MINNEAPOLIS (March 13, 2012) — U.S. China Business Connections Group on Tuesday announced the appointment of three new board members.
Su Ye, an agricultural economist and China Trade representative for the Minnesota Dept. of Agriculture; Kei Cheung, a business leader with experience at Pentair, Hutchinson Tech and General Electric; and Sidney Leung, owner of Vantage Inc., an Edina based import export company, all bring extensive backgrounds bridging relations with China.
Ye, from Minnetonka, has responsibilities that include economic research and statistical analysis, domestic and international research and China trade development promotion. Kei, also from Minnetonka, has an electrical engineering degree as well as MBA in Marketing & Strategy. Leung, a system design engineer, is also part owner of a shipping company based in Taiwan.
“We are pleased to have such expertise join the board, “ said Warren Vollmar, president of UCBC. “The three will enhance our potential outreach.”
The U.S.-China Business Connections is a non-profit based in Minnesota to serve small and mid-sized businesses and organizations, as well as individual entrepreneurs as they develop business ties with China. The group combines educational programming at monthly breakfasts and networking opportunities. Visit online at www.ucbcgroup.org.