Company Introduction

China Liberal Beijing, an operating company of China Liberal Education Holdings Limited (“CLEU” on Nasdaq), was incorporated in 2011 in Beijing, as an educational service provider.

Our mission is to provide China’s students with the tools to excel in a global environment. We strive to meet the needs of the ever growing number of young talents in China.

We provide a wide variety of educational services and products intended to address the needs of our partnering schools and our students, include services provided under Sino-foreign jointly managed academic programs; overseas study consulting services; technological consulting services provided to targeted Chinese universities to improve their campus information and data management system and to optimize their teaching, operating and management environment, creating a “smart campus”; these consulting services include campus intranet solution buildout, school management software customization, smart devices (mainly Internet of things, or IoT devices, extending the Internet connectivity to physical devices) installation and testing, and school management data collection and analysis, all of which can be specifically tailored to meet a client’s particular needs (“Technological Consulting Services for Smart Campus Solutions”); and tailored job readiness training to graduating students (“Integration of Enterprises and Vocational Education”), acting as the key bridge between our partner schools and employers.

We also develop and provide textbooks and other course materials to students enrolled under the Sino-foreign Jointly Managed Academic Programs to ensure the quality of students’ learning outcomes.

We started our operations in Beijing where our headquarters are located. We established our first branch in Fujian Province in 2011 and subsequently expanded to various locations in the PRC, covering the cities of Hangzhou, Fuzhou, and Ji’nan on the east coast of China.

Management Team

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Jianxin Zhang

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Jianxin Zhang has been our Company’s Chief Executive Officer and the Chairman of the Board since April 2019 and a director and the standing deputy general manager of China Liberal Beijing since January 2015. From January 2013 to December 2014, Mr. Zhang served as a partner and attorney at Beijing H&J Law Firm. From February 2000 to December 2012, Mr. Zhang served as a partner at Beijing Mingtai Law Firm. From September 1995 to January 2000, Mr. Zhang served as the director of the Research and Development Department of China Ocean Human Resources Co., Ltd. Mr. Zhang has over 20 years of management and operations experience in various industries. Mr. Zhang holds a master’s degree in Civil and Commercial Law from Renmin University of China.
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Wenhuai Zhuang

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Wenhuai Zhuang has been our Company’s Chief Financial Officer since April 2019 and the Chief Finance Officer of China Liberal Beijing since March 2019. From December 2017 to February 2017, Mr. Zhuang served as a partner of Yingzhi (Xiamen) Management and Consulting Co., Ltd. From August 2016 to November 2017, Mr. Zhuang served as a project manager of Dingsheng (Xiamen) Investment Co., Ltd. From September 2010 to July 2016, Mr. Zhuang served as a project manager of Bangmeng Huijun Management Consulting (Xiamen) Co., Ltd. Mr. Zhuang holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Jimei University.

Board of Directors

Name Age Role
Jianxin Zhang 49 Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Nan Hu 38 Director Nominee
Ngo Yin Tsang 45 Independent Director Nominee
Xinyu Deng 38 Independent Director Nominee
Wandong Chen 43 Independent Director Nominee

Jianxin Zhang

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

    Mr. Jianxin Zhang has been our Company’s Chief Executive Officer and the Chairman of the Board since April 2019 and a director and the standing deputy general manager of China Liberal Beijing since January 2015. From January 2013 to December 2014, Mr. Zhang served as a partner and attorney at Beijing H&J Law Firm. From February 2000 to December 2012, Mr. Zhang served as a partner at Beijing Mingtai Law Firm. From September 1995 to January 2000, Mr. Zhang served as the director of the Research and Development Department of China Ocean Human Resources Co., Ltd. Mr. Zhang has over 20 years of management and operations experience in various industries. Mr. Zhang holds a master’s degree in Civil and Commercial Law from Renmin University of China.

Nan Hu

Director Nominee

    Mr. Nan Hu is a director nominee of our Company. Mr. Hu has been the Chief Technology Officer of China Liberal Beijing since January 2016. From July 2014 to December 2015, Mr. Hu served as the Chief Product Officer of Beijing Mishi Technology Co., Ltd., a commercial social media platform based on mobile device business cards. From May 2011 to June 2014, Mr. Hu was the co-founder and served as the Chief Technology Officer of Zhimo Network Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd., an iPhone/Android system platform applications development company, providing mobile internet product solutions to leading advertisement and marketing company hdtMEDIA and Weiwang Tonglian Co., Ltd. From April 2008 to October 2010, Mr. Hu served as a research and development engineer and project manager of SA Penbase in France, a company that first developed mobile application platform online, providing mobile terminal data management products. Mr. Hu holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in Computer Science from Université Montpellier II.

Ngo Yin Tsang

Independent Director Nominee

    Ms. Ngo Yin Tsang is an independent director nominee of the Company. Since April 2014, Ms. Tsang has been the executive director of Good Talent Limited, a Hong Kong-based staffing and recruiting company. Since December 2016, Ms. Tsang has been the independent non-executive director of LKS Holding Group Limited, a public company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange engaging in interior renovation for residential, industrial and commercial properties in Hong Kong. Since June 2017, Ms. Tsang has been the company secretary with Zhuoxin International Holdings Limited, a public company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange engaging in the trading of electronic hardware components as well as property development and investment. Ms. Tsang has over 18 years’ experience in auditing, accounting, corporate governance monitoring, and financial management. Ms. Tsang holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Simon Fraser University, a bachelor’s degree in Law from Tsinghua University, and a master’s degree in Law from the University of Wolverhampton. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Xinyu Deng

Independent Director Nominee

    Ms. Xinyu Deng is an independent director nominee of the Company. Since June 2011, Ms. Deng has been the Chief Legal Officer of Baomihua Group, whose subsidiary Baomihua.com is a social media online community with videos, photos, blogs, movies and games. Previously, Ms. Deng has served as an attorney at various law firms. Ms. Deng holds a bachelor’s degree in Law from Peking University.

Wandong Chen 

Independent Director Nominee

    Mr. Wandong Chen is an independent director nominee of the Company. Since December 2016, Mr. Chen has been a partner of Da Hua Certified Public Accountants. From September 2010 to November 2016, Mr. Chen served as a partner of Beijing Dehe Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Chen holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Heilongjiang University of Commerce. He has been practicing as a certified accountant in China for 15 years.

Board Committee Composition

Director Audit Committee Compensation Committee Nominating Committee
Ngo Yin Tsang (1)(2)(3) (1) (1)
Xinyu Deng (1) (1) (1)(2)
Wandong Chen (1) (1)(2) (1)

(1) Committee member

(2) Committee chair

(3) Audit committee financial expert