Mei-Chan Duan is a Board Member at AAPA and previously held various Executive and Management positions in Finance, Procurement and Human Resources at IBM (retired). She worked 31 years of service with the company, including 16 years in US and 15 years in Asia (Hong Kong for 9 years, Shanghai for 2 years and Tokyo for 4 years). She previously managed the Global Procurement Organization – Asia Pacific, with over 500 employees in 16 countries. She initiated and launched a Global Leadership Development Program for IBM Integrated Supply Chain organization. She was an IBM certified Leadership Training instructor and has mentored employees in US, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific.
Ms. Duan, on behalf of IBM, received the Supplier Diversity Program Award in White House (2006) and was a guest speaker at ISM’s Inaugural Women Executive Supply Management Summit (2009). In 2011, she received the President’s Volunteer Service Award from the White House. Ms. Duan has a MA degree in Mass Communication from Purdue University, Indiana.