INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Mr. Weidong ZHANG , joined the group in July 2016 as an independent non-executive director of ZZ Capital International Limited (the “Company”), and a member of each of the audit committee, nomination committee and remuneration committee of the Company. Mr. Zhang holds a master degree from Renmin University in Economics, a diploma of Programme for Management Development of Harvard Business School and held a fellowship from Columbia University in New York.Mr. Zhang is currently the deputy chief executive officer of OP Financial Investments Limited (Stock Code: 01140), a company whose shares are listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Stock Exchange”). He is also the general manager of Jin Dou Development Fund, L.P., a joint venture investee of China Investment Corporation and OP Financial Investments Limited, and a partner of Oriental Patron Financial Group primarily responsible for private equity investments. Mr. Zhang has over 13 years of experience in the operation and management of commercial banking, during which he worked in the international business department of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited (“ICBC”) with final position level as deputy general manager of department, including 3 years in ICBC Almaty Branch, where he was in charge of treasury, credit lending and office operations. Moreover, Mr. Zhang has 11 years of investment banking experience, served as executive director of ICEA Finance Group (the investment banking arm of ICBC) and managing director of Alpha Alliance Finance Holdings, responsible for corporate finance and sales department respectively. He is also an independent non-executive Director of Tianjin Port Development Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 03382) whose shares are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange.