INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Mr. Stephen MARKSCHEID , joined the Group in June 2016 as an independent non-executive director of ZZ Capital International Limited (the "Company"), the chairman of Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee of the Company. He obtained a bachelor of arts degree from Princeton University in 1976, a master degree in international affairs from Johns Hopkins University in 1980, and a master of degree in business administration from Columbia University in 1991, where he was class valedictorian.Mr. Markscheid is a partner at Wilton Partners, a Shanghai based boutique investment bank. He currently serves as non-executive director of ChinaCast Education Corporation and independent director of CNinsure Inc., Jinko Solar Inc., China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited. ChinaCast Education Corporation trades Over-The-Counter and CNinsure, Inc. is listed on The NASDAQ Stock Market while Jinko Solar Inc. and China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited are listed on The New York Stock Exchange. However, China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited intends to delist from The New York Stock Exchange after its privatization before end of June 2016, at which time, Mr. Markscheid will tender his resignation. He also served as independent director of China Integrated Energy Corporation between 2011-2014 (a company previously listed on The NASDAQ Stock Market). He is also a trustee of Princeton-in-Asia. From 1998-2006, Mr. Markscheid worked for GE Capital (“GE”). During his time with GE, Mr. Markscheid led GE's business development activities in China and Asia Pacific, primarily acquisitions and direct investments. Prior to GE, Mr. Markscheid worked with the Boston Consulting Group throughout Asia. Mr. Markscheid was a commercial banker for ten years in London, Chicago, New York, Hong Kong and Beijing with Chase Manhattan Bank and First National Bank of Chicago and has years of professional experience in the financial services industries.