Acorn International promotes Jacob A. Fisch to CEO
Mr. Fisch has served as President of Acorn since 2015.
His background includes top executive roles with publicly-listed, global supply chain manager and consumer products giant Li & Fung Limited from 2006 to 2010 and then with its controlling shareholder, the Fung Group, from 2010 to 2012.
Such roles included Director of Corporate Development for the Fung Group, and Senior Vice President – General Counsel for Li & Fung Limited, where he was part of the core leadership team and global head of Legal responsible for Li & Fung's then over 80 offices in over 40 countries.
Mr. Fisch also co-founded leading Hong Kong venture firm, Nest, in 2010, and founded Mile Point Capital Partners in 2011.
In 2013, Mr. Fisch also co-founded and became the non-executive Chairman of Dragon Law, a Hong Kong and Singapore based SaaS technology company.
Prior to these roles and activities, Mr. Fisch was an attorney at leading international law firms in New York City, Hong Kong and Shanghai.
He has been a term member at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York City, a member of the Hong Kong-based Hong Kong Forum, affiliated with the Council on Foreign Relations, and is a member of the Executive Forum, a fifty-person forum for the most senior managers of multinational corporations headquartered in Asia. ■