FAN Min is one of the Co-Founders of our company. He has served as the Vice Chairman of the Board since March 2013, and the President since February 2009. Mr Fan has been our Board Director since October 2006. He served as our Chief Executive Officer from January 2006 to February 2013 as our Chief Operating Officer from November 2004 to January 2006, and as our Executive Vice President from 2000 to November 2004. From 1997 to 2000, Mr Fan was the Chief Executive Officer of Shanghai Travel Service Company, a leading domestic travel agency in China. From 1990 to 1997, he served as the Deputy General Manager and in a number of other senior positions at Shanghai New Asia Hotel Management Company, which was one of the leading hotel management companies in China. Mr Fan currently serves on the Board of Directors of China Lodging Group, Limited. Mr Fan obtained his Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees from Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He also studied at the Lausanne Hotel Management School in Switzerland in 1995.