Liu Daxi, born in 1965, a vice general manager. Mr. Liu is the chairman of the board of directors of CRRC-AVC Thermal. Mr. Liu is a senior engineer. He joined CRRC ZELRI in July 1988. He has worked for the trial production department, the electrical equipment factory and the manufacturing centre of CRRC ZELRI. He has held various positions as deputy director and director of the engineering department of electrical equipment factory, deputy director of the electrical equipment factory, deputy director, director and general manager of the manufacturing centre. Mr. Liu served as deputy chief economist of the Company from January 2008 to December 2009 and the chief production officer of the Company from January 2010 to June 2012. He graduated from Northern Jiaotong University (currently known as Beijing Jiaotong University) in July 1988 with a bachelor’s degree in Electric Traction and Drive Control, and studied the MBA programme at Business School of Central South University from June 2003 to April 2005. He undertook a programme in leadership in manufacturing technology at the George Washington University in the United States from November 2003 to December 2003 and studied the programme for chief operation officer at Fudan University from September 2006 to March 2007. Mr. Liu has been a vice general manager of the Company since June 2012.