Ms. Zhang Ying (張瑩), aged 52, is our regional director and is responsible for overseeing our stores and our sales and operations in Northern China. Ms. Zhang is a director and general manager at Beijing Huizhilesi.
Prior to joining our Group in July 2001, Ms. Zhang served as the north regional manager at Beijing Hong Kong Garland Trading Company Ltd (北京京港嘉寧商業有限責任公司), a branded toys distributor from March 1999 to July 2001, where she was primarily responsible for daily sales and operation management in Northern China. Ms. Zhang also last served as the north regional manager for the toys division at East Asiatic Company (China) Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Santa Fe Group A/S which is listed on NASDAQ Copenhagen A/S and is primarily engaged in the distribution of international consumer products from January 1994 to February 1999 where she was primarily responsible for daily sales and operations management in Northern China. From July 1986 to January 1994, Ms. Zhang served as a salesperson at Tianjin Pharmaceuticals, a parent company of three subsidiaries which are listed on the Shenzhen and Singapore stock exchanges respectively and is primarily engaged in the wholesale for medical equipment and medicine, where she was primarily responsible for preparing sales forecast, preparing and tracking orders and tracking sales performance. Ms. Zhang received her Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Technological English, from Tianjin College of Technology (天津理工學院) (now known as Tianjin University of Technology) in China in July 1986.