Solvay Novecare has made three key appointments to its Asia Pacific Coatings Market Team. Leading the team is Asia Pacific regional market director Marc Teo, who is responsible for delivering financial targets and sustainably growing the business in line with growth objectives. Teo brings with him more than 20 years of experience in the chemical and process technologies industries. He has held various sales and marketing roles with Allied Colloids and Ciba Specialty Chemicals in Asia Pacific. Most recently, Teo was ASEAN general manager for GE Betz.
Also joining the team is Asia Pacific Coatings business development manager Koh Hwee Koon, who is responsible for identifying and exploring new market opportunities, managing key accounts and marketing activities, driving product commercialization and supporting new project development for coatings in the Asia Pacific region. Koon brings with her more than 18 years of experience in technical and sales roles in the coatings industry and has worked in companies such as Rohm and Haas, Ciba Specialty Chemicals and most recently for BASF as industry manager for Coatings and Construction, ASEAN.
Evy Krisnawaty has been named key account manager for Southeast Asia. Krisnawaty will work closely with the regional business, distribution, Research and Innovation and operations teams on the deployment of Solvay Novecare’s key account strategy for coatings in Southeast Asia. Krisnawaty brings with her more than 15 years of experience in technical and sales roles in the coatings industry. She started her career in PT Rhodia Indolatex in Indonesia before moving on to other chemical companies in Indonesia and Singapore. She joined Solvay most recently from Ashland Singapore (formerly Hercules) as Southeast Asia account manager for Coatings Additives.