Niu Jie, male, born in 1968 , a Chinese citizen without permanent residency abroad. Mr. Niu graduated from Central South University in June 2003 with an undergraduate certificate of graduation in machinery design, manufacturing and automation. He is an engineer. Mr. Niu was a technician and office director of the loading and unloading machinery plant of Lanzhou Railway Bureau from February 1988 to October 1994. He joined CRRC ZELRI in October 1994 and served as the director of the production department of the PCB plant, the sales director of the production and operation department and the vice general manager of the marketing centre of CRRC ZELRI. He was the deputy general manager of the marketing centre of the Company from September 2005 to December 2006 and the general manager of the locomotives business department of the marketing centre of the Company from January 2007 to December 2008. He was the general manager of the locomotives business department of the Company from January 2009 to May 2013 and was deputy chief economist of the Company from January 2010 to June 2012. Mr. Niu has been a vice general manager of the Company since June 2012 and the Party secretary of the Company since October 2018. He currently serves as the Party secretary and a vice general manager of the Company.