Chinese music and entertainment giant Tencent Music Entertainment (TME) announced a slate of leadership changes today (April 15), including promoting Ross Liang to CEO and installing outgoing chief Cussion Pang as executive chairman of TME's board.
Liang formerly served as vice president of Tencent Holdings Limited, where he oversaw the company's owned online music and social platforms including QQ and Qzone; and prior to that, general manager of QQ Music. In his new role, Liang will oversee QQ Music, Kugou Music, Kuwo Music, WeSing and long-form audio businesses.
Pang is replacing Dowson Tong, who is resigning from all his roles at the company including chairman of the board, chairman of compensation committee and all his roles as a director or an officer. Stepping in to lead the compensation committee will be James Gordon Mitchell, the company said.