Xunlei Announces Changes of Board of Directors

Shenzhen, CHINA

SHENZHEN, China, Sept. 01, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Xunlei Limited (“Xunlei”) (Nasdaq: XNET), a leading innovator in shared cloud computing and blockchain technology in China, today announced the resignation of Mr. Sean Shenglong Zou and Mr. Hui Duan as directors of the Company for personal reasons from August 31, 2023.

Mr. Jinbo Li, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Xunlei, stated “On behalf of the board of directors and the management of the Company, I wish to express my appreciation of Mr. Zou and Mr. Duan and their contributions to the Company and wish them the very best in their future endeavors.”

“Sean, founder of Xunlei, has played a pivotal role in Xunlei's development over the past two decades, successfully making the Company the largest internet download service provider in the world. His unsurpassed passion, enthusiasm and tireless efforts to develop internet products and services have benefited millions of internet users around the world. Going forward, he intends to spend more time on artificial intelligence and life science to complete his new career goals and fulfill life dreams.”

“I am delighted that Sean will continue to assist and support the Company in his new role as an honorary chairman of the board. With entrepreneurship and innovation spirit in place, Xunlei will continue to provide superior products and services to millions of its users all over the world.”

About Xunlei
Founded in 2003, Xunlei Limited (NASDAQ: XNET) is a leading innovator in shared cloud computing and blockchain technology in China. Xunlei provides a wide range of products and services across cloud acceleration, shared cloud computing, blockchain and digital entertainment to deliver an efficient, smart and safe internet experience.

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