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Agria Corp (GRO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Guanglin Lai

51 2013 Executive Chairman of the Board

John Fulton

2015 Chief Financial Officer

Kean Seng U.

48 2008 Head - Corporate and Legal Affairs

Joo Hai Lee

59 2008 Independent Director

Xiaosheng Shao

58 2008 Independent Director

Wah Kwong Tsang

64 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Guanglin Lai

Mr. Guanglin Lai, CPA, is Executive Chairman of the Board of Agria Corporation. He has also served as chairman of our compensation committee since March 2010. Mr. Lai also served as our co-chief executive officer from September 2007 to June 2008 and as our chief executive officer from November 2008 to September 2009. Mr. Lai’s wholly-owned investment vehicle, Brothers Capital Limited, is our largest shareholder. Mr. Lai has extensive experience in investments, acquisitions and operation management. Mr. Lai has established many other enterprises in China, Hong Kong and internationally, in particular, animation, logistics and transportation, pharmaceutical sectors, etc. He takes a leading role in respect of strategic planning and business development in his investment portfolio. Mr. Lai is the chairman and executive director of the board of directors, the chairman and a member of nomination committee and a member of remuneration committee of China Pipe Group Limited, a Hong Kong listed company, which is a leading provider to the construction sector offering a wide range of pipe related products, services and solutions to the constructors, designers, consultants and government agencies in Hong Kong and Macau. In December 2009, Mr. Lai was appointed as a director of PGW. Mr. Lai holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Monash University, Melbourne, Australia and master of business administration in finance from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is a certified public accountant in Australia.

John Fulton

Mr. John Fulton is Chief Financial Officer of Company., effective January 12, 2015. Mr. Fulton is a New Zealander and since leaving for the UK in 1999 has gained significant treasury and finance experience with a number of international companies including ICI as Treasury Manager, Coca-Cola HBC as Group Treasurer based in London/Athens and Cadbury Schweppes where he was the Group Treasury Director based in London. In 2006 he relocated to Houston Texas where he held various roles including Chief Financial Officer of Ashmore Energy International, which acquired the global emerging market energy assets from the bankruptcy estate of Enron. From 2006 to 2011 the company more than doubled in size before being broken up with the majority of assets disposed. In 2011 Fulton went onto establish a private consulting company advising infrastructure funds during the early stages of acquisition with projects undertaken in Turkey and Mexico. Fulton has a B.Bus from Auckland University of Technology, he is also has memberships with the Institute of Financial Professionals NZ and the NZ Institute of Chartered Accountants. He has studied at IMD, Lausanne with Coca-Cola HBC under a 12-month advanced senior management-training program.

Kean Seng U.

Mr. Kean Seng U. is Head - Corporate and Legal Affairs of Agria Corporation. Mr. U has extensive experience in advising multi-national corporations and sovereign entities on direct investments in the People’s Republic of China entities. Mr. U previously practiced as a partner in the Singaporean firm of Shooklin & Bok LLP and led a corporate finance team in Allen & Overy Shooklin & Bok, JLV, an international law venture partnership with London-based Allen & Overy LLP. Currently, Mr. U sits as independent and non-executive directors of several publicly listed corporations. Mr. U received his bachelor of laws degree with honors from Monash University in Australia. He is a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria in Australia, an advocate and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore and a solicitor of England and Wales. In addition to his extensive legal knowledge, Mr. U also has a degree in economics and accounting from Monash University in Australia.

Joo Hai Lee

Mr. Joo Hai Lee is Independent Director of Agria Corporation. Mr. Lee has 32 years of experience in accounting and auditing. Mr. Lee joined BDO Patrick Tay & Partners/BDO International Singapore (now known as BDO LLP) in 1983 and became a partner there in 1986 and retired in February 2013 and remained as advisor of the firm. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore, the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and the Singapore and Hong Kong Institutes of Directors.

Xiaosheng Shao

Mr. Xiaosheng Shao is Indipendent Director of Agria Corporation. Mr. Shao currently serves as (i) independent director and chairman of the audit committee of: LightInTheBox Holdings Co. Ltd., a global e-commerce company listed on NYSE since June 2013; UTStarcom Holdings Corp., a provider of broadband equipment and solutions listed on NASDAQ since October 2012; Xueda Education Group, a Chinese personalized tutoring services company listed on NYSE since March 2010; Yongye International, Inc., a Chinese agricultural company listed on NASDAQ since April 2009 and China Biologic Products, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company listed on NASDAQ since July 2008;and (ii) independent director and chairman of the compensation committee of AsiaInfo-Linkage, Inc., a Chinese telecom software solutions provider listed on NASDAQ since July 2010. He served as the chief financial officer of Trina Solar Limited from 2006 to 2008. In addition, Mr. Shao served from 2004 to 2006 as the chief financial officer of ChinaEdu Corporation, an educational service provider, and of Watchdata Technologies Ltd., a Chinese security software company. Prior to that, Mr. Shao worked at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu CPA Ltd. for approximately a decade. Mr. Shao received his master’s degree in health care administration from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1988 and his bachelor’s degree in art from East China Normal University in 1982. Mr. Shao is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Wah Kwong Tsang

Mr. Wah Kwong Tsang CPA, is Independent Director of Agria Corp. Mr. Tsang is a former partner of Hong Kong and China firms of PricewaterhouseCoopers and has over 30 years of professional experience in auditing listed and unlisted companies and providing supports for initial public offerings and acquisition transactions. Currently, Mr Tsang is also an independent non-executive director and the chairman of the audit committee of China Merchant China Direct Investments Limited, a company listed on Hong Kong Stock Exchange; an independent non-executive director and the chairman of the audit committee and a member of each of the nomination committee and the remuneration committee of PanAsialum Holdings Company Limited, a company listed on Hong Kong Stock Exchange; and an independent non-executive director and the chairman of the nomination committee and a member of each of the remuneration committee and the audit committee of Sihuan Pharmaceutical Holdings Group Ltd, a company listed on Hong Kong Stock Exchange and an alternate director of PGW. Mr. Tsang is a fellow member of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a member of Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a fellow member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK.

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