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Lin Zhihai

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Lin Zhihai has been appointed as our executive Director and general manager since March 2008 and April 2011, respectively. Mr. Lin's primary working experience includes: teaching assistant of the finance faculty at the Dongbei University of Finance and Economics from July 1986 to December 1991, assistant economist of the People's Bank of China (Dalian Branch) from March 1992 to May 1993, economist and deputy general manager at the investment banking department of Liaoning Trust & Investment Company from May 1993 to January 1995 and January 1995 to August 1996, respectively. He joined our Company in September 1996, and became a general manager at the Dalian branch of our Company from February 1997 to October 2001, chairman and general manager of Guangfa Northern Securities Company Limited from October 2001 to March 2006, deputy general manager and standing deputy general manager of our Company from March 2006 to April 2011, director of GFHK since July 2011, and chairman of GF Asset Management from January 2014 to August 2014. Mr. Lin obtained a bachelor's degree in economics in July 1986, and later a master's degree in economics and a doctorate in economics from the Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, located in Dalian, in October 1991 and January 2005, respectively. In addition, Mr. Lin also obtained the senior management executive master of business administration degree from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in November 2011. Mr. Lin obtained his qualification as an economist from Liaoning Provincial Department of Personnel (now known as Liaoning Provincial Department of Human Resources and Social Security) in June 1993.

Mr. Lin Zhihai has been appointed as our executive Director and general manager since March 2008 and April 2011, respectively. Mr. Lin's primary working experience includes: teaching assistant of the finance faculty at the Dongbei University of Finance and Economics from July 1986 to December 1991, assistant economist of the People's Bank of China (Dalian Branch) from March 1992 to May 1993, economist and deputy general manager at the investment banking department of Liaoning Trust & Investment Company from May 1993 to January 1995 and January 1995 to August 1996, respectively. He joined our Company in September 1996, and became a general manager at the Dalian branch of our Company from February 1997 to October 2001, chairman and general manager of Guangfa Northern Securities Company Limited from October 2001 to March 2006, deputy general manager and standing deputy general manager of our Company from March 2006 to April 2011, director of GFHK since July 2011, and chairman of GF Asset Management from January 2014 to August 2014. Mr. Lin obtained a bachelor's degree in economics in July 1986, and later a master's degree in economics and a doctorate in economics from the Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, located in Dalian, in October 1991 and January 2005, respectively. In addition, Mr. Lin also obtained the senior management executive master of business administration degree from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in November 2011. Mr. Lin obtained his qualification as an economist from Liaoning Provincial Department of Personnel (now known as Liaoning Provincial Department of Human Resources and Social Security) in June 1993.