Mr. Liu Tongyou (劉同友), aged 48, was appointed as our non-executive Director on September 25, 2015. He is primarily responsible for providing directional guidance on the strategic positioning of our Group. Mr. Liu has over 20 years of experience in corporate finance, legal and business management and in the children’s products industry. He joined the GBI Group in February 1996 and has been the chief financial officer of the GBI Group since then, where he has been primarily responsible for finance, legality, mergers and acquisitions, investor relationships and the internal audit. Prior to joining the GBI Group, from February 1993 to July 1994, Mr. Liu served as manager in the business department of Beijing Standard Consultancy Company (北京標準股份制諮詢公司). From October 2008 onwards, Mr. Liu has been a part-time professor of the Business School of Tianjin University of Finance & Commerce (天津財經大學商學院). Mr. Liu received his bachelor’s degree in science from Fuyang Normal University (阜陽師範學院) in July 1989 and the master’s degree in economics from Tianjin University of Finance & Economics (天津財經大學) in the PRC in July 1992. Mr. Liu received the title of “Top 10 CFO of the Year 2010 in China” awarded by the Chief Finance Officer magazine in 2011.
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