Merle A. Hinrich established the Hinrich Foundation with the mission of promoting sustainable global trade
. It advances its objective by supporting trade career development, offering export trade assistance, and fostering international trade research.
As Founder, Chief Executive Officer and now Executive Chairman of trade media company Global Sources (NASDAQ: GSOL)
, Mr. Hinrich has dedicated his life and the activities of the company to advancing sustainable global trade. In particular, Global Sources has provided trade marketing services to tens of thousands of producers from across Asia and Greater China over the last 45 years, through its trade media, online services and trade shows.
Through the endeavors of the Hinrich Foundation, we are able to extend his lifelong work in trade and human development into areas best served by a philanthropic organization.