Gao Jie has been appointed as an executive Director since 25 May 2016 and is also the executive president of the Company. He is primarily responsible for business development and management of daily operations. Mr. Gao obtained a bachelor’s degree in management information system from Dalian Maritime University (大连海事大学) in Dalian in July 1995 and a master’s degree in industrial economics from Dongbei University of Finance and Economics (东北财经大学) in Dalian in November 1999.
Mr. Gao has over 23 years of experience in finance, banking and investment. Mr. Gao was appointed as general manager of the investment strategy department of Haichang Group Co. and Dalian Haichang Corporation Development Co., Ltd. in November 2007 and March 2010, respectively, and his main duties ranged from strategy development, analysis of the investment market, maintenance of relationships with financial institutions and investors to exploration of new areas for investment. From April 2013 to November 2015, he served as the chief investment officer of the Company and concurrently the general manager of the corporation development department, responsible for strategy formation, investment management, investor relations and legal and internal control compliance. In November 2015, he was appointed as the executive president and chief strategy officer of the Company, responsible for the business development and daily operations management of the Company.