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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Wan Geng Tan

50 2014 President, Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

Li Xin Xiao

48 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accountant

Hua Nan Feng

52 2014 Chief Operating Officer Flight Safety

Zhi Qiang Guo

51 2014 Chief Operating Officer Marketing & Sales

Zi Fang Zhang

56 2014 Executive Vice President, Executive Director

Qian Liu

50 2013 Executive Vice President

Ji Dong Ren

50 2014 Executive Vice President

Zhi Xue Wang

53 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Pilot

Tong Bin Li

53 2015 Deputy General Manager, Chief Engineer

Shao Bin Li

49 2014 Executive Director

Wei Hua Chen

48 2014 Chief Legal Adviser

Liang Su

52 2007 Chief Economist

Bing Xie

42 2007 Company Secretary

Li Hua Yang

59 2014 Non-Executive Director

Xin'an Yuan

58 2014 Non-Executive Director

Wei Guo

2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Shu Ge Jiao

2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Chang Le Liu

63 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Xiang Dong Ning

50 2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

Jin Song Tan

50 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Wan Geng Tan

Mr. Tan Wan Geng is the President, Executive Vice Chairman of the Board in China Southern Airlines Company Limited. graduated from Zhongshan University, majoring in economic geography, with qualification of postgraduate degree. Mr. Tan began his career in civil aviation in 1990 and served as the head of the Infrastructure Department and Director of Human Resources and Administration Department of the Beijing Aircraft Maintenance and Engineering Corporation, the Deputy Director General of Human Resources Division (Personnel and Education Division) of the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), and has been the Director General and Party Secretary of Civil Aviation Administration of China Northeastern Region. He has been the Party Secretary and Executive Vice President of the Company from January 2006 to February 2007; the Party Member of CSAHC and the Party Secretary and Executive Vice President of the Company from February 2007 to January 2009; the Party Member of CSAHC and the President and Party Secretary of the Company from January 2009 to February 2009; the Party Member of CSAHC and the President and Deputy Party Secretary of the Company from February 2009 to May 2011. Since May 2011, Mr. Tan has been the Party Secretary of CSAHC and the President of the Company. Mr. Tan has been the Director of the Company since 15 June 2006 and has been the Vice Chairman of the Board since 24 January 2013.

Li Xin Xiao

Mr. Xiao Li Xin is the Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accountant of China Southern Airlines Co., Ltd. Mr. Xiao graduated from GuangDong Academy of Social Sciences with a master degree in economics and then obtained an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) degree from Tsinghua University. He is a qualified senior accountant and a certified public accountant. Mr. Xiao began his career in July 1991 and served as the General Manager Assistant, Deputy General Manager, General Manager and Deputy Secretary of the General Party Branch of the Finance Department of the Company. He served as the Deputy Chief Accountant and General Manager of the Finance Department of the Company from March 2007 to October 2007. He served as the Director, General Manager and Secretary of the General Party Branch of Southern Airlines Group Finance Company Limited from October 2007 to February 2008. He served as the Director, General Manager and Party Secretary of Southern Airlines Group Finance Company Limited from February 2008 to March 2015. He concurrently held the positions of the Director and Vice Chairman of Air Union Insurance Brokers Co., Ltd. from March 2012 to March 2015. Mr. Xiao has been the Chief Accountant and Chief Financial Officer of the Company since 27 March 2015.

Hua Nan Feng

Mr. Feng Hua Nan is the Chief Operating Officer Flight Safety of China Southern Airlines Co., Ltd. He graduated with a university degree from China Civil Aviation Flying College, majoring in aircraft piloting, and obtained an on-job master degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics and an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) from the School of Economics and Management of Tsinghua University. He is a commanding pilot. Mr. Feng began his career in 1983. He served as the Director of Zhuhai Flight Training Centre of the Company, the Deputy General Manager of Flight Operation Division, the General Manager of Flight Safety Technology Department and the General Manager of Flight Technology Management Department of the Company. Mr. Feng served as the Party Secretary and Deputy General Manager of Guizhou Airlines Company Limited from September 2004 to February 2006, and then served as the Director and General Manager of Guizhou Airlines Company Limited from February 2006 to July 2014. He has been the COO Flight Safety of the Company since August 2014. Currently, Mr. Feng is also the Chairman of Zhuhai Xiang Yi Aviation Technology Company Limited, Southern Airlines General Aviation Company Limited and China Southern West Australian Flying College Pty Ltd.

