New Danish Agricultural Counsellor in Thailand

Mr. Poul Skov-Petersen has been appointed Counsellor, Agriculture and Food Affairs at the Royal Danish Embassy,replacingas of 1 October Mr. Jesper Vibe-Hansen. Mr. Skov-Petersen has a solid background within consumer goods working with the East Asiatic Company from 1993 to 1998 in a range of positions and countries in South East Asia. He left EAC in 1998 to resume responsibilities as Marketing Manager Asia for Kelsen, The International Bakery, developing the markets in Asia for the Danish cookie brand name Kjeldsens. For the past two years, he has been in charge of the Bisca brand name in the Nordic countries.

“I am looking forward to this challenging position,” Mr. Skov-Petersen says.

“Denmark has a lot to offer when it comes to improving the agricultural industry in Thailand and within food processing and packaging a range of Danish companies could be very interesting business partners for Thai companies.”

“With the growing number of Scandinavian tourists coming to Thailand, I also see range of business opportunities within the catering sector which should be explored,” he says.

Mr. Skov-Petersen hopes companies within these areas will not hesitate to contact him to discuss any ideas they may have.

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