chinese at 11th World Outstanding Chinese Award, 1st New Technological Merchants in Zhejiang, 2009 Outstanding Zhejiang Merchants, Top Ten Influential Persons of the PRC Electric Appliance Industry 2009, the Personalities for the Year in the Chinese Market Economy Award 2011, 2012 Bauhinia Cup Outstanding Entrepreneur, the 2012 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, 2014 Honorary Zhejiang Merchant and Distinguished Zhejiang Merchant, 8th Outstanding Entrepreneur of China and 2016 Global New Energy Business Leader. Dr. ZHANG is the younger brother of Mr. ZHANG Aogen.
Mr. ZHANG Aogen (張敖根)
Aged 60, is our executive Director and vice-president and is responsible for our foreign trade and overseas investment functions. Mr. ZHANG joined Zhejiang Changxing Storage Battery Factory as a deputy factory manager in 1988 and was appointed as a deputy general manager of Tianneng Battery in 2001. Mr. ZHANG attended the seminar of business management for senior president in Zhejiang University from September 2007 to December 2008. Mr. ZHANG is a senior economist and has experience in sales management, procurement management as well as trade and investment. Mr. ZHANG is also an elder brother of Dr. ZHANG Tianren, chairman of our Board.
Mr. SHI Borong (史伯榮)
Aged 64, is our executive Director and vice president and is fully responsible for the business of the production bases of the Group in Jieshou and in Wuhu. Mr. SHI joined Zhejiang Changxing Storage Battery Factory in 1989 and was promoted as deputy factory manager of Zhejiang Changxing Storage Battery Factory in 1990. He acted as deputy general manager of Tianneng Battery in 2003 and was appointed as the standing deputy general manager of Tianneng Battery in 2010. In September 2013, Mr. SHI was appointed as the chairman of Tianneng Battery (Anhui) Co., Ltd. and Anhui Zhongneng Power Supply Co., Ltd. Mr. SHI attended the seminar of business management for senior president in Zhejiang University from August 2007 to September 2008. Mr. SHI is a senior economist and has 28 years of management experience in rechargeable battery enterprises.
Mr. ZHANG Kaihong (張開紅)
Aged 60, is our executive Director, vice president and the chief expert of technical center. Mr. ZHANG joined Zhejiang Changxing Storage Battery Factory in 1988 and acted as deputy factory manager of Zhejiang Changxing Storage Battery Factory in 1992. Mr. ZHANG was also appointed as deputy general manager of Tianneng Battery in 2003 and as general manager of Tianneng Wuhu in 2006. From February 2014, Mr. ZHANG was appointed as a vice-president of national level technology centre of Tianneng Group. Mr. ZHANG attended the seminar of business management for senior president in Zhejiang University from August 2007 to September 2008. Mr. ZHANG is a senior engineer with 31 years of experience in research and development, quality control and corporate management of rechargeable battery products.
Mr. ZHOU Jianzhong (周建中)
Aged 47, is our executive Director and vice president. Mr. ZHOU is responsible for promoting the development of strategic and emerging industries of our Group as well as assisting the president in operations and management. Mr. ZHOU joined the Group in 1996 and has been the head of market management section of Tianneng Battery, standing deputy general manager of Tianneng Power Supply, standing deputy general manager of Tianneng Battery, standing deputy general manager of Tianneng Energy Technology, general manager of Tianneng Power Energy and general manager of Tianneng Power Supply Material. He was appointed as vice-president of the Group in 2011. Mr. ZHOU attended the seminar of business management for senior president in Zhejiang University from September 2007 to December 2008, and attended the training program for general managers in China Europe International Business School from July 2017 to March 2018. He is a senior economist with 23 years of experience in the sales and management of rechargeable batteries and corporate management.
Independent Non-executive Directors
Mr. HUANG Dongliang (黃董良)
Aged 62, was appointed as an independent non-executive Director in February 2007. Mr. HUANG graduated from Zhongnan Finance University in 1988 with a bachelor degree majored in economics. Mr. HUANG obtained the qualifications of professor, senior accountant and registered tax agent in China. Mr. HUANG is a certified public accountant registered under the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. HUANG is currently an independent director of Zhejiang Medicine Co ., Ltd. and Lander Sports Development Co., Ltd., which are listed companies on Shanghai Stock Exchange and Shenzhen Stock Exchange in China, respectively.
Mr. WU Feng (吳鋒)
Aged 67, was appointed as an independent non-executive Director in June 2015. Mr. WU graduated from Taiyuan Institute of Technology in 1981 with a master degree of engineering. In 2014, Mr. WU was awarded an honorary doctorate degree by the University of Massachusetts Boston in America. Mr. WU is currently the professor, tutor of PHD students and the chief professor of the energy and environmental materials discipline of Beijing Institute of Technology, the academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, the academician of the International Eurasian Academy of Sciences and vice council chairman of China Battery Industry Association. Mr. WU takes the lead in the field of new secondary battery and related energy resources in China. He took charge of and undertook multiple important and key national researches and special projects. Mr. WU was appointed as the “Chief Scientist of the Special Project of New Secondary Battery of National (973) Key Basic Research Program” by the Ministry of Science and Technology of the PRC for three times in a row. Mr. WU is currently an independent director of EVE Energy Co., Ltd. and Shenzhen Senior Technology Material Co., Ltd., which are listed companies on Shenzhen Stock Exchange in China, respectively.
Mr. Zhang Yong
Aged 42, graduated from Fudan University, majoring in international finance and obtained a doctoral degree in economics. He is currently a researcher of the Comprehensive Research Institute of Shanghai Free Trade Zone of Fudan University, a part time professor of Nanjing University, a part time tutor for postgraduate students of Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and a visiting professor of Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance.Mr. Zhang Yong has been appointed as an independent non-executive director and a member of the audit committee of the Company with effect from 8 August 2018.