Dong Li

Independent Director

Dong Li has served our Independent Director since IPO. Mr. Li has also served as an independent director of GreenTree Hospitality Group Ltd. (NYSE: GHG) since March 2018 and an independent non-executive director of Helens International Holdings Company Ltd. (HKEX: 09879) since August 2021. Mr. Li currently serves as the chief financial officer of Tim Hortons China (“Tims”), a premium coffee chain network in China. Prior to joining Tims in September 2021, Mr. Li served as the chief financial officer for several companies, including Himalaya, Inc. from 2019 to 2021, OneSmart International Education Group Limited (NYSE: ONE) from 2017 to 2019, Pegasus Media Group Limited from 2016 to 2017, and Ecovacs Robotics Holdings Limited (SHA: 603486) from 2015 to 2016. From 2008 to 2015, Mr. Li worked as an associate and later vice president in investment banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and ICBC International in Hong Kong. Prior to that, Mr. Li worked in KPMG’s auditing practice group from 1999 to 2006 in its Beijing and Silicon Valley offices, respectively. Mr. Li obtained a bachelor’s degree in accounting from School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University, as well as a master’s degree in business administration in finance from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Mr. Li is a member of the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada.