Eastern Promise West

Oct 20, 2019, 09:00 PM
Asian family enterprises are enduring. With one foot in the west and other in the east, IMC Industrial's Yuelin Yang describes the quirks of managing a conglomerate in a global economy. Listen now!

As deputy group managing director of IMC Industrial – a conglomerate that began as a transportation business along the banks of the Huangpu River in Shanghai in 1904 – Yuelin Yang offers his views on world trade and the contrasting characteristics of western and eastern family enterprises. IMC Industrial is an integrated maritime and industrial solutions provider in bulk shipping, industrial logistics, chemical transportation, marine engineering, and palm oil plantations. In his role as deputy group managing director, Mr. Yang is also responsible for multi-family office affairs, the Family Business Network program committee, and IMC Group’s investments. He has been with IMC since 1995 in various senior roles. Prior to joining IMC, Mr. Yang was a member of Office of the Chairman Stan Shih and associate general counsel at Acer Computers in California and Taiwan. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University and a JD from Stanford Law School.