GUANGZHOU, China, Oct. 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Puyi Inc. (“Puyi” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: PUYI), a leading third-party wealth management service provider in China focusing on affluent and emerging middle class population, today announced the appointment of Mr. Youjie Kong (“Mr. Kong”) as the co-chairman of its board of directors (the “Board”) with immediate effect. The Board now has seven directors, of which three are independent directors.
Before joining the Company, Mr. Kong has more than 30 years of experience in the financial industry in China, including work experience with the People’s Bank of China and China Insurance Regulatory Commission, as well as multiple security firms, fund management companies and insurance companies. Since 2005, he has successively served as vice general manager, general manager, director, or chairman of the board in several well-known financial companies. In 2005, he obtained a doctor’s degree in finance from Renmin University of China.
“On behalf of the Board and myself, first, I want to express a warm welcome to Mr. Kong,” said Mr. Ren Yong, our chairman of the Board, “Mr. Kong is a seasoned management person with extensive experience in the financial industry. There is no doubt that Mr. Kong’s joining will enhance our management team and empower the Company’s future development.
“It is my honor and pleasure to join Puyi as the co-chairman of the Board. I am grateful to the trust of the Board, especially the chairman Mr. Ren,” said Mr. Kong, “The co-chairman of the Board is a crucial position. I am committed to fulfilling the long-term interest of our shareholders and the sustainable development of our Company. I will do my best, together with all of our staff, to deliver more diverse and high quality services to our clients and business partners.”
Headquartered in Guangzhou, China, Puyi is a leading third-party wealth management service provider in China focusing on affluent and emerging middle class population. Puyi also provides a series of comprehensive financial asset allocation services including asset management services, insurance consulting services and trust consulting services for clients. For more information, please visit https://ir.puyiwm.com.
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Puyi Inc.Jing He, GM of Financial Reporting Department
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