People: Kandi Technologies Group Inc (KNDI.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Xiaoming Hu

56 2007 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Xiaoying Zhu

42 2007 Chief Financial Officer, Director

Jingsong Qian

52 2011 Director

Liming Chen

76 2012 Independent Director

Jerry Lewin

58 2010 Independent Director

Guangzheng Ni

74 2010 Independent Director

Henry Yu

59 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Xiaoming Hu

Mr. Hu Xiaoming serves as Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Kandi Technologies Corp., Since june 2007. Prior to joining the Company, from October 2003 to April 2005, Mr. Hu served as the Project Manager (Chief Scientist) in the WX Pure Electric Vehicle Development Important Project of Electro-vehicle in the State 863 Plan. From October 1984 to March 2003, Mr. Hu served as: (i) Factory Director of the Yongkang Instrument Factory, (ii) Factory Director of the Yongkang Mini Car Factory, (iii) Chairman and General Manager of the Yongkang Vehicle Company, (iv) General Manager of the Wan Xiang Electric Vehicle Developing Center and (v) the General Manager of the Wan Xiang Battery Company. Mr. Hu personally owned 4 invention patents and 7 utility model patents, which he transferred to the Company in fiscal year 2012. Mr. Hu’s experience as our Chief Executive Officer and President, as well as Chairman of the Board, and extensive scientific and operational knowledge and expertise qualifies him to serve as Chairman of the Board and led the Board to conclude that he should be nominated to serve another term as a director.

Xiaoying Zhu

Ms. Zhu Xiaoying is Chief Financial Officer, Director of Kandi Technologies Corp., Since June 2007. In addition, since September 2003, Ms. Zhu has served as Chief Financial Officer of Zhejiang Kandi Vehicles Co., Ltd., our wholly-owned operating subsidiary. From January 2000 to September 2003, Ms. Zhu served as the Accounting Manager for Zhejiang Yonkang Automobile Manufacture Co. Ms. Zhu graduated from Hangzhou Electronic Engineering University. Ms. Zhu acquired CIA certificate in 2010 and EMBA certificate from Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2011. Ms. Zhu’s experience as our Chief Financial Officer and knowledge of current corporate finance and accounting techniques and market activities qualifies her to serve on our Board and led the Board to conclude that she should be nominated to serve another term as a director.

Jingsong Qian

Mr. Qian Jingsong is Director of Kandi Technologies Corp., since January 31, 2011. In addition, since October 2009, Mr. Qian has served as Deputy General Manager of Zhejiang Kandi Vehicles Co. Ltd., our wholly-owned operating subsidiary. Prior to joining the Company, from October 2006 to October 2009, Mr. Qian served in multiple capacities for Chery Karry Automobile, including Head of the Engineering Construction Group (2006-2007), Vice Manager of the Q21 Project (2007), Assistant General Manager of the Production Management and Integrated Management Departments (2007-2009). During his tenure at Chery Karry Automobile, Mr. Qian was in charge of quality assurance and participated in strategy, planning and product development work for Chery mini-cars. From August 1999 to September 2006, Mr. Qian served as Deputy General Manager and Executive General Manager of Anhui Huayang Auto Manufacturing Co., LTD, where he oversaw technical improvement, product development, administrative personnel, and external affairs. Mr. Qian received a degree in Professional Ordnance from the Aerospace Staff University in Nanjing, China in 1983. Mr. Qian’s experience in the automobile and mini-car industries and his expertise in quality assurance and planning and product development qualifies him to serve on our Board and led the Board to conclude that he should be nominated to serve another term as a director.

Liming Chen

Mr. Chen Liming has been appointed as Independent Director of Kandi Technologies Corp., effective May 1, 2012. Mr. Chen serves as an advisor to AA Wind & Solar Energy Development Group, LLC. Prior to his current position, from February 2009 to October 2010, Mr. Chen participated in a joint venture with Mr. Qiu Youmin, the former designer of Geely Automobile Co., Ltd., and assisted in the development of super mini three seat pure electric vehicles. From June 2008 to July 2009, he participated in the development of Lithium Iron Phosphate Battery with Shanghai Yuankai Group. Mr. Chen served as a Professor of Electrical Engineering at Zhejiang University from 1983 to 1997. In addition, Mr. Chen served as a visiting scholar in the Electrical Engineering Department at Columbia University in New York City from 1981 to 1983 and as a professor in Electrical Engineering at Zhejiang University from 1960 to 1981. Mr. Chen received his bachelor degree from Southeast University in Jiangsu, China in 1960. Mr. Chen’s experience in the automobile and mini-car industries, extensive electrical engineering experience and knowledge, and knowledge of current corporate finance and accounting techniques and market activities qualifies him to serve on our Board and led the Board to conclude that that he should be nominated to serve another term as a director.

