BEIJING—FD has appointed Jack Zhang to establish a public affairs practice in the China market. Zhang, a specialist in PRC government relations, will join FD as a vice president in the company’s Beijing office. He was previously with Manning Selvage & Lee, where he counseled international clients in China public affairs and media relations.
Prior to becoming a consultant, Zhang had a 10 year career with China Central Television, where he was one of the core members of the CCTV-9 premier business and flagship program, BizChina. Zhang will be working closely with FD's global offices to offer the firm's clients insight regarding government relations in China.
The China public affairs practice joins FD’s established public affairs operations in Europe and Washington, D.C.