Jonathan Forrest Wilson

Alltech Asia-Pacific

Jonathan is the president of Alltech Asia-Pacific. With more than 26 years of experience living and working throughout Asia-Pacific and Oceana, his career has focused on leading industrial businesses and agribusinesses to help them reach their full potential.

Jonathan has led businesses with operations on every continent, developing and executing innovative and impactful growth-focused transformation strategies, including cross-border mergers and acquisitions, sales, product development, capital projects, and technology initiatives in both emerging and developed markets.

Prior to Alltech, Jonathan held senior roles at GODACO Seafood in Vietnam and advised Navis Capital Partners in Malaysia. He was also CEO and board member of Hong Leong Industries, a Malaysia-based industrial conglomerate. Jonathan’s journey in agribusiness and aquaculture began at the Gold Coin Group, where he rose to acting CEO, overseeing the group’s feed, premix, animal nutrition, shrimp genetics, and poultry integration businesses with USD1 billion sales.

Jonathan has a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. He received his Master’s degree in business administration with an emphasis on finance from Rutgers University.

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