He is also a director of a number of subsidiaries of the Company. Mr. Wu is responsible for the formulation of development strategies, making decisions on investment projects and development directions of the Group. He graduated from Zhengzhou University majoring in English in 1979 and completed the CEO Program for China in China Europe International Business School on 27 March 2005. Mr. Wu is the father of Ms. Wu Wallis, a non-executive Director.
Mr. Wu has over 20 years of experience in real estate development and investment. He started his career with China Textile Import and Export Corporation Henan Branch in 1979. From 1982 to 1985, Mr. Wu was sent by the Department of Foreign Trade of Henan Province to work in Hong Kong. From 1985 to 1986, he was the assistant general manager of Central China International Economic Trade Company Limited (“CCIET”). From 1986 to 1988, Mr. Wu worked as the president and the general manager in Guoguang Industrial Company Limited, a subsidiary of CCIET. From 1988 to 1991, Mr. Wu served as the assistant general manager and the general manager in Central China International (Group) Limited and Central China Overseas Development Company Limited, respectively. He then entered the PRC real estate market in May 1992, when he laid the foundation for the Group and established the「建業」(Jianye) brand name.
Mr. Wu devotes himself not only to the development of the Group’s business, but also to public services and promoting the PRC real estate industry. In 1999, he, together with Mr Feng Lun from Vantone Group, Mr Wang Shi from Vanke Group and other leaders in the PRC real estate industry, co-launched and cofounded China Urban Realty Association, as well as proposed and led the “New Housing Movement”. He served as the third Chairman of China Urban Realty Association from 2004 to 2006. In 2003, Mr Wu was recognized as one of the “Top Ten Figures of the Time in the PRC Real Estate Industry” and of the “Top Ten Meritorious Figures in the PRC Real Estate Industry”. In 2003, he was recognized as one of the “Fifty Influential Figures in the PRC Real Estate Industry in 2003” and of the “Top Ten PRC Outstanding Entrepreneurs of Privately-owned Enterprises in 2003”. In 2004, he was selected as one of the “Influential Figures of the 2004 Housing Changing China”, and was recognized as one of the “Leaders in the Housing Industry” by the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce. In 2006, he was elected as Vice-President of the China Real Estate Industry Association.
Mr. Wu is also active in community services. He was elected as the member of Nation Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and “Henan Top 10 Outstanding Philanthropists” in 2003. In 2004, he was awarded "Outstanding Developer of Socialism with Chinese Characteristics Business". In 2005, Mr. Wu was honored as one of the “Most Influential People of China Property Market in Fifteen Years" and "Henan’s Most Respected Entrepreneurs". In 2006, Mr. Wu was selected as “2006 China’s Most Influential - Representative of Zhengzhou City”. In 2007, Mr. Wu received the “Yellow River Friendship Award” from the People’s Government of Henan Province. In 2008, he was elected as a delegate to the National People's Congress (NPC). In 2010, he was elected as the fourth rotating chairman in office of China Entrepreneur Club, China's most influential organization for entrepreneurs. In 2011, Mr. Wu established “Benyuan Humanities and Charity Foundation”, a nonpublic fundraising educational charity foundation that promotes the education on humanities in the Chinese community. Apart from these, Mr. Wu is the Vice-Chairman of the Federation of Industry and Commerce of Henan Province and a part-time MBA Professor in Zhengzhou University.
Mr. Liu joined the Company in August 2016 as vice president of the Company and the chairman of Central China Real Estate Group (China) Company Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company. Mr. Liu has over 36 years of experience in banking and finance. He obtained a certificate of graduation in banking management from Henan Banking College*(河南銀行學校)in 1979, a certificate of graduation in financial management from Zhengzhou University in 1983, a master degree in economics from Henan University in 1998 and a certificate of graduation in law from Tsinghua University in 2005. Mr. Liu held positions of officer and vice division chief responsible for industrial and commercial credit facilities Luoyang Region Center Branch of People’s Bank of China from 1979 to 1984. Mr. Liu held several positions in Industrial and Commercial Bank of China from 1985 to August 2016, including vice president of Luoyang Region Center Branch, vice president of Sanmenxia City Branch, officer of Henan Province Branch, assistant to president of Henan Province Branch, vice president of Henan Province Branch, president of Anhui Province Branch, president of Chongqing City Branch, president of Henan Province Branch and head of Internal Audit Department of Main Branch. Mr. Liu has an interest in the shares of the Company, details of which are set out in the section headed “Directors’ and chief executives’ interests and short positions in shares, underlying shares or debentures” under Directors’ report in this annual report.
Mr. Wang has over 15 years experience in real estate and capital market. He received his Bachelor's Degree in English from Guangdong University of Foreign Studies and Foreign Trade in 2002 and his MBA from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2011. From 2003 to 2007, Mr. Wang worked as a senior auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers Zhongtian Accounting Firm. From 2007 to 2011, Mr. Wang served as Investor Relations Manager and Senior Finance Manager of Biluiyuan Holdings Limited. Mr. Wang worked for Morgan Stanley Asia Limited from 2011 to June 2018 as executive director. He joined the company as executive director in August 2018.
Mr. Yuan has over 21 years of experience in finance and management. He obtained a certificate of graduation in finance from Shanghai Motor Technical College in 1986 and a master degree in business administration from Macau University of Science and Technology in 2001. Mr. Yuan held several positions in China Vanke Co., Ltd. (“Vanke”) from 1994 to January 2017 with his last position as general manager and legal representative of the companies under Vanke. He joined the Company in February 2017 as the president of Central China Real Estate Group (China) Company Limited, and the chairman of Henan Zhongyuan Central China City Development Limited*(河南中原建業城市發展有限澳门皇家赌场), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company.
Mr. Hu has over 11 years of experience in management and finance. He graduated from Qingdao Technological University with a major in accounting in 2002 and obtained a master of accounting from Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics in 2006. Mr. Hu held several positions in Vanke from 2006 to February 2017 with his last positions as manager of the companies under Vanke.