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Executive Directors

Mr. SHANG Bing
Age 60, Executive Director and Chairman of the Company, in charge of the overall management of the Company, joined the Board of Directors of the Company in September 2015. He is currently the Chairman of China Mobile Communications Corporation ("CMCC") and China Mobile Communication Company Limited ("CMC"). Mr. Shang formerly served as a Director of Industrial Technology Development Centre in Liaoning Province, a General Manager of Economic and Technological Development Company in Liaoning Province, a General Manager of China United Telecommunications Corporation Liaoning Branch, a Director, Vice President and President of China United Telecommunications Corporation, an Executive Director and President of China United Telecommunications Corporation Limited and China Unicom Limited, a Vice President of China Telecommunications Corporation, an Executive Director, President and Chief Operating Officer of China Telecom Corporation Limited and the Vice Minister of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China. Mr. Shang graduated from Shenyang Chemical Industry Institution with a Bachelor's degree in 1982. He received a Master's degree in business administration from the State University of New York in 2002 and a Doctor's degree in business administration from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2005. Mr. Shang is a senior economist, has long-term experience in the operations and management in basic telecommunications enterprises, with extensive experience in enterprise management and telecommunications industry. Save as above stated, Mr. Shang has not held any other directorships in any listed public companies in the last three years.
Mr. LI Yue
Age 56, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, in charge of the operation and management of the Company, joined the Board of Directors of the Company in March 2003. He is also the President and Director of CMCC and CMC. Mr. Li started his career in 1976 and previously served as Deputy Director General and Chief Engineer of Tianjin Long-Distance Telecommunications Bureau, Deputy Director General of Tianjin Posts and Telecommunications Administration, President of Tianjin Mobile Communications Company, Deputy Head of the preparatory team and Vice President of CMCC, Chairman of Aspire, non-executive director of Phoenix Satellite Television Holdings Limited and Chairman of Union Mobile Pay Limited. Mr. Li holds a Bachelor's degree in telephone exchange from the Correspondence College of Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, a Master's degree in business administration from Tianjin University and a doctoral degree in business administration from Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is a professor-level senior engineer and had won many national, provincial and ministerial level scientific and technological progress awards. Mr. Li has been engaging in telecommunications network operations and maintenance, planning and construction, operational management, development strategies and has many years of experience in the telecommunications industry.
Mr. LIU Aili
Age 52, Executive Director and Vice President of the Company, principally in charge of planning and construction, network operation and business support of the Company, joined the Board of Directors of the Company in March 2006. He is also a Vice President of CMCC, a director of CMC and a Vice President of China Internet Infrastructure Resources Association. Mr. Liu has been appointed as the Chairman of China Tower Corporation Limited (formerly known as China Communications Facilities Services Corporation Limited) with effect from July 2014. Since November 2012, He ceased to be a non-executive director of China Communications Services Corporation Limited, a company listed in Hong Kong. He previously served as Deputy Director General of Shandong Mobile Telecommunications Administration, Director General of Shandong Mobile Telecommunications Administration and General Manager of Shandong Mobile Communications Enterprises, Vice President of Shandong Mobile Communications Company, Director-General of Network Department of CMCC, Chairman and President of Shandong Mobile and Zhejiang Mobile, and Chairman of CMPak Limited. Mr. Liu graduated from Heilongjiang Posts and Telecommunications School with an associate degree. Mr. Liu also received a Master of Management degree from Norwegian School of Management BI and a Doctoral degree in business administration from Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is a professor-level senior engineer with many years of experience in the telecommunications industry.
Mr. XUE Taohai
Age 59, Executive Director, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company, principally in charge of the corporate affairs, finance and internal audit of the Company, joined the Board of Directors of the Company in July 2002. He is also a Vice President of CMCC, a director of CMC, and director and Chairman of China Mobile Finance. Mr. Xue previously served as the Deputy Director General of the Finance Department of the former Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications, Deputy Director General of the Department of Financial Adjustment and Clearance of the MII and Deputy Director General of the former Directorate General of Telecommunications. He graduated from Henan University and received an EMBA degree from Peking University. Mr. Xue is a senior accountant with many years of experience in the telecommunications industry and financial management.
Mr. SHA Yuejia
Age 57, Executive Director and Vice President of the Company, principally in charge of marketing, data business, corporate customer and international businesses of the Company, joined the Board of Directors of the Company in March 2006. He is also a Vice President of CMCC, a director of CMC, non-executive director of Phoenix Satellite Television Holdings Limited and Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Co., Ltd.. He previously served as Director of the Engineering Construction Department IV Division of Beijing Telecommunications Administration, President of Beijing Telecommunications Planning Design Institute, Deputy Director General of Beijing Telecommunications Administration, Vice President of Beijing Mobile Communications Company, and Chairman and President of Beijing Mobile. Mr. Sha graduated from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, and received a Master's Degree from the Academy of Posts and Telecommunications of the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications and a Doctoral degree in business administration from Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is a professor-level senior engineer with many years of experience in the telecommunications industry.


