Low Yae-Foong

Low Yae-Foong

Co-Founder, COO,
& Executive Director

"The definition of having a good attitude towards work is bearing in mind the interests of your co-workers and all other stakeholders when you are making decisions."


Mdm. Low Yae-Foong co-founded Esco with Mr. Lim Lay Yew in 1978. In the early days of Esco, Mdm. Low sparked the beginnings of Esco's bulk dispensing line to respond to the demand for Witch Hazel decoctions at the time. To this day, she continues to adapt the operations of the Esco Lifesciences Group to the changing market conditions and evolving industry needs at the 43 locations in the 22 countries Esco operates in.


Mdm. Low oversees the efficiency and profitability of all the major operations and manufacturing facilities of the Esco Lifesciences Group. The Esco subsidiaries' trading and services, set up by Mdm. Low and Mr. Lim, continue to successfully yield returns over time. The countries where the co-founders Mdm. Low and Mr. Lim established Esco include Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines, Myanmar, Taiwan, Hong Kong, China, Bangladesh, the United Arab Emirates, Kenya, South Africa, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America.


Through her leadership, Mdm. Low promotes results-oriented, highly organized, and agile teamwork, resulting in ever-increasing productivity geared toward excellence and innovation across the diverse international Esco workforce.


Mdm. Low holds a B.Sc. in Pharmacy from the University of Singapore.