Jianhua Zhu, Chairman of the Board of Directors
Mr. Zhu has over 20 years of experience in China’s copper industry. Mr. Zhu founded Lihua Electron in 1999 and Lihua Copper in 2007. Mr. Zhu has strong technical knowledge of metals and extensive industry relationships. In addition to overall management of the Company, Mr. Zhu is responsible for corporate and product development and governmental regulations.
Yaying Wang, Board Director
Mrs. Wang has over 20 years of experience in China’s copper industry. Mrs. Wang has strong technical knowledge of metals and extensive industry relationships. In addition to her responsibilities as COO, Mrs. Wang is responsible for the Sales and Production Departments.
Robert C. Bruce, Independent Director
Mr. Bruce has served as a director of the Company since April 14, 2009. Mr. Bruce is Founder and CEO of Zylo Media, LLC, an early stage digital advertising and marketing company headquartered in Portland, Maine. Mr. Bruce also serves as President of Oakmont Advisory Group, LLC, a financial and operational management consulting firm located in Portland, Maine. Prior tofounding Oakmont Advisory Group, from 1999 through 2004, Mr. Bruce served as Chief Operating Officer, Treasurer and Director for Enterix Inc., a privately-held, venture-funded medical device and laboratory services company that was purchased by Quest Diagnostics. He also previously served as ChiefFinancial Officer for Advantage Business Services (1997 to 1998), a privately-held national payroll processing and tax filing business that wassubsequently acquired by PayChex. Mr. Bruce previously served as a member of the board of directors of ImmuCell Corporation (NASDAQ: ICCC) and China North East Petroleum Holdings Ltd. (NYSE Amex: NEP). Mr. Bruce received his MBA from the Yale School of Management, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in East Asian Studies from Princeton University. Mr. Bruce is proficient in written and spoken Mandarin.
Mr. Bruce serves as the Chairman of Lihua International’s Audit Committee and is a member of its Compensation Committee.
Siu Ki “Kelvin” Lau, Independent Director
Mr. Lau has served as a director of the Company since October 20, 2009. Mr. Lau has substantial experience in capital markets, corporate finance, investments and mergers & acquisitions, particularly in the Asia Pacific region. He has worked for a few international and regional investment banks since 1990 and has been providing advisory service to listed and private companies with regard to public listing, corporate takeover, equity fund raising and other corporateactivities. From January 1990 to May 1993, Mr. Lau worked for a leading local investment bank in Hong Kong. During May 1993 and May 1997, he worked as a director for a European investment bank, and since May 1997, he has been working for Asian investment banks with global network. Mr. Lau was Managing Director of DBS Asia Capital Limited during April 2002 and December 2008. Since December 2008, he has been working in the Equity Capital Markets and Corporate Finance department of Mizuho Securities Asia Limited, which is a major Japanese investment banking and securities company with global distribution network. Mr. Lau is a fellow member of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants of the United Kingdom and a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He majored in economies. Mr. Lau has language skills in English and Chinese, including Mandarin and Cantonese, and is currently based in Hong Kong and principally covers fund raising and corporate activities of listed and private companies in the Greater China region.
Mr. Lau, is a member of Compensation Committee and Audit committee.
Jonathan P. Serbin, Independent Director
Mr. Serbin has served as a director of the Company since April 14, 2009. Mr. Serbin has been the head of Asia Investment Banking of Mesa Global since 2012. Prior to that he was the head of Media and Telecom Investment Banking Asia division for Oppenheimer & Co. from October 2010 until October 2012. From January 2007 until October 2010, he was the Chief Executive Officer of D Mobile, Inc., a seller of mobile content in the PRC. Mr. Serbin holds a B.A. from Washington University, St. Louis, a J.D. from Boston University and an MBA from Columbia University. Mr. Serbin is proficient in spoken Mandarin.
Mr. Serbin serves as the Chairman of Lihua International’s Compensation Committee and is a member of its Audit Committee.