Wangfeng Yan has served as our Chief Executive Officer since December 2019. He was our Chief Operating Officer from March 2018 to December 2019. Mr. Yan joined Tantech Holdings (Lishui) Co., Ltd. (formerly Zhejiang Tantech Bamboo Technology Co., Ltd.) (“Tantech Bamboo”) as a member of the production staff in August 2010 and rose to serve as the head of production managers. Prior to being appointed as Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Yan was in charge of production management for Tantech Bamboo and Tantech Energy. In these capacities, Mr. Yan contributed to the “Dr. Charcoal” brand sales channel development. In June 2010, Mr. Yan earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from Zhejiang Sci-tech University in Hangzhou.
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Weilin Zhang has served as our Chief Financial Officer since July 2019. Prior to being appointed as CFO, Mr. Zhang has been serving as the CFO of Forasen Group Ltd. Co. since October 2018 and was its CFO from March 2008 and June 2013. From July 2013 to September 2018, he was the general manager of Zhejiang Juma Valve Ltd. Co. Currently he is a director of Zhejiang Juma Valve Ltd. Co. He graduated from Zhejiang Province Finance Institute in 1989 and studied accounting at Beijing Industry and Commerce College from 2004 to 2008.
Chief Operating Officer(COO)
Mingqin Dong has served as our Chief Operating Officer since December 2019. He has been the Chairman and the general manager of Shangchi Automobile, our 70% owned subsidiary, since June 2017. From August 2013 to June 2017, Mr. Dong was a project manager of us. In June 2013, Mr. Dong earned his Bachelor's Degree in Computer and Science Technology from Heilongjiang International University.