Beibei Fan. Courtesy: Sotheby’s.

Beibei Fan Joins Sotheby’s as Managing Director of China

Sotheby’s has appointed Beibei Fan as its new managing director of China. Fan will be based in Beijing, where she will be responsible for leading the local team and driving the auction house’s business and presence in the region. She comes to Sotheby’s from HBO, where she served as executive vice president for new business and managing director for China. Previously, Fan held senior positions at Warner Bros. and the Walt Disney Company in China.

“Beibei has successfully guided multinational companies through growth and expansion in China and brings a detailed understanding of the Chinese governmental system and economic environment,” Kevin Ching, the CEO of Sotheby’s Asia, said. “Her track record of creating innovative approaches and setting industry standards will be of significant benefit to our focus on growth and opportunities in China.”