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Haier Smart Home has adhered to the core concept of "good faith management, standardized governance, and transparent information" for a long time. It constantly improved the modern enterprise governance structure, continued to standardize the internal governance structure, which actively created a good external governance environment, and effectively safeguarded the interests of all shareholders, gradually Establish and improve a scientific corporate governance structure and mechanism to promote the stable and development of the company.

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE

Strategy Committee Remuneration Committee Nomination Committee Audit Committee ESG Committee
8 people 4 people 5 people 5 people 4 people
Liang Haishan, Xie Ju Zhi, Wu Changqi, Lin Sui, Dai Deming, Chien Dachun, Wong Hak Kun, Li Shipeng Liang Haishan, Dai Deming, Chien Dachun, Wong Hak Kun Liang Haishan, Wu Changqi, Dai Deming, Chien Dachun, Wong Hak Kun Lin Sui, Yu Hon To, David, Dai Deming, Chien Dachun, Wong Hak Kun Li Huagang, Lin Sui, Eva Li Kam Fun, Chien Dachun

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • Liang Haishan Chairman
    Male, born in 1966, is a senior engineer. He had served as head of the quality department of Qingdao Haier Refrigerator Co., Ltd., general manager of Qingdao Haier Air Conditioner Gen Corp., Ltd, senior vice president of Haier Group, rotation president of Haier Group. He is vice president of the board of directors of Haier Group, and Chairman & CEO of Haier Smart Home Co., Ltd. chairman of 10th session of the Board manager of Haier Smart Home Co., Ltd.; he was rewarded National May 1st Labor Medal, Outstanding Leadership Award of the National Light Industry Enterprise Information (全国轻工业企业信息化优秀领导奖), Top 10 Leaders in China Strategic Emerging Industries in recent year; Prize of Technology Advancement for China Household Appliances, First Prize Award of Science and Technology Progress of China National Light Industry Council, 2017 Forbes China Best CEO of Listed Company, 2017 Taishan Industry Leading Talent of Shandong Province.
  • Xie Ju Zhi Deputy Chairman
    Xie Ju Zhi, male, graduated from Shandong University of Finance and Economics in July 1989 with a bachelor’s degree, and joined Haier Group in the same year. Mr. Xie has experience in whole-process product management, product-wide services and product-wide marketing. Mr. Xie had held senior positions in Electrothermal Division of the Haier Group and East China Marketing and Promotion Division of the Haier Group, and served as the Corporate General Manager of the Customer Services of the Haier Group since August 2002. Since July 2012, he has been the Vice President of Haier Group, and he has been in charge of Haier Group’s integration of community sales services in first and second-tier cities, and developing the online and offline sales of new household products. From December 2015 to date, he has been managing the newly developed business segments of Haier Group, including water purification, logistics, Haier home and Gooday services and has started to concurrently manage the water heater business since 2019. He was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer and an Executive Director of Haier Electronics Group Co., Ltd. since 27 March 2019. Mr. Xie was awarded honorary titles including the Gold Award of Outstanding Contribution Award of China’s Home Appliance Services Industry (中國家電服務行業突出貢獻獎金獎) and Outstanding Entrepreneur of Shandong Province (山東省優秀企業家). Xie Ju Zhi is also a director of the following subsidiaries of Haier Smart Home: Haier Electronics Group Co., Ltd., Haier Water Heaters Holdings (BVI) Ltd., Haier Washing Machines Holdings (BVI) Ltd., Haier Holdings (BVI) Limited, Qingdao Haier Investment and Development Holdings (BVI) Limited, Bloom Trade Limited, Hong Kong Bolang Housewares Trading Company Limited, Health Water Equipment (HK) Co., Ltd., Qingdao Haishi Water Equipment Co., Ltd. and its certain subsidiaries, Haier Electronics Sales (HK) Company Limited, Qingdao Economy and Technology Development Zone Haier Water Heater Co., Ltd., Chongqing Haier Water Heater Co., Ltd., Wuhan Haier Water Heater Co., Ltd., Zhengzhou Haier New Energy Technology Co., Ltd., Qingdao Haier Smart Electrics Equipment Co., Ltd., Qingdao Haier New Energy Electrical Technology Co., Ltd., Qingdao Haier Intelligent Electronics Co., Ltd., Youshuijia IoT Technology (Qingdao) Co., Ltd., Qingdao Goodaymart Lexinyun Technology Co., Ltd. and Designwelt (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. subsidiaries.
  • Li Huagang Director and President
    Male, born in 1969. He has served as the chief operating officer and executive director of Haier Electrical Appliances Group Co., Ltd., a controlling subsidiary of the Company. He is currently the director, general manager and chief marketing officer of China of Haier Smart Home Co., Ltd.. He graduated from Huazhong University of Science and Technology with a bachelor’s degree in economics in 1991, and graduated from China Europe International Business School in 2014 with a master’s degree in executive master of business administration from senior management.
  • Wu Changqi Director
    Male, born in 1955, professor and tutor of doctorate students of department of Strategic Management of Guanghua School of Management of Peking University. He graduated from Shandong University in 1982 with a bachelor degree in economics. He graduated from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium in 1990, with a MBA degree and a doctorate degree in applied economics successively. He was an assistant professor and associate professor of Department of Economics of School of Business and Management of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, professor and director of Department of Strategic Management of Guanghua School of Management of Peking University, deputy dean of Guanghua School of Management, Peking University, Director of EMBA degree programme center and so on. He is currently the president of the National Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone Strategy Research Institute of Peking University (国家高新技术产业开发区发展战略研究院) and president of Guanghua Leadership Research Center, dean of Management School of Shandong University, Shandong University director of the 10th session of the Board of Haier Smart Home Co., Ltd..
  • Lin Sui Director
