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Shon Laird

Linquip Level: Expert

Singapore, Singapore

Business Development Director (Asia Pacific) at Cityline Projects

Status: Open to work
Followers: 2Followings: 0

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Primary responsibility for leading the day-to-day operations in the Asia Pacific region for several UK/European companies.


KEY ACHIEVEMENTS

• Founded co’s as legal entities in Singapore within 1-month.

• Created Business Development and Product Support hub in Asia Pacific within 3-months.

• Established a network of Business Development Partners in Malaysia, Indonesia & Philippines.

• Reduced costs by using local partners: price reductions & margin improvement.

• Generated new local business with global clients.

• Established Asia Pacific manufacturing operations in Singapore

• Developed Asia Pacific business development strategy resulting in board approval.

• Gained approval to establish a local manufacturing capability in Singapore.

• Gained approval to employ & develop 4-local hires in Singapore to service the Asia Pacific region.

• Gained approval to move co’s from ‘Represented Office’ status to ‘PTE Limited’.


Skills (Expertise):

Business development

Projects:

ASEAN business representation/expansion

ASEAN regional expansion

19 Oct 2012 - currently working. about 8 years

Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

Primary responsibility for leading the day-to-day operations in the Asia Pacific region for several UK/European companies in accordance with their strategic plans and operating and capital budgets. Accountability for regional Profit & Loss. KEY ACHIEVEMENTS • Founded co’s as legal entities in Singapore within 1-month. • Created Business Development and Product Support hub in Asia Pacific within 3-months. • Established a network of Business Development Partners in Malaysia, Indonesia & Philippines. • Reduced costs by using local partners: price reductions & margin improvement. • Generated new local business with global clients. • Established Asia Pacific manufacturing operations in Singapore • Developed Asia Pacific business development strategy resulting in board approval. • Gained approval to establish a local manufacturing capability in Singapore. • Gained approval to employ & develop 4-local hires in Singapore to service the Asia Pacific region. • Gained approval to move co’s from ‘Represented Office’ status to ‘PTE Limited’.

Media:

Visiting client deep sea vessel
Signing a MoU with S Korea company for expansion in the region
At valve manufacturer in China
At valve manufacturer in China

Interests:

Asia Pacific representation

Singapore office

Business expansion in Asia

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