China Information Security Technology (CIST), a provider of digital security, geographic information, and hospital information systems in China, has appointed Jackie You Kazmerzak as chief financial officer (CFO). She will replace Wendy Wang, who resigned from the post for personal reasons.
Kazmerzak is a seasoned executive with more than 10 years’ experience in corporate finance and investment management. Prior to joining CIST, she was in charge of China investments for JLF Asset Management, and before that, served as CFO of the publicly traded Diguang International Development Company.
Earlier in her career, Kazmerzak was a portfolio manager at Sand Hill Advisors in Palo Alto, California, and an investment officer at Northern Trust in San Francisco. She began her career at Bank of America in the corporate finance division. A chartered financial analyst (CFA), Kazmerzak serves as a strategic advisor to CFA China. She received her bachelor’s degree in economics from Shanghai International Studies University and obtained her MBA with a concentration in finance from Arizona State University.
During her career as an investment and financial executive, Kazmerzak successfully built and managed accounting systems, improved financial reporting and controls, tied employee incentives to shareholder value and served as a strategic partner for CEOs and COOs in forming business and capital markets strategies.
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