Qun is very experienced in the trade of machinery & equipment and metals sectors and has a deep understanding of the ferrous & non- ferrous metal opportunities. Qun joins Hilco Global most recently from First Connecticut International Co., Ltd. Avon, CT. USA, a company he founded in 1993.
First Connecticut International has successfully purchased and/or brokered millions of dollars of used machinery and equipment from the U.S. and Europe to South Korea and China. Prior to founding his own company, in the early 1990’s Qun served as Sales Director of the Pacific/Asia area at Gavlick Machinery, a Bristol, Connecticut based company. While at Gavlick Machinery Qun successfully expanded the business practice into selling used heavy duty machinery such as used rolling mills, extrusion presses and made sales to Asian countries such as South Korea and China. Qun was recognized as one of the most successful sale executives at the company deliver millions of dollars of net profit to the bottom line. Qun began his career in 1983 as a Project Manager at Toyo Menka Kaisha, LTD. In China, where he helped to expand the companies business into heavy machinery and equipment sales totaling over $200 million US dollars within six years. During his tenure at the company he successfully made sales in China, South Korea and Japan, then later expanded into Europe and the U.S. In 1983 Cheng Quen graduated with a Bachelor in Economics from Beijing United University, Beijing, China. He went on to get his MBA in International Business at J & W University in Providence in 1991.