Paul Topping has taken on the new role of Director at Heinemann Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd, the 100%-owned subsidiary of Hamburg-based duty free retailer and distributor Gebr. Heinemann.
In a brief statement, the company said it was pleased to announce the appointment, which takes effect from this month.
As Heinemann states, Topping has over 16 years of experience in the travel and domestic retail trade in the Asia. Before this he worked for travel retail companies in both Europe and the USA. Most recently in the travel retail business he headed up the Alpha ground shop operations in Sri Lanka, India and a few other territories.
Steffen Brandt, Ceo of Heinemann Asia said: “We are delighted to have Paul in the team. Given his experience, energy and knowledge of the region, he will assist us on developing our strategy and footprint in Asia.”
Adding his comments, Topping said: “Having admired Heinemann and their business approach for over twenty years and now seeing their appetite for Asia I am very honoured to be in the team.”