Mr. He has served as the Company chairman and director since October 2016. Mr. Zhitao He, is also the Chairman of the Board of Liaison Interactive, a China-listed company. Mr. Zhitao He successfully led Liaison Interactive to list on China’s A share market (ticker: 002280). Mr. Zhitao He was named one of the "10 Top Entrepreneurs of Post-1980s" by Hurun Report and "Top Ten Entrepreneurial Leader of Listed Companies" by Securities Times.
Mr. Chen has served as a director of our Company since 2003 and our Chief Executive Officer since 2000. Prior to his service as our Chief Executive Officer from 1993 to 2000, Mr. Chen served as the CEO of Beijing Chengcheng Medical Electronic Equipment Co. Prior to 1993, Mr. Chen served as an engineer at the No. 2 Academy, Ministry of Aeronautics and Astronautics from 1987 to 1991 and worked at the Head of the Civilian Products Division from 1991 to 1993. Mr. Chen founded Beijng Dehaier Technology Co., Ltd. in 2001 and has served as CEO since that time. Mr. Chen received his bachelor’s degree in 1984 from the National University of Defense Technology and his master’s degree in 1987 from the Ministry of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Mr. Chen has been chosen as a director because he is our CEO, the leader of our Company and a key experienced member of management.
Mr. Richard Chang has been CEO of Beijing Zhineng Technology Co., Ltd. in Beijing China since October 2015. Prior to that position, he served as a Key Account Manager and Business VP at AREVA Inc. in Beijing, China from 2013 through October 2015 and Chief Representative and Regional VP at Ventyx Inc. in Atlanta, Georgia from July 2009 to July 2013. Mr. Chang earned a master’s degree in computer science in 1997 from the University of Texas as Dallas, a master’s degree in automation in 1990 from Shanghai Jiaotong University and a bachelor’s degree in automation in 1985 from the same school.
Mr. Pan has served as a company independent director since October, 2016. Mr. Bin Pan is the Chairman of Shanghai Hubo Investment Management Co., Ltd. He is also the independent director of Hangzhou Liaison Interactive Information Technology Co. Ltd., Shanghai Yaoji Playing Card Co., Ltd, Shenzhen Prolto Supply Chain Management Co., Ltd and Shanghai Zhixin Electric Co., Ltd. Mr. Pan is a partner in Shanghai Capital Law&Partners law firm since June, 2004. He used to be the vice-president at the investment banking division of China Southern Securities Co., Ltd. from March,1997 to June, 2004. Mr. Pan earned his master’s degree in International Economic Law from Shanghai University of International Business and Economics in 1997 and his bachelor’s degree in 1994 from Huazhong University of Science and Technology University.
Mr. Zhang has served as an independent director of our company since 2012. Mr. Zhang has extensive knowledge and experience in accounting from the perspective as an academic and a practicing accountant. From September 2007 to October 2013, Mr. Zhang served as Chief Financial Officer and a Director of Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd. (Nasdaq CM: SINO). From May 2001 until December 2007, Mr. Zhang was a partner in Baker Tilly China, an international public accounting firm. From July 1994 to June 2003, he served as a Lecturer at Monash University in Australia. Mr. Zhang received a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in Accounting from Tianjin University of Finance and Economics. He also received a Master’s degree in Commerce from the University of Newcastle. Mr. Zhang is a Certified Management Accountant in Australia. Mr. Zhang has been chosen as a director because of his financial experience.