Mr. Chen Yuanxian General Manager
Mr. Chen Yuanxian, born in 1960, is a doctorate degree holder and researcher. Mr. Chen is also a vice general manager of AVIC. Mr. Chen graduated from Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics with a bachelor degree majoring in man-machine engineering in 1982 and graduated from Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics with a master degree and a doctorate degree majoring in man-machine engineering in 1988 and 1998, respectively. He commenced his career in the aviation industry since 1982 and used to be a technician, vice department director, deputy chief engineer and chief engineer of China Research Institute of Aero-Accessories. He had been the director of China Research Institute of Aero-Accessories since February 2000; director-general of Airborne Equipment Department of AVIC I since February 2003; deputy chief engineer of AVIC I since June 2007; deputy chief economist of AVIC, director general of Strategic Planning Department in September 2008. In March 2013, he was appointed as a director of the board and chief economist of AVIC. He has been the vice general manager of AVIC since January 2017. Mr. Chen was a non-executive Director of the Company from June 2009 to May 2012. From March 2014 to May 2017, Mr. Chen was successively appointed as the vice general manager & chief financial officer and the general manager & chief financial officer of the Company. Mr. Chen was appointed as the general manager of the Company in March 2018 and an executive director of the Company in June 2018.
Mr. Yan Lingxi Standing Deputy General Manager
Mr. Yan Lingxi, born in 1970, is a master degree holder and a senior engineer. Mr. Yan Lingxi is also a director of China Avionics Systems Co., Ltd. and AVICOPTER PLC. Mr. Yan Lingxi graduated from Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics with a bachelor degree in engineering in 1991 and with a master degree in management in 1999. He commenced his career in the aviation industry in July 1991 and worked in the reform bureau of the Ministry of Aero-Space Industry, the corporate management office of Nanjing Jincheng Machinery Factory, the corporate management department and the asset and business management department of Aviation Industry of China Corporation, respectively. He was appointed as the deputy director and the director of the corporate assets management department of China Aviation Industry Corporation II. From October 2016 to February 2018, Mr. Yan Lingxi has been successively appointed as the head of the office of the board of directors and the deputy director general of capital management department of Aviation Industry Corporation of China, and a director of the Board, the deputy general manager and the secretary of the board of directors of AVIC Capital Co., Ltd . From April 2003 to October 2016, Mr. Yan Lingxi has been appointed as the director general of the securities and legal department, the secretary of the Board and the assistant to the general manager of the Company, respectively. In February 2018, Mr. Yan was appointed as the standing deputy general manager of the Company.
Mr. Tao Guofei Deputy General Manager & Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Tao Guofei, born in 1964, is a first level senior accountant. Mr. Tao graduated from Xiamen University in 1985 with a bachelor’s degree, majoring in accounting; and graduated from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in 2001 with a master’s degree, majoring in computer technology. Mr. Tao had been the vice chief accountant, assistant to the chairman of the board, chief accountant, deputy general manager and a director of the board of Jiangxi Hongdu Aviation Industry Group Co., Ltd. from 1985 when he commenced his career in aviation industry to December 2008. He had been a director of the board, deputy general manager and chief accountant of China Aviation Industry General Aircraft Co. Ltd. since December 2008. Mr. Tao was appointed as the deputy general manager & chief financial officer of the Company in April 2018.
Mr. Gan Liwei Board Secretary
Mr. Gan Liwei, born in 1964, is a master degree holder and a researcher. He graduated from Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics in 1987 with a bachelor’s degree, majoring in system engineering and management engineering; and got a master’s degree in 1998 majoring in industrial foreign trade management. Mr. Gan commenced his career in aviation industry in 1987, successively being the engineer and senior engineer of AVIC China Aero-Polytechnology Establishment, deputy division chief, division chief, assistant chief engineer and deputy director of AVIC Economics & Technology Research Establishment, deputy director general of the Development and Research Department of AVICⅡ. He was the director general of the General Administration Department of AviChina from April 2003. He has been the standing deputy general manager of AviChina Hong Kong Co., Ltd since March 2015. Mr. Gan was appointed as the board secretary of the Company in August 2016.