People: Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMI)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Wenyi Zhang

66 2011 Executive Chairman of the Board

Tzu-Yin Chiu

56 2011 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Yonggang Gao

48 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Haijun Zhao

49 2013 Chief Operating Officer

Gareth Kung

48 2014 Executive Vice President - Finance, Company Secretary

Mike Rekuc

64 2012 Senior Vice President - Worldwide Sales & Marketing

Shiuh-Wuu Lee

65 2011 Vice President - Technology Development

Jyishyang Liu

60 2010 Vice President - Central Engineering & Services

John Peng

48 Associate Vice President, General Manager of China Business Unit

Shanzhi Chen

44 2009 Non-Executive Director

Juen-Yee Lau

68 2011 Non-Executive Director

Jie Zhou

45 2009 Non-Executive Director

William Brown

55 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Sean Maloney

56 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Frank Meng

52 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Lip-Bu Tan

54 2001 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Wenyi Zhang

Mr. Zhang Wenyi is Executive Chairman of the Board of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation. Mr. Zhang Wenyi joined SMIC in 2011. He has been a Director of SMIC since 2011 and is also a director of several subsidiaries of the Group. Mr. Zhang is an electronics industry veteran and entrepreneur well known for his achievements in both the semiconductor and CRT industries. Mr. Zhang previously served as the Chairman of the Board of Shanghai Hua Hong (Group) Co., Ltd., China's first 8-inch foundry, and Chairman of the Board of Shanghai Hua Hong NEC Electronics Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Hua Hong Group, where he transformed its business model into that of a foundry services company. He was also Chairman of Shanghai Hua Hong International, Inc., where he spearheaded the implementation of international and professional management practices. Mr. Zhang was previously General Manager of Shaanxi IRICO Color Picture Tube Plant and President and Chairman of IRICO Group Corporation. Under his leadership, IRICO stood out among fierce competition as China’s most profitable CRT manufacturer. Mr. Zhang has also served as Vice Minister of China's Ministry of Electronics Industry. In this capacity, he oversaw the development of China's electronic devices and components industry and was responsible for managing the Electronics Industrial Fund, which supports emerging technologies and innovation within the industry. Mr. Zhang received his Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Tsinghua University in Beijing and holds the professional title of senior engineer. He is a member of the 11th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.

Tzu-Yin Chiu

Dr. Tzu-Yin Chiu is Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation since August 5, 2011. He is also a director of almost all of the Group's subsidiaries. Dr. Chiu is a semiconductor industry veteran with over 30 years of experience spanning technology research, business development, operations and corporate management. Prior to joining SMIC, Dr. Chiu was President and CEO of Hua Hong NEC. He has served in various executive positions across the semiconductor industry, including as President and COO of Silterra Malaysia, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Hua Hong International Management and President of Hua Hong Semiconductor International, Senior Vice President of Shanghai Operations at SMIC, and Senior Director of Fab Operations at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (TSMC). He began his career in the United States at AT&T Bell Laboratories, rising to become the department head of its High Speed Electronics Research Department and Silicon Research Operations Department. Dr. Chiu holds a bachelor's degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a Ph.D. in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of California, Berkeley, and an executive Master of Business Administration from Columbia University. A senior member of the IEEE, Dr. Chiu holds ten semiconductor technology patents in the US with three patents pending, and has published over thirty technical articles.

Yonggang Gao

Mr. Gao Yonggang is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation since February 17, 2014. Dr. Gao was appointed as a non-executive Director in 2009 and has been re-designated as an executive Director since 17 June 2013. Prior to joining the Company in 2013, Dr. Gao was the CFO of the China Academy of Telecommunications Technology (Datang Telecom Technology & Industry Group), the Chairman of Datang Capital (Beijing) Co., Ltd. and Datang Telecom Group Finance Co., Ltd., and an executive director of Datang Hi-Tech Venture Capital Investment Co., Ltd. He was also a director and the Senior Vice President of Datang Telecom Technology & Industry Holdings Co., Ltd.. Dr. Gao graduated from Nankai University with a Ph.D. in management. He is a standing committee member of Accounting Society of China and also a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

Haijun Zhao

Dr. Haijun Zhao is Chief Operating Officer of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp since April 25, 2013. He joined the Company in 2010, and was named Vice President of North Operations in September 2011. In June 2012 he was promoted to Senior Vice President. He has 21 years of experience in semiconductor operations and technology development, most recently as a vice president of technology development, product engineering and Greater China business at ProMOS Technologies in Taiwan. He also previously held management positions at TECH Semiconductor Singapore. Dr. Zhao received his Bachelor of Science and Ph.D. from Tsinghua University, and his Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago. He holds two semiconductor technology patents in the United States, with two pending, and has nine published technical papers

