China-based Xunlei Limited has appointed Eric Zhou as its Chief Financial Officer. Zhou will replace Tao Thomas Wu, who tendered his resignation as the CFO for personal reasons, effective September 18, 2017.
Zhou has twenty years of professional experience covering corporate finance, financial planning and analysis, domestic and international investment project due diligence, and mutual fund and private equity investment research and management in the U.S. and in China.
Most recently, Zhou was an interim chief financial officer at ChinaCache International Holdings Limited, a Nasdaq-listed company. Zhou was as senior vice president of ChinaCache from September 2015 to June 2016.
From February 2010 to December 2014, he served as the vice president of finance and Chief Financial Officer at Sutor Technology Group Limited. Prior to that, Zhou served in various roles, including executive vice president and Chief Financial Officer at Richfield Investment Ltd., equity research analyst at Roth Capital Partners, and principal financial planner at American Electric Power.
Zhou obtained a bachelor’s degree with honors in Petroleum Management Engineering from China Petroleum University, and an MBA in Finance and Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Energy and Mineral Resources from the University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Zhou is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).