Management

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Mr. Eric Ya Shen
Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Eric Ya Shen is our co-founder and has served as the chairman of our board of directors and chief executive officer since our inception in August 2010. He has over 20 years of experience in the distribution of consumer electronic products in domestic and overseas markets. From 2001 to 2012, Mr. Shen served as the chairman of the board of directors of Guangzhou NEM Import and Export Co., Ltd., a company primarily engaging in the sales of consumer electronic and telecommunication products. Mr. Shen received an EMBA degree from Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business in 2010 and an associate degree in telecommunication from Shanghai Railway College in 1990.
Mr. Eric Ya Shen
Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Eric Ya Shen is our co-founder and has served as the chairman of our board of directors and chief executive officer since our inception in August 2010. He has over 20 years of experience in the distribution of consumer electronic products in domestic and overseas markets. From 2001 to 2012, Mr. Shen served as the chairman of the board of directors of Guangzhou NEM Import and Export Co., Ltd., a company primarily engaging in the sales of consumer electronic and telecommunication products. Mr. Shen received an EMBA degree from Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business in 2010 and an associate degree in telecommunication from Shanghai Railway College in 1990.
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Mr. Arthur Xiaobo Hong
Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Arthur Xiaobo Hong is our co-founder and has served as the vice chairman of our board of directors since January 2011. Mr. Hong has served as our chief operating officer since August 2012. Mr. Hong has over 15 years of experience in the distribution of consumer electronic products in overseas markets. From 1998 to 2011, Mr. Hong served as chairman of the board of directors of Société Europe Pacifique Distribution, a French company engaging in the distribution of consumer electronic products. Mr. Hong graduated from Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business in 2010.
Mr. Arthur Xiaobo Hong
Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Arthur Xiaobo Hong is our co-founder and has served as the vice chairman of our board of directors since January 2011. Mr. Hong has served as our chief operating officer since August 2012. Mr. Hong has over 15 years of experience in the distribution of consumer electronic products in overseas markets. From 1998 to 2011, Mr. Hong served as chairman of the board of directors of Société Europe Pacifique Distribution, a French company engaging in the distribution of consumer electronic products. Mr. Hong graduated from Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business in 2010.
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David Cui
Chief Financial Officer

Mr. David Cui has served as our chief financial officer since November 2020. Before joining Vipshop, Mr. Cui was the Chief Financial Officer of Huami Corp. (NYSE: HMI) from August 2017 to September 2020. From August 2015 to April 2017, Mr. Cui was the Chief Financial Officer of China Digital Video Holdings Limited, a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Prior to that, Mr. Cui was an independent financial advisor to high growth companies on business strategies, fund raising, corporate governance and accounting matters. From April 2011 to August 2013, Mr. Cui was the Chief Financial Officer of iKang Healthcare Group, Inc., a company listed on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange. He was an audit senior manager of Deloitte Touche Tohmutsu, Chinafrom April 2007 to April 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Cui served multiple roles in public accounting and financial reporting in the United States and Canada. Mr. Cui has a bachelor's degree in business administration from Simon Fraser University, Canada and is a licensed CPA in the United States and Canada.

David Cui
Chief Financial Officer

Mr. David Cui has served as our chief financial officer since November 2020. Before joining Vipshop, Mr. Cui was the Chief Financial Officer of Huami Corp. (NYSE: HMI) from August 2017 to September 2020. From August 2015 to April 2017, Mr. Cui was the Chief Financial Officer of China Digital Video Holdings Limited, a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Prior to that, Mr. Cui was an independent financial advisor to high growth companies on business strategies, fund raising, corporate governance and accounting matters. From April 2011 to August 2013, Mr. Cui was the Chief Financial Officer of iKang Healthcare Group, Inc., a company listed on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange. He was an audit senior manager of Deloitte Touche Tohmutsu, Chinafrom April 2007 to April 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Cui served multiple roles in public accounting and financial reporting in the United States and Canada. Mr. Cui has a bachelor's degree in business administration from Simon Fraser University, Canada and is a licensed CPA in the United States and Canada.

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Mr. Pengjun Lu
Co-Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Pengjun Lu has served as our co-chief technology officer since November 2020. From March 2018 to September 2020, Mr. Lu served as the chief technology officer of JOYY Inc. (formerly known as YY Inc.) (NASDAQ: YY), where he led the technology department and certain business units. From September 2014 to March 2018, Mr. Lu served as the general manager in charge of search advertising and the chief architect of the infrastructure team at Baidu Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU). From July 2006 to September 2014, Mr. Lu worked at Google, most recently as a staff engineer in charge of the Shanghai advertising back-end team, and received the Google Founders Award for the QueST project. Mr. Lu received a master’s degree in computer science and technology from Fudan University, and a bachelor’s degree in computer science and technology from Wuhan University.

