With offices and operations in the United States, China and the Americas, CD International Enterprises is comprised of a culturally diverse group of business professionals eager to develop creative solutions to access opportunities in the growing global economy. Employing a multicultural team which has been operating successfully within the landscape since 2001, our organization presents a series of advantages critical to the success of emerging market entities.
James Wang, Ph.D. Dr. Wang has served as our CEO and Chairman of the Board since August 2006. Dr. Wang, a co-founder of China Direct Investments, has served as its CEO and Chairman of its Board since its inception in January 2005. Dr. Wang has also been a member of the Board of CIIC Investment Banking Services (Shanghai) Company, Limited from June 2004 to 2007.
From 2001 to 2004, he was President and Chairman of the Board of Genesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (formerly Genesis Technology Group, Inc.). From 2000 to 2001, Dr. Wang was President, Chief Operating Officer and director of China Net & Technologies, Inc., a technology firm. From 2000 to 2001, Dr. Wang was Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and director of Ten Sleep Corporation, a California-based integrated Internet company that acquired and licensed technology, identified, acquired and developed development-stage technology and service entities and focused on the internet infrastructure market-PC, application-ready devices. From January 2000 to November 2000, Dr. Wang was President of Master Financial Group, Inc., a St. Paul, Minnesota-based company which was a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ten Sleep Corporation that provided consulting services for small private and public entities in the area of corporate finance, investor relations and business management.
Between 1997 and 2000, Dr. Wang was a research scientist, Assistant Professor and Lab Director at the University of Minnesota, School of Medicine. Dr. Wang received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Science and Technology of China in He Fei, China in 1985, a Master of Science Degree from the Shanghai Second Medical University, Shanghai, China in 1988, and his Ph.D. degree from the University of Arizona in 1994.
As the founder and Chief Executive Officer of our company, Dr. Wang brings our board his considerable experience in corporate finance in the U.S. capital markets and identifying and acquiring China based companies poised for growth. He also brings the experience of managing a company with operations in the U.S. and China.
Shirley Xu, Controller. Ms. Xu has served as our Controller since January 2013. Ms. Xu is responsible for all internal control, overseeing general ledger accounting, monthly-end closing, taxation, banking, consolidation and financial reporting over all our subsidiaries. Ms Xu is also responsible for SEC financial reporting for our clients of our Consulting Segment. From February 2011 to December 2012, Ms. Xu served as the Company’s Associate Controller. From October 2007 to January 2011, Ms. Xu served as senior accountant in our US headquarter. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Xu was an accountant with Dayton Granger Inc. in Fort Lauderdale, FL and also served as financial consultant with ING Group in Hong Kong. Ms. Xu received a BA Degree in Accounting from Ramapo College in New Jersey in 1999 and she also had a BS Degree in Engineering from Tongji University in China in 1991.
Katie Zhao, MBA, Vice President of Business Development. Ms Zhao has served as Vice President, Business Development of our company since January 2012. Her responsibilities include corporate development, leading due diligence for merge and acquisitions as well as in charge of internal operations at our US headquarters in Deerfield Beach, Florida. Ms Zhao has strong leadership skills and analytical skills and has over 8 years of experience in marketing, business development and project management. Ms. Zhao served as Senior Account Executive from January 2010 to December 2011 and established US distribution channel for our clients in China. From May 2007 to December 2009, Ms Zhao served as our Project Manager and implemented network between our offices in China and the US. Ms Zhao has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Florida Atlantic University.