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Kingsoft Cloud Holdings Limited
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Building E, Xiaomi Science and Technology Park, No. 33 Xierqi Middle Road,
Beijing, 100085, the People’s Republic of China
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|Kingsoft Cloud Holdings Limited|
|Date: August 8, 2022||By:||/s/ Haijian He|
|Name: Haijian He|
|Title: Chief Financial Officer|
|99.1||Press release entitled “Kingsoft Cloud Announces Senior Management Changes”|
Kingsoft Cloud Announces Senior Management Changes
BEIJING, August 8, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kingsoft Cloud Holdings Limited (“we,” “Kingsoft Cloud” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: KC), a leading independent cloud service provider in China, today announced that Mr. Yulin Wang, due to personal health reasons, resigned from his positions as the chief executive officer (the “CEO”) and as a member of the board of directors (the “Board”) and the nominating and corporate governance committee, effective immediately. Mr. Yulin Wang’s resignation did not result from any disagreement with the Company. Following his resignation, the Board appointed Mr. Tao Zou, our director and the vice chairman of the Board, to serve as the acting CEO of the Company, who will assume the responsibilities of the CEO, effective immediately. Mr. Tao Zou will also continue to serve as our director and the vice chairman of the Board.
The Board would like to extend sincere gratitude to Yulin for his dedication and contribution to Kingsoft Cloud for the past ten years. Yulin joined the Company in 2012 and has been instrumental to our growth and success since our inception. We respect his personal decision and wish him all the best in the future.
The Board and the senior management will remain focused on strategies and business operations, and are confident of the long-term prospect of the Company. With the leadership of Mr. Zou and our dedicated and stable senior management team, we will continue to capitalize on the enormous market opportunities of cloud services, strengthen strategic cooperation with our ecosystem partners, and create value for all of our stakeholders.
Mr. Zou has served as our director since December 2016, and as the vice chairman of the board of directors since December 2018. Mr. Zou has been playing a key role in the development of the company, with deep insights into the cloud industry and in-depth understanding of the Company’s business operations. Mr. Zou joined Kingsoft Corporation Limited (HKEX: 3888, together with its subsidiaries, “Kingsoft Group”) in 1998 and has held various senior positions in Kingsoft Group. Mr. Zou also served as a director of Xunlei Limited (Nasdaq: XNET) from December 2016 to April 2020 and a director of 21Vianet Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: VNET) from December 2016 to December 2020. Mr. Zou received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Nankai University in June 1997.
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About Kingsoft Cloud Holdings Limited
Kingsoft Cloud Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: KC) is a leading independent cloud service provider in China. Kingsoft Cloud has built a comprehensive and reliable cloud platform consisting of extensive cloud infrastructure, cutting-edge cloud products and well-architected industry-specific solutions across public cloud and enterprise cloud.
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