Company Introduction

Incorporated in Cayman Island on January 23, 2018, China Xiangtai Food Co., Ltd. is primarily a pork processing company that has operations across key sections of the industry value chain, including slaughtering, packing, distribution, and wholesale of a variety of fresh pork meat and parts.

We offer two main series of our products, namely the processed series and the fresh series.

We purchase live hogs through distributors who purchase hogs from well-known big hog farms located in different cities in southern China. We use an automated standard modern production line to slaughter the hogs and pack the fresh pork and byproducts. We deliver the fresh pork to local distributors who then resell the fresh pork to smaller wholesalers and retail vendors. Main products from the processed series include shredded meat, sliced meat, meat stuffing, pickled meat, lamb and offal, sausage, bacon, steamed meat, breaded chicken and spicy meat.

We also purchase fresh pork, beef, lamb, chicken, duck, and rabbit meat from local farmers. We process fresh pork, beef, lamb, chicken, duck, and rabbit meat into processed products. We sell fresh pork and processed meat products to both wholesale and retail markets. Main products from the fresh series include fresh pork and byproducts, beef, lamb, chicken, duck and rabbit meat.

Maintaining the highest industry standards for food safety, product quality and sustainability is one of our core values. We have food circulation permit and national industrial production certificate. Our operations comply with international standards and we have obtained a series of certifications, such as ISO9001, ISO22000 and HACCP. We have strict quality control systems in each segment of our value chain, from production through sales and distribution.

We have more than 200 employees. In our slaughterhouse and processing facility, we have a standardized and automatic production line for hog slaughtering and meat packing. We also have meat processing rooms and standardized freezers to process and store processed meat product. Our slaughtering plant in Linshui Industrial Park, Sichuan Province covers an area of 27,000 square meters. Our processing factory in Fuling, Chongqing, covering an area of 8,000 square meters. We have 6 registered trademarks in PRC.

We are committed to provide consumers with high-quality, nutritious and tasty products through our portfolio of trusted and well-known brands and to driving consumption trends, while setting a high industry standard in product quality and food safety.

Management Team

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Zeshu Dai

Chairwoman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

Ms. Dai has been our Chairwoman of the Board and CEO since our inception, January 23, 2018. Ms. Dai graduated from high school in 1982. She worked as a cashier at Qu County Xiandu Operation Cooperative from January 1983 to December 1985. She was the sales manager at Chongqing Liangping Meat Factory from January 1986 to December 2000. From January 2001 to May 2014, Ms. Dai was the Chief Supervisory Offer. She has been the director of CQ Penglin and GA Yongpeng since November 2005 and June 2008, respectively. She is familiar with the meat processing industry and has extensive managing experience.
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Xiaohui Wu

President and Director

Mr. Wu has been our President since January 23, 2018 and our director since May 8, 2018. He has been the Director and CEO of Geniusland International Capital Ltd. since 2007. Before that, Mr. Wu was the Senior Project Manager at Genesis Equity Partner LLC, where he helped Chinese companies to raise capital in the United States. Prior to that, Mr. Wu had extensive experience with Hong Kong economic affairs while he worked at the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of PRC from 1996 to 2006. Mr. Wu acquired his bachelor’s degree in English from Jilin University in 1996 and his master’s degree in finance from Renmin University of China, School of Finance. Mr. Wu is familiar with the capital market in the United States and is experienced in finance and management.
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Xia Wang

Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Wang has been our Chief Financial Officer since January 23, 2018. However, Ms. Wang has been working at CQ Penglin in the accounting department since 2008 after she acquired her bachelor’s degree in environmental science major from Chongqing University of Arts and Science. Ms. Wang started as a clerk at CQ Penglin from 2008 to 2010. She then worked as assistant accountant from 2010 to 2011. She was promoted to accounting supervisor in 2011, and was appointed as CFO in 2014. She oversees our accounting department, which include duties such as reviewing all the accounting functions performed by our accounting staff, maintaining our accounting book and records, reporting to the Board of Directors, managing budget, reviewing cost, etc.

