Business Development Director, Head of Thailand
David is LLM’s Business Development Director and Head of Thailand. A successful New Business Development Leader since 1996, he has spent over 24 years developing new business prospects in the industrial sector. His most prominent role included Country head of TR Formac of Trifast PLC from 2008 – 2020. His particular strength lies in his ability to simplify work processes and implement proven innovation.
With extensive experience gained from setting up a new market from ground zero in Bangkok, David is adept at strengthening relationships and creating development opportunities. As Business Development Director and Head of Thailand for LLM, he supports clients with their growth agenda in Thailand’s expanding and competitive market, including Vietnam, Myanmar and Cambodia, and across Indochina.
With previous roles at leading organisations including STM Microelectronics, Delphi Automotive Systems PLC, Takata Corporation and TR Formac, his career has enabled him to work and travel extensively. A skilled Singaporean, he has also lived in France and spent many years working across Asia, with six years of those in Thailand where he is now permanently based.
David holds a Bachelor of Business with Curtin University in 1989. Full Technological Certificate, Telecommunications – City & Guilds of London Institute. He can speak English, Thai, Mandarin, French & Malay.
Article By David Ng
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