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DKSH to market and distribute Woods cough remedies in Singapore June 28, 2019


			
				DKSH to market and distribute Woods cough remedies in Singapore

DKSH has partnered with Kalbe International to market and distribute Woods well-known range of over-the-counter (OTC) cough remedies.

Media release

DKSH to market and distribute Woods cough remedies in Singapore

DKSH has partnered with Kalbe International to market and distribute Woods well-known range of over-the-counter (OTC) cough remedies.

Singapore, June 28, 2019 – DKSH Business Unit Healthcare, Asia’s leading partner for healthcare companies seeking to grow their business in Asia, has entered a partnership with Kalbe International, a company recognized by pharmaceutical professionals and consumers for its range of best-selling products that are trusted around the world.

 

Kalbe International is the subsidiary of Indonesian Kalbe Farma, the largest publicly-listed pharma company in South East Asia. Its signature brand Woods has been a trusted household cough remedy for over 100 years. Kalbe acquired the originally Australian brand Woods in 1997, with the aim of extending its reach to a wider global market.

 

DKSH will provide marketing and sales as well as distribution and logistics services for Kalbe’s range of Woods OTC cough remedies. DKSH will use both modern and general trade channels in Singapore.

 

Lim Susanto, Director, Kalbe International, said: “We are delighted to partner with DKSH to market our Woods cough remedies in Singapore. We believe that this partnership will help to anchor and strengthen the presence of Woods in Singapore through DKSH’s extensive distribution network and strong connections with key stakeholders.”

 

Ankur Pandey, General Manager, Healthcare, DKSH Singapore, added: “We are excited to partner with Kalbe to market and distribute an established household name like Woods. With our extensive capillary distribution network in both modern and general trade, as well as our strong capabilities in marketing, sales and logistics, we are confident that we can help Kalbe to achieve its goal of expanding its distribution network in Singapore, while achieving cost efficiencies.”