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Financial Times appoints Feng Wang editor-in-chief of FTChinese

The Financial Times today announces the appointment of Feng Wang (@ulywang) as editor-in-chief of FTChinese, effective in April. In this role, Feng Wang will oversee the newsroom and all editorial content on the Chinese language website.

FT Chinese celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, with readership growing 10% year on year to 2.3m registered users. The site provides unrivalled news and information to China’s top business executives and decision makers. It is an important part of the FT’s Asia offering, which also includes its China and ASEAN Confidentials, premium services providing exclusive insight and analysis into the economies of Southeast Asia and China.

Angela Mackay, Publisher, Financial Times & Professional Education, said: “I am delighted to welcome Feng Wang to FT Chinese. His impressive track record developing quality editorial content for digital platforms will be a vital asset as we further expand FTChinese.com. The FT brand reaches more senior business people in Asia than ever before and Feng Wang will play an important role developing FT readership in the region.”

Feng Wang will work closely with Tracy Zhang, who heads FT Chinese’s commercial operations.

Before joining the FT, Feng Wang was online editor at the South China Morning Post, editor-in-charge at Thomson Reuters Chinese News Service, and Consumer Media Editor at Thomson Reuters. He holds a Masters in Journalism from University of California, Berkeley and a BA in English from Peking University.

Wang takes over from Lifen Zhang, who will step down after 10 years as editor-in-chief of FTChinese to become the publication’s editor emeritus and a columnist.

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For more information, contact

Emily Gibbs
Head of Internal Communications, Financial Times
T: +44 (0) 207 873 3184
E: emily.gibbs@ft.com

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