SHENZHEN, China, May 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LexinFintech Holdings Ltd. ("Lexin" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: LX), a leading online consumption and consumer finance platform for new generation consumers in China, today announced that Mr. Craig Yan Zeng has tendered in his resignation as the Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”), effective on June 7, 2021. Mr. Kris Qian Qiao, Lexin’s Chief Financing Cooperation Officer, has been appointed as the acting CFO. Mr. Zeng’s resignation from his position was due to personal reasons, and he will remain as a director of the board of directors of the Company (the “Board”) and also serve as a senior consultant to the company following his resignation.
“On behalf of the Board, I would like to express our gratitude to Craig for his time, dedication, and valuable contribution to Lexin over the years,” said Mr. Jay Wenjie Xiao, Lexin’s chairman and chief executive officer. “We believe that Lexin will continue to benefit from Craig’s insights and experience as a director and senior consultant of the Company and on behalf of everyone, we wish Craig the best in his future endeavors,” Mr. Xiao continued.
The Company has initiated a search for a permanent CFO with the capabilities and qualifications to accelerate the next phase of Lexin’s strategy. In addition, Lexin also announced that Ms. Beryl Haiyan He has joined the management team of the Company’s Finance Division, where she will supervise the Company’s internal controls over financial reporting. Ms. He joins from OneConnect Financial Technology Co., Ltd. (NYSE: OCFT), where she was the Senior Financial Director covering business development. Prior to joining OneConnect, Ms. He worked at Ping An Technology, and Huawei. Ms. He has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Nanchang University.
Mr. Zeng will continue to serve as the CFO for Lexin’s next earnings report for the first quarter of 2021, and will supervise and sign off the review of the upcoming unaudited financial results.
About LexinFintech Holdings Ltd.
LexinFintech Holdings Ltd. is a leading online consumption and consumer finance platform for new generation consumers in China. The Company provides a range of services including financial technology services, membership benefits, and a point redemption system through its ecommerce platform Fenqile and membership platform Le Card. The Company works with financial institutions and brands both online and offline to provide a comprehensive consumption ecosystem catering to the needs of young professionals in China. Lexin utilizes advanced technologies such as big data, cloud computing and artificial intelligence throughout the Company's services and operations, which include risk management, loan facilitation, and the near-instantaneous matching of users’ funding requests with offers from the Company's many funding partners.
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