Yirendai Appoints Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technology Officer

BEIJING, June 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Yirendai Ltd. (NYSE: YRD) (“Yirendai” or the “Company”), a leading online consumer finance marketplace in China, today announced the appointment of Mr. Yang Cao to the positions of chief operating officer and chief technology officer of the Company. In these roles, Mr. Cao will lead the Company’s technology, product and engineering divisions and oversee business operations including customer acquisition, business development and product marketing.

“We are thrilled to have Yang on board,” said Ms. Yihan Fang, chief executive officer of Yirendai. “Yang’s expertise and leadership will enable the robust growth of our business in the years to come.”

Mr. Yang Cao brings with him more than 19 years of experience in building, scaling and growing successful technology companies in both Silicon Valley and China. Prior to joining Yirendai, Mr. Cao was the general manager of Asia-Pacific operations at xAd, a leading mobile location advertising technology platform, where he led the efforts to start, build and grow xAd’s technology and business in the region. Prior to that, Mr. Cao served as chief technology officer of Zhubajie Network, where he joined through the acquisition of Julu Mobile, a mobile technology company co-founded by Mr. Cao. Mr. Cao also served as chief technology officer of WhitePages and held technology executive positions at TokBox and StarCite. Mr. Cao received Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and Bachelor of Science in Physics from Peking University.

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About Yirendai

Yirendai Ltd. (NYSE: YRD) is a leading online consumer finance marketplace in China connecting investors and individual borrowers. The Company provides an effective solution to address largely underserved investor and individual borrower demand in China through an online platform that automates key aspects of its operations to efficiently match borrowers with investors and execute loan transactions. Yirendai deploys a proprietary risk management system, which enables the Company to effectively assess the creditworthiness of borrowers, appropriately price the risks associated with borrowers, and offer quality loan investment opportunities to investors. Yirendai’s online marketplace provides borrowers with quick and convenient access to consumer credit at competitive prices and investors with easy and quick access to an alternative asset class with attractive returns. For more information, please visit yirendai.investorroom.com.

For investor and media inquiries, please contact: 


Hui (Matthew) Li
Director of Investor Relations
Email: matthewli@yirendai.com


In China

Christian Arnell
Phone: +86 (0) 10-59001548
Email: carnell@christensenir.com

In U.S.

Linda Bergkamp
Phone: +1 (480) 614-3004
Email: lbergkamp@christensenir.com

SOURCE Yirendai Ltd.

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