BEIJING, March 28, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ChinaCache International Holdings Ltd. ("ChinaCache" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:CCIH), the leading total solutions provider of Internet content and application delivery services in China, today announced the promotion of Dr. Ken Zhang, Chief Technology Officer to the position of President, effective immediately. Additionally, the Board has appointed Ms. Jing An, Vice President of Finance, to the position of Acting Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Ms. Jackie You Kazmerzak recently resigned as Chief Financial Officer of the Company to pursue other personal interests. The Company has commenced the process of searching for a permanent Chief Financial Officer.
"I would like to congratulate Ken on his promotion, which follows the numerous contributions that he has made to ChinaCache since joining the Company as CTO in 2011. I believe that his dedication and leadership skills will be an important asset as we continue to move the Company forward," said Mr. Song Wang, Founder, Chairman and CEO of ChinaCache. "Ken's solid vision, vast global experience in the mobile communications space, and relationships with leading telecom operators around the world make him well suited for this new position, and we are excited for the role he will play in our continued domestic and international expansion, particularly in the mobile Internet segment."
Dr. Zhang joined the Company in September 2011, and since then has led the development of ChinaCache's corporate strategy, technology and product portfolio. Prior to joining ChinaCache, he served in senior executive roles at Ericsson from 1994 to 2011. His work included spearheading the development of new teams to service the telecom operator business in China, as well as leadership positions across a number of fields including mobile product management, technology, business development, strategic marketing and sales. Most recently, he was Chief Technology Officer of Ericsson Greater China and North East Asia, where he was responsible for the development of technology and business strategy.