Gao Yanming is our Executive Chairman and is responsible
for the overall strategic development and operations
of the Group.
He started his career as a technician in Daqing Ninth
Oil Production Factory in 1987. In 1992, he joined
Daqing Changsheng Engineering Technology Co.,
Ltd. as the assistant general manager in sales.
He became the chairman and general manager of
Daqing Hi-Tech Development Zone Dafeng Electronic
Equipment Co., Ltd. (“DDEE”) in 1995 and was in
charge of overseeing the electronic engineering
aspects of the business as well as human resources
and finance. He maintained the same duties when
he was appointed as the chairman and general
manager of Daqing Dafeng Oilfield Technology Co.,
Ltd. (“DDOT”) in 2002, Daqing Dafeng Technology
Group Co., Ltd. in 2004, and Daqing Dominator
Pump Manufacture Co., Ltd. in 2005.
Mr Gao was the People’s Representative of the
10th and 11th People’s Congress of Heilongjiang
Province. He served as a committee member of
Daqing City Jiusan Institute and is also the council
member of the 5th China Petroleum Enterprise
Society Council (2004 – 2009). In April 2007, he was
awarded the National Labour Medal by the Chinese
National Federation of Trade Unions. He is currently
the president of Daqing Beijing Enterprises Chamber
Mr Gao obtained his Master of Business
Administration degree in 2003 from the Harbin
Institute of Technology and Executive Master of
Business Administration degree in 2005 from the
Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business.
Executive Director and Vice-President (Sales and Marketing)
Wu Fengwu is our Executive Director and Vice-President
(Sales and Marketing). He oversees the Group’s
sales and marketing activities, including market
development, product and service promotion, as
well as customer relationship development.
Mr Wu started his career in 1997 as an office
secretary in Daqing Mailing Bureau where he was
in charge of the administration and liaison activities
of the bureau. In 2000, he joined DDEE as its deputy
general manager and was responsible for the
administrative functions of the company. He joined
DDOT in 2002 as deputy general manager and led
the sales and marketing activities of DDOT. In 2004,
he was appointed the general manager of North
Winner (Beijing) Technology Development Co., Ltd.
and continued to spearhead the sales and marketing
development of our Group.
Mr Wu graduated from Tianjin University with a
Bachelor of Engineering (System Engineering)
degree in 1997.
Liang Yansong was appointed to the Board on 26 June
2007. He is presently a Professor in the Economic
and Management School of Beijing University of
Technology, specialising in business management.
He has been providing consultancy services to our
Executive Chairman, Mr Gao Yanming.
Mr Liang graduated from the Harbin Institute of
Technology with a Bachelor of Science degree,
specialising in Computer Science and Engineering
in 1982 and further obtained a Master of Science
degree in Management Science in 1984. He was
a lecturer of the Management School of Harbin
Institute of Technology from 1984 to 1991. Between
1992 and 1997, he pursued his studies for a Doctor of
Philosophy degree in the University of Salford in the
United Kingdom. Upon graduation, he joined Harbin
Institute of Technology as an associate professor at
its Management School in 1997.
From 1998 to 2001, he joined the Technical Assistant
Unit of EU-China Dairy Development Project, a
project specialising in the development of the
PRC dairy industry and funded by the European
Union, as a business analyst and local consultant.
He was responsible for developing and inspecting
the implementation of business plans, providing
annual assessments of the business plans, and
training in business management. Prior to joining
the Economic and Management School of Beijing
University of Technology in 2003, he was a professor
at the Management School of the Harbin Institute of
Technology from 2001 to 2003.
Er Kwong Wah was appointed to the Board on 31 August
2007. He has served in the Singapore government
civil service for 27 years including the Public Service
Commission and various ministries such as the
Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Education and the
Ministry of Community Development.
He was the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of
Education from 1987 to 1994, before becoming the
Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Community
Development until his retirement in 1998. He
had previously held a number of public sector
appointments, including the council member of the
National University of Singapore, as well as a board
member of both the Singapore Polytechnic and Ngee
Ann Polytechnic. He had previously also served as
deputy chairman of the Singapore Sports Council,
and chairman and director of various Singapore
government-linked companies. He is currently an
independent director of several listed companies.
Mr Er graduated from the University of Toronto in
1970 with a first class honours degree in Electrical
Engineering. In 1978, he obtained a Master of
Business Administration degree from the Manchester
Business School, University of Manchester.
Lai Hock Meng was appointed to the Board on 1
May 2010. With more than 28 years of experience
in the financial industry, he has worked in the
investment banking, private banking, stockbroking
and venture capital sectors, in addition to serving at
the Monetary Authority of Singapore. His previous
key appointments include Managing Director
(Singapore) of Morgan Grenfell Asia & Partners
Securities, Managing Director (Asia Pacific) of
SocGen-Crosby Securities, and Director and Senior
Private Banker (Singapore & Indonesia) of Citigroup
Private Bank. He is an independent director of
several listed companies including Delong Holdings
Ltd, PureCircle Ltd, China Energy Ltd, China Essence
Group Ltd and ASTI Holdings Limited.
He holds a BA (Honours) degree in Economics from
the University of Cambridge in England. He is also
a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing UK
and a CFA charterholder from the CFA Institute, USA.