WuXi PharmaTech has appointed Hao Zhou as CFO, effective immediately. Zhou joined the company in May 2009 as vice president of finance. His initial responsibilities included financial planning and analysis, ERP system enhancement, tax, and treasury, and he has assumed increasing responsibilities for overall financial operations. As CFO, Hao will report to Dr. Ge Li, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of WuXi PharmaTech.
Prior to joining WuXi PharmaTech, Zhou worked at General Electric for 11 years. He held positions of increasing responsibility in financial planning and analysis, enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, accounting and internal control at GE and was based in Tokyo, London, Shanghai, and several locations in the United States. Most recently he was finance director, Greater China, for GE Healthcare Medical Diagnostics and Life Sciences. He also served as an auditor for GE Corporate.