Eine der Destillerien, deren Entwicklung wir in China beobachten, ist die Nine Rivers Distillery, die nach eigenen Angaben nach ihrer Fertigstellung die größte Whiskybrennerei des Landes sein wird (über den Spatenstich und die imposanten Eckdaten der Destillerie berichteten wir hier).
Nun erhält ihr Board of Directors prominente Unterstützung: Ab sofort ist Joy Tan, zuvor unter anderem President of Global Media and Communications bei Huawei Technologies, mit an Bord.
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Joy Tan Joins Nine Rivers Distillery’s Board of Directors
Nine Rivers Distillery today announced that Joy Tan, former President of Global Media and Communications at Huawei Technologies, has been appointed to its board of directors. Tan brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in marketing and communications for Fortune 100 brands and will be responsible for helping the distillery set and execute its branding strategy.
Jay Robertson, CEO of Nine Rivers Distillery, said:
“Joy’s immense depth of experience in marketing and cross-cultural communications will be critical for putting Nine Rivers – and China – on the international whisky map. She has a brilliant mind for navigating complex business environments and will help us tell our story in a way that truly resonates with whisky lovers around the world in this digital age. We’re lucky to have her.”
Before starting her own consulting firm in 2021, Joy Tan spent 14 years in various senior marketing and communications roles at Huawei Technologies. Prior to serving as the VP of Public Affairs for Huawei USA, she was the President of Global Media and Communications at Huawei’s headquarters in Shenzhen, where she led the company’s communications efforts in over 100 countries and regions. She was instrumental in building the company’s internal communications capabilities and elevating Huawei to one of the top 100 brands in the world. Prior to Huawei, she worked with a number of large US companies in marketing and branding functions.
Joy Tan is passionate about the environment and women in tech, and regularly speaks on these topics with groups like the World Economic Forum, Women in Tech International, and the UN Science, Technology and Innovation Forum.
Tan studied Biology at Tsinghua University in Beijing and holds a Master’s Degree in Neuroscience from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, where she was a PhD candidate before shifting gears to pursue an MBA in Marketing from the University of Texas at Dallas.