Holmes Report 12 Jul 2015 // 2:18PM GMT
JAKARTA—Edelman has named Raymond Siva (pictured) as CEO of Edelman Indonesia, effective September 1. Siva, currently managing director of Edelman Malaysia, will lead the firm’s office in Jakarta, which employs more than 100 people, following the departure of Stephen Lock for a position with Latin American specialist Speyside in Brazil.
Robert Kay, currently managing director of Leo Burnett in Malaysia, will succeed Siva as CEO of Edelman Malaysia, also effective September 1. Both Siva and Kay will report to Iain Twine, CEO of Edelman Southeast Asia amd Australasia.
Siva joined Edelman in 2010 and previously held positions with G2 PR and as group head of communications for OSK Investment Bank.
Kay has managed marketing and product development in Australasia for a $2.2 billion division of The Coca-Cola Company, and was an account leader for Saatchi & Saatchi in both the UK and Australia. Prior to Leo Burnett in Malaysia, Kay served as managing director for TBWA in Abu Dhabi.