Mr. Di Wang, Chairman of the Board and Director
Mr. Wang has been serving as the Chairman of the Board of Huadi International since inception. Mr. Wang is also the founder and Chairman of the Board of Huadi Steel. Mr. Wang has extensive experience in manufacturing and managing manufacturing plants. He had been the senior management of three manufacturing plants prior to founding Huadi Steel in 1998. He is the leader and member of many industry associations, including being the vice president of the Stainless Steel Branch of China Special Steel Association, the president of Wenzhou Stainless Steel Industry Association, the chair of the Steel Pipe Committee of Zhejiang Metallurgical Industry Association, the representative of the tenth Party Congress of Wenzhou City, member of the second and third CPPCC Standing Committee of Longwan District, Zhejiang Province.
Mr. Huisen Wang, Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Wang has been a Director and the Chief Executive Officer of Huadi International since inception. He is also a director and the General Manager of Huadi Steel since 1998. Prior to that, Mr. Wang was a senior management member at an electric machinery factory. Mr. Wang is a licensed engineer and certified senior manager in China.
Ms. Qin Li, Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Li is qualified CPA with eleven years of work experience in finance, including seven-year management experience, covering financial analysis, financial supervision, audit, fund, budget, taxation, and cost and inventory control. She has vast experience in international accounting (IFRS) and USA GAAP reporting and is familiar with preparation of consolidated financial statement and making economic decisions based on financial analysis. Prior to serving as our CFO, Ms. Li served as the Comptroller of Stolle Machinery (Shanghai) Co. Ltd and Stolle Machinery (Guangdong) Co., Ltd. from 2016. Ms. Li was responsible for the accounting of Stolle Shanghai Trading Company and the factory of Stolle Guangdong, preparing the financial analysis reports and provide all types of financial analysis data and advices to CFO and General Manager. From August 2015 to June 2016, Ms. Li served as the CFO of Webster Operations (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., an Australian retailer of designer fashion specializing in women’s apparel with four designer brands and over 200 stores around Australia. Prior to her experience as a corporate executive, Ms. Li was an audit manager for Grant Thornton China CPA Limited from January 2007 to August 2010. During her time as an auditor, Ms. Li conducted audits for listed companies and independently lead team to complete audit work of accounting subjects, including inspection of accounts and verification of accuracy of financial statements and check of operational procedures.
Jueqin Wang, Director
Mr. Wang has been a Director of Huadi International since inception. He is also the President of Huadi Steel, where he started as a sales manager in 1998. He has extensive experience in the steel manufacturing industry. Mr. Wang has also been the Chairman of a leather company in Wenzhou, PRC since 1999. Mr. Wang is a licensed engineer in China.
Henry He Huang, Independent Director Nominee
Professor Huang is an Associate Professor of Accounting at Yeshiva University’s Sy Syms School of Business. Professor Huang’s current teaching interests are managerial accounting and contemporary topics in accounting such as International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and accounting research based on FASB codification and eIFRS. Professor Huang’s research focuses on the impact of external monitoring mechanisms (e.g., securities litigation, shareholder rights, regulations, and hedge fund activism) on firms’ accounting practice, valuation, and internal governance. Professor Huang’s practical expertise covers international investment and trade, accounting information system, accounting-related securities litigation, and entrepreneurial planning. His research has been frequently cited by both the academic and professional communities and has won research grants from the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong. Before joining Yeshiva University, Professor Huang taught accounting courses at University of Houston, Butler University in Indianapolis, and Prairie View A&M University (a Member of Texas A&M University System) in Houston. Professor Huang received a Ph.D. degree in accounting from Bauer College of Business, University of Houston. He received a Master’s Degree in Science from Bauer College of Business, University of Houston. Professor Huang has also earned law degrees from both U.S. and China. We believe Professor He’s expertise in accounting will help us improve our accounting reporting. In addition, the Board believes that Mr. Huang qualifies as a “financial expert” as defined by the SEC rules and therefore appointed him as the chairman of the Audit Committee.
Jiancong Huang, Independent Director Nominee
Mr. Huang is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of ZK International Group Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: ZKIN). Mr. Huang has extensive experience in manufacturing industry and held President position in two companies before ZK was founded. He earned his EMBA from Renmin University of China and Engineering Professional Title, and was awarded as Top10 Wenzhou Entrepreneurship and appointed to be the Vice Director of China Construction and Building Standard and Safety Committee. He is also members of National Pipe Standard Committee and National Building Water Supply and Waste Standard Committee. Mr. Huang is an experienced corporate strategist and visionary with decades of experience on corporate management and innovation. He has a systematic ideology on the future of stainless steel pipe in the water and gas supply area. We believe his expertise in the industry and public company experience will help us enhance our corporate governance standard.
Songlin Li, Independent Director Nominee
Mr. Li is the Chairman of Wenzhou Stainless Steel Industry Association and he has been working as the Chairman of Zhejiang Fengye Group Co., Ltd. since 2002. He is a Stainless Steel Engineer and has over twenty years of working experience in the Stainless Steel Industry. We believe his industry expertise will help contribute to the growth of our company.