Zhi Qiang Guo

Mr. Guo Zhi Qiang is the Chief Operating Officer Marketing & Sales of China Southern Airlines Company Limited. He economist, graduated with a master degree from Party School of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region majoring in Business Administration. Mr. Guo began his career in 1980 and served as the General Manager of Transportation Department of Xinjiang Airlines; the Deputy General Manager of Xinjiang Airlines; the General Manager of China Southern Airlines Beijing Office; the Deputy General Manager of China Southern Airlines Xinjiang Branch. Mr. Guo served as the Deputy General Manager of the Shenzhen Branch of the Company from December 2005 to February 2008 and the President and Chief Executive Officer of Chongqing Airlines Company Limited from February 2008 to May 2009, and served as the Deputy Director General of the Commercial Steering Committee of the Company since May 2009 and the Director General of the Commercial Steering Committee of the Company from September 2009 to September 2012. Mr. Guo acted as the COO Marketing & Sales of the Company and the Director General of the Commercial Steering Committee of the Company from September 2012 to July 2014. He served as the COO Marketing & Sales of the Company since July 2014. Currently, Mr. Guo is also the Chairman of Guangzhou Nanland Air Catering Company Limited and Guangzhou Baiyun International Logistic Company Limited, and the director of Xiamen Airlines Company Limited.

Zi Fang Zhang

Mr. Zhang Zi Fang is the Executive Vice President, Executive Director of China Southern Airlines Company Limited. He graduated with an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) degree from Tsinghua University and is a senior expert of political science. Mr. Zhang began his career in 1976. He served as the Deputy Commissar and subsequently the Commissar of the pilot corps of China Northern Airlines Company; as the Party Secretary of the Jilin Branch of China Northern Airlines Company; as the General Manager of Dalian Branch of CSAHC Northern Airlines; as the Director of Political Works Department of CSAHC. Mr. Zhang has been the Deputy Party Secretary and Secretary of the Disciplinary Committee of the Company from February 2005 to December 2007. He has been the Executive Vice President and the Deputy Party Secretary of the Company from December 2007 to February 2009. Since February 2009, he has been the Party Secretary and Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Zhang has been the Director of the Company since 30 June 2009.

Qian Liu

Mr. Liu Qian is the Executive Vice President of China Southern Airlines Co., Ltd. He is graduated from China Civil Aviation Flying College majoring in aircraft piloting and obtained an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) degree from Tsinghua University. Mr. Liu served the CAAC as an assistant researcher of the Piloting Skills Supervision Division of the Piloting Standards Department, an assistant researcher of the Operation Supervision Division, an assistant researcher and the Deputy Head of the Piloting Standards Division, and the Deputy Chief Pilot and Chief Pilot of the Company. He has been the Executive Vice President of the Company since August 2007.

Ji Dong Ren

Mr. Ren Ji Dong is the Executive Vice President of China Southern Airlines Company Limited. He graduated from Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, majoring in aircraft engine design and obtained an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) degree from Tsinghua University, and he is a senior engineer. Mr. Ren began his career in 1986 and served as the Deputy Director of Urumqi Civil Aviation Administration, the Vice President of Xinjiang Airlines, the Party Secretary and the Vice President of the Xinjiang branch of the Company, the Executive Vice President of the Company from March 2005 to January 2007, and the President of the Xinjiang branch of the Company from January 2007 to April 2009. He has been the Executive Vice President of the Company since May 2009.

Zhi Xue Wang

Mr. Wang Zhi Xue has been Deputy General Manager and Chief Pilot in China Southern Airlines Company Limited. He has a university degree. Mr. Wang began his career in 1981. He served as the Manager of the Flight Safety Technology Inspection Division of Zhuhai Airlines Company Limited, Deputy Chief Pilot and Director of the Flight Safety Technology Division as well as the Vice President of Shantou Airlines Company Limited. He served as the General Manager of the Flight Management Division of the Company from October 2004 to February 2009 and the General Manager of the Flight Operation Division of the Company in Guangzhou from February 2009 to July 2012. Mr. Wang has been the Executive Vice President and Chief Pilot of the Company since August 2012. Mr. Wang is also the chairman of Zhuhai Airlines Company Limited.

Tong Bin Li

Mr. Li Tong Bin has been Deputy General Manager, Chief Engineer of China Southern Airlines Co., Ltd. since September 15, 2015. He has college qualification and graduated from Civil Aviation Institute of China majoring in maintenance of aircraft electrical equipment. He obtained on-job Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Hainan University and Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) form Tsinghua University, and is a senior engineer. Mr. Li began his career in July 1983, and was the Deputy Head of Technical Division of Aircraft Maintenance Plant, the Head of Maintenance Plant of aircraft maintenance base and the Deputy Director of aircraft maintenance base, the Director of Aircraft Engineering Department of China Northern Airlines Company, the General Manager of Jilin branch of China Northern Airlines Company, and the Deputy General Manager of Zhuhai Airlines Company Limited. He served as the General Manager of Zhuhai Airlines Company Limited from January 2005 to April 2012, and the Party Secretary and Deputy General Manager of Northern Branch of the Company from April 2012 to April 2014. Mr. Li has been the Chief Engineer of the Company since April 2014. Currently, Mr. Li is also the Chairman of Guangzhou Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Company Limited and Shenyang Northern Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Co., Ltd.

