RENMIN TIANLI GROUP, INC. (NASDAQ: ABAC) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain OfficersItem 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On November 24, 2018, our Board of Directors elected Guangfu Liu to serve as Chief Executive Officer of our company, effective December 1, 2018. Mr. Liu succeeds Luchang Zhou who resigned concurrently with the election of Mr. Liu.
Mr. Liu, age 54, has extensive experience in the capital markets and has been involved with a number ofstart-ups in the internet industry. He has held positions in various companies in capital operations, corporate management,corporate strategy, market planning, project management, R&D management and business model development.
Mr. Liu received a master's degree in computer science in 1987 from Southeast University. From 1987 to 1992 he served as an instructor in Computer Science and investment strategies at Shenzhen University. Mr. Liu has developed a number ofsoftwareproducts for stock market analysis. From 1992 to 2000, he was chief executive officer of Shenzhen SmartRich Stock Analysis Technology Inc., which he founded to develop and market SmartRich technologies. He has also authored several books focused on stock market analysis and programming in multiple computer languages. Mr. Liu served as a senior consultant in connection with the establishment of the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. From 2000 to 2004, he served as CTO of Dapeng Securities Inc., where he was in charge of information technology and online stock trading. From 2005 to 2009, he served as the deputy CEOof chinae.com, a NASDAQ listed company. From 2010 to 2014, he was the chief executive officer of GPVAQ Inc, operating a points exchange platform of which he was the founder. From 2015 to 2017, he served as deputy CEO of Ginkgo (Yingxin) Capital. Mr. Liu has served as a consultant to Renmin Tianli Group since May 2018.