China-based ZTE Corporation has appointed Shao Weilin as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the company.
Shao Weilin, born September 1972, graduated from Guangdong College of Commerce with a bachelor’s degree in Economics in 1996, majoring in International Trade. In 2013, he obtained a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Minnesota.
Shao worked with the Financial Department of the Shenzhen Branch of Guangdong International Trust & Investment Co., Ltd. from July 1996 to March 1999 before joining the Company in April 1999.
From 1999 to 2016, he had successively held the positions of Head of the International Financing Division (African and Latin American Markets), Head of the Financial Business Department, Head of the International Financing Department, and Deputy Head and Head of the Global Financial Business Centre of the Company.
He has been director of ZTE Group Finance Co., Ltd. since 2013 and director of ZTE (H.K.) Limited since October 2016. Since 2016, he has been Assistant to the President and Head of the Global Financial Business Centre.
Shao has many years of experience in the finance and telecommunications industries and over 18 years of management experience.
Shao is a participant of the 2017 Share Option Incentive Scheme of the Company and has been awarded 237,600 A share options. He is not related to the Zhongxingxin, controlling shareholder of the Company or the Directors, Supervisors or senior management of the Company.