Gareth Kung

Mr. Gareth Kung is Executive Vice President - Finance, Company Secretary of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation since February 17, 2014. Mr. Kung had over 22 of experience working as a chief financial officer of publicly listed companies, private equity investment manager, banker and auditor. From 2003 to 2009, Mr. Kung worked at SMIC as the Group Treasurer and subsequently as the Group Controller. Mr. Kung earned his Master of Business Administration from The University of Western Ontario and a bachelor's degree in accountancy from National University of Singapore. Mr. Kung is a Certified Public Accountant in Hong Kong, Australia and Singapore as well as a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Mr. Kung is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Mike Rekuc

Mr. Mike Rekuc is appointed as the Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales & Marketing at Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation. Mr. Rekuc joined SMIC in 2011 as President of SMIC Americas. Mr. Rekuc is a distinguished industry veteran with four decades of semiconductor experience in both the United States and Asia. Before joining SMIC, he was President of Grace Semiconductor USA for Shanghai-based foundry Grace Semiconductor. Before Grace, he was Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing and President of the Americas Region for Singapore-based Chartered Semiconductor (now part of GlobalFoundries) from 1999 to 2010. Prior to joining Chartered, Mr. Rekuc spent 23 years at Motorola, rising from a district sales engineer in Motorola's semiconductor sector to become Vice President and Global Sales Director of its World Wide Wireless Subscribers Group. Mr. Rekuc began his career working for the United States Navy as a civilian semiconductor specialist. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Lawrence Technological University.

Shiuh-Wuu Lee

Dr. Shiuh-Wuu Lee is Vice President of Technology Development of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation since September 2011. Dr. Lee has over 30 years of experience in the semiconductor industry. Prior to arriving at SMIC, he distinguished himself at Intel and AT&T Bell Laboratories, where he was engaged in logic technology development and developed tools for microprocessor design. Dr. Lee received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. He is actively involved in semiconductor technology conferences, and he has 54 published technical journal and conference papers. He is the holder of three patents.

Jyishyang Liu

Mr. Jyishyang Liu is Vice President of Central Engineering & Services at Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation since 2010. He has been Acting Vice President of Central Operations since September 2011. In June 2012 he was promoted to Senior Vice President. He has 28 years of experience in the international semiconductor industry, beginning with research & development work at Motorola and Bell Laboratories, as well as operations management at UMC. Dr. Liu received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from National Tsing Hua University and completed his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has seven published technical papers and holds two patents.

John Peng

Mr. John Peng is Associate Vice President and General Manager of China Business Unit of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation. Mr. Peng first joined SMIC in 2001 and is currently General manager of China Business Unit. Prior to joining SMIC, he was Sr. Operation Director of Wuxi CSMC-HJ Semiconductor Company Limited and was responsible for Fab, PC&MC, Facility and IT. He was also deputy general manager & Fab director in Huajing MOS BU, responsible for China national 908 project AT&T (Lucent) technology transfer and built China most advanced 6” fab in 1996. He also published more than 10 technical articles. He received his Bachelor's degree in Physics from Sichuan University. He is a Ph.D. candidate in Microelectronics of Southeast University and he received his master's degree in Microelectronics from Xidian University in 1988.

Shanzhi Chen

Dr. Chen Shanzhi is Non-Executive Director of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation since June 23, 2009. Dr. Chen is currently the SVP, CTO and CIO of China Academy of Telecommunications Technology (Datang Telecom Technology & Industry Group). He is also the Senior Vice President of Datang Telecom Technology & Industry Holdings Co. Ltd., where he is responsible for strategy development, technology and standard development, corporate IT, strategic alliances and cooperation, investment budget management, and external Industrial Investment. Dr. Chen is a member of the group of the Information technology of the National High Technology Research and Development Program of China (863 Program). Dr. Chen received his Bachelor degree from Xidian University, Master degree from China Academy of Posts and Telecommunications of Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications and Ph. D. from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications. Dr. Chen has 20 years of experience in the field of information and communication technology where he has been involved in research and development, technology and strategy management. He has published a book and nearly 100 papers in the domestic and foreign academic conferences and publications, most of which were published by SCI and EI and many of his papers have received awards. At present, he has applied for more than 10 national invention patents.

Juen-Yee Lau

Prof. Juen-Yee (Lawrence) Lau is Non-Executive Director of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation since June 30, 2011. He received his Bachelor of Science degree (with Great Distinction) in Physics and Economics from Stanford University in 1964 and his Master of Arts and Ph.D. degrees in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley in 1966 and 1969 respectively. He joined the faculty of the Department of Economics at Stanford University in 1966, becoming Professor of Economics in 1976 and the first Kwoh-Ting Li Professor in Economic Development at Stanford University in 1992. From 1992 to 1996, he served as a Co-Director of the Asia-Pacific Research Center at Stanford University, and from 1997 to 1999, as the Director of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. He became Kwoh-Ting Li Professor in Economic Development, Emeritus, at Stanford University upon his retirement in 2006. From 2004 to 2010, Professor Lau served as Vice-Chancellor (President) of The Chinese University of Hong Kong. In 2010, he was appointed Chairman of CIC International (Hong Kong) Co., Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Investment Corporation, and serves concurrently as Ralph and Claire Landau Professor of Economics at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is also non-executive Vice-Chairman of CITIC Capital Holdings Limited, and an independent non-executive director of CNOOC Limited and Far EasTone Telecommunications Company Limited.

