On 24 May 2024, China Southern Airlines Company Limited held the 21st meeting of the ninth session of the Board. After deliberation and voting by the Directors present at the Board meeting, the following proposal has been unanimously passed: Agreed that Mr. Chen Dong appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Chen Dong, male, born in December 1974(49 years old), graduated from the Department of International Economics and Trade of Shanghai Maritime University, majoring in Transport Economics (International Finance), and obtained a degree of Master of Economics in Economics of Shanghai University of Finance and Economics.

He is a member of the Chinese Communist Party. He started his career in July 1998, and served as deputy director of the Risk Control Centre of the Enterprise Management Department of China Shipping (Group) Company, the deputy director of Risk Control Department of the Finance and Accounting Department and deputy director of Finance Department of Accounting and Finance Department of China Shipping (Group) Company, senior manager of Finance and Taxation Management Department of Finance Department of China Shipping (Group) Company, assistant to the general manager and deputy general manager of Finance Department of China Shipping (Group) Company, deputy general manager and general manager of Finance and Management Department of China COSCO Shipping Corporation Limited. In April 2024, he became a member of the Party Group of China Southern Air Holding Company Limited, and in May 2024, he became the chief accountant of China Southern Air Holding Company Limited.

Currently, he also serves as an executive director of the council of the Finance and Accounting.