Jerry Lewin

Mr. Jerry B. Lewin is Independent Director of Kandi Technologies Corp., since November 2010. Mr. Jerry Lewin currently serves as Senior Vice President of Field Operations for Hyatt Hotels Corporation and is responsible for managing 35 hotels throughout the North American continent. Mr. Lewin has been with Hyatt since 1987. In his capacity as Senior Vice President, Mr. Lewin supervises a number of areas, including finance, sales and marketing, public relations, customer service, engineering, and human resources. Mr. Lewin serves as a member of the Hyatt Hotels Corporation’s Managing Committee and sits on the board of directors of the New York City Hotel Association. Since July 2009, Mr. Lewin has served as a director and a member of the audit committee of EFT Biotech Holdings, Inc. Mr. Lewin currently serves as the President of the New York Law Enforcement Foundation and as the President of the NY State Troopers PBA Signal 30 Fund. Mr. Lewin has served in various management capacities for several hotel companies in San Francisco, Oakland, Los Angeles, San Diego and Las Vegas. Mr. Lewin received his Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University and completed the Executive Development Program at J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

Guangzheng Ni

Mr. Ni Guangzheng is Independent Director of Kandi Technologies Corp., since November 2010. Mr. Ni is a permanent member of the Chinese Society of Electrical Engineering, and, since 1998, has served as the Deputy Director of Technical Committee & Director of EV Research Institute of National ERC of Power Electronic Technology. Mr. Ni has extensive experience in the areas of electro-technical and electrical engineering. Mr. Ni has served as: Head of Department of Electrical Engineering at Zhejiang University (1994 to 1998), Deputy Director of Electro-technical Theory Committee of China Electro-Technical Society (1989 to 1993), Director of the National ERC of Power Electronic Technology (1996 to 1998) and Deputy Director of the Large Electrical Machine Committee of Chinese Society of Electrical Engineering (1997 to 1999). Mr. Ni received his bachelors degree in electrical machine and a masters degree in Electro-technology theory from Xian Jiaotong University.

Henry Yu

Mr. Henry Yu was appointed as Independent Director of Kandi Technologies, Inc., effective July 1, 2011. Mr. Yu serves as a Managing Director & Regional Manager of Global Financial Institutions (Asia) of Fifth Third Bank. Prior to his current position, Mr. Yu served as Senior Vice President of the East West Bank from July 2011 to September 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Yu served as the President of Shanghai Bosun Capital Advisors in Shanghai, China from January to June 2011. From January 2008 to December 2010, Mr. Yu served as a senior manager of Standard Chartered Bank in China. From November 1999 to December 2007, Mr. Yu served as Managing Director of Global Trade Solutions of SunTrust Bank in Atlanta, Georgia. From January 1995 to November 1999, Mr. Yu served as senior manager of Comerica Bank in Chicago, Illinois. From May 1990 to December 1994, Mr. Yu was a senior manager of National City Bank in Cleveland, Ohio. Currently, Mr. Yu serves as Chair of the Advisory Board of the National Association of Chinese-Americans and serves as an Advisor to China’s Federation of Overseas Chinese. Since 2009, Mr. Yu has served as an International Advisor to Sichuan University Suzhou Institute, and, since 2004, Mr. Yu has served as a member of the Foundation Board Trustees of Georgia Perimeter College. In addition, since July 11, 2012, Mr. Yu has served as a director of the Global Health Action, a charitable organization. From 2003 to 2007, Mr. Yu held Series 7 and 62 Certifications from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. Mr. Yu received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Michigan in 1978 and his MBA in Finance from the University of Detroit in 1980. Mr. Yu’s leadership skills and extensive financial experience qualifies him to serve on our Board and led the Board to conclude that that he should be nominated to serve another term as a director.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Xiaoming Hu

37,523

Xiaoying Zhu

27,555

Jingsong Qian

--

Liming Chen

--

Jerry Lewin

--

Guangzheng Ni

--

Henry Yu

--
As Of 30 Dec 2012

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