Senior Management

Executive Chairman

Mr Shi Yanliang is responsible for charting the overall corporate strategy, planning and development of the Group. He also provides guidance and support to the senior management, ensuring that the Company's operational objectives and sustainability goals are being met.

As Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company, Mr Shi presides over meetings of the Board of Directors as well as annual general meetings of the Company, and oversees the implementation of Board resolutions. He also acts as a liaison between the Company’s management and members of the Board of Directors, upholding effective corporate governance, fostering robust discussions, and ensuring the smooth functioning of the Board and its Board Committees.

Please refer to the profile of Mr Shi Yanliang under “Board of Directors” for more information.

Chief Executive Officer /Executive Director

Mr Lin Yi’s key responsibilities include providing leadership for all aspects of the Group’s business operations and implementing the business strategies of the Group to achieve its operational targets and business growth. 

He also oversees the implementation of all Board decisions and other Board-related matters as well as ensuring the quality and timeliness of information flow between the Board and Management of CAO.

Mr Lin has direct oversight responsibility over several Departments, i.e. Aviation Fuel and Oil Products Trading, Legal & Compliance, Office of Board Secretary, Technology & Information, Human Resource and Administrative Office. 

Please refer to the profile of Mr Lin Yi under “Board of Directors” for more information.

Chief Financial Officer/Vice President

Mr Zou Yaoping is responsible for the Company’s financial management functions and oversees the Group’s financial reporting and accounting practices, financial planning and analysis, treasury, and tax-related matters. Besides overseeing the Finance Department, Mr Zou also has oversight responsibility over the Risk Management Department and other management functions.

Mr Zou joined the Company in September 2021 as Vice President and had oversight responsibilities over the Aviation Fuel and Oil Products Trading Departments. Prior to joining the Company, Mr Zou was the Deputy General Manager-Finance of China National Aviation Fuel Group Limited (“CNAF”) from May 2017 to August 2021. He joined CNAF in 2005 and had held various senior management roles with a portfolio spanning finance management, financial investment, and hedging management in the Finance Department of CNAF as well as China National Aviation Fuel Finance Co., Ltd. 

Mr Zou graduated from Central South University, China, with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics (majoring in International Finance) as well as a Master of Business Administration. He is also a certified Senior Economist.