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Nicolas Chow Appointed Chairman of Sotheby’s Asia

Sotheby’s announced that Nicolas Chow has been named chairman of Sotheby’s Asia. Chow first joined the auction house in 1999. In 2006, he was appointed international head and chairman of the Chinese Works of Art Department. During his tenure, he led the expansion of the Chinese art market and introduced several prominent collections to auction, including the Meiyintang Collection of imperial Chinese porcelains and the Le Cong Tang Collection of Chinese ceramics.

“Nicolas, already our worldwide head of Chinese Works of Art has been exemplary in his leadership and expertise,” Kevin Ching, the CEO of Sotheby’s Asia, said. “Always a team player and never slow to offer his assistance to any colleague seeking his advice, Nicolas is also one of the most forward-looking and creative members of Sotheby’s. His promotion to chairman, Asia is well deserved.”