UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 6-K

 

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER

PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 UNDER

THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

For the month of May 2020

 


 

Commission File Number: 001- 39167

 


 

Molecular Data Inc.

 

5/F, Building 12, 1001 North Qinzhou Road

Xuhui District, Shanghai 201109

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     o

 

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1): o

 

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EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Exhibit No.

 

Description

99.1

 

Press Release — Molecular Data Inc. Announces the Establishment of its Strategy Advisory Committee

 


 

SIGNATURES

 

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.

 

 

Molecular Data Inc.

 

 

 

 

 

By

:

/s/ Zheng Wang

 

Name

:

Zheng Wang

 

Title

:

Director and Chief Executive Officer

 

Date: May 8, 2020

 


Exhibit 99.1

 

Molecular Data Inc. Announces the Establishment of its Strategy Advisory Committee

 

SHANGHAI, China, May 8, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Molecular Data Inc. (“Molecular Data” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: MKD), a leading technology-driven platform in China’s chemical industry, today announced that it has formed a strategy advisory committee and has appointed Junling Li, former vice president of Alibaba Group, as the president of such advisory committee.

 

“Now that we have entered the new strategic development phase following our initial public offering in December 2019, and now face the ‘new norm’ shaped by COVID-19, we established the strategy advisory committee to provide advice, guidance and input on the future development strategies of Molecular Data,” said Dr. Zheng Wang, Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Company. “As a leader in China’s chemical e-commerce industry, we are striving to leverage our technological advantages in big data and artificial intelligence capabilities to enhance operating efficiency throughout the chemical industry. We look forward to working with the internal and external experts in our strategy advisory committee to grow Molecular Data to the next level.”

 

Junling Li is one of the leading figures in China’s science and technology industry. After graduating from Stanford University in 1996, he served as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company and as the director of strategy at Motorola China. He joined Alibaba Group in 2006 as the vice president of group strategy.

 

About Molecular Data Inc.

 

Molecular Data Inc. is a leading technology-driven platform in China’s chemical industry, connecting participants along the chemical value chain through integrated solutions. The Company delivers e-commerce solutions, financial solutions, warehousing and logistics solutions, and SaaS suite that are intended to solve pain points for participants in the traditional chemical industry. Built upon a comprehensive knowledge engine and artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities, the Company’s e-commerce solutions are mainly offered through its online platform, consisting of molbase.com, molbase.cn, Moku Data Weixin account, Chemical Community App and other ancillary platforms.

 

For investor and media inquiries, please contact:

 

In China:

 

Molecular Data Inc.

Eva Ma

Tel: +86-21-5419-9057

E-mail: investor@molbase.com

 

The Piacente Group, Inc.

Emilie Wu

Tel: +86-21-6039-8363

E-mail: molbase@tpg-ir.com

 

In the United States:

 

The Piacente Group, Inc.

Brandi Piacente

Tel: +1-212-481-2050

E-mail: molbase@tpg-ir.com

 

Source: Molbase