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Global Sources chairman and CEO receives honorary doctorate

编辑:AG集&# 日期:2019-02-01


Thunderbird presents award to Merle A. Hinrichs during management school's April commencement

HONG KONG, May 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Global Sources' Chairman and CEO Merle A. Hinrichs has received an honorary Doctor of International Law degree from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. The award was presented April 30, 2010, by Thunderbird President Angel Cabrera during the school's graduation ceremony in Glendale, Arizona. Previous awardees include Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, Vaclav Havel, the first president of the Czech Republic and Steve Forbes, chairman and CEO of Forbes.

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A Class of 1965 alumnus of Thunderbird, one of the world's top schools of international business, Hinrichs also delivered the commencement address. "I am very delighted to receive this great honor," he said to open his speech, adding that he was humbled by the distinguished list of previous honorees.

"They have accomplished so much and have contributed generously to their respective communities. I will certainly aspire to bring continued credit and honor to this legacy," Hinrichs saiAAAAAAAA> Hinrichs founded Global Sources (Nasdaq: GSOL) (http://www.globalsources.com ) in 1970, and through perseverance and insight built it into Asia's leading business-to-business media company. His conviction remains that mutually beneficial trade between the East and the West drives global economic prosperity and can engender world peace. Today, Global Sources facilitates trade in the Greater China region of more than 4.5 million products between 253,000 suppliers and 888,000 active international buyers.

About Global Sources

Global Sources is a leading business-to-business media company and a primary facilitator of trade with Greater China. The core business uses English-language media to facilitate trade from Greater China to the world. The other business segment utilizes Chinese-language media to enable companies to sell to, and within Greater China.

The company provides sourcing information to volume buyers and integrated marketing services to suppliers. It helps a community of over 888,000 active buyers source more profitably from complex overseas supply markets. With the goal of providing the most effective ways possible to advertise, market and sell, Global Sources enables suppliers to sell to hard-to-reach buyers in over 240 countries.

The company offers the most extensive range of media and export marketing services in the industries it serves. It delivers information on 4.5 million products and more than 253,000 suppliers annually through 14 online marketplaces, 13 monthly magazines, over 80 sourcing research reports and 17 specialized trade shows which run 55 times a year across 10 cities.

Suppliers receive more than 136 million sales leads annually from buyers through Global Sources Online (http://www.globalsources.com ) alone.

Global Sources has been facilitating global trade for 39 years. Global Sources' network covers more than 60 cities worldwide. In mainland China, Global Sources has about 2,500 team members in more than 40 locations, and a community of over 1 million registered online users and magazine readers for its Chinese-language media.

Global Sources Press Contact in Asia

Camellia So

Tel: +852-2555-5021

Email: cso@globalsources.com

Global Sources Press Contact in U.S.

James W.W. Strachan

Tel: +1-480-664-8309

Email: strachan@globalsources.com

Global Sources Investor Contact in Asia

Suzanne Wang

Tel: +852-2555-4747

Email: investor@globalsources.com

Global Sources Investor Contact in U.S.

Kirsten Chapman & Timothy Dien

Lippert/Heilshorn & Associates, Inc.

Tel: +1-415-433-3777

Email: tdien@lhai.com