E-Malt.com News article: Vietnam: InterMalt Viet Nam announces appointments of Commercial and Operations Directors
InterMalt Viet Nam announced on February 4 the appointments of two key management positions - Commercial & Operations Director.
Rob Wicks has joined the management team as Commercial Director. Rob will be responsible for managing the malt sales and barley procurement departments. Rob brings with him 33 years of experience in the malting industry and a deep knowledge of South East Asian malt markets. Prior to joining InterMalt Rob was with Cargill Malt (formerly known as Joe White Malting) as their General Manager – Commercial Australasia.
Matthias Benz has joined the management team in the position of Operations Director. Matthias has over 20 years’ experience as a brewer, maltster and technologist. He is a specialist in operating start up malt plants having done so in more than 4 countries. Prior to joining InterMalt, Matthias was the head technologist for Buhler Malting Germany.
InterMalt’s facility is currently under construction and will commence production in February 2017. The facility will produce 110,000mt of malt per annum in stage one and 220,000mt in stage two. Construction for stage two will commence in 2018.
The plant is located at the Cai Mep Agri Port, Ba Ria Vung Tau 80km south-east of Ho Chi Minh City. Buhler’s malting division has assisted with the design and equipment supply and is the lead contractor for the project. Flucorrex has supplied the kilning equipment and GEA the refrigeration and heat recovery systems.
05 February, 2016