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Changyou.Com Ltd (CYOU.OQ)

CYOU.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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17 Nov 2017
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Charles Zhang

52 Chairman of the Board

Carol Yu

54 2015 Co-Chief Executive Officer, Director

Dewen Chen

41 2014 Co-Chief Executive Officer

Yaobin Wang

2017 Chief Financial Officer

Xiaojian Hong

37 2013 Chief Operating Officer

Charles Chan

61 2013 Independent Director

Xiao Chen

51 2012 Independent Director

Dave De Yang

51 2009 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Charles Zhang

Dr. Charles Zhang, Ph.D. is Chairman of the board of directors of Changyou.com Ltd. Dr. Zhang is the founder of Sohu and has been Chairman of the Board and CEO of Sohu since August 1996. Prior to founding Sohu, Dr. Zhang worked for Internet Securities Inc., or ISI, and helped establish its China operations. Prior to joining ISI, he worked as Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s liaison officer with China. Dr. Zhang has a Ph.D. in Experimental Physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a bachelor of science degree from Tsinghua University in Beijing.

Carol Yu

Carol Yu is our Co-Chief Executive Officer and was appointed by our Board as one of our directors on February 7, 2015 to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Mr. Tao Wang. Ms. Yu is President and Chief Financial Officer of our ultimate parent Sohu.com Inc. Ms. Yu joined Sohu.com Inc. in March 2004 as its Chief Financial Officer. From March 1995 until November 2000, Ms. Carol Yu served as Senior Vice-President Investment Banking of Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette Securities Corporation in Hong Kong. Ms. Carol Yu also worked with Arthur Andersen Hong Kong and Beijing for ten years and was a partner of the Audit Division, holding the position of General Manager of Arthur Andersen-Hua Qiang, the joint venture accounting firm formed between Arthur Andersen and the Ministry of Finance in China.

Dewen Chen

Mr. Dewen Chen is Co-Chief Executive Officer of Changyou.com Limited. He is one of the principal founders of ChangYou's online game business. In January 2010, Mr. Chen was appointed as the Company's President. Mr. Chen joined Sohu in 2005 as a business manager, responsible for building ChangYou's sales team for games products and, beginning in May 2006, Mr. Chen was in charge of the overall marketing, promotion, sales and channel distribution of Sohu's games products. Prior to the Company's carve out from Sohu, Mr. Chen was the Director of Marketing & Operations of the MMORPG business of Sohu. From April 2000 to April 2005, Mr. Chen worked at Shanghai Hua Teng Software System Co. Ltd. as a pre-sale technology consultant and sale manager of its business with banks. Prior to that, Mr. Chen worked with Fujian Shi Da Computer Group as a software engineer, project manager and later the Director of the Technology Department at its Shanghai branch office. Mr. Chen received a bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering from Xi'an Jiaotong University.

Yaobin Wang

Mr. Yaobin Wang is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Wang brings with him extensive experience in financial management, having held many senior management positions previously in a number of internet companies, including Sohu, Changyou and Kaixin001, where he oversaw finance, legal and M&A functions. Prior to that, he worked at Deloitte for many years. Mr. Wang holds a master's degree in Business Administration from Renmin University of China. He is a certified public accountant, a certified tax agent and a certified internal auditor.

Xiaojian Hong

Mr. Xiaojian Hong has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer of Changyou.com Ltd. He is the company's Chief Operating Officer and was one of the principal founders of our MMORPG business. Mr. Hong has significant experience in the security, efficiency and stability of online games software and operations. Prior to our carve-out from Sohu, Mr. Hong was a Senior Manager of Sohu and played a key role in building Sohu’s MMORPG software development division and was responsible for strategic planning for technology framework design and module development for our MMORPG business. From 2004 to 2005, Mr. Hong worked at Sina and was a research and development manager of its iGAME project. From 2001 to 2004, Mr. Hong was the Manager of Research and Development of Beijing Tian Ren Interactive Software Technologies Co. Ltd., responsible for in-house digital games design and development and introduction, distribution and localization of popular overseas games products. From 1999 to 2001, Mr. Hong was a project manager of Object Software (Beijing) Limited. Mr. Hong received a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Beijing Technology University.

Charles Chan

Mr. Charles Chan is Independent Director of Changyou.com Ltd. He has served as an independent director and a member of our audit committee since September 2013. Mr. Chan joined Arthur Andersen Canada in 1977 and was admitted to the AA Worldwide Partnership in 1988. Transferred to Arthur Andersen Hong Kong/China in 1994, Mr. Chan was Head of Audit and Business Advisory Service for Greater China. After Arthur Andersen merged with PricewaterhouseCoopers, or PwC, in 2002, Mr. Chan assumed management positions at PwC, including as a partner and as a member of various committees. Mr. Chan qualified as a Chartered Accountant in Canada in 1980 and as a Certified Public Accountant in Hong Kong in 1995.He has extensive experience in serving major clients listed in various major capital markets through the IPO process, conducting annual audits, providing business advice with respect to M&A activities and various types of capital and debt financing transactions. Mr. Chan has served as a member of professional, government and regulatory committees, including the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Listing Committee, the Selection Committee for the first Legislative Council of the Hong Kong SAR and the Hong Kong Society of Certified Public Accountants. For the Hong Kong Society of Certified Public Accountants, he served as a member of its council, accounting standards committee and auditing standards committee, and was chairman of its China technical committee. Mr. Chan retired from PwC on June 30, 2012.

Xiao Chen

Dr. Xiao Chen, Ph.D. serves as the Independent Director of Changyou.Com Ltd. He also serves as a member of the audit committee since August 2012. Dr. Chen is a professor in the Department of Accounting of the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University. For the past 15 years, he has been teaching and conducting academic research in the fields of accounting and taxation at Tsinghua University. He is a board member of the China Accounting Society and the China International Taxation Society. Since August 2007, Dr. Chen has served on the board of directors and as the chairman of the audit committee of Noah Education Holdings Ltd, a public company listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Since 2011, he has also served as an independent director of China First Chemical Holdings Ltd, a company listed on Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Prior to 2012, he served as an independent director of five public companies listed on the Shanghai and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges. Dr. Chen received a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the Wuhan Institute of Chemical Engineering in 1983, a master’s degree in management from the University of Science and Technology of China in 1989, and a Ph.D. in economics from Tulane University in 1996.

Dave De Yang

Mr. Dave De Yang is Independent Director of Changyou.com Ltd since April 2009. He is a member of audit committee since April 2009. Mr. Yang has been serving a role of CFO for Reckitt Benckiser North Asia region including China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan and Korea since September 2012. Prior to this role, Mr. Yang had worked for McDonald’s Corporation as a senior financial director, including an international assignment as the Corporate Controller of McDonald’s China for three and half years. Prior to such role, he served as acting controller of McDonald’s India and Indonesia and as a senior director of McDonald’s Corporation in Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa division where he oversaw the development and supervision of financial strategy and policy. Prior to joining McDonald’s Corporation, Mr. Yang worked in the U.S. business unit of Ernst & Young LLP for seven years in various positions, including as a group manager. During Mr. Yang’s tenure at Ernst & Young LLP, he focused on business risk management consultation, corporate M&A, restructuring of corporate internal management processes, internal audits, risk assessment, control system designs, and auditing of corporate financial statements, primarily for Fortune 500 companies. Mr. Yang has a master of business administration degree from the City University of New York, a master’s degree in Management and Engineering from the Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, and a bachelor’s degree in Physics from the University of Science and Technology of China. Mr. Yang is a member of the U.S. Institute of Certified Internal Auditors, the Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Institute of Certified Management Accountants.

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