Victor has been active in the executive search industry since 2007. He had successfully led numerous high-impact regional searches for senior management and specialist positions for multinational companies across Asia Pacific, particularly in China, India, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. Victor’s key area of practice is in Specialty Chemicals comprising Flavour & Fragrance, Food Ingredients and Nutrition; and in Healthcare, including Implants, Biologics and Medical Devices.
Prior to executive search, Victor had built his career in the specialty chemicals industry with several US and European multinational companies like Whitford, Stahl International and SGL Carbon Group. He gained considerable work experience in Malaysia, Indonesia, China and USA, assuming leadership role in Operations, Technical and Commercial functions. He assumed the position of Plant Manager and Legal Representative for China at an age of 28, where he managed the green field construction of the factory, set up the China team, interfacing between China, Singapore and the US headquarters, which led to the successful business operation of Whitford in China. Apart from management roles, Victor has had hands-on planning and execution experience in both ISO certification and SAP/R3 implementation.
Victor holds a Bachelor degree in Chemistry (BSc Honours) from the National University of Singapore and he is a fully registered practitioner for Employment Intermediaries with EFMA. Victor is fluent in English and Chinese, with translation ability for the languages.