Lizhan Environmental Corporation, a China-based supplier of synthetic leather and other fabrics manufactured from recycled leather waste, has appointed Shan Cui to the position of chief financial officer effective immediately in replace of Angell Chang.
Cui is a finance executive with 15 years international and domestic experience concentrated in investment banking advisory, financial planning and analysis, reporting and system implementation. She is a leader with strong analytical skills, robust business acumen and extensive experience maximizing business opportunities. Most recently, from 2010 to 2011, she served as a managing director of Capital First International, which is an investment banking advisory firm specializing in serving middle market companies in US and China. At Capital First International, she advised mid market companies on acquisitions, funding, market entry as well as represented Chinese companies that completed public offering in the US. Cui also had P&L responsibilities of $2 billion as the CFO for LYCRA® and Spandex at Invista from 2003 to 2004. Cui who earned her MBA in finance at Georgia State University, is a CFA Level II candidate.