Mr. Zhu worked at CICC from 1998 to 2014. Under his leadership, CICC has registered remarkable achievements in business development and expansion and CICC has been repeatedly honored with awards by globally-renowned publications, such as, Euromoney, Asiamoney,etc. From 1999 to 2009, the Company’s net income and net profit have grown by 16 times and 10 times respectively.
With broad investment banking experiences, Mr. Zhu has been spearheading CICC’s involvement in a series of milestone transactions, including the mobile assets acquisition of China Telecom, the IPOs of Sinopec, Chalco, China Telecom, China Netcom, China Life Insurance, PICC, Air China, China Shenhua Energy, China Construction Bank, Dongfeng Automobile, China Merchants Bank, ICBC, China Citic Bank, China Coal Energy, COSCO, CPIC, CSCEC, ABC, Everbright Bank, PSBC, CGN, CHAMC, China Re, Legend Holdings, CZ Bank, CEEC, CNR, CR Pharma, HR Bank, CICC, HZ Bank, HEC, Xinhua Net, SFC, as well as a number of restructuring and M&A deals for major industries.
Mr. Zhu has been consistently focusing on research and promoting an investment banking service model with a research orientation. He aims to systematically develop a full-service capital market business platform, which includes research, investment banking, sales and trading, investment management, wealth management, etc. In the meantime, he is vigorously driving forth the company’s international development strategy and overseas market outreach, as CICC has set up offices in New York, London and Singapore successively. In addition to Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Shenzhen branches established in earlier years, CICC opened another 16 branches in mainland China in recent years, thus completing a preliminary network with both domestic and global coverage
Mr. Zhu was honored with a number of awards by renowned publications, including the Award for Asia’s Top 25 Most Powerful Business Leaders (by the Fortune Magazine), the Asian Banker Achievement Award for Investment Banking (by the Asian Banker), and the 2010 Greater China Financial Leadership Gold Prize (the prize was inaugurated in 2010by IIChina.com, the global online Chinese edition of Institutional Investormagazine).
Prior to joining CICC, Mr. Zhu worked at CSFB in New York, a world-wide investment banking group, and an international accounting firm in Chicago. Mr. Zhu holds a Ph.D. degree in Meteorology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Besides, he holds a Master’s degree in Accounting from DePaul University of Chicago and an MBA from the International Bankers’School of Credit Suisse First Boston.