Officers & Directors

Officers & Directors

Management Team

Lei Cao
Lei Cao
Chief Executive Officer and Director
Lei Cao Mr. Cao is our Chief Executive Officer and a Director. Mr. Cao founded Sino-Global Shipping Agency Ltd. (“Sino-China”) in 2001 and has been the Chief Executive Officer since that time. Mr. Cao has been Chief Executive officer of our company since its formation. Prior to founding Sino-China, Mr. Cao was a Chief Representative of Wagenborg-Lagenduk Scheepvaart BV, Holland, from 1992 – 1993, Director of the Penavico-Beijing’s shipping agency from 1987 through 1992, and a seaman for Cosco-Hong Kong from 1984 through 1987. Mr. Cao received his EMBA degree in 2009 from Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Mr. Cao was chosen as a director because he is the founder of our company and we believe his knowledge of our company and years of experience in our industry give him the ability to guide our company as a director.
Zhikang Huang
Zhikang Huang
Chief Operating Officer
Zhikang Huang Mr. Huang has been our Chief Operating Officer since 2010. Prior to 2010, he served as Director of Sino-Global Shipping Australia, for which he was responsible for regional operations, marketing and regulation oversight. From 2006 through 2010, Mr. Huang served as our Company’s Vice President, with duties focused on company operation and strategy, international shipping and marketing. From 2004 through 2006, Mr. Huang served as our Company’s Operations Manager, and from 2002 through 2004, he served as an operator with our Company. Mr. Huang obtained his degree in English from Guangxi University in 1999.
Yafei Li
Yafei Li
Chief Technology Officer
Yafei Li Mr. Yafei Li has over 30 years of experience in the shipping industry and has been our Chief Technical Officer since August 2014. Mr. Li served as the assistant to the president of Qingdao Zhenghe Shipping (Group) Co., Ltd. from May 2010 through present. Before that, from August 1982 through April 2010, Mr. Li was a shipbuilding supervision engineer and ship management technical supervisor for Qingdao Marine Shipping Company.
Tuo Pan
Tuo Pan
Acting Chief Financial Officer and Director of Sino-Global Shipping Australia Pty Ltd.
Tuo Pan Our Acting Chief Financial Officer and Director of Sino-global shipping Australia Pty Ltd, Mrs. Pan, is a seasoned Certified Public Accountant licensed in Australia. Since 2008, Mrs. Pan has overseen the finance and accounting functions of Sino-Global Shipping Australia Pty Ltd. Mrs. Pan received her bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance and a master’s degree in Advance Accounting from the Curtin University of Technology in Western Australia. From August 2007 to July 2008, Mrs. Pan worked as Auditor and Project Manager of Baker Tilly China Ltd, and participated in various projects such as e-Future Information Technology Inc, TMC Education Corporation Ltd, project from China Ministry of Commerce, etc.

Board of Directors

Lei Cao
Lei Cao
Chief Executive Officer and Director
Lei Cao Mr. Cao is our Chief Executive Officer and a Director. Mr. Cao founded Sino-Global Shipping Agency Ltd. (“Sino-China”) in 2001 and has been the Chief Executive Officer since that time. Mr. Cao has been Chief Executive officer of our company since its formation. Prior to founding Sino-China, Mr. Cao was a Chief Representative of Wagenborg-Lagenduk Scheepvaart BV, Holland, from 1992 – 1993, Director of the Penavico-Beijing’s shipping agency from 1987 through 1992, and a seaman for Cosco-Hong Kong from 1984 through 1987. Mr. Cao received his EMBA degree in 2009 from Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Mr. Cao was chosen as a director because he is the founder of our company and we believe his knowledge of our company and years of experience in our industry give him the ability to guide our company as a director.
Zhikang Huang
Zhikang Huang
Chief Operating Officer
Zhikang Huang Mr. Huang has been our Chief Operating Officer since 2010. Prior to 2010, he served as Director of Sino-Global Shipping Australia, for which he was responsible for regional operations, marketing and regulation oversight. From 2006 through 2010, Mr. Huang served as our Company’s Vice President, with duties focused on company operation and strategy, international shipping and marketing. From 2004 through 2006, Mr. Huang served as our Company’s Operations Manager, and from 2002 through 2004, he served as an operator with our Company. Mr. Huang obtained his degree in English from Guangxi University in 1999.
Tieliang Liu
Tieliang Liu
Independent Director
Tieliang Liu Dr. Liu currently serves as the vice president in charge of accounting and finance to China Sun-Trust Group Ltd. and has held this position since 2001. Dr. Liu was a financial controller for Huaxing Group Ltd from 1998 to 2001. From 1996 through 1998, he was the chief accountant of China Enterprise Consulting Co., Ltd. Before working in the industry, Dr. Liu taught accounting and finance in a university for more than ten years and has published tens of books and articles. Dr. Liu is a CPA in China. He received a PhD, master and bachelor degrees from Tianjin University of Finance and Economics. Dr. Liu has been chosen to serve as a director because of his accounting and business knowledge and experience in working with Chinese companies.
Jing Wang
Jing Wang
Independent Director
Jing Wang Mr. Wang joined our Board of Directors in 2007. Mr. Wang currently serves as Chief Economist to China Minsheng Banking Corp., Ltd. and has held this position since December 2002. Mr. Wang was a Chinese Project Advisor for the World Bank from 1990 until 1994. From 1998 through 2000, Mr. Wang was the vice director of Tianjin Security and Futures Supervision Office, in charge of initial public offerings and listing companies. Mr. Wang is an independent director for Tianjin Binhai Energy & Development Co. Ltd., (Shenzhen Stock Exchange: 000695); Tianjin Marine Shipping Co., Ltd. (Shanghai Stock Exchange:600751); and ReneSola Company (London Stock Exchange: SOLA). Mr. Wang received a Bachelors degree in Economics from Tianjin University of Finance and Economics. Mr. Wang was chosen as a director because of his economics background and experience working with public companies.
Ming Zhu
Ming Zhu
Independent Director
Ming Zhu Mr. Zhu has been an international business consultant with RMCC Investment LLC, a Richmond, Virginia based consulting firm, since 1994. Mr. Zhu holds a master’s degree in tourism and business from Virginia Commonwealth University. Mr. Zhu has also served as an independent director at eFuture Information Technology Inc. since 2007 and as an independent director of Tri-Tech Holding, Inc. since 2012. Mr. Zhu has been chosen to serve as a director for his extensive business and consulting background to offer advice on best practices and business development and expansion.

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