Southco Asia, a subsidiary of Southco, a global provider of engineered access solutions such as locks, latches, captive fasteners, electronic access solutions and hinges/positioning technology, has announced the appointment of Joaquin Tam as general manager of Greater China. He reports to Jay Lu, managing director, Asia Pacific at Southco.
Based in Hong Kongâ€”Southcoâ€™s Asia Pacific headquarters, Tam will provide strategic leadership to drive sustainable and profitable growth in the Greater China region. In addition, he will also lead Southcoâ€™s Asia Pacific Diversified Technologies business unit to drive revenue growth across the Asia Pacific region.
Tam comes to Southco with more than 25 years of global leadership experience. He has a proven track record in strategic acquisitions and delivering rapid and sustained business growth. Prior to joining Southco, Mr. Tam was general manager of Southern China & vice president of sales and marketing for North Asia at Bureau Veritas. He also worked as group sales & marketing director at Jardine Schindler Group.
Jay Lu, managing director, Asia Pacific, said, â€śI am pleased to welcome Joaquin to the Southco Greater China management team. Greater China is a market that is unparalleled given its vibrancy, fast-development, scale and diversity. I am confident that with Joaquinâ€™s twenty-plus years of experience in the region, he is capable of leading Southco to grow in this dynamic environment.â€ť