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AsiaSat Appoints New VP for China Market

By Caleb Henry | May 3, 2016
      Zhang Yan AsiaSat VP China

      Zhang Yan, AsiaSat’s new Vice President, China. Photo: AsiaSat

      [Via Satellite 05-03-2016] AsiaSat has appointed Zhang Yan as its new vice president for China to take over the responsibility of Zhang Hai Ming following his May 1 retirement. Yan started working with AsiaSat in 2008 as the chief representative of the operator’s 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 team focused on business in the China market. She will also maintain AsiaSat’s close working relationship with CITICSat, which holds the exclusive right to market AsiaSat’s transponder capacity in China.

      Yan has more than 22 years of experience in the satellite industry with various management positions, covering areas in engineering, sales and marketing. Prior to joining AsiaSat, she worked for a different satellite operator for more than 15 years. Zhang Hai Ming will take on a consultancy role to continue serving AsiaSat.