China: West China Cement has appointed Chu Yufeng as its chief financial officer (CFO). He suceeds Chan King Sau, who has been appointed as a financial controller of the company and will continue to be the company secretary.
Chu Yufeng, aged 41 years, joined Yaobai Special Cement Group (Shaanxi Yaobai), a subsidiary of the West China Cement, as deputy chief financial officer in 2012. He was the deputy administration, finance and control director of Fuping Cement, another subsidiary of West China Cement, from 2010 to 2012. In 2014, Chu was appointed as the chief financial officer of Shannxi Yaobai and he has been responsible for financial management and audit matters of Shaanxi Yaobai and its subsidiaries for over five years. Prior to joining the group, Chu was a finance manager in a software company and an electric equipment manufacturer, both in China.
Chu holds a master’s degree in business administration from an international business program jointly organised by Maastricht School of Management (MSM) of Netherlands and Independent University of Bangladesh in 2005. He also graduated with a bachelor’s degree in commerce in international accounting from Xi’an JiaoTong University in 1999. He is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.