Mr. Gao was appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Western Potash Corporation in September 2021. Prior to this, Mr. Gao was Chief Administrative Officer and acting CFO of Western Resources Corporation, and Chief Executive Officer of Western Potash Corporation.
Before joining Western Potash, Mr. Gao was President of the Beijing Mining Exchange (“BMX”) and responsible for the company’s overall strategy and operations. Mr. Gao has also worked as the Head of Business Development, Asia for the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) before moving onto becoming the Chief Representative out of the TSX Beijing office. His time with the TSX and BMX brought him years of experience in leadership, business development, and strategic decision making. His depth of experience and skill set will greatly help the Company moving forward.
Mr. Gao obtained his Master’s of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business at York University.