BEIJING – CNN International Commercial is expanding its footprint in the Asia Pacific region as it opens a new office in China. The Beijing branch is a key part of CNNIC’s strategic push into China to better service clients across distribution, content sales, Government relations, and advertising sales.
The Beijing team will be led by Cindy Zhan (pictured) who joins CNN International from BBC Worldwide. Zhan will work closely with her colleagues in Hong Kong, reporting into Executive Director for Greater China, Sally Young.
“Opening the Beijing office is a major milestone for CNN and emphasizes just how important the China market is. This is just a sign of things to come as we continue to boost our boots on the ground and capitalize on marketing and revenue opportunities both locally and internationally,” said Vice President, CNN Advertising Sales Asia Pacific, Sunita Rajan.”
Beijing marks the sixth CNN International Commercial office in Asia, joining Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, Delhi, and Mumbai. The Beijing office officially opens today.