Shao Bin Li

Mr. Li Shao Bin is the Executive Director of China Southern Airlines Company Limited. He graduated with a university degree from the Party School of the Central Committee of CPC majoring in economics and management and is an expert of political science. Mr. Li began his career in 1984, and served as the Deputy Head of Promotion Department of the Company, the Director of Political Department of Guangzhou Flight Operations Division of the Company, and the Director of Political Department and Deputy Party Secretary of Guangzhou Flight Operations Division of the Company. Subsequently, he was appointed as Party Secretary of Guangzhou Flight Operations Division of the Company in May 2004. Mr. Li served as the Party Secretary and Deputy General Manager of Guangzhou Flight Operations Division of the Company from March 2006 to August 2012. Mr. Li has been the Chairman of the Labour Union of the Company since August 2012 and the Director of the Company since 24 January 2013.

Wei Hua Chen

Mr. Chen Wei Hua has been Chief Company Counsel in China Southern Airlines Company Limited since 2003. He graduated from the School of Law of Peking University and obtained an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) degree from Tsinghua University. He is a qualified lawyer in the PRC and a qualified corporate legal counselor. Mr. Chen joined the aviation industry in 1988. He served as Deputy Director, Director of the Legal Affairs Office of the Company. Mr. Chen has been the Chief Legal Adviser of the Company and Director of the Legal Department of the Company since January 2004. Currently, Mr. Chen is also the director of Xiamen Airlines Company Limited.

Liang Su

Mr. Su Liang has been Chief Economist in China Southern Airlines Company Limited since December 27, 2007. He graduated from the University of Cranfield, United Kingdom with a master degree majoring in Air Transport Management and obtained an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) degree from Tsinghua University. Mr. Su was in charge of the flight operations, planning and international cargo project of the Company. From July 2000 to November 2007, Mr. Su was the Company Secretary of the Company. He has been the Chief Economist of the Company since December 2007. Currently, Mr. Su is also the director of Xiamen Airlines Company Limited and Sichuan Airlines Co., Ltd.

Bing Xie

Mr. Xie Bing is the Company Secretary of China Southern Airlines Company Limited. He graduated from Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, majoring in civil aviation management. He subsequently received a master degree of business administration, a master degree of business administration (international banking and finance) and an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) degree from Jinan University, the University of Birmingham, Britain and Tsinghua University, respectively. Mr. Xie is a senior economist. Mr. Xie worked in the Planning and Development Department, Company Secretary Office of the Company and General Office of CSAHC. He has been the Company Secretary of the Company since November 2007.

Li Hua Yang

Ms. Yang Li Hua is the Non-Executive Director of China Southern Airlines Company Limited. She graduated with a master degree from the Party School of the Central Committee of CPC majoring in economics and management and is a senior expert of political science. Ms. Yang began her career in 1973, and served as the head of the in-flight service team, manager of in-flight service division and deputy head of the Chief Flight Team of Air China International Corporation. Subsequently, she was appointed as the General Manager of the Passenger Cabin Service Division of Air China International Corporation in September 2000, the Vice President of Air China International Corporation in October 2002, the Vice President of Air China Limited in September 2004, and Executive Vice President of CSAHC in May 2009. From July 2010 to August 2012, Ms. Yang also acted as the Chairman of the Labour Union of CSAHC. Since 24 January 2013, Ms. Yang has been the Director of the Company. Currently, Ms. Yang is also the Chairman of Southern Airlines Culture and Media Co., Ltd., China Southern Airlines Group Property Management Company Limited and China Southern Airlines Group Ground Services Co., Ltd.

