BEIJING, July 2, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Autohome Inc. (NYSE: ATHM; HKEX: 2518) (“Autohome” or the “Company”), the leading online destination for auto consumers in China, announced today ‘hui that Mr. Jun Zou notified the Company of his intention to resign from his duties as CFO because of his other personal commitments. The effective date of Mr. Zou’s resignation will be July 9, 2021.
At the same time, Ms. Hong Jiang, Chief Financial Officer, will report directly to Mr. Quan Long, Chairman of the Board and Interim CEO of Autohome. Ms. Hong Jiang is currently in charge of the financial operations, financial reporting and related matters of the Company. Ms. Jiang has extensive experience in financial management and previously held several management positions in listed internet companies.
Mr. Quan Long, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Autohome, said, “On behalf of Autohome, I would like to express my sincere gratitude to Jun for his dedication and valuable contribution to Autohome during of his tenure as Chief Financial Officer. Jun has been instrumental in improving the efficiency of financial management and improving Autohome’s performance in capital markets as we take important milestones. We respect his decision and sincerely wish Jun continued success in all his future endeavors.
In the meantime, the Company has launched a search for a suitable candidate and intends to appoint a new CFO in due course.
About Autohome Inc.
Autohome Inc. (NYSE: ATHM; HKEX: 2518) is the leading online destination for auto consumers in China. Its mission is to engage, educate and inform consumers on all matters relating to the automobile. Autohome provides Original Generated Content, Professionally Generated Content, User Generated Content and AI Generated Content, Comprehensive Automotive Library and Detailed Car Listing Information to Automotive Consumers, covering the entire car purchase and ownership cycle. The ability to reach a large and engaged user base of automotive consumers has made Autohome a preferred platform for automotive manufacturers and dealers to run their advertising campaigns. In addition, 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 dollars. Internet users in China and generating leads for them. The Company provides sales leads, data analytics and marketing services to help automakers and dealerships improve efficiency and facilitate transactions. Autohome operates its “Autohome Mall”, a full-service online transaction platform, to facilitate transactions for automakers and dealerships. In addition, through its websites and mobile apps, it also provides other value-added services including auto financing, auto insurance, used car transactions and aftermarket services. For more information, please visit www.autohome.com.cn.
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