Kemin Industries, a global ingredient manufacturer that strives to sustainably transform the quality of life every day for 80 percent of the world with its products and services, has appointed Michelle Lim to President of Kemin Food Technologies – Asia and Lim Liew Gin as the business unit's new Sales Director for the Asia Pacific region.
With more than 10 years of experience at Kemin, Michelle has a deep understanding of the company, its business and the industries it serves and a proven track record of leadership. She began her career at Kemin as Finance Director of Kemin Animal Nutrition and Health – Asia Pacific before taking on the role of Vice President of Finance, overseeing the finances of all Kemin locations in Asia and Africa.
"It has been my privilege to be part of Kemin for more than a decade," said Michelle. "I am humbled by the hard work, passion and commitment of my colleagues to transform the quality of life for the world, and I am proud to work at a purpose-driven company. I look forward to expanding my role to better serve our customers, create value for our stakeholders and craft a rewarding experience for my team."
Michelle holds a Bachelor of Accountancy, Honors from Nanyang Technological University of Singapore and is a Certified Public Accountant.
New to Kemin, Liew Gin will join the global company as a Sales Director for Kemin Food Technologies – Asia. She will be responsible for developing new sales strategies and market opportunities to grow the business in the Asia Pacific region.
Liew Gin began working in the food and beverage industry as a technical specialist. She then moved to the commercial side of the industry, spending more than 12 years sharpening her business acumen. Liew Gin has more than 15 years of industry experience and holds a degree in biotechnology from RMIT University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Strathclyde.
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