Chairman and company CEO
Chuanwei Zhang founded our company in June 2006 and has served as our chairman and our executive officer since then. Mr. Zhang founded Ming Yang Electrical Appliances in 1993 and served as its general manager. He founded Ming Yang Electrical in 1995 and served as its general manager until October 2007. Prior to founding Ming Yang Electrical, Mr. Zhang served as a general manager in charge of the overall strategy, management and administration of the company at Zhuhai Fengze Electrical Appliance Co., Ltd., a Sino-foreign joint venture that develops and sells high voltage switch cabinets, from 1990 to 1993. From 1988 to 1990, Mr. Zhang served as an assistant factory manager and office manager in charge of general operation at the General Factory of High Voltage Switches located in Xinyang City, Henan Province, China. Mr. Zhang has also served as the chairman of the board of directors of several related companies, including Ming Yang Longyuan, a company that manufactures renewable energy equipment, since 2004, Ming Yang Energy Investment since 2007, Ming Yang New Energy since 2008 and REnergy since 2008. In addition, Mr. Zhang has served as a director at Guodian Zhongshan Natural Gas Power Generation Co., Ltd., a natural gas power producer, since August 2005. He is currently the executive chairman of Zhongshan Chamber of Industry & Commerce, chairman of Guangdong Electric Industry Association and vice director of Zhongshan Foreign Affair Association. Mr. Zhang received his bachelor's degree from News College of Chongqing City in 1984 and a master's degree in business administration from a joint program by Hong Kong Baptist University and Sun Yat-sen University in December 2002.
Jianren Wen has over 20-year experience in electricity and electrical equipment industry and is familiar with Ming Yang's operation and management. He served as a senior engineer and vice president of Zhongshan Mingyang Electric Co., Ltd. ("Mingyang Electric"), a company controlled by Mr. Chuanwei Zhang, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ming Yang, from 1995 to 2005, and President of Mingyang Electric from 2007 till now.
Director and Senior Vice President in charge of technology development, marketing and sales services
Song Wang joined us in 2006 and has served as our senior vice president in charge of technology development, marketing and sales services since then. He has served as our director since August 2010. Prior to joining us, Mr. Wang served as a general manager of a subsidiary of China Huaneng Group, a large Chinese state-owned electric power producer, that engages in the manufacturing of electric and automation systems from 1999 to 2006. From 1987 to 1998, Mr. Wang served as a manager at National Academy of Metallurgical and Automation, an institution focused on the automation and electric control technologies, where he was a research and development engineer and also took charge of research and development projects and marketing activities. Mr. Wang received his bachelor's degree in engineering from Hunan University in 1984 and his master's degree in engineering from National Academy of Metallurgical and Automation in 1987. Mr. Wang is one of the ten experts recognized by the national Ministry of Science and Technology on the Large Capacity Wind Turbine Development Team, which is part of China's Eleventh Five-Year Plan efforts.
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Cheng Jiawan has more than 19 years of experience in the heavy machinery manufacturing industry. He is also one of the 10 members of the high-power wind turbine development team within the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology.
Chief Financial Officer
Ricky Ng is now serving as Vice President of Xing Shi Hui Company Limited (“XSH”) responsible for investment and leasing business of catering related properties. Mr. Ng has extensive working experience in finance and audit. Prior to joining XSH, Mr. Ng served as the Senior Audit Manager of KPMG Huazhen, engaging in various industries auditing and IPO projects. He was also the leading audit manager for Mingyang’s IPO. Mr. Ng received his bachelor's degree in accounting from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He is also a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Chief Technology Officer
Qiying Zhang joined us in February 2014 and has served as our chief technology officer in charge of engineering and research and development. Prior to joining us, he served as the chief technology director of Guodian United Power Technology Co., Ltd. Mr. Zhang was a project manager and the technology assistant to the president of aerodyne Enegiesysteme GmbH Shanghai Representative from 2006 to 2011. Mr. Zhang has extensive working experience in wind turbine design and development. Mr. Zhang received his bachelor’s degrees in automotive engineering and a master’s degree in automotive engineering from Tongji University in 2000 and 2003 respectively. Mr. Zhang is currently studying for his doctor’s degree in structure dynamics in Tongji University.