Jiayuan Appoints Rose Gong as Non-executive Co-Chairman
Jiayuan.com International Ltd. (NASDAQ: DATE) today announced that its board of directors has approved the appointment of Ms. Haiyan ("Rose") Gong as non-executive co-Chairman, alongside Jiayuan's existing Chairman Mr. Yongqiang Qian, effective from Monday, December 24th, 2012. As of that date, Ms. Gong will no longer hold the position of co-CEO of Jiayuan.
The company also announced that Mr. Linguang Wu, who currently serves as co-CEO of Jiayuan, has been appointed as a director of the board, effective immediately.
Mr. Yongqiang Qian, Chairman of the board of directors of Jiayuan, commented, "As a pioneer of online dating in China, over the past decade Rose has helped innumerable singles find love and, in the process, established Jiayuan as China's undisputed industry leader. Due to Rose's efforts, today Jiayuan enjoys a widely recognized brand and reputation for quality and innovation. Looking ahead, Rose will focus on guiding Jiayuan's long-term strategic direction while Linguang will continue to lead the company's day-to-day management and operations."
"I am honored to accept this new assignment and would like to thank Yongqiang and the other board members