Noah Holdings Limited Announces Independent Director Changes

         Noah Holdings Limited Announces Independent Director Changes

PR Newswire

SHANGHAI, Dec. 24, 2013

SHANGHAI, Dec.24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Noah Holdings Limited ("Noah" or the
"Company") (NYSE: NOAH), a leading wealth management service provider focusing
on distributing wealth management products to the high net worth population in
China, today announced that the Company has appointed Mr. Zhiwu Chen as an
independent director to its board, effective from December 13, 2013. Mr. Chen
will also join the Company's corporate governance and nominating committee,
replacing Mr. Ji Liu, who resigned from the board of directors of the Company,
effective December 13, 2013. All other directors on the board of the Company
will remain unchanged.

Mr. Chen has been a professor of finance at Yale University since July 1999,
and has served as an independent non-executive director of the Bank of
Communications since November 2010 and an independent director and a member of
the compensation committee of Lord Abbett China Asset Management Co., Ltd.
since August 2006. Mr. Chen is currently a director and first portfolio
manager of Zebra Hedge Fund and a member of the advisory board at Milestone
Capital Management Limited. From 2011 to 2012, Mr. Chen served as an
independent director of International Ltd., a Nasdaq listed
company. Mr. Chen received his doctorate degree in financial economics from
Yale University in 1990. He received his master's degree from National
University of Defense Technology (formerly known as Changsha Institute of
Technology, China) in 1986 and his bachelor's degree from China's Central
South Industry University in 1983.

Ms. Jingbo Wang, co-founder, chairwoman of the board of directors and chief
executive officer, commented, "On behalf of the entire board of directors, I
am proud to welcome Mr. Zhiwu Chen as our independent director. Mr. Chen will
bring significant experience and insights on China's macro economy and
financial industry development. We believe that his expertise will bring
valuable contribution to the Company and we look forward to working closely
with him. We would also like to express our sincere thanks to Mr. Ji Liu for
the invaluable support he has provided to Noah during the last two years."


Noah Holdings Limited is a leading wealth management service provider focusing
on distributing wealth management products to the high net worth population in
China. Noah distributes wealth management products, including primarily fixed
income products, private equity funds, private securities investment funds and
mutual funds. Noah is also equipped with asset management services capability,
managing its own fund of funds and real estate fund products. With over 500
relationship managers in 56 branch offices as of June 30, 2013, Noah's total
coverage network encompasses China's most economically developed regions where
the high net worth population is concentrated. Through this extensive coverage
network, product sophistication, and client knowledge, the Company caters to
the wealth management needs of China's high net worth population. For more
information please visit the Company's website at


This announcement contains forward-looking statements. These statements are
made under the "safe harbor" provisions of the U.S. 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," "confident" and similar
statements. Noah may also make written or oral forward-looking statements in
its periodic reports to the U.S. 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
Noah's beliefs and expectations, are forward-looking statements.
Forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Further
information regarding these and other risks is included in Noah's filings with
the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its annual report on Form
20-F. Noah does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking
statement as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except
as required under applicable law. All information provided in this press
release and in the attachments is as of the date of this press release, and
Noah undertakes no duty to update such information, except as required under
applicable law.

SOURCE Noah Holdings Limited

Contact: Noah Holdings Limited, Jing Ou-Yang, Director of IR,
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