SinoCoking Coal and Coke Chemical Industries, Inc., a vertically-integrated coal and coke processor, announced that Song Lv has been appointed the company's Chief Financial Officer effective April 18, 2014.
Sam Wu has resigned as Chief Financial Officer to pursue other business opportunities. Wu will remain with SinoCoking in an advisory capacity until February 2015.
Song Lv has served as controller in the finance and accounting department of the Company since June 2010 and over the years he had increasing responsibilities which led to his new role as Chief Financial Officer. He brings two decades of financial and accounting experience in several industries, including mining, chemical and energy.
Previously he was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Xinhe Investment Co., Ltd, assistant to CEO at Canton Union Group, finance manager at Beijing Watchdata Intelligent Technology, Beijing North Fang Fuji Technology Group and China Finance Research Institute of Petroleum. He earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from Northeastern University.
Lv joins SinoCoking at the time when the company has started construction to retrofit its existing coking facility to produce clean-burning syngas. When construction is complete, the company will announce its gas distribution plans.