Effective October 1, 2014, Kathleen Koh has been appointed Sales & Operations Director, Asia Pacific of Kalsec® Inc.
Ms. Koh graduated with a Diploma in Chemical Process Technology (Major in Food) from Singapore Polytechnic and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.
Kathleen Koh has held various positions in research, production, sales and marketing across the food, nutritional and pharmaceutical industries. She was employed by Connell Bros. Ltd, a Kalsec® Channel Partner, where she was Regional Manager to the Asia food division. Most recently, she worked for BASF South East Asia Pte Ltd as a Senior Manager in the Human Nutrition Business Unit.
“With 16 years of experience in the food industry, a wealth of experience with our products, and a great affinity for sales and marketing, I am confident that Kathleen will help accelerate Kalsec®’s growth in the Asia Pacific region” say Dr. Scott Nykaza, president and COO. Ms. Koh will have responsibility for the Asia region that specifically includes South East Asia, China, and Taiwan.
Kalsec® is the leading global producer of natural spice and herb flavor extracts, colors, antioxidants, and advanced hop products for the food and beverage industry. For more than 50 years, Kalsec® has consistently delivered high-quality; innovative ingredient solutions that make products look better, taste better and last longer. Kalsec® is headquartered in Kalamazoo, Michigan, with facilities in the United States, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit kalsec.com.