Aker BioMarine, the global biotech innovator and world-leading supplier of krill, announces the appointment of Thong Luu to the position of General Manager, to lead the company’s operations in Asia.
Mr. Luu will also hold the position as Senior Vice President of Human Health and Nutrition for Asia.
To his new role, Mr. Luu brings extensive knowledge from a variety of positions within strategy, sales, marketing, and e-commerce from leading global corporations such as DuPont, Schlumberger, Coca-Cola, Heineken, and Cargill.
“Asia offers a tremendous opportunity for growth and Aker BioMarine, being a leading global player, is well positioned to capture this opportunity. I am looking forward to work closely with our great team to define and execute the winning strategy to capture opportunities in these diverse Asian markets with different consumer profiles and regulatory requirements”, Mr. Luu comments.
As GM and SVP, Mr. Luu will report to Tim de Haas, EVP Human Health and Nutrition in Aker BioMarine.
“We are excited to welcome Thong Luu to Aker BioMarine. His extensive experience and track record of success shows that he is the perfect fit to lead Aker BioMarine’s operations in Asia. Thong has a strong understanding of the market and is an experienced leader, we are happy to have him on our team”, says de Haas.
According to recent data, the Global Asia-Pacific Dietary Supplement Market is estimated to grow significantly over the next 2 years. This opens the door to new and exciting opportunities for krill oil. Furthermore, as the global purchasing power continues to grow in Asia, Mr. Luu will focus on helping to expand in the region.
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AkerBioMarine is a biotech innovator and Antarctic krill-harvesting company, dedicated to improving human and planetary health. Listed on Oslo Stock Exchange, the company develops krill-based ingredients for pharmaceutical, nutraceutical (Superba®), aquaculture (QRILL®Aqua), and animal feed applications (QRILL®Pet), including INVI™, a highly concentrated protein isolate, and LYSOVETA™, a targeted transporter of EPA and DHA from krill. Aker BioMarine’s fully transparent value chain stretches from sustainable krill harvesting in pristine Antarctic waters through its Montevideo logistics hub, Houston production plant, and to customers around the world. The company’s strong focus on sustainability inspired the launch of AION by Aker BioMarine, a circularity company dedicated to helping companies to recycle and reuse waste. For further information, go to www.akerbiomarine.com.