SHANGHAI, Sept. 8,
2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Dingdong (Cayman) Limited
("Dingdong" or the "Company") (NYSE: DDL), a leading fresh grocery
e-commerce company in China, today
announced the appointment of Mr. Song
Wang, the Senior Vice President, as the director of the
Company effective from September 30,
2023. Mr. Wang is currently primarily responsible for
managing the Company's finances and investor relationship
With nearly 17 years of experience in China's consumer and retail industry, Mr.
Song Wang is no doubt an industry
veteran with deep insights of the sector the Company competes in.
Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Wang worked in a handful of
China's leading e-commerce and new
retail companies, endorsed by Alibaba (NYSE: BABA and HKEX: 9988).
He served as the financial director of Ele.me, the chief financial
officer of Lianhua Supermarket (HKEx: 0980), and head of the
finance department of Hema Fresh.
Prior to that, Mr. Wang worked in finance department of several
companies, managing and running their finance activities. He served
as the senior financial director of Yiguo E-Commerce, the head of
Financial Shared Service Center of Yihai
Kerry (more commonly known as Jinlongyu, SZSE: 300999), and
the financial manager of Huawei Technologies. Mr. Wang holds a
bachelor's degree in management from Tiangong University.
Mr. Wang stated: "I am thrilled to serve as a director of
Dingdong, and believe Dingdong is well positioned for continued
growth in the fresh grocery e-commerce sector during an opportune
time. I will work closely with our strong team of dedicated
professionals to execute on our business strategy."
"We are pleased to have Mr. Wang as a board member. I firmly
believe Mr. Wang will bring a wealth of financial expertise to our
already strong management team and these skills will serve our
investors well," commented Mr. Changlin
Liang, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the
The company also announced that Ms. Le
Yu, a director and Chief Strategy Officer of the Company,
has tendered her resignation to step down from her current
positions due to personal reasons. Ms. Yu's resignation will be
effective from September 30, 2023.
Ms. Yu's resignation was not the result of any dispute or
disagreement with the Company or the Board of Directors of the
Company (the "Board") or any matter relating to the operation,
policies or practices of the Company. Ms. Yu will remain with the
Company in an advisory role to the Board.
"On behalf of the Company and the Board, I would like to express
our sincerest gratitude to Ms. Le
Yu, for her tremendous contributions and invaluable service
since joining the Company in 2015," commented Mr. Changlin Liang, Chairman and CEO of Dingdong,
"we wish her the best of success in her future endeavors."
About Dingdong (Cayman) Limited
We are a leading fresh grocery e-commerce company in
China, with sustainable long-term
growth. We directly provide users and households with fresh
produce, prepared food, and other food products through a
convenient and excellent shopping experience supported by an
extensive self-operated frontline fulfillment grid. Leveraging our
deep insights into consumers' evolving needs and our strong food
innovation capabilities, we have successfully launched a series of
private label products spanning a variety of food categories. Many
of our private label products are produced at our Dingdong
production plants, allowing us to more efficiently produce and
offer safe and high-quality food products. We aim to be Chinese
families' first choice for food shopping.
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