Ctrip announces Jane Jie Sun as new CEO and director
Ms. Sun has served at several senior executive positions at Ctrip since 2005. She was Ctrip's Chief Operating Officer since May 2012 and Co-President since March 2015, and Chief Financial Officer from 2005 to 2012.
Ms. Sun is well respected for her extensive experiences in operating and managing online travel businesses, mergers and acquisitions, and financial reporting and operations.
During her tenure as Ctrip's Chief Financial Officer, she won the Best CFO Award by Institutional Investor and Best CFO Award by CFO World.
Prior to joining Ctrip, Ms. Sun worked as the head of the SEC and External Reporting Division of Applied Materials, Inc. since 1997.
Prior to that, she worked with KPMG LLP as an audit manager in Silicon Valley, California for five years. She is a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and State of California Certified Public Accountant.
Ms. Sun received her bachelor's degree from the business school of the University of Florida with high honors. She also attended Beijing University Law School and obtained her LLM degree.
James Jianzhang Liang, Ctrip's Chairman and former Chief Executive Officer, will serve as Executive Chairman of the board with specific focus on Ctrip's strategies and initiatives relating to innovations, international expansion, information technology, and investments and strategic alliances. ■