Lo’s appointment is effective on September 1, 2017.
Yum China Holdings, Inc. announced the appointment of Jacky Lo as its Chief Financial Officer after serving as the company’s interim chief financial officer and treasurer since June 2017.
"We're delighted that Jacky Lo will take on the permanent position of Chief Financial Officer," said Micky Pant, Yum China's chief executive officer. "Jacky played a critical role on our path to becoming an independent, U.S.-listed company, and during his time as interim CFO, he has become an invaluable member of the leadership team."
"Jacky's proven track record and deep expertise in accounting, finance and strategy make him an ideal fit for this position. I look forward to working closely with Jacky to capitalize on the tremendous growth opportunities that we have ahead of us," added Pant.
Prior to the appointment, he has served as vice president, controller and principal accounting officer since March 2017. He joined Yum! Restaurants China in August 2016 as vice president of finance.
Prior to joining YUM, Lo worked for Ernst & Young for 15 years, including most recently as Partner and the Deputy Director in the Asia Pacific Capital Markets Center of Ernst & Young's Professional Practice Group, specialising in U.S. generally accepted accounting principles, SEC reporting and Sarbanes Oxley compliance requirements. He is a certified public accountant in Texas and a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
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