    Male, born in 1956. He was a partner of Deloitte China (retired from Deloitte China on 31 May 2019). He has been engaged in international tax consulting work in the United States and China for nearly 30 years. He has participated in many professional tax consulting services including multinational investment transactions, mergers, acquisitions and reorganization, listings, financing projects, tax optimization of supply chain, and internal tax risk control in many Chinese international companies. He has extensive experience in corporate reorganization, acquisitions, equity arrangements, tax accounting and business transformation. In recent years, he has been mainly engaged in consulting for the digital transformation of corporate finance and tax management. In 1989, he went to the United States to earn credits for MBA and tax law. He joined Deloitte USA in 1993 and was assigned to Deloitte China in 2002. He is a U.S. Certified Public Accountant. Prior to returning China, he was employed by the Ministry of Science and Technology of China as a member of the National High-tech Development Torch Program Overseas Scholars Advisory Committee and a UN China Development Project Expert. He is currently invited to be an external teacher of China Europe International Business School and Shanghai National Accounting Institute, part-time master tutor of Fudan University and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, deputy director of the advisory committee of the Large Enterprise Tax Institute, and director of the 10th session of the Board of Haier Smart Home Co., Ltd.
  • Yu Hon To, David Director
    Yu Hon To, David, male, holds a Bachelor of Social Science degree from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and an Associate Member of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Yu is a chartered accountant with over 40 years’ experience in the fields of auditing, corporate finance (including advisory on IPO, mergers & acquisitions and financial restructuring), financial investigation and corporate governance. Mr. Yu was formerly a partner of Coopers & Lybrand (now merged as PricewaterhouseCoopers) in Hong Kong with extensive experience in the corporate finance advisory assignments in Greater China for Hong Kong corporations, private equity groups and multinationals. Mr. Yu served as an independent non-executive director and the chairman of the audit committee of Haier Electronics Group Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of the Company, over the past three years. Mr. Yu had served various public offices including being a member of the Listing Committee of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange from 1992 to 1995, a member of the Investment Committee and the Audit Committee of Employees Retraining Board (established under the Employees Retraining Ordinance of Hong Kong) from 1999 to 2020, and a member of the Board of Review (established under Inland Revenue Ordinance of Hong Kong) from 2006 to 2012.
  • Eva Li Kam Fun Director
    Eva Li Kam Fun (name that commonly used is ‘‘Eva CHENG Li Kam Fun’’), female, graduated from the University of Hong Kong with Bachelor of Arts (Hons) and Master of Business Administration degrees. She was conferred with the degree of Doctor of Business Administration, honoris causa, from the Open University of Hong Kong in 2014. Ms. Eva Li Kam Fun is currently the president of Our Hong Kong Foundation. She also serves as an independent non-executive director of Nestle S.A, a publicly listed company on the SIX Swiss Exchange. Since June 2013, Ms. Eva Li Kam Fun also served as an independent non-executive director of Haier Electronics Group Co., Ltd. (a company listed on the Main Board of Hong Kong Stock Exchange), a subsidiary of the Company, until Haier Electronics Group Co., Ltd. was privatized in December 2020. Prior to joining the Our Hong Kong Foundation, Ms. Eva Li Kam Fun had a distinguished career that spanned 34 years with Amway Corporation. When she retired in 2011, she held the concurrent positions of Executive Vice President of Amway Corporation and Executive Chairman of Amway China Co. Ltd. responsible for Amway Greater China & Southeast Asia Region. During the last three years, Ms. Eva Li Kam Fun had also been an independent non-executive director of Amcor Limited (a company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange) from 2014 to 2019, and an independent non-executive director of Trinity Limited (a company listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange) from 2011 to 2020. Ms. Eva Li Kam Fun’s leadership was well recognised in the business community. She was twice named the ‘‘World’s 100 Most Powerful Women’’ by Forbes Magazine in 2008 and 2009. CNBC awarded Ms. Eva Li Kam Fun with the ‘‘China Talent Management Award’’ in its 2007 China Business Leaders Awards. In the areas of public and social service, Ms. Eva Li Kam Fun is court member of the Open University of Hong Kong, advisor of the All-China Women’s Federation Hong Kong Delegates Association, honorary president of the Hong Kong Federation of Women, and permanent honorary director of The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce.
  • Dai Deming Independent Director
    Male, born in 1962. He is a professor and doctoral supervisor of the accounting department of School of Business at Remin University of China. He also concurrently holds other positions such as a vice-chairman of Accounting Society of China, Independent director of the 10th session of the Board of Directors of Haier Smart Home. He served as an independent director for Beijing Capital Development Co., Ltd.(北京首都开发股份有限公司).
  • Qian Daqun Independent Director
    Male, born in 1953. He was served as Chairman of IBM Greater China, Chief Executive Officer and CEO of IBM Greater China. He graduated from the Department of Mathematics, Tamkang University of Taiwan, and studied advanced management courses at Harvard University’s Institute of Business Administration, IBM Global Senior Manager Course, and is currently an independent director of the 10th session of the Board of Haier Smart Home Co., Ltd..
  • Wong Hak Kun Independent Director
    Wong Hak Kun, male, was born in 1956. Bachelor of Social Sciences, University of Hong Kong, with more than 36 years of audit, assurance and management experience in Deloitte China, has been a partner of Deloitte China since 1992, and served as a member of the board of directors of Deloitte China from 2000 to 2008. Before retiring in May 2017, Mr. Wong was act as Deloitte China's National Audit & Assurance Managing Partner. Mr. Wong is member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. He is currently an independent non-executive director of Yue Yuen Industrial (Holdings) Limited (551HK), Lung Kee (Bermuda) Holdings Limited (255HK) and Zhejiang Cangnan Instrument Group Co., Ltd. (1743HK).
  • Li Shipeng Independent Director
    Li Shipeng, male, holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree from University of Science and Technology of China, and a PhD degree from Lehigh University, USA. Mr. Li has extensive experience in areas such as Internet of Things technology, and artificial intelligence. Mr. Li is currently the Executive President of Shenzhen Institute of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics. Prior to that, he served as the Chief Researcher and Deputy Dean of Microsoft Research Asia, Chief Technology Officer of Cogobuy Group, and Vice President of iFlytek Group. Mr. Li is a member of the International Eurasian Academy of Sciences and a fellow of the International Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE fellow). He was listed as one of the world’s top 1,000 computer scientists by Guide2Research and ranked top 20 in Mainland China in 2020. Mr. Li is a renowned expert in areas such Internet, computer vision, cloud computing, Internet of Things and artificial intelligence.

