(Shanghai, October 2010) Menlo Worldwide Logistics has appointed Thomas Pan Director of Operations, North Asia. Pan, a native of Guangdong, China, has had extensive industry experience in the China market. "The addition of Thomas to our North Asia management team will advance our commitment to supporting our growth through service, LEAN and operations excellence," says Jess Goldberg, Vice President, Greater China.
Thomas brings more than 17 years' experience in all aspects of value chain management. His previous appointments have been in multicultural and complex business environments of multinational brands. His most recent position was Operations Director of Lee Kum Kee China, prior to which he worked for Wrigley Confectionary Asia Pacific Supply Chain as External Manufacturing (OEM) Director. He has also worked for Fisher Scientific as Logistics Manager for China & Hong Kong, General Manager of Fisher Scientific Guangzhou Operations, and later, for the same organization as Business Development Manager PRC. He began his career at Nestle China Dongguan factory, where he progressed to the position of Purchasing and Logistics Manager.
Thomas holds an MBA from the University of Leicester, in the United Kingdom.
"Thomas' experience and China market knowledge will greatly enhance our China team," says Gary So, Menlo's Managing Director for North Asia. "Thomas brings to Menlo a rare depth of knowledge of the domestic market as well as a breadth of logistics experience that is crucial to supporting our growth in this market."
Menlo Worldwide Logistics (China) Ltd provides professional, top-of-the-line logistics solutions developed with in-depth local knowledge, delivering operationally effective, cost efficient results via a wide-reaching network of offices, warehouses and logistics centers in 110 cities throughout China. Menlo China is a subsidiary of Con-way Inc., the $4.3 billion New York Stock Exchange-listed freight transportation and logistics services company headquartered in San Mateo, California.