Thursday, March 4, 2010

Evergreen Marine Promotes Three Key Execs

Taipei, Taiwan-based ocean carrier Evergreen Marine Corporation (Taiwan) Ltd. has reshuffled its upper management with the promotion of three top executives.

President Jack Yen has been promoted to Vice Chairman, Captain C.J. Wang, Chief Executive Vice President, has been promoted to the position of President, and Anchor Chang, Executive Vice President of International Business Division, was promoted to Chief Executive Vice President.

The promotions were formally announced following the Feb. 26 meeting of the firm's board of directors.

Jack Yen, a 32-year veteran of Evergreen, has served in numerous executive positions during his tenure including President of Evergreen Star Hong Kong Ltd and president of Evergreen Deutschland GMBH. He was promoted to President of Evergreen Marine Corporation (Taiwan) in 2007.

Captain C.J. Wang began his 34-year career with Evergreen serving as a third officer, moving up to captain in 1986. During his shore-side tenure with the carrier he has served in various management positions including stretches in the top management of Evergreen Container Terminal (Thailand) Limited and as Executive Vice President of Corporate Operation Division. He was promoted to Chief Executive Vice President in 2009.

Anchor Chang joined Evergreen Marine in 1986, serving over the years in New York, Dallas, London and Taipei in positions from deputy manager to Junior Vice President. He was promoted to Senior Vice President in 2003, Executive Vice President in 2006 and Executive Vice President of International Business Division in 2007.