Mr. Tappin will also serve as the chairman of the Compensation Committee. He is a CEO coach and the host of CEO Guru on BBC World News. He is also the co-founder, chairman and CEO of Xinfu, a global CEO consultancy business.
Prior to that, Mr. Tappin was a managing partner at Heidrick and Struggles, a worldwide executive search firm. He also founded Edengene, an innovation services consultancy.
Mr. Tappin's early corporate career included experience as a senior manager at ICI, the global chemical company, and as a management consultant at KPMG.
Mr. Tappin was originally qualified as an accountant and has a joint MBA from Cranfield University and the University of Washington.
Mr. Pu is currently CFO of Zhaopin Limited and an independent director and the chairman of the audit committee of Wowo Limite and 3SBio.
Mr. Pu has more than twenty years of work experience in finance and accounting in both the United States and China. He served as CFO of UTStarcom Holdings Corp., and prior to that, as the CFO of China Nuokang Bio-Pharmaceutical Inc.
Mr. Pu received his MBA degree from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management in 2000 and his Master of Science degree in accounting from the University of Illinois in 1996. ■
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