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StarTimes Nigeria Welcomes New CEO As Justin Zhang Takes A Bow

The StarTimes Group has announced that it has appointed Mr David Zhang as its new Chief Executive Officer for StarTimes Nigeria.

His appointment is immediately effective and David is the successor of Justin Zhang, who completed his term as CEO in January 2019.

Kunmi Balogun, the firm’s Public Relations and Communications Manager, released a statement saying that David Zhang would bring with him more than two decades of experience in B2C and B2B capacity in both Africa and China, with a unique interest in consumer and revenue growth management.

David Zhang will lead the StarTimes Nigeria team in scaling the impact of the ground-work laid by his predecessor which has seen an increase in subscriber numbers and new innovations in the country’s’ pay-tv sector.

Leading up to this appointment, David was the Chief Executive Officer at StarTimes in Kenya. Before then, he had been part of the management capacity in Nigeria for more than three years from 2011 to 2014, before being promoted to head the StarTimes business in the East African country.

StarTimes was established almost 31 years ago in China.
It operates in 8 African countries –Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Guinea, Tanzania, Burundi and the Central African Republic.

StarTimes Nigeria is a partnership between the Nigerian Television Authority and its Chinese associate and was launched into the Nigerian market in 2010.

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