New Sales & Business Development Manager for South Korea | Business expansion in Asia-Pacific region

Frankfurt/Seoul, June 28, 2023 – Due to the strong growth signals in the important pharmaceutical market of South Korea, Kevin Lee has assumed – with immediate effect – the position Sales & Business Development Manager South Korea with DoKaSch Temperature Solutions. Thus, the company continues its Asia strategy and strengthens sales activities for the active temperature-controlled packaging solution Opticooler® in the Southeast Asian region. Furthermore, Kevin Lee will be representing in person the specialist company and its active container solutions at the INTERPHEX Japan 2023 from July 5 to 7 in Hall 1 booth 4 - 12.

The new addition to DoKaSch Temperature Solutions' global service and sales network strengthens its presence in one of the most important regions for the production of pharmaceuticals, biosimilars and biotech supplies in Asia. South Korea is the third largest importer of pharmaceuticals in Asia, and exports into this sector are also steadily increasing. The industry has been receiving strategic support since 2011. Accordingly, the government promotes and supports the Pharmaceutical Industry having passed two five-year plans for its development and promotion. Within this decade, the government plans to invest several billion US$ in research and development for the development of new pharmaceuticals and of regenerative medicine.

With the new representative in Seoul and the supply of their Opticooler® in the region and beyond, DoKaSch Temperature Solutions contributes to a reliable cold chain for highly sensitive pharmaceutical products. As Sales & Business Development Manager South Korea, Kevin Lee is responsible for the further development and expansion of DoKaSch TS's business in South Korea. The graduate in business administration is a proven sales expert in the pharmaceutical sector. After graduating in 1994, he joined Daewoong Pharmaceuticals as a sales representative. Over the years, he has held different sales management positions for various pharmaceutical companies in South Korea such as Schering Plough or Guerbet and was able to build up an extensive network. Prior to joining DoKaSch TS, he spent two years as Sales Director at S.lab Asia, a South Korean fixed-temperature chain logistics provider.

"I see many opportunities for the Opticooler® in the important South Korean pharmaceutical market and beyond, due to the extremely high level of safety and reliability of the actively temperature-controlled air freight container. We can serve customers quickly and reliably because of our proximity and extensive network supporting the growing pharmaceutical industry in an ideal way," says Kevin Lee, Sales & Business Development Manager South Korea at DoKaSch Temperature Solutions.

His appointment is part of DoKaSch TS’s growth strategy in Asia. Andreas Seitz, Managing Director of DoKaSch Temperature Solutions, remarked: "Kevin Lee is well acquainted with the PRESS RELEASE pharmaceutical sector and a seamless fit for our international team of experts. With him, we will continue to unlock high-growth markets in Asia and expand our Opticooler® service network. South Korea is a major production and export center for pharmaceuticals and biopharmaceuticals and our new representative ideally complements our extensive global network. This allows us to further ensure that our Opticooler® reaches our customers quickly and thus contribute to a smooth and reliable cold chain.”

About DoKaSch Temperature Solutions:

DoKaSch is a family-owned supplier of loading equipment to the global aviation industry. With almost 30 years of experience, DoKaSch has acquired a far-reaching set of skills to develop, manufacture, maintain and market all sorts of unit load devices (ULD) for the transportation of goods and luggage in aircrafts around the world.

At DoKaSch Temperature Solutions, we focus on renting out our Opticooler, an inhouse developed air-conditioned temperature-controlled container, to international airlines. The Opticooler is designed to transport and safeguard high value, temperature-sensitive cargo such as pharmaceuticals on intercontinental flights. Our Opticooler-Containers ensure that throughout all climate zones the pharmaceutical cargo reaches its destination safe and undamaged.

The “Made in Germany” DoKaSch Opticooler works autonomously with batteries. It is valued for its exceptional reliability and performance in any climatic and weather situation and keeps cargo very accurately within the 2-8°C or 15-25°C range.

Many well-known pharmaceutical companies have been relying on the Opticooler for years as a way to deliver their vital medicines safely, reliably and undamaged to patients around the world.

If you have any questions or require further information, please contact:

Medienbüro am Reichstag GmbH
Janin Detjen
+49 30 20 61 41 30 32

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