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LexinFintech Holdings Ltd. Appoints Chief Risk Officer
December 4, 2023 at 1:09 AM EST

SHENZHEN, China, Dec. 04, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LexinFintech Holdings Ltd. (“Lexin” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: LX), a leading technology-empowered personal financial service enabler in China, today announced that its board of directors has appointed Mr. Zhanwen Qiao as the Company’s Chief Risk Officer, effective on 4th Dec, 2023.

Mr. Zhanwen Qiao has over a decade of experience as a senior leader in risk management space at a top-tier consumer finance company in China. Prior to joining Lexin, Mr. Qiao served as a senior director at Ant Group and deputy general manager of Chongqing Ant Consumer Finance, where he joined in April 2012, responsible for risk management for Chongqing Ant Consumer Finance. Mr. Qiao has deeply involved in the entire process of building and iterating Ant Group's consumer credit risk management system, with his extensive experience in building risk management teams, innovating risk management technologies, and managing consumer credit risks. In 2012, Mr. Qiao started to be responsible for quantitative risk management of Taobao credit loans. Since 2015, he had assumed the responsibilities of risk management of consumer credit businesses such as Huabei and Jiebei products. He was appointed as Deputy General Manager of Chongqing Ant Consumer Finance Co., Ltd. in 2022, supervising the overall risk management for Ant Consumer Finance in Chongqing. Mr. Qiao received his bachelor's degree in computer science and technology from Zhengzhou University of Light Industry in 2008 and his master’s degree in statistics from Zhejiang Gongshang University in 2011.

“We are delighted to welcome Zhanwen as our new Chief Risk Officer,” said Mr. Jay Wenjie Xiao, Lexin’s chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “We look forward to Zhanwen’s professional skills and extensive experience in risk management space to assist us in achieving more breakthroughs in risk management capabilities and unfolding a new chapter for Lexin’s risk management.”

“I am thrilled to take on the role of the Chief Risk Officer of Lexin,” Mr. Qiao stated. “I am eager to leverage my accumulated experience and technical skills over the past decade and contribute to further improving Lexin’s overall risk management capabilities and creating sustainable value for our shareholders.”

About LexinFintech Holdings Ltd.

We are a leading credit technology-empowered personal financial service enabler. Our mission is to use technology and risk management expertise to make financing more accessible for young generation consumers. We strive to achieve this mission by connecting consumers with financial institutions, where we facilitate through a unique model that includes online and offline channels, installment consumption platform, big data and AI driven credit risk management capabilities, as well as smart user and loan management systems. We also empower financial institutions by providing cutting-edge proprietary technology solutions to meet their needs of financial digital transformation.

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