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APAC Associate Director – Marketing/Commercial Lead – Warm Water and Marine Species

Published: 7 October 2016

Our client, a global leader in the development and production of brand name animal health pharmaceuticals is looking for an Associate Director – Marketing/Commercial Lead – Warm water and Marine Species to join their team based in Singapore. This role is a key part of the Food Production Animal Business Unit and responsible for the strategic direction of the Aqua business in APAC.

Key responsibilities of the role:

  • Supporting the Global Aquaculture Business with demonstrated knowledge of fish health in warm-water and marine fish species

  • Acting as an expert for the local market commercial operations

  • Training of staff in local markets in their area of expertise

  • Life Cycle Management of existing products

  • Key Opinion Leader management

  • Supporting the regions for presentations at congress or as experts to Key Accounts

With the ability to lead in a team environment, the successful candidate will demonstrate excellent technical agility in the aquaculture field, with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to all levels of business.

Education, Skills and Experience

  • Post-Graduation, Master or Ph.D. in Veterinary Medicine, Animal Nutrition, Growth Physiology or related area

  • Minimum of five years’ aquaculture related experience

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a strong command of English

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Good leadership skills

If you are a candidate who will embrace the organization’s core values and competencies and are looking at furthering your career with a company that offers extensive opportunities for personal growth, click here to submit your resume including a cover letter outlining each of the criteria listed above. 

For a confidential discussion, please contact Alicia Keenan on +61 416 890 346 or or Simone Fitzsimon on +61 439 242 452 or

A competitive package will be negotiated with the successful applicant commensurate with skills and experience. Please note only candidates who meet the above criteria will be contacted.

The Aicila Group Pty Ltd (also known as Aicila Recruitment) is a proven leader in executive level headhunting, talent management & consultancy services within the Animal Health / Nutrition, Food Production and Veterinary sectors across the Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa. Our primary focus is these regions and we also provide solutions to organisations in other countries around the world. We specialise in executive placement at the local, regional and global level and deliver exceptional candidates for all functions of business within our designated sectors, ranging from Strategy, Sales, Marketing, Technical, R&D and Regulatory roles. For more info, go to