BEIJING Dec 30 Shawn Wang, chief financial
officer of top Chinese Internet search firm Baidu.com Inc
(BIDU.O), died in an accident on Dec. 27, the company said.
The accident happened in China while Wang was on vacation
over the Christmas holiday, Baidu said in a statement. It did
not elaborate, and the company was not immediately available for
"We are all completely shocked and deeply saddened by this
tragic news," Baidu Chairman and Chief Executive Robin Li said
in the statement.
Wang joined Beijing-based Baidu in 2004 and helped it list
on the Nasdaq stock exchange the following year.
(Reporting by Jason Subler; editing by Sue Thomas)