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Saab opens Philippines office

16th November 2016 - 09:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Saab is looking to further develop its business in the Philippines with a new office now open in Manilla.

The new office – the company’s tenth dedicated country unit office in the Asia Pacific – will form the headquarters of Saab’s country unit serving the Philippines, which will be formally established in January 2017.

The company’s identified future business opportunities in the Philippines include the Gripen fighter, naval combat systems, maritime and air traffic management systems, and training systems and solutions.

Dan Enstedt, president and CEO of Saab Asia Pacific, said: ‘Saab already does about 25 per cent of our annual business in Asia Pacific. That number has grown steadily over the years, will continue to grow and I expect that the Philippines will be part of this story. 

‘We have steadily increased our presence in the region by opening different country offices to be close to the customer. That is a key part of how we do business all over the world. Our new office in Manila is Saab’s tenth in Asia Pacific, and I don’t think it will be the last.’ 

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