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Directors Profiles

  • Mr. LI Zhen
    Mr. LI Zhen
    Mr. LI Zhen, is the chairman of the Board and general manager of our Company. Currently, he is also currently chairman of the board of directors of Hefei Gotion High-Tech Power Energy Co., Ltd. (合肥国轩高科动力能源有限公司) and executive director, general manager and legal representative of Nanjing Gotion Holding Group Co., Ltd. (南京国轩控股集团有限公司). Previously, Mr. Li served as general manager of Hefei Economic and Technological Development Company (合肥市经济技术发展公司), and a researcher of Hefei Municipal Government Economic Research Center (合肥市政府经济研究中心). He holds an EMBA from Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business in the PRC.
  • Mr. Steven CAI
    Mr. Steven CAI

    Mr. Steven CAI, is a Director and deputy general manager of our Company. Currently, he is also president of the general engineering research institute of the Company. Previously, Mr. Cai served as engineering director of Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited (宁德时代新能源科技有限公司), and member of the electric vehicle safety strategy review committee and the global patent review committee of General Motors Corporation. He holds a master’s degree from Wayne State University in the US.

  • Mr. Frank ENGEL
    Mr. Frank ENGEL
    Mr. Frank ENGEL, is a Director of our Company. He is also currently executive vice president of Volkswagen Group China and head of components and parts, logistics, and quality assurance departments. Previously, he served as production manager of automotive parts at Škoda Auto, general manager of Shanghai Volkswagen Powertrain Co., Ltd. (上海大众动力总成有限公司), production planning manager of Volkswagen brand components in Wolfsbury, Germany, and production planning manager of a production site of Volkswagen Group in Chemnitz, Germany. Mr. Engel holds a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Wolfenbüttel University of Technology in Germany.
  • Ms. Andrea NAHMER
    Ms. Andrea NAHMER

    Ms. Andrea NAHMER, is a Director of our Company. Currently, she is also head of the production, products and investment control business of Volkswagen Group. Previously, Ms. Nahmer served as business manager of NEOPLASTIC GMBH, an executive assistant at Ernst & Young in Hamburg, Germany, and strategic planning personnel of Siemens Transportation Group Inc., and head of controlling logistics and components and head of group sales management of Volkswagen Group. She holds a master’s degree in business administration from University of Political Science and Economics in Germany.

  • Mr. ZHANG Hongli
    Mr. ZHANG Hongli

    Mr. ZHANG Hongli, is a Director of our Company. Currently, he is also executive deputy head of the engineering research institute of our Company. Previously, Mr. Zhang served as head of the material research institute and battery research institute of our Company, a Project Scientist of University of California, Santa Barbara, and chief technical consultant of LifeCel Technology Inc. in the US. He holds a doctor’s degree from Chinese Academy of Sciences in the PRC, and was a post-doctoral researcher at University of California, Santa Barbara in the US.

  • Mr. SUN Zhe
    Mr. SUN Zhe

    Mr. SUN Zhe, is an independent Director of our Company. Currently, he is also co-director of the China Initiative at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, researcher of Center for Local Government Governance and Innovation Research at Peking University, and independent non-executive director of China Resources Land Co., Ltd. (华润置地有限公司). Previously, Mr. Sun served as independent director of MGM China Holdings Limited (美高梅中国控股有限公司), director and professor of Center for US-China Relations at Tsinghua University, and deputy director, professor and doctoral adviser of Center for American Studies at Fudan University. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in law from Fudan University in the PRC, and a PhD in political science from Columbia University in the US.

  • Ms. ZHOU Yi
    Ms. ZHOU Yi
    Ms. ZHOU Yi, is an independent Director of our Company. Currently, she is also chief marketing officer of IBM’s Asia Pacific business and global vice president of IBM. Previously, Ms. Zhou served as chief marketing officer and general manager of digital sales for IBM’s Greater China Group since 2012. She holds a master’s degree from Beijing Foreign Studies University in the PRC, and is now pursuing a doctor’s degree in business administration from a joint program of Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business and Singapore Management University. 
  • Mr. QIU Xinping
    Mr. QIU Xinping
    Mr. QIU Xinping, is an independent Director of our Company. He has worked in the department of chemistry at Tsinghua University since 1996, mainly focusing on researching advanced electrochemical aspects such as lithium-ion batteries, fuel cells and flow batteries. He has published more than 200 scientific papers, applied for more than 20 patents, and received one natural science award by the Ministry of Education and two science and technology awards by the Beijing municipal government. He holds a doctor’s degree in physical chemistry of metallurgy from University of Science and Technology in the PRC.
  • Mr. WANG Feng
    Mr. WANG Feng
    Mr. WANG Feng, is an independent Director of our Company. Currently, he is also chief financial officer of Lightning Express Software (Beijing) Co., Ltd. (闪电快车软件(北京)有限公司). Previously, Mr. Wang served as chief financial officer of Reese Education Cayman Limited (瑞思教育开曼有限公司), Tujia Network Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd. (途家网网络技术(北京)有限公司), Beijing Shenyan Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd. (北京深演智能科技股份有限公司) and Henan Zhongpin Food Co., Ltd. (河南众品食业股份有限公司). He holds an MBA from China Europe International Business School in the PRC and a bachelor’s degree from Beijing University of Technology, and he is also a Certificated Public Accountant (CPA).
  • Mr. YANG Dafa
    Mr. YANG Dafa
    Mr. YANG Dafa, is chairman of the Supervisory Committee of our Company. Currently, he is also the general manager of the eighth business department of the Company’s marketing center. Previously, Mr. Yang served as deputy head and deputy director of the office of the chairman of the Board, head of investor relations at the securities affairs department, secretary to the chairman of the Board, and an engineer of the industrial technology research institute of the Company. He holds a doctor’s degree in engineering.
  • Ms. LI Yan
    Ms. LI Yan
    Ms. LI Yan, is a Supervisor of our Company. Currently, she is also general manager of the financial audit department of Gotion Holding Group Co., Ltd. (国轩控股集团有限公司). Previously, Ms. Li served as financial manager and financial director of Gotion Holding Group Co., Ltd. (国轩控股集团有限公司). She holds a bachelor’s degree and a title of senior accountant.
  • Mr. WU Yibing
    Mr. WU Yibing
    Mr. WU Yibing, is a Supervisor of our Company. Currently, he is also chairman of the labor union of Hefei Gotion High-Tech Power Energy Co., Ltd. (合肥国轩高科动力能源有限公司). Previously, Mr. Wu served as administrative director and manager of the general department of Gotion New Energy (Lujiang) Co., Ltd. (国轩新能源(庐江)有限公司), manager of the general department of Hefei Gotion Battery Materials Co., Ltd. (合肥国轩电池材料有限公司), deputy general manager of Hefei Gotion High Tech Power Energy Co., Ltd. (合肥国轩高科动力能源有限公司), and head of the thermochemistry research office of the Hefei Metrology and Testing Institute (合肥市计量测算研究院). He holds a master’s degree.