Rick Mulia will be returning to the Wego headquarters in Singapore in the position of Chief Advertising & Media Officer.
Mulia’s responsibilities in his new role with Wego will see him lead the company’s advertising and media business globally, including both direct and programmatic sales.
He leaves his position as country manager for Twitter Indonesia after only six months.
“I am looking forward to returning to Wego and helping the company achieve the next level of growth,” said Mulia of the move.
“My focus is to make Wego and its audience data a must-have purchase for any travel advertiser investing in Direct Performance or Programmatic Ad Buying,” he added.
Mulia returns to Singapore after relocating to Jakarta towards the end of 2014 to launch the Indonesian office of Twitter, and is a former MSN and Yahoo! veteran.
Damien Cummings has joined Standard Chartered Bank in June 2015 as Global Head of Digital Marketing, reporting directly to Sanjeeb Chaudhuri, Group Head of Brand and Chief Marketing Officer.
Damien leaves his role as Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Philips ASEAN and Pacific after somewhat more than a year. Prior to joining Philips, he was the Regional Marketing Director, Digital and Social Media at Samsung Asia.
Damien will be responsible for providing digital and mobile marketing thought leadership as well as strategy formulation and execution at Standard Chartered Bank.
Singtel Advertising has appointed Melvin Yong as Director of Advertising. Melvin will be responsible for leading the Advertising Sales team, reporting to Anurag Dahiya, Head of Content & Advertising Sales. In this role, he will be driving sales of advertising inventory generated by Singtel services offered on platforms such as Singtel TV, NewsLoop and insing.com.
Melvin joins from CJ E&M, a Korean entertainment and media content conglomerate, where he set up new sales teams and developed the sales and marketing strategy for each market in Asia. He began his career in the media industry with MediaCorp and has held roles in media consulting and sales.