Executive Director and CEO
China Chengxin (Asia Pacific) Credit Ratings Co., Ltd.


Ariel Lei Yang is Vice President of CCXI Credit Rating Co. Ltd and CEO of China Chengxin (Asia Pacific) Credit Ratings Co. Ltd. She is in charge of the company’s international business and branding and is also the head of the company's Shenzhen and Hong Kong offices.

Ms Yang joined CCX Group in 2011 as the Chief of Staff to the Chairman, and later as General Manager of the International Business Department and Managing Director of CCXI. Previously she was editor and reporter at China’s Xinhua News Agency. She was based in New York covering financial markets from 2008 to 2011, and wrote columns for China Securities Journal and others.

Ms Yang holds BA in Journalism from Wuhan University and MA in Mass Communication from the UK.