WPP appoints former Baidu president Ya-Qin Zhang to board

Mon, 26th Oct 2020

Advertising company WPP said it had appointed Ya-Qin Zhang as a non-executive director. Zhang was president of Chinese internet giant Baidu between 2014 and 2019 and had also held executive positions at Microsoft. 'Dr. Zhang is one of the world's most celebrated technologists and business leaders,' chairman Roberto Quarta said. 'With his diverse career experience which includes leadership roles at both US and Chinese companies, and his particular understanding of the changing consumer technology landscape within China, he will make an extremely valuable contribution to the WPP board.' Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

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