Autohome Inc. Announces Appointment of New Chief Financial Officer

BEIJING, May 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Autohome Inc. (NYSE:ATHM; HKEX:2518) (“Autohome” or the “Company”), the leading online destination for automotive consumers in Chinatoday announced the appointment of Mr. Craig Yan Zeng as Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately.

Mr. Craig Yan Zeng has more than 20 years of experience in the capital market and has held senior management positions in numerous companies. He has been a director of LexinFintech (Nasdaq: LX) since December 2017 and was CFO of LexinFintech from November 2016 for June 2021. Prior to joining LexinFintech, Mr. Zeng served as CFO of YeePay, an electronic payment service provider in China. Prior to that, he served as Vice Chairman of Hop Hing Group Holdings Limited, a formerly listed company on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, from 2013 to 2015, and Executive Vice Chairman of VanceInfo Technologies Inc., a formerly listed company on the Stock Exchange. from Hong Kong. New York Stock Exchange, from 2010 to 2013. Prior to 2010, Mr. Zeng was Chief Financial Officer of Microsoft (Greater China) from 2008 to 2009, and worked for Venustech Group Inc. (SZ: 002439) from 2006 to 2008, during which time he held several senior management positions, including as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. He also worked for General Electric in the United States. Mr. Zeng received his master’s degree in business administration from the Stern New York University School of Business in 1999, and his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from beijing University of Chemical Technology in 1991.

“Craig has extensive financial management experience and a deep understanding of the capital market,” commented Mr. Quan Long, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Managing Director of Autohome. “We are delighted to have Craig as our new Chief Financial Officer, and believe his experience, skills and leadership will be of great value to the company and help Autohome achieve the next stage of growth.”

About Autohome Inc.

Autohome Inc. (NYSE: ATHM; HKEX: 2518) is the leading online destination for automotive consumers in China. Its mission is to engage, educate and inform consumers about all things automotive. Autohome provides original generated content, professionally generated content, user-generated content and AI-generated content, a comprehensive automotive library and detailed automotive listing information to automotive consumers, covering the whole cycle of buying and owning a car. The ability to reach a large and engaged user base of automotive consumers has made Autohome a preferred platform for automakers and dealerships to conduct their advertising campaigns. Additionally, the company’s dealer subscription and advertising services allow dealers to market their inventory and services through Autohome’s platform, extending the reach of their physical showrooms to potentially millions of customers. internet users in China and generate leads for them. The Company offers sales leads, data analytics and marketing services to help automakers and dealerships improve efficiency and facilitate transactions. Autohome operates its “Autohome Mall”, a full-service online transaction platform, to facilitate transactions for automakers and dealerships. Moreover, through its websites and mobile applications, it also provides other value-added services, including car financing, car insurance, used car transactions and after-sales services. For more information, please visit www.autohome.com.cn.

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For investor and media inquiries, please contact:

In China:

Autohome Inc.
Investor Relations

Tel: +86-10-5985-7483
E-mail: [email protected]

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Jenny Cai
Tel: +86-10-6508-0677
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In United States:

Piacente Group, Inc.
Brandi Piecente
Tel: +1-212-481-2050
E-mail: [email protected]

SOURCE Autohome Inc.

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