Epsilon promotes Leung
Epsilon has named Regina Leung as Vice President, Marketing International which expands her current responsibilities as Vice President, Marketing, Asia Pacific. She is based in Hong Kong. Leung has been with the company for four years.
New Chairman at T-Systems Singapore
Natasha Kwan has been appointed Managing Director of South Asia and Chairman of Singapore T-Systems Management Board. Kwan joins from Microsoft Corporation where she spent the last 19 years holding various roles including that of MD for Microsoft Singapore. Prior to joining Microsoft, Kwan was with IBM Singapore.
Legoland Malaysia appoints director of sales
The planned theme park, Legoland Malaysia, has appointed Thila Munusamy as Director of Sales and Marketing. She will oversee the theme park’s overall marketing, PR, social media, sales and regional promotion activities. She moves from Sunway Lagoon which she joined in 2005 as Marketing Manager. Prior to Sunway Lagoon, Munusamy held various positions in marketing and communications at major hotels in Kuala Lumpur.
Things go sweeter for Davidson
New Zealand Film production house, The Sweet Shop, has expanded into Bangkok, Thailand with the appointment of Claire Davidson as Executive Producer. She moves from Sudest Productions in Vietnam.
Her career started in MTV after which she moved into commercials and was leading McCann Worldgroup’s in-house production arm. Davidson will head the Southeast Asia team covering India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, the Philippines and Singapore.
Pankraz joins iris Sydney
Dan Pankraz has joined iris as Joint Regional Planning Director, moving from M&C Saatchi. He will be based in Sydney. In his 12 years of experience, Pankraz has also worked in Saatchi & Saatchi and DDB in Sydney and BBH in New York. In his new role, he will be working on Adidas, Sony, Shell and other local and regional accounts.
BBC appoints new VP for advertising
Rohit Gopakumar has been appointed Vice President, South Asia for BBC Advertising. He will be based in Mumbai and will lead a team of 25 news and entertainment sales staff. Gopakumar has over 17 years of experience in the media industry including stints at Times of India, Star TV, NDTV Media and most recently at Aidem Ventures, an independent media sales aggregation company.