Ms. May Yihong Wu
Ms. May Yihong Wu, formerly named as Ning Wu, aged 54, has been serving as an independent Director since November 2010. Since July 2019, Ms. Wu has been serving as the board adviser of Homeinns Hotel Group, a leading economy hotel chain company in China, the shares of which were listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market (ticker symbol: HMIN) from October 2006 to April 2016, where she also served as the chief strategy officer from May 2010 to June 2019 and chief financial officer from July 2006 to April 2010. Since May 2017, Ms. Wu has been serving as an independent non-executive director, and chairwoman of the audit committee of Swire Properties Limited, a leading real estate developer and manager based in Hong Kong, the shares of which are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (stock code: 01972).
Ms. Wu obtained her MBA degree from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management (currently known as Kellogg School of Management) at Northwestern University in Illinois, the U.S., in June 1998, her master’s degree of arts in economics from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York in New York, the U.S., in June 1993 and her bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Fudan University in Shanghai, China in July 1989.