The board of directors

The board of directors

There are 5 directors in the board which two of them are independent directors. The board of directors sets up 4 different committees for strategy, audit, nomination and remuneration.

Mr. Feng Liang

Chairman of the board of Putailai Group in November 2015.

Bachelor of Automation Degree from the South China University of Technology.

Master of Economics from Zhejiang University.

Industrial experience:

General Manager of Investment Department of Citic Group,

General Manager Assistant of Citic Group,

Fund manager/Director of Equity Investment Department of Citic Fund & AIG-Huatai Fund, 

CEO of Shanghai Yiyang Investment. 

Mr. William Chen

Board director since November 2015. 

General Manager of Putailai Group since November 2012. 

Bachelor of Precise Instrument from University of Science and Technology of China.

Industrial experience:

Senior manager of Dongguan SAE Process Department, SAE (1993-1999),

Engineering Director and Vice President of Engineering. ATL (1999-2010).

Dr. Zhongwei Han

Board director since November 2015. 

VP, Secretary of the board and CFO of Putailai.  

Bachelor of International Finance degree from Nanjing University, 

Master of Economics from the University of Nottingham

PhD in Economics from Middlesex University.  

Prior to joining Putailai, Mr Han was the international business manager of Hangzhou Branch, China Merchants Bank, the Lecturer of Department of Economics, Middlesex University, 

Secretary of the board and CFO of Shanghai Metersbonwe 

Vice President of Hanergy Thin Film Solar Power Group. 

Mr. Bin Yuan

Independent Board director since September 2017.

Bachelor of Law from Southwest University of Political Science and Law,

Master of Procedural Law from East China University of Political Science and Law.

Manager of the company's management department, Shanghai Stock Exchange. (July 2006 to March 2011)

General Manager of the Compliance Control Department, Huaying Securities Co., Ltd., 2011

General Manager of Quality Control Department and General Manager of Structured Finance Department.

Dr. Wang Huaifang

Independent director of Putailai.

Bachelor of Applied Mathematics from Fudan University,

Ph.D. in Economics from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics.

Associate professor in the Department of Teaching and Research, Shanghai National Accounting Institute since 2006

Industry researcher at the Shenyin Wanguo Securities Research Institute,

Manager of the Basic Research Department of the Tiantong Securities Research Institute,

Director of the Shanghai Rongchang Asset Management Institute,

Deputy GM Shanghai Liuhe Investment Company


Board of Supervisors

The Board of Supervisors comprises 3 members which include a Chairman and a representative of the employees. 

Ms. Fang Liu

The Chairman of the Board of Supervisors since November 2015.

Bachelor of Polymer Chemical Engineering degree from Beijing Chemical Fiber Engineering Institute.

Director of Marketing in Putailai and Deputy General Manager of Jiangxi Zichen.

Vice GM and Deputy GM roles at Shanghai Shanshan Technology and Shanghai Shanshan Shuoneng.

Ms. Liu has extensive experience in research, development, production, sales and management of lithium-ion battery anode materials. She is one of the patent inventors of the preparation method of artificial graphite carbon anode material and artificial graphite carbon anode material.

Mr. Xiaoming Wang

Supervisor since November 2015.


Bachelor in Chemical Engineering from Tianjin University of Technology

Currently the GM of Dongguan AMT, a subsidiary of the Company


Senior engineer of Dongguan SAE

Manager of Xinwan Electronic Technology

Manager of ATL department

Consultant of Shenzhen Haiyang

Deputy GM of Shenzhen Katop Technology

GM of Dongguan Katop


Mr. Wang has lots of R&D and production process management experience in lithium-ion batteries, separator coating and aluminium laminated film.

He won a Six Sigma Black Belt award and is proficient in data analysis and advanced process technology.

Mr. Qi Fang

Employee representative supervisor since November 2015.


Bachelor of Engineering in Precision Instrumentation of Wuhan University

MBA from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics.


Assistant engineer of Hubei Huangshi Water Supply Company

Senior research and development engineer of ATL

Director of Shanghai Shanshan Technology Support Center

GM of Dongguan Dongbiao Technical Energy

Currently the R&D director and the Deputy GM of Jiangxi Zichen


Mr. Fang has extensive R&D, technical sales and management experience in the field of lithium-ion batteries and related materials. He is the inventor of a number of patents related to lithium-ion batteries and materials.


Executive Leadership Team

The executive leadership team includes one general manager and three vice general managers, of which one vice general manager also serves as CFO and secretary of the board of directors. General manage office coordinates the management team of the group and its subsidiaries.

Mr. William Chen

He was appointed to General Manager of Putailai Group on November 2015. 

He is an expert on the lithium-ion battery field, one of the founders of ATL.  He has more than 25 years’ experience, a wealth of knowledge and industry resources across R&D, manufacturing, technology and management sectors in the field of the Lithium-ion battery and material, automation process.  Mr. Chen is also the inventor of a number of lithium-ion battery and related material patents.

Mr. Suning Feng

The Deputy General Manager since November 2015

General Manager of Jiangxi ZiChen Technology Co., Ltd

Bachelor of Dalian University of Technology: Chemical Engineering (Coal)

An engineer of Anshan Thermal Energy Research Institute

Deputy General Manager at Shanghai Shanshan Technology, Ningbo Shanshan and Shanghai Shanshan Shuoneng

Mr. Feng is an expert in the field of artificial graphite anode materials. In 2002, he was awarded the first prize of Metallurgical Science and Technology which was jointly issued by China Iron and Steel Industry Association and China Society for Metal. As  one of the inventors of the Carbon Microbeads intermediate System (CMS) patent, the chief inventor of the FSN series product patent, he presided over the development of a series of new products such as 8C, G1 in Jiangxi Zichen Technology. 

Mr. Xiaodong Qi

Vice GM of Putailai Group since November 2015.

General Manager of Shenzhen New Katop.

Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mechanical Manufacturing Equipment and Technology from Northeast Heavy Machinery Institute.

Engineer of Shenyang First Machine Tool Plant

Senior Engineer of Shenyang Xinsong Robot

General Manager of Shenzhen Katop.

“120KG spot welding robot prototype development” won the second prize of Shenyang Science and Technology Progress Award which was issued by Shenyang Science and Technology Bureau in 2000.

As an inventor of several patents related to automated coating equipment, he has extensive experience in automation equipment, especially in the lithium-ion battery coating equipment field.

Dr. Zhongwei Han

Vice General Manager, Secretary of the board and CFO of Putailai since November 2015.

Bachelor of International Finance degree from Nanjing University

Master in Economics from the University of Nottingham

Ph.D.  inEconomics from Middlesex University.

The international business manager of Hangzhou Branch, China Merchants Bank

The Lecturer of Department of Economics, Middlesex University

The VP, Secretary of the board and CFO of Shanghai Metersbonwe and

The VP of Hanergy Thin Power Group.

Dr. Han has abundant experience on the listed companies’ operations, Finance and Financing, Capital Connection and Investor Relations Management in the retail and new energy manufacturing fields.


The Lithium-ion battery market is the key sector related to clean energy, energy saving and high-efficiency energy storage industry. We focus on lithium-ion batteries’ key materials and automation process equipment and are committed to becoming comprehensive solution provider with the leading advantages of technology and scale.