Management

Ye Wangchun
Chen Rong
Huang Runzhong
Tan Bin Ru
Fei Yiming
Bi Wei
Lo Wei Jye Jacky
Ricky Ou
Li Jie
Sun Jiachun

Ye Wangchun

Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Wangchun Ye has served as our chairman of the board of directors since June 2018, and as our director and chief executive officer since October 2017. Dr. Ye joined Shanghai OneConnect as chairman of the board of directors in 2015 and then became chief executive officer in 2016. Dr. Ye has more than 40 years of experience in finance and banking. Dr. Ye joined Ping An Group in March 2007. He served as a vice president of Ping An Bank Co., Ltd., or Ping An Bank, from March 2007 to November 2015. Prior to joining Ping An Group, Dr. Ye successively served as the general manager of both business department and human resources and training department and the general officer of the head office of Huaxia Bank Co., Limited from November 1999 to March 2007. From May 1984 to November 1999, Dr. Ye served in various senior management positions at different regional branches of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, including as vice president of Wuhan branch, head of the planning department of Hubei provincial branch, president of Jingmen branch, vice president of Jingmen branch, office manager of Jingzhou central branch and vice president of Honghu branch. From March 1973 to May 1984, Dr. Ye successively served as a credit loan officer and a vice office manager at a local branch of the PBOC, where he was responsible for credit and fund settlement management. Dr. Ye received his doctorate degree in management science and engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in June 2001.

Chen Rong

Director and Co-General Manager

Ms. Rong Chen is our co-general manager and has served as our director since October 2017. Prior to joining us, Ms. Chen served as a vice president of Ping An Bank from April 2014 to September 2017, and she also served as the chief financial officer of Ping An Bank from September 2016 to September 2017. Prior to that, Ms. Chen served as the assistant to the president of Ping An Bank from January 2012 to March 2014. From July 1993 to January 2012, Ms. Chen served in various senior management positions at Shenzhen Development Bank Co., Ltd., as the predecessor of Ping An Bank, including as president of Nantou branch, general manager of the credit department, executive director of the credit risk department, chief internal control executive officer, chief operating officer and the president of Shenzhen branch. Ms. Chen received her master’s degree in business economics from Zhongnan University of Economics and Law in 1993.

Huang Runzhong

Executive Vice President

Dr. Runzhong Huang is our executive vice president. Dr. Huang has also served as the chairman of the supervisory committee of Shenzhen OneConnect since March 2019. Dr. Huang has also served as secretary-general of Internet Finance Association of Small and Medium-sized Banks (Shenzhen) since April 2019. From July 2016 to December 2018, Dr. Huang served as secretary-general of China Banking Association. From October 2014 to July 2016, Dr. Huang served as a supervisor on the board of ExportImport Bank of China. Prior to that, Dr. Huang worked for the National Audit Office of the People’s Republic of China from August 2011 to October 2014 and the CBIRC, formerly known as the China Banking Regulatory Commission from September 2003 to August 2011. Dr. Huang received a bachelor’s degree in law from China Youth University of Political Studies in July 1994, a master’s degree in global economics from Renmin University of China in January 2000, and a doctorate degree in economics from Peking University in June 2003.

Tan Bin Ru

CEO of OneConnect in Southeast Asia

Ms. Tan has 22 years of comprehensive experience in sales and operations. She has helped multiple MNCs and start-ups develop successful sales strategies, achieve digital transformation and improve operational capabilities. She also managed employees from different regions including the Americas, Europe and Asia. She worked for Microsoft and served as Regional Sales Director for OCP and SMC in the Southeast Asia emerging markets region. Before joining Microsoft, she worked at Hewlett Packard for ten years, and has worked in Singapore and Houston on sales strategy, alliance management, business planning, global operations and strategy management. Ms. Tan graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Science (Statistics and Operations Research) and holds a postgraduate diploma in Supply Chain Management. She is a certified Master Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma.


Fei Yiming

Board Secretary, CEO of Enterprise Financial Service Division

Mr. Fei joined OneConnect in November 2017, and he is currently Board Secretary, and CEO of Enterprise Financial Service Division. Mr. Fei is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) with rich experience in the financial industry. He joined HSBC after graduation and worked for 8 years at McKinsey & Company as a Global Associate Director. He is experienced in strategy development and implementation in banking, insurance and asset management. Later, he served as COO and Risk Management Manager for wealth management at UBS Securities, assistant to President of China Fortune Land Development, and Strategy Director and Director of Financial Market of Langfang Bank. Mr. Fei received a Bachelor's degree from Fudan University.


