Research & Development
  1. Aquaculture Research

  2. Manufacturing Facilities

  3. Aquaculture Research Center




  3. aquaculture & product consulting

  4. Seminars


  1. Product Overview

  2. Product Territory

  3. functional performance feed

  4. non-functional feed

  5. animal health product


  1. Our Story

  2. Mission & Vision

  3. Management

  4. Compliance

  5. Careers



Executive Team

The Grobest management team’s professional and industry-focused experience drives the company forward. Comprised of experts from the world of biotechnology, animal nutrition, aquaculture and other associated technologies, this combined expertise of the team reflects Grobest’s global reach and the company’s success.

Grobest’s corporate executives proven track record of management excellence, as well as respective industry expertise—combined with the strong, advisory support of our Board of Directors—is a major factor in the company’s leadership and ever increasing worldwide success.


Hua Du

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Du joins Grobest after 11 years of service at Solvay, a leading global chemicals and materials company, where he held the position of President of Global Business Units, and Member of Executive Committee, leading several global business units with revenues of EUR 5 Billion, more than 10,000 employees, and technologies covering a wide range of end markets. Prior to Solvay, he worked at Rohm and Haas Company for 13 years, driving growth in Asia for its Electronic Materials group.

Mr. Du graduated from Peking University in China and holds a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), organic chemistry at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign U.S.A.

Richard Shin

Chief Financial Officer

Richard C. W. Shin has joined Grobest as Chief Financial Officer in June 2020.

Mr. Shin has 28 years of professional experience in financial and business leadership roles, having lived internationally in six cities across five countries, building businesses and teams with a hands-on approach including: strategic planning, business and brand development; M&A and post-integration; business advisory; auditing; forensic accounting; and business valuation advisory. He has worked in the FMCG and retail sectors in the past 22 years, with extensive experience in publicly listed as well as private companies.

Mr. Shin has graduated from the McGill University of Montreal, Canada with a Master of Accountancy degree. He is also a Qualified Canadian Chartered Accountant.


Chief Marketing Officer

Kristin Veriga has joined Grobest as Chief Marketing Officer in September 2020. In his 26-year career in marketing and sales, he has taken leading roles for FMCG giants such as Mars, Reckitt Benckiser, and Arnotts. Prior to joining Grobest, he had worked for Regal Springs, a producer of antibiotic-free and sustainable tilapia. He has worked across five continents, managing operations spanning as many as 95 countries around the world.

He is a purpose-driven and growth-minded marketer focused on creating customer value. In Grobest, he will be responsible for making the operations even more farmer-centered by promoting their success, which in turn should bring about the company’s success.

Mr. Veriga holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Marketing) from University of Western Sydney.

Jennifer Kuo

Chief Technology Development Officer

Jennifer Kuo serves as Chief Technology Development & Sustainability Officer of Grobest Group. She joined Grobest in 1992, where she held various positions, including: General Manager of Animal Health Business Group, General Manager of Animal Health Research Institute, General Manager of Fuzhou Omnipro Industrial Co. Ltd, Vice President of Business Development & Planning, Vice President of Administrative Management, Director of Project Management, Special Assistant of Group Executive Director to assist business management, Supervisor of Aquaculture Research Center, and Supervisor of Quality Assurance Department. She was also appointed project manager to key projects and the leader of Ingredient Development team.

Ms. Kuo holds a master’s and a bachelor’s degrees from the Department of Aquaculture, National Taiwan Ocean University and has a broad experience in the aquaculture industry. She has also earned a professional certificate in Corporate Sustainability Management.

Edena Low

General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer

Edena has more than 25 years of legal, public affairs, social and environmental sustainability experience across the globe, spanning different industries. Most recently, she co-founded and was CEO at The AdviXory, after spending 11 years at Mattel Inc., where her last role was Global Vice President for Supply Chain Compliance and Sustainability. Previously, she had varied leadership positions at Group RCI, American Standard, Iomega and Ingram Micro, all US Listed corporations, after she began her career as a corporate lawyer at Singapore’s largest law firm of Allen & Gledhill.

Edena received her Bachelor of Laws from the University of London and is a qualified Barrister at Law of England and Wales, and an Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Singapore.

Philip McWhirter

Chief Human Resources Officer

Phil joins us with extensive experience in business transformation, organization effectiveness and talent management. He was most recent role was Vice President of Human Resources Asia in G4S. Prior to that, he was the Chief Operating Officer, China and Vice President Human Resources in Asurion. In his earlier career Phil worked with Swiss based Schindler Group where he donned different leadership role like General Manager for Australia and Human Resources Director for Asia Pacific.

Phil has a MBA from Macquarie Graduate School of Management & Masters of Quality Management from the University of Wollongong