SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 6, 2017
ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
No. 3 Min Zhuang Road, Building 6,
Yu Quan Hui Gu Tuspark, Haidian District, Beijing, PRC 100195
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices and Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: +86-10-60846616
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On December 6, 2017, Douglas MacLellan resigned as an independent director of ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) and as Chairman of the Company’s Audit Committee and member of the Company’s Compensation Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. MacLellan’s resignation did not result from any disagreement with the Company.
Chang Qui has been appointed as the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Company to replace Mr. MacLellan.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Dated: December 8, 2017||ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc.|
|By:||/s/ Handong Cheng|
|Name: Handong Cheng|
|Title: Chief Executive Officer|