Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Board, Director
Yang Wu founded Microvast, Inc. in December 2006, and have been the President and Chief Executive Officer since then.
Mr. Wu is a very experienced entrepreneur with Microvast being his eighth successful business. Before he started Microvast, he has founded water purification business Omex Environmental Engineering in 2000. The Omex company was acquired by Dow Chemical in 2006, with 50 times of Return on Investment (ROI) in 5 years.
Mr. Wu holds a Bachelor’s degree from Southwest Petroleum University.
Chief Financial Officer, Director
Leon Zheng has been the CFO and board director at Microvast since 2010. In this capacity he is in charge of all accounting, taxation and financial reporting activities. He is also heavily involved in the company’s financial and strategic planning, execution and capital market activities.
Mr. Zheng started his career with Arthur Andersen LLP in 1997 before joining EisnerAmper LLP (Imowitz Konig LLP) in 2001. He then joined Quantum Energy Partners, a Houston based Private Equity firm in 2007.
Mr. Zheng holds a M.S. in accounting from Texas A&M University at College Station and is a CPA & also CFA charter holder.
Mr. Craig Webster has served as director in Microvast since 2012. Mr. Webster joined the Ashmore Group, a dedicated Emerging Markets investment manager, in January 2005, holding positions as General Counsel (2007-2010) and Global Head of its Special Situations Funds (2013-2018). During his time at Ashmore, he was a member of the firm’s investment committees for its special situations funds and Latam Infrastructure Fund. He has previously served as non-executive director for BTS Group, a company listed on the stock exchange of Thailand and Petron Corporation, a company listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange.
Mr. Webster holds a bachelor of arts degree in Marketing from the University of Stirling and the CPE and LPC qualifications from the College of Law (York). He qualified as a lawyer with DLA (now DLA Piper) in 1998, and then worked as a lawyer specializing in cross-border M&A and corporate restructurings with Weil, Gotshal & Manges (1998-2003).
Stanley Whittingham is currently a distinguished professor of chemistry and director at Binghampton University. M. Stanley Whittingham’s research interest and expertise includes elucidation of the limiting mechanisms, chemical and structural, of intercalation reactions using a variety of synthetic and characterization approaches, both in-situ and ex-situ. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2019 for his work with lithium ion batteries.
He obtained his Ph.D in Chemistry, his Master of Arts and his Bachelor of Arts degrees from, Oxford University.
Mr. Wong currently serves as an independent director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Daqo New Energy Corp. (NYSE: DQ), Tarena International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TEDU), Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ) and Maple Leaf Educational Systems Limited (HKSE: 1317). From 2008 to 2018, Mr. Wong served as the Chief Financial Officer for Asia New-Energy, Nobao Renewable Energy, GreenTree Inns Hotel Management Group and Beijing Radio Cultural Transmission Company Limited sequentially. From 1982 to 2008, Mr. Wong worked for Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, in Hong Kong, San Jose and Beijing over various periods of time, with his last position as a partner in the Beijing office.
Mr. Wong received a bachelor’s degree in applied economics from the University of San Francisco and a higher diploma of accountancy from Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Mr. Stephen A. Vogel is Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Tuscan Holdings Corp. II, an Independent Director at NetSpend Holdings, Inc., a General Partner at Vogel Partners LLP, a Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Tuscan Holdings Corp. and an Independent Director at Microvast Holdings, Inc. He is on the Board of Directors at NetSpend Holdings, Inc. and Microvast Holdings, Inc.
Mr. Vogel was previously employed as a President & Director by BPGIC International, a Member by Twelve Seas Sponsors I LLC, an Executive Chairman by Forum Merger Corp., a Chief Executive Officer by Grameen America, Inc., an Operating Partner by Tri-Artisan Capital Partners, a Partner by EnerTech Capital Partners, a Trustee by Lighthouse International, a Venture Partner by Entrecapital Partners LP, a Trustee by Montefiore Medical Center, a President & Chief Executive Officer by Synergy Gas Corp., a Trustee by Horace Mann School, a Chief Financial Officer & Director by Subversive Capital Acquisition Corp., and a Trustee by The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore. He also served on the board at Microvast, Inc., NetSpend Corp. and National Propane Gas Association.
He received his undergraduate degree from The Martin J. Whitman School of Management.
Mr. Ying has been a director of Microvast since June 2017. Mr. Ying has been a managing partner and director of CDH Shanghai Dinghui Bai Fu Investment Management Co., Ltd. and some of its affiliates since December 2014. CDH Shanghai Dinghui Bai Fu Investment Management Co., Ltd. is a key investment manager entity under CDH Investment. Mr. Ying has been an independent non-executive director of CHTC Fong’s Industries Company Limited, a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange since September 2011, an independent non-executive director of Fountain Set (Holdings) Limited, a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange since January 2015, a director of Giant Network Group Co., Ltd., a company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange since May 2016, an independent non-executive director of Zhongsheng Group Holdings Limited, a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange since December 2016, a director of Beijing East Environment Energy Technology Co., Ltd., a company listed on The National Equities Exchange and Quotations, since July 2017, a director of Yunji Inc., a company listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market since February 2018, and a director of Sinocelltech Group Limited, a company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange since February 2019.
Mr. Ying has also been a director of Guolian Industry Investment Fund Management (Beijing) Co., Ltd. since February 2014, a director of Huaian Yuchu Transportation Co., Ltd. since August 2016, a director of Zhejiang Liji Electronics Co., Ltd. since December 2020, a director of Ane (Cayman) Inc. and its affiliates since August 2016, a director of Ningbo Dingcheng Investment Management Co., Ltd. since March 2018, a director of Shenzhen Tajirui Biomedical Co., Ltd. since July 2018, a director of Ningbo Dingyi Asset Management Co., Ltd. since October 2015, and a director of Shanghai Jiexin VC Investment Management Co., Ltd. since January 2017.
Mr. Ying has a Bachelor’s Degree in economics from Zheijiang Gongshang University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of San Francisco School of Management.
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