As the Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director of CAO Group, Mr Wang Yanjun is responsible for developing and implementing Board approved business strategies and overseeing the entire business of the Group. Mr Wang is concurrently the Chairman of CNAF Hong Kong Refuelling Limited (“CNAF HKR”) as well as the Chairman/President of China Aviation Oil (Hong Kong) Company Limited (“CAOHK”), where he directs and manages the day-to-day business operations in Hong Kong SAR, and also oversees the joint venture operations of CNAF HKR. Mr Wang is also the Chairman of North American Fuel Corporation, Deputy Chairman of Shanghai Pudong International Airport Aviation Fuel Supply Corporation Ltd and a Director of Oilhub Korea Yeosu Co., Ltd.
Please refer to profile of Mr Wang under "Board of Directors" section for more information.
As the Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”), Mr Xu Guohong leads CAO’s finance function with specific responsibility for financial management, reporting and accounting practices, financial planning and analysis, treasury and taxation. He directs and manages the Group’s day-to-day finance operations across all business units and also heads the risk management as well as compliance and internal audit functions. Concurrently, he also assists the CEO to oversee investor relations and infocomm technology (ICT) infrastructure initiatives in addition to his CFO duties. He also serves as the Director of China Aviation Oil (Hong Kong) Company Ltd, CNAF Hong Kong Refuelling Limited and Shanghai Pudong International Airport Aviation Fuel Supply Corporation Ltd.
Mr Xu has over 30 years of experience in the petroleum industry in China. Prior to joining CAO, Mr Xu was General Manager of the Audit Department at China National Aviation Fuel Group Limited (“CNAF”) between 2012 to 2017. From 2007 to 2012, Mr Xu was the Chief Financial Officer of CNAF Land Oil Company Limited and subsequently, Chief Financial Officer of CNAF Petroleum Company Limited. Before joining CNAF, Mr Xu served 19 years at the head office of PetroChina Jinxi Refining and Chemical Company as well as a branch of PetroChina Jinxi Petrochemical Company with responsibilities for financial assets management, accounting and audit.
Mr Xu holds a Master of Engineering in Software Engineering from Beihang University and a Bachelor degree in Accounting from Dongbei University of Finance and Economics. He is also a member of the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a Certified Internal Auditor as well as a certified Senior International Finance Manager (SIFM).
Mr Zou Yaoping, as Vice President of CAO, assists the Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director to oversee the management of the aviation fuel and other oil products trading businesses of the CAO Group. He will also have oversight responsibilities over the Aviation Fuel and Oil Products Trading Divisions.
Prior to his current appointment, Mr Zou was the Deputy General Manager of the Finance Department at China National Aviation Fuel Group Limited (“CNAF”) from May 2017 to August 2021. He joined CNAF in 2006 and had held various senior management roles with a portfolio spanning finance management, financial investment and hedging management, including serving as Senior Business Manager of the Finance Department at CNAF, as well as Department Manager and Assistant to General Manager of China National Aviation Fuel Finance Co., Ltd. Mr Zou began his career in 1997 and had previously worked at Hunan Materials Industry Group and Institute of Telecommunications Technology of China.
Mr Zou graduated from Central South University of Technology (now known as Central South University), majoring in International Finance, and also has a Master of Business Administration from Central South University. He is also a Senior Economist.