Local industry welcomes new head of HP Labels Jeremy Goh 

Above: Jeremy Goh

Jeremy Goh has been appointed labels business manager – Asia Pacific and Japan for HP Indigo – including the Australian and New Zealand markets.

Prior to his promotion, Goh was security business manager for Asia Pacific and Japan for HP Indigo for three years and prior to this was regional category manager – labels & packaging in Asia Pacific and Japan for four years.

He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Adelaide (with Honours) in Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Local industry representatives from HP and Currie Group have congratulated Goh on his promotion.

“I was thrilled to hear Jeremy’s appointment,” HP Indigo country manager – Australia and New Zealand, Craig Walmsley told ProPack.

“Many of our Australian and New Zealand clients have had interactions with Jeremy while in Singapore. He is a very accomplished and experienced label and packaging professional. His expertise and dedication will enhance our team and further elevate our commitment to providing innovate solutions for our clients.”

Currie Group Australia and New Zealand director of labels & packaging, Mark Daws, also welcomed Goh’s promotion.

“We are thrilled to see Jeremy progress his career with this move into the new role,” Daws told ProPack.

“We have had the pleasure of working with Jeremy in various capacities over the years and he is a tremendous asset to both his team and ours. Jeremy has extensive knowledge of the industry and products that HP represent and we looking forward to working with him moving forwards.”

Goh told ProPack he is excited to embark on this new professional journey.

“I am excited to contribute to the growth of Currie Group in Australia and New Zealand. Over the past three years, there has been a notable 8% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) observed among our Asian Labels customers, surpassing the market average by 30%.

“With previous residency in Adelaide and six years of dedicated collaboration experience on various packaging and security projects with HP, I have developed a profound connection to the region. Joining Mark Daws and the esteemed team at Currie Group amplifies my excitement for what’s next.

“Reflecting on our collaborative journey with our partners and customers in Australia and New Zealand, I look forward to contributing new chapters to the story. The coming weeks offer the opportunity of reconnecting with the dynamic Australian and New Zealand community and I’m looking forward to forming new collaborations with our customers in the region.”

Goh replaces Rickard Ådén who has been promoted to a new role as HP’s business manager for labels for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Ådén was appointed business manager – Asia Pacific and Japan in mid-2021 and prior to this was business manager for Folding Cartons from 2017 to 2021 based in Singapore.

Rickard Ådén told ProPack he is very pleased for his “good friend” to be taking over his role.

“I had the pleasure to work closely with Jeremy as he was managing the HP Indigo Labels & Packaging categories in Asia Pacific & Japan,” Ådén said.

“This is a key role for all the business managers to rely on with responsibility of bringing all types of pricing, business models, NPI’s, partnership proposals and promotions to the countries in both direct and indirect markets.

“Jeremy took this responsibility to the next level and delivered far beyond this category role taking full ownership in the day-to-day negotiations and business operations. Following up on ongoing deals making sure all our country managers, sales reps and channel partners had the support needed to succeed, while designing win-win solutions for all parties.

“Jeremy has an incredibly high level of energy and drive which allow him to deliver over and beyond expectations. His also has an entrepreneur mindset and strong ability to thinking outside the box with a never giving up spirit that definitely helped us overachieve our quotas again and again. He is a true team player without prestige always letting others shine when many times he was behind the success just as much.

“On a personal note, I really enjoy working closely with Jeremy. He has an amazing personality always staying positive even in tough and stressful times where many others including myself can struggle. I can truly recommend Jeremy and I know he will be successful.”

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