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Michael Johnsen Joins Arpin as VP Business Development, China

January 22, 2013

Michael Johnsen has joined Arpin International Group in China as vice president of business development. “Michael has over 10 years of successful sales and management experience in the household goods moving and storage industry,” said Bob Sullivan, senior vice president of Arpin Group. “As our new vice president of business development, his proven track record of success and leadership will help us continue to grow our presence and tap new markets in China.”

In his role, Johnsen will be responsible for continuing to develop the Arpin brand and client base in China, while delivering world-class Arpin service to multi-national corporations and their transferees.

Previously, Johnsen was a co-founder and vice president of business development at Dash Brands, a China-based multi-brand, food and beverage retail company, and a business development director at Interdean.Interconex, where he helped set up the company’s office in Beijing in 1997.

Johnsen, who resides in Shanghai, is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and holds an MBA from ESCP Europe in Paris. He may be reached directly at