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Yan Cheung and Ming Chung Liu founded America Chung Nam (ACN) in Los Angeles in 1990. Their vision was to create an innovative company culture based on longterm relationships with stakeholders that would ensure its ongoing success in any economic climate.
Ken graduated cum laude in Government from Harvard University. He was previously a consultant at PwC where he advised leading technology, telecom, and banking companies, and now he oversees corporate development, market strategy, and general management for ACN.
Teresa joined ACN in 1995 and is now our CEO. She has overseen the corporate direction of our global field operations by focusing on strategy, leadership, and innovation ultimately growing ACN into the global titan it is today.
Kevin earned his degree in Financial Management and is CPA certified in China. Formerly CFO for COSCO Container Lines Americas, he started off at ACN in 1998 as a Financial Controller. It was a natural transition for him to take additional responsibilities and become ACN's CFO in 2004.
Sam started with ACN in 1999. He was the RVP for China Sales Department for almost 14 years. Now, as our COO, he ensures our Marketing Team is purchasing the right volume of waste materials for the right price and at the right time.
Eddie Yeung graduated from California State Polytechnic University - Pomona/CA in 1993 and joined ACN the same year. It has been 23 years since he's been with the company and is now the Senior Vice President. He is responsible for the Logistics and Planning departments which include the Booking, Land and Ocean Logistics operations.
Wade is a 25 year veteran of the recovered paper industry and a 1991 graduate of Texas Tech University. Featured as an expert speaker at many industry conferences, Wade's leadership in the business is indicative of ACN's commitment to sound corporate responsibility.
In 2007, ACN Japan K.K. was founded with Faye as vice general manager. In 2013, she also became the managing director of the Asia Pacific Region (overseeing Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and Hong Kong) and became CEO of Tianjin ACN Resources Co., Ltd.
Scott has worked in the paper recyling industry for 27 years. He started his career at materials recovery facilities in Vancouver, before moving into regional and national sales in Canada. After joining ACN in 2002, Scott manages over marketing efforts in the eastern U.S. and Canada.
Johannes has over 20 years of working experience in commercial procurement. He joined ACN in 2012, initially focusing on developing Marketing in continental Europe, the Middle East and Russia. Currently also optimizing our supply chain and service level building a stronger presence of ACN in the European region.
Jessica joined ACN in 2008 with extensive experience managing global imports and other commodities. At ACN, she is based in Southern California and focused on leading the purchasing strategy of recovered paper in the western U.S. and Canada.
With 20 years of experience in the transportation and logistics industry, James joined ACNI in 2016. Before coming to ACN, he has held management and strategic roles for companies such as Maersk, TOTE, NYK, and PLG.
John serves as Financial Controller since 2004. Prior to joining ACN, he was a partner at a Big 4 Accounting Firm for over ten years and provided audit and advisory services to trading, technology and manufacturing companies.