Blackstone today announced that Yan Yan has joined the firm as a Managing Director in its Real Estate team in Asia.
Yan joins Blackstone from SOHO China, where she played a pivotal role as President, CFO and COO in transforming the firm to become the largest prime office developer in China. She previously held various management roles in Henderson (China) Investment and the Sheraton Hotels. Yan holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Tianjin University.
“Yan Yan is an industry leader with an outstanding track record and tremendous knowledge of real estate markets across the region. We are incredibly excited to have her on board,” said Tim Wang, Senior Managing Director in Blackstone’s Real Estate Group and Head of Real Estate China.
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