Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Xue has served as a Director of SkyPeople Juice Group Co., Ltd. since 2005. Mr. Xue served as the general manager of Shaanxi Hede Venture Capital Management Co., Ltd. from January 2006 to June 2007. Prior to that, he served as the business director of the investment banking division of Hualong Securities Co., Ltd. from April 2001 to December 2005. He also acted as the vice general manager of Shaanxi Huaye Foods Co., Ltd. from July 1998 to March 2001. From July 1989 to June 1998, he worked at the Northwestern Materials Bureau of the PLA General Logistics Department. Mr. Xue graduated from Xi’an Jiaotong University with an MBA degree in 2000. Mr. Xue obtained his Bachelor’s Degree from the National University of Defense Technology in July of 1989 with a major in Metal Material & Heat Treatment.
Mr. Hongke Xue, brother of Mr. Yongke Xue, has been serving as the chairman of the Board of Directors and the Chief Executive Officer of SkyPeople Juice Group Co., Ltd., a 99.78% indirectly owned operating subsidiary of the Company ("SkyPeople (China)"), since 2003. The Company is a holding company and conducts its business substantially through SkyPeople (China) and its subsidiaries and branch officers in China. Prior to that, Mr. H. K. Xue served as the Chief Executive Officer of Tangshan Fengyuan Metal Products, a sino-foreign joint venture, from March 2002 to March 2003. Prior to that, he served as the general manager of Baoji Industrial Products Co., Ltd., a wholly foreign owned enterprise, from April 2001 to March 2002, and deputy general manager of Shaanxi DePu Industry and Trade Co., Ltd. from October 1997 to April 2001. H. K. Xue received a bachelor degree in business management from Lanzhou University of Finance and Economics in July 1995.
Mr. Guolin Wang has served as an Independent Director of SkyPeople Juice Group Co., Ltd. since 2005. He served as professor of the Finance department of the Management School and the Economics and Finance School of Xi'an Jiaotong University. He previously served as the Director and Chairman of Xi'an Changtian Environmental Protection Engineering Co., Ltd. Mr. Wang acted as the Head of the Management School Graduate Office and Chinese-Singapore Management Doctor Center Office of Xi'an Jiaotong University from 1988 to 1996. Mr. Wang holds a Master of Management Science and Engineering degree as well as a B.S. in Electronics and Telecommunication, both from Xi'an Jiaotong University. In 2006, he received a Ph.D. in Management Science and Engineering from Xi'an Jiaotong University.
Mr. Li, age 62, graduated from Xi’an Jiaotong University with a doctor's degree in economics. He has taught international finance as a professor in Xi’an Jiaotong University for the past 5 years.
Mr. Lau is the Chief Financial Officer of SGOCO Group, Ltd. (NASDAQ: SGOC). Mr. Lau is a Certified Public Accountant of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and CPA Australia. Mr. Lau has over 17 years of experience in the accounting profession. Mr. Lau started his career with Deloitte Consulting in Hong Kong and Beijing from 1997 to 2004. Prior to joining SGOCO Group, Ltd. in July 2013, for nine years Mr. Lau worked for various public companies in the United States and England as Director of Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Lau holds a Bachelor's degree in Commerce from Monash University, Australia.