People: SINA Corp (SINA.O)

SINA.O on Nasdaq

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17 Apr 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Charles Chao

47 2013 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Hong Du

41 2013 Co-President, Chief Operating Officer

Jack Xu

45 2013 Co-President, Chief Technology Officer

Herman Yu

43 2007 Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial and Accounting Officer

Tong Chen

47 2007 Executive Vice President and Chief Editor

Pehong Chen

55 1999 Independent Director

Lip-Bu Tan

53 1999 Independent Director

Ter Fung Tsao

67 1999 Independent Director

Yan Wang

40 2012 Independent Director

Song-Yi Zhang

57 2004 Independent Director

Yichen Zhang

49 2002 Independent Director

Cathy Peng

Investor Relations Manager

Biographies

Name Description

Charles Chao

Mr. Charles Chao, CPA, serves as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of SINA Corp. He served as our President from September 2005 to February 2013, Chief Financial Officer from February 2001 to May 2006, Co-Chief Operating Officer from July 2004 to September 2005, and Executive Vice President from April 2002 to June 2003. From September 1999 to January 2001, Mr. Chao served as our Vice President, Finance. Prior to joining us, Mr. Chao served as an audit manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, an accounting firm. Prior to that, Mr. Chao was a news correspondent at Shanghai Media Group. Mr. Chao is currently the Co-Chairman of E-House, a real estate services company, a director of Focus Media, an out-of-home media and advertising network company, and NetDragon Websoft Inc., a company providing technology for online gaming. Mr. Chao holds a Master of Professional Accounting degree from University of Texas at Austin, an M.A. in Journalism from University of Oklahoma and a B.A. in Journalism from Fudan University in Shanghai, China.

Hong Du

Ms. Hong Du is Co-President, Chief Operating Officer of SINA Corp. Ms. Du joined the Company in November 1999 and worked in the Business Development department until April 2004. From May 2004 to January 2005, Ms. Du served as Deputy General Manager of 1Pai.com, a joint venture between SINA and Yahoo!. Ms. Du rejoined the Company in January 2005 and served as our General Manager of Sales Strategy from January 2005 to March 2005, General Manager of Sales from April 2005 to August 2005, Vice President of Sales from September 2005 to February 2007, and Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing from February 2007 to February 2008. Ms. Du holds a B.S. in Applied Chemistry from Harbin Institute of Technology and an M.S. in MIS from San Francisco State University.

Jack Xu

Mr. Jack Xu has been appointed as Co-President, Chief Technology Officer of SINA Corp. Prior to joining SINA, Mr. Xu worked at Cisco as the Corporate Vice President of the Communications & Collaboration business unit. Previously, Mr. Xu served as Vice President of Engineering & Research at eBay from October 2002 to April 2008 and Chieft Technology Officer at Netease from May 2000 to July 2002. He led the Excite’s search engine development in 1996, while pursuing a Ph.D. at the University of California in Berkeley. Mr. Xu holds a B.A. and M.A. in Information Management from Sun Yat-Sen University.

Herman Yu

Mr. Herman Yu is Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial and Accounting Officer of SINA Corp. Mr. Yu had served as our Acting Chief Financial Officer from May 2006 to August 2007 and Vice President and Corporate Controller from September 2004 to May 2006. Prior to joining SINA, Mr. Yu worked at Adobe Systems from January 1999 to September 2004, initially as Chief Auditor and then as Corporate Marketing Controller. Mr. Yu also held various finance and accounting management positions at Cadence Design Systems, Inc. and VeriFone, Inc. Mr. Yu began his career with Arthur Andersen and is a California Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Yu is currently a director of Mecox Lane Ltd. Mr. Yu holds a Masters of Accountancy from the University of Southern California and a B.A. in Economics from the University of California.

Tong Chen

Mr. Tong Chen is Executive Vice President and Chief Editor of SINA Corp since February 2007. In 1997, Mr. Chen took part in the founding of SRSnet.com, a division of Beijing Stone Rich Sight Information Technology Co., Ltd. (currently known as Beijing SINA Information Technology Co., Ltd.), one of our subsidiaries, and he formally joined the Company in March 1998. Mr. Chen served as host of our SRSnet.com Sports Salon from April 1997 to August 1998, Chief Editor of our News Center from September 1998 to June 1999, our Content Director from June 1999 to June 2000, Executive Deputy General Manager of our China operations from June 2000 to May 2002, our Vice President and Chief Editor from May 2002 to November 2003 and our Senior Vice President and Chief Editor from November 2003 to February 2007. Mr. Chen serves as the independent director of Beijing Enlight Media Co., Ltd, a company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, since February 2010. He is the independent director and the Chairman of compensation committee of TAL Education Group since June 2011 and also a member of its audit committee, nomination and corporate governance committee. Mr. Chen holds an M.B.A. from China-Europe International Business School, an M.A. in Journalism from Renmin University of China, an M.A. in Communications from Beijing Institute of Technology and a B.S. in electronic engineering from Beijing University of Technology.

