CAA Executive Team

Executive Committee

Chairman

Alvin Lee

Cargill

Alvin is Cargill’s Cocoa & Chocolate’s Commercial Director for Asia-Pacific

Vice Chairman

Quek Ngee Chuan

Olam International Ltd

Quek Ngee Chuan is the Vice President Cocoa Division of Olam International Ltd

Treasurer

Gerald Abwerzger

Von Alm

Gerald is the Chief Executive Officer at Von Alm Pte Ltd

Secretary

Amit Suri

Wilmar Group

Amit is the General Manager at Wilmar Group for Cocoa and Chocolate and Africa

Director / Secretary-General

Director
Marketing & Operations

Shirley Ruth Choo

Cocoa Association of Asia

Shirley managers the day to day operations at the association, including membership management, and all marketing efforts.

Sub-Committees / Working Groups

Sustainability

Director for Sustainability
(Co-chair)

Fay Fay Choo

Mars Inc

Fay Fay is the Asia Cocoa Director at Mars Wrigley

Director for Sustainability
(Co-chair)

Manfred Borer

Koltiva

Manfred is the Chief Executive Officer at Koltiva

Sustainability Committee

Michelle Cui

Ecom

Michelle is a trader at Ecom Agroindustrial Asia Pte Ltd

Sustainability Committee

Vijay Karunakaran

Olam Cocoa

Vijay is the Vice President at Olam Cocoa, Indonesia

Sustainability Committee

Suharman Sumpala

JB Cocoa

Suharman Sumpala is the Country Sustainability Manager for JB Cocoa in Indonesia

Sustainability Committee

Joyce Hia

GCB Cocoa Singapore Pte Ltd

Joyce Hia is a trader at GCB Cocoa Singapore Pte Ltd

Sustainability Committee

Chandra Panjiwibowo

Rainforest Alliance

Chandra Panjiwibowo is the Asia Pacific Director at Rainforest Alliance

Trade Policy

Director for Trade Policy

Sunil Shankar

Mondelēz

Sunil is the Senior Manager – Cocoa & Chocolates AMEA at Mondelēz International AMEA Pte Ltd

Trade Policy Committee

Lau Han Ching

Barry Callebaut

Han Ching is the Regulatory Affairs Manager, Asia Pacific at Barry Callebaut Services Asia Pacific Sdn. Bhd

Trade Policy Committee

Heong Yong Kong

Mars Wrigley

Heong Yong Kong is the Strategic Sourcing Manager Cocoa at Mars Wrigley

Food Safety, Quality & Regulatory

Director for Food Safety, Quality & Regulatory

Ho Kim Tong

Cargill

Kim Tong is the Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory Product Line Expert at Cargill

Food Safety, Quality & Regulatory Committee

Irene Liew

Barry Callebaut

Irene is the Regional Quality Manager – Cocoa & Project at Barry Callebaut Asia Pacific

Food Safety, Quality & Regulatory Committee

Chong Ken Boon

Mars Wrigley

Ken Boon is the Regional SQA Manager at Mars Wrigley

Knowledge

Director for Knowledge Committee

Lucas Quek

Cargill

Lucas is the Strategic Account Manager at Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate

Knowledge
Committee

Jacinta Chuah

GCB Cocoa Singapore

Jacinta is the Sustainability Executive & Trader at Guan Chong Cocoa

Knowledge
Committee

Lester Lim

Barry Callebaut Asia Pacific Pte Ltd

Lester is the Senior Combined Ratio Manager at Barry Callebaut.