Quhuo Announces Appointment of a New Director
BEIJING, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Quhuo Limited (NASDAQ: QH) ("Quhuo," the "Company," "we" or "our"), a leading tech-enabled workforce operational solution platform in China, today announced the appointment of Ms. Wenying Lyu as a director to its board of directors (the "Board"), effective September 23, 2022. After the change, the Board will consist of eight members, three of whom are independent directors.
Ms. Lyu currently serves as the Head of the Strategic Investment Management Department of Baidu, a leading AI company with a strong Internet foundation. Prior to joining Baidu in October 2019, Ms. Lyu had nine years of experience in investment banking from China International Capital Corporation Limited and Goldman Sachs Gao Hua Securities Company Limited. Ms. Lyu received a bachelor's degree from the University of Virginia in 2010 and an MBA degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 2015.
Leslie Yu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Quhuo, on behalf of the Board and management, said, "We are delighted and honored to welcome Ms. Lyu to our Board. We believe that Ms. Lyu's professional background and industry expertise will bring additional value to the Company. We look forward to working with her and achieving the next stage of growth together."
Quhuo Limited (NASDAQ: QH) ("Quhuo" or the "Company") is a leading workforce operational solutions platform in China. Quhuo provides tech-enabled, end-to-end operational solutions to blue-chip on-demand consumer service businesses in industries with significant e-commerce exposure, primarily including on-demand food delivery, mobility services, housekeeping and accommodation. Quhuo's platform helps its industry customers mobilize a lage team of workers and utilizes a combination of training, performance monitoring and refinement, and incentives to transform them into skilled workers who can follow industry-specific, standardized and highly efficient service procedures. Within the on-demand consumer service ecosystem, the Company plays a unique and indispensable role as the link between consumer service businesses and end consumers to enable the delivery of goods, services and experiences to consumers.
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