BEIJING, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Xueda Education Group (NYSE: XUE) ("Xueda" or the "Company"), a leading national provider of personalized tutoring services for primary and secondary school students in China, today announced the appointment of Arthur Wong as an independent director to the board of directors of the Company. Mr. Wong will also serve on the audit committee of the Company.
Mr. Wong currently serves as the chief financial officer of Radio Cultural Transmission Co., Ltd. ("Beijing Radio"), a music production and music data management services company. Prior to joining Beijing Radio in 2013, he served as chief financial officer for Shanghai GreenTree Inns Hotel Management Group, Shanghai Nobao Renewable Energy and Henan Asia New-Energy. From 1982 to 2008, Mr. Wong held various positions with Deloitte Touche Tohmastu Certified Public Accountants LLP, in its Hong Kong, San Jose and Beijing offices, including Technology, Media & Telecom leader and audit leader for northern China. He is currently a board member and chairperson of the audit committees of the following companies: VisionChina Media Inc. (NASDAQ: VISN), China Automotive Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAAS), Daqo New Energy Corp. (NYSE: DQ), Petro-king Oilfield Services, Ltd. (SEHK: 2178), Sky Solar Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ: SKYS), China Maple Leaf Educational Systems, Ltd. (HKSE: 1317) and YOU On Demand Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: YOD). Mr. Wong is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Economics from University of San Francisco and a Higher Diploma of Accountancy from Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Mr. Xin Jin, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Xueda, commented, "I am delighted to welcome Mr. Wong to our board. With his rich experience and expertise, I am confident he will contribute greatly in Xueda’s on-going transition into a technology-based, personalized tutoring organization."
About Xueda Education Group
Xueda Education Group ("Xueda") is a leading national provider of personalized tutoring services for primary and secondary school students in China. For more information about Xueda, please visit http://ir.xueda.com.
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