Petersime activities in Southeast Asia

Petersime activities in Southeast Asia

To meet the growing needs of the Southeast Asian poultry industry, Petersime is currently expanding its activities in this region. The company has made the strategic choice to be more locally anchored several years ago. The office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia will therefor get another upgrade with extra staff and a training center.

Growing services, growing team

Noting that Asia is a growth hub, Carmelo Ferlito, Commercial Director Southeast Asia, says that “in two years our business in Asia-Pacific grew from being less than one-quarter of the total to represent almost half of it.” Having several offices over the world, Petersime experiences daily that companies with local offices gain a better understanding of customers and markets because they are steeped in the local culture. With this in mind, they decided to further develop their local approach in Southeast Asia and provide a full service from their Malaysian office.

As part of this growth strategy, Mohamad Azizi Abu Kassim joined the team of Petersime Southeast Asia in May 2018 as Pre-sales Officer. After an intense training programme of several months at the Petersime headquarters in Belgium, he is now responsible for the creation of hatchery layouts and quotations.

The team of Field Service Engineers is expanding to Bangladesh and Thailand. By enlarging the pool of Field Service Engineers, Petersime will be even better able to serve customers in that area.

Well-trained staff for high quality services

Petersime invests in superior education and ongoing training for its people so they can offer the highest quality standards. The company aims to turn every new employee into a certified professional. Petersime’s people receive theoretical and practical assistance, so they can continuously improve their skills and knowhow.

Last year, Azmi Abdullah joined the team in Kuala Lumpur and he confirms this approach as he just finished the last Single-stage training in Belgium. “Petersime puts a lot of effort in training its staff. I started in July last year and, during the first 3 months, I joined one of the Field Service Engineers daily, so I could quickly learn everything on-the-job. During this period, I...

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