BEIJING, Aug. 1, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ChinaCache International
Holdings Ltd. ("ChinaCache" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:CCIH), the
leading provider of Internet content and application delivery services
in China, today announced that Ken Zhang is joining ChinaCache's
management team as Chief Technology Officer, a newly-created position,
effective September 1, 2011. Dr. Zhang will lead the development of
ChinaCache's technology and product portfolio.
Dr. Zhang joins ChinaCache from Ericsson where he served as Chief
Technology Officer of Ericsson Greater China and North East Asia
responsible for the development of technology and business strategy.
Dr. Zhang also served as Chairman of the Ericsson China Academy.
Joining Ericsson (China) Company Ltd. in 1994, Dr. Zhang served in
senior executive roles across a number of fields including mobile
product management, technology, business development, strategic
marketing and sales. From 2006 to 2008, Dr. Zhang was assigned to Sony
Ericsson Mobile Communications (China) Company Ltd. where he served as
head of Operator Customer Units and head of Mobile Multimedia
Solutions. He returned to Ericsson in 2008 as Chief Technology Officer
for Greater China and North East Asia.
"We're very excited that Ken is joining us," said Song Wang, the
founder, chairman and chief executive officer of ChinaCache. "As people
increasingly turn to their mobile devices to access the Internet around
the world, Ken brings us his valuable wealth of experience in the
mobile communication business, in-depth insight into the technology
roadmap and unparalleled understanding of the market in the Asia
Pacific region. I am confident that with his global vision and solid
relationships with telecom operators across the region, Ken will play a
crucial role in expanding ChinaCache's leadership in the CDN industry
in Asia Pacific, especially in the mobile Internet space."
Mr. Wang continued, "Ken's appointment is another step in ChinaCache's
overall strategy to upgrade our management capabilities as we take our
business to the next level. We look forward to continuing to attract
the best talent in the industry to expand upon our market leadership."
About ChinaCache International Holdings Ltd.
ChinaCache International Holdings Ltd. (Nasdaq:CCIH) is the leading
provider of Internet content and application delivery services in
China. As a carrier-neutral service provider, ChinaCache's network in
China is interconnected with networks operated by all telecom carriers,
major non-carriers and local Internet service providers. With more than
a decade of experience in developing solutions tailored to China's
complex internet infrastructure, ChinaCache is a partner of choice for
businesses, government agencies and other enterprises to enhance the
reliability and scalability of online services and applications and
improve end-user experience. For more information on ChinaCache, please
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Ms. Yue YU
Brunswick Group LLP
Tel: +86 (10) 6566-2256
Ms. Cindy ZHENG
Brunswick Group LLP
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