China BAK Battery, Inc., a lithium-ion battery cell manufacturer, has appointed Jun Zou as the company's new CFO, treasurer and secretary, effective April 1, 2010. Tony Shen, who will step down as CFO, treasurer and secretary, will remain as a consultant to the Company until April 25, 2010 to assist in the transition process.
Jun Zou has over 16 years of financial management and capital markets experience in the U.S., Europe, Mainland China and Hong Kong.
Before joining China BAK, he served as CFO at GCL Silicon in Hong Kong, helping the firm to establish its financial management system dealing with all U.S. IPO-related issues and pre-IPO fund raising activities.
From 2006 to 2008, he was the chief financial officer for BU Global Technical Services and the head of global customer financing and treasury at Huawei Technologies, a US$30 billion high technology company in China.
From 1999 to 2006, Zou worked at Ericsson U.S. and Sweden with progressive managerial roles in customer financing, treasury, strategic planning, and eventually as global controller for the managed services business unit. Prior to 1999, he held positions at Citi Capital Markets, First Union Capital Markets, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi. He once also served as a corporate finance and strategy advisor for businesses and investors in the alternative energy sector.
Zou earned his Bachelor of Science in International Business and Economics at Shanghai International Studies University and his MBA at The University of Texas.