On November 6, local time in London, UK, at the special invitation of Ms. Elise Rasmussen, Chairman of the British Tobacco Manufacturing Industry Union, Mr. Yao Jide, Chairman of the Electronic Cigarette Professional Committee of the China Electronics Chamber of Commerce/Chairman of Hangsen Group, Ao Weinuo, Secretary-General of the Electronic Cigarette Special Committee, Mr. Yao Haoyu, CEO of Hangsen, attended the annual dinner of the Tobacco Pipe Makers and Tobacco Blenders Industry Union on behalf of the Electronic Cigarette Professional Committee of the China Electronics Chamber of Commerce (ECCC).
(Second from right: Mr. Yao Jide, First from right: Mr. Yao Haoyu)
The trade union, established in 1619, has grown into one of the most influential charities in the UK. The dinner was held at The Mansion House, the official residence of the Mayor of London. More than 200 guests attended, including representatives of the British tobacco industry such as Nicholas Lyons (Lord Mayor of the city of London), Philip Morris International, British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco, and Hangsen Group.
ECCC is the first Chinese e-cigarette industry representative to attend the dinner in its long history. As the chairman unit of ECCC, Hangsen has attracted much attention. At the dinner, Mr. Yao Jide and John Dunne had an in-depth discussion on the international electronic cigarette industry trends and compliance regulatory support.
(Mr. Yao Jide and Mr. John Dunne)
Mr. Yao Haoyu actively engaged with individuals from diverse backgrounds, including regulatory authorities, renowned businesses, research institutions, and members of parliament within the British tobacco industry. He introduced them to the innovative and developmental trends of China's e-cigarette industry while emphasizing that Hangsen will continue to comply with the production policy of "compliance + innovation + harm reduction." Hangsen intends to leverage its professional expertise to work with representatives and manufacturers worldwide to develop and integrate together to enhance and succeed in the industry.
(Mr. Yao Haoyu and Mr. John Dunne)
The annual dinner is of great significance to Hangsen, as it highlights the international rise and development of Chinese e-cigarette companies. Hangsen will continue to carry out and participate in a series of important industry exchange activities in the international market, providing full support and services for our partners to expand their international markets. In the future, we will continue to be committed to promoting the sustainable development of the industry, actively participating in industry supervision and compliance policy formulation, and promoting the standardized development of the industry. We believe that only through continued efforts and cooperation can we jointly create a healthier, more reliable and sustainable market.