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Simon Xia

Simon Xi is General Manager – China and a member of the Product Authority Team of Vertex, Metroflor/Halstead’s international division. Simon is based in Shanghai and is the company’s China – US Liaison on audits, product certifications, sustainability, customer relations and quality control. He coordinates product testing, audits and certifications, sustainability, and resolution of customer quality issues. With 20+ years’ experience in product quality management, he has engaged Elegant Plastics in the NSF 332 certification of two products for the Metroflor/Halstead.

Simon holds a bachelor’s degree in Heat Energy Device and Equipment and an MBA from China Europe International Business School. He worked for several multi-national companies before joining Vertex in the product quality field. He served as Black Belt for two years at Honeywell Global Shared Services’ Shanghai office and two years at Philips Lighting China Sourcing Office, training and certifying Green Belts in the organizations.