AsiaSat appoints new VP for China

by Clayton Vallabhan | May 3rd, 2016

Preview_Bild_AsiaSat_TaiPo_textimageAsiaSat has announced the appointment of Zhang Yan as its new Vice President, China, to take over the responsibility of Zhang Hai Ming as he retires from 1 May 2016.

Zhang Yan started working with AsiaSat in 2008 as the Chief Representative of AsiaSat Beijing Office and General Manager of CITICSat, AsiaSat’s partner in China. She will assume all responsibilities previously held by Zhang Hai Ming, and lead a strong team to continue to serve existing customers and develop new business in the China market. She will also maintain our close working relationship with CITICSat, who holds the exclusive right to market AsiaSat’s transponder capacity in China. Zhang Hai Ming will take on a consultancy role to continue to serve AsiaSat.

“We welcome Zhang Yan to an expanding role to grow our business and enhance our customer services in China. Over the past years, Zhang Yan has made considerable contributions to our satellite business in China, notably our recent successful re-entry into the video market there. I trust Zhang Yan’s strong leadership, along with her wealth of expertise, marketing and customer service experience will lead our strong China team to new heights.”

“On behalf of AsiaSat, I would like to thank Hai Ming for his years of dedicated service and the significant contribution he has made to our Company. I am pleased that Hai Ming is assuming a new consultancy role and will be working closely with Zhang Yan to ensure a seamless handover,” said William Wade, President and Chief Executive Officer of AsiaSat.

Zhang Yan has over 22 years of experience in the satellite industry with various management positions, covering areas in engineering, sales and marketing.

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