Mr. Zhenyong Liu, Chairman
Mr. Liu is the founder of the IT Packaging and currently serves as Chairman & CEO, positions he has held since the Company's inception in 1996. Previously, he served as the General Manager of East Central Household Appliance Purchases and Supply Station in Xushui County from 1980 to 1989. Mr. Liu was designated as a representative of the National People's Congress for Baoding City and distinguished with an "Outstanding Entrepreneurs from Xushui County" award in 2002. He was awarded "Outstanding Individual Taxpayers" in 2004 and was elected as a representative of Hebei Province for the National People's Congress in 2005.
Mr. Fuzeng Liu, Director
Mr. Liu has been a member of the Board since November 30, 2007. He also serves as Vice President of IT Packaging, a position he has held since 2002, and is in charge of production supervision and regulation of each plant. Previously, Mr. Liu served as Deputy Secretary of the Traffic Bureau of Xushui County from 1992 to 2002 and as Party Secretary of Dayin Town, Xushui County from 1988 to 1992.
Mr. Marco Ku Hon Wai, Independent Director
Mr. Marco Ku Hon Wai has served on the Board as an independent director and chair of the audit committee since November 3, 2014. Mr. Ku is the founder of Sensible Investment Company Limited, an investment consulting firm based in Hong Kong. He was previously Chief Financial Officer of China Marine Food Group Limited (OTC: CMFO) from July 2007 to October 2013. Prior to his position at China Marine Food Group Limited, Mr. Ku co-founded KISS Catering Group, a food and beverage business in Beijing from October 2005 to April 2007. From October 2004 to September 2005, he worked as the Financial Controller at Hongkong.com Company Limited (a Hong Kong listed company within the China.com Group). From August 2000 to February 2003, he served as Manager of Corporate Services at Logistics Information Network Enterprise (HK) Limited, a subsidiary of Hutchison Port Holdings Ltd., where he later served as Manager of Management Accounting from March 2003 to September 2004. Mr. Ku worked at KPMG LLP from 1996 to 2000, where his last held position was Assistant Manager. Mr. Ku earned a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 1996, and is currently a Fellow Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Mr. Wenbing Christopher Wang, Independent Director
Mr. Wenbing Christopher Wang has served on the Board as an independent director and chair of the nominating committee since October 28, 2009. Mr. Wang has also been serving as President and Director of Fushi Copperweld, Inc. ("Fushi") since January 21, 2008. Mr. Wang also served as Fushi's Chief Financial Officer from December 13, 2005 to August 31, 2009. Prior to Fushi, Mr. Wang worked for Redwood Capital, Inc., China Century Investment Corporation, Credit Suisse First Boston and VCChina in various capacities. Fluent in both English and Chinese, Mr. Wang holds an MBA in Finance and Corporate Accounting from Simon Business School of University of Rochester. Mr. Wang was named one of the top ten CFO's of 2007 in China by CFO magazine.
Ms. Lusha Niu, Independent Director
Ms. Lusha Niu has been a member of the Board of Directors since October12, 2016. Ms. Niu is a public relations veteran with strong background in international business and finance. Since September 2013, Ms. Niu has been the Director of Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, Asia Lead of Financial Communication at MSLGROUP, a global public communications firm. From August 2008 until August 2013, Ms. Niu was an Associate Director at APCO Worldwide, a Washington D.C. based global public affairs consulting firm. Ms. Niu also served as a Consulting Analyst with BDA Consulting, advising global institutional investors on their China deal strategy. Ms. Niu holds a Master’s degree in Finance from the University of Colorado.
For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2019, the Company’s Board of Directors met on at least a quarterly basis. The independent directors had regularly scheduled meetings as often as necessary to fulfill their responsibilities, including at least annually in executive session without the presence of non-independent directors and management as required by Section 802(c) of the NYSE American Company Guide.