Nutrastar International, Inc., a nutraceutical company which produces and distributes Chinese Golden Grass, has appointed Robert Tick as their new CFO effective immediately. Tick, based in California, brings with him a wealth of experience in global accounting, financial reporting, IPO transactions, mergers and acquisitions, due diligence, investor relations, legal and IT.
Most recently, Tick was the CFO and corporate secretary for ANDA Networks, Inc., a telecom networking equipment supplier operating in North America and China. He joined the company in 2003 as corporate controller and assistant secretary and was promoted to VP of finance in 2005 and CFO in 2007. While there, he led the process in preparing the Company for an IPO which it later withdrew because of market conditions. Tick also assisted the company in securing $50 million in debt and equity financing. In addition to his tenure at ANDA, he also held the position as Corporate Controller for Zambeel, Inc., an enterprise network attached storage company where he was responsible for managing financial and accounting duties, including reporting, budgeting, auditing and restructuring initiatives.
Tick has a B.S. in Accounting from San Francisco State University and M.B.A. from Washington State University. He is an actively licensed Certified Public Accountant in California and is fluent in both verbal and written Chinese.