We opened our first Chinese office in April last year, and since then the new journey has gained momentum. Now we have just opened our seventh office expanding our presence to get even closer to customers and partners in emerging Asia.
We already have offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Ningbo, Shenzhen, Qingdao and Tianjin. And now Xiamen, located in southeastern China north of Hong Kong, is also on the map, and it will further contribute to the Asian growth, explains Janus Castro Grimnitz, director of LEMAN China:
“When we open another office out here, this time in Xiamen, it will be an important part of our expansion plans in China and in Asia in general. Xiamen is a natural step towards getting even closer to our rapidly growing number of customers and partners, who are increasingly demanding regional expertise. And we would very much like to offer them that,” Janus Castro Grimnitz explains and continues:
“The Xiamen office will also play an important role in the development of our sales work throughout South China. I really see great potential for the entire LEMAN group with this expansion.”
To operate the new office, we have hired Chinese Lucy Chen, who has more than 20 years of experience in the industry and, among others, has worked with MSC, Maersk and COSCO in Fujian Province.
“I feel both excited and lucky to join the LEMAN family. During the preparations, I have been pleasantly surprised at how smart and efficient the collaboration in the company works, and it gives me very high expectations for what we can accomplish together. We have already got off to a good start with some big customers, and I expect significant progress in the coming years,” emphasizes Lucy Chen, Xiamen Branch Manager.
We now have 29 offices around the world and can therefore be even closer to our many customers and partners.