Who We Are
Who We Are
Aerial view of a leather tannery drum. The hides soak in large drums for removing the remaining dirt, salt, or other materials.
At Global Leather Intelligence, we are dedicated to providing the finest service to meet our customers' diverse demands.
From initial sourcing and selecting to final processing and delivery, everything we do is designed around your specific programs. Furthermore, we take on the responsibility to select the best quality hides for you according to your needs.
Meet The Team
Collaborating with our industry experts every step of the way, you can rest assured that you will always get the finest quality products, whenever and wherever you want them.
Robert Hein
CEO
With 46 years of experience in the tanning industry, Robert has supplied many major brands and prestigious customers around the world. During his career, he contributed to building a total of 11 wet blue tanneries, equipped with high tech automated machinery to produce high standard wet blue. He and his team have been working together over 20 years.
Hiroshi Terakado
Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing
Hiroshi has 20 years of experience in sales and marketing of wet blue leather, servicing major brands in various industries including shoes & handbags, and auto leather manufacturers. He expertly advises his customers on the right type of material to be used for their production, in order for them to reduce both waste and costs.
Kenneth Wong
Senior Vice President
With 16 years of experience in the industry, Kenneth also inherits knowledge from his family background, who has been involved in the business for 40 years as a leading leather industry supplier. He has accumulated a range of expertise in the industry, working on the implementation of systems and controls to run smoother operations, as well as developing markets and businesses throughout Asia, to better support customers' needs.
Meet The Team
Collaborating with our industry experts every step of the way, you can rest assured that you will always get the finest quality products, whenever and wherever you want them.
Robert Hein
CEO
With 46 years of experience in the tanning industry, Robert has supplied many major brands and prestigious customers around the world. During his career, he contributed to building a total of 11 wet blue tanneries, equipped with high tech automated machinery to produce high standard wet blue. He and his team have been working together over 20 years.
Hiroshi Terakado
Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing
Hiroshi has 20 years of experience in sales and marketing of wet blue leather, servicing major brands in various industries including shoes & handbags, and auto leather manufacturers. He expertly advises his customers on the right type of material to be used for their production, in order for them to reduce both waste and costs.
Shaun Gleeson
Global Technical Manager
Shaun is a 42-year veteran in the industry, with years of experience developing wet blue processes. His work consists of setting up and managing the system to monitor all the physical properties of wet blue leather, collecting and analyzing data to ensure industry standard.
Kenneth Press
Global Tanning Engineer
Ken has spent the past 45 years perfecting all the tanning machinery aspects to improve quality and productivity. He has led the way in automating and managing logistics for wet blue tanneries to develop a state of the art equipment and system to meet the design capacity in the most efficient way.
Kenneth Wong
Senior Vice President
With 16 years of experience in the industry, Kenneth also inherits knowledge from his family background, who has been involved in the business for 40 years as a leading leather industry supplier. He has accumulated a range of expertise in the industry, working on the implementation of systems and controls to run smoother operations, as well as developing markets and businesses throughout Asia, to better support customers' needs.
Where We Are
Where We Are
Front view of a tannery factory. The quality hides are ready to ship and deliver to the customers.
We source the best raw materials around the world and process them at our facilities.
Hong Kong
Global Corporate Head Quarter
Thailand
Wet Blue Tanning and Distribution warehousing
Mexico
Wet Blue Tanning and Distribution warehousing
Situated in the heart of Asia, the largest tanning area in the world, we are able to work efficiently with much shorter delivery times.