Niu Jie, born in 1968, the Party secretary and the vice general manager. Mr. Niu is an executive director of Times Australia, Times USA, Times Brasil and Times Signal & Communication, and the director of the board of Baoji Times. Mr. Niu is an engineer. He joined CRRC ZELRI in October 1994 and served as the director of the production department of the PCB plant, the sales director of the production and operation department and the vice general manager of the marketing centre of CRRC ZELRI. He was the deputy general manager of the marketing centre of the Company from September 2005 to December 2006 and the general manager of the locomotives business department of the marketing centre of the Company from January 2007 to December 2008. He was the general manager of the locomotives business department of the Company from January 2009 to May 2013 and was deputy chief economist of the Company from January 2010 to June 2012. Mr. Niu was a technician and office director of the loading and unloading machinery plant of Lanzhou Railway Bureau from February 1988 to October 1994. Mr. Niu graduated from Central South University in June 2003 with an undergraduate certificate of graduation in machinery design, manufacturing and automation. Mr. Niu has been a vice general manager of the Company since June 2012 and the Party secretary of the Company since October 2018.