Siew Keat Tung has been promoted to Managing Director of Multivac Malaysia. He also took over the management of the Multivac Singapore subsidiary at the start of the year. The previous managing director, Soon Heng (Robin) Lim, will leave the company at the end of February 2021.
Siew Keat Tung has been with Multivac since September 2008, initially as Sales Director for Medical & Pharmaceutical Solutions, and then as General Manager for the operating site in Malaysia. When the Multivac Malaysia subsidiary was established in December 2016, he was appointed as Managing Director. As part of his role as Managing Director of Multivac Singapore, Siew Keat Tung also takes over responsibility for the operating sites in Indonesia and the Philippines. He will continue to be supported in this by the individual Country Managers.
“We thank Mr Soon Heng (Robin) Lim for his contribution in successfully establishing Multivac in the region,” says Christian Traumann, Group President of Multivac. “Thanks to his strategic foresight and management skills, he established and then further developed the subsidiaries in Singapore, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines, and most recently established Vietnam as a subsidiary company. He has made a significant contribution to the success of Multivac in Asia. We wish him all the very best for the future.”
The Group has an extensive sales and service network in the Asia/Pacific region, comprising twelve subsidiaries and more than 300 employees, and it has been steadily expanded in recent years. This also includes a Training and Innovation Center in Malaysia.
Multivac is one of the leading providers worldwide of packaging solutions for food products of all types, life science, and healthcare products, as well as industrial items. The Multivac portfolio covers virtually all requirements of processors and producers in terms of pack design, output, and resource efficiency. It comprises a wide range of packaging technologies, as well as automation solutions, labellers, and quality control systems. The product range is rounded off with solutions upstream of the packaging process in the areas of portioning and processing, as well as bakery technology. Thanks to our extensive expertise in packaging lines, all modules can be integrated into complete solutions. This means that Multivac solutions guarantee a high level of operational and process reliability, as well as efficiency. The Multivac Group has approximately 6,500 employees worldwide, with some 2,300 based at its headquarters in Wolfertschwenden. With over 80 subsidiaries, the Group is represented on all continents. More than 1,000 sales advisors and service technicians throughout the world use their know-how and experience to the benefit of customers, and they ensure all installed Multivac machines are utilised to their maximum.