Xin'an Yuan

Mr. Yuan Xin An is the Non-Executive Director of China Southern Airlines Company Limited. He received university education in Aeronautical Machinery from Air Force Engineer University and is a senior engineer. Mr. Yuan began his career in December 1976 and served as the Vice President of Engineering Department of China Southern Airlines Company, the Vice President of Guangzhou Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Co., Ltd., the Chief Engineer and the General Manager of Engineering Department of the Company. Mr. Yuan served as the Executive Vice President of the Company from April 2002 to September 2007. Mr. Yuan has served as the Executive Vice President of CSAHC since September 2007 and the Chief Legal Adviser of CSAHC since July 2008. Since 30 November 2011, Mr. Yuan has been the Director of the Company. Currently, Mr. Yuan is also the Chairman of Southern Airlines (Group) Import and Export Trading Company Limited, China Southern Airlines Group Construction and Development Company Limited, MTU Maintenance Zhuhai Co., Ltd., Dalian Acacia Town Villa Co., Ltd. and Shenzhen Air Catering Co., Ltd, and a director of China Aircraft Services Limited.

Wei Guo

Shu Ge Jiao

Chang Le Liu

Mr. Liu Chang Le has been Independent Non-Executive Director in China Southern Airlines Company Limited since November 30, 2011. He was conferred an honorary doctoral degree in literature by the City University of Hong Kong and is a founder of Phoenix Satellite Television. Mr. Liu has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Phoenix Satellite Television Company Limited since 1996 and the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Phoenix Satellite Television Holdings Limited, a company listed on the Stock Exchange since 2000. Mr. Liu gained widespread recognition both locally and overseas for his enthusiasm for and achievements in the media industry. Mr. Liu is the recipient of numerous titles and awards, among which include “Wiseman of the Media Industry”, “the Most Innovative Chinese Business Leaders in the Asia Pacific Region”, “the Most Entrepreneurial Chinese Business Leaders”, and has been awarded the “Robert Mundell Successful World CEO Award”, the “Man of Year for Asia Brand Innovation Award” and the “Person of the Year” award of the Chinese Business Leaders Annual Meeting. Since 2005, Mr. Liu has been the Chairman of the iEMMYs Festival. In 2008, Mr. Liu received the International Emmy® Directorate Award granted by International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Mr. Liu was appointed as honorary chairman of “World Chinese-language Media Cooperation Alliance” in 2009 and appointed as special consultant to the 8th Council of the Buddhist Association of China in 2010. He served as the Vice Chairman of the 6th Council of The Buddha’s Light International Association, Board of Directors of Headquarters in 2014. Mr. Liu was a member of the Tenth, the Eleventh and the Twelfth National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, served as the Vice Chairman of the sub-committee on Education, Science, Culture, Health and Sport of the Eleventh National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, and is serving as a member of standin

Xiang Dong Ning

Mr. Ning Xiang Dong has been Independent Non-Executive Director in China Southern Airlines Company Limited since December 29, 2010. He graduated from the Quantitative Economics Faculty of the School of Economics and Management of Tsinghua University with a doctor degree. Mr. Ning began his career in 1990 and served as the assistant, lecturer and associate professor at Tsinghua University and the Executive Deputy Director of the National Center for Economic Research (NCER) at Tsinghua University. He was also a visiting scholar at Harvard Business School, University of Illinois, University of New South Wales, University of Sydney and Chinese University of Hong Kong, and the independent director of a number of listed companies including Datang Telecom Technology Co., Ltd., Shantui Construction Machine Co Ltd, Hong Yuan Securities Co., Ltd and Goer Tek Inc.. Currently, he serves as the professor and the doctorate-tutor of the School of Economics and Management of Tsinghua University and the executive director of Centre for Corporate Governance of Tsinghua University. Mr. Ning has been the Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since 29 December 2010. He is also the independent director of a number of listed companies including Aerospace Hi-Tech Holding Group Co., Ltd., Sichuan Changhong Electric Company Limited, Yango Group Co., Ltd. and Weichai Power Co., Ltd.

Jin Song Tan

Mr. Tan Jin Song is the Non-Executive Independent Director of China Southern Airlines Co., Ltd. He graduated from Renmin University of China with an on-job doctor degree in Accounting. Mr. Tan is a Chinese Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Tan began his career in 1985 and was a teacher in Shaoyang School of Finance and Accounting of Hunan Province and the Deputy Dean of the School of Management of Zhongshan University; Mr. Tan is currently the Party Secretary, a professor and a doctorate-tutor of the School of Management of Zhongshan University. He is also a member of the MPAcc Education Instruction Committee, a member of China Institute of Internal Audit, an executive member of Guangdong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of China Audit Society. Currently, Mr. Tan also serves as the Chairman of Guangzhou Zhongda Holding Co., Ltd., the independent director of Grandhope Biotech Co., Ltd., Poly Real Estate Company Limited and Guangzhou Hengyun Enterprises Holdings Limited. In addition, Mr. Tan also acts as the independent non-executive director of Welling Holding Limited. Mr. Tan has been the Independent Nonexecutive Director of the Company since 26 December 2013.