SHENZHEN, China, Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Information Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: CNIT), a leading provider of information technologies and display technologies based in China, today announced the appointment of Mr. Daniel K. Lee, CFA, CPA, as Chief Financial Officer, effective December 12, 2011. Mr. Lee replaced Mr. Zhi Qiang Zhao, previously the Company's Interim Chief Financial Officer, who will remain as its Chief Operating Officer.
Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Lee was senior investment advisor at Pine Capital, LLC. Prior to that, he was the chief financial officer of Nutrastar International Inc. (OTCBB: NUIN), where he implemented corporate strategy and branding, financial reporting, investor communications, and capital raising initiatives. He has a strong investment banking background, most recently with Roth Capital Partners, where he was senior China equity analyst covering five industries. He began his professional career as an analyst with two U.S. investment banks, first at Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated, where he worked on research projects, and later at Punk, Ziegel & Company, at which he covered U.S. and international IT services and outsourcing companies.
Mr. Lee graduated from The Wharton School of Business with a B.S. in Economics majoring in Finance and Multinational Management and Zicklin School of Business with an M.S. in Accountancy. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.
Mr. Jiang Huai Lin, Chairman and CEO of CNIT, said, "I am pleased to have Daniel join us as our new CFO. His experience in corporate analysis, financial reporting, and raising capital for Chinese companies, as well as his accounting and other qualifications, make him highly qualified to further our goals. I believe Daniel will help create additional value for shareholders."
About China Information Technology, Inc.
China Information Technology, Inc., through its subsidiaries and other consolidated entities, specializes in geographic information systems (GIS), digital public security technology (DPST), and hospital information systems (HIS), as well as high-end digital display products and solutions in China. Headquartered in Shenzhen, China, the Company's integrated solutions include specialized software, hardware, systems integration, and related services to help its customers improve efficiency in information management. To learn more about the Company, please visit its corporate website at http://www.chinacnit.com.
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