Zhai Jidong

Vice President, Kingenta Group Company

Mr. Zhai Jidong is Vice President of Kingenta Group Company, the world’s largest slow and controlled release fertilizer producer and China largest NPK compound and Specialty fertilizer producer and a public company listed in Shenzhen Stock Exchange (002470).

A 31-year veteran of the agriculture industry, Mr. Zhai Jidong was previously COO at Spur Ventures Inc., a public company listed in Toronto, Headquarter in Vancouver, where he led Spur’s business in China with a large phosphate mine and chemical complex integrated project.  Prior to Spur, he was Executive Vice president and Chief Economist of Sino-Arab Chemical Fertilizers Co. Ltd.(SACF).  He was formerly Managing Director of Huaying Phosphoric Acid Co. Ltd., a joint venture company between Japanese ITOCHOU and Chinese CNCCC.

Mr. Zhai was Vice Chairman of the China Phosphate Industry Association, Director of the China Sulphuric Acid Industry Association and was Member of Hebei Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.

Currently Mr. Zhai is a Board Member of IFA's (International Fertilizer Industry Association) Executive Board.

Mr. Zhai is a Senior Chemical Engineer and has Bachelor of Science and Master Degree in Economics.