ROSLYN, N.Y - Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd. (NASDAQ: SINO) (“Sino-Global” or the “Company”), a Virginia company engaged in shipping, chartering, logistics and related services, today announced that it has appointed Zhikang “Michael” Huang to the Company’s Board of Directors. Since 2010, Mr. Huang has served as Sino-Global’s Chief Operating Officer and has worked with the Company for over thirteen years. Mr. Huang will replace Anthony S. Chan and will serve the balance of Mr. Chan’s term. Sino-Global’s Board will remain at five members, with three independent directors.

Mr. Lei Cao, Chief Executive Officer of Sino-Global, stated, “We are very pleased to welcome Michael to the Board. His experience and knowledge of the Company will prove valuable as we continue to move forward in our development. “We would like to thank Anthony for his contributions during his tenure with the Company. He has been an effective and influential member of our Board and largely contributed to our return to profitability in his roles as interim CFO and Executive Vice President. We thank him for his service and wish him well in his future endeavors.”

Prior to 2010, Mr. Huang served as a Director of Sino-Global Shipping Australia, for which he oversaw the marketing and regulation operations for the regional division. From 2006 through 2010, Mr. Huang served as our Company’s Vice President, with responsibilities for management of the Company’s international shipping and marketing efforts. From 2004 through 2006, Mr. Huang served as our Company’s Operations Manager, and from 2002 through 2004, he served as an operator with the Company.

Additional Items

  • On November 6, 2015, the Company received notification from The Nasdaq Stock Market stating that for the previous 30 consecutive business days, the bid price of the Company’s common stock had closed below the minimum $1.00 per share requirement for continued inclusion on The Nasdaq Market pursuant to Nasdaq Marketplace Rule 5450(a)(1) (the “Minimum Bid Price Rule”). The letter has no immediate effect on the listing of the Company’s common stock.
  • The Company will issue its Fiscal Year 2016, First Quarter financial results after close of market on Thursday, November 12, 2015.