Executive Vice President and President, Greater Asia
James Lim serves as executive vice president and president of Greater Asia for BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company headquartered in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey. He is also a member of the BD Executive Leadership Team. Based in Singapore, where BD’s Greater Asia regional headquarters is located, Lim leads the company’s business operations in China, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, Korea, Southeast Asia, India and Pakistan.
Lim joined BD in 1994 from Seagate International, serving initially as an engineering and facility manager for BD Medical, then working in research and development, and eventually serving as a plant manager. He was then promoted to director of operations for the Asia Pacific region and was responsible for regional Manufacturing and Supply Chain functions, overseeing plant operations in Singapore, Bawal, India and Suzhou, China. He was then named vice president for both the Central and Asia Pacific regions, responsible for business management and support functions for the entire Asia Pacific region.
Lim earned a degree in mechanical engineering from the National University of Singapore.