China Digital TV Appoints Yue Qian as New Acting CFO - Dec 30, 2014

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China Digital TV Appoints Yue Qian as New Acting CFO

Dec 30, 2014

BEIJING, Dec. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Digital TV Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STV) ("China Digital TV" or the "Company"), the leading provider of conditional access ("CA") systems and comprehensive services to China's expanding digital television market, today announced the appointment of Ms. Yue Qian as the Company's new acting chief financial officer ("CFO"), effective January 1, 2015.

Ms. Yue has served as China Digital TV's vice president in charge of external cooperation and investments and overseas business development since 2008. She also oversees the Company's Cyber Cloud subsidiary. Prior to joining China Digital TV, from 2006-2008 Ms. Yue held the role of vice president with responsibility for new energy and education investments at Waichun Investment Fund, a Hong Kong-based investment fund, where she was also executive director of the fund's Hong Kong-listed subsidiary. Prior to that, she held the role of vice president at Aerospace New World (China) Technology Co., Ltd. and at Beijing Asia Pacific East Communication Network Co., Ltd.

"We are delighted to be bringing in Yue Qian as acting CFO," said Dr. Lu Zengxiang, China Digital TV's acting chief executive officer and acting chief financial officer. "She brings in-depth knowledge of the company to the role, and her appointment will allow me to focus solely on my duties as acting CEO at a transformative time for China Digital TV."

Safe Harbor Statements

This announcement contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Such forward-looking statements are made under the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.

These forward-looking statements can be identified by terminology such as "will," "expects," "anticipates," "future," "intends," "plans," "believes," "estimates," "may," "should" and similar expressions. Such forward-looking statements include, without limitation, comments by management in this announcement about trends in the CA systems, digital television, cable television and related industries in the PRC and China Digital TV's strategic and operational plans and future market positions. China Digital TV may also make forward-looking statements in its periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, in its annual report to shareholders, in press releases and other written materials and in oral statements made by its officers, directors or employees to third parties. Statements that are not historical facts, including statements about China Digital TV's beliefs and expectations, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties. A number of factors could cause actual results to differ materially from projections contained or implied in any forward-looking statement, including but not limited to the following: competition in the CA systems, digital television, cable television and related industries in the PRC and the impact of such competition on prices, our ability to implement our business strategies, changes in technology, the progress of the television digitalization in the PRC, the structure of the cable television industry or television viewer preferences, changes in PRC laws, regulations or policies with respect to the CA systems, digital television, cable television and related industries, including the extent of non-PRC companies' participation in such industries, and changes in political, economic, legal and social conditions in the PRC, including the government's policies with respect to economic growth, foreign exchange and foreign investment.

Further information regarding these and other risks and uncertainties is included in our annual report on Form 20-F and other documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. China Digital TV does not assume any obligation to update any forward-looking statements, which apply only as of the date of this press release.

About China Digital TV

Founded in 2004, China Digital TV is the leading provider of CA systems and comprehensive services to China's expanding digital television market. CA systems enable television network operators to manage the delivery of customized content and services to their subscribers. China Digital TV conducts substantially all of its business through its PRC subsidiary, Beijing Super TV Co., Ltd., and its affiliate, Beijing Novel-Super Digital TV Technology Co., Ltd., as well as subsidiaries of its affiliate.

For more information please visit the Investor Relations section of China Digital TV's website at http://ir.chinadtv.cn.

For investor and media inquiries, please contact:

In China:

Nan Hao
China Digital TV
Tel: +86-10-6297-1199 x 9780
Email: ir@chinadtv.cn

Brunswick Group
Tel: +86-10-5960-8610
Email: chinadigital@brunswickgroup.com

In the U.S.:

Brunswick Group
Tel: +1-212-333-3810
Email: chinadigital@brunswickgroup.com

SOURCE China Digital TV Holding Co., Ltd.