BEIJING, Dec. 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- So-Young International Inc. (Nasdaq: SY) ("So-Young" or the "Company"), the most popular online destination for discovering, evaluating and reserving medical aesthetic services in China, today announced the appointment of Dr. Haipeng Zhang, also known as Feng Tang, to its board of directors (the "Board").
Dr. Zhang serves as a senior managing director and Head of Healthcare Group at CITIC Capital Partners. Prior to joining CITIC Capital, he was the chief executive officer of China Resources Healthcare Group Limited and the general manager of the strategy management department at China Resources (Holdings) Co., Limited. Prior to that, Dr. Zhang was a partner at Mckinsey & Company and has also worked with China Merchants Holdings (International) Company Limited as the head of Internal Control and Auditing. Dr. Zhang possesses deep knowledge of the healthcare industry and currently serves on the boards of multiple companies in the healthcare industry. He received an MBA degree from Goizueta Business School at Emory University in 2000 and an M.D. degree from Peking Union Medical College in 1998.
"I am pleased to welcome Dr. Zhang to the Board. His extensive background in corporate governance, strategic management and financing will be of great value as we continue to develop our platform and improve all aspects of operations and technological innovation. I look forward to working closely with him going forward and benefit from his extensive experience in the healthcare industry,” commented Mr. Xing Jin, So-Young Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer.
About So-Young International Inc.
So-Young International Inc. (Nasdaq: SY) (“So-Young” or the “Company”) is the most popular online destination for discovering, evaluating and reserving medical aesthetic services in China. With reliable and comprehensive content, as well as a multitude of social functions on its platform, users seeking medical aesthetic treatment can discover products and services, evaluate their quality, and reserve desired treatment. Leveraging So-Young’s strong brand image, extensive audience reach, trust from its users, highly engaging social community and data insights, the Company is well-positioned to expand both along the medical aesthetic industry value chain and into the massive, fast-growing consumption healthcare service market.
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