Grain and corn company Deyu Agriculture Corp has appointed Greg Chen as CEO.

Chen replaces Jianming Hao with immediate effect following his resignation. He previously held the position of president of Deyu. Director Jan Poulsen will take the role of president.

“We thank Jianming for his contribution to Deyu. He worked hard to lead the company through challenging periods,” said executive director Mr. Hong Wang. “Jianming will remain on the company’s board and serve as chairman where he will stay closely involved through the transition to impart his knowledge and experiences in the industry.”