Kone Thailand appoints new MD

Kone Thailand has appointed Anthony Tan, Managing Director of Thailand, also Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos, as of 1 April 2017. Anthony Tan succeeds Balaz Branislav (Brano), who will be relocating to Australia as Business Development Director of Kone Australia and New Zealand since joining Kone in 2011.

Anthony Tan is currently the Managing Director of Kone Singapore and has been with the Finnish company since 2012. He has been credited for developing and shaping the growth in Singapore. Prior to joining KONE, Anthony Tan worked with Parker Hannifin Singapore, Watlow and Siemens with regional sales and marketing responsibilities. He has a Bachelor in Business Administration from Thames Valley University (now University of West London).

“Anthony has been instrumental in our development in Singapore. Bringing with him a wealth of management experience, I am confident that Anthony can effectively lead the team to improve our financial and operational performance, taking KONE forward in Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos,” said Axel Berkling, Executive Vice President of Kone Asia Pacific.

“Under Brano’s leadership, our Thailand business has grown extensively over the past years. On behalf of the team, I sincerely thank Brano for his many valuable contributions. I believe Brano will contributes greatly to the development of our business in Australia and New Zealand in his new role.”

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