SHANGHAI, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zuoan Fashion Limited (NYSE: ZA) ("Zuoan" or the "Company"), a leading design-driven fashion casual menswear company in China, today announced that its Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Calvin Chi Hon Tsang has resigned from his position, effective immediately, to pursue a career opportunity with a Hong Kong listed company. The Board of Directors has begun the process of searching for a replacement CFO.
The Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Dangsheng Chen as Acting CFO until further notice. Mr. Chen will assume the responsibilities of CFO in addition to his existing duties as the finance manager.
James Hong, Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "Mr. Chen has been with Zuoan since 2008 and has more than 12 years relevant experience. He has been in charge of Zuoan's accounting and financial operations and has been playing an integral role in our internal control over financial reporting. He has worked closely with Calvin during his tenure as well. With his extensive background in finance and accounting, I am very confident that Mr. Chen is capable in the interim position, helping us make a seamless transition until we identify a suitable replacement."
Mr. Hong continued, "We really appreciate Calvin's contribution to Zuoan. He joined us in 2009 and has led the team to enhance the standards of our financial controls, procedures and reporting and also successfully accomplished several important investment and financial projects for Zuoan, including our initial public offering on the NYSE. We truly wish him the best in his future endeavors."
About Zuoan Fashion Limited
Zuoan Fashion Limited is a leading design-driven fashion casual menswear company in China, and is head-quartered in Shanghai. Zuoan offers a wide range of products, including men's casual apparel, footwear and lifestyle accessories, primarily targeting urban males between the ages of 20 and 40 who prefer stylish clothing that represents a sophisticated lifestyle. Through extensive networks of distributors and retail stores, Zuoan sells its products in 31 of China's 32 provinces and municipalities. As of September 30, 2013, Zuoan had 1,074 stores located in China.
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