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China Merchants appoints new chairman

Chinese state-owned multi-sector conglomerate China Merchants Group has announced that it has appointed Miao Jianmin as its new chairman, replacing Li Jianhong who will retire.

Miao comes from an insurance backgroud, having served as chairman of PICC and vice chairman of China Taiping Insurance Holdings, before joining China Merchants.

Hong Kong-based China Merchants Group mainly engages in the businesses of transportation, financial investment and real estate. The group runs the world’s largest VLCC fleet.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.
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