Singapore-listed Yangzijiang Shibbuilding has appointed Zhang Tao as the company’s vice-general manager in charge of operations.
Zhang was formerly the administrative deputy general manager of China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) from March 2011, and is the youngest executive from a state-owned shipbuilder to have joined a private company.
Zhang has relinquished all his positions at CSIC on 9 June, stated CSIC in its filling to the Shanghai Stock Exchange. His annual salary of CNY954,000 in 2014 ranked the highest among all senior executives of CSIC.
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Zhang has worked as marketing manager, deputy general manager, and vice-president at Dalian Shipbuilding Industry, a subsidiary of CSIC, before becoming CSIC’s administrative deputy general manager.
Yangzijiang is the largest private shipyard in China, with an orderbook of 102 vessels.
This post was sourced from IHS Maritime 360: View the original article here.