BEIJING, May 6, 2022
/PRNewswire/ -- Autohome Inc. (NYSE: ATHM; HKEX: 2518) ("Autohome"
or the "Company"), the leading online destination for automobile
consumers in China, today
announced the appointment of Mr. Craig Yan
Zeng as its Chief Financial Officer, effective
Mr. Craig Yan Zeng has over 20
years of experience in capital market and has held senior
management positions in many companies. He has been a director of
LexinFintech (Nasdaq: LX) since December
2017 and served as the chief financial officer of
LexinFintech from November 2016 to
June 2021. Prior to joining
LexinFintech, Mr. Zeng served as the chief financial officer of
YeePay, an e-payment service provider in China. Before that, he served as the vice
president of Hop Hing Group Holdings Limited, a company previously
listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, from 2013 to 2015, and as
the executive vice president of VanceInfo Technologies Inc., a
company previously listed on the New York Stock Exchange, from 2010
to 2013. Prior to 2010, Mr. Zeng served as a financial director of
Microsoft (Greater China) from
2008 to 2009, and worked for Venustech Group Inc. (SZ: 002439) from
2006 to 2008, during which he served several senior management
positions including as its chief operating officer and chief
financial officer. He also worked for General Electric in the U.S.
Mr. Zeng received his master's degree in business administration
from the Stern School of Business of New York
University in 1999, and his bachelor's degree in chemistry
from Beijing University of
Chemical Technology in 1991.
"Craig has extensive experience in financial management and
in-depth understanding of the capital market," commented Mr.
Quan Long, Chairman of the Board of
Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Autohome. "We are
delighted to have Craig serve as our new Chief Financial Officer,
and we believe his experience, skills and leadership will be of
great value to the Company and help Autohome achieve the next stage
About Autohome Inc.
Autohome Inc. (NYSE: ATHM; HKEX: 2518) is the leading online
destination for automobile consumers in China. Its mission is to engage, educate and
inform consumers about everything auto. Autohome provides original
generated content, professionally generated content, user-generated
content, and AI-generated content, a comprehensive automobile
library, and extensive automobile listing information to automobile
consumers, covering the entire car purchase and ownership cycle.
The ability to reach a large and engaged user base of automobile
consumers has made Autohome a preferred platform for automakers and
dealers to conduct their advertising campaigns. Further, the
Company's dealer subscription and advertising services allow
dealers to market their inventory and services through Autohome's
platform, extending the reach of their physical showrooms to
potentially millions of internet users in China and generating sales leads for them. The
Company offers sales leads, data analysis, and marketing services
to assist automakers and dealers with improving their efficiency
and facilitating transactions. Autohome operates its "Autohome
Mall," a full-service online transaction platform, to facilitate
transactions for automakers and dealers. Further, through its
websites and mobile applications, it also provides other
value-added services, including auto financing, auto insurance,
used car transactions, and aftermarket services. For further
information, please visit www.autohome.com.cn.
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terminology such as "will", "expects", "anticipates", "future",
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forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve
inherent risks and uncertainties. A number of factors could cause
actual results to differ materially from those contained in any
forward-looking statement, including but not limited to the
following: Autohome's goals and strategies; Autohome's future
business development, results of operations and financial
condition; the expected growth of the online automobile advertising
market in China; Autohome's
ability to attract and retain users and advertisers and further
enhance its brand recognition; Autohome's expectations regarding
demand for and market acceptance of its products and services;
competition in the online automobile advertising industry; relevant
government policies and regulatory environment of China; fluctuations in general economic and
business conditions in China and
assumptions underlying or related to any of the foregoing. Further
information regarding these and other risks is included in
Autohome's filings with the SEC and announcements on the website of
the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. All information provided in this
press release is as of the date of this press release, and Autohome
does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking
statement, except as required under applicable law.
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SOURCE Autohome Inc.