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Board of Directors

Weili Hong

Weili Hong has served as our independent director since June 2021. Dr. Hong has about 30 years of experience in finance and investment in both China’s and overseas financial institutions and capital markets. Dr. Hong served as the President and Chief Research Officer of CMC Holdings from 2016 to 2018. Prior to joining CMC, Dr. Hong was a partner of Gopher Asset Management, China’s No.1 leading FOFs management company from 2014 to 2016, primarily responsible for PE/VC FOFs and direct investments. Dr. Hong also served as the managing partner of KTB China, from 2008 to 2012, and the head of BD in ING China from 2004 to 2007. Dr. Hong was one of the pioneers of China’s capital market since he joined Shanghai Stock Exchange at its forming stage in 1992, where he served in several important positions and developed China’s first financial futures product. From 1996 to 2004, Dr. Hong served as the managing director of the securities business of China Venture-Tech Investment Group. Currently, Dr. Hong has served as an independent director, a member of audit committee and a member of compensation committee at Chindata Group Holdings Ltd, whose ADSs are listed on NASDAQ (ticker: CD) since June 2020. Dr. Hong served as an independent director at Luolai Lifestyle Technology Co., Ltd., whose shares are listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (stock code: 002293) from February 2017 to March 2023. Dr. Hong has served as an independent nonexecutive director, the chairperson of the remuneration committee and a member of the audit committee and nomination committee of ClouDr Group Limited, a company whose shares are listed on the Stock Exchange (stock code: 9955) since July 2022. Dr. Hong currently serves as a Guest Professor and a supervisor of the Master Degree Program in Shanghai Advance Institute of Finance at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and a Guest Professor of the Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University. Dr. Hong is also the vice chairman of the Global Alumni Association of the School of Economics, Fudan University. Dr. Hong received a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics in 1992 and a Doctor’s Degree in Economics from Fudan University in 1999.