The Board of Directors (the board) of China Mobile Limited (the company) announced that Mr. Xi Guohua has been appointed as Executive Director and Vice Chairman of the company with effect from 26 July 2011.
Mr. Xi Guohua, age 59, is currently the Secretary of the CPC Committee and Vice Chairman of China Mobile Communications Corporation, and a Director and Vice Chairman of China Mobile Communication Co., Ltd.
Mr. Xi formerly served as Deputy Director General of the Telegraph Bureau, Deputy Director of the Telecommunications Division, Deputy Director General and Director General of the Long-Distance Telecommunications Bureau, Deputy Chief Engineer and Deputy Director General of the Posts and Telecommunications Administration of Shanghai. Mr. Xi also served as Deputy Director General of the Telecommunications Bureau of the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications, Chairman and Executive Vice President of Shanghai Bell Company Limited, Vice Minister of the Ministry of Information Industry, President of China Network Communications Group Corporation and Vice Minister of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.
Mr. Xi graduated from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of Hefei University of Technology in 1977. Mr. Xi also holds a Master’s Degree in management from the Schoo lof Economics and Management of Shanghai Jiaotong University and a doctoral degree in management from the School of Economics and Management of Tongji University. Mr. Xi is a professor-level senior engineer and has extensive experience in telecommunications management, operations and technology.
As indicated in its press release, China Mobile firmly believes that Mr. Xi Guohua’s extensive experience and valuable expertise will be of great benefit to the company.