Nestle appoints Mr. Victor Seah as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for Indochina

General Press Releases Tuesday May 8, 2018 12:41
Bangkok--8 May--ABM

Nestle (Thai) Ltd., Thailand's leading nutrition, heath, and wellness company, has appointed Mr. Victor Seah as Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Nestle Indochina. He succeeds Mrs. Audrey Liow, who has retired after 30 years at Nestle. Based in Bangkok, Mr. Seah has the overall responsibility for Nestle's diverse manufacturing, commercial, distribution, and export operations in Thailand, as well as overseeing the development of high-potential markets of Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar.

Mr. Seah, a Singapore national, joined the company in 2006 as Country Business Manager for Nestle Professional in Singapore. He then moved to the position of Sales Director for Nestle Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei before relocating to Nestle headquarters in Vevey, Switzerland in 2013. He spent a year as Vice-President and Project Manager in Nestle's Dairy Strategic Business Unit before being appointed as Vice-President and Regional Manager overseeing the Southeast Asia region.

"I am delighted to have the opportunity to return to the region. The Indochina region of Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar present tremendous business opportunities for Nestle. My priority is to continue to drive growth for the company while inspiring our employees to deliver on the Nestle Purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future," said Mr. Seah.

Prior to joining Nestle, Mr. Seah spent more than a decade in sales & marketing and general management positions for a well-known global beverage company covering markets across Southeast Asia. He also held a senior management position at a major sports equipment retailer in the United States for three years.

Mr. Seah graduated from the Southern Illinois University in the United States with a First Class Honors degree in Finance. He has also attended the INSEAD Executive Management Program in France. Married with two children, his interests include travelling, golf, fishing, and enjoying good food.

Nestle is the world's largest food and beverage company. It is present in 191 countries around the world, and its 328,000 employees are committed to Nestle's purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Nestle offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2000 brands range from global icons like NESCAFÉ or NESPRESSO to local favourites like BEAR BRAND or MINERÉ. Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestle is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago.

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