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Sohu.Com Inc (SOHU.OQ)

SOHU.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Charles Zhang

52 2004 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Joanna Lv

46 2016 Acting Chief Financial Officer

Dewen Chen

41 2016 Chief Executive Officer - Changyou

Xiaochuan Wang

39 2016 Chief Executive Officer - Sogou Inc

Dave De Yang

51 2017 Director

Zhonghan Deng

49 2007 Independent Director

Charles Huang

46 2001 Independent Director

Daqing Qi

53 2005 Independent Director

Shi Wang

66 2005 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Charles Zhang

Dr. Charles Zhang Ph.D. is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Sohu.Com Inc. since August 1996. Dr. Charles Zhang also served as our President from August 1996 to July 2004. Prior to founding Sohu.com Inc., Dr. Charles Zhang worked for Internet Securities Inc. and helped to establish its China operations. Prior to that, Dr. Charles Zhang worked as MIT’s liaison officer with China. Dr. Charles Zhang has a Ph.D. in experimental physics from MIT and a Bachelor of Science degree from Tsinghua University in Beijing. Dr. Charles Zhang is a native of the People’s Republic of China. Dr. Charles Zhang is also the Chairman of the Board of Changyou.com Limited, our independently-listed majority-owned subsidiary.

Joanna Lv

Ms. Joanna Lv has been appointed as Acting Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective July 31, 2016. Ms. Joanna Lv joined Sohu in August 2000. She is currently the Senior Finance Director, in charge of day-to-day finance operations, including financial reporting, budget planning and treasury. Joanna brings extensive experience in financial management and has been involved in multiple strategic financial projects for Sohu. Ms. Lv received her bachelor’s degree in economics from the Capital University of Economics and Business in Beijing and an EMBA degree from Tsinghua University.

Dewen Chen

Mr. Dewen Chen serves as Chief Executive Officer of our subsidiary Changyou. He was one of the principal founders of Changyou’s online game business. Mr. Chen was named as one of our executive officers effective November 1, 2016. Mr. Chen joined us in 2005 as a business manager, responsible for building a sales team for game products. Beginning in May 2006, Mr. Chen was in charge of the overall marketing, promotion, sales and channel distribution of our game products. Prior to Changyou’s carve-out from us in 2007, Mr. Chen was the Director of Marketing & Operations of our online game business. From April 2000 until he joined us in 2005, Mr. Chen worked at Shanghai Hua Teng Software System Co. Ltd. as a pre-sale technology consultant and sales manager. Prior to that, Mr. Chen worked with Fujian Shi Da Computer Group as a software engineer and project manager, and later as the Director of the Technology Department of the Shanghai branch office. Mr. Dewen Chen received a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from Xi’an Jiaotong University.

Xiaochuan Wang

Mr. Xiaochuan Wang serves as the Chief Executive Officer of our subsidiary Sogou Inc. effective November 2016. Under his leadership, Sogou has developed many strategic products, including the Sogou Search Engine, the Sogou Pinyin Input Method and the Sogou Browser. From 2010 to 2013, Mr. Wang also served as our Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Wang joined us in October 2000, when we acquired the online alumni website Chinaren.com, and has played an integral role in establishing a technology-driven culture through a focus on team building and product innovation. Prior to joining us, Mr. Wang worked as a technology manager at Chinaren.com. Mr. Wang received a Gold Medal in the 8th International Olympiad in Informatics. He received a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in Computer Science from Tsinghua University.

Dave De Yang

Mr. Dave De Yang is Director of the Company. Mr. Yang became a Partner in and the Chief Financial Officer of Dalton International, a private equity firm based in Chicago, in 2017. From 2012 through 2016, Mr. Yang served as CFO for Reckitt Benckiser’s North Asia region, including China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan and Korea. Prior to joining Reckitt Benckiser, Mr. Yang 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 that role, he served as acting controller of McDonald’s India and Indonesia and as a senior director of McDonald’s Corporation in the 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.

Zhonghan Deng

Dr. Zhonghan Deng Ph.D. is an Independent Director of Sohu Com Inc., since April 2007. Dr. Zhonghan Deng is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Vimicro International Corporation (“Vimicro”), which he co-founded in 1999. Dr. Zhonghan Deng received a Ph.D. in electrical engineering and computer sciences, a Master of Science degree in economics and a Master of Science degree in physics from the University of California, Berkeley. After graduating from Berkeley, Dr. Zhonghan Deng worked as a research scientist for International Business Machines Corporation at the T.J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, New York.

Charles Huang

Mr. Charles Huang, Ph.D. is an Independent Director of Sohu.Com Inc. since 2001. Mr. Charles Huang is the Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Netbig Education Holdings Ltd. (“Netbig”), a leading education enterprise in China. Prior to founding Netbig in 1999, Mr. Charles Huang served as Executive Director and Head of the Asia Securitization Group of Deutsche Bank, New York and Hong Kong, as well as a Senior Vice President of Prudential Securities Inc., New York. He holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (“MIT”) and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Science and Technology of China. Mr. Charles Huang is also a Chartered Financial Analyst. Mr. Charles Huang also serves as director of ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc (New York Stock Exchange).

Daqing Qi

Dr. Daqing Qi, Ph.D. is an Independent Director of Sohu.Com Inc. since May 31, 2005. Dr. Dave Qi is a Professor of Accounting and the former Associate Dean of the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business. He began teaching at the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business in 2002 and was the founding Director of the Executive MBA program. Before joining the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, Dr. Dave Qi was an Associate Professor at the School of Accounting of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Dr. Dave Qi has published many articles and research essays on accounting, financial reporting, capital market and other related topics. He has a Ph.D. in accounting from the Eli Broad Graduate School of management of Michigan State University, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Fudan University. Dr. Dave Qi is currently a member of the American Accounting Association. Dr. Dave Qi also serves as director of the following public companies: Honghua Group Limited (Hong Kong Stock Exchange), CTV Golden Bridge International Media Co., LTD. (Hong Kong Stock Exchange), iKang Healthcare Group, Inc. (NASDAQ), Momo Inc. (NASDAQ), Jutal Offshore Oil Services Limited (Hong Kong Stock Exchange) and Reorient Group Limited (Hong Kong Stock Exchange). In addition, Dr. Dave Qi serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee of each of Honghua Group Limited, CTV Golden Bridge International Media Co., LTD., and iKang Healthcare Group, Inc., and as a member of the Audit Committee of each of Momo Inc., Jutal Offshore Oil Services Limited and Reorient Group Limited.

Shi Wang

Mr. Shi Wang is an Independent Director Sohu.Com Inc. since May 31, 2005. Mr. Shi Wang is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Vanke, of which he also served as General Manager from 1991 to 1999. In 1984 Mr. Shi Wang founded the Shenzhen Exhibition Center of Modern Science and Education Equipment, which is the predecessor of Vanke. Mr. Shi Wang is the Executive Manager of the China Real Estate Association and is Deputy Director of the City Housing Development Council of the China Real Estate Association.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Charles Zhang

2,618,020

Joanna Lv

293,016

Dewen Chen

3,839,330

Xiaochuan Wang

2,095,740

Dave De Yang

--

Zhonghan Deng

--

Charles Huang

--

Daqing Qi

--

Shi Wang

--
As Of  31 Dec 2016

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