CBN Management Team
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Russell A. Meade
Russell has over 20 years experience in managing multinational operations in China. He previously served as a Director of the Timex Corporation, and as President of a Swatch Group division where he was responsible for the implementation of China-based manufacturing strategies. As CBN President Russell has served in both as both an advisory and management capacity to a number of successful China-based ventures.
Zheng Wei Tao (Michael)
Vice President - China
Michael is CBN’s senior manager in China. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Automation & Robotics and an MBA, both from Shanghai University. He brings special expertise in the critical area of human resources, and specializes in recruiting, hiring, training, and Chinese employment law. Michael also manages CBN's innovative internship program and manages the Shanghai Technical Business Center.
Russell N. Meade
Director of Operations
Russ received a BA in International Business from Otterbein College, and has lived and worked in Shanghai since 2006. In addition to managing everyday activities of CBN engineers in the Shanghai office, Russ serves as the key interface between our Western and Chinese manufacturing partners. In that capacity he provides cross-cultural education and training to CBN Chinese engineers, Western clients and Chinese manufacturing partners.
Qin Jin Song (Mary)
Sales & Marketing Director - China
Mary holds an MBA in Business Management from the University of Shanghai. She manages CBN’s sales and marketing activities in China on behalf of our Western clients. In that capacity she develops targeted Chinese OEM sales contacts, manages the introduction of the western client to Chinese buyers and coordinates ongoing RFQ and bidding activity.
Shen Bo (Kevin)
Senior Project Manager
Kevin holds a BSc in Engineering from East China Jiaotong University and worked as a senior technician at Schneider Electric where he specialized in tooling repair and maintenance, stamping dies and plastic molds. Kevin is based out of the CBN Shanghai office and acts as Senior Project Manager.
Wang Yuanhao (Sunny)
Senior Supplier Manager
Sunny is in charge of procurement activities in our Shanghai office. He comes to CBN with several years experience in R & D, inspection, project and quality engineering. He also serves as external auditor and is responsible for assisting Chinese suppliers with PPAP and APQP, SPC analysis, FMEA analysis, measurement system analysis, and audits.