Jie Zhou

Mr. Zhou Jie is Non-Executive Director of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation since January 23, 2009. Mr. Zhou is an executive director and the executive vice president of Shanghai Industrial Investment (Holdings) Co. Ltd. (SIIC), an executive director and the executive deputy CEO of Shanghai Industrial Holdings Limited (SIHL). He is also a director of certain subsidiaries of SIIC and SIHL. Mr. Zhou graduated from Shanghai Jiaotong University with a master's degree in management science and engineering. He is currently the chairman of the supervisory committee of Shanghai Pharmaceuticals Holdings Co., Ltd.. He was the deputy general manager of the investment banking head office of Shanghai Wanguo Holdings Ltd. (now Shenyin & Wanguo Securities Co. Ltd.) and had held the positions of the chairman and general manager of Shanghai S.I. Capital Co. Ltd. He has over 20 years’ experience in investment banking and capital market operation.

William Brown

Mr. William Tudor Brown is Independent Non-Executive Director of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp since August 8, 2013. He is Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology and a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. He holds a Master of Arts (Cantab) Degree in Electrical Sciences from Cambridge University. Mr. Brown was one of the founders of ARM Holdings plc, a British multinational semiconductor and software design company listed on London Stock Exchange and NASDAQ. In ARM Holdings plc, he served as President during the period from July 2008 to May 2012. His previous roles include Engineering Director and Chief Technology Officer, Executive Vice President Global Development and Chief Operating Officer. He had responsibility for developing high-level relationships with industry Partners and governmental agencies and for regional development. Before joining ARM Holdings plc, Mr. Brown was Principal Engineer at Acorn Computers and worked exclusively on the ARM R&D programme since 1984. Mr. Brown served as a director at ARM Holdings plc from October 2001 to May 2012. He was also a director of ARM Ltd. During May 2005 to Feb 2013, he was a director of ANT Software PLC (a company listed on AIM of London Stock Exchange). Mr. Brown served on the UK Government Asia Task Force until May 2012. He currently sits on the advisory board of Annapurna Labs. Currently Mr. Brown is a Director of Tessera Technologies, Inc. (a company listed on NASDAQ) sitting on the IP Special Committee, and an Independent Non-executive Director and a member of the Compensation Committee of Lenovo Group Limited (a company listed on Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong).

Sean Maloney

Mr. Sean M. Maloney is Independent Non-Executive Director of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp since June 15, 2013. He spent over 30 years at Intel Corporation. From August 2011 to January 2013, Mr. Maloney served as Chairman of Intel China where he was responsible for overseeing and developing the company’s strategy. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Maloney was an Executive Vice President at Intel and Co- General Manager of the corporation’s Intel Architecture Group (IAG). He was responsible for architecting, developing, and marketing Intel’s platform solutions for all computing segments including: data centers, desktops, laptops, netbooks/net-tops, handhelds, embedded devices, and consumer electronics. He also previously ran the company’s Communications Group.

Frank Meng

Mr. Frank Meng is Independent Non-Executive Director of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation since August 23, 2011. Mr. Meng has been with the telecom and semiconductor industry for over 20 years. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in microwave and fibre optics from the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications and his Master of Science in Electrical Engineering degree from the Polytechnic University of New York. Mr. Meng joined Motorola in April 2010 and is now the Senior Vice President and President of Greater China for Motorola Mobility Inc. (NYSE: MMI), where he is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company’s business and sales operations in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. From September 2002 to April 2010, Mr. Meng served as Senior Vice President and President of Greater China of Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM). Prior to joining Qualcomm Inc., he was the Chief Operating Officer of Tecom Asia Group in Beijing, and he had held various senior posts at Asia.com Inc. and Leyou.com Inc., in Beijing, Infocomm International Corp., in Taipei and Allen Telecom Inc., in Cleveland, Ohio, the United States. Mr. Meng is a member of the Expert Committee for Telecommunication Economy (ECTE) of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.

Lip-Bu Tan

Mr. Lip-Bu Tan is Independent Non-Executive Director of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation since November 3, 2001. He is also a director of a subsidiary of the Company. Mr. Tan is the Founder and Chairman of Walden International, a venture capital firm. He concurrently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Cadence Design Systems, Inc., and has been a member of the Cadence Board of Directors since 2004. He also serves on the Boards of Flextronics International (NASDAQ: FLEX), SINA (NASDAQ: SINA), Inphi (NYSE: IPHI), Global Semiconductor Alliance and several other private companies. Mr. Tan received his Bachelor of Science from Nanyang University in Singapore, his Master of Business Administration from the University of San Francisco, and his Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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