Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat) has appointed Ms. Zhang Yan as the company's new Vice President, China, to take over the responsibility of Mr. Zhang Hai Ming, who has retired from the firm.
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 her team to serve existing customers and develop new business in the Chinese market. She will also maintain close working relationship with CITICSat, who holds the exclusive right to market AsiaSat’s transponder capacity in China. Zhang Hai Ming acquire a consultancy role to continue to serve AsiaSat.
Zhang 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 satellite operator for more than 15 years. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, majoring in Image Transmission and Processing, and an Executive Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Beijing University of Posts & Telecommunications.