Outstanding Science Alumni Award 2014

Audrey LIOW @ TAN Seok Hoong
BSc (Hons) 1981
Regional Business Head, Pacific Rim and South East Asia, Nestlé Nutrition

Mrs Audrey Liow assumed the position of Regional Business Head of Nestlé Nutrition in Jan 2005, with the focus in Infant Nutrition. Nestlé Nutrition strives for leadership in innovation and aims to help nurture a healthier generation through science proven nutrition for mothers and infants in the first 1000 days of life.

In her capacity as Regional Business Head, Nestlé Nutrition, Mrs Liow is responsible for growing the Infant Nutrition business within the Pacific Rim and South East Asia Region. She manages about 600 people in the Region. She is based in Singapore with a Regional team supporting the markets. Her role includes providing guidance and direction, with special focus to support her team to win in the markets. She has full profit and loss responsibility for the Infant Nutrition business in South East Asia and Pacific Rim. She reports directly to the Global Head of Infant Nutrition, who is based in Nestlé HQ, Vevey, Switzerland.

Prior to her role as Regional Business Head, Mrs Liow was the Managing Director of Nestlé Singapore (Pte) Ltd from 2001 to 2004. Starting in Singapore with Nestlé as Brand Executive in 1988, Mrs Liow’s first overseas appointment, with Nestlé’s head office in Switzerland as Marketing Advisor in the Nutrition Strategic Business Division for the Asia Oceania region in 1996, saw her implementing nutrition strategies and developing new markets in Asia. Subsequently, she became Head of the Nutrition Unit in Nestlé China in 1998. Preceding her appointment as Managing Director of Nestlé Singapore (Pte) Ltd, Mrs Liow was Regional Marketing Manager, Nutrition Business division for the Malaysia / Singapore region in mid- 2000.

Mrs Liow graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Chemistry. She also holds a Diploma in Management Studies from the Singapore Institute of Management.

She started her career as a Ladies’ Merchandise Buyer at Isetan Singapore, followed by another 5 years as Quality Control Officer at Premier Milk Singapore, part of F&N group. She has completed 26 years of service with Nestlé in 2014.

“Nurturing a Healthier Generation through Science Proven Nutrition.”

In recognition of her accomplishments and contributions, we honour Mrs Audrey Liow with the 2014 Outstanding Science Alumnus Award.