Mapei Far East appoints new general manager

Mapei Far East Pte Ltd has appointed Henson Liong as its new general manager, with effect from 2 August 2023. Based in Singapore, Mr Liong has extensive experience in the local construction industry as well as regional markets, especially in the paints and coatings business. He brings strong commercial skills and extensive business acumen.

Mr Liong spent nearly 20 years of his career at one of the world’s leading paint and coating companies. He held various leadership positions in commercial and business development that spanned across a wide spectrum of channels, including retail, projects and export markets like Cambodia, Brunei and Batam (Indonesia).

In addition, Mr Liong had spent eight years with established building contractors active in repair and redecoration/repainting of major projects, where he had held management positions as director for business development, sales and marketing.

According to Mapei Far East, the company has achieved “a very strong net sales growth at the moment and we strive to continue this momentum. We are excited to work together with Mr Liong to realise our ambition in further expanding Mapei’s success in Singapore.” 

Serving the building and construction industries, Mapei is a global leader in adhesives, sealants and chemical products. The group has a €4 billion turnover (as of 2022) and delivers 27,900 t of products every day. Based in Italy, Mapei now has 102 subsidiaries in 57 countries, 90 plants in 35 countries, and 32 R&D labs worldwide.

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