Board of Supervisors

  • Peihua Wang Chairman of the supervisory committee
    Male, born in 1957, senior political analyst, he has served as the deputy secretary of Party Committee of Haier Group Air-Conditioner Head Office (海尔集团空调本部), Washing Machine Head Office (洗衣机本部), and Haier Group Freezer & Heater Head Office (海尔集团冷柜电热本部), chairman of the labor union of Haier Group Technology and Equipment Head Office, deputy secretary of Discipline Inspection Committee etc.. He is the head of the Organizational Department of Haier Group and the president of the 10th session of the Board of Supervisors of Haier Smart Home Co., Ltd..
  • Guoqing Ming Supervisor
    Male, born in 1960, senior political analyst, has served as deputy secretary of Discipline Inspection Committee of Qingdao Refrigerator General Factory, party branch secretary and assistant manager of Qingdao Haier Transportation Company (青岛海尔运输公司), head of the comprehensive department of Qingdao Haier Co., Ltd., deputy secretary of party committee and secretary of discipline inspection committee of Haier Refrigerator Products Head Office (海尔冰箱产品本部), chairman of the labor union. He is the chairman of the labor union of Haier Group, and the supervisor of the 10th session of the board of supervisors of Haier Smart Home Co., Ltd..
  • Yu Miao Employee Supervisor
    Male, Han nationality, born in 1982, Chinese nationality with a master degree. He serves as the legal manager and employee supervisor of the 10th session of the board of supervisors of Haier Smart Home Co., Ltd. since April 2012.

Auditor

  • Hexin CPAs LLP
    Hexin CPAs LLP is an established CPA firm in the People's Republic of China which was approved by the Ministry of Finance. We are qualified to engage in IPO and listed company in China, and we have received the license engaging these business which should be granted by Securities Regulatory Commission of China. Our firm is one of the oldest CPA firms in China. We currently provide audit and other services to more than 150 listed companies. Meanwhile, we have built up a wealth of experience and gained extremely high reputation.
  • Zhao Bo Engagement partner
    Qualification: CICPA, Australia CPA, Canada CPA; National leading accountants.
  • Wang Hui Chief Partner
    Qualification: CICPA, AICPA; National leading accountants; Lawyer qualification