Born in May 1958, Chinese, a senior engineer with the qualificationas a professor, Mr. Zhang has extensive experience in coal businessmanagement. He graduated from Taiyuan University of Technologywith a master’s degree in 2004. Mr. Zhang has been serving as a vice president of the Company sinceNovember 2015 and the chairman (legal representative) of ShenhuaWuhai Energy Company Limited since November 2016. Mr. Zhang served as an employee representative director of ShenhuaGroup Corporation Limited from July 2014 to April 2016, the chairmanof ShenhuaShendong Coal Group Co., Ltd. from June 2011 toNovember 2015 and the chairman of ShenhuaXinjie Energy Co., Ltd. from January 2015 to November 2015. Prior to the foregoing, Mr. Zhang had previously served as, amongothers, the chairman of Shenhua Xinjiang Energy Co., Ltd., theassistant to general manager, deputy general manager, deputydirector of business development and coordination division and thechief at Dahaize Mine and Bulianta Mine of ShenhuaShendong CoalCompany .
China Shenhua Energy Company Limited, exclusively initiated by Shenhua Group Corporation Limited (hereinafter referred to as Shenhua Group), was incorporated in Beijing, China on November 8, 2004. H shares and A shares of China Shenhua were listed respectively on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and the Shanghai Stock Exchange in June 2005 and October 2007.