Directors and Senior Management
Wang XiaochuChairman & Chief Executive Officer

Aged 59, was appointed in September 2015 as an Executive Director, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Wang, a professor level senior engineer, graduated from Beijing Institute of Posts and Telecommunications in 1989 and received a doctorate degree in business administration from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2005. Mr. Wang served as Deputy Director General and Director General of the Hangzhou Telecommunications Bureau in Zhejiang province, Director General of the Tianjin Posts and Telecommunications Administration, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of China Mobile (Hong Kong) Limited, Vice President of China Mobile Communications Corporation, an Executive Director, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of China Telecom Corporation Limited, Chairman and President of China Telecommunications Corporation, and Chairman and a Non-Executive Director of China Communications Services Corporation Limited. Mr. Wang has served as a Director of Telefónica S.A. (listed on various stock exchanges including Madrid, New York and London) since September 2015. Mr. Wang also serves as the Chairman of China United Network Communications Group Company Limited ("Unicom Group"), China United Network Communications Limited ("A Share Company") and China United Network Communications Corporation Limited ("CUCL"), respectively. Mr. Wang has extensive experience in management and telecommunications industry.