Fisher International Appoints Two to Asian Region

June 7, 2011 (Press Release) - Fisher International, Inc. expanded its presence in Asian countries with the appointment of Amy ‘Yuanyuan’ Chu and Neo ‘Ziniu’ Wu to the region. Amy and Neo represent one of the initial steps of Fisher’s Asian expansion initiatives and commitment for increased local presence in support of their product improvement.

"These appointments mark the next step in our emerging market strategy and will help propel Fisher’s penetration in Asia. I am extremely pleased to have Amy and Neo join Fisher to bolsters our already strong research, client support, and product management teams in Asia to better support our clients and FisherSolve™ users in the region” said Stanley Okoro, General Manager of Fisher International.

Amy will work in the product management group on FisherSolve™ Cost benchmarking. Amy has over three years of experience working in global pulping and paper consulting collecting and analyzing production asset data specifically modeling cash cost and asset competitive benchmarking in Asia Pacific. Amy has a Bachelor of Science degree in Pulp and Papermaking Engineering from Nanjing Forestry University and a Master of Science degree in Pulp and Papermaking Engineering from South China University of Technology.

Neo will provide client support and share responsibility for our data research and quality in Asia. Neo has experience in the global pulp and paper industry collecting and analyzing asset data, researching bio-refinery auto-hydrolysis of wood chips before pulping, binuclear manganese catalyst in final peroxide bleaching of softwood Kraft pulp, and on kinetics and mechanisms of chlorine dioxide bleaching. Neo has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical engineering from Nanjing Forestry University, a Master of Science degree in pulp and paper technology and international business strategy degree from Helsinki University of Technology.

The addition of Amy and Neo demonstrate Fisher’s commitment to consistently maintaining a high standard of data quality worldwide. Amy and Neo are both in Connecticut thru June obtaining training and getting acquainted with Fisher’s systems and processes, and meeting the team members with whom they will work.

For over 25 years Fisher International, Inc. (www.fisheri.com) has supported the Pulp and Paper Industry with business intelligence. Fisher International has helped clients address business issues with a mixture of extensive data, tools, and consulting. Fisher International's method has allowed clients to make their own decisions more often, more effectively and at lower-cost than with traditional consulting.

SOURCE: Fisher International