GUANGZHOU, China, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sino Agro Food, Inc. (OTCBB: SIAF.OB), an emerging integrated, diversified agriculture technology and organic food company (the "Company") with its principal operations located throughout the Peoples Republic of China ("PRC"), is pleased to announce the addition of both Mr. Nils-Erik Sandberg and Mr. George Yap Koi Ming to the Company's Board of Directors starting January 1, 2013.
Mr. Sandberg, 73, has been President of the Jordan Fund, a Swedish investment group network since 1990. Mr. Sandberg also currently holds a position as an adviser for Gustavia Energy and Commodities Fund, formerly known as the Stockpicker JF Commodity Energy Fund , since 2008.
Mr. Sandberg previously was founder and CEO of Hydrocarbon International HCI AB, a publicly traded Swedish oil Company, from 1986 – 1993; founder and CEO of Grauten Oil AB, a publicly traded Swedish oil company from 1986 – 1993; and director for International Petroleum Corporation, predecessor of Lundin Oil, later Lundin Petroleum, which trades on both the NASDAQ-OMX and TSX exchanges.
Mr. Yap, 60, is a practicing international chartered accountant with over 30 years standing. His international experience has covered Australia-NZ, United Kingdom- Europe, Malaysia – ASEAN, China and Hong Kong.
Mr. Yap has been the managing principal of K M Yap & Company, a sole proprietary firm of Chartered Accountancy in NSW, Sydney since 1990. He has been managing director of Brenna Investments Pty Ltd. since 1998 and has held the position of Public Interest Director (non-executive) for the Federation of Investment Managers Malaysia, in Malaysia since 2010.
Mr. Yap specializes in strategic business plans, registering listings on stock exchanges, international banking, financial management, risk management, financial reporting, auditing, financial management, investment management, and providing corporate finance solutions in terms of sourcing finance, as well as cornerstone investors in IPOs, Reverse Mergers, and Takeovers.
ABOUT SINO AGRO FOOD, INC.
Sino Agro Food, Inc. ("SIAF") (http://www.sinoagrofood.com) is an integrated, diversified agricultural technology and organic food company focused on developing, producing and distributing agricultural products in the Peoples Republic of China. The Company intends to focus on meeting the increasing demand of China's rising middle class for gourmet and high-quality food items. Current lines of business include the manufacture and distribution of beef and lamb products, fish products, bio-organic fertilizer, stock feed and cash crops.
Not a Broker/Dealer or Financial Advisor
Sino Agro Food, Inc. is not a Registered Broker/Dealer or a Financial Advisor, nor does it hold itself out to be a Registered Broker/Dealer or Financial Advisor. All material presented in this press release, on the Company's website or other media is not to be regarded as investment advice and is only for informative purposes. Readers should verify all claims and conduct their own due diligence before investing in Sino Agro Food, Inc.
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No Offer of Securities
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FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS
This release contains certain "forward-looking statements" relating to the business of SIAF and its subsidiary companies, which can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "estimates," "believes," "anticipates," "intends," expects" and similar expressions. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to be materially different from those described herein as anticipated, believed, estimated or expected. Certain of these risks and uncertainties are or will be described in greater detail in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements are based on SIAF's current expectations and beliefs concerning future developments and their potential effects on SIAF. There can be no assurance that future developments affecting SIAF will be those anticipated by SIAF. These forward-looking statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties (some of which are beyond the control of the Company) or other assumptions that may cause actual results or performance to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. SIAF undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required under applicable securities laws.
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