SWEE LEE THIONG
Alex Thiong is the Managing Director of TSL Bestmas Manufacturing Sdn Bhd with over 10 years of experience in the Food and Beverage (F&B) industry. Innovative in coming up with marketing strategies particularly for the new range of Bestmas products, determination is another one of his successful traits. His envisions the company conquering the international market in time.
staff. He believes that when the Company grows, everyone beneﬁts from the expansion. He is a good team player and a leader who believes in team work. During one factory visit, he keenly shared his business vision in wanting to expand the production capacity of his food manufacturing plant in future to capture more business. During
y ﬁrst impression of him is here
processes, he suggested great ideas including for
is a very simple, humble and very
machine automation to be more cost-effective in
approachable person. He came across
as friendly, polite, casually attired and a soft-spoken He values suppliers as the company’s “business
person. Punctually present at our pre-scheduled appointment, he was very attentive and focused
overseas as well. His vast experience in the food
during our discussions on various topics during the
manufacturing plant process – from the setting
up of a new processing plant, getting the most efﬁcient machinery and also knowledge in the
He is a good listener who is open to new ideas
aspect of sales and marketing has make him into
and suggestions. He is also willing to share his
being a successful Entrepreneur.
opinions and ideas with others. Despite being a serious businessman, he has a good sense of
I would attribute his success to his strong will
humour and is able to create a comfortable and
and determination to succeed coupled with his
relaxing atmosphere during the meeting.
adventurous characteristic that has propelled him to venture into the foods business on a large
Besides business topics, he also has good general
production scale. He is very stringent on food
knowledge to share with others during meetings.
quality control thus he spends most of his time at
He has a positive and self-conﬁdent attitude
the production plant to ensure only good quality
towards the business ventures he undertakes and
products are produced.
has a good business acumen. He is a very hard working and disciplined man who Here is a man on a mission and vision to venture
always focus on his daily tasks. He is also a good
not only into the local food business scene but
mentor and motivator to others, especially to his
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partners” as he believes that when his business grows, the suppliers’ business also grows together alongside. A mutually beneﬁcial long-term business relationship with the supplier creates a mutual winwin situation. I hope he can continue his passion in producing increased good quality and tasty food products for consumers nationwide. Keep up the good work!
/ Lee Yeut Kunn Director Sri Segar Food Corporation Sdn Bhd