Board of Directors

Dr. Jinyi Guo
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Jinyi Guo is one of the co-founders of the Company and has served as our director since June 2018 and our chairman of the Board and the chief executive officer since July 2020. Dr. Guo served at various positions at UCAR Inc. from 2016 to 2017. He worked at Ministry of Transport from 2011 to 2016, and worked at China Academy of Transportation Sciences as a research assistant from 2009 to 2011. Dr. Guo obtained his master’s degree in July 2005 and a Ph.D. in July 2009 from Beijing Jiaotong University, majoring in transportation planning and management. Dr. Guo was a visiting scholar at the University of Leeds in 2008.

Wenbao Cao
Director and Senior Vice President

Mr. Wenbao Cao has served as our director since May 2020 and Senior Vice President of the Company since June 2018. Mr. Cao is currently in charge of the Company’s operations, including store operations, construction and development and customer service. Before joining the Company, Mr. Cao had over 23 years of experience at McDonald’s China and served in various positions, including vice president and North regional manager at McDonald’s China.

Feng Liu
Independent Director

Mr. Feng Liu is a leading scholar expertized on accounting studies. Mr. Liu is currently a professor and the director of Center for Accounting Studies at Xiamen University. Mr. Liu has also accumulated rich experience on practices in auditing, accounting, internal control and risk management serving a long time as an independent director of different companies and consultant of various firms.

Yang Cha
Independent Director

Mr. Yang Cha has more than 20 years of work experience in law, investment and management. From 2013 to 2019, Mr. Cha acted as the President of Tsinghua Education Foundation, North America, a non-profit organization registered in, and regulated by, authorities in the United States, in the meanwhile acting as a venture partner for several venture capital firms with a focus on early stage technology start-ups. Prior to that, Mr. Cha worked at leading law firms in the United States and China with a focus in corporate finance and governance matters.

Sean Shao
Independent Director

Mr. Sean Shao has served as an independent director and the chairman of the audit committee of 21Vianet Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: VNET) since 2015 and UTStarcom Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: UTSI) since 2012. Mr. Shao served several board and senior executive roles in various companies. Mr. Shao also worked at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu CPA Ltd. for approximately a decade. Mr. Shao obtained a bachelor's degree in art from East China Normal University in 1982 and a master's degree in health care administration from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1988. Mr. Shao is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Shaoqiang (Gary) Liu
Director
Mr. Shaoqiang (Gary) Liu has more than 15 years’ work experience in banking, investment and management. Mr. Liu is currently a partner and managing director at Centurium Capital. Mr. Liu also served several board and senior executive roles in various companies. Mr. Liu holds an M.B.A. in Finance from China Europe International Business School, and a B.S. degree in Applied Mathematics from Fudan University. Mr. Liu is a CFA Charter holder.
Qianli Liu
Independent Director
Ms. Qianli Liu has over 18 years of experience in investment banking and corporate finance, including holding senior management positions at Phoenix New Media Limited (NYSE: FENG), ChinaEdu Corp. (NASDAQ: CEDU) and MainOne Information Technology Company Ltd. She is currently an independent director of XD Inc. (HKEX: 2400.HK), an independent director of BAIOO Family Interactive Limited (HKEX: 2100.HK), and an independent director of Feiyu Technology International Company Ltd. (HKEX: 1022.HK). Ms. Liu obtained her bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College in 1997 and her MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management in 2003.
Weihao (Michael) Chen
Director
Mr. Weihao (Michael) Chen has been a partner and managing director of Centurium Capital since July 2019. From October 2011 to May 2019, Mr. Chen worked at a Warburg Pincus entity where his last held position was a managing director. Prior to that, Mr. Chen worked as a vice president at Crescent Advisors China (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. Mr. Chen also worked for Morgan Stanley Asia Limited in Hong Kong and Accenture Consulting Co Limited in China earlier in his career. Mr. Chen is currently a director of ANE (Cayman) Inc., a Hong Kong listed company and chairman of its ESG committee. Mr. Chen obtained his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Fudan University in July 2002 and his MBA from the INSEAD Business School in 2006. Mr. Chen is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
Jun Liu
Director
Mr. Jun Liu is a partner and managing director of Centurium Capital. Prior to joining Centurium Capital, Mr. Liu’s experience included serving as Senior Vice President at Warburg Pincus and Executive Director at Goldman Sachs, both in Hong Kong. Mr. Liu previously worked as an associate attorney with Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP in New York City and O’Melveny & Myers LLP in Beijing. Mr. Liu graduated from Foreign Affairs College in Beijing, China, Vanderbilt University and New York University. Mr. Liu is qualified to practice law in China and the State of New York.
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