Kern Kwong, Ph.D. becomes Chairman – Asia Pacific of Janas Associates

Kern Kwong, Ph.D. becomes Chairman – Asia Pacific of Janas Associates – 1/2/2007

Kern Kwong has been promoted to Chairman – Asia Pacific of Janas Associates, Investment Bankers and Consultants. Dr. Kwong joined Janas Associates in January 2004 as a Managing Director.

“During the last three years, Kern has been instrumental in the development of the Janas Associates investment banking and consulting practices in China and Hong Kong. His broader role will provide the Firm with the opportunity to serve clients in those venues and Chinese owned business in the United States, “ said Carter Freeman, Chairman of Janas Associates.

Kern conceived, designed and implemented the California State University Los Angeles program to provide Executive Management Training for middle management employees of State-Owned Enterprises (SOE’s) in the People’s Republic of China. He directed the training of several thousand students, many of whom are now senior corporate executives.

Dr. Kwong is a tenured professor in the School of Business and Economics at California State University, Los Angeles.