AEC is the boutique of expertise on China
The world is entering an unprecedented period characterized by a new balance between technology strong developed countries and growth rich emerging markets. Among the latter, China has gained legitimacy forged by an impressive expansion over thirty years, carried through ways that are not those of the West.

        Building bridges for companies between China and the West,
                 that is the mission of AEC.


A highly qualified team is deployed around four domains of expertise :

»   Knowing the Chinese specificities
»   Developing strategies for success
»   Negotiating with the Chinese authorities
»   Finding win-win agreements

André Chieng, born in 1953 in Marseille, is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique, the National School of Statistics and Economic Administration and the Political Studies Institute in Paris.
From 1978 to 1980 he taught at the university in Beijing, then returned to France and joined Louis Dreyfus' group which sent him as COO of Brambilla company.
In 1988 he became CEO of Brambilla renamed AEC and moved to Beijing in 2001.
André Chieng is also Vice President of the France-China Committee and Foreign Trade Advisor of France.
He speaks fluent French, Chinese and English and has written several books on China. His story, his career and his duties make him a true expert of Chinese specificities. 

Deputy General Manager
Myriam Geoffroy joined Brambilla in 1971. She first sold equipment to China, which led her to travel there very often. When AEC became Brambilla, she was in charge of helping French companies to settle in China, especially as joint ventures. In 1996, she was appointed Deputy General Manager and has been running the Paris office of AEC since 2003. Her long experience in trade relations between China and France has always been a strong contribution to the success of AEC.

Yung Lemonnier joined AEC in 1992. She took part in sourcing projects by setting up structures of industrial purchasing on behalf of French and European companies. Today her activity is further extended to support the establishment of French companies in China. She coordinates projects of finding Chinese partners or building plants in China. Based Paris, she develops customized strategies in direct relation with the decision-makers of French companies.

LIN Xiaoyu
Special Advisor
Professor Lin Xiaoyu graduated from the University of Foreign Languages of Beijing, where he served as Head of Relations with universities of francophone countries for twenty years and where he has been teaching French for more than thirty years. He was General Secretary of the Chinese Association of French Teachers from 1988 to 1998. He joined AEC in 1995 after conducting academic research at the University of Montreal. The various positions he has taken led him to build a network of strong relations within the Chinese political and administrative institutions, which are the singular advantage of AEC.

Jane FU
General Manager of AEC Shanghai Ltd
Jane FU is a graduate from Henan University of Science and Technology and China European International Business School. She joined AEC in 2000, and is now running the Shanghai office. She has a deep knowledge of the local market, and a strong experience in foreign investment negotiation, business development and management consulting for multinational companies in China.
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