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ATA Appoints Education Leader Jack Huang as President

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January 22, 2018

ATA Appoints Education Leader Jack Huang as President


BEIJING, Jan. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ATA Inc. ("ATA" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:ATAI), a leading
provider of advanced testing technologies and testing-related services in China, today announced that its Board of
Directors has appointed Mr. Jack Huang as the Company’s new President, effective January 22, 2018. Mr. Huang will
also serve as a director on ATA’s Board of Directors. In this role, Mr. Huang will work together with ATA’s Chairman and
CEO Mr. Kevin Ma, focusing primarily on overseeing the business and operation of the Company.


Mr. Huang is a respected leader with over 20 years of involvement in the international education community. He most
recently served as CEO of Lanxum Education (“Lanxum”), an online education and information security services provider
in China, from 2015 to 2017. Prior to this, Mr. Huang worked at globally recognized education companies, including
Chegg and Pearson. At Chegg, Mr. Huang oversaw Chegg’s China operation, and at Pearson, he served as the
managing director of the Language Testing Division in Asia Pacific where he oversaw all language testing businesses in
this region.


Mr. Huang received an MBA from HEC Paris and an MSc from Edinburgh Napier University, graduating from both
institutions with distinction. Mr. Huang also received a bachelor’s degree from Harbin Institute of Technology in China.
He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), the world’s leading marketing professionals body.
Mr. Ma stated, “I am very pleased to welcome Jack as our new president. He is a global industry leader and business
builder with exceptional vision and energy. With his past leadership experience and strong connections in China’s
education industry, I am confident Jack and I will work well together as ATA moves forward with growing its business
and reputation. While Jack will primarily be responsible for overseeing the business and operation of the Company, I will
continue to remain involved with the future direction as well as overall strategy.”


Mr. Huang stated, “I am elated to join ATA, and look forward to working with the leadership team and exceptional
employees to continue the Company’s strong business growth and further shape the education and testing market within
China and globally.”


About ATA Inc.
ATA is a leading provider of advanced testing technologies in China. The Company offers comprehensive services for
the creation and delivery of assessments based on its proprietary testing technologies and test delivery platform. ATA’s
testing technologies are used for professional licensure and certification tests in various industries, including information
technology services, banking, teaching, asset management, insurance, and accounting. As of September 30, 2017,
ATA’s test center network comprised 3,256 authorized test centers located throughout China. The Company believes
that it has the largest test center network of any commercial testing service provider in China.


ATA has delivered a total of approximately 93.4 million billable tests since ATA started operations in 1999. For more
information, please visit ATA’s website at www.atai.net.cn.


For more information on our company, please contact the following individuals:
At the Company
ATA Inc.
Amy Tung, Chief Financial Officer
+86 10 6518 1122 x5518
amytung@atai.net.cn
Investor Relations
The Equity Group Inc.
Carolyne Y. Sohn, Senior Associate
415-568-2255
csohn@equityny.com
Adam Prior, Senior Vice President
212-836-9606
aprior@equityny.com

Source: ATA Inc.

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