Daily News: May 30, 2014

Hilco Names Chen Chief Operating Officer

Hilco Global announced that John P. Chen has been appointed chief operating officer, a new position within the holding company. Chen previously served as chief financial officer and will continue to report to Jeffrey B. Hecktman, chairman and CEO of Hilco Global in this new capacity.

Effective immediately, Chen will assume responsibility for the company’s operations in order to enhance growth, execute business plans and deliver maximum value for our clients. Chen will work closely with the operating company CEO’s, the executive management team and our partners to further improve performance, strengthen integration, and help to continue the current growth path and success of the Hilco Global platform.

“John is a seasoned and trusted leader who consistently delivers results. He is uniquely qualified to drive the strategic prioritization and direction of Hilco Global, with a laser-focus on operational excellence,” said Jeffrey B. Hecktman, chairman and CEO, Hilco Global. “I have tremendous confidence in John’s ability to implement leading operational practices and fuel growth within the 20+ operating companies within the Hilco Global organization.”