Mr Yap Soon Yong is our Chief Financial Officer and is responsible for the financial and accounting functions of our Group. His responsibilities include overseeing matters relating to financial administration and the compliance and reporting obligations of our Group. Mr Yap joined our Group in July 2007. Prior to joining our Group, he was the Chief Financial Officer of China Marine Foods Group Pte Ltd from September 2006 to June 2007. From April 2005 to June 2006, he was with Oceanus Bio-tech Holdings Pte Ltd. From May 1996 to April 2005, Mr Yap was with York Transport Equipment (Asia) Pte Ltd where he started as a senior accountant and last held the post of financial controller. From 1992 to 1996, Mr Yap was with Ernst & Young where he last held the position as Audit Senior. Mr Yap obtained a bachelor's degree in accountancy from the Nanyang Technological University in 1992, and is currently a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.
Mr Xu Guang Hui is our Deputy General Manager of Fushun Yongmao Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. and is responsible for assisting the Chairman/CEO and Group General Manager in overseeing the overall operation matters of the Group's Fushun plant in PRC. Mr Xu joined our Group in 2008. Prior to joining our Group, Mr Xu was the Chief Financial Officer of Liaoning North Investment Co., Ltd (辽宁北方投资有限公司) from 2004 to 2008. From 1989 to 2004 he was with Bank of China, Fushun Branch-Business Department (中国银行抚顺分行公司业务部) first as a bank officer and rose to the post of General Manager. Mr Xu graduated from China Institute of Finance (中国金融学院) with a bachelor's degree in finance in 1989.
Mr Shi Yong is our Group Sales and Marketing Manager and is responsible for the sales and marketing operations of our Group in PRC. Mr Shi joined our Group in 2008. Prior to joining our Group, Mr Shi was an engineer of Shenyang Construction Machinery Co., Ltd (沈阳建筑机械厂) from 1985 to 1993 and subsequently from 1993 to 2003 he was the sales manager. From 2003 to 2008, he was the sales manager with Shenyang Sanyo Building Machinery Co., Ltd. (沈阳三洋建筑机械有限公司). Mr Shi graduated from Shenyang Construction University (沈阳建筑大学) in 1985 with a bachelor's degree in engineering.
Mr Liu Xiao Ming is our Production and Quality Control Manager and is responsible for our Group's production process and production plans. Mr Liu joined our Group in August 2006. He was the head of the production department of Fushun Excavator Manufacturing Co., Ltd (抚顺挖掘机机械制造有限责任公司) and was the head of the sales department of Fushun Hydraulic Manufacturing Works (抚顺液压挖掘机制造厂) from December 2002 to August 2006 and from June 1999 to November 2002, respectively. Mr Liu was in charge of the production department of Beijing Juli Engineering Machinery Co., Ltd (北京巨力工程有限公司) from August 1998 to May 1999. From July 1996 to July 1998, Mr Liu was in charge of the technology department of Fushun Hydraulic Manufacturing Works (抚顺液压挖掘机制造厂) and prior to that, he was a technician of Fushun Excavator Manufacturing Works (抚顺挖掘机制造厂). Mr Liu graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering from Northeast Heavy Machinery College (东北重型机械学院) in 1994.
Mr Tian Cheng Tian is our Purchasing Manager and is responsible for the sourcing of and purchase of raw materials for our manufacturing operations. He joined our Group since April 2001. Prior to this, Mr Tian was an engineer of Fushun Civil Designing Institute (抚顺市政设计研究院) from February 1994 to April 2004. From September 1979 to February 1994, he was a technician at Fushun Coal Mine Safety Instrument Plant (抚顺煤矿安全仪器厂). Mr Tian graduated from Liaoning Radio and Television University (辽宁电视大学) in 1992 having majored in Electric Automation. In 2005, he was awarded the Professional Certificate of Specialty and Technology (Senior Engineer) (专业技术职称证书 (高级工程师)) from the Liaoning Provincial Personnel Department (辽宁省人事厅).
Mr Lou Ji Qiang is our Administrative & Project Manager. His responsibilities include the design, development, implementation and maintenance of all human resources initiatives and to manage the administrative functions of our Group. He joined our Group since October 2001. Mr Lou started as an administrative supervisor in our Group and rose to his current position. From March 1997 to October 2001, he was in charge of the personnel department of Fushun Hongyu Industries Group (抚顺宏宇实 业集团). Prior to that, he worked as a production worker in Fushun Excavator Manufacturing Works (抚顺挖掘机制造厂). Mr Lou graduated from Liaoning University (辽宁大学) in 1992 having majored in Chinese Language and Literature.
Mr Yu Hao Bo is our Finance Manager and is responsible for the financial and accounting functions of Fushun Yongmao Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. Mr Yu joined our Group in August 2005. Mr Yu started his career as a projects manager at Fushun Zhongtian Certified Public Accountants Co., Ltd (抚顺中天会计师事务所有限公 司) from July 1996 to July 2005. Mr Yu graduated with a degree in Management from Bohai University (渤海大学) in 2006.