As the Chief Financial Officer, Mr Xu Guohong, is responsible for CAO’s financial management functions, spanning financial reporting and accounting practices, financial planning and analysis, treasury and taxation. He will direct and manage the Group’s day-to-day finance operations across all business units. Concurrently, Mr Xu also assists the CEO to manage risk management and investor relations. He is also the Director of China Aviation Oil (Hong Kong) Company Ltd, CNAF Hong Kong Refuelling Limited and North American Fuel Corporation.
Mr Xu has over 25 years of experience in the petroleum industry in China. Prior to joining CAO, Mr Xu was General Manager of the Audit Department at China National Aviation Fuel Group Limited (“CNAF”) since February 2012. Mr Xu started his career with PetroChina Jinxi Refining and Chemical Company where he served 19 years and held various senior positions throughout his tenure, heading the finance, audit, financial assets and accounting departments. Before joining CNAF, Mr Xu was the Chief Financial Officer at CNAF Land Oil Company Limited and subsequently joined CNAF Petroleum Company Limited as the Chief Financial Officer from 2009 to 2012.
Mr Xu holds a Master of Engineering in Software Engineering from Beihang University and a Bachelor degree in Accounting from Dongbei University of Finance and Economics. He is also a member of the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a Certified Internal Auditor as well as a certified Senior International Finance Manager (SIFM).