China Logistics Group, Inc. Names Wei Chen as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors
PARAMOUNT, Ca., July 10, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- China Logistics Group, Inc. (OTC BB: CHLO.OB - News), an international freight forwarder and logistics management company, announced today it has appointed Mr. Wei Chen as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors. The company has also relocated its corporate headquarters to Paramount, California as the company focuses on its logistics operations.
Mr. Wei Chen has been general manager of the Shanghai Branch of Shandong Jiajia International Freight & Forwarding Co., Ltd. ("Shandong Jiajia"), the company's majority owned subsidiary, since February of 2002. Prior to joining Shandong Jiajia, Mr. Chen was managing director of the logistics department at the Shanghai Branch of Beijing Sunshine International Freight Co., Ltd. from October 1998 to February 2002. Mr. Chen obtained a Bachelor's Degree in International Shipping from Shanghai Maritime University in 1992.
Commenting on the appointment of Mr. Chen and the relocation of the corporate headquarters, V. Jeffrey Harrell, President of China Logistics Group, Inc., stated, "We are very excited to have Mr. Chen take this leadership role in our company. His experience and passion for this business will be of great help as we build for the future success of our company. As a first step in this new era we have strategically located our corporate headquarters at one of the busiest harbors in the world which will allow us to provide the finest hands on service to our shipping customers. We are pleased with the current progress we have made in such a short period of time, and we look forward to continuing to build China Logistics into a world class organization in the shipping industry."