Mr. Xia joined the Board of Directors of the Company in January 2023. Mr. Xia is a senior engineer with a doctor degree in economics. Mr. Xia previously served as Chairman and General Manager of China Mobile Group Qinghai Co., Ltd., General Manager of Marketing Department of China Mobile Communications Group Co., Ltd., Chairman and General Manager of China Mobile Group Beijing Co., Ltd., a Non-executive Director of Phoenix Media Investment (Holdings) Limited which is listed on the Main Board of the HKSE (formerly known as ‘‘Phoenix Satellite Television Holdings Limited’’), a Non-executive Director of Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Co., Ltd. which is listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange and a Director of True Corporation Public Company Limited which is listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand. He is currently a Vice President of China Telecommunications Corporation and a Vice President of China Association of Communication Enterprises. Mr. Xia has extensive experience in management and the telecommunications industry.