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Wood-Mizer strengthens support for Asian markets

Wood-Mizer strengthens support for Asian markets Sawmill manufacturer Wood-Mizer Industries has appointed James Wong as Regional Manager for Asia, to provide additional support for the company's continued expansion in the region.

Mr Wong joins Wood-Mizer after 14 years working for the regional office of a German multinational company. For the last four years he was regional sales manager with responsibility for the distribution network in a number of markets including India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Bangladesh and Pakistan - as well as having two years' experience managing operations in South-east Asia.

"James has a wealth of commercial and management experience and extensive knowledge of Asian markets, and we are very pleased that he has joined us", said Richard Vivers, CEO of Wood-Mizer Industries.

"It is an exciting time for Wood-Mizer as we expand our presence in the region, and James will play a key role in our plans".

The company is currently establishing a branch office in Singapore to service its expansion throughout Asia, including India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Taiwan, the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia. Based in Singapore, Mr Wong will work with existing distributors and agents to ensure top class support to customers.

"Wood-Mizer is a world-renowned manufacturer of sawmilling and wood processing machinery", said James. "I am looking forward to working with the company and helping our customers to achieve high-yield production of quality timber products and increased profits".

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