Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific
James Huang joined Advancion in February 2019 and leads the company’s Customer Application Centers in Shanghai and Singapore, including the Asia Pacific sales, technical service and marketing teams.
Prior to joining Advancion, Huang most recently served as the Greater China Sales Director for paints and coatings for Ashland. In this role, he was responsible for leading solid growth for the business by implementing a customer-centric market approach and optimizing the company’s regional distribution model. Previously, he held the role of China Sales Manager for Ashland’s personal care business, as well as a number of commercial leadership, sales and marketing and technical roles at GE and National Starch, among others.
Huang holds a bachelor’s degree in polymer chemistry from Tianjin University, and an executive M.B.A. from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.