• Chen Feng

    • Li Xianhua

    • Tan Xiangdong

    • Chen (Daniel) Xiaofeng

    • He Jiafu

    • Sun Mingyu

    • Zhang Cong

    Chen Feng

    FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, HNA GROUP

    Chen Feng is a founder of HNA Group and has served as the Chairman of Board of HNA Group since 2000. Since co-founding the Company in 1993, Mr. Chen has transformed a regional airline based on Hainan Island into a modern comprehensive airline service operator. He is the Chairman of HNA Group Co. LTD from 2018 till now.

    Mr. Chen is leading his team to drive success through a focus on integrity, excellence in performance and innovation. Through his commitment to social responsibility, HNA Group is bringing the world closer together, supporting local communities, and using its resources responsibly.

    Mr. Chen’s career is rooted in aviation and global commerce. His background includes positions at the Civil Aviation Administration of China and the National Air Regulations Bureau in China, and he served as the Aviation Business Advisor to the Provincial Governor of Hainan province.

    Mr. Chen has received several awards recognizing his excellence in business and entrepreneurship, including being named “Asian Business Leader” by CNBC. In 2006, Mr. Chen was awarded the “Medal of the Commander in the Order of the Crown” by the Prime Minister of Belgium in honor of HNA Group’s contributions to economic exchange and development between China and other countries. In 2017, Mr. Chen was awarded the “Knights of the Oriental Art” by the Belgian Parliament in honor of HNA Groups contributions to communications between the East and the West.

    Mr. Chen graduated from the Lufthansa College of Air Transport Management in Germany and received an MBA from Maastricht School of Management in the Netherlands. He also completed advanced studies in senior management at Harvard University.

    Li Xianhua

    VICE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, HNA GROUP

    Li Xianhua is the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, HNA Group.

    Mr. Li has held a number of senior level positions, including serving as the company’s Executive President and CEO from 2000 to 2014. He previously served as a Senior Executive Assistant and the Chief Secretary of the Board of Directors of Hainan Airlines Group Company and was Chairman of HNA Airport Group and HNA Xinhua Culture Holdings.

    Earlier in his career, Mr. Li worked at the National Price Bureau.

    Mr. Li is a recognized leader in China’s business community, having received numerous awards, including being named the “4th Hainan Province Meritorious Entrepreneur” in 2006 and the “National Labor Model” in 2015.

    Mr. Li graduated from Wuhan University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and holds a Master’s degree from Maastricht School of Management in the Netherlands.

    Tan Xiangdong

    CEO, HNA GROUP

    Adam Tan is CEO of HNA Group. Mr. Tan has served as a Director of HNA Group since 2001 and was named Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors in 2013. He assumed the role of CEO in 2016.

    Under Mr. Tan’s leadership, HNA Group is executing on a two-pronged strategy of organic growth and strategic investments to become a global market leader in each of its three core pillars – tourism, logistics and financial services. In the past year, Mr. Tan has overseen investments in Hilton, Carlson Hotels, Ingram Micro, Gategroup, Avolon and Swissport, among others, further positioning the company at the forefront of its core business areas.

    Prior to becoming CEO, Mr. Tan served as President of HNA Group from 2013 to 2016, and also was Chairman of HNA Capital, the financial services unit of HNA Group. From 2007 to 2011, he served as Executive Chairman of HNA Industry Holding, which has since been renamed HNA Capital. Currently, he is also the Chairman of HNA Innovation Finance Group.

    Mr. Tan also serves as the Chairman of the Boards of Directors of Avolon, Gategroup, Swissport and Ingram Micro.

    In August 2017, Mr Tan was awarded the “Medal of the Commander in the Order of the Crown” by the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in honor of HNA Group’s contributions to economic exchange and development between China and Belgium. In November of the same year, he was awarded the Calvary Medal in recognition of his distinguished corporate and philanthropic leadership in the international business community.

    Mr. Tan graduated from the Capital University of Business and Economics with a Master’s degree in Economics and received an MBA from St. John’s University in New York. He also studied at Harvard Business School from 2000 to 2001.

    Chen (Daniel) Xiaofeng

    MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND PRESIDENT, HNA GROUP, CHAIRMAN AND CEO, HNA GROUP NORTH AMERICA

    Mr. Chen, who began his career at HNA Group in 2012, has held a number of senior level positions, including General Manager of the North American business management center of HNA Group, President of HNA Group North America, and Chairman and President of HNA Logistics (North America). Mr. Chen graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering. He also completed the China Business Leader Executive Training Program from the Harvard Business School.

    He Jiafu

    MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, AND SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, HNA GROUP

    He Jiafu, who began his career at HNA Group in 1993, has held a number of senior level positions, including Vice Director of the HNA Group Administration Office, Premier Vice Chairman of the HNA Hospitality Group, Vice President of HNA Property Holdings (Group), President and Executive Chairman of HNA Group Huanan Headquarters, Chairman of HNA Infrastructure Industrial Group, Vice President of HNA Holding, Vice Chairman of HNA Retailing Holding, Chairman and President (CEO) of CCOOP Group, and Executive Vice Chairman, CEO, and President of HNA Logistics.  

    Mr. He graduated from Nankai University, receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Chinese Literature, later receiving a MBA from the Maastricht School of Management in the Netherlands.

    Sun Mingyu

    CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, HNA GROUP, DIRECTOR AND SECRETARY GENERAL OF HAINAN PROVINCE CIHANG CHARITY FOUNDATION.

    Chairman of the board of supervisors, HNA Group, director and secretary general of Hainan Province Cihang Charity Foundation.

    Zhang Cong

    MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, HNA GROUP

    Zhang Cong, who began his career at HNA Group in 1997, previously held positions within HNA Group including Senior Assistant to the Executive President, General Manager of the Human Resources Department, and General Manager of the Project Development and Management Department, as well as Chairman of HNA Airport Management Co., Ltd., Chairman of Hainan Meilan International Airport Co., Ltd., and Vice Chairman of Tianjin Airlines. Mr. Zhang graduated from the Civil Aviation Institute of China, receiving a Bachelor’s degree in English.