CHENGDU, China, Aug. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Senmiao Technology Limited ("Senmiao" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:AIHS), an online lending platform in China connecting investors with individual and small-to-medium-sized enterprise borrowers, today announced that Ms. Xin Chen resigned from her positions as Chief Executive Officer of Senmiao and General Manager of the Company's operating entity, Sichuan Senmiao Ronglian Technology Co., Ltd. ("Sichuan Senmiao"). Ms. Chen's resignation was due to personal reasons and did not result from any disagreement with the Company.
To fill the vacancies created by Ms. Chen's resignation, the Company's Board of Directors (the "Board") appointed Mr. Xi Wen as the Chief Executive Officer of the Company in addition to his current roles as the President, Secretary and Chairman of the Board, and also appointed Mr. Haitao Liu as the Chief Executive Officer of Sichuan Senmiao. Mr. Liu will report to Mr. Wen.
Mr. Liu will oversee the operations of Sichuan Senmiao. He brings to the Company industry and leadership experience as former chief executive officers of a peer-to-peer lending company specializing in auto loans and a microloan company offering loans to small business and individuals. Mr. Liu also has over a decade's experience in accounting and finance as the chief financial officer of an information technology company and deputy general manager of an accounting firm.
Mr. Wen, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Senmiao, commented, "We would like to thank Xin for her contribution to the Company's growth and development, including playing a pivotal role in our recent successful IPO. We wish Xin the best in her future endeavors and our team is excited to work with Haitao in his new position."
Headquartered in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, Senmiao operates an online lending platform, www.ihongsen.com, that connects Chinese investors with individual and small-to-medium-sized enterprise borrowers. For more information about the Company, please visit: www.ihongsen.com.
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