MullenLowe China appoints finance chief

Gary Zhang has been appointed chief financial officer at MullenLowe China, replacing Tanner Tan who is leaving to set up an e-commerce business.

The announcement:

MullenLowe China has appointed Gary Zhang as Chief Finance Officer with responsibility for our offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong.

As a member of the management team, Gary will work closely with MullenLowe China CEO Fanny Yum, Chief Strategy Officer Baiping Shen and Chief Creative Officer Eddie Wong to win an unfair share of attention for our clients. He will lead the finance team and report to MullenLowe China CEO Fanny Yum and MullenLowe Asia Pacific, Regional Chief Financial Officer, Will Waddington.

Prior to MullenLowe China, Zhang was Finance Director of Ruder Finn China, and held numerous financial leadership roles at Maersk group in China and overseas. He brings a breadth and depth of knowledge across finance and commerce in diverse industries.

Fanny Yum, MullenLowe China CEO commented: “We are thrilled that Gary is joining in us. His rich experience and knowledge will help MullenLowe China further elevate our professional business process and finance controlling. His outstanding management capability and strategic thinking will bring us steady development in this dynamic region.”

Current CFO/COO Tanner Tan will be leaving MullenLowe China to embark on a new venture as founder and CEO of an e-commerce business.

The appointment will take effect on 1 April 2016.

Source: MullenLowe press release


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