John P. Chen

John P. Chen

Chief Operating Officer – Hilco Global

jchen@hilcoglobal.com

Mr. Chen is Chief Operating Officer at Hilco Global and is responsible for the operations and finances of the company. Mr. Chen chairs the Hilco Global investment committee and is a member of its board of directors. Mr. Chen was an integral contributor to the acquisition and development of Tradepoint Atlantic and the formation of Hilco’s strategic and financial partnership with CDPQ.

Prior to joining Hilco Global, 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. Previously, Mr. Chen worked for 8 years at PepsiCo, Inc., Pepsi-Cola International and Frito-Lay.

Mr. Chen is a member of the Board of Managers for Swarthmore College and the Executive Advisory Board for the Chemistry of Life Processes Institute at Northwestern University. Mr. Chen received his MBA (Beta Gamma Sigma) from Columbia Business School and his BA (Honors) from Swarthmore College.