New team members who joined in 2017 bring deep technical and marketing expertise to support customer growth across animal health, feed, and food sectors. With meat consumption in Asia rising and projected to continue to grow, the Diamond V Asia team looks forward to providing effective solutions for the feed and animal industries.
“I’m proud of the customer support and growth achieved by our team over the past year and am excited about the opportunities ahead with our immune support technology,” says JC Filippi, Managing Director – Asia for Diamond V, based in Bangkok, Thailand. “With a full range of animal health and technical service experts, our team is ideally positioned to provide world class service to the animal industry in Asia and address key industry challenges, including the need to improve pre-harvest food safety and support antibiotic stewardship.”
New Team Members are:
Serge Cornellie, Ph.D.
Senior Consultant - Technical and Business Development, Asia
Dr. Serge Cornellie oversees Diamond V business in Japan and South Korea while leading the team’s growth initiatives and providing technical support for aquaculture in Asia. Dr. Cornellie earned his doctorate in Fish Nutrition from the University of Leuven in Belgium, and has over 30 years of experience in aquaculture research and business development in Asia. He is based in Tokyo, Japan.
Kwan Yuk Kwaun, D.V.M.
Senior Consultant - Technical Services, Asia
Dr. Kwan Yuk Kwaun supports Diamond V business development initiatives in Asia and provides technical assistance to animal producers, veterinarians and nutritionists. Dr. Kwan earned her veterinary degree from Universiti Putra Malaysia before joining the animal and feed industry, holding various technical and leadership roles. She is based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and brings more than 25 years of professional experience to her position with Diamond V.
Senior Consultant - Strategic Marketing, Asia
In her role, Visiel Tolentino promotes Diamond V’s brand in the region and helps create awareness for the company’s technologies supporting non-antibiotic solutions and food safety, including for foodborne pathogen risk control. She brings to the position 18 years of experience in the animal and feed additive industry. Mrs. Tolentino is based in Manila, Philippines.
Senior Consultant - Business Development, Asia
Marilyn Sim focuses on Malaysia, Indonesia, and Taiwan. Her in-depth knowledge of the animal and feed industries and extensive business network help to drive Diamond V growth in these markets. Prior to joining Diamond V, Mrs. Sim worked as head of animal nutrition for a large feed additive distribution company. She is based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Key Account Manager
Utumporn Innoi provides both technical and marketing support to key accounts in the region. Ms. Innoi earned her Bachelors in Veterinary Medicine from Chulalongkorn University before joining the animal industry where she has worked in various sales and technical roles since 2008. She is based in Bangkok, Thailand.