SHENZHEN, China, June 11 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Electric Motor, Inc. (Nasdaq: CELM, "China Electric" or "the Company"), a Delaware corporation and China-based company that engages in the design, production, marketing and sale of micro-motor products through its subsidiary Shenzhen YuePengCheng Motor Co., Ltd. ("Shenzhen YPC"), today announced that Mr. Heung Sang ("Dexter") Fong, who has served as a Director of the Company since January 2010, has been appointed to the role of Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of China Electric, effective June 10, 2010. Haixia Zhang, who has served as Chief Financial Officer of the Company since March 2009 and as Chief Financial Officer of Shenzhen YPC from June 2008 to March 2009, will take on a new responsibility at China Electric as Corporate Controller.
Mr. Yue Wang, Chief Executive Officer of China Electric, said, "I would like to thank Ms. Zhang for her hard work as CFO and for her important contributions during the preparation for and execution of our IPO this year, and during our first important quarters as a public company. I look forward to her continued success at China Electric as she begins her new role as Corporate Controller.
"I am pleased to promote Mr. Fong to the role of CFO. Dexter has been an integral member of our management team, and brings to the role significant financial and accounting experience as a U.S. CPA. I believe that his extensive financial experience and deep knowledge of the capital markets will advance our capital markets goals and our efforts to continually improve our financial reporting processes and corporate governance."
Mr. Fong has served as a Director of the Company since January 2010. From February 2009 to March 2010, Mr. Fong served as the Chief Financial Officer and as a Director of Apollo Solar Energy, Inc. From December 2006 to January 2009, Mr. Fong served as the Executive Vice President of Corporate Development of Fuqi International, Inc. From January 2004 to November 2006, Mr. Fong served as the managing partner of Iceberg Financial Consultants, a financial advisory firm based in China that advises Chinese clients in capital raising activities in the United States. From December 2001 to December 2003, Mr. Fong was the Chief Executive Officer of Holley Communications, a Chinese company that engaged in CDMA chip and cell phone design. From March 2002 to March 2004, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Pacific Systems Control Technology, Inc. From May 2001 to November 2001, Mr. Fong was the Director of Finance of PacificNet, Inc., a customer relationship management, mobile internet, e-commerce and gaming technology company based in China. From December 1998 to April 2001, he was the Group Financial Controller of Oregon Scientific, a wholly-owned subsidiary of IDT, a Hong Kong Stock Exchange-listed company. Mr. Fong is a U.S. CPA and has held various positions in such capacity with accounting firms in the United States and Hong Kong, including Deloitte and Touche, Ernst and Young, and KPMG Peat Marwick. Since March 2010, Mr. Fong has served as Director of Rongfu Agriculture, Inc. Since July 2006, Mr. Fong has served as an independent director of a Hong Kong public company, Universal Technology Inc. Since July 2007, Mr. Fong has also served as a Director and audit committee chairman for both Diguang International Development Co., Ltd. and Kandi Technology Corp. Mr. Fong served as independent director of Zhaoheng Hydropower from June 2008 to May 2009. Mr. Fong graduated from the Hong Kong Baptist College with a diploma in History in 1982. He also received an MBA from the University of Nevada at Reno in 1989 and a Master's degree in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in 1993. Mr. Fong's long and varied business career, including service as a CFO and Director of a publicly-traded company, as well as his significant financial and accounting experience as a U.S. CPA and knowledge of the capital markets, qualify him to serve on the Company's Board of Directors.
About China Electric Motor, Inc.
China Electric Motor, Inc. (Nasdaq: CELM) is a China-based company that engages in the design, production, marketing and sale of micro-motor products through its subsidiary Shenzhen YPC. The Company's products are incorporated into consumer electronics, automobiles, power tools, toys and household appliances, and are sold under its "Sunna" brandname. The Company provides micro-motor products that meet the growing demand for efficient, quiet and compact motors from manufacturers of consumer electronics, automobiles, power tools, toys and household appliances. China Electric Motor, Inc. sells its products directly to original equipment manufacturers and to distributors and resellers both domestically in the People's Republic of China and internationally to customers in Korea and Hong Kong. The Company's manufacturing facilities are located in Shenzhen, Guangdong.
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