At CFO (Boardroom Media) we track over 1,000,000 startups and over 5,000,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top China based CFO’ operating in the Finance space. If you think a CFO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Chief Financial Officer of Dianrong
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About Dianrong: Dianrong is an online marketplace lending company that uses technology to transform the way China is financed to help enrich people’s lives.
Chief Financial Officer of Bertelsmann Asia Investments
As Development Director at Bertelsmann China Corporate Center, Allen Li is responsible for coordinating BAI’s investment portfolios and assisting in the strategic cooperation among Bertelsmann’s divisions in China. Prior to joining Bertelsmann, Allen was a project manager at Bain & Company, with a focus on the technology, media, telecom and financial services and provided over 30 leading domestic and international institutions with consultancy services covering strategy, M&A, operations and organizational structure, etc.. Allen Li graduated from the School of Economics and Management of Tsinghua University with a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in finance. Allen loves fine food and travelling.
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About Bertelsmann Asia Investments: Bertelsmann Asia Investments (BAI) is a testament to Bertelsmann’s longstanding commitment in China.
CFO of CDH Investments
Ms. Guo joined CDH Investments in 2002. From August 1997 to June 2001, Ms. Guo was senior staff at Arthur Andersen. Ms. Guo is a Certified Public Accountant and received her bachelor’s degree from Central University of Finance and Economics.
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About CDH Investments: CDH Investments is an international alternative asset fund manager with more than $2.0 billion of committed capital under management.
CFO of Akulaku
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About Akulaku: Akulaku is a leading banking and digital finance platform in Southeast Asia.
Craig Yan Zeng
Chief Financial Officer of Lexin
Mr. Craig Yan Zeng has served as our chief financial officer since November 2016, and has served as our director from December 2017. Mr. Craig Yan Zeng previously held various senior management positions at other companies.Prior to joining us, Mr. Craig Yan Zeng served as chief financial officer of YeePay. From 2013 to 2015, Mr. Zeng served as vice president of Hop Hing Group Holdings Limited, a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. From 2010 to 2013, Mr. Zeng served as executive vice president of VanceInfo Technologies Inc., a NYSE-listed company. Prior to 2010, Mr. Zeng served as a financial director at Microsoft (Greater China), and was chief operating officer and chief financial officer of Venustech Group Inc. Mr. Zeng received his master’s degree in business administration from the Stern School of Business at New York University in 1999 and his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Beijing University of Chemical Technology in 1991.
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About Lexin: Lexin is an online consumer finance platform for educated young adults in China.
CFO of Sinovation Ventures
Puyu joined Innovation Works in February 2013, after having served as financial controller then CFO in Europe for Partech International, an international VC firm, over 9 years. She was responsible for finance and tax matters of the management company and funds under management. Furthermore, she has been actively involved Partech’s latest two fundraisings in Europe and has extensive experiences in fund structuring, administration and LP relationship. Prior to joining Partech, she worked 3 years for PwC Paris in the Financial Service specialized in banks and funds auditing. Puyu holds an MBA from ESSEC and a double Bachelor of Arts degree in International Economy and in French from Wuhan University.
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About Sinovation Ventures: Sinovation Ventures is a full-service venture capital firm that actively invests in the Chinese technology market.
Co-Founder & CFO of BitoEX
Founder at BitoEX
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About BitoEX: We Innovate Revolutionary Financial Services
Chief Financial Officer of Noah Holdings
Shang Chuang has more than 13 years of experience in financial services. In March 2011, he joined Noah as a Director of Investment Relations and Corporate Development. In 2012, he founded Noah Holdings (Hong Kong) Limited, one of our major businesses, and served as its Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer until January 2016. Prior to joining Noah, Chuang was a senior executive at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in Investment Banking Division and Asia Private Equity from 2003 to 2011 based in Hong Kong. Chuang graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Stern School of Business at New York University.
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About Noah Holdings: Noah Is a wealth management service provider focusing on distributing wealth management products to the China.
COO & CFO of Mashang Consumer Finance
Former CFO and founder of Home Credit China; 11 years of experience in CFC; Master degree from Melbourne University and Bachelor Degree from Zhejiang University.
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About Mashang Consumer Finance: Fintech company providing consumer credit services based in Chongqing.
CFO of Wecash
Vicky Chen is the CFO at Wecash.
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About Wecash: Wecash was founded in October of 2013 and is reshaping the way customers around the world interact with finance.
CFO, Partner and Director of Bairong
Hongqiang (Hong) Zhao is the CFO of Bairong,Inc. since December 2015. He holds a master’s degree in accountancy from George Washington University and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Tsinghua University. Prior to joining Bairong,Inc., he had been the CFO of NetEase e-Commerce Business and the Vice President of Finance at SouFun Holdings Limited.
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About Bairong: Bairong is a professional financial information services to provide large companies.
CFO of Gene Capital
Prior to joining Gene Capital, Li Hao worked as the CFO for 6 years at Ping An Ventures, where she was responsible for financial management, operations management and post-investment management of funds. Li has extensive fund operations and corporate finance and taxation experience. Prior to joining Ping An Ventures, she worked with American International Group and Ping An Financial Technology. Li graduated from East China Normal University with a master degree in financial management.
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About Gene Capital: Gene Capital is a venture capital fund founded by Cao Yundong, co-founder of TAL Education Group, in 2014.
Chief Financial Officer of China Galaxy Securities
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About China Galaxy Securities: China Galaxy Securities provides securities brokerage, securities investment consulting and financial advisory services.