Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd., a real estate developer with a focus on high growth cities in China, has appointed Kevin Wei as its new Chief Financial Officer.
Kevin Wei, who replaces retiring CFO Tom Gurnee, joins Xinyuan from IFM Investments Limited, a real estate service provider and franchisor for CENTURY 21 in China, where he served the Chief Financial Officer since 2007 and as a director since 2008.
Wei has extensive experience in accounting & auditing, SEC reporting, corporate finance and corporate governance. Prior to IFM, Wei held the Chief Financial Officer position at Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd., (i.e. Hanwha SolarOne Co., Ltd.), a Chinese solar company listed in U.S. He also previously served as the head of internal audit for LG Philips Displays International Ltd., and as the head of regional corporate audit for the Asia Pacific region for Altria Corporate Services Inc.
Prior to his corporate experience, Wei worked with KPMG LLP and Deloitte & Touche LLP in both the US and China where he gained extensive external audit and merger & acquisition advisory experience.
Wei earned his bachelor's degree from Central Washington University with a double major in Accounting and Business Administration. He is also a member of American Institute of Public Accountant.