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The board of directors

  • Mr. YAO Changlin

    Mr. YAO Changlin, aged 55, was appointed as the executive Director, the general manager of the Company, and a member of each of Remuneration Committee and the Executive Committee, with effect from 11 December 2023. Mr. YAO was a deputy general manager of the Company from December 2013 to December 2023. He is also a director of several subsidiaries of the Company.

    Mr. YAO has been appointed the general manager of Grandjoy Holdings Group (stock

    code: 31), a company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange and a controlling shareholder of the Company with effect from 11 December 2023. He has been a director of Grandjoy Holdings Group since August 2021 and the general legal counsel and chief compliance officer since August 2023. Mr. YAO was a deputy general manager of Grandjoy Holdings Group from April 2019 to December 2023. Mr. YAO joined COFCO Group since March 1993, he had successively served as a finance officer of finance department of China Feed Group(中國飼料集團), a finance officer, assistant manager, manager of finance department and manager of capital development department of China Grain Trading Company(中國糧貿公司), head of finance department, assistant to general manager of Zhonggu Group(中谷集團)and the general manager of Zhonggu Sanya Trading Company(中谷三亞貿易公司), the deputy general manager of COFCO (Hainan) Investment Development Co., Ltd.,(中糧(海南)投資發展有限公司), the deputy general manager, the executive deputy general manager of Sanya Yalong Bay Investment Co., Ltd.,(三亞亞龍灣投資有限公司) and the general manager of the hotel business department of COFCO Corporation. All of the aforementioned companies are subsidiaries of the COFCO Corporation. Mr. YAO has been with the COFCO Group for over 30 years and has extensive experience in property investment, business management, accounting, legal and compliance matters.

    Mr. YAO holds a Bachelor degree in Economics from Anhui University of Finance and Economics in the PRC and an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business in the PRC.