Yan Wei Phin
CGS Publishing Technologies International, the leader in color proofing and production systems, announced the appointment of Yan Wei Phin as Regional Manager Southeast Asia. Fluent in several languages, including English, his native Malaysian Bahasa Melayu, & Chinese, Wei Phin will be key in CGS’ planned expansion of the Asian markets as he oversees Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines in his new role.
“We are very proud to welcome Yan to our Asia-Pacific sales team,” said CEO Trevor Haworth. “His extensive experience in color consulting, proofing, production workflows and printing industry standards is exactly what we need to pursue our objectives in these highly interesting markets.”
Wei Phin has a very successful track record – having worked for industry vendors like GMG and most recently ColorGATE, in addition to positions with leaders on the user side such as SCHAWK, a worldwide packaging and media services provider and consulting to BluInc Group, one of the largest magazine publishing companies in Southeast Asia.
Christoph Thommessen, Sales Director for Asia-Pacific and South Africa adds “It’s a real treat to be able to enhance our sales efforts with such an industry expert. His unique combination of technical experience in ISO 12647 and G7 standards implementation and his extensive years in sales and channel development will be a perfect complement to our existing team.
Wei Phin summarizes with “the CGS products have always been best of breed and I couldn’t be happier to be working with such an impressive group of people and technologies.”