Grundfos has announced the appointment of Jonathan Breton to the role of general manager of Grundfos Philippines, with effect from 1st January 2020.
In his role, Jonathan will be responsible for the overall sales operation within the Philippines market in key business areas: Industry, Commercial Business Services, Domestic Business Services, Business Development, and Aftermarket Service Sales. He will report to Chee Khuan Leong, area managing director, South Asia, Grundfos.
Jonathan brings with him more than 12 years of professional experience from different positions and companies in the Philippines and the Asia Pacific region. He started his career in Otis Elevator Company, serving as a market analyst and e-logistics project manager in Singapore and China, before being appointed the country manager for Service Sales in the Philippines in 2012. Most recently, Jonathan was with the Hilti Group, serving as the marketing and operations director for Hilti Philippines since 2017 and the area sales manager for Singapore since 2015.
Chee Khuan Leong said: “I am looking forward to working with Jonathan to not only maintain our strong position in the Philippines pump market, but also to drive greater growth for the business amid the fast-paced urbanisation and industrialisation the country is experiencing. Jonathan’s extensive leadership experience across his diverse roles and understanding of the Philippines market are a strong asset for Grundfos in the region and will be instrumental in strengthening our presence in the future.”
Jonathan holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Université Clermont Auvergne, France and a master’s degree in Asian Affairs from Sciences Po Lyon, France and Chengdu University, China.