UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington D.C. 20549

 

FORM 6-K

 

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER

PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 UNDER THE

SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

For the month of December 2019

 

Commission File Number: 001-36363

 

TARENA INTERNATIONAL, INC.

 

Suite 10017, Building E

Zhongkun Plaza, A18 Bei San Huan West Road

Haidian District, Beijing 100098

People’s Republic of China

Tel: +86 10 6213-5687

 

1/F, Block A, Training Building,

65 Kejiyuan Road, Baiyang Jie Dao,

Economic Development District,

Hangzhou 310000, People’s Republic of China

 

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

 

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SIGNATURE

 

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, thereunto duly authorized.

 


  TARENA INTERNATIONAL, INC.
     
     
  By: /s/ Yuduo Yang
  Name: Yuduo Yang
  Title: Chief Financial Officer
   
Date: December 31, 2019  

 

   

 

 

EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Exhibit 99.1 – Press Release  

 

   

 

 

Exhibit 99.1

 

TARENA ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO BOARD COMPOSITION

 

BEIJING, December 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Tarena International, Inc. (Nasdaq: TEDU) (“Tarena” or the “Company”), today announced changes to its board composition. Mr. Ricky Lee, Chairman and Executive Partner of ShangGu Capital, has been appointed as an independent director. Mr. Lee has also been appointed as the chairman of the compensation committee of the board, as well as members of the audit committee and the nominating and corporate governance committee. Mr. Ya-Qin Zhang has resigned from the board for personal reasons. Mr. Zhang's resignation did not result from any disagreement with the Company. These changes will be effective on January 1, 2020.

 

Mr. Ricky Lee is a seasoned technology entrepreneur and active angel investor with unique leadership experience, having been a chief executive for both multinational and local leading IT companies in China. Mr. Lee is an early China business pioneer starting in 1987 when he joined HP China and stayed with HP for 12 years until 1999. While at HP, Mr. Lee established and headed the HP Personal Computer and Peripheral Business in China, growing it from a small operation to a market leader when he left in 1999. Mr. Lee then joined Founder (SEHK.418) as CEO to run its software and systems integration business. Mr. Lee was Chairman and CEO of Hinge Software, a software company he had co-founded in 2003. In 2007, Hinge sold its outsourcing operations to ChinaSoft (SEHK.354). Mr. Lee currently serves as the Chairman and Executive Partner of ShangGu Capital ,which is an equity venture investment fund targeting early and growth stage innovative companies. Mr. Lee founded Sinova SJ Capital in 2010. Mr. Lee received his B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Hong Kong.

 

About Tarena International, Inc.

 

Tarena is a leading provider of professional education services in China. Through its innovative education platform combining live distance instruction, classroom-based tutoring and online learning modules, Tarena offers professional education courses in IT and non-IT subjects. Tarena also offers kid education programs. Its professional education courses provide students with practical skills to prepare them for jobs in industries with significant growth potential and strong hiring demand.

 

For further information, please contact:

 

Amanda Wang

Investor Relations Contact

Tarena International, Inc.

Email: ir@tedu.cn