Deyu Agriculture Appoints Charlie Lin as CFO
Deyu Agriculture, a vertically integrated producer, processor, marketer and distributor of organic and other agricultural products, has appointed Charlie Lin as chief financial officer (CFO). Lin replaces David Lethem, who resigned to pursue other opportunities.
Previously, Lin was corporate controller for Microfabrica, a developer of micro devices, where he was the senior executive in charge of the company’s accounting and finance, strategic planning, corporate finance and investor relations activities. Before that, he served as divisional CFO at Ricon Corporation, a division of Wabtec Corporation, a manufacturer of equipment and components for the rail and public transit industry. At Rincon, Lin was responsible for leading the company’s transition from private to public ownership and for its corporate development activities. He also held financial and operational management positions at two contract manufacturing companies.
Lin, who is a certified public accountant (CPA) and certified management accountant (CMA), graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a BS and an MS in Accounting.