Zhang Zhiyong aged 56, has been an executive Director and chairman of the Board since September 2021.
Mr. Zhang served as a non-executive Director from May 2018 to September 2021.
He served as director of Qinhuangdao Telecommunications Bureau from November 1999 to July 2000, general manager of Qinhuangdao Branch of Hebei Telecom Company Limited from July 2000 to June 2002, deputy general manager of Beijing Telecom Company Limited from June 2002 to December 2002, and manager of the industry management department of China Telecommunications Corporation ("CTC") from December 2002 to June 2010.
Mr. Zhang graduated from Changchun Institute of Posts and Telecommunications (which was merged into Jilin University in 2000) in July 1986 with a bachelor's degree of wireless communications.
He graduated from Yanshan University in Qinhuangdao, PRC in July 2002 with a master's degree of engineering.
He also graduated from BI Norwegian Business School in August 2005 with a master's degree in management.