MOGU Announces Resignation and Appointment of Directors


MOGU Inc. (NYSE: MOGU) (“MOGU” or the “Company”), a KOL-driven online fashion and lifestyle destination in China, announced that:

  1. Mr. Yibo Wei (“Mr. Wei”) has resigned as a director of the Company due to personal reasons, effective April 19, 2023; and
  2. Mr. Xuqiang Yue (Mr. “Yue”) has resigned as a director of the Company and a member of the compensation committee (the “Compensation Committee”) of the board (the “Board”) of directors of the Company due to personal reasons, effective April 19, 2023.

Each of Mr. Wei and Mr. Yue has confirmed that neither of them has disagreement with the Board, nor is there any other matter relating to their resignation as the directors that needs to be brought to the attention of holders of securities of the Company or The New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”).

The Board further announced that:

  1. Ms. Qi Feng (“Ms. Feng”) has been appointed as a director of the Company and a member of the Compensation Committee, effective April 21, 2023; and
  2. Mr. Yiming Fan (“Mr. Fan”) has been appointed as a director of the Company, effective April 21, 2023.

The Compensation Committee consists of two board members, Mr. Andrew Hong Teoh, who is an independent director of the Company and Ms. Qi Feng, who is an executive director of the Company. The Company opts to follow its home country practice in lieu of the requirement under NYSE Section 303A.05(a) to have a compensation committee comprised entirely of independent directors.

The biographical details of Ms. Feng and Mr. Fan are as follows:

Ms. Qi Feng has served as our financial controller since May 2021. Ms. Feng joined the Company in June 2013 as the director of the finance department and served as the assistant to the president of the Company from February 2018 to May 2021. Prior to joining us, Ms. Feng worked at State Street Technology (Zhejiang) Co., Ltd. as the reporting manager from 2012 to 2013 and worked for over 6 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers Consultants (Shenzhen) Limited and KPMG Enterprise Consulting Co., Ltd. Ms. Feng received her bachelor’s degree in mathematics in 2003 and master’s degree in financing in 2006 from Zhejiang University.

Mr. Fan is currently serving as the chief executive officer of our Company. He has been working at the Company since 2014, and served as a brand director, a vice president of marketing and a general manager of business prior to his appointment as the CEO. At his prior position, Mr. Fan was in charge of the Company’s live video broadcast, platform operation, marketing, branding, public relations and other businesses. At the same time, Mr. Fan serves as a visiting professor at Suzhou University and acted as the final judge of various international marketing communication awards. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Fan worked at an advertising company for 5 years, which is a member of The American Association of Advertising Agencies. Mr. Fan graduated from Jiangsu Normal University, majoring in advertising.

“I want to congratulate Ms. Feng and Mr. Fan on their new roles at the Company. Their leadership and extensive experience will strengthen the Board and help MOGU fulfil its mission of making fashion accessible to everyone. As we welcome the new additions to our Board, we would also like to thank Mr. Wei and Mr. Yue for their unwavering dedication and service to our Company over the years. Mr. Wei and Mr. Yue played critical roles in forging MOGU into the vibrant company it is today. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to them and wish them the very best in their future endeavors,” commented Mr. Qi Chen as the chairman of Board.

About MOGU Inc.

MOGU Inc. (NYSE: MOGU) is a KOL-driven online fashion and lifestyle destination in China. MOGU provides people with a more accessible and enjoyable shopping experience for everyday fashion, particularly as they increasingly live their lives online. By connecting merchants, KOLs and users together, MOGU’s platform serves as a valuable marketing channel for merchants, a powerful incubator for KOLs, and a vibrant and dynamic community for people to discover and share the latest fashion trends with others, where users can enjoy a truly comprehensive online shopping experience.

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For investor and media inquiries:

Ms. Qi Feng

In China
Mr. Eric Yuan

In the United States
Ms. Linda Bergkamp

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