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IMCD appoints Haiko Zuidhoff VP, APAC
Source：Food Bev Asia
Date Published：12/3/2018 02:12:24 PM
IMCD N.V., a market-leader in the sales, marketing and distribution of speciality chemicals and food ingredients, has named Haiko Zuidhoff as vice president, APAC. Beginning December 1, 2018, Mr Zuidhoff will be in charge of the company's 10 operating markets - Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, China, Japan, Philippines, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand.
Haiko Zuidhoff, new IMCD, vice president for APAC, has a degree in food chemistry.
From the head office in Singapore, Mr Zuidhoff will drive the development and execution of the firm’s strategy and expand its range of applications and expertise in personal care, food & nutrition, coatings & construction, plastics and pharma.He reports to IMCD’s CEO, Piet van der Slikke who says, "We are very pleased to have Haiko on board our continually expanding APAC team. We are confident that his extensive expertise and experience in the Asia-Pacific region and in relevant industries will help us to further develop and expand the business. APAC is a diverse market for IMCD, with well-established business and countries as well as offering opportunities for growth.”
Mr Zuidhoff is a Dutch national who graduated from the Wageningen University, in the Netherlands with a MSc degree in Food Chemistry. He has experience working in Asia for more than 20 years, where he held several senior management roles. Since 2016, he has been living in Bangkok where he worked as the Managing Director of Trouw Nutrition Asia, a Nutreco company. Prior to this, he was stationed in Jakarta, Indonesia and Singapore running several businesses in chemicals, pharma and food & nutrition.