Board of Directors

Chifeng Board Directors

Wang Jianhua
Chairman and President of Chifeng
Lv Xiaozhao
Joint Chairman of Chifeng and Chief Engineer – Geology. Director of Hanfeng Mining
Fu Xueseng
Joint Chairman of Chifeng and Chief Engineer. Director of LXML
Paul Harris
Director and Executive President of Chifeng. Director and GM of LXML
Chen Zhiyong
Director and Executive President of Chifeng. Director of Wassa Mine
Gao Bo
Director and Executive President of Chifeng, and Chief Engineer – Mining. Director of Jilong
Li Jinqian
Director and Executive President of Chifeng, and Chief Engineer – Processing. Director of Wulong
Zhao Qiang
Director and Executive President of Chifeng, and CFO. Director of Guangyuan
Zhou Xinbing
Executive President of Chifeng
Chen Tiehe
Executive President of Chifeng. GM of Wassa Mine.

LXML Board Directors

Xuesheng Fu

Joint Chairman of Chifeng and Chief Engineer
Board Director of Lane Xang Minerals Limited
President of Lane Xang Minerals Limited

Mr Xuesheng Fu was appointed LXML President on 30 November 2020. He has more than 36 years’ experience in the mining industry. He holds various senior executive and leadership roles in top tier mining company, Shangdong Group.

Mr Fu holds a Bachelor and Master of Mining and Metallurgy from Beijing University, and PhD in Business Administration from Victoria University, Switzerland.

Paul Harris

Director and Executive President of Chifeng
Board Director of Lane Xang Minerals Limited
General Manager – LXML Sepon

Mr Paul Harris was appointed General Manager of LXML Sepon in 2018.

Mr Harris was also appointed LXML Board Director in 2019 and Chifeng Gold Board Director in Jan 2020. Mr Harris joined LXML Sepon as Operation Manager in 2015. He brings more than 25 years’ experience in the international mining industry, both in underground and open pit mining, and more than 17 years’ experience in Senior Executive and leadership roles in Australia. Paul has experience working with large mining companies including BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, and MMG.

Mr Harris holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Geological) from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and a Graduate Diploma of Mining from the University of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia.

Saman Aneka

Managing Director of Board Director of Lane Xang Minerals Limited
Vice General Manager – Stakeholder Relations

Mr Saman Aneka has been involved with LXML Sepon since initial exploration of the site. He was part of the discovery team of the Sepon gold-copper mineralization in early 1989.

Mr Aneka joined CRAE of Australia to conduct a literature research of geo-minerals reports and progressed Sepon towards the signing of a Minerals Exploration and Production Agreement (MEPA) with the Lao Government in 1993.

Mr Aneka has more than 30 years’ experience in the international mining industry, including extensive field experience in Indonesia, PNG, Philippines, China, Thailand, and Australia.

Mr Aneka holds a Master of Science in hard rock geo-mineral exploration from the former Soviet Union.

Zhiyong Chen (Kevin)

Director and Executive President of Chifeng.
Board Director of Lane Xang Minerals Limited
Board Director of Wassa Mine

Mr Kevin has more than 13 years’ experience in investment, banking and mining and metal industry with focus on cross merging and acquisition across China, Taiwan, and Australia.

He holds a dual Master of Business Administration from Beijing University, and the National University of Singapore.

Soulivath Souvannachoumkham

Director General, Department of External Finance and Debt Management, Ministry of Finance, Lao PDR
Board Director of Lane Xang Minerals Limited

Mr Soulivath Souvannachoumkham was appointed LXML Board Director in November 2019.

Mr Souvannachoumkham has more than 18 years of experience in financial management with the Ministry of Finance, Lao PDR. He was appointed as Advisor to the Executive Director at World Bank Headquarters in Washington D.C, USA.

Mr Souvannachoumkham holds a Master of International Relations in Economics and Politics from the University of Lodz, Poland.

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