Board of Directors

Name
Role
Zeshu Dai
Chairwoman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Xiaohui Wu
President and Director
Penglin Wang
Director
Bangquan Ou
Independent Director
Zhaorong Zhu
Independent Director
Yun Xia
Independent Director
K. Bryce Toussaint
Independent Director
Scott Silverman
Independent Director

Zeshu Dai

Chairwoman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

Ms. Dai has been our Chairwoman of the Board and CEO since our inception, January 23, 2018. Ms. Dai graduated from high school in 1982. She worked as a cashier at Qu County Xiandu Operation Cooperative from January 1983 to December 1985. She was the sales manager at Chongqing Liangping Meat Factory from January 1986 to December 2000. From January 2001 to May 2014, Ms Dai was the Chief Supervisory Offer. She has been the director of CQ Penglin and GA Yongpeng since November 2005 and June 2008, respectively. She is familiar with the meat processing industry and has extensive management experience.

Xiaohui Wu

President and Director

Mr. Wu has been our President since January 23, 2018 and our director since May 8, 2018. He has been the Director and CEO of Geniusland International Capital Ltd. since 2007. Before that, Mr. Wu was the Senior Project Manager at Genesis Equity Partner LLC, where he helped Chinese companies to raise capital in the United States. Prior to that, Mr. Wu had extensive experience with Hong Kong economic affairs while he worked at the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of PRC from 1996 to 2006. Mr. Wu acquired his bachelor’s degree in English from Jilin University in 1996 and his master’s degree in finance from Renmin University of China, School of Finance. Mr. Wu is familiar with the capital market in the United States and is experienced in finance and management.

Penglin Wang

Director

Mr. Wang has been our Director since May 8, 2018. He has been the Chief Supervisory Officer of CQ Penglin since April 2014. Mr. Wang acquired his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Chongqing University in 2015. Mr. Wang is familiar with the operation of the company.

Bangquan Ou

Independent Director

Mr. Ou has been our Independent Director since May 8, 2018. He has worked at Chongqing Meat Industry Association as the secretary and executive vice president since June 2004. Mr. Ou was the deputy secretary at Chongqing Refrigeration and Supply Chain Industry Association. From February 1972 to October 2003, Mr. Ou worked at District Food Company and had served as deliveryman, clerk, warehouse manager, business section chief manager, vice president, president, and general secretary throughout the years. Before that, Mr. Ou was a butcher at Chongqing Jiangbei District Food Company. Mr. Ou graduated from Chongqing No.36 High School in 1979. Mr. Ou has also received the “Food Safety Standard Edition System Training Certificate” issued by Chongqing Municipal Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision in 2005, the occupational qualification certificate of "Cooked Meat Product Processing Technician" issued by Chongqing Vocational Skill Identification Guidance Center in 2006, the "National Qualification Certificate for Slaughtered Technical Staff of Live Pigs Slaughterhouse (Field)" issued by the Livestock and Poultry Management Office of the Ministry of Commerce in 2010 and the “National Professional Skills Competition Referee Certificate” issued by the Occupational Skills Identification Center of the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security in 2012. Mr. Ou is very experienced with the meat packing and meat processing industry, and is a respected and resourceful figure in the industry.

Zhaorong Zhu

Independent Director

Mr. Zhu has been our Independent Director since May 8, 2018. He is currently an assistant professor at Southwest University, School of Animal Science. Before that, from July 2005 to July 2017, Mr. Zhu worked at Southwest University as an associate professor at the Animal Medicine Department, the general secretary and department deputy director of the Fisheries Department, and the deputy director of the Technology Industry Department. From September 2001 to July 2005, Mr. Zhu was associate professor and deputy director at Technology Industry Department at Southwest Agricultural University. He was an assistant professor, lecturer, and the associate professor at Department of Animal Medicine and deputy director of Department of Science and Technology at Sichuan Animal Husbandry and Veterinary College from 1983 to 2001. Mr. Zhu acquired his bachelor’s degree in Chinese Medicine from Chengdu College of Chinese Medicine in 1986 and associate degree in Animal Medicine from Sichuan Animal Husbandry and Veterinary College in 1983. Mr. Zhu is an expert in Animal Medicine and has received the Chongqing Aquaculture Forensic Qualification Certificate, the Expert certificate of Chongqing Public Safety Technical Expert Committee, and the Ministry of Agriculture Practicing Veterinary Qualification Certificate.

