|Highlights | Management | Board of Directors | Committee Composition|
|Kean Seng U |
Head of Corporate and Legal Affairs
U Kean Seng serves as our head of corporate and legal affairs effective December 5, 2008. He has extensive experience in advising multi-national corporations and sovereign entities on direct investments in The People's Republic of China as well as offshore mergers and acquisitions of foreign assets by The People's Republic of China entities. Mr. U was previously practicing as a Partner in Singapore firm of Shooklin & Bok LLP, focused on East Asia, and he practiced and led a corporate finance team in Allen & Overy Shooklin & Bok, JLV, an international law venture partnership with London based Allen & Overy LLP.
Mr. U sits as independent and non-executive directors of several public listed corporations. Mr U received Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree from Monash University (Australia). He is a Barrister-and-Solicitor, Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia; Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore and Solicitor of England and Wales. In addition to his extensive legal knowledge, Mr U is also a qualified Economist, having completed his degree majoring in Economics and Accounting, B Ec at Monash University, Australia.
Mr. Jerry Mao, Agria's Finance Controller, manages the Company's financial matters under the oversight of the Transition Committee and reports to the Board on all financial matters. Prior to joining Agria, Mr. Mao was the regional finance and planning manager of the Asia-Pacific division of a global chemicals company and worked for Deloitte & Touche as an auditor for five years.