China Clean Energy Inc., a producer of biodiesel fuel and environmentally-friendly specialty-chemical products made from renewable resources in China, has appointed William Chen as the company's CFO, effective February 1, 2010. Chen will replace Shannon Yan, who resigned as CFO on January 31, 2010 to pursue other career opportunities.
Chen has experience in accounting and financial analysis. He joined China Clean Energy as the vice president of investor relations on December 3, 2009. Prior to that, Chen worked as a financial analyst at Wealth Transition Planning LLC, a comprehensive financial services firm in New York. From January 2009 to April 2009, he was the director assistant at EKN Financial Service, New York. His earlier work experiences were at Colgate Palmolive Company and Duane Reade Corporation, both based in New York.
Chen holds a Bachelor's degree in Finance and Investment from Baruch College and is working towards an MBA degree.