October 30th, 2014 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Jiayuan.com International Ltd. ("Jiayuan") DATE, -6.03% operator of the largest online dating platform in China, today announced that its Board of Directors ("the Board") has approved the appointment of Mr. Gaofei Wang as an independent director, effective October 30, 2014. Mr. Wang will replace Mr. Jianzhang Liang, an independent director, on the Audit Committee of the Board. Mr. Liang will maintain his position as an independent director and member of the Compensation Committee of the Board.
Mr. Wang has served as Weibo's WB, +2.77% Chief Executive Officer since February 2014 and as Senior Vice President at SINA SINA, +0.31% since May 2013. Mr. Wang has been actively involved in Weibo's product and business development since its inception and was promoted to General Manager in December 2012. Mr. Wang joined SINA in August 2000 and worked in its product development department until early 2004 when he transferred to SINA's mobile division. He served as General Manager of SINA Mobile from November 2006 to November 2012. Mr. Wang holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Peking University and an Executive M.B.A. from the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University.
"We are pleased to welcome Mr. Wang as we take another step in our ongoing effort to enhance and expand the independence of our Board of Directors." commented Mr. Yongqiang Qian, co-Chairman of the Board of Jiayuan. "Mr. Wang's extensive experience in mobile products will greatly benefit the Company as we shift our business towards mobile platforms, which accounted for 64% of all logins to Jiayuan.com as of June 30, 2014."
Jiayuan.com International Ltd. ("Jiayuan") DATE, -6.03% operates the largest online dating platform in China. Jiayuan is committed to providing a trusted, effective, and user-focused online dating platform that addresses the dating and marriage needs of China's rapidly growing urban singles population. As a pioneer in China's online dating market, Jiayuan ranks first in terms of number of unique visitors, average time spent per user and average page views per user among all online dating websites in China in 2013, according to iResearch. Jiayuan recorded an average of 5.7 million monthly active user accounts in the second quarter of 2014. Every two of Jiayuan's American Depositary Shares represent three ordinary shares.
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