Thomas Chen, the chairman of Evergreen Shipping Agency (America) Corp. (EGA) is being transferred to a new role in Taiwan. His successor is Jack Yen, who has been serving as EGA vice chairman.
The announcement was made by Captain S. Y. Kuo, Evergreen Group vice group chairman, who is headquartered in Jersey City, N.J.
Chen has been chairman of EGA since 2007, after serving as president from 2000 to 2007. He has spent a major part of his career with Evergreen involved in activities in the U. S. and Canada and in Taiwan. He joined the ocean carrier in 1974. Before returning to the U.S., he became president of Evergreen International Corp. in 1995.
Yen was named vice chairman of EGA in January 2011, coming from Evergreen Marine Corp., where he had been vice chairman and president since 2007. He joined Evergreen in 1978.