John P. Chen
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Chen is Chief Operating Officer for Hilco Global. Headquartered in metropolitan Chicago, Hilco Global is a leading international financial services company focused on monetization, valuation and advisory work. Hilco Global is a privately held company that has completed billions of dollars of transactions during its history. Mr. Chen is responsible for all operations and finances of the company and chairs the investment committee. Prior to joining Hilco, Mr. Chen worked for Tang Industries, a large privately held, company primarily focused on metals-related manufacturing and distribution. During his 20 years with Tang, Mr. Chen served in a variety of positions including: Chief Financial Officer with financial and strategic oversight of over 30 business units: and President of a $400 million Tier One automotive supplier of suspension, structural and impact systems to most of the major OEMs in North America. Prior to joining Tang Industries, Mr. Chen worked at for 8 years at PepsiCo, Inc., Pepsi-Cola International and Frito-Lay.
Mr. Chen received his MBA (Beta Gamma Sigma) in Finance from Columbia Business School and his BA (Honors) from Swarthmore College.