BEIJING, March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Phoenix New Media Limited ("Phoenix New Media", "ifeng" or the "Company") (NYSE: FENG), a leading new media company in China, today announced that Ms. Shu Liu has been promoted to Senior Vice President ("SVP") of the Company.
In her role as SVP, Ms. Liu is responsible for content production and product development for mobile, PC and video platforms, as well as implementing the Company’s verticalization strategy. She reports to Mr. Shuang Liu, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, regarding mobile and PC platform matters, and to Mr. Ya Li, President of the Company, regarding video platform matters and implementation of verticalization strategy.
Prior to Ms. Liu’s promotion, she served as the Company’s Vice President and Chief Editor since December 2010. Ms. Liu has over 20 years of experience working in both Internet and media industries. Before she joined ifeng, she served in numerous senior and executive editorial positions at various Internet and media companies including Beijing Morning Post, Sina.com and MSN China. Ms. Liu holds a B.A. in History from Peking University.
"We’re very pleased to recognize Shu’s proven leadership and expertise in content production at ifeng through this promotion," said Mr. Shuang Liu, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. "Over the years, Shu has led ifeng’s team of reporters and editors, helping us become one of the most influential Internet media companies in China. Through adhering to tenets of serious journalism and creating unique and desirable content, her team was instrumental in building ifeng’s media prowess and accelerating the growth of our user base. As ifeng continues to execute upon our vision of becoming the mobile gateway of news consumption in China, we are excited to promote Shu to support this effort by driving further expansion of ifeng’s premium content and media products across multiple platforms, as well as the implementation of our life-style verticalization strategy."
About Phoenix New Media Limited
Phoenix New Media Limited (NYSE: FENG) is a leading new media company providing premium content on an integrated platform across Internet, mobile and TV channels in China. Having originated from a leading global Chinese language TV network based in Hong Kong, Phoenix TV, the Company enables consumers to access professional news and other quality information and share user-generated content on the Internet and through their mobile devices. Phoenix New Media’s platform includes its ifeng.com channel, consisting of its ifeng.com website and web-based game platform, its video channel, comprised of its dedicated video vertical and mobile video services, and its mobile channel, including its mobile Internet website, mobile applications and mobile value-added services.
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Phoenix New Media Limited
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