male, born in November 1963, aged 54, Chinese, a senior engineer and a member of the Communist Party of China, expert on "government special allowance" of the State Council . Mr. Zhang has extensive experience in business administration. In 1985, he graduated from Liaoning Petrochemical School. Mr. Zhang serves as the president and the deputy secretary to the party committee of China Shenhua Energy Company Limited from September 2018. Mr. Zhang has been serving as the vice president of China Shenhua Energy Company Limited from July 2016 to September 2018, as the deputy secretary to the party committee, the chairman and the general manager of China Shenhua Coal to Liquid and Chemical Co., Ltd. from August 2012 to July 2016, and as a director and a vice president (subsidiary chief level) of China Shenhua Coal to Liquid and Chemical Co., Ltd. , and as the general manager, the secretary to the party committee and the deputy secretary to the party committee of Ordos Coal to Liquid Branch Company of China Shenhua Coal to Liquid and Chemical Co., Ltd. from May 2008 to August 2012. Prior to the foregoing, Mr. Zhang had successively held positions as the director and a vice director of Liaoyang Petrochemical Branch Company Refinery Plant.
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.