PRESS RELEASE, Singapore, September 28, 2018
The international brand strategy and nutrition innovation agency Healthy Marketing Team (HMT) announced after VitaFoods Asia that they establish a consulting and training hub in Singapore, HMT Asia Pacific, in co-operation with its new partner Mr Deepak Gunvante, CEO, DG Associates Pte Ltd. Mr Gunvante is already based in Singapore and brings with him a rich experience of innovation from the nutrition industry.
– HMT Asia Pacific will have a strong focus on the fast-growing Asia Pacific region where nutrition innovation is at an ever increasing pace. Through HMT’s FourFactors® methodology, we shall significantly increase the success rate of Innovation for our clients, says Deepak Gunvante. Our collective expertise together with global and regional experience will help the nutrition brands in this region to meet the changing needs of today’s consumer.
HMT brings nearly twenty years of global experience from assisting the nutrition industry in innovation and branding of functional foods and supplements. The proven FourFactors® methodology has been used with clients in more than sixty countries on six continents. But HMT is not a newcomer to Asia. HMT consultants has already been active in Asia for ten years with consulting and training projects in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Korea, Japan, China and the Phillipines. HMT has also carried out client projects in Australia and New Zeeland.
– With Mr Gunvante we bring a 360 degree approach to the offering of HMT, says Peter Wennström, CEO of HMT. He has over 30 years of Innovation experience behind him with companies like Unilever, GSK, General Mills as well as consulting and training in innovation. HMT Asia Pacific will provide strategic consulting in both nutrition innovation and nutrition marketing. In a time of great changes on the market the bridge between R&D and marketing is key to success. Therefore, the Asia Pacific hub will have a special focus on consumer-centric training modules for innovation and marketing teams.
HMT is today headquartered in Sweden and has an existing hub in London. Through partners HMTs globally leading consumer centric innovation system the FourFactors® is now also represented in Finland, Brazil and soon also in the USA. HMT Asia Pacific will have a focus on Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines and India.
For further information:
Deepak Gunvante, Partner for HMT Asia Pacific, +65 96725291, firstname.lastname@example.org
Peter Wennström, Founder and CEO HMT, +46 767 749074, email@example.com
About Deepak Gunvante
Mr Gunvante has had the opportunity to improve lives of over a billion consumers through innovation of food and nutrition brands that he has been associated with during his R&D/corporate career (12 years with Unilever, 17 years with GSK Consumer Healthcare, one year with General Mills and the last year through consulting based out of Singapore). He has handled diverse and increasing Innovation responsibilities through his career and has consistently delivered Innovation-led business growth. Currently, he is the CEO & Managing Consultant for DG Associates Pte. Ltd. consulting firm based in Singapore and a Performance/Health/Wellness coach for Johnson & Johnson and GSK, now also taking on the mantle of partnering HMT for Asia Pacific region.
About Healthy Marketing Team
The Healthy Marketing Team, HMT, is a private consulting company, founded 2008 in London and since 2018 with its head quarter in Malmö, Sweden. The company now has a permanent representation in Malmö (Greater Copenhagen), London and Singapore – and a growing network of global FourFactors® partners. HMT has been working with nutrition clients in more than 60 countries. The main product, Four Factors® Brand Acceleration System, has been developed since nearly twenty years and is today established as the leading method for consumer and brand centric innovation for food, beverages, supplements and food ingredients. The method and approach are unique and has, so far, been trademarked in more than 35 countries. www.thehmt.com