This excerpt taken from the EFUT 6-K filed Nov 10, 2009.
Nominees for election as Class I members of the Board of Directors to serve three year terms expiring in 2012:
Class I Director Nominee
Age – 50
Mr. Zhu has served as a director since 2005. Since 1994, Mr. Zhu has been an international business consultant with RMCC International, Inc., a Richmond, Virginia based import/export consulting firm. Mr. Zhu received a bachelor’s degree in English from Beijing Second Foreign Language Institute and a master’s degree in tourism and business from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Dong Cheng, Ph.D.
Class I Independent Director Nominee
Age – 41
Dr. Cheng has served as a director since 2005. Since 2002, Dr. Cheng has served as a Full Professor at the Business School at Renmin University of China. From 1995 to 2002, Dr. Cheng served as an Associate Professor at Renmin University, and from 1993 to 1995, Dr. Cheng served as an Assistant Professor at Renmin University. Dr. Cheng has written numerous articles on the development of Chinese business practices. Dr. Cheng received a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in computer software from Xi’an Jiao Tong University in China. He also received a doctorate degree in Business Administration from Renmin University and was a doctorate candidate in Computer Science from Peking University in Beijing, China.
Class I Independent Director Nominee
Age – 44
Mr. Lin is currently the Chief Executive Officer and a director of China Fire & Security Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CFSG), a leading total solution provider of industrial fire protection systems in China. Prior to joining China Fire & Security, from 2001 to 2005, Mr. Lin served as CEO of Beijing Linkhead Technologies. Prior to Linkhead, Mr. Lin was Director of R&D, Value-added Services Division of UTStarcom and held various management and technical positions with Nortel Networks, Motorola and Tandem Telecom in the United States. Mr. Lin received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China and a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Toronto, Canada.
THE BOARD RECOMMENDS A VOTE “FOR”
THE ELECTION OF EACH OF THESE
NOMINEES TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS.
INCREASE SIZE OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS
(ITEM 2(A) ON THE PROXY CARD)
Our Articles of Association provide that our Board of Directors shall consist of seven (7) persons. Under the laws of the Cayman Islands, we may amend this provision and increase the size of our Board of Directors by special resolution. A special resolution requires the approval of two-thirds (2/3) of the votes cast at a meeting of our shareholders.
Our Board of Directors has recommended that our Articles of Association be amended to increase the size of our Board of Directors to a range of seven (7) to eleven (11) persons. To the extent the size of Board of Directors increases, we will make every effort to ensure that the Board of Directors is divided into Class I, II and III directors as evenly as possible.
The approval of the amendment of our Articles of Association to increase the size of our Board of Directors requires that two-thirds (2/3) of the votes cast at the meeting be voted “FOR” the proposal. A properly executed proxy card marked “ABSTAIN” with respect to this proposal will not be voted.
The affirmative vote of the holders of two-thirds (2/3) of the shares present in person or represented by proxy and voting at the annual general meeting will be required to approve this Proposal 2(A). Unless otherwise indicated, the shares represented by the proxies being solicited will be voted “FOR” the amendment to our Articles of Association increasing the size of our Board of Directors to a range of seven (7) to eleven (11) persons.
THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS RECOMMENDS A VOTE “FOR”
THE AMENDMENT TO OUR ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION
INCREASING THE SIZE OF OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS
TO A RANGE OF SEVEN (7) TO ELEVEN (11) PERSONS.
ELECTION OF DIRECTORS AND DIRECTOR BIOGRAPHIES
(ITEM 2(B) ON THE PROXY CARD)
This excerpt taken from the EFUT 6-K filed Nov 5, 2008.
Nominees for election as Class III members of the Board of Directors to serve three year terms expiring in 2011:
Mr. Dai is currently the Director of External Relationship and International Cooperation of China Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (CASME), an organization aimed at advancing the interests of Chinas small and medium enterprises internationally. He is also former CEO of Vanda Computer Systems, a Hong Kong based public company focused on systems integration and banking application services in China. Mr. Dai has served in various other executive positions including General Manager of SAS China and General Manager of IBMs Greater China Distribution Industry Group. Mr. Dai received his bachelors degree in Industrial and Civil Construction from Wuhan Industrial University and his masters degree in Civil Engineering from Tsinghua University.
Mr. Yan is our Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and a director. He founded eFuture in 1997. From 1997 to 1999 and 2002 to 2004, Mr. Yan also served as our Chief Accounting Officer. From 1991 to 1997, Mr. Yan served as the general manager of the Bangda Information Industry Center of the Haikou Financial Bureau in the Hainan province of China. Mr. Yan received a bachelors degree in computer science and a masters degree in machine vision engineering from Chonqing University in China. From 1991 to 1994, Mr. Yan also served as the chief accounting software designer for Haikou Accounting Firm in the Hainan province of China. In his role as chief accounting software designer, Mr. Yan served as the development team leader responsible for writing the software in accordance with the accounting policies of the Chinese government, developing system architecture, and developing team organization. He has also studied accounting and finance at the Central University of Finance and Economics.
This excerpt taken from the EFUT 6-K filed Jul 6, 2007.
Nominees for election as Class II members of the Board of Directors to serve three year terms expiring in 2010:
DENNIS O. LAING
Class II Director Nominee
Class III Independent Director since April 20, 2007
Mr. Dennis O. Laing has practiced law in Richmond, Virginia for over 30 years. Mr. Laings law practice centers upon business and corporate law with special interest in energy, healthcare and technology sectors. Mr. Laing received a bachelors degree in government from the University of Virginia and a law degree from the University of Richmond. Mr. Laing was initially appointed to the Board of Directors to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of Mr. L. McCarthy Downs III upon the termination of appointment rights held by Anderson & Strudwick Incorporated received in connection with its service as underwriter in our initial public offering. Mr. Laing currently serves as a Class III director; however both he and the Board wish for Laing to be elected as a Class II director.
Class II Director Nominee
Ms. Ping Yu is our Companys Chief Financial Officer and is a United States-educated Certified Public Accountant. She received a bachelors degree from Hubei University and a masters degree in Business Administration from Rutgers University. From 1993 to 2001, Ms. Yu served various positions in different corporations, including service as a Senior Accountant of Longchamp Sales Corp. (August 1993June 1996), a Senior Analyst of Citic Industrial Bank (July 1996 September 1999), and Chief Officer of the Accounting Department of Walkalone Real Estate Co. (October 1999 April 2001). In 2001, Ms. Yu she received her masters degree and began work as an auditor for Golf & Wrobleski in New York (September 2002 February 2004). In 2004, on returning to China, Ms. Yu served as manager of the internal auditing section of Dongfeng Nissan (February 2004 June 2005), where she was responsible for internal control and risk management tasks. Before being employed by e-Future, Ms. Yu served as a specialist in Beijing Smartdot Technologies, Inc. (July 2005 December 2006), providing consultation to companies listed in the United States on meeting the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act as well as helping companies implement the COSO-Enterprise Risk Management-Integrated framework.