Pehong Chen

Dr. Pehong Chen, Ph.D., is Independent Director of SINA Corp since March 1999. Mr. Chen has been the Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of the Board of Broadvision, Inc., a software applications company, since May 1993. Prior to founding Broadvision, Mr. Chen was Vice President of Multimedia Technology at Sybase, Inc., an enterprise software company, from 1992 to 1993. From 1989 to 1992, Mr. Chen founded and was president of Gain Technology, a multimedia software tools company, which was acquired by Sybase. Mr. Chen is currently a director of Fortinet, Inc., a worldwide provider of network security appliances and the market leader in unified threat management. He received a B.S. in Computer Science from National Taiwan University, an M.S. in Computer Science from Indiana University and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley.

Lip-Bu Tan

Mr. Lip-Bu Tan is Independent Director of SINA Corp since March 1999. Mr. Tan is the Founder and Chairman of Walden International, an international venture capital firm founded in 1984. Mr. Tan is also President and Chief Executive Officer of Cadence Design Systems, Inc., an Electronic Design Automation company. Mr. Tan is currently a director of Ambarella, Inc., a HD video processing company, Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp., a foundry in China, Inphi Corporation, a provider of high-speed analog semiconductor solutions, United Overseas Bank, one of Asia’s leading financial institutions, and several other private companies. He holds an M.S. in Nuclear Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an M.B.A. from the University of San Francisco and a B.S. from Nanyang University, Singapore.

Ter Fung Tsao

Mr. Ter Fung Tsao is Independent Director at SINA Corp since March 1999. Mr. Tsao has served as Chairman of Standard Foods Corporation (formerly known as Standard Foods Taiwan Ltd.), a packaged food company, since 1986. Before joining Standard Foods Taiwan Ltd., Mr. Tsao worked in several positions within The Quaker Oats Company, a packaged food company, in the United States and Taiwan. Mr. Tsao received a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Cheng Kung University in Taiwan, an M.S. in Sanitary Engineering from Colorado State University, and a Ph.D. in Food and Chemical Engineering from Colorado State University.

Yan Wang

Mr. Yan Wang serves as Independent Director of SINA Corp. Mr. Wang served as our Chairman of the Board from May 2006 to August 2012 and served as our Vice Chairman of the Board from May 2006 to May 2008. Previously, he served as our Chief Executive Officer from May 2003 to May 2006, our President from June 2001 to May 2003, our General Manager of China Operations from September 1999 to May 2001 and as our Executive Deputy General Manager for Production and Business Development in China from April 1999 to August 1999. In April 1996, Mr. Wang founded the SRSnet.com division of Beijing Stone Rich Sight Limited (currently known as Beijing SINA Information Technology Co., Ltd.), one of our subsidiaries. From April 1996 to April 1999, Mr. Wang served as the head of our SRS Internet Group. Mr. Wang holds a B.A. in Law from the University of Paris.

Song-Yi Zhang

Mr. Song-Yi Zhang is Independent Director of SINA Corp since April 2004. Mr. Zhang currently serves as the Chairman of Mandra Capital. From November 1997 to November 2000, Mr. Zhang was a Managing Director of Morgan Stanley and served separately as a Managing Director in its Asia Mergers, Acquisitions, Restructuring and Divestiture Group and Co-head of its Asia Utilities/ Infrastructure Group. Mr. Zhang is currently a director of China Renewable Energy Investment Limited, an alternative energy and software development company, and China Longyuan Power Group Corporation Limited, a wind power generation company. Mr. Zhang holds a J.D. degree from Yale Law School.

Yichen Zhang

Mr. Yichen Zhang is Independent Director of SINA Corp since May 2002. Since 2003, Mr. Zhang has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CITIC Capital Holdings Limited (“CCHL,” formerly known as CITIC Capital Markets Holdings Ltd.), a China-focused investment management and advisory firm. Prior to founding CITIC Capital, Mr. Zhang was an Executive Director of CITIC Pacific and President of CITIC Pacific Communications. He was previously a Managing Director at Merrill Lynch responsible for Debt Capital Market activities for the Greater China region. Mr. Zhang began his career at Greenwich Capital Markets in 1987 and became Bank of Tokyo’s Head of Proprietary Trading in New York in the early 1990s. Mr. Zhang returned to China in the mid 1990s and advised the Chinese Ministry of Finance and other Chinese agencies on the development of the domestic government bond market. Mr. Zhang is a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Cathy Peng

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Charles Chao

246,798

Hong Du

--

Jack Xu

--

Herman Yu

--

Tong Chen

--

Pehong Chen

--

Lip-Bu Tan

--

Ter Fung Tsao

--

Yan Wang

290,429

Song-Yi Zhang

--

Yichen Zhang

--

Cathy Peng

--
As Of 30 Dec 2005

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Charles Chao

452,500 10,011,820

Hong Du

0 0

Jack Xu

0 0

Herman Yu

0 0

Tong Chen

0 0

Pehong Chen

0 0

Lip-Bu Tan

0 0

Ter Fung Tsao

0 0

Yan Wang

570,500 10,197,300

Song-Yi Zhang

0 0

Yichen Zhang

0 0

Cathy Peng

0 0
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