DIRECTORS AND EXECUTIVES
Shuibo Zhang - Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board
Mr. Zhang has been our Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors since our incorporation. He has served as Chairman of the Board for Zhejiang Jiuzi New Energy Vehicle Co., Ltd. since May 2017. From April 2016 to May 2017, Mr. Zhang had served as Chairman of the Board for Shandong Ruixing New Energy Vehicles Company Limited. Mr. Zhang was an active investor in several emerging companies in China, such as Manhattan Restaurant Chain Company, Anhui Hengshenguang Electronics Technology Company, and Shandong Caozhou Culture Media Company in 2014 to 2015. He also serves as the Vice President of Shandong Chamber of Commerce.
Francis Zhang - Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Zhang has been our Chief Financial Officer since August 2020. He was the Executive Director of Shanghai Qianzhe Consulting Co., Ltd and was mainly responsible for overseas M&A projects, and follow-on investments and management of newly formed financial holding groups. Prior to that, he served as the Deputy General Manager of Tebon Innovation Capital Co., Ltd and was responsible for its business development and asset management. From May 2012 to May 2013, he was the Senior Manager of the Investment Department at Sanhua Holding Group, during which he was in charge of overseas M&A projects, new financial investments, and post-investment management. From May 2010 through May 2012, Mr. Zhang was the Investment & Asset Management Supervisor at China Calxon Group Co., Ltd.’s Capital Management Centre. He handled private placement of newly listed companies, took charge of other capital market financing access, and reviewed and appraised operating investment projects. Prior to that, he served as the Assistant Manager of the Investment Banking Department of KPMG Advisory (China) Limited from August 2006 to May 2010. He engaged in several auditing and financial advisory projects, which included public-listed companies and IPO projects. Mr. Zhang earned an MBA degree from the University of Birmingham in 2005, his Master of Science in Finance with honors from Leeds Metropolitan University in 2004, and his bachelor’s degree in Economy from Zhejiang University of Technology in 2003.
Qi Zhang - Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Zhang has served as our Chief Operating Officer since May 2020, and is mainly responsible for executing the Company’s strategic plans, expanding the Company’s partnerships, strategic resource scheduling and matching, and implementing solutions for franchisees. From May 2017 to May 2020, he served as assistant to the chairman of Zhejiang Jiuzi New Energy Vehicle Co., Ltd., and strategic director of the public relations department, responsible for marketing development. From May 2015 to April 2016, Mr. Zhang worked at Heze College and One Model Education and Training Co., Ltd. as a corporate training project manager, responsible for assisting in the formulation and implementation of corporate consulting programs for over twenty companies in the automotive industry, real estate industry and wine travel industry. Mr. Zhang graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Heze College in 2016.
BOARD COMMITTEE COMPOSITION
Established in 2017, and headquartered in Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province, Jiuzi Holdings, Inc., through its affiliated operating entities, franchises and operates retail stores under brand name “Jiuzi”, which sell new energy vehicles, or NEVs, in third-fourth tier cities in China. Almost all of the NEVs we sell are battery-operated electric vehicles. We also sell a few plug-in electric vehicles upon demand from vehicle buyers.
We have 31 operating franchise stores and one company-owned store in China as of April 2021. We entered the industry at a relatively early point and have gradually developed brand awareness through marketing and promotional events, and consumer acceptance due to our competitive pricing and large selections of NEVs in third-fourth tier cities. We received “2018 Zhejiang Business New Project” from Zhejiang Province Trade and Business Industry Association in 2018, and “Best Investment Potential” award from Leading Capital Summit for Mid to Small Business in 2019. We have a large number of franchisees and strong customer demand...
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