Kaixin Auto Holdings Announces Appointment of Wu Liang as General Manager of New Energy Vehicles Division

December 31, 2021

BEIJING, Dec. 31, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kaixin Auto Holdings ("Kaixin" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: KXIN) announces today the appointment of Mr. Wu Liang as general manager of the Company's new energy vehicles division. Before joining Kaixin, Mr. Liang served as partner with investment companies such as WeRoadshow Investment and GuoRong Capital. With over ten years of investment experience in the TMT industry, he has shifted his investment focus to the automotive and new energy vehicles industry in recent years. Prior to the investment profession, Mr. Liang worked in the internet industry for nearly ten years. He served as executive officer with several internet companies. During his tenure as general manager of the TradeSmart platform of Huicong.com, Mr. Laing led the company’s internet e-commerce strategy. His rich experience in internet industry and expertise in products and operations makes him a valuable asset for the growth of Kaixin 's new energy strategy.

Mr. Mingjun Lin, Chairman and CEO of Kaixin, said: "We welcome Mr. Wu Liang as general manager of the new energy vehicles division. Kaixin is currently transforming into the new energy vehicles industry and has obtained a large number of customer orders. We need a professional who knows both the internet and automotive industry to help manage the operations in order to achieve Kaixin’s grand goals under the new energy strategy!"

About Kaixin Auto Holdings

Kaixin Auto Holdings is one of the primary dealership networks in the premium used car segment and new car sales in China. Supported by the rapid growth of China's used car market and leveraging its own hybrid business model that offers both strong online and offline presence, Kaixin is in the process of transforming from a nationwide dealerships network to one of the important players in China’s electric vehicle market.

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