Madhavi (Maddie) joined Media in June 2010 as editor for Southeast Asia. She has 14 years work experience in communications and publishing field, and has worked in internal comms and public relations, as well as held editorial positions for trade and lifestyle publications in Hong Kong and Singapore. She is a graduate in foreign languages and holds post graduate qualification in corporate communications and web design.
SINGAPORE - Nick Handel, the former regional director of digital for Leo Burnett & Arc Worldwide, has joined McCann Worldgroup’s digital and relationship marketing arm, MRM Singapore, as managing director.
HO CHI MINH - Darin Williams (DW), MD of Nielsen in Vietnam, offers an insight into the opportunities and challenges that Vietnam offers to brands intending to set up their base and its consumer sentiment poised for the next decade.
BANGKOK - Thailand, which aims to become one of the top 10 car-producing countries in the world within five years, has attracted US$265-535 million in investment from car companies Toyota and Mitsubishi Motors.
WEST JAVA - With emerging markets strengthening its sales figures in the first half of 2010, Nestlé Indonesia has announced an investment of US$100 million with a focus on manufacturing nutrition-based branded products at affordable prices.