Aker BioMarine appoints SVP and GM in Asia

As global purchasing power continues to grow in Asia, Luu will focus on helping the company expand in the region

Aker BioMarine, the biotech and supplier of krill oil, announces the appointment of Thong Luu to the position of General Manager, to lead the company’s operations in Asia.

Luu will also hold the position as Senior VP of Human Health and Nutrition for Asia.

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”, Luu said.

As GM and SVP, 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”, said de Haas.

According to recent data, the Global Asia-Pacific Dietary Supplement Market is estimated to grow significantly over the next 2 years. As global purchasing power continues to grow in Asia, Luu will focus on helping the company expand in the region.

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