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 KongâSouthcoâs 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 Southcoâs 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, âI 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 Joaquinâs twenty-plus years of experience in the region, he is capable of leading Southco to grow in this dynamic environment.â