SHANGHAI, People’s Republic of China – DTS8 Coffee Company, Ltd. announced yesterday the appointment of Alexander Liang as the new chairman of its Board of Directors, effective May 6, 2014. Mr. Liang was appointed a director of the Company on January 20, 2012, and succeeds Sean Tan, the current chief executive officer and shareholder of the Company.
Mr. Liang stated: “I will be directing the management team to grow revenues with new brand initiatives for roasted coffee to better leverage the ‘DTS8 Coffee’ brand name, and establishing and optimizing the green bean sale and distribution networks in China.”
Mr. Sean Tan, CEO of DTS8 Coffee, stated: “Mr. Liang brings significant experience and fresh ideas that will enhance our strategic development plans in China. He has a deep understanding of our business, operations and growth strategies in China.”
DTS8 Coffee Company, Ltd. (“DTS8”) is a purveyor of gourmet roasted coffee in China. DTS8 roasts, markets and wholesales the “DTS8 Premium,” “Single Origin Premium,” “Don Manuel,” and “Private Label” brands in Shanghai and other areas of China.
DTS8 coffees are well regarded by consumers for their consistency and special flavor characteristics, and are sold through distribution channels reaching consumers at restaurants, multi-location coffee shops and offices.