Independent Non-Executive Director
Dr. Lin Jin Tong (林金桐), aged 72, is an independent non-executive director of the Company. He is also the chairman of the nomination committee and a member of the audit committee and the remuneration committee of the Company. Dr. Lin is currently a professor of Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (“BUPT”) (北 京郵電大學). He graduated from Peking University (北京大學) majoring in Physics, and obtained a master’s degree in engineering from BUPT. Dr. Lin further obtained a doctorate degree in Philosophy and an honorary doctorate degree in Science from University of Southampton, UK. He has worked as lecturer, professor, department head, vice president of BUPT and was also the president of BUPT from 1998 to 2007. Dr. Lin was also a member of the 10th Beijing Municipal Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference from 2003 to 2008. He was a deputy director-general of China Institute of Communications and is currently a fellow member of The Institution of Engineering and Technology. Dr. Lin has long been engaged in optical communication engineering, including research and teaching in the aspects of high- speed optical communication system and broadband optical access network. Dr. Lin is currently a director of Jiangsu Zhongtian Technology Co., Ltd., the shares of which are listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange and an independent director of Tongding Interconnection Information Co., Ltd., the shares of which are listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. He had been an independent director of Bright Oceans Inter-Telecom Corporation, the shares of which are listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, until his retirement in September 2015. Dr. Lin had also been an independent director of Jiangsu Tongguang Electronic Wire & Cable Corp., Ltd., the shares of which are listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, until his retirement on 11 November 2014. He joined the Group in 2012.