Yefang Zhang


Yefang Zhang has been in leadership roles for over a dozen years. She then helped to found Forasen Group Co., Ltd in October 2002 and has served as a Board member since then. Since July 2015, she has been Chairwoman and CEO of Farmmi, Inc., another Nasdaq listed company. From 1997 until 2002, she worked as General Manager at Zhejiang Forasen Food Co., Ltd. From 1994 to 1997, she served as Vice GM of Lishui Jingning Huali Co., Ltd. From 1991 to 1994, she was a teacher at Wenzhou Huangtan Middle School. From 1990 to 1994, she served on the board of Lishui Farmer’s Economic Committee. In addition to her efforts with our Company, Ms. Zhang also manages the business operations of Forasen Group, a company she owns with her husband and our director and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Zhengyu Wang. Forasen Group is a PRC company with several subsidiaries that are engaged in a variety of businesses, including without limitation rubber trading, mushroom sales, biomass power generation, and marketing. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Geography from Wenzhou Teacher’s College in July 1991. We have appointed Ms. Zhang to be a director due to her strong understanding of our industry and business. Jing Jin joined Tantech Holdings in May 2016 and has since served as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Jin served as Senior Adviser for AAIC (Shanghai) Co., Ltd responsible for M&A transaction deals from January 2014 – February 2016. In the meantime, he also served as Project Advisor and Lecturer for Shanghai Golden Education Group. Prior to 2014, he worked in Can-Access Int’l Financial Consultants Ltd, Vancouver as Senior Financial Adviser, responsible for small-medium enterprises’ financing both in private and public. Mr. Jin graduated from Simon Fraser University in June 2008 in Burnaby, Canada with a Bachelor’s degree of Business Administration. He is a licensed CPA in the states of New Hampshire since 2014.