All-new Vietnam office unveiled by Big Dutchman Asia

22nd March 2023
All-new Vietnam office unveiled by Big Dutchman Asia
Mr Jan Hofstede, Head of Region, Big Dutchman Asia & India with Pieter Buijs, Managing Director of Big Dutchman Vietnam officiating the re-opening of BD Vietnam, along with Lion dance & ladies in traditional Aodai.

Big Dutchman Asia, an international leader in cutting-edge pig and poultry production systems, has proudly unveiled the expanded and newly reopened Vietnam office. The celebratory event, held recently, attracted a wide array of distinguished customers and business partners.

Charting a new course and commitment in Vietnam

The grand reopening ceremony was led by Mr. Jan Hofstede, Head of Region for Big Dutchman Asia, and Mr. Pieter Buijs, Managing Director of Big Dutchman Vietnam. The event marked a significant milestone for the company as it continues to strengthen its presence in the region.

As part of the festivities, Big Dutchman's Senior Management visited Vietnam from 13-15 March, with the office expansion celebration serving as the grand finale. During the visit, CEO & Chairman of the board; Mr. Bernd Meerpohl attended several significant engagements, including meetings with our valued customers in Vietnam, a dinner for BDA egg customers, and an official photo session.

A welcoming sign! The new office of Big Dutchman Vietnam is now in operation

Big Dutchman Asia's journey in Vietnam began in 2010 with an office in District 7's "Beautiful Saigon Building." In 2012, the company moved to District 1's "Saigon Royal Building," occupying 143 square meters. The space expanded to 262 square meters after the takeover of Proline-PigPro in 2015. A warehouse for spare parts and essential products was established in the Dong Nai Province in 2017. With the recent appointment of Pieter Buijs as Managing Director of Big Dutchman Vietnam, the office has now grown to 356 square meters, and the organization has expanded to 56 dedicated staff members.

The expansion of the Vietnam office highlights Big Dutchman Asia's commitment to addressing the burgeoning economic and consumer needs within the country's prospering poultry, egg, and pig sectors. By enhancing its local presence, the company aims to spearhead sustainable livestock production practices and better serve the evolving demands of the Vietnamese market.

Moth orchid arrangements presented to Big Dutchman by customers, wishing the company great happiness, fortune, prosperity and luck.

During the event, Jan Hofstede shared, "This path of growth wouldn’t be possible without the support from our customers and business partners. There is still plenty of upside and market potential in our industry, and together with you, as our partners, we are looking for a bright future to grow together."

Pieter Buijs also expressed his confidence in the Vietnam market, stating, "I have confidence in our customers and business partners to achieve our mutual goal to grow our businesses, profits and efficient farming solutions together.!"

Overview of the newly renovated Big Dutchman Vietnam Office

The reopening event served as an engaging forum for attendees to exchange ideas, discover the latest innovations from Big Dutchman Asia, and explore potential collaborations. The gathering provided an unparalleled networking opportunity for industry professionals, emphasizing the transformative impact of the office expansion on the local market.

Big Dutchman Asia's remarkable expansion in Vietnam is part of an overarching growth strategy spanning the Asia-Pacific region, with established offices in Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Myanmar, and Australia. Supported by a dedicated network of over 800 employees and agents throughout Asia, the company continues to broaden its reach and deliver cutting-edge solutions to contemporary livestock producers.

The Vietnam office expansion underscores Big Dutchman Asia's resolute commitment to nurturing strong ties with local producers and consumers. The company strives to promote secure, clean, efficient, and animal-friendly production systems that cater to the surging demand for high-quality animal products in the region.