Gareth is a seasoned financial executive with over 20 years of experience in corporate management, private equity, investment banking, internal audit and public accounting. He has successfully managed various multinational corporations, achieving exceptional track record in profitability and revenue growth. Prior to joining VXI, Gareth has held various executive positions at large corporations, most recently as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), a leading technology company in China. He was also the Chief Financial Officer at Hanwha SolarOne Co. Ltd. before working at SMIC. Earlier, Gareth held senior roles with AIG Direct Investments, ABN AMRO Bank, RBC and Price Waterhouse. Gareth has a Master of Business Administration from The University of Western Ontario – Richard Ivey School of Business, and a Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy from National University of Singapore. He is a Certified Public Accountant in Hong Kong, Australia and Singapore and a Chartered Accountant of England and Wales. Gareth is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.