On September 10, 2020, Yubao Li, Chairman of Yunhong CTI Ltd. (the Company), was appointed as Chief Executive Officer and President.
Mr Li has served as a Director of the Company since January 13, 2020 and was elected as Chairman of the Board on June 1, 2020. Mr. Li has been serving as the Chairman of Yunhong International since its inception in January 2019 and served as its Chief Executive Officer from January 2019 to September 2019. Mr. Li has been serving as the president of Hubei Academy of Science and Technology since July 2018, one of the key multi-disciplinary universities in the province of Hubei. Since June 2018, Mr. Li has been serving as the Director of Photoproteins Research Centre at Chinas Academy of Management Science, a research insti tute situated in Beijing where he supports innovation by defining the research focus of the group. Mr. Li also serves as a director and/or officer of several other entities, including as the Executive Director and General Manager of Hubei Teruiga Energy Co., Ltd, a new energy technology company, since November 2017, the Executive Director of Hubei Yuntong Energy Co., Ltd., a solar power and agriculture company, since April 2016, the Executive Director and General Manager of Hubei Yun Hong photovoltaic Co., Ltd., a solar power and agriculture company, since May 2016, the President of Hubei Yunhong Deren Tourism Co., Ltd., a tourism project developer, since May 2016 and the President of Yunhong Group Holdings Co., Ltd., a company engaged in the business of solar power construction and solar photovoltaic power generation, since 2013. In addition, in 2013, Mr. Li founded China Hubei Yunhong Energy Group Co., Ltd., a Chinese nutrition company operating in China and abroad, and he currently serves as the Chairman of its board of directors. Mr. Li received his EMBA in Investment, Financing and Capital Strategy from Peking University. Due to his extensive investment and management experiences, we believe Mr. Li is well qualified to serve as a director and as Chairman of the Board.
Additionally, on September 10, 2020, John Klimek, a Director of the Company, was appointed as Secretary.
Mr. Klimek has been a director of the Company since June 2013. Mr. Klimek has been a practicing attorney in Illinois since 1984 specializing in corporate and securities law. From August 2004 to July 2018, Mr. Klimek was employed by HFR Asset Management, LLC, Chicago, Illinois, a hedge fund management company, most recently as President. Mr. Klimek brings strong financial, business and market acumen as well as compliance expertise and negotiating skills to the Companys Board of Directors. He holds a Juris Doctor and a BS Degree in Accountancy, both from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. He is also a director of Reliv International, Inc.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: September 16, 2020
YUNHONG CTI LTD.
Chief Financial Officer
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