Chinese Internet video provider Youku-Tudou Group confirmed that Yang Weidong, former Nokia executive, has been appointed senior vice president for Youku-Tudou Group and president for

In the new role, Yang will be responsible for the core operating businesses, including content, marketing, and content marketing, under the brand of

Gu Yongqiang, chairman and chief executive officer of Youku-Tudou Group, said that for Youku-Tudou, Yang is an old friend. They had in-depth cooperation before and established a good relationship. During the cooperation, Yang showed excellent team management experience and execution. At the same time, they value Yang’s comprehensive management experience as an entrepreneurial manager, which is an important foundation to lead the future development of

Wang Wei, director for Youku-Tudou Group and founder of, said that Yang has a deep and unique understanding of the brand of In addition, he is passionate about innovation, which is in line with the DNA of They believe that Yang will enhance’s features as a stylish, young, unique, and extraordinary Internet video website in China.