On Friday, October 26, the Inter Milan club unveiled the identity of its new president. It is Steven Zhang, son of the Chinese owner of the inter-club, Zhang Jindong. The particularity of the new president of this Italian club is that he is just 26 years old, and in addition he is the youngest president in the history of inter Milan. Appointed during the General Assembly, he succeeds Erick Thohir, who has been in office since 2013.
It must be said that this announcement was a big surprise during this meeting after the appointment of Steven Zhang at the head of the club.
If for the public this appointment is surprising, within the environment interstate, it is far from being. Son of the club owner, Zhang was scheduled to succeed Thohir. “My relationship with Steven is great. He is young and intelligent. He has been working for the club for a long time. This is a good reference, “ explained Javier Zanetti, vice-president of the transalpine club, at the Gazzetta dello Sport earlier this month when the journalist asked him if he expected to see Zhang quickly take the control of the big Inter. Because Zanetti knew that the young man was going to become his boss.
Zhang did a lot of his studies in the United States where he earned a degree in Economics. According to the websiteInternazionale.fr the new president of Inter Milan began his professional career in Morgan Stanley Bank before embarking on investing in operations IPO (IPO projects).
In 2016, he returned to the family business to take up the position of director of the Suning Commerce Group. The acquisition of Inter Milan by the Suning Group the same year sealed its destiny.
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