This agreement is yet another opportunity for DKSH to expand in Asia Pacific as the company's healthcare unit has been a go-to partner of late in expanding a brand on the region.
Going forward, DKSH will be responsible for Rovithai's nutritional supplements, in that it will provide regulatory consulting and product registration services which will in turn strengthen its' own position in the market while contributing incrementally to the Group’s overall earnings and profitability over time.
“We are proud to provide market expansion services to Rovithai Limited. Their decision to outsource regulatory services to DKSH underlines our position as partner of choice for healthcare companies who want to register their products in Thailand efficiently,” explains Bernd Lepper, vice president Healthcare, DKSH.
According to a Rovithai spokesperson, the agreement for them underlines DKSH’s ability to provide highly demanded value added services, such as regulatory services, besides the core distribution and commercial services.
“It has unrivalled technical expertise and knowledge of the Thai regulations paired with a solid track record in product registration. Therefore it is our partner of choice for the registration of our nutritional supplement products in Thailand,” says Sawasporn Jaklerdchai, Human Nutrition & Health manager, Rovithai Limited.
Going from strength to strength on the AP region
Just last month DKSH signed a three year agreement with Linco Care in an effort to provide marketing, sales and distribution as well as credit and collection services for its Re-Gen Oil in Malaysia.
That agreement involved the launch of new products in competitive markets to which the managing director and co-founder of Linco Care, Farhad Seka attributed choosing the company at the time as being down to; "DKSH's capillary distribution network, expertise in marketing and selling skin care products as well as their dedication to quality and their ability to successfully launch new products."