Sutor Technology Group Limited, a China-based manufacturer and distributor of steel products, has appointed Naijiang (Eric) Zhou as its Chief Financial Officer, effective December 14, 2012.
Over the last three years, Zhou has served as the Vice President of Finance of Sutor Technology Group. Before that, Zhou worked for Rich Fields Investment, Roth Capital Partners, American Electric Power, The Wing Group and U.S. Global Investors in various capacities including executive vice president & chief financial officer, research analyst, financial analyst and principal financial planner.
Zhou has more than 15 years of professional experience covering private equity and mutual fund investment, equity research and Fortune 500 corporate financial planning and analysis in the U.S. and in China.
Zhou received a Ph.D. in Energy and Mineral Resources and an MBA in Finance degree from the University of Texas at Austin, and a B.Sc. in Petroleum Engineering from China Petroleum University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.