Chairman and Corporate Secretary
Ms. Wang became our Chairperson in 2015. She was Corporate Executive Secretary from 2005 to 2015. Duties include ensuring the integrity of the governance framework, the efficiency of company administration, compliancy with statutory and regulatory requirements and implementing decisions made by the Board of Directors. She was responsible for board and committee meetings, minutes of meetings, annual meeting of shareholders, corporate records, etc. Prior to that, she served as an executive assistant and manager for the Company’s U.S. office from 2003 to 2005. Duties included implementing the decisions of the Board of Directors, handling the company share transactions, liaising with auditors, lawyers, tax advisors, bankers and shareholders on board governance issues to ensure compliance obligations under relevant laws and regulatory authorities. Established sales and marketing channels in the USA for Kiwa bio-fertilizer products. Guided the company through its initial public offering (IPO) and leading Kiwa to becoming a publicly traded and owned entity.
Director of the Board
Prof. Wang became our Vice President of Technology on July 19, 2005, and was elected as one of our directors on July 18, 2007. Prof. Wang has also acted as Director of Kiwa-CAU R&D Center since July 2006. He served as a Professor and Advisor for Ph.D. students in the Department of Plant Pathology, China Agricultural University (“CAU”) since January 2005. Prior to that, he served as an assistant professor and lecturer of CAU since June 1997. He obtained his Master’s degree and Ph.D. in agricultural science from CAU in July 1994 and July 1997, respectively. Prof. Wang received his Bachelor’s degree of science from Inner Mongolia Agricultural University in July 1989. He is a committee member of various scientific institutes in China, including the National Research and Application Center for Increasing-Yield Bacteria, Chinese Society of Plant Pathology, Chinese Association of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine. Prof. Wang’s unique expertise in the field of agriculture offers significant knowledge and experience to the Board of Directors when making critical operational decisions.
Director of the Board
Upon graduating university in 2011 with a Major in Commerce and Minor in Economics degree from University of Toronto in Canada, She began working as an assistant project manager for SCHSAsia, a boutique business consulting firm specializing in events and project management for overseas company wishing to expand into the Asia Pacific arena. Her responsibilities include connecting overseas businesses with established local networks, and seeking sponsorship in the form of cash and goods/services for specific events and programs. Since then, she has been involved in campaigning for WildAid China Office, a non-profit organization with focus on raising awareness on wildlife and climate-change related issues. Her role focuses on establishing an integrated marketing strategy for different programs, budgeting for long term and short term campaigns, developing and maintaining strong relationships with various parties such as donors, and consulting agencies to ensure smooth collaborations of WildAid’s campaigns in China. She has been involved in Kiwa’s “Living Green” agricultural markets network security planning, and company’s microbiological fertilizer market research projects.
President and CEO
Since 1982, he has held managerial positions in state-owned institutions such as the People’s Insurance Company of China, China Xinghua Enterprise Group Corporation and Xinghua International Market Co., LTD.
After leaving the state-owned system in 1999, He founded Kiwa Bio-tech products Group Corp. and serving as the first Chairman and the second CEO of the company. In 2017, he put forward the new concept of the development of harmless agricultural industry chain, led the establishment of the theoretical system and standard system of harmless agriculture, determined the research and development direction of KMF core microbial technology, refined the “scientific farming, standardized management and industrialization” as the theme of the “trinity” new type of agricultural industrial chain business model.
In March 2020, he became the fifth CEO of the company again.
- ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS
Master of Business Administration (2007), University of Western Sydney
- PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
Fellow member of Chartered Accountant, The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England
Fellow member, The Chartered Association of Certified Accountants
Member, The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Member, The Association of International Accountants
Member, The Society of Registered Financial Planners
Member, The Institute of Financial Accountants
Member, The Institute of Crisis and Risk Management
Director of the Board and Vice President
Mr. Yu got into Chinese fertilizer market since 1999. He has loads of experience in market operation and corporate management. Mr. Yu is familiar with the development of China’s fertilizer industry and the distribution of agricultural planting structure, with rich experience in product market positioning and marketing model. Mr. Yu became Kiwa’s Sales and Marketing Director in June 2016. His responsibilities focus on managing the overall marketing strategy of Kiwa, market research, establishing and expanding sales channels, and accomplishing the company’s sales goals. On July 8, 2019, the Board of Directors appointed Mr. Yu as a member of the Board of Directors of the Company.
In 2004, he entered the agricultural field and engaged in the channel design and marketing consultation of bulk agricultural products.
After 2008, based on the knowledge of the whole production process of agricultural and animal husbandry products, he began to enter the large-scale production consulting and eco-agriculture project operation of agricultural products.
In 2013, he entered into the innovation and practice of the channel mode of ecological agricultural and animal husbandry products.
Since 2018, he cooperated with Kiwa Bio-Tech to put forward the development idea of integrating the new agricultural model with harmless planting and breeding, and promote the market expansion of harmless agriculture through the whole process by using our familiar ecological agricultural technology and practical experience.
Since January 2020, he served as the vice president of Kiwa Yangling, responsible for team building, harmless mode design, and sales channel development of the company’s whole line of products.
CTO, Dean of the Kiwa Institute of Ecological Agriculture and Environment
Professor Tong was the chairman of the Plant Nutrition and Fertilizer Society of Shaanxi Province. He is currently a professor and doctoral tutor of the College of Resources and Environment of Northwest Agriculture who is mainly engaged in soil chemistry, plant nutrition, fertilization and environment, modern agriculture, agricultural environmental protection, and food safety research.
Over the years, professor Tong has participated in a number of domestic and international special research projects, and the several projects that hosted the research have won Shaanxi Province and even national scientific progress awards. In addition, he is also the editorial board member of the agricultural core journals, and has published many monographs and more than 180 papers.
He studied at the Swedish Agricultural University from 1992 to 2003 and received his Ph.D. from the Swedish Agricultural University in 2003.
Mr. Xu holds a Bachelor degree in International Accounting from Shanghai Jiaotong University. He is an experienced enterprise manager with impressive track record and extensive expertise in strategic investments, business management, and strategic planning. Mr. Xu has served as Director, Secretary, Chief Financial Officer, and General Manager of several public companies, Fortune 500 companies and China’s top 500 enterprises.