Crown Names New Country Manager for Malaysia
Previously, Thompson was Deputy General Manager, China, overseeing the operation of Crown China's business divisions, as well as managing new market developments including Crown's Beijing and Mongolia warehouse facilities. Within the Crown China team, he has served in numerous roles and locations, from sales to general management, spanning four cities and three regions over a 15-year period.
Thompson has also successfully completed the Crown Leadership Journey, a prestigious executive leadership development program offered to a select group of Crown experts.
Thompson, based in Kuala Lumpur, will be responsible for the performance and future growth of Crown Malaysia's four locations, reporting to Ken Madrid, Crown Worldwide CEO APAC and Group CFO.
Commenting on his new appointment, Thompson said: "After working in China for 18 years, I look forward to building upon and expanding an already established Crown operation to ensure its long-term development path in Malaysia".
A fluent speaker of Mandarin Chinese, Thompson joined Crown in 1999 after completing Crown University's management training program in Zandvoort, Holland. Prior to joining Crown, he worked in the logistics industry in China. Thompson majored in Asian studies and history at the University of California, Santa Barbara, in the United States.
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