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2019 Advisory Board

The below Advisory Board members are working hard to put together a programme that is informative and exciting. The members bring together years of knowledge and experience from across the tire industry supply chain.

  • Vinson Bing

    Director, Norms & Regulations Michelin China

    Vinson Bing is Director, Norms & Regulations, Michelin China.

    After graduated from Beijing Research & Design Institute of Rubber Industry, he worked in Michelin for more than 20 years. He was Product Marketing Manager, Sales & Marketing Training Manager, and Michelin China R&D Métier School Manager.

  • Jimi Han

    Chassis Manager NIO

    Jimi Han is chassis manager of NIO, in charge of Tyres, Wheels, TPMS, TWA, Tools, damper and Accessories. He graduated from Beijing university of technology, and issued six patents during work, three of them are Patent for Invention.

    He has participated more than ten programs, like NIO ES8, ES6 and Volvo S90, S60, XC60 and so on, including summer tires, A/S tires, winter tires, self-sealing tires and sealant tires.

    He likes to invest the relationship between the tire attributes and vehicle performances, and defined new functions and new testing specifications for NIO programs.

  • Henry He

    General Manager Smithers

    General Manager of Smithers (Suzhou) Bachelor degree of Measurement & Control Technology and Instrument, Master degree of Business Administration. Henry has been working in tire & wheel testing industry as test Engineer, Lead Test engineer & Lead quality system.  Main responsibility of Henry is Tire & wheel testing, data analysis, test method development, Company operations & management.

  • Hu Houbao

    Lead SQE SAIC-GM

    He got his bachelor degree of Rubber engineering from Qingdao University of Science and Technology in 2001.He got his master degree of Corporate Management from Nanjing university of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Now, he is responsible for the supplier management and development of Tire and wheel system at SAIC-General Motor (SGM);The member of The Technical Committee on Tyre and Rim Standardization of China ;The member of Technical expert group for compulsory product certification on of China;The member of Technical expert group for Comprehensive Utilization of waste Rubber Branch China Rubber Industry Association;He finished The ECO-innovation system and the Goverance of Green industry,The project is support Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai.

  • Li Lun

    Section Officer of Chassis Rig Test Unit General R&D Institute of FAW

    Li Lun entered the passenger car section of RDC of FAW in 2007 after graduating from JiLin University majoring in vehicle engineering. From 2008 to 2013, Li Lun worked for FAW as DRE of HQ-H7 chassis parts; and from 2010 to 2015, he was responsible for A-class platform tires; from 2014 to 2017, he led HS7 Chassis system integration as Program Manager. Since 2017, Li Lun has been holding the role of Section officer of General R&D Institute of FAW Chassis Rig Test Unit.

  • Wei Sheng

    Senior Director and Deputy President of Research Institute Linglong Tire

    Wei Sheng graduated from Dalian University of Technology majoring in applied chemistry in 1995, and then worked in Giti Tire Research and Development Center. Wei Sheng joined Linglong Tire Research Institute in 2007, and now serves as Senior Director and Deputy President of Research Institute, in charge of passenger car OE technology and project development; he’s also leading tire new technology research in Linglong Tire.

  • Amy Tang

    Senior Technical Expert Geely Research Engineering Center

    From 2005 to 2010, Amy worked in Giti R&D Center as PCT PCR & Racing tire engineer. From 2010 to 2012, she joined Linglong R&D Center as International OE Department Manager. After that, Amy worked in Ford Research Engineering Center, served as Tire Supplier Technical Assistant Specialist (2012~2014) and Global Advanced Tire Core Specialist (2014~2018). Since 2018, Amy has been holding the position of Senior Technical Expert in Geely Research Engineering Center.

  • Xia Xunmao

    Chairman Qingdao Xunmao Intelligent Tire Technology Co., Ltd

    Xia Xunmao is the Chairman of Qingdao Xunmao Intelligent Tire Technology Co., Ltd. In 2010, he was selected as the Expert of “National 1000 Talents Program” as well as the Overseas Expert of “Taishan Scholar” in Shandong Province.

    Dr. Xia Xunmao has more than 20 years of overseas technology and management experience (Continental & Goodyear), and 10 years of domestic senior management experience (tire/automotive companies). The team led by Dr. Xia mainly works on R&D strategic planning for large and medium-sized tire companies, providing consultation service for tire companies on high-profile OE Projects, and on individual technique engineering and innovative product development.