Ms. Rui Zhu has been serving as our independent director since May 2022. Ms. Rui Zhu is a professor of marketing and the director of Social Innovation Center in Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (“CKGSB”). She has done extensive research on a number of topics, including consumer behavior, social innovation, and branding. Prior to joining CKGSB, she was an associate professor of marketing and Canada Research Chair in consumer behavior at the University of British Columbia. Ms. Zhu received her PhD in Marketing from the University of Minnesota.