Independent Non-Executive Directors

Mr. Frank WONG Kwong Shing
Age 68, Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company, joined the Board of Directors of the Company in August 2002. He was appointed as the Chairman of the Audit Committee in May 2013. He currently also serves as the Chairman and Independent Non-Executive Director of Mapletree Greater China Commercial Trust Management Ltd, Non-Executive Director of PSA International Pte Ltd and PSA Corporation Limited in Singapore. He previously served as Vice Chairman of DBS Bank, Chairman of DBS Bank (Hong Kong) and DBS Bank (China) and was a member of the Boards of DBS Bank and DBS Group Holdings. Early on in his professional career, Mr. Wong held a series of progressively senior positions at Citibank, JP Morgan and NatWest. More recently, Mr. Wong was an Independent Non-Executive Director of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited (China), Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd and National Healthcare Group Pte Ltd in Singapore. Committed to public service, he had held various positions with Hong Kong government bodies including Chairman of the Hong Kong Futures Exchange between 1993 and 1998 and member of HKSAR's Financial Services Development Council between 2013 and 2015.
Dr. Moses CHENG Mo Chi, GBS, OBE, JP
Age 66, Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company, joined the Board of Directors of the Company in March 2003. Dr. Cheng is a practising solicitor and a consultant of Messrs. P.C. Woo & Co. after serving as its Senior Partner from 1994-2015. Dr. Cheng was a member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong. He is the founder chairman of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors of which he is now the Honorary President and Chairman Emeritus. Dr. Cheng currently holds directorships in Liu Chong Hing Investment Limited, China Resources Beer (Holdings) Company Limited, Towngas China Company Limited, Kader Holdings Company Limited, K. Wah International Holdings Limited, Guangdong Investment Limited and Tian An China Investments Company Limited, all of which are public listed companies in Hong Kong. He is also an independent non-executive director of ARA Asset Management Limited, a company whose shares are listed on Singapore Exchange Limited. His other directorships in public listed companies in the last 3 years includes Hong Kong Television Network Limited (formerly known as City Telecom (H.K.) Limited).
Mr. Paul CHOW Man Yiu, GBS, SBS, JP
Age 69, Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company, joined the Board of Directors of the Company in May 2013. He was an executive director and Chief Executive of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited from April 2003 to January 2010, the Chief Executive of the Asia Pacific Region (ex-Japan) of HSBC Asset Management (Hong Kong) Limited from 1997 to 2003 and the Chairman of Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited. Mr. Chow currently serves as a member of the Advisory Committee on Innovation and Technology of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, a member of the Asian Advisory Council of AustralianSuper, an independent non-executive director of Bank of China Limited, Julius Baer Group Ltd. and Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd, and CITIC Limited.
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