The chinese university of Hong Kong has a new dean for its Faculty of Business Administration.
Zhou Lin, who starts this month, succeeds Kalok Chan, Wei Lun Professor of Finance at CUHK, who completed his five-year term in early November.
Zhou, a university chair professor of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, is experienced in teaching and administration, having taught at Yale, Duke and Arizona State universities.
In 2008, he helped establish the Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance and was appointed as its founding deputy director.
He became dean of the Antai College of Economics and Management in 2010 and led the transformation of Antai into a world-class business school during his eight years of leadership.
Said Zhou, who obtained his PhD in economics from Princeton University in 1989: "The faculty is highly renowned for its strong academic research and talent base.
"I look forward to working closely with the faculty, staff, students and alumni, to make CUHK Business Administration Faculty one of the best institutions in the world.
"We will continue to nurture talent that embraces innovation, has an entrepreneurial mindset and values social responsibility."