Tetra Pak (Thailand) Limited announces the appointment of Henrik Hauggaard as the new Managing Director effective 1 July 2014. Henrik takes over from Rusty Kekuewa, who has relinquished his roles on 30 June 2014.
As the new Managing Director, Henrik is responsible for Tetra Pak’s business operations in Thailand and Myanmar. He is also appointed as a Regional Leader Sales Management, South Asia, East Asia, and Oceania covering 19 countries.
“Thailand is one of the most important markets for Tetra Pak. We have a strong team working closely with customers, suppliers, and stakeholders to strengthen Tetra Pak Thailand’s leadership in food processing and packaging technology. I am very pleased to be assigned to this new role and to this wonderful country that is full of cultural experiences and broaden opportunities. Our commitment to protect what’s good and to making food safe and available everywhere will remain the same or even stronger. I am excited to work with the team and to use my expertise in various markets for the benefit of our customers at the most,” Henrik says.
Henrik is Danish, and began his career in Tetra Pak in 1984. Since then he has taken many successful roles in the company, including Chief Representative in the Beijing office of Tetra Pak China, Managing Director in Indonesia, India, and Turkey as well as Regional Leader Sales Management Greater Middle East.
Before coming to Thailand, Henrik’s latest role was Vice President Sales Management Commercial Operations based in Tetra Pak’s central office in Lausanne, Switzerland where he helped create business opportunities by ensuring delivery of competitive products and services to customers, through engaged people and world class processes.