Tetra Pak (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd announces the appointment of Brian May as the new Managing Director effective 1st July 2014. May takes over from Gaine Clarke, who has assumed a new role within Tetra Pak.
As the new Managing Director, May is responsible for Tetra Pak’s business operations in Malaysia, Singapore and Philippines.
“The team here has done a fantastic job over many years to build Tetra Pak Malaysia as the country’s leading packaging and processing solutions provider. I am excited to take up this new role and the challenges that come with it. In everything we do, we continue to build on our heritage of making food safe and available everywhere, and I look forward to continuing to make this possible with my team, our customers and partners,” May says.
May is Canadian, and began his career in Tetra Pak in 1993. Since then he has taken many successful roles in the company, including Business Manager in Switzerland and Marketing & Business Development Director in Saudi Arabia. In 2004 he was posted to Japan as Business Development Director and in 2006 was appointed Vice President Sales Management, Japan, and Regional Leader for Sales Management, Northeast Asia and Oceania.
Before coming to Malaysia, May’s latest role was Global Account Director based in the United States, where he managed Tetra Pak’s relationship with one of its top 5 global customers.