Holmes Report 07 May 2017 // 3:38PM GMT
HONG KONG—FleishmanHillard has appointed Geoff Bilbrough general manager of its Hong Kong operations. Bilbrough has been deputy general manager and senior vice president at FleishmanHillard since arriving in Hong Kong four years ago from New Zealand. In addition, Patrick Yu is promoted to deputy general manager. Yu joined the firm in 2005.
MUMBAI—Ipshita Sen has joined Adfactors PR as senior vice-president, consumer marketing. Sen started her career at Rediffusion DY&R in Kolkata. She has since worked with Leo Burnett in Mumbai and South East Asia, Y&R in Dubai and Gulf Finance House in the Middle East, North Africa and London. Prior to Adfactors PR, she was national director, client strategy and employee engagement, and head of Southern Region at Edelman India.
BANGKOK—Nissan Motor Thailand has appointed Mantana Lau as general manager for corporate communications. Mantana will lead the corporate communications team, managing media relations, stakeholder communications, internal communications and company reputation. She joins from Bayer, where she was communications manager for Thailand, Cambodia and Myanmar.
SYDNEY—Ogilvy Public Relations’ specialist technology and business to business agency Howorth Communications has appointed the former Australian Financial Review business and technology journalist Brian Corrigan, to the newly created position of director of content. Corrigan will be responsible for leading a content team including business, technology and multimedia specialists.
NEW DELHI—GolinOpinion has won the PR mandate for Magicbricks, one of India's leading property sites. GolinOpinion will be asked to build a strategic framework for Magicbricks by establishing the brand's core values that define it across the country and strengthen the brand's positioning as a leader in the online real estate space.