Mobile Marketing Association expands its APAC board of directors

The Mobile Marketing Association has announced ten new board members to its Asia-Pacific board of directors. 

The members include senior personnel from P&G Asia, Nestle Indonesia, Go-Jek, Google India and South East Asia and Suntory PepsiCo Vietnam.

The announcement:

The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), the leading global association for the mobile marketing industry, today announced the appointments of ten new board members to its Asia Pacific Board of Directors. Coming from diverse backgrounds and industries, the board members will help MMA advance the future of marketing in Asia Pacific through mobile.

Elected by MMA’s APAC membership, the newly appointed board members will serve a two-year term, beginning immediately. The new board members include:

Dharnesh Gordhon, President Director, Nestlé Indonesia

Dominique Touchaud, Associate Director Brand Building Integrated Communications, Procter & Gamble Asia

Antoine de Carbonnel, Chief Commercial Officer, Go-Jek 

Patrick de Moustier, Managing Director, Accenture Digital, ASEAN, Accenture

Nguyen Dinh Toan, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Suntory Pepsico Vietnam

Sapna Chadha, Senior Marketing Director, Google India and Southeast Asia

Tu Thai Minh Diem, Director of Specialised Nutrition, FrieslandCampina Vietnam

Florent Vallauri, Sr. Managing Director Southeast Asia Pacific, Gameloft

Tom Simpson, VP, Brand & Exchange, APAC, AdColony

Vasuta Agarwal, Vice President & Managing Director, Asia Pacific, InMobi

“MMA’s commitment to leading the mobile industry and driving our charter is reflected in the appointment of some of the most influential marketing leaders in APAC to our board,” said David Porter, Chairman of the MMA APAC Board of Directors, and Unilever’s Vice President of Global Media for Asia, Africa, Middle East, Turkey & Russia. “The importance of mobile in marketing strategies strategy is now indisputable, and the outstanding composition of the Board is testament to the power mobile has in building business capabilities for brands across the region. We have a busy agenda and I look forward to working with such a distinguished group.” 

In addition to the new appointments, following members had their term renewed:

Richa Goswami, Global Head of Digital, Johnson & Johnson

Richard Murphy, Corporate Vice President, Digital; Growth & Foundational Markets, McDonald’s Corporation

Dan Neary, Vice President, Asia Pacific, Facebook

Dick Van Motman, Global CEO, Dentsu Aegis Network, Creative Agencies

Vishnu Mohan, Chairman & CEO India and Southeast Asia, Havas Media

Sean Rach, Chief Marketing Officer,

Current members of the board include:

D Shivakumar, Group Executive President – Corporate Strategy and Business Development, Aditya Birla Group

Bessie Lee, Founder & CEO, Withinlink

Joe Nguyen, Board Member, Emarketingeye

Ashutosh Srivastava, Chairman & CEO – AMEA, Russia/CIS, Mindshare

David Porter, Vice President, Global Media, Asia, Africa, Middle East, Turkey & Russia, Unilever

Priya Nair, Executive Director, Home Care, Hindustan Unilever Limited

Rohit Dadwal, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, MMA

“We continue to bring together leading marketers in the region to help businesses in Asia Pacific embrace developments in mobile marketing, so that they can drive innovative marketing campaigns and deliver successful business outcomes.” said Rohit Dadwal, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, MMA. “The knowledge and expertise of the board will bolster MMA’s efforts to accelerate innovation in the industry, and build the tools and resources necessary to help MMA members navigate the