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Linda Lim promoted to head of trading for GroupM Singapore

Linda LimMedia buying group GroupM has announced the promotion of Linda Lim from trading director to head of trading in Singapore.

The announcement:

Singapore, April 1, 2015– GroupM Singapore is pleased to share Linda Lim, Trading Director, has been promoted to Head of Trading effectively immediately.

Lim has been in the role for 15 months, and has been instrumental in helping GroupM Singapore grow its trading arm. She will remain based in Singapore, and will continue to report to Jon Thurlow, CEO of GroupM Singapore.

Her new role will broaden beyond leading GroupM Trading Strategy.

She will now also be responsible for providing leadership to the agency trading community by working with local agency management, as well as managing a new internal GroupM team focused on buying operations.

“I look forward to an expanded role at GroupM, in collaboration with the agencies to continue delivering exceptional value to our clients in Singapore,” Lim says.

Thurlow believes Linda’s promotion reflects the growing importance of this area in “driving unique advantage to agency clients in a rapidly changing environment”.

“We’re very happy to have her move into this role, and to continue supporting the business in her new capacity,” he adds.

Source: press release

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