No Sweat! Primer Group hailed as Distributor of the Year 2019 by Hydro Flask

July 11, 2019


Primer Group Managing Director Johnny Thai, Regional Brand Manager Jan Paz, and Primer Group President and Chief Executive Officer receive the award from Hydro Flask, represented by Senior Manager for International Sales Tripp Sickler (second from left)

Primer Group of Companies received the Distributor of the Year Award 2019 from Hydro Flask in the recently concluded S20 Sales Meeting in Sunriver Resort, Bend, Oregon last May 29, 2019.


(L-R) Johnny Thai, Jimmy Thai, Hydro Flask Chief Executive Officer Scott Allen, Jan Paz, and Primer International Management Limited (PIML) Managing Director and Senior Vice President Mark Chim

Topping international distributors such as Alco/Itochu (Japan), Surf Composites (Australia), Compendium Limited (New Zealand), Starlike (Taiwan), and Gourmet F&B (Korea), Primer Group was bestowed the said award for “doing the most things right in terms of distribution, sales, marketing and communications”, according to Hydro Flask Senior Manager for International Sales Tripp Sickler.


Primer Group representatives at the conference- Primer Group President and CEO Jimmy Thai, Managing Director Johnny Thai, Evelyn Thai, Primer International Management Limited (PIML) Managing Director and Senior Vice President Mark Chim, Regional Brand Manager Jan Paz, PT Yuna Asia’s Ken Co, and Star Fashion Group’s Vitoon Tatiyamaneekul, Viphop Tatiyamaneekul and Gap Wongpaiboonwattana- dabbled in joy upon announcement of winners.


Primer Group representatives at the Hydro Flask S20 Sales Meeting

Primer started with Hydro Flask in the Philippines during the tail end of 2017 and has now expanded to Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Hong Kong.

Hydro Flask is the award-winning leader in high-performance, insulated stainless steel beverage and food flasks. Founded in 2009 in Bend, Oregon, Hydro Flask is committed to bringing customers Unexpected Refreshment each and every time through the unique combination of temperature, taste and transport. Every bottle features TempShield™ double wall insulation to keep beverages at the desired temperature, 18/8 pro-grade stainless steel to ensure pure and refreshing taste, and durable powder coat and ergonomic design for the ultimate in transport. Hydro Flasks are stylish, BPA-free, recyclable, and backed by a lifetime warranty. Our new giving program, Parks for All, supports the development and maintenance of public green spaces, so people everywhere can live healthier, happier and more fulfilled lives.

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