Li Jing of China Daily, USA, sat down recently with Angela Chao, Deputy Chairman of Foremost Group, in the company’s Manhattan headquarters. Her interview appears in the October 13, 2015 edition of China Daily.
Chao leads the ship management, financings and business strategy for her family’s international shipping business. She shared with Li Jing the story of why she joined Foremost Group, and her life-long love for the world of shipping.
Foremost Group was founded by Angela’s father, Dr. James Chao in 1964. Dr James Si-Cheng Chao, already quite accomplished before leaving his native China, immigrated to America to pursue advanced studies. From its humble beginnings, Foremost Group grew into a highly reputable and respected international shipping company with a modern and energy efficient fleet of modern and young dry bulk carriers.