DuPont Announces New ASEAN Leadership Team
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 11, 2016 – Today, DuPont announced changes to its regional leadership team for Malaysia and other ASEAN countries as the company continues to drive growth in this region.
Mr. Jim Guo has been appointed Group Managing Director for DuPont ASEAN, in addition to his existing role of Managing Director for DuPont Indonesia, appointed late last year. Jim joined DuPont in 1995, and brings broad strategic and business management expertise to his expanded leadership role.
In addition to Jim’s appointment, Ms. Farra Tirana Siregar, Mr. Kelvin Tan Boon Chai, Mr. Sittideth Sriprateth and Mr. Vu Tran Thanh were named as managing directors for the respective DuPont organization in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar and Vietnam. Mr. Ramon S. Abadilla and Mr. Saravuth Tuot will continue to serve as managing director for The Philippines and Cambodia, respectively.
“The new leadership team brings business and management expertise, supported by a deep understanding of science and technology, to help DuPont drive customer engagement and business growth for the DuPont ASEAN region now and into the future.” said Mr. Tony Su, president, DuPont Asia Pacific.
“Mr. Hsing Ho, Mr. Ong Ewe Hock, Dr. Somchai Laohverapanich and Mr George Santoso have provided strong leadership in driving the company’s growth in the region. We are grateful for their innumerable contributions to DuPont and their own country and community,” added Tony.
DuPont is present in eight ASEAN countries and has operated in the region since 1973. The company’s top growth potentials in ASEAN lie in several market segments including agriculture (seed, crop protection), oil palm and derivatives, food, oil & gas, electronics, renewable energy and automotive products. ASEAN, with a projected total population of over 700 million by 2030, is considered an increasingly important region for DuPont to deliver consistent growth.
DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders, we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit: www.dupont.com
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