Cotecna China was officially certified as “Multinational Corporation’s Regional Headquarters” by the Shanghai Municipal Government during the Certificating Ceremony on 24 May 2021.
Frank Pan, Vice President of Cotecna North Asia, attended the ceremony in person and was delivered the MNC’s Regional Headquarters Certificate from Zheng Gong, mayor of Shanghai.
“We are very bullish about China’s future development”, said Frank Pan. The certification as “MNC’s regional headquarters” is a very valuable and remarkable recognition for Cotecna’s strong commitment to the Chinese market. To receive the certificate, the company had to meet high standards in terms of investment, corporate social responsibility, and economic contributions. Being certified also brings advantages to Cotecna China in various aspects, such as cutting red tape and expediting the business process to operate locally and smoothly.
Founded in Geneva Switzerland in 1974, Cotecna is the world’s leading testing, inspection, and certification services, provider. With near 150 offices and certified laboratories across over 50 countries, Cotecna’s trusted network of professionals brings trust to supply chains across five key sectors: agriculture, food, metals and minerals, consumer goods and retail, government and trade solutions. Since its debut in China in 2004, Cotecna provides a wide range of services with a presence in all major ports in China, making great contributions to facilitate trade and instil trust. In 2020, Cotecna set up Shanghai as North Asia Headquarters, heralding a new phase of development with China as its platform country.