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Yuying Zhang 

Chairman of the Board and Director

Mr. Zhang has served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Shineco since 2011. Mr. Zhang was the principal founder of Tenet-Jove, which was established in 1995 with his research and development of Luobuma functional fiber healthcare products. Mr. Zhang has served as the Chairman and CEO of Tenet-Jove since December 2003, under his leadership, the company has worked with more than 20 research institutions and enterprises and has obtained numerous national invention and new product patent rights for Luobuma product development. From 1995 to December 2003, Mr. Zhang served as general manager of Tianjin Balas Technological Development Co., Ltd. Prior to starting Tenet-Jove in 1995, Mr. Zhang was the deputy director at the Army Institute of Integrative Medicine. From 1991 to 1994, Mr. Zhang was the Executive Director and Deputy General Manager at Shan Haidan Pharmaceutical Group, where Mr. Zhang was responsible for strategic development planning and marketing. Mr. Zhang is a senior economist with a degree from China Central Radio and Television University in China. Mr. Zhang has been chosen as director because his knowledge and extensive experience in research and development and management.


Sam Wang


Mr. Wang has served as the Chief Financial Officer since February 2015 and Director since 2016. Mr. Wang has worked for Shineco, Inc. since 2011 where he served as Financial Controller until his appointment as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Shineco, Mr. Wang worked for Citi Bank from 2008 till 2011, where he served as Manager of Corporate Finance. Mr. Wang obtained a Masters in Commerce with a concentration in applied finance from The University of Queensland in 2010. In 2008, he received a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Griffith University in Australia. Mr. Wang was chosen as a director because of his extensive finance background and his knowledge of the Registrant's business operations.


Baolin Li


Baolin Li, From 1975 to 1985, Baolin Li was Chief Accountant in Shanghai Xianyingwu Livestock Farm. From 1986-1995, Baolin Li was Chief Accountant in Wujing Grain Administration, Food Bureau, Minhang District, Shanghai City. From 1996-1997, Baolin Li was Deputy Director in Wujing Grain Administration, Food Bureau, Minhang District, Shanghai City. Since July 2013, Baolin Li has been Legal Representative of Shanghai Jiazheng Investment Management Co.,Ltd. and Baolin Li has been Legal Representative of Yushe County Linbao Bio-energy Technology Co.,Ltd. and Yushe County Guangyuan Forest Development Co., Ltd. from February 2018 to date and from June 2018 to date respectively. Baolin Li graduated from Shanghai Minhang TV University in 1991. Mr. Li was chosen as a director because he has great experience in the biological industry.


He Cen

Independent Director

Mr. Cen was the CFO of Tonghai Construction Co., Ltd. and Beijing Sanyuan Food Co. ltd. (SSE: 600429) from September 2002 to February 2005 and from March 2005 to June 2006, respectively. Mr. Cen has been the President of Beijing Zhenxing Certified Public Accountants United since September 2007. Mr. Cen has been an adjunct professor of Nanjing Agricultural University Financial School and Shanghai Ocean University Business School since November 2016 and September 2019, respectively. Mr. Cen is also an Independent Director of Fuzhou Dahua Intelligent Technology (SZSE: 002512) and Director of Beijing Zhenxing Certified Public Accountants United, Baise Baixiang Culture Technology Industry Co., Ltd, Beijing Sunshine Tongyuan Culture Technology Co., Ltd. and Guangxi Celian Trading Co.,Ltd. Mr. He Cen obtained his Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and is a Senior Economist. He obtained his Master degree of Agricultural Economic Management in Nanjing Agricultural University. Mr. Cen was chosen as a director because of his experience in financial management, as well as his extensive work experience and educational background in the accounting field.


Zhen Li

Independent Director

Zhen Li,From September 2018 to date, Mr. Li was Managing Partner and Actual Controller of Shanghai Beiwenke Business Management Center. From 2014 to date, Mr. Li has been the Executive President of Beijing Culture and Technology Financial Leasing Co. Ltd. From 2012 to 2014, Mr. Li he was the President of Tianjin Tairong Financial Leasing Co.Ltd. From 2009 to 2013 Mr. Li was the President of Beijing Zhaozhen International Leasing Co.Ltd. From 2008 to 2009, Mr. Li was Customer Manager in China Bohai Bank. From 2004 to 2008, Mr. Li is Investment and Financing Director of Beijing Daji Kangming Medical Equipment Co.,Ltd. . Mr. Li is an Executive Director of Shanghai Beiweike Enterprise Management Center Co., Ltd. Mr. Li obtained his Bachelor Degree of Economics in Qingdao University of Science and Technology. Mr. Li has an excellent financial background. Mr. Li is familiar with the financial system business operations, regulations, financing policies and operational models. Mr. Li was chosen as a director because of his knowledge in financing and successful experience in financial management.


Yanzeng An

Independent Director

Yanzeng An, From 2002 to 2005, Mr. An engaged in civil trial work in Dezhou Court in Shandong Province. From 2008 to 2015 Mr. An engaged in criminal trial work in Beijing Shijingshan District Court. From 2016 to date, Mr. An has been a Partner and lawyer at Beijing Bright Law Firm. Mr. An obtained his Bachelor of Laws from Yantai University and his Master of Laws in China University of Political Science and Law. Mr. An was chosen as a director because of his quality experience in the legal field.


Harry Edelson

Independent Director

Harry Edelson,CFA,CCP,CDP,President since 1980 of Edelson Technology,Inc.,a company involved in consulting,fundraising,M&A,and investments.From 1984 until 2005 was an advisor and consultant for 10 multinational corporations (AT&T, Viacom, 3M,Ford Motor,Cincinnati Bell,Colgate-Palmolive,Reed Elsevier,Imation,Asea Brown Boveri and UPS).During this time he managed four technology-oriented strategic venture capital funds for the aforementioned 10 companies using corporate rather than pension money.He has served on over 150 boards of directors,12 as chairman.At some time in the past five years,Harry Edelson served as a director of four private companies, Airwire, PogoTec, eChinaCash, Pathway Genomics,and one public company,China Gerui.Executive positions in industry include Senior Systems Computer Engineer for Unisys,Transmission Engineer for AT&T (1962-1967), CTO for Cities Service (1967-1970) and Director of Marketing for a terminal manufacturer serving the nascent internet industry (1971-1973).His experience in technology led him to a 12 year career as a securities analyst on Wall Street covering telecommunications,computers, and office equipment for three leading investment banking firms in the 1970s and 1980s. Harry obtained a BS in Physics from Brooklyn College in 1962,MBA from New York University Graduate School of Business in 1965, and completed a Graduate Program in Telecommunications Engineering at the Cornell Graduate School of Electrical Engineering in 1966.In 2007,Harry served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for China Opportunity Acquisition Corp.,a SPAC that raised $40 million and merged with China Gerui in 2009. Harry’s qualifications to serve as a director include decades of experience on Wall Street and various venture capital ventures. He has SPAC experience,vast board experience, and participated in numerous M&A transactions.Mr.Edelson was chosen as a director because of his management and board experience and his success with strategic venture capital funds.

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