Mr. Jiang, age 53, has served as an Executive Director of the Company since October 2014 to present. In November 2018, he was promoted to Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Jiang was elected as Vice President of China National Gold since July 2018. He was also elected as Executive Vice President of China Gold Hong Kong from October 2018 to present. Mr. Jiang was elected as Senior Executive Vice President of the Company from August 2014 to November 2018 and has served as a manager of Oversea Operation Department of China National Gold from December 2015 to July 2018. Mr.Jiang joined the Company in August 2010 as the General Manager of Tibet Huatailong, and served as the Chairman of Tibet Huatailong from February 2012 to August 2014. Mr. Jiang serves as Chairman of Zhongji Mining since May 2015 up to present. He serves as General Manager of China Gold Hong Kong Buchuk Mining Company (“Buchuk”) since 2015 to present. He has also serves as Chairman and General Manager of Buchuk since October 2017 to present. He served as Director of Guizhou Jingfeng Mining Ltd. from August 2016 to August 2018. He serves as Chairman of Sino Mining Guizhou Pty from June 2017 up to present. He also serves as Chairman of Soremi Investments Ltd. since January 2018. Mr. Jiang serves as Chairman of Kichi Chaarat Closed Joint Stock Company since January 2018 to present. Mr. Jiang has served as a director of Tibet Jia Ertong since August 2014, has served as a director of Skyland since October 2014. Mr. Jiang has served as the director of China Gold Hong Kong Holding and Mundoro since January 2015 and August 2014 respectively. From September 2007, Mr. Jiang has served as the Head of Engineering Management Division of the Investment Management Department of China National Gold.
Prior to joining China National Gold’s headquarters, Mr. Jiang served as a General Manager of China Kazakhstan Mining Corp. Ltd., a subsidiary of China National Gold. From August 1987 to March 2005, Mr. Jiang worked at Changchun Gold Design Institute Co. Ltd. (the “Design Institute”). He was appointed as a Chief Engineer of the Design Institute in February 2000 and then as Vice President and Chief Engineer of the Design Institute since April 2002. Mr. Jiang won more than 20 provincial-level scientific and technological achievement awards and numerous honorary titles from various agencies. In 2005, Mr.Jiang was awarded the special allowance by the State Council.
Mr. Jiang is a Senior Professional Engineer, holds a Bachelor’s Degree in mineral processing from Northeastern University.
Mr. Xie is the Executive Vice President and Corporate Secretary of China Gold International Resources Corp. Ltd. (the “Company”) having joined the Company in March 2009. Mr. Xie is responsible for overseeing corporate secretarial matters and managing compliance for the Company’s listings on the Toronto Stock Exchange and Hong Kong Stock Exchange. He also plays an important role in business development, project evaluation, M&A process, investor relations, public relations as well as manages the Company’s daily operations in North America and Hong Kong. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Xie had over 25 years’ experience in project management and material & mechanical engineering in the petro-chemical and oil-sand industry.
After joining the Company, Mr. Xie was involved in the Company’s HK IPO process, Jiama mine evaluation, merger and acquisitions and the recent bond issuance.
Mr. Xie is an alternative director of The World Gold Council on behalf of China National Gold Group Co., Ltd.
Mr. Xie is a Professional Engineer with APEGGA and holds a master's degree in engineering from the University of Calgary, a master's degree in mechanical and mining engineering from the Beijing University of Science & Technology.
Mr. Zhang joined the Company on September 12, 2008 as a chairman of Inner Mongolia Pacific Mining Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of the Company, which owns and operates a gold mine (the “CSH Gold Mine”). Mr. Zhang’s knowledge of local culture of Inner Mongolia and his experience contributed to the rapid and sustainable development of CSH Gold Mine. Mr. Zhang will oversee the overall management of the CSH Gold Mine.
Mr. Zhang is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA), a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accounts (CPA), and a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in the United Kingdom (ACCA). Mr. Zhang is also a Member of the Society of Economic Geologists in the United States. Mr. Zhang is a certified Merger and Acquisition Specialist (CMAS) from the Chartered Institute of Management Consultants in the United States. Mr. Zhang holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree distinction with a major in Accountancy from Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and a Bachelor of Engineering degree (honors) in Geology from Southwest University of Science and Technology in China.
Mr. Guan joined Tibet Huatailong Mining Development Corp. Ltd. ("Tibet Huatailong"), the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, in November 2015, as Chairman of the Board, CPC Party Secretary and Legal Representative. On September 6, 2016 he was appointed as the Vice President of the Company. Prior to joining China Gold International, Mr. Guan served as Deputy Manager of the Production Technical Department of China National Gold Group Corporation from 2011 to 2014. He was also Chairman of the Board, CPC Party Secretary and Legal Representative of Inner Mongolia Baotou Xinda Gold Mining ("Xinda Mining") Co., Ltd from 2014 to 2015, where he was responsible for the overall production and operations at Xinda Mining. Prior to 2011, Mr. Guan also held senior positions at Jilin Haigou Mining Company, Shaanxi Dongtongyu Gold Mine of Zhongjin Gold Corporation Limited, Zhongjin Gold Corporation Limited, Tongguan Zhongjin Gold Mining Co., Ltd, Zhongjin Gold Corporation Limited, Songxian Jinniu Co., Ltd. and Jinding Mining.
Mr. Guan is a senior professional mining engineer and has over 25 years of experience in the mining industry. Mr. Guan holds a bachelor's degree in Mining Engineering from Northeastern University in China.
Mr. Guo was appointed as Chief Engineer of the Company in on November 13, 2018 Mr. Guo is a professional engineer with over 35 years' experience in engineering studies, mine engineering and mine operations. He has served as a senior mining engineer and director of technical services for the Company since 2014. Previously Mr. Guo held senior mining engineer positions with global mining engineering consulting companies, working on a variety of projects for a wide range of clients, including some of the world’s largest mining companies. He also held the position of engineering director with the Mine and Gold Branch, Changsha Engineering and Research Institute of Nonferrous Metallurgy, leading design and consultancy of key national and provincial / ministry projects in China. In addition, he also assumed responsibilities of leading China's strategic planning initiatives for development at new and existing nonferrous metals mines and smelters. Mr. Guo will serve as the Company's internal qualified person for purposes of National Instrument 43-101 of the Canadian Securities Administrators.