Canadian Aviation Directors

Zongshen Zuo
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Director since 2004, Mr. Zongshen Zuo is the chairman and owner of Zongshen Industrial Group (ZIG). As a self-made entrepreneur, he founded ZIG in 1992 and now ZIG ranks as one of the 500 largest industrial companies in China. With about 30 subsidiaries, ZIG has total assets exceeding 5 billion Renminbi and an annual production capacity of 2 million motorcycles and 4 million motorcycles engines. Mr. Zuo is the vice chairman of the China Motorcycle Association and a standing member of the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce. He is also a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and actively participates in social charity programs.

Peter W.H. Tan
Director & Chief Risk Officer

Peter has been based in Greater China for 15 years and was co founder of the private equity & venture capital practice at Perkins Coie LLP and White & Case LLP Asia, advising emerging growth companies on fund raising transactions. He was then a lawyer qualified to practice in England, Hong Kong and Singapore. After which Peter moved into the fund management space and became founding partner of SIG China, the China private equity fund of leading US hedge fund Susquehanna International Group.

He has been substantially involved in more than 40 investments in China, 12 of which were eventually listed on international stock exchanges and has multiple directorships in a number of companies: he was director of Home Inns (NASDAQ: HMIN), E-House (NYSE: EJ) and Polybona Film Group (NASDAQ: BONA) prior to their IPO, was also previously a director at Ocean Butterflies Music as well as 51credit and is currently a director of Cathay Industries and US-listed company SearchMedia (NYSE MKT: IDI).

Joanne Yan
Independent Director

Joanne has been active in the cross border investment and M&A space, is familiar with the business culture and operations of North American and Chines businesses. She has over twenty years of experience advising, directing and managing publicly listed companies in North America, Europe and China, with respect to such matters as market access, business negotiations, project and company financing, strategic planning, business development, and governance and compliance. Joanne has advised on significant transactions between Chinese and North American companies, and has played a critical role that led to successful completion of such transactions, including merger and acquisitions, investment, corporate or project financing, and joint venture operations.

Joanne has been a senior corporate executive in a number of public and private companies. She has also been a lead director and chair of board committees with several publicly traded companies in Canada.

Zhang Jian

Mr. Zhang joined Zongshen Industrial Group as the Director of Investment in 2012 and been pointed as the xxx of Zongshen Tianchen xxx since 20xx … being responsible for the general aviation business development… Mr. Zhang had more than 20 years of experience as an investment officer and strategic analyst with various major Chinese companies including New Hope Group, Elion Group Company and Shanghai Chlor-Alkali Chemical Co., Ltd.

Mr. Zhang holds both a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Design and Automation and a MBA degree specializing in Technology Economy from Tsinghua University.