Tanke BioSciences Corporation, founded in 1997, is one of China's leading developers, manufacturers, and marketers of animal feed additives and livestock nutritional products. A recipient of several prestigious government awards and certifications, Tanke occupies a favorable competitive position in China's $6 billion animal feed additive market. The company's products optimize the growth and health of livestock and farmed seafood, helping China satisfy its 1.3 billion population’s growing demand for safe, high-quality and reasonably priced animal-protein food. All of Tanke's products are free of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), antibiotics, and are 100 percent environment-friendly, making them optimal for animal consumption.
Guixiong Qiu, Founder,CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors
Mr. Qiu has more than 13 years experience in the feed additives industry. Mr. Qiu earned an associate degree from South China Agricultural University with a major in Animal Inspection in 1987 and completed an Advanced Program in Agriculture Industrial and Business Management from Tsinghua University in 2005. After his graduation from college, Mr. Qiu worked for Zhengda Kangdi, a large feed producer, for three years. In 1991, he formed a logistic company trading animal drugs. From 1993 to 1996, Mr. Qiu assisted an associate in managing a flavor enhancer feed additive company. Mr. Qiu founded Guangzhou Tanke in 1997 and has been its CEO and Chairman of the Board since its inception.
Mr. Qiu served as a Vice President of the China Feed Industry Association and is a trustee of the Guangdong Province & Guangzhou City Feed Industry Association, Vice President of China Animal Health Association and trustee of China Green Industries Union Association. Mr. Qiu is also the President and a Director of Guangzhou Hai Hong Chuang Ltd.
Having worked for over 13 years in the feed additive industry, Mr. Qiu brings specialized knowledge of Guangzhou Tanke’s business to our Board of Directors.
Gilbert Kwong-Yiu Lee, Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Lee joined the Company as Chief Financial Officer on August 1, 2011 after a finance executive role at Dimensional Merchandising Inc., a family-owned beauty aid and pharmaceutical contract manufacturer based in Wharton, New Jersey, from 2010 to 2011. From 2008 to 2010, Mr. Lee served as Director of Finance of Two’s Company, a wholesale distributor that imports giftware and fashion accessories from China and India and is based in Elmsford, New York. From 1998 to 2008, Mr. Lee held director level positions in finance, operations, and marketing for Essilor of America, a U.S. subsidiary of Essilor International which is the world’s largest eyeglass lens producer based in France. Mr. Lee received his MBA degree from the University of Texas at Austin after earning a Master degree in accounting and a Bachelor degree in marketing. Mr. Lee is also a CPA and CMA.
Xugang Shu, Vice President of Research and Development
Dr. Shu joined Guangzhou Tanke in 2002 after receiving his Masters Degree in Chemistry from Guangdong University of Technology. From December 2002 until December 2004, he was in charge of Guangzhou Tanke’s product quality meeting ISO 9001 and 2000 standards and compliance with GMP. In 2005, Dr. Shu became Guangzhou Tanke’s Vice President for Research & Development and organized the technology research center that has been responsible for five patent applications. He has received numerous awards and received a PhD in Chemistry from Guangdong University of Technology.
Bo Jun, Marketing Director
Prior to joining Guangzhou Tanke in 2003, Mr. Jun was a sales manager responsible for the sale of feed products at Hunan Haihong Group. From 2002 to 2003, Mr. Jun was a business development officer of technology for Shunde Zhongtian Feed Industrial Co. He has a BA in Veterinary Sciences from Chongqing Southwest University.