Chen Xiaowei, the former host of CCTV's "Sunday Topics" and a media industry consultant with McKinsey's New York office has taken over as China.com Inc's (8006) General Manager of Multimedia.
Rudy Chan, CEO of China.com Inc said, "New media platforms in China are evolving rapidly and even converging. Our aim with Ms. Chen's appointment is to strengthen our market position in the MVAS and portal sectors, and expand our distribution channels and product offerings through partnerships in different media segments."
Chen received a Doctoral Degree in Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry from the University of Pittsburgh. She then did postdoctoral work at the University of California, San Francisco. She possesses a Bachelor Degree from the University of Science and Technology of China.
"We are pleased with the addition of an executive of Ms. Chen's caliber to our ranks," said Dr. Raymond Ch'ien, Chairman of China.com Inc. "We believe Ms. Chen's extensive knowledge and skill will help enhance China.com's strategic development capabilities in China and help drive business initiatives at the China.com portal to success."