Who we are

spencermug2Spencer Raymond – Managing Director, co-Founder, Principal
Country Count: 35
Languages: Chinese, German
Spencer leads the Rex Global team, supervising market research, video production and client relations.
Spencer developed a love for international travel while studying abroad in Beijing, China. Rex Global is the product of his dream to make traveling for a living a reality. With a background in journalism and TV/radio production, Spencer has freelanced for live sports broadcasts for networks such as ABC, CBS and ESPN. As a radio journalist, he’s reported nationally for NPR and currently is a host/announcer at Oregon Public Broadcasting, the NPR affiliate in Portland, Ore. Spencer has a dual degree in Broadcast Journalism and Policy Studies, with a minor in Chinese Studies, from Syracuse University.
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stephenmugStephen Hodges – Vice President of Global Strategy, co-Founder
Country Count: 29
Languages: German, Spanish

Stephen provides business consulting, performs market research duties, and aids in client relations.
Stephen is an expert in language, travel, and entrepreneurship, and has a background in both nonprofit and IT. As a businessman, he worked for Mercedes-Benz Trucks in Germany, and for his own business in the United States and Canada. Stephen has worked in Guatemala and Tanzania as a nonprofit coordinator for micro-finance focused education programs with Oregon State University Students in Free Enterprise. Stephen holds degrees from Oregon State University in International Business, Entrepreneurship and International Studies with minors in Political Science and Spanish. He is currently completing his Masters of Arts in Teaching at the University of Portland. Find Stephen: LinkedIn | Twitter


nickmugNick Magaurn – Producer, Camera
Country Count: 17
Nick oversees international video production and related logistics.
Nick has experience behind the camera in a variety of capacities and locations. From capturing earthquake aftermath in Haiti, to fact-finding in West Africa, to producing non-profit appeal videos in his studio in Portland, Nick, and his company, Magaurn Video Media, complement Rex Global and take video possibilities to the next level. Nick has worked closely with several high tech, sportswear, and non-profit groups identifying their video needs and working with them through project completion. He has experience directing and producing live “big screen” shows for fundraising dinners, auctions and similar events. Nick is a graduate of California Lutheran University.
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hansmugHans Wendel – Director of Latin American Operations
Country Count: 16
Languages: Spanish, 
Hans specializes in market research and client relations in Latin America.
During the three years he lived in South America, Hans worked as a translator at a Buenos Aires-based translation office. While a gallery assistant for a Buenos Aires art gallery, Hans served as an interpreter on international business trips, including sales trips to the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Hans’ art has been showcased at his own art shows in several Argentine contemporary art galleries. An art major graduated from Colorado College, Hans also concentrated on Colonial Studies, which focused on Africa, China, and Latin America. Hans is an aficionado of travel, language, and culture with great success networking in foreign countries. Find Hans: LinkedIn


larrymugLarry Chen – Analyst (China)
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Language: Chinese

Larry specializes in market research and client relations in China.
Based in Beijing since 2009, Larry is a China media expert. He’s worked at a variety of China-based media organizations and currently is an Account Executive at a major advertising firm in Beijing. A connoisseur of fashion and Beijing artwork, Larry has a unique grasp on Chinese language, culture and business. Born in Los Angeles, Larry attended Syracuse University earning a degree in International Relations.
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