Yun Xia

Independent Director

Ms. Xia has been our Independent Director since May 8, 2018. She has also been working at Chongqing International Freight Forwarders Association since June 2015, as secretary and deputy secretary. She was an independent director at Chongqing Foreign Economic & Trade (Group) Co. Ltd. from 2012 to 2014. She was the deputy general manager at Chongqing Bonded Port Development Management CO., Ltd. from 2009 to 2012. Before that, Ms. Xia worked as the chief of Chongqing Customs Supervision Department, Customs Clearance Department, and Review Department from 1998 to 2008, as chief personnel officer and deputy director of Personnel Education Department of Chongqing Customs from 1987 to 1998, as clerk at Personnel Education Division at Chongqing Municipal Bureau of Culture from 1985 to 1987, as clerk at Personnel Education Division at Chongqing Publishing Bureau, and as a nurse and assistant military medical officer at Railway Soldiers’ Sixth Division Hospital from 1970 to 1983. Ms. Xia acquired her bachelor’s degree in law (lawyer practice focused) from Southwest China University of Political Science and Law in 2004, an associate degree in Management from Central Party School in 1996, an associate degree in law from Southwest China University of Political Science and Law, an associate degree in Political Science from Chongqing Municipal Party University in 1985, and an associate degree in Anesthesia from Fourth Military Medical University in 1979. Ms. Xia is experienced in trade and is an expert in the legal framework of trade and business.

K. Bryce Toussaint

Independent Director

Mr. Toussainthas been our Independent Director since August 8, 2020. Mr. Toussaint is a highly accomplished, result-driven entrepreneur with more than 20 years of business experience, including extensive work in providing merger and acquisition consulting, raising capital (equity and debt), project and corporate finance, private equity due diligence and accounting systems integration, with an emphasis in the energy (renewable, E&P, and midstream), manufacturing, nutraceutical and technology industries. Mr. Toussaint is well versed on SEC rules and regulations as well as Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) promulgated by the Financial Accounting Stands Board. He currently serves as the Chairman and Interim CEO of Principal Solar, Inc. a position he has held since September of 2018. Mr. Toussaint formally served as Chief Executive Officer and Board member of Nasdaq listed Corporation MYOS RENS Technology Inc. from December 2015 until 2016. Mr. Toussaint built the foundation of his career at KPMG LLP, where he served both foreign and domestic registrants with reporting, mergers and acquisitions consulting and other capital market engagements from August 1996 to June 2000. In between, he also built a successful consulting practice assisting businesses of various sizes with process improvement and compliance initiatives, developing their management teams, accounting and reporting structure, providing strategic and operational expertise, and raising equity and debt financing, generally serving in an interim management capacity. Mr. Toussaint obtained both his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and his Master of Business Administration degrees from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Mr. Toussaint is also certified as a CPA in the State of Texas.

Scott Silverman

Independent Director

Mr. Toussainthas been our Independent Director since August 14, 2020.Mr. Silverman has over 25 years of business success on national and international levels, with a highly diverse knowledge of financial, legal and operations management; public company management, accounting and SEC regulations. Mr. Silverman specializes in establishing and streamlining back-office policies and procedures and implementing sound financial management and internal controls necessary for enterprise growth and scalability. Mr. Silverman is currently a director nominee of Muliang Viagoo Technology, Inc. Mr. Silverman is also a partner and CFO of VC Capital Holdings, a diversified PE firm with portfolio investments in hospitality, healthcare and construction and engineering. Additionally, Mr. Silverman serves as the CFO of Riverside Miami, a mixed use entertainment, food and beverage project in Miami, FL. He also serves as the CFO of Healthsnap, Inc. a healthcare SaaS platform on the cutting edge of remote patient monitoring and chronic care management. Mr. Silverman is one of the founders, and serves as President and CEO, of EverAsia Financial Group, which grew into a multi-national corporate financial management and advisory firm serving clients in the United States and Asia, and JJL Capital Management, a private equity firm specializing in investing in startup, early- and mid-stage companies. Prior, while serving as the VP of Finance of Itopia, Mr. Silverman was involved in the raise of over $5 million in Series A capital, reduced expenses by more than 40% and participated in a 100% increase in year-over-year top line revenues. Mr. Silverman has orchestrated investor exits for multiple companies, including direct participation in taking 7 companies public. He has also assisted in raising over $35 million for client companies, both public and private. He has a bachelor’s degree in finance from George Washington University and a Master’s degree in accounting from NOVA Southeastern University.

Board Committee Composition

Director
Audit Committee
Compensation Committee
Nominating Committee
Peng Hu
(1)(2)
(1)
(1)
Yun Xia
(1)
(1)
(1)
Bangquan Ou
(1)
(1)
(1)(2)
Zhaorong Zhu
(1)
(1)(2)
(1)

(1) Committee member

(2) Committee chair