China Green Agriculture, Inc., a producer and distributor of humic acid based compound fertilizer through its wholly owned subsidiary, Shaanxi TechTeam Jinong Humic Acid Product Co., Ltd., has named Ken Ren as CFO, effective April 23, 2010. Ren replaces Ying Yang, who will remain available to China Green Agriculture as a consultant during the initial transition.
Prior to joining China Green Agriculture, Ren served as a capital market analyst for the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines, where he analyzed, priced, and assisted in trading investments and issuing debt, conducted hedges and performed analytical work for merger and acquisitions completed by portfolio clients. Ren previously served as a senior investment associate at Galliard Capital Management of Wells Fargo, an asset management subsidiary of Wells Fargo which provides money management services to institutional clients. Previously Ren served as a portfolio analyst at GMAC-ResCap where he was responsible for risk analytics in managing ResCap's credit residual portfolio.
Ren received a Ph.D. degree in Operations Research in 2006 from the College of Engineering, and a M.S. degree in Computational Finance in 2004 from the Department of Statistics, from Purdue University.