A New Executive Director for SEATA

The Board of the Southeast Asia Toy Association (SEATA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Matteo Vezzosi as its Executive Director with immediate effect.


Matteo’s appointment marks the start of an exciting new chapter for the organisation as SEATA expands its scope and services to respond to members’ and evolving requirements of the dynamic toy industry . Lizum Mishra, Chair of the Board commented: “Matteo’s role is pivotal to SEATA’s expanded footprint and influence across the region. It is an exciting time for the toy and play sector in the Asia Pacific region, and SEATA is well placed to help the industry grow sustainably. Matteo brings over a decade of pan-Asia experience from the private and non-profit sectors. On behalf of the Board, we are excited to welcome Matteo to SEATA.”
Matteo, has been living in Singapore for the past 13 years and comes to us from NXP Semiconductors, where he contributed to the expansion of their Payment & Identification business. He was previously the Executive Director of the European Chamber of Commerce in Singapore where he lead the growth of the organisation. He was also instrumental in the creation
and daily operations of the EU-ASEAN Business Council – a pan-ASEAN lobbying platform for European companies. Matteo holds a Masters degree in International Studies from the National University of Singapore.

Singapore, 12th May 2020