Steven Zhang ’11 has been appointed president of Inter Milan (officially Football Club Internazionale Milano), which is one of the world’s most popular professional soccer teams. Inter Milan has won 18 league championships in Serie A, Italy’s top soccer league. The squad has three UEFA Champions League titles (with its most recent coming in 2010), and is the only club in the 20-team Serie A to never have been relegated to a lower-division league.
Zhang has served on Inter’s board of directors for the past two years; his father, Zhang Jingdong, is chairman of Suning Holdings Group, which has held a majority stake in the club since 2016.
At age 26, Zhang is the youngest of the 21 club presidents in Inter’s 110-year history. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania; at Mercersburg, he was a member of the Cum Laude Society, sang in the Octet and the Chorale, played tennis, and was involved in robotics and Stony Batter Players.
Zhang’s sister, Serena ’22, is a member of the ninth-grade class at Mercersburg.
Founded in 1893 in the heart of Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic, Mercersburg is a private, coed, college preparatory boarding school with approximately 435 students (15 percent are day), grades 9-12 and postgraduate.
We offer 170 courses, including AP and Honors, more than $7 million in financial aid, 26 varsity sports, and a state-of-the-art performing and visual arts center. Located 90 minutes from Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, and within easy driving distance of New York City, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh. 100 Academy Drive, Mercersburg, PA 17236 GPS Address: 10951 Buchanan Trail West, Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-328-6173