President of China Sincohem Corp.
Mr. LIU De Shu, aged 59, joined the Company as the Chairman of the Board in April 2004. Mr. Liu graduated from Tsinghua University in the PRC in April 1979 and from China Europe International Business School with an EMBA in 1998. In March 1998, Mr. Liu was appointed as the President and the Chief Executive Officer of Sinochem Group. Before joining Sinochem Group, he had been the deputy general manager, the general manager and the chairman of China National Machinery Import & Export Corporation. Mr. Liu holds other senior positions in several subsidiaries and joint venture companies of Sinochem Group. These positions include the chairman of Sinochem Corporation, the vice chairman of Dalian West Pacific Petrochemical Co., Ltd., the chairman of Sinochem Europe Holdings Plc., the chairman of Sinochem American Holdings Inc. and the director of Manulife-Sinochem Life Insurance Co. Ltd., China World Trade Center Co., Ltd and Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd. All these companies are not publicly listed. In addition, Mr. Liu has been a chairman and a non-executive director of Far East Horizon Limited (in which Sinochem Group is its substantial shareholder) since December 2010, whose shares are currently listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited
Mr. Liu has over 27 years of extensive corporate management experience in large-scale enterprises and has profound and yet pragmatic experiences in corporate strategic development, operation and internal control. Thanks to the outstanding performance of Sinochem Group under his leadership, in 2004, Mr. Liu was named by China Management Central Media Association and Phoenix TV as one of the “Top 10 Most Valuable Managers” in China. In 2008, Mr. Liu was honored as one of the “30 Business Leaders during China’s 30-Year Opening up and Reform”. Currently, Mr. Liu is a member of the 11th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, a director of International Academy of Management (IAM), the vice president of China Chamber of International Commerce and the vice president of China Shippers’ Association.