CHV is led by Charles Asubonten, a transformational leader.
As the Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Asubonten brings more than 25 years of outstanding leadership and experience in many facets of finance and investments, covering several industries including mining, financials, energy, infrastructure, technology, healthcare, industrials, and governmental entities all across America, Africa, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Most recently, he served as the Chief Financial Officer of the California Public Employees’ Pension System. He has worked for Ford Motor Company, Rio Tinto, DTE Energy, and the Dow Chemical Company. He has served as a board member for profit- and non-profit boards.
Mr. Asubonten holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting from North Carolina Central University and an MBA in finance and corporate strategy from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. He has also earned an advanced diploma in corporate governance from the Financial Times (FT) board of directors Non-Executive Director program in London. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), licensed in Michigan. He also holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter.
Mr. Asubonten has developed and taught courses in Accounting, Finance and Economics on the adjunct faculty at Wayne State University, and at the University of Michigan – Dearborn. He is the author of a forthcoming book: “WHAT THE CFO WANTS YOU TO KNOW – How You Create Value.”
He started his professional career with KPMG in Raleigh, North Carolina.