Co-Chairman and Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors
Mr. Jianda Ni has been our co-chairman and executive chairman since February 2017. Mr. Ni was our co-chairman and chief executive officer between April 2015 and February 2017. Prior to joining our company, he served as the Chairman of Shanghai Industrial Holdings Limited, or SIHL, from July 2010, an executive director of SIHL from February 2014 and an executive director of Shanghai Industrial Investment (Holdings) Co., Ltd. from November 2013. Prior to July 2010, he was a deputy chief executive officer of SIHL. In the past, Mr. Ni also served as a director and president of Shanghai Urban Development and the general manager of Shanghai Xuhui Real Estate Management Co., Ltd., the deputy general manager of Shanghai Urban Development and the general manager of the real estate department of China Huayuan Group Ltd.
Mr. Ni was named in the Top Ten Persons of the Year in the 2006 China International Real Estate and Arch-tech Fair, elected as one of 2007 Boao Forum’s Most Influential Persons in China’s Real Estate Industry in 20 Years and recognized as one of the Top Ten Entrepreneurs in the Shanghai Real Estate Sector in 18 years in 2005. He is currently the honorary president of Shanghai Young Entrepreneurs Association and a vice chairman of the China Real Estate Association.
Mr. Ni received a bachelor’s degree from Shanghai University and a master’s degree in business administration from La Trobe University of Australia.