Vancouver, BC, April 29, 2019, Upco International Inc. (CSE: UPCO) (OTCQB: UCCPF) (FSE: U06) (“Upco”) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mr. Kim Ying Lee as the Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Mr. Kim Ying Lee is a senior advisor to small and mid-size companies in the industrial and technology industries. He has extensive Board level experience working with public and private companies in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and North America/Caribbean. He has extensive experience in five industries: (1) consulting (i.e. hospitality, transportation, technical industries and management buyouts), (2) plastic packaging materials, (3) food processing, (4) financial brokerage and asset management and (5) real estate development and construction.
He has developed and implemented turnaround and growth strategies for medium-sized companies. Mr Lee has been strategically as well as operationally involved with sales, marketing, production, logistics, financial, legal, tax and human resource issues. He also hired new management teams and handled bank credit lines and negotiated with trade unions. Furthermore he implemented several times new financial, logistics and management information systems. He has a Master Degree in Economics from the University of Amsterdam and a Master Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Chicago.
Mr. Andrea Pagani, CEO and President of Upco, commented, “we are pleased to have Mr. Lee join our team and look forward to working with him as we grow Upco.”