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Oliver Healthcare Packaging Appoints Industry Veteran as General Manager—Asia Pacific to Drive Regional Growth and Expansion

Published on August 8, 2023

Kenneth De Muynck to Lead Expansion with New Manufacturing Plant in Malaysia


Singapore, 7 August 2023—Oliver Healthcare Packaging, a leading supplier of sterile barrier flexible packaging solutions to the global healthcare market, today announced the appointment of healthcare industry veteran Kenneth De Muynck as General Manager of its Asia Pacific division. In this new role, De Muynck will lead strategy and growth across Asia Pacific and will be based in Singapore, Oliver’s regional headquarters. De Muynck will leverage his vast experience in the healthcare and life sciences industries to provide general direction and oversight of all programs that impact productivity, continuous improvement, and customer satisfaction. 

Prior to joining Oliver, De Muynck held various leadership roles in the Life Sciences division of multi-national powerhouse GE HealthCare, where he spent close to 15 years in sales and marketing, strategy, customer service, product management, and operations. De Muynck most recently led service sales at Cytiva, a global life sciences leader dedicated to helping customers discover and commercialize the next generation of therapeutics. In this role, De Muynck was responsible for driving commercial excellence across Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Japan, and India. 

"This is a critical and exciting time for Oliver in Asia Pacific and we’re proud to welcome Kenneth to the team," said Michael Benevento, President and Chief Executive Officer at Oliver. "This region is diverse and every market is different in what they require from a technical, regulatory, and product perspective. Kenneth has spent the last decade working with customers throughout Asia and has a wealth of knowledge and an unwavering commitment to quality and excellence, which our customers need to succeed. He is the right person to grow our capabilities and make Oliver the regional leader in flexible healthcare packaging." 

De Muynck added, “The healthcare industry throughout the world, but specifically in APAC, is witnessing remarkable growth, fueled by rapid technological advancement, increasing investment, and rising demand for quality care. I’m proud to join Oliver at this monumental time, with the construction of a new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility underway. This is a time to capitalize on the opportunities the region offers to deliver the superior solutions and unsurpassed quality our customers deserve.”  

In February of this year, Oliver broke ground on a new manufacturing facility in the southern state of Johor in Malaysia. The plant will be the largest in the company’s history and is scheduled to open in 2024.   

About Oliver Healthcare Packaging 

Oliver Healthcare Packaging is a leading supplier of sterile barrier packaging solutions for the global healthcare market. Headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, Oliver has manufacturing and technical facilities around the world including Anaheim, CA; Feasterville, PA; Galway, Ireland; Grand Rapids, MI; Hamilton, OH; New Britain, PA; Singapore; Suzhou, China; and Venray, the Netherlands. In addition, new state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities are being constructed in Malaysia (2024) and planned for Costa Rica (2025). More information about Oliver is available at   

Media Contact 

Tiara Robyn Chew 

Sandpiper Health 

+65 9876 3992 


Jia Rong Chew  

Sandpiper Health 

+65 9230 6462  


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