CPG Management

Mr. Michael De Clercq – CEO

Mr. Michael De Clercq is the founder and CEO of China Performance Group. He has been active in China sourcing since 1975.

In 1978, Mr. De Clercq founded the parent company TransContinental Trade & Finance Corp with offices in Beijing and New Jersey.

Mr. De Clercq brings over 30 years of hands-on experience to CPG and has been personally involved in all aspect of China supply chain management, from contract negotiations to setting up quality control structures, from strengthening supply chain management to securing better financial terms. He contributes his long China experience to all levels of the sourcing and supply chain management.

Mr. De Clercq speaks English, Mandarin, French and Italian fluently.

Ms. Delianne De Clercq – COO

Ms. Delianne De Clercq is a founding partner of China Performance Group and of its parent TransContinental Trade & Finance Corp.

In 1992, Ms. De Clercq became the Chief Operating Officer of China Performance Group. She is also on the board of the parent company, TransContinental Trade & Finance Corp.

An architect by training, Ms. De Clercq was born in Beijing and spent many years in Australia and the USA. Her extensive knowledge of the China sourcing process is drawn from over 20 years of experience as a buyer and manager of sourcing programs.

Ms. De Clercq speaks Mandarin and English fluently.

Mr. David De Clercq – Development Manager

Mr. David De Clercq has been working with CPG since 2008. As an Operations Manager at CPG’s Beijing office he was involved in different facets of the business including Finance, Processing, Quality Control, and Human Resources. Currently he is based in the US office and managing business development and marketing.

Mr. David De Clercq graduated from Rutgers University with a dual degree in Economics and Psychology.

He is fluent in English, Mandarin, and Italian and conversant in French.

Mr. Philippe Majer – Director Europe Operations

Mr. Philippe Majer first developed business with CPG in 1979 during his first visit to China.  He has maintained contact with CPG management ever since.

A management consultant by training, Mr. Majer specializes in SMEs and supervises CPG’s operations in Europe and is based in Brussels.

Mr. Majer speaks French, English and is conversant in Dutch.

Mr. Michael Zhang – Business Intelligence Manager

Mr. Zhang has been with CPG for over 10 years and manages the research and analysis department.

Mr. Zhang is proficient in market research, competitive analysis and sales and marketing planning. He has special experience in the field of machinery, building and construction materials, and environmental products.

He is fluent in English and his native language is Mandarin.

Mr. Evan Xu – Sourcing Manager Merchandising

Mr. Evan Xu is CPG’s Sourcing Manager. He performs a wide range of functions in this position, including product research, vendor relations, factory audits, supply chain analysis and logistics.

He maintains a large network of contacts and relationships in different parts of China with a focus on constantly improving the efficiency and quality of CPG’s services.

Mr. Evan Xu is a well known consumer goods sourcing expert in China. He has been with China Performance Group since 1993.

Mr. Daniel Xie – Sourcing Manager

Daniel Xie is a Sourcing Manager at CPG. He has over 18 years of trade and sourcing experience.
He holds an MBA from Peking University and a BA in Biochemical Engineering from Shanghai Jiatong Univeristy.

His native language is Mandarin and he is fluent in English

Ms. Jane Feng – Sourcing Team Leader

Ms. Jane Feng has been working with multinational companies since 2005, specializing in mechanical parts, building materials, and the power industry. Ms. Feng has worked as a Sourcing Team Leader and project manager since 2007.

Ms. Jane Feng graduated from OEC University in Beijing with a concentration in English and Public Relations.

She is fluent in English and her native language is Mandarin.