BEIJING, Dec. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Secoo Holding Limited (“Secoo” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:SECO), Asia's largest online integrated upscale products and services platform, today announced the appointment of Mr. Jian Wang as an independent director of the Company, effective December 20, 2017, based on the recommendations of the nominating and corporate governance committee of the board of directors of the Company (the “Board”). The Board also appointed Mr. Wang as a member of the audit committee of the Board, the chairman of the compensation committee of the Board and a member of the nominating and corporate governance committee of the Board. In addition, Mr. Xiaoquan Zhang, an independent director of the Board, was appointed as the chairman of the nominating and corporate governance committee of the Board.
Mr. Wang has more than twenty years of management experience in the retail sector and has served since August 2013 as the chairman and chief executive officer of Five Star Holdings Group Co., Ltd., a company engaged in retail chain store operation and supply chain management with notable franchise brands. Prior to that, Mr. Wang served as the senior vice president of Best Buy Co., Inc. and the chief executive officer of Jiangsu Five-Star Electric Appliances Co. Ltd. Mr. Wang received a master’s degree in administrative management from Nanjing University in 2000 and EMBA degrees from CEIBS and Tsinghua PBCSF in 2009 and 2016, respectively.
“We are excited to welcome Mr. Wang to our board as an independent director,” said Mr. Richard Li, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Secoo. “Mr. Wang has extensive experience with business operations and innovations in the China’s retail chain store industry, as well as investment expertise in areas, such as e-commerce and the new consumer economy. We look forward to working with him and learning from his experience and vision in our business evolution.”
About Secoo Holding Limited
Secoo Holding Limited (“Secoo”) is Asia’s largest online integrated upscale products and services platform as measured by GMV in 2016. Secoo provides customers a wide selection of authentic upscale products and lifestyle services on the Company’s integrated online and offline shopping platform which consists of the Secoo.com website, mobile applications and offline experience centers, offering over 300,000 SKUs, covering over 3,000 global and domestic brands. Supported by the Company’s proprietary database of upscale products, authentication procedures and brand cooperation, Secoo is able to ensure the authenticity and quality of every product offered on its platform.
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