Deng Renjie appointed as Executive Director and the Chairman of the Board of CMPort

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Deng Renjie appointed as Executive Director and the Chairman of the Board of CMPort

The Board of Directors (the “Board”) of China Merchants Port Holdings  Company Limited (“CMPort” or the “Company”, HKSE Code: 00144) announces that it has resolved to appoint Mr. Deng Renjie as Executive Director and the Chairman of the Board to succeed Mr. Fu Gangfeng, who has resigned as Executive Director and the Chairman of the Board of CMPort due to change of work arrangement, with effect from 13 February 2020.

Mr. Deng Renjie, aged 50, is the Executive Vice President of China Merchants Group Limited. He graduated from Beijing Electronic Science and Technology Institute with a bachelor’s degree of Computer Science Management in October 1991. He later obtained a master’s degree of International Economic Law from Dalian Maritime University. Prior to his appointment as Executive Director of the Company, Mr. Deng Renjie successively served as Consultant of the General Office in Ministry of Transportation of China, Deputy Director of the General Office in Hunan Province, Deputy Secretary-General of Hunan Province, Deputy Secretary-General of the Party Committee of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and Assistant to General Manager, Director of Administration Department of China Merchants Group Limited and the Chairman of China Merchants Expressway Network & Technology Holdings Co., Ltd.. Mr. Deng is currently a member of the executive committee and Deputy Director of the 8th council of the China Highway & Transportation Society, Deputy Director of the China Communications Yearbook Council, Deputy Director of the China Communications Enterprise Management Association and the Chairman of China Merchants Port Group Co., Ltd., shares of which is listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. Mr. Deng was appointed to the Board of Directors as Executive Director of the Company on 1 June 2015 and retired as Executive Director of the Company on 29 November 2016.

 The Board expresses its sincere gratitude to Mr. Fu Gangfeng for his great contribution to the Company during his tenure as Executive Director and the Chairman of the Board.

With the support of China Merchants Group Limited, the guidance of the Board led by Mr. Deng Renjie, and the dedicated effort of everyone within the Company, the management of CMPort will upheld the strategic principle of leveraging on its long-term strategy, tapping the current edges, driving through technology and embracing changes, striving to fully realise the vision of becoming “a world class company” with a brand new look.