Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Hongke Xue, brother of Mr. Yongke Xue, has been serving as the chairman of the Board of Directors and the Chief Executive Officer of SkyPeople Juice Group Co., Ltd., a 99.78% indirectly owned operating subsidiary of the Company ("SkyPeople (China)"), since 2003. The Company is a holding company and conducts its business substantially through SkyPeople (China) and its subsidiaries and branch officers in China. Prior to that, Mr. H. K. Xue served as the Chief Executive Officer of Tangshan Fengyuan Metal Products, a sino-foreign joint venture, from March 2002 to March 2003. Prior to that, he served as the general manager of Baoji Industrial Products Co., Ltd., a wholly foreign owned enterprise, from April 2001 to March 2002, and deputy general manager of Shaanxi DePu Industry and Trade Co., Ltd. from October 1997 to April 2001. H. K. Xue received a bachelor degree in business management from Lanzhou University of Finance and Economics in July 1995.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Ma joined SkyPeople in December 2011 and had previously served as the Company’s Vice President, Finance, responsible for the financial and accounting management of the company. From March 2011 to December 2011, Mr. Ma served as Chief Financial Officer of Universal Solar Technology, Inc., a U.S. reporting company based in China. From January 2006 to March 2011, Mr. Ma served as the Vice President of Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group Corporation, a U.S. reporting company based in China. Mr. Ma received a MSc. In Management in 2005 and a MSc. in Finance in 2006 from the University of Leicester in England.
Vice President-R&D Department
Mr. Xiao has served as Vice-President of SkyPeople Fruit Juice since January of 2010. He previously held the position of Vice General Manager and Director of the R&D Department of Jingyang Branch from April 2006 to January 2010. He also served as the project manager of the preparation office and the manager of the R&D department at Liaoning Huludao Wonder Fruit Co., Ltd between March 2004 and April 2006. From 2000 to 2004, he served at Guotou Zhonglu Hancheng Fruit Juice & Beverage Co., Ltd. Prior to that, Chongjun Xiao served at Baoji Beer Hancheng Taishi Co., Ltd. Mr. Xiao is a holder of a Bachelor’s degree.