BEIJING, July 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd. ("Xinyuan" or "the Company") (NYSE: XIN), an NYSE-listed real estate developer and property manager primarily in China and recently in other countries, today announced that the Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Lizhou Zhang as the Company's new Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Xinqi Wang will no longer serve as Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors, effective immediately.
Mr. Zhang joins Xinyuan after working at Wanda Group, one of China's largest property enterprises, for nearly seven years with different positions. Since January 2014, Mr. Zhang served as General Manager at Wanda One UK Co., Ltd. From 2011 to 2013, Mr. Zhang worked as Assistant to the President of Wanda Group and General Manager of the Northern Project Management Center and Operation Center of Wanda Commercial Management Company. Prior to this role, Mr. Zhang served as General Manager at two different city companies of the Wanda Group. Mr. Zhang holds a Bachelor's degree in Construction Management from Chongqing University, and a Master's degree in Monetary Banking from Dongbei University of Finance and Economics.
Mr. Yong Zhang, Chairman of Xinyuan, commented, "I am pleased to welcome Mr. Lizhou Zhang, who brings more than fifteen years of leadership experience in the real estate sector, with a track record in leading businesses. We look forward to working with Lizhou, leveraging his experience and capabilities as we continue to scale our operations in China and overseas. On behalf of the Company, I would like to thank Mr. Xinqi Wang for his contributions to Xinyuan over the past three years and we wish him well in his future endeavors."
About Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd.
Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd. ("Xinyuan") is an NYSE-listed real estate developer and property manager primarily in China and recently in other countries. In China, the Company develops and manages large scale, high quality real estate projects in over ten tier one and tier two cities, including Beijing, Shanghai, Zhengzhou, Jinan, Xi'an, Suzhou, among others. Xinyuan was one of the first Chinese real estate developers to enter the U.S. market and over the past few years has been active in real estate development in New York. The Company aims to provide comfortable and convenient real estate related products and services to middle-class consumers. For more information, please visit http://www.xyre.com.
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For more information, please contact:
Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd.
Ms. May Shen
Investor Relations Director
Tel: +86 (10) 8588-9376
In U.S.: +1-646-308-1472
In China: +86 (10) 6583-7511
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