About the Speaker

Speaker 1

Li Ning

Lining started her career in the Peanut industry with COFCO Shandong Cereals & Oils in July, 1981, after her graduation from Shandong Foreign Trade School, majoring in international trade. She was promoted in 1994 to be the Deputy Manager of Peanut Division of COFCO Shandong (in charge of marketing and QC)and became the Manager in 1998. In 1999, she was promoted to be the General Manager Assistant of COFCO Shandong Cereals & Oil, holding as well the position of General Manager of COFCO Shandong Peanut Co. (a subsidiary of COFCO Shandong Cereals & Oil) until the end of 2001, when COFCO Shandong Peanut Co. became a direct subsidiary of COFCO Beijing. Lining was positioned as the Manager of Business Dept. I of this new COFCO Shandong Peanut Co. from 2002 till 2009 and held the position of General Manager Assistant of the company and Operation Management Dept. Manager from the last quarter of 2009 until her retirement (internally) from COFCO in Aug. 2013.
Since her retirement from COFCO, Lining has been serving as a senior consultant to China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Foodstuffs, Native Produce and Animal By-products (CFNA).