McPhy Energy has appointed Ken Kok Lee as Managing Director for the Asia-Pacific region to accelerate its development in this rapidly developing geography.

The company aims to benefit from Lee’s 15 years’ experience in management positions in several Asian countries for The Linde Group, including his contribution to the successful new Packaged Plant Solutions business development.

With this experience on board, Lee is immediately operational in developing business in Asia-Pacific from his location in Singapore.

He started his career in 2000 with The BOC Group, acquired by The Linde Group in 2006, where he grew from a project engineer to driving onsite and tonnage business for the Asia-Pacific region. Over the years, Lee held various managerial positions in engineering, project and business development, on home and international assignments in Malaysia, Germany, Hong Kong, China (Shanghai) and Singapore.

He holds an MBA degree from the University of Southern California and an engineering degree with honours.