BEIJING, June 29, 2018 /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 also in other countries, today announced that Ms. Helen Zhang has resigned from her role as the Company's Chief Financial Officer, effective June 29, 2018.
Mr. Xuefeng Li, currently general manager of the financial management department of the Company, has been appointed as interim CFO.
Mr. Li joined Xinyuan in February 2017 as the general manager of the Company's financial management department. Before joining Xinyuan, Mr. Li worked for China Wanda Group and held senior management positions in its various subsidiaries including Wanda Hotels, Wanda Commercial Real Estate, Wanda Kids Entertainment, Wanda E-Commerce and Wanda Culture Group. Mr. Li has 16 years of experience in accounting, financial management, and capital operations. He graduated from Dongbei University of Finance and Economics in 2002 with a bachelor's degree in taxation and a master's degree in accounting. In 2004, he obtained the Chinese Certified Public Accountant designation.
Mr. Yong Zhang, Chairman of Xinyuan, commented, "Since Mr. Xuefeng Li joined Xinyuan a year and a half ago, he has become familiar with and mastered the business and processes of Xinyuan. Mr. Li has extensive experience in financial management and capital operations. We believe he is well positioned to move into the interim CFO role immediately. We look forward to his contributions as we continue to scale our operations in China and overseas."
"On behalf of the Company, I would like to thank Ms. Helen Zhang for her financial leadership and her contributions to Xinyuan's business development over the years. We wish her all the best in her future endeavors," Mr. Zhang concluded.
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 in other countries. In China, Xinyuan 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 City. Xinyuan 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.
Mr. Charles Wang
Investor Relations Director
Tel: +86 (10) 8588-9376
In U.S.: +1-646-308-1472
In China: +86 (10) 6583-7511
Mr. Edmond Lococo
In China: +86 (10) 6583-7510
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