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Senior Leadership

 

 

Jan Borgonjon

President, InterChina

Jan Borgonjon is one of the Founding Partners and President of InterChina, providing overall leadership and strategic direction to the firm. Since founding InterChina in 1994, Mr. Borgonjon's vision and leadership have established InterChina as one of the leading advisory firms in China.

He has been instrumental in closing acquisitions and investments of over USD 1 billion on behalf of clients and continues to advise a large number of multinational corporations on their strategy and operations in China, actively supporting ongoing engagements.

Given his on-the-ground experience in working with Chinese ministries and large companies, he has a particularly strong understanding of the operational practices and dynamics of large Chinese companies and governmental organizations. His specific sector expertise includes automotive, machine tools and industrial equipment as well as food & beverage and healthcare.

Mr. Borgonjon pioneered business education in China during the 1980's as the Director of the China Europe Management Institute (CEMI) in Beijing. He continued along this path as one of the founders, the Chief Negotiator and the first President of the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), China's top ranked business school, where he continues to serve on the Board of Directors.

He was appointed Advisor to the Belgian Minister of Foreign Trade in 1997 and is the Vice Chancellor, Asia for the International Academy of Management. He was elected Vice-President (2002-2004) and Executive Committee member (2004-2006) of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China. He also established the Belgian Business Association in China and is an active member of a large number of trade organizations, including the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in China and the U.S.-China Business Council.

Mr. Borgonjon holds an MBA from Henley Business School, UK and a BA in Chinese Studies from Leuven University, Belgium. Mr. Borgonjon speaks English, Chinese, Dutch, French and Spanish and has been living and working in China for more than thirty years.


Barry Chen

Partner, Head of Corporate Finance

Barry Chen provides overall leadership to InterChina's corporate finance, M&A and investment advisory practice. He is a member of InterChina's Management Committee and he is based in the Shanghai office.

Mr. Chen has over 20 years cross border M&A, corporate finance, and strategic planning experience in the infrastructure/logistics, consumer goods, healthcare, chemical, financial services, technology, automotive, and other general manufacturing and service sectors. He led and advised on over 200 acquisitions and divestitures in China, the United States, Canada, Asia Pacific, and European regions, with over 50 successful completions.

Prior to InterChina, Mr. Chen was with PwC, and UPS, working in the function of corporate finance and M&A. He has long time collaboration with global leading investment banking firms. He has extensive experience in deal origination, evaluating cross border acquisitions and divestitures in a strategic context, and understands the complexity in structuring, valuing, and integrating the acquired companies. He is an experienced negotiator, and has extensive senior level contacts and origination capacity. He has advised some of the largest companies in the world on growth strategies, capital raising, divestitures and M&A transactions in China.

Mr. Chen graduated from Zhongnan University Wuhan with a BA degree in Economics and Law. He also holds an MBA degree from the Asian Institute of Management.


Eduardo Morcillo

Managing Partner

Eduardo Morcillo is a Managing Partner. He is a co-chair of the InterChina's Management Committee and is based in the Beijing office.

Before his current position, he was in charge of InterChina's M&A Advisory Practice and later of its Business Development activities.

Mr. Morcillo has been in China for more than a 15 years and specializes in cross-border M&A, corporate finance, and strategic planning. He is an experienced negotiator and has developed extensive senior-level contacts and deal origination capacity. He has been directly involved in more than 38 transactions projects connecting China with Asia, EU and USA corporations. He has coordinated a strong corporate finance team that has closed more than 165 transactions over the past 20 years, accumulating over USD 6 billion in value.

In parallel with his advisory experience, Mr. Morcillo is a former Executive Committee member of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, as well as a former member of the Board of Directors for IMAP, a leading global M&A Organization.. He has served as Executive Committee Member and Chairman of the EU-China Trade & Investment Group, Vice Chairman of the Spanish Chamber in China and is an associate professor in two Business Schools (IE and Cheung Kong Business School). Eduardo is a Board of Director advisor to several China and international joint venture companies.

Mr. Morcillo is a Spanish national educated in the USA, UK and Spain. He holds an MBA from IESE Business School, an MSc in International Finance from Newcastle Upon Tyne University, and a BA in Law from UCIII, Madrid.


Huang Qingbo

Partner

Huang Qingbo is a Partner and a member of InterChina's Management Committee. He is based in the Shanghai office and has been with the firm for more than 15 years.

Mr. Huang has over 20 years experience in consulting, foreign investment advisory, marketing and trading, covering food & beverage and the industrial sector, particularly, chemicals, oil & gas, machinery, autos, railway and components. He has extensive experience structuring large transactions and is involved in complex projects, mainly in the areas of M&A, WFOE & JV establishment, and technology transfer. He has also been involved in corporate lobbying, market entry study and target search initiatives.

Mr. Huang Qingbo graduated from Beijing University with a BA degree in Science, and he also holds an MBA degree from China Europe International Business School (CEIBS).