SHANGHAI, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Shanda Online Holdings Limited
("Shanda Online"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Shanda Interactive
Entertainment Limited (Nasdaq: SNDA) ("Shanda" or the "Company"), today
announced the appointment of Mr. Xu Chaojun as its Chief Operating Officer.
Prior to joining Shanda Online, Mr. Xu served as vice president of Oak
Pacific Interactive from 2006 to 2009 and was in charge of Xiaonei.com, now
named Renren.com, which he helped to develop into one of the country's largest
and most influential SNS websites. Mr. Xu was a co-founder of Chinaren.com and
subsequently served in various positions including technology director at
Sohu.com from 2000 to 2005 after it acquired Chinaren.com in 2000.
Mr. Xu enrolled in Tsinghua University at the age of 16, and graduated
with a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science.
Ms. Judy Wang, CEO of Shanda Online commented, "We are pleased to have Mr.
Xu Chaojun join Shanda Online as Chief Operating Officer. Shanda Online is
committed to provide premium services to its business partners and users. Mr.
Xu's profound internet industry experience will help Shanda Online continue to
strengthen its community features and enhance user experiences."
Mr. Xu commented, "I am excited to serve in this new role. Shanda Online
has been widely recognized in the industry as a leading service platform for
interactive entertainment content. I look forward to working with Shanda
Online' s excellent management team to provide comprehensive and integrated
services to our users."
About Shanda Online
Shanda Online Holdings Limited ("Shanda Online") is an integrated online
value-added service platform. Through its infrastructure, which includes a
digital content delivery ("DDS") system, a customer relationship management
("CRM") system and a promotion-payment community ("PPC") system, augmented by
a world-class security system, Shanda Online provides full supporting services
to the operators of various interactive entertainment contents. Shanda Online
is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Shanda Interactive Entertainment Limited
About Shanda Interactive Entertainment Limited
Shanda Interactive Entertainment Limited (NasdaqGS: SNDA) ("Shanda
Interactive") is a leading interactive entertainment media company in China.
Leveraging its integrated interactive services platform, Shanda Interactive
offers a diversified portfolio of high quality content through its
subsidiaries and affiliates, including Shanda Games, Shanda Literature,
Hurray!, and various other online community and business units. The broad
variety of content ranges from massively multi-player online role-playing
games (MMORPGs) and advanced casual games, to chess and board games, e-sports,
cartoons, literature, film, television, mobile ringtones and music. By
providing a centralized platform through which Shanda Interactive can deliver
its own content as well as third-party content, Shanda Interactive allows its
users to interact with thousands of other users while enjoying some of the
best entertainment content available in China today. Shanda Interactive:
"Interaction enriches your life". For more information about Shanda
Interactive, please visit http://www.snda.com .
For more information, please contact:
Shanda Interactive Entertainment Ltd.
Phone: +86-21-5050-4740 (Shanghai)
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