Board of Directors
Director (Chairman) and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Bing Zhang is our Founder, Chairman and CEO. He has over 30 years of experience in China’s media industry. Before founding Glory Star, Mr. Zhang was the Vice President of Trends Group as well as Chairman of Board of Directors and General Manager of Trends Star (Beijing) Cultural Media Co., Ltd. from 2011 to 2016. Mr. Bing Zhang is a frequent recipient of industry awards, including the most inﬂuential variety show producer in 2019, the most inﬂuential person in China's communications industry in 2018, Annual Figure of China’s Radio & TV industry for 2015, 2016 and 2017, and the “Inﬂuential Figure of Radio, TV & Film in Asia- Paciﬁc Area” for 2016 and 2017.
Director and Senior Vice President of Glory Star Media (Beijing) Co., Ltd.
Mr. Jia Lu became our director in February 2020. Mr. Lu is a director and senior vice president of Glory Star Media (Beijing) Co., Ltd., and a director of Horgos Glory Star Media Co., Ltd., Horgos Glary Wisdom Marketing Planning Co., Ltd., Glary Wisdom (Beijing) Marketing Planning Co., Ltd. since 2018, and director of Horgos Glary Prosperity Culture Co., Ltd. since 2017, and senior vice president of Glory Star Media (Beijing) Co., Ltd. Since 2016. From 2011 to 2016, Mr. Lu served as Vice General Manager at Trends Star (Beijing) Cultural Media Co., Ltd. Mr. Lu holds a Bachelor's degree in Beijing film academy.
Mr. Ke Chen became our independent director in September 2020. Mr. Chen is a partner at the Beijing Chang-An Law Firm (“Chang-An”), Beijing P.R. China, since 2017 and as its deputy director of the financial securities department from 2014 to 2017. Prior to that time, Mr. Chen was an associate at Hogan Lovells since 2004. Mr. Chen focuses his legal practice on banking, stock securities, fund, project finance, merger and acquisition, corporate finance, foreign direct investments, outbound investments, construction, real- estate, and regulatory and compliance work. Mr. Chen received an LLB in 2002 and an LLM in 2003 from the University of Buckingham.
Mr. Zhihong Tan became our independent director in April 2022. Mr. Tan currently serves as the vice president of Hunan Renjian Enterprise Group since 2014. From 1992 to 2000, Mr. Tan was the manager of Hunan Foreign-funded Enterprise Materials Company, and from 2000 to 2010, he was the general manager of Hunan Tianlai Village Culture and Entertainment Company. In addition, Mr. Tan was also the general manager of Tianfu Real Estate Company from 2010 to 2013. Mr. Tan graduated from Hunan University of Finance and Economics with a bachelor’s degree in Price Theory. Mr. Tan also hold an ACCA international certified public accountant certificate.
Mr. Yong Li became our independent director in February 2020. Mr. Li is the deputy director of the Intelligent Communication Commission of China TV Artists Association (CTAA), Partner of Chengmei Capital, and Chairman of Guyuan Culture since June 2019. From 2014 to 2018, Mr. Li served as Chief Inspector/General Manager of Dragon TV Center, Oriental Entertainment Media Group Co., Ltd. From 2011 to 2014, Mr. Li served as the general manager of Shanghai New Media & Entertainment Co. LTD. In addition, Mr. Li was the first to launch an “independent producer system” in Shanghai, which has significantly promoted the development of China’s entertainment and media industry. Mr. Li holds a master's degree in business from China Europe International Business School in 2006 and a Bachelor of Art in Journalism from the Communication University of China in 1991.