For the Month of April 2024


Commission File Number: 001-35126




VNET Group, Inc.




Guanjie Building, Southeast 1st Floor

10# Jiuxianqiao East Road

Chaoyang District

Beijing 100016

The People’s Republic of China

(Address of principal executive offices)




Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.


Form 20-F x Form 40-F ¨








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.


  VNET Group, Inc.
  By: /s/ Qiyu Wang
  Name: Qiyu Wang
  Title: Chief Financial Officer
Date: April 23, 2024    






Exhibit   Description
99.1   Press release tilted “VNET Announces Changes to Leadership Team”




Exhibit 99.1


VNET Announces Changes to Leadership Team


BEIJING, April 22, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- VNET Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: VNET) (“VNET” or the “Company”), a leading carrier- and cloud-neutral internet data center services provider in China, today announced that Mr. Jeff Dong has resigned from his position as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer due to personal reasons. Mr. Josh Sheng Chen, Founder and Co-chairperson of VNET, has been appointed to succeed Mr. Dong as the Company’s interim CEO, effective immediately. The Company will announce once the appointment of the permanent CEO has been confirmed.


Mr. Chen commented, “On behalf of the Company, we would like to express our sincere appreciation for Jeff’s outstanding contributions to our achievements during his tenure as CEO. We wish him continued success in his future endeavors.


“Meanwhile, I am pleased to take on the role of interim CEO of the Company. Before the onboarding of the permanent CEO, I will oversee the day-to-day operations, driving the dual-core growth strategy for the Company and delivering long-term, sustainable value for all of our stakeholders.”


About VNET


VNET Group, Inc. is a leading carrier- and cloud-neutral internet data center services provider in China. VNET provides hosting and related services, including IDC services, cloud services, and business VPN services to improve the reliability, security, and speed of its customers' internet infrastructure. Customers may locate their servers and equipment in VNET's data centers and connect to China’s internet backbone. VNET operates in more than 30 cities throughout China, servicing a diversified and loyal base of over 7,500 hosting and related enterprise customers that span numerous industries ranging from internet companies to government entities and blue-chip enterprises to small- to mid-sized enterprises.


Safe Harbor Statement


This announcement contains forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are made under the "safe harbor" provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements can be identified by terminology such as "will," "expects," "anticipates," "future," "intends," "plans," "target," "believes," "estimates" and similar statements. Among other things, quotations from management in this announcement as well as VNET's strategic and operational plans contain forward-looking statements. VNET may also make written or oral forward-looking statements in its reports filed with, or furnished to, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, in its annual reports 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 VNET'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 those contained in any forward-looking statement, including but not limited to the following: VNET's goals and strategies; VNET's liquidity conditions; VNET's expansion plans; the expected growth of the data center services market; expectations regarding demand for, and market acceptance of, VNET's services; VNET's expectations regarding keeping and strengthening its relationships with customers; VNET's plans to invest in research and development to enhance its solution and service offerings; and general economic and business conditions in the regions where VNET provides solutions and services. Further information regarding these and other risks is included in VNET's reports filed with, or furnished to, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. All information provided in this press release is as of the date of this press release, and VNET undertakes no duty to update such information, except as required under applicable law.


Investor Relations Contact:


Xinyuan Liu
Tel: +86 10 8456 2121