HAIKOU, China, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Shiner International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BEST) ("Shiner" or the "Company"), an emerging global supplier of packaging solutions for food, tobacco, and consumer products, today announced that it has appointed Adam Liu as Corporate Secretary, effective immediately. In his new role, Mr. Liu will oversee internal communications and documentation for Shiner and its Board of Directors.
Mr. Liu has nearly three decades of international sales, management, communications and project development experience in the U.S. and China. Prior to joining Shiner, he was Executive Manager of Asian market sales at Roymal, Inc., a manufacturer of water-based coating products for the packaging and printing industries. Mr. Liu previously served as a General Manager at Wantong International Corp. and as an ISO Publications Editor and Joint Venture Project Manager for the Changchun Automotive Research Institute at First Automotive Works (FAW). He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Pittsburgh. Mr. Liu will replace Ms. Kathy Zou, who resigned for personal reasons unrelated to the Company.
Qingtao Xing, President and CEO of Shiner, stated: "Adam brings extensive project coordination and corporate communications experience to Shiner, along with a deep knowledge of the Asian packaging market. He has worked closely with large clients in China's food and tobacco industries and is thoroughly familiar with the packaging needs of consumer goods manufacturers. Adam's impressive international business expertise, honed during his years as a sales liaison between the U.S. and China, will be extremely valuable as we work to expand our market presence overseas. We are excited to have him joining us."
About Shiner International, Inc.
Shiner International, Inc. is engaged in the research and development, manufacture and sale of flexible packaging material and advanced film. Its products include coated packaging film, shrink-wrap film, common packaging film, anti-counterfeit laser holographic film and color-printed packaging materials. The Company's products are used by manufacturers in the food and consumer products industry to preserve the texture, flavor, hygiene, and convenience and safety of their products. The Company was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Haikou, China.
Approximately 80% of Shiner's current customers are located in China, with the remainder spanning Southeast Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North America. Shiner holds 16 patents on products and production equipment, and has an additional 10 patent applications pending. The Company's flexible packaging meets U.S. FDA requirements, as well as the requirements for food packaging sold in the EU. Shiner's product manufacturing process is certified under ISO 9001:2000. Additional information on Shiner is available at http://www.shinerinc.com
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