COUNCIL NAMES SPRING XING DIRECTOR OF SHANGHAI OFFICE
We are pleased to announce that Spring Xing has been hired as Director of the Bay Area Council’s Shanghai office. Xing comes to the Bay Area Council from Soufun Holdings, the leading real estate internet portal and home furnishing and improvement website in China, where she was Deputy General Manager of the Shanghai Branch and General Manager of their operations in Hong Kong. Previously, she worked for the Shanghai Industry Investment Corporation, the Ray White Group, ExxonMobil, and Siemens. Xing has an MBA from the China Europe International Business School and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the Guangdong University of Foreign Studies. In her role as Office Director, Xing will be responsible for managing the Bay Area Council’s activities in China, including attracting Bay Area companies to the Yangpu District of Shanghai, managing communications with government officials and related enterprises, and developing leads among Chinese companies interested in growing in the Bay Area. The Bay Area Council’s Shanghai office opened in June of 2010 and is located in the Knowledge and Innovation Community in the Yangpu District of Shanghai.