Hong Kong-listed Guangzhou Rural Commercial Bank Co., Ltd. proposes to appoint Zhang Dong as the Chief Financial Officer of the bank, following the resignation of Chen Wu. The qualification of Zhang is subject to the approval by the Chinese banking regulatory authorities.
Zhang, aged 47, was appointed as vice president of the Bank in November 2016. He is mainly responsible for the management of human resources, office administration and training. He is in charge of General Office, Human Resources Department, Administrative Management Department, Information Technology Management Department and Yangcheng Sub-branch, and assists with the management of Internal Audit Department.
Zhang initially joined the Bank in February 2008. He had successively served as deputy general manager (person-in-charge) of office of Guangzhou Rural Credit Cooperative from February 2008 to February 2009, general manager of office and general manager of administration department of Guangzhou Rural Credit Cooperative from March 2009 to December 2009, general manager of Office and general manager of Administration Department of the Bank from December 2009 to March 2011 and general manager of Human Resources Department (Party Public Relationship Department) of the Bank from March 2011 to July 2013 and chairman of Xinyang Zhujiang County Bank Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of the Bank, and general manager of Human Resources Department (Party Public Relationship Department) of the Bank from November 2012 to July 2013.
In addition, he has served as chairman of the board of supervisors of Guangzhou Lingnan Group Holdings Company Limited since July 2014 and secretary to commission for discipline inspection of Guangzhou Lingnan International Enterprise Group Co., Ltd. from July 2013 to April 2016.
Zhang obtained a master’s degree in business administration jointly awarded by Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Xi’an Jiaotong University (Shaanxi, China) in November 2004. He graduated from South China Agricultural University (Guangdong, China) in June 2014, majoring in forestry management, and obtained a doctor’s degree in management.
In addition, Zhang obtained the qualification of senior economist in business administration accredited by Guangzhou Municipal Human Resources and Social Security Bureau in March 2015 and the qualification of lawyer accredited by Department of Justice of Guangdong Province in December 1994.