SGOCO Group, a company focused on building its own brands and retail distribution network in the Chinese flat panel display market, has appointed David Xu as chief financial officer (CFO) and head of its Beijing office.
Xu’s career in finance and accounting spans nearly 20 years, in both Asia and North America. His experience includes leading finance and risk management positions with some of the world’s best-known organisations, such as General Electric (GE) and Yum! Brands. His nearly 10 years in GE includes Six Sigma Black Belt experience leading large-scale strategic projects.
Xu most recently served as CFO of China Maple Leaf Educational Systems and, prior to that, he was CFO of the World Bank IFC/CUNA Mutual Insurance joint venture company. He has also acted as an independent financial reporting consultant advising clients including Manulife Financial, Zurich Financial Services and TD Bank Financial Group. Xu holds an MBA in Corporate Finance from University of Illinois at Chicago and a Bachelors in English and American Literature from Beijing Normal University.
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