YOU On Demand names new chief executive officer

YOU On Demand Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: YOD) has appointed Mingcheng Tao as the company´s chief executive officer (CEO), effective January 22, 2016.

YOD also increased the size of its board of directors from seven to nine and appointed Tao, along with Ms. Pao-Yun (Polly) Wang, to fill these newly created vacancies.

Tao comes to YOU On Demand with significant operational and executive management experience in the content distribution and video on demand space in China. He holds a BS from Shanghai Jiao Tong University (electrical engineering) and an Executive MBA from Fudan University.

Tao replaces Weicheng Liu as CEO.

YOU On Demand (NASDAQ: YOD) is a leading multi-platform entertainment service company delivering premium content, including leading Hollywood movie titles, to customers across China via Subscription Video On Demand and Transactional Video On Demand. The company has secured alliances with leading global media operators and content developers. The company is headquartered in both New York, NY and Beijing, China.