Bi Wei

CEO of Insurance Division

With a Master's degree from Nankai University, Mr. Bi joined Ping An in 1993 and served as General Manager of the Tianjin Branch, Beijing Branch and Hubei Branch of Ping An Property & Casualty. He is currently CEO of the Insurance Division. Mr. Bi is an expert in the insurance industry, with 26 years of experience in the insurance industry and management. He has deep understanding of the development of the insurance industry and has rich practical experience in the Group’s comprehensive business development, external government and enterprise relations, and major projects. During his four years at the Hubei branch of Ping An Property & Casualty, the company has continued to double its annual performance. After joining OneConnect at the end of 2017, he built an industry-leading end-to-end insurance cloud platform in one year and signed contracts with more than 70 external insurers. The market share of property insurance was 30%, and that of life insurance was 23%. He used technology to empower the government, insurance companies and the auto aftermarket.


Lo Wei Jye Jacky

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Lo Wei Jye Jacky has served as our chief financial officer since October 2019. Prior to joining us, Mr. Lo held various finance leadership positions with Yum China Holdings, Inc., or Yum China, one of the largest restaurant companies in China, from 2016 to 2019. He was the chief financial officer and treasurer of Yum China from 2017 to 2019. Prior to joining Yum China, Mr. Lo had worked with Ernst & Young for 15 years, including as a partner and deputy director in the Asia Pacific Capital Markets Center of Ernst & Young, specializing in U.S. generally accepted accounting principles, SEC reporting and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance requirements. Mr. Lo graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a master’s degree in professional accounting, a bachelor’s degree in business administration with honors and a bachelor of arts degree in economics with honors. He is a certified public accountant in Texas and a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Ricky Ou

Chief Executive Officer of Gamma

Ricky joined Ping An in 2016, Before joined OCFT, he served as Chief Product Officer of Ping An Technology , General Manager of Ping An Cloud BU and Executive vice president of Ping An Smart City. Mr Ou leading Ping An Tech AI products to be carried out in hundreds of scenarios in government departments, public transport, financial trading and other industires with more than 1 billion calls for one year. Ricky now devotes himself to Ping An Cloud platform construction, cloud product planning and external business development. During his tenure in Ping An Smart City, Mr. Ou was in charge of the Smart Transportation, Smart Community and Smart Elderly Care Division and set up a car networking team. At the same time, he successfully promoted the cooperation and implementation of major projects such as the Shenzhen Public Security Project .

 

Prior to joining Ping An, Ricky served in Microsoft for nine years, as Regional Director of Windows and Office products in Greater China & Asia Pacific, Senior Director of Microsoft Azure and head of Strategic Partnership in Microsoft Asia, to promoted the rapid landing of Microsoft Cloud in China. Ricky also served in McKinsey for 7 years, setting down profound consulting management experience in finance, technology, telecommunications and other industries.

 

Li Jie

CTO

Li Jie, Ping An Second Class Medal winner. He began his career with Ping An in 1998. He served as Deputy General Manager, General Manager of the Development Dept. of Ping An Life Insurance and General Manager of OneConnect’s Technology Center. Currently, he is Assistant General Manager and CTO of Retail and Insurance Division.

Li has over 20 years of experience in R&D and management of financial core systems, Internet and fin-tech projects. He was responsible for technology platform incubation of multiple strategic fin-tech innovation projects in Ping An Group including Mobile Integrated Terminal, Hub-spoke Building for dozens of Ping An Apps, Bank OneConnect and Insurance OneConnect. He also won the Shenzhen Municipal Government Financial Innovation Award several times.

 


Sun Jiachun

Chief Marketing Officer of OneConnect

Mr. Sun joined Ping An Group in April 2009. From April 2009 to June 2016, he served as General Manager of the Business Management Department of Ping An Bank. He was responsible for the bank's corporate business. Since May 2016, he has been Chief Marketing Officer of OneConnect and is responsible for the Company’s marketing management. Sun received his doctorate in Investment Economics from the Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Fiscal Sciences under the Finance Ministry.