Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Richard Rixue Li is our founder and has served as our Chairman of the Board and chief executive officer since our inception. Prior to founding our company, Mr. Li had been engaged in the retail and recycling business of home appliances in China since 1997. Mr. Li is currently attending the EMBA program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. Mr. Li graduated from Nanchang University in Nanchang, China in 1996.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Shaojun Chen has served as chief financial officer since 2015. Previously, Mr. Chen has also served as our vice president of finance from April 2012 to 2015. Prior to joining our Company, Mr. Chen worked as the financial controller at China Dongxiang Group, a company listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, from 2008 to 2011. He worked as finance manager at Li Ning Company Limited, a company listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, from 2005 to 2008 in charge of budget, financial control and financial disclosure. Mr. Chen was an accounting manager focusing on public offering projects at Grant Thornton International Ltd. (formerly known as Beijing JingDu Certified Public Accountants Co., Ltd.), where he worked from 1997 to 2004. Mr. Chen is a Chinese Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Chen received a master degree in accounting from Capital University of Economics and Business in Beijing, China in 2002, and a bachelor's degree in accounting from Beijing Technology and Business University in Beijing, China in 1997.
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Eric Chan has served as our chief operating officer since 2017. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Chan worked as the director of leasing and operations at K11 Concepts affiliated with the New World Development Group from 2010 to 2017. Prior to that, he worked as the general manager of operations at Wharf Group from 2008 to 2010, senior director of asset services at CB Richard Ellis from 2007 to 2008, senior property manager of premier management services at MTR Corporation Ltd. from 2000 to 2007, and training and development manager at Regent Hotel under Four Seasons Hotels and Resort Group from 1998 to 2000. Mr. Chan received a bachelor's degree in hotel management from Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong in 1996.