Eric Zhang

Committees: Audit Committee, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee

Independent Director

Mr. Chi (Eric) Zhang has served as our director and a member of the nominating and corporate governance committee of our board of directors since November 2015. From 2006 to May 2016, Mr. Zhang served as a managing director of Carlyle where he focused on Asia buyout opportunities. Mr. Zhang also serves as Co-Chairman of Crystal Orange Hotel Group and as Vice Chairman of Plateno Group Holdings (previously 7 Days Group Holdings Limited), and is a member of the board of directors of SouFun Holdings Limited, a NYSE-listed company, China Reading Group Limited, AnNeng Logistics Group, Kaiyuan Hotel Group, and New Century Asset Management Co. Ltd. Before joining Carlyle, Mr. Zhang was a vice president in the M&A group at Credit Suisse in Hong Kong. Prior to that, he was a vice president of the investment banking department at China International Capital Corporate Limited (CICC) in Beijing where he worked for six years. Mr. Zhang received his master’s degree in economics from the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics in China.

 


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