Mr. Wang Xiaoshen (王曉申) (“Mr. Wang”), aged 51, was appointed as our Director on 6 December 2007. He was then appointed as the vice president of the Board and our executive Director on 3 December 2010 and 29 December 2017, respectively. He has been the vice president of our Company since 27 December 2010. On 24 March 2020, he was reappointed as an executive director and the vice president of the Company and was elected as the vice chairman of the Board. He is primarily responsible for the marketing, investment and overseas business of our Company and has over 25 years of experience in sales and marketing of lithium products. Mr. Wang joined our Company in July 2006 as a general manager. Since then, Mr. Wang has been a director of several companies in which our Company has equity interests, including certain subsidiaries of our Company. He has been a Director of GFL International, Mariana Lithium, RIM, Lithium Americas (listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol LAC) and Bacanora Lithium Plc (a company listed on AIM of London Stock Exchange in the United Kingdom under the symbol BCN) since March 2011, July 2014, September 2015, June 2017 and October 2019, respectively, and he was previously a non-executive Director of International Lithium (listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (ILC), the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (IAH), the OTC Markets in the U.S. (ILHMF), the Stuttgart Stock Exchange (A1JAZU) and the Berlin Stock Exchange (A1JAZU)) from June 2011 to August 2017. Prior to joining our Company, Mr. Wang worked at China National Nonferrous Metals Industrial Xinjiang Co., Ltd., Xinjiang Lithium Salts Plant (中國有色金屬工業 總公司新疆公司新疆鋰鹽廠) from July 1991 to April 1992. He then served as the vice general manager of China National Nonferrous Metals Import and Export Xinjiang Co., Ltd. (中國有色金屬進出口新疆公司), a company principally engaged in import and export trading of nonferrous metals, and was responsible for lithium business from April 1992 to July 2002. From August 2002 to June 2005, he was the chairman and the general manager of Suzhou Taihu Enterprise Co., Ltd. (蘇州太湖企業有限公司), a company principally engaged in production and sales of power tools and hardware tools. Mr. Wang obtained a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering management (工業管理工程) from North China University of Technology (北 方工業大學) in the PRC in June 1990. He obtained an EMBA degree from the China Europe International Business School (中歐國際工商學院) in the PRC in August 2002.