Thomas Voss is the founder of FabForward and a veteran in the electromechanical industry, bringing more than 20 years of experience to the table.
He spent more than a decade taking Francotyp-Postalia - the German market leader and multi-channel provider for mail communication - through its major stages of growth. As a Quality Control Engineer and Head of Quality in the high-mix-low-volume manufacturing, Thomas proved his cross-disciplinary abilities by spearheading the company’s production transfer to Singapore where he set up and managed end-to-end business operations as Head of Production.
Known for his change management skills and commercial acumen, Thomas was further promoted to Managing Director Asia-Pacific where he restructured the regional distribution and turned the Singapore office into a direct sales and service branch. He understands the constant pressures manufacturers face to improve their operational performance and how the Internet-of-Things will benefit their business. Besides, he also utilises his profound engineering and industy know-how as technical specialist translator for the English - German language pair.
Thomas has been based in Singapore since 2008. He holds a Bachelor's Degree (Hons.) in Information and Communications Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences in Berlin (Germany) and an MA from the University of Kelaniya. He is a trained Six-Sigma Black Belt, APICSAmerican Production and Inventory Control Society Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) and Certified Internet-of-Things Professional (CIoTP).