Mr. Pengjun Lu
Co-Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Pengjun Lu has served as our co-chief technology officer since November 2020. From March 2018 to September 2020, Mr. Lu served as the chief technology officer of JOYY Inc. (formerly known as YY Inc.) (NASDAQ: YY), where he led the technology department and certain business units. From September 2014 to March 2018, Mr. Lu served as the general manager in charge of search advertising and the chief architect of the infrastructure team at Baidu Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU). From July 2006 to September 2014, Mr. Lu worked at Google, most recently as a staff engineer in charge of the Shanghai advertising back-end team, and received the Google Founders Award for the QueST project. Mr. Lu received a master’s degree in computer science and technology from Fudan University, and a bachelor’s degree in computer science and technology from Wuhan University.

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Mr. Daniel Kao
Co-Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Daniel Kao has served as our chief technology officer from June 2012 to October 2016, and again since April 2019. Mr. Kao also serves as an independent director of the board of ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: ZTO). From January 2018 to April 2019, Mr. Kao served as the chief technology officer of Noah Holdings Limited (NYSE: NOAH). Mr. Kao has over 20 years of experience with leading e-commerce and Internet companies in the United States and China. From October 2010 to March 2012, Mr. Kao served as the director of site operation and quality engineering at eBay Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY). During his tenure at eBay, Mr. Kao focused on customer service enhancements, online branding, and organization growth strategies. Prior to that, he was the enterprise architect at AccelOps, a provider of integrated data center and cloud service monitoring software solutions to enterprises and service providers, from October 2007 to July 2008. From March to October 2007, Mr. Kao co-founded and served as the chief technology officer of AdChina Ltd., a leading integrated Internet advertising platform in China. Mr. Kao received a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Iowa State University in 1995.

Mr. Daniel Kao
Co-Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Daniel Kao has served as our chief technology officer from June 2012 to October 2016, and again since April 2019. Mr. Kao also serves as an independent director of the board of ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: ZTO). From January 2018 to April 2019, Mr. Kao served as the chief technology officer of Noah Holdings Limited (NYSE: NOAH). Mr. Kao has over 20 years of experience with leading e-commerce and Internet companies in the United States and China. From October 2010 to March 2012, Mr. Kao served as the director of site operation and quality engineering at eBay Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY). During his tenure at eBay, Mr. Kao focused on customer service enhancements, online branding, and organization growth strategies. Prior to that, he was the enterprise architect at AccelOps, a provider of integrated data center and cloud service monitoring software solutions to enterprises and service providers, from October 2007 to July 2008. From March to October 2007, Mr. Kao co-founded and served as the chief technology officer of AdChina Ltd., a leading integrated Internet advertising platform in China. Mr. Kao received a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Iowa State University in 1995.

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Mr. Yizhi Tang
Senior Vice President of Logistics

Mr. Yizhi Tang has served as our senior vice president since November 2012. Before that, Mr. Tang served as our vice president from September 2010 to November 2012. Mr. Tang has over 10 years of experience in the logistics industry. Prior to joining us, Mr. Tang served as an operating director of Best Logistics Technology Co., Ltd. from 2009 to 2010. From 2008 to 2009, Mr. Tang served as the head of logistics department of Tesco, responsible for the logistics in the northern China area. From 2006 to 2008, Mr. Tang worked as the senior director of the logistics department of Dangdang.com. Mr. Tang received a master's degree from Sun Yat-Sen University in 2003 and a bachelor's degree from Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics in 1997.
Mr. Yizhi Tang
Senior Vice President of Logistics
Mr. Yizhi Tang has served as our senior vice president since November 2012. Before that, Mr. Tang served as our vice president from September 2010 to November 2012. Mr. Tang has over 10 years of experience in the logistics industry. Prior to joining us, Mr. Tang served as an operating director of Best Logistics Technology Co., Ltd. from 2009 to 2010. From 2008 to 2009, Mr. Tang served as the head of logistics department of Tesco, responsible for the logistics in the northern China area. From 2006 to 2008, Mr. Tang worked as the senior director of the logistics department of Dangdang.com. Mr. Tang received a master's degree from Sun Yat-Sen University in 2003 and a bachelor's degree from Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics in 1997.