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Aug 12, 2021

HF Foods Group appoints general counsel

Christine Chang joining company from Boyd Gaming

Nasdaq-listed HF Foods Group has hired Christine Chang as general counsel and chief compliance officer, effective September 8. She will report jointly to HF Foods CEO Peter Zhang and board chair Russell Libby.

Chang most recently worked at Boyd Gaming, which she joined in 2020 and where she is vice president for legal affairs, labor relations and litigation. Before that, she worked at Caesars Entertainment in Las Vegas, where she held several positions of increasing responsibility, her last role being vice president and chief counsel for litigation.

Chang began her legal career as an associate at Dentons in New York City.

HF Foods is a food distributor to Chinese or other Asian restaurants across the southeast, Pacific and Mountain West regions of the US.

Zhang says in a statement: ‘We are delighted to have Christine join our executive team. She will be a trusted adviser to the team on all legal matters, and we will benefit from her expertise as we build and strengthen our compliance programs.’

Libby says in announcing the move: ‘[W]e are thrilled to have Christine join the company. I look forward to working with her on board matters, including our continuous review and improvement of our governance processes.’


Ben Maiden

Ben Maiden is the editor-at-large of Governance Intelligence, an IR Media publication, having joined the company in December 2016. He is based in New York. Ben was previously managing editor of Compliance Reporter, covering regulatory and compliance...