David Chan is co-founder of ebc global corp, a vertical textile-converting firm based in Taipei, Taiwan, and president of ebc corp, its sales and marketing arm based in New York.
After receiving his bachelor’s degree from the University of California in Berkeley, David moved to Los Angeles, where he began his garment career working in quality control at Hartog, California. There, he gained experience with all aspects of men’s clothing production, moving on to work for companies such as Catalina swimwear/sportswear, hand-knit sweater company Mackinaw, and silk company Arnold Goldberg Enterprise. He eventually made his way to Guess Inc, where he oversaw all overseas production, and finally his own company, Fairway International, a garment exporter to Japan.
In 1994, he joined Standtex, a major textile converter in Taiwan and spearheaded and multiply their business volume in the U.S.. In 2000, he teamed up with Stephen Hsiu to found ebc and moving to New York to head its sales and marketing operations.
Stephen Hsiu is co-founder of ebc global corp, where he directs and oversees the company’s Taiwan-based operations, including fabric development and production. After graduating from Fu Jen University in his native country of Taiwan, he worked for leading garment/agent company Bond Trading Co. Ltd, where he was able to gain extensive experience in textile and garment production.
In 1991, he accepted a position at Nan Shan Insurance, where within four years he advanced to become their top sales executive. He returned to the garment industry in 1995, taking charge of overseas operations for major textile from Standtex Co. Ltd. During his five-year tenure there, he travelled widely to expand the company’s clientele and liaise between garment manufacturers in Asia and the company’s U.S. office.
In 2000, he partnered with David Chan to start ebc corp, a venture fueled by their shared vision, passion, and dedication to loyal business practices.