At just 26 years old, Steven Zhang became Inter Milan’s youngest president. The Nerazzurri looked at the new future with the young Chinese.
Zhang on Friday (10/26/2018) yesterday was officially appointed as president of Inter Milan. Zhang Jindong’s son, owner of Suning Holdings, replaces Indonesian businessman Erick Thohir who previously held the post.
Even though he was still very young, Zhang already understood well how to run the club. Since his father took over the majority share of the Nerazzurri, he has run the club management. Because I understand the various details about Inter, there are jokes that mention Zhang to know how the coffee machine works at the Inter headquarters.
He also has experience in managing clubs. Zhang once served as general manager of Jiangsu Suning, the Chinese Super League team owned by Suning. As quoted from nerazzurriale.com.
Zhang is a graduate of the Wharton School, Pennsylvania economics. One of the best universities in the United States and in the world. After graduating, he worked in the banking sector including working experience at Morgan-Stanley and JP Morgan. One of the largest and most influential financial companies in the world.
When Zhang Jindong bought the majority of Inter’s shares in 2016, Zhang became one of the nine representatives of Suning Holdings Group who went down to manage club management. He even participated actively in various processes of Inter’s purchase negotiations.
At a young age, Zhang has an automotive hobby. On Instagram he posted many collections of sports car replicas as well as Pagani sports cars.