Philadelphia Orchestra appoints Beijing-based directormain
The Philadelphia Orchestra Association is pleased to announce the election of three newly appointed members to its Board of Directors: Bennett Keiser, senior executive vice president of Tioga Pipe, Inc.; Tod MacKenzie, former senior vice president of communications of Aramark; and Bin Zhang, chief executive officer of Chinaepay Financial Service Technology Co., Ltd.
Bin Zhang is chief executive officer of Chinaepay Financial Service Technology Co., Ltd., an e-payment network company based in Beijing since 1999. Previously, he was co-founder of JiTong Telecommunication Tech Co. Ltd. in the telecommunication industry. He has been spearheading business in the telecommunication and financial services industries for the past 28 years, servicing numerous banks with call centers and CRM platforms. Zhang graduated from the National University of Defense Technology with a bachelor’s degree in computer science in 1988. He currently resides in Beijing with his wife, Liqun Qian, and their two daughters. His younger daughter, Tina, studies harp with Elizabeth Hainen, principal harp of The Philadelphia Orchestra. The Zhang family have attended Philadelphia Orchestra concerts in Beijing, New York, and Shanghai, as well as Chinese orchestra performances in Philadelphia.