Pewaukee, WI—Harken Yacht Equipment announced today the appointment of Alan Lan as Harken’s certified representative in China. As founder and president of Sunrise Marineware Limited, Lan will work closely with Harken to expand the company’s presence in China’s fast –growing sailboat industry.
“We couldn’t think of a better fit than Alan and Harken Yacht Equipment,” explained company founder Peter Harken. “His professionalism, and extensive knowledge of the Chinese marine industry make him the ideal representative to introduce Harken products and to expand the company’s presence in China.”
Before founding Sunrise, Lan served as the China sales manager for a UK-based marine company. He has a degree in marketing from the University of New South Wales, Australia, and a degree in Software Development from the Information Technology Institution, NSW Australia. Lan is fluent in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin.
Harken, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and distributor of innovative sailboat hardware and accessories. Headquartered in Pewaukee, Wisconsin, Harken manufactures in the USA and Italy. Its network includes offices in 48 countries, with group offices located in Australia, France, Italy, New Zealand, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States (Rhode Island, California, and Florida).