Director, Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Lang has been President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since December 2006. He is Founder and Chairman, since 2002, of Daqing Harvest Longwall High Pressure FRP Pipe Co. Ltd. ("Daqing Harvest"), a company organized under the laws of China. Mr. Lang is also the Founder of Daqing Zhutian Compound Materials Co. Ltd. ("Zhutian"), a compound materials producer and a company organized under the laws of China. Mr. Lang served as executive director of China Advance Holdings Limited, a company listed on the Growth Enterprise Market of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange from February 2004 to January 2006.
Joanne Yan more than 20 years of experience in advising and managing public companies and has played a significant role in the financing and business development strategies of several North American and China-based companies. Ms. Yan is currently the President of the consulting firm Joyco Consulting Services Inc. - a position that she has held since September 1994. From June 2006 to November 2013, she served as the President and a director of Brazilian Gold (formerly Red Dragon Resources Corp.), a TSX Venture Exchange listed company that was involved in gold exploration and development in Brazil. Ms. Yan was also a director of Archer Petroleum Corp., a TSX Venture Exchange listed company in the business of oil sands. She is also a director of New Era Minerals Inc., a TSX Venture Exchange listed company in the business of mineral exploration in China.
William G. Paine
William G. Paine has been Managing Director of Canadian Gas Services International since April 2009 prior to which he was Managing Director of Terasen International Inc., a subsidiary of Terasen Inc., a natural gas company, from 1995 to 2007. He is a director of Palmet Energy of Istanbul, Turkey and has been a director of several energy companies and joint ventures both in Canada and internationally. Mr. Paine has in-depth industry knowledge in the international oil and gas and energy services sectors. He has an MBA from the Schulich School of Business in Toronto.
S. Randall Smallbone
Mr. Smallbone has been Chief Financial Officer of Migao Corporation since July 2008. He is the former Executive Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of KIK Custom Products (KCP Income Fund) from October 2005 to February 2008. He is a financial executive with more than 30 years operation experience in global manufacturing of consumer goods, contract manufacturing, automotive and aerospace parts. He is a director of Joseph Brant Hospital Foundation and has had significant board of directors experience in the past 10 years. Mr. Smallbone has significant experience in financial management, capital market, acquisition and investor relations and holds a CGA designation.
Malcolm F. Clay
Mr. Clay, B.A., FCA., was a partner of KPMG LLP in Canada for 27 years, during which he was in charge of the Vancouver audit practice of KPMG for ten years. As a public accountant, he served as lead audit or concurring partner for public companies listed on AMEX, NYSE, and Canadian stock exchanges. In 1997, he was elected non-executive Chairman of KPMG LLP Canada. Mr. Clay retired from his career at KPMG in 2002 and since then he has served as a consultant and advisor to numerous private and public companies. He has been a consultant and corporate director of Versatile Systems Inc., a company specializing in business information technology solutions since 2002, and Minco Gold Corporation, a gold mining company since 2007. Since 2004, Mr. Clay has been a director of Zongshen PEM Power Systems Inc., a Canadian listed, China-based company that manufactures electric and gas motorcycles and electric bicycles for the Chinese and international markets. He has also been a director of Powertech Uranium Corp., a mineral exploration and development company since 2008.
Graham R. Kwan
Director, Executive Vice President, Strategic Development and Corporate Affairs, and Corporate Secretary
Mr. Kwan is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Character Capital Inc. providing strategic investment advisory and capital markets mandates for Chinese and western businesses in cross cultural enterprises. From 2006 to May 2010 he was the Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Melco China Resorts (Holding) Limited ("MCR"), and oversaw its strategic direction and development. He worked directly with Chinese private and state owned enterprises as well provincial and city government authorities. From 1997 to 2006 Mr. Kwan held various senior executive positions in the corporate, real estate and operations groups of Intrawest Corporation, a leading publicly traded, destination resort developer and operator. Mr. Kwan was responsible for all of Intrawest's activities in China as well as their international expansion into luxury and adventure travel recognized by their purchase of Abercrombie & Kent in 2004. Prior to joining Intrawest, Mr. Kwan was a partner with Belt Collins LLC, one of Asia's largest development consulting firms.