Blackstone names Zhang Greater China chairman

Liping Zhang fills the post at the US private equity firm made vacant by Antony Leung's move to Nan Fung.

Blackstone said on Saturday it has named Liping Zhang as a senior managing director and Greater China chairman.

Zhang will advise the firm's management and regional business units as it continues to expand in the region. He will continue to be based in Hong Kong and act as a senior interface for regulators.

Zhang has more than 30 years of financial industry, corporate management and government sector experience.

He joins from Credit Suisse where he was most recently co-chief executive officer of Greater China and vice chairman of global investment banking. Apart from providing senior client coverage, Zhang also maintained relationships with regulators....

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