Meet our Leadership Team
Koufuku International Limited (KIL) Executive Management Team is responsible for the company’s daily operations and for ensuring timely reporting and provision of information to the Board of Directors and DHI
The KIL Key Management Team consists of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and five Managers
Dr. Tshering Dorjee, Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Tshering Dorjee became 3rd Chief Executive Officer from 1st May, 2020. Prior to joining KIL, he worked under Department of Livestock, MoAFs, in various Senior management positions as a Regional Director and Program Director in Regional Livestock Development Centre in the Eastern Bhutan. Dr. Tshering began his career as a Dzongkhag Veterinary Officer in 2002 and served as a Senior Livestock Officers in Trashiyangtse and Trashigang Dzongkhags.He has 18 years of professional experiences in the same field and has built strong social networks with the dairy farming communities in the Eastern Region. He was largely instrumental in bringing up the dairy value chain development in the region through cooperative structure and was strongly involved in creation of KIL Dairy Processing Plant in Trashigang as a Government counterpart representing the Department of Livestock. He also served as Board Member on KIL Board from March 2017 to February 2020. He holds Masters in Communication & Innovation for Development (MSc. Comm. & Innov. Dev.) from University of Reading, England and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from University of Bologna, Italy. Tshering has completed Higher Secondary School from Sherubtse College Kanglung in 1991.
Dr. Jigme Wangchuk Chief Operations Manager (GM)
Dr. Jigme Wangchuk is the first General Manager (Operations) of Koufuku International Limited (KIL). He joined KIL from July 1, 2021 and is currently responsible for overall operations of the dairy processing plant by ensuring annual operating plan, food safety, operating costs, quality products, customer order fill, customer satisfaction, environment requirements, capital projects and organizational development. Prior to joining KIL, he worked with the Department of Livestock (DoL) as Senior Veterinary Officer in Mongar district for seven years and as Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer in Thimphu district for two and half years. While in DoL, he has been extensively involved in improving dairy value chain, dairy product diversification, research and communication, cattle breed improvement, food safety and public health, and animal health services,building a strong network with rural communities and other stakeholders. Dr. Jigme completed his higher secondary school from Jigme Sherubling Higher Secondary school, Khaling in 2005 and earned his Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry from the University of Pondicherry, India in 2011.
Mr. Gyem Tshering, Finance & HR Manager
As a Human Resources officer, Gyem is responsible for partnering with other leadership team across the organization to lead the planning, development & execution of the Company’s people strategy in support of KIL business goals and its People First Culture. He is also responsible for KIL’s financial operations and development of Company’s financial strategies that support the profitable growth of the business. Mr. Gyem also serves a Company’s Corporate Secretary and legal representative of the Company. Prior to joining KIL in 2018, Gyem also worked with KUZU FM as Finance Officer. Mr. Gyem earned his Bachelor Degree in Commerce (BCom) from Royal Thimphu College, Bhutan.
Mr.Younten Tshering, Marketing Officer
Since joining in KIL in 2018, Younten has had a number of marketing, sales & commercial roles. He is responsible for planning, developing and implementing all marketing strategies including market research. He also serves as liaison between prospective distributors/wholesalers and the company, and maintains cordial relations with the customers & promotes various marketing services. With his skills in IT, Younten committed in developing media packs, writing and editing sales and marketing materials. He has a Bachelor degree BBA (marketing) from Gedu College of Business Studies.