Group General Manager
Nippon Paint Malaysia Group
Gladys Goh joined Nippon Paint Malaysia as the assistant general manager of marketing and was tasked to grow Nippon Paint into the largest brand in the Malaysian decorative paint market. Within a short span of two years, Nippon Paint rose to become the No. 1 Total Coatings Solution provider in Malaysia. She was then promoted as the group general manager in 2013. Currently, she leads the operation of more than 6 countries within Asia, further augmenting Nippon Paint’s position as Asia’s No. 1 coatings company spanning 15 countries. Gladys graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science (Physics) from the University of Malaya and began her career with Unilever Malaysia, handling personal care brands such as Pond’s, Vaseline, Sunsilk and Fair & Lovely. She later left Unilever to join Coca-Cola Malaysia as group brand manager for the Coca-Cola brand, prior to joining Nippon Paint.