As the Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”), Mr Xu Guohong leads CAO’s finance function with specific responsibility for financial management, reporting and accounting practices, financial planning and analysis, treasury and taxation. He directs and manages the Group’s day-to-day finance operations across all business units and also heads the risk management as well as compliance and internal audit functions. Concurrently, he also assists the CEO to oversee investor relations and infocomm technology (ICT) infrastructure initiatives in addition to his CFO duties. He also serves as the Director of China Aviation Oil (Hong Kong) Company Ltd, CNAF Hong Kong Refuelling Limited and Shanghai Pudong International Airport Aviation Fuel Supply Corporation Ltd.
Mr Xu has over 30 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”) between 2012 to 2017. From 2007 to 2012, Mr Xu was the Chief Financial Officer of CNAF Land Oil Company Limited and subsequently, Chief Financial Officer of CNAF Petroleum Company Limited. Before joining CNAF, Mr Xu served 19 years at the head office of PetroChina Jinxi Refining and Chemical Company as well as a branch of PetroChina Jinxi Petrochemical Company with responsibilities for financial assets management, accounting and audit.
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).