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American Lorain Corp (ALN)

ALN on American Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Si Chen

52 2009 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Zhanhai Yang

52 2016 Chief Financial Officer

Yundong Lu

40 2008 Chief Operating Officer, Director

Maoquan Wei

68 2008 Independent Director

William Wu

38 2013 Independent Director

Dekai Yin

62 2009 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Si Chen

Mr. Si Chen is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of American Lorain Corp. Mr. Chen founded Shandong Lorain, our first subsidiary, in 1994, and served as the chairman of our subsidiaries since that time. Mr. Chen earned an associate degree from Linyi Normal University. Mr. Chen has been our Company’s founder and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since inception. He is the individual most familiar with our business and industry, including the regulatory structure and other industry-specific matters, as well as being most capable of effectively identifying strategic priorities and leading the discussion and execution of strategy.

Zhanhai Yang

Mr. Zhanhai Yang is Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective June 21, 2016. From March, 2016 to May, 2016, Mr. Yang served as Controller of the Accounting Department of Rizhao City XinSanMing Chemicals Co., Ltd. in Shandong Province, China. From November, 2014 to February, 2016, Mr. Yang served as Controller of the Accounting Department of Rizhao City XinMei Real Estate Development Co., Ltd. in Shandong Province, China. From May, 2004 to October, 2014, Mr. Yang has served as the head of accounts balance division and transportation payment and receipt management division, director of materials inspection station, accountant in charge and deputy senior accountant for internal control positions for Rizhao Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. in Shandong Province, China. Mr. Yang received his three-year college diploma in accounting from Inner Mongolia University of Science and Technology in 1984. Mr. Yang is a Certified Public Accountant (“CPA”) in China.

Yundong Lu

Mr. Yundong Lu is Chief Operating Officer, Director of American Lorain Corp. Mr. Lu joined the Company in 1994 and has held various positions since then. From April 2003 to May 2005, Mr. Lu was the General Manager of Beijing Lorain and the Deputy General Manager of our subsidiaries. From May 2005 to February 2007, Mr. Lu was the General Manager of Lorain International Trading and the Deputy General Manager of our subsidiaries. From February to August 2008, Mr. Lu was the General Manager of our subsidiaries. Mr. Lu was recognized as an Outstanding Entrepreneur in Shandong Province in 2007. Mr. Lu earned an MBA from Shandong University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Shandong University. Because of his tenure with the Company, he is familiar with our business and industry, including the regulatory structure and other industry-specific matters.

Maoquan Wei

Mr. Maoquan Wei is Independent Director of American Lorain Corp. He has served as a member of our Board of Directors since 2008, is a retired government official who held various positions in the government of Junan County, Shandong Province, China from 1987 to 2003, during which time Mr. Wei was responsible for overseeing the agricultural development of Junan County in the Shandong Province of China. Most recently, from 1998 to 2003, Mr. Wei was the Chairman of the Political Conservative Conference of Junan County. Mr. Wei also served as the Deputy Secretary of County Committee and Deputy Chairman of Junan County. Mr. Wei has helped lead Junan County to win numerous honors, including Top 100 National Fruit Products County and National Chestnut Base County. Although retired, Mr. Wei’s expertise and experience with the agricultural economy and resources in the countryside is invaluable to our business.

William Wu

Mr. William Jianxiao Wu serves as Independent Director of American Lorain Corporation. Mr. Wu was appointed as a director of the Board and as a member of the Audit Committee, the Compensation Committee, and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee on March 11, 2013. Mr. Wu chairs the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Wu served as a VenturePartner of The Hina Group, a boutique investment banking firm registered with FINRA USA from 2006 to present. During his time with The Hina Group, Mr. Wu was involved in numerous private placements and M&A deals, such as representing Asiainfo Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: Asia) in its merger with Linkage Technologies International Holdings Limited. From 2006 to 2011, Mr. Wu was involved in the closings of transactions which in the aggregate are valued at more than $1 billion in the telecom and the high-tech sectors. Mr. Wu is the founding partner of Yi Jiu Tian Xing (Beijing) Capital Investment Advisory Co. Ltd. which provides advisory investment services in China. Mr. Wu holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronic Engineering from Wuhan University and an IMBA from the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management. He was also awarded the title of “Honorable MBA Alumni” by The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Dekai Yin

Mr. Dekai Yin is Independent Director of American Lorain Corp. He was appointed one of our directors in September 2009. He has been working as the President of Zibo branch of the Agricultural Bank of China since 2004. Before that position, Mr. Yin served as the Vice President and the President at Linyi branch of the Agricultural Bank of China from 1995-2004. Mr. Yin has a degree in economic management and is regarded as a senior economist due to his distinguished expertise in the banking and accounting industries and economic development. Our company greatly benefits from Mr. Yin’s invaluable expertise in banking and accounting systems and operations.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Si Chen

66,000

Zhanhai Yang

--

Yundong Lu

16,154

Maoquan Wei

--

William Wu

--

Dekai Yin

--
As Of  30 Dec 2014

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