Residence: Shanghai, ChinaProfile: New to the ATP Board in 2011, Charles Smith is the Managing Director/International of Juss Event, China’s largest sports/events management company which stages the Shanghai Rolex Masters 1000 and China’s Formula 1 race. For his contribution to sports and culture in China, Smith has been awarded both the Silver and Gold Magnolia awards from the Shanghai Government.
ATP Involvement: Smith has a 25 year history in professional tennis in North America and Asia and has been involved with staging every level of ATP tournament. Smith led the efforts to secure and stage the highly successful Shanghai Tennis Masters Cup in 2002, 2005-2008, followed by the award winner Shanghai Rolex Masters 1000. He has been an ATP International Group Council member since 2000.