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Zhang Named Sales and Marketing Manager; Vortex Valves Asia-Pacific Opens in Shanghai

June 22, 2009
Vortex Valves International is pleased to announce the appointment of Tony Zhang as the new sales and marketing manager for Vortex’s Asia-Pacific operations. Tony will oversee Vortex’s new office based in Pudong, Shanghai. Zhang’s experience, education, and core values stood out amongst the 26 candidates interviewed for the position.

“Vortex’s dedication to service on a global scale is further highlighted by the establishment of Vortex Valves Asia-Pacific,” said Travis Young, managing director of Vortex Valves International. “It will help us forge even stronger working relationships with our clients, partners, and agents throughout the region.”

Zhang graduated with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and is currently finishing his MBA. His work experience includes a sales position with Messe Frankfurt, a German trade fair organizer for the consumer goods, textiles, architecture, technology, and design, as well as, automotive technology sectors. His most recent position was as the general manager of China Operations for P/Kaufman, a New York-based textile company.

Over the next few months, Zhang will be focused on establishing the office, developing marketing programs, organizing operational budgets, and learning about Vortex’s products and services.

For more information, visit www.vortexvalvesasia.com.