Chairman and CEO
Mr. Wade Li was one of the founders of Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group Corporation in 1999. Previously, he was employed by the People’s Insurance Company of China. In 1989, he established Xinhua International Market Development Co., Ltd. and served as its President, investing in a variety of growth industries companies of high-tech, pharmaceutical, medical, real estate and related enterprises. He has extensive experience in corporate operation. Over the past two decades, Mr. Li has focused on China’s ecological agriculture industry, and accumulated significant experience in the field. He has also gained high recognition in the market and related government departments in microbial fertilizer, as well as the planning and promotion of green safe agricultural products.
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 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.
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.
- 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
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.
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.