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Linlin Zhang

Main Industry: Energy & Utilities
Illinois, United States




March 2020
Solar Material Research Institute
January 2019
  • Registered the Solar Material Research Institute, forging the governance structure and all of the legal documentation in line with bylaws and regulatory frameworks.
  • Generated the plans for business continuity and growth, liaising with 3rd party research facilities in the Netherlands and California.

Lynra Synergy LLC
January 2015
September 2018  - December 2019
  • Led strategy plan of MiaSolé organization restructuring, identifying operations for separation to enable the business to be independent of the parent company.
  • Enabled the organization to attract a strategic partner to achieve market potential.
  • Continually developed strategic planning with guidance from holding company in China, aligning for the business direction to ensure growth.
  • Optimized finance functions for MiaSolé, embedding internal control and risk mitigation into functions to transform operations and upgrade the finance team in place
AirChicago Holdings, Inc.
May 2018  - December 2019
  • Delivered oversight of finances, implementing regulation into funding activities, negotiated with prospective investors and 3rd party providers for successful fund-raising.
Bell Flavors & Fragrances
July 2017  - June 2018
  • Transformed the structure within Bell Flavors & Fragrances and identified risks in 100% buyout M&A structure within Indonesia, creating the JV structure to successfully mitigate risks.
Yunnan Energy Investments (HK) Co., Ltd.
June 2015  - October 2017
  • Established the platform and foundation in Hong Kong to enable Yunnan Energy Investment to become an international company, generating the global strategy.
  • Coordinated Moody, S&P and Fitch international credit rating process.
  • Successfully raised $700M bond at HK Exchange market to support international expansion. 
December 2010  - August 2014
  • Defined and delivered a successful carve-out for ixmation, Inc. divestitures to provide financial support for new acquisition.


Harvard University
June 2019
Executive Education Program
Illinois State University
June 2004
Master of Science
New York Institute of Technology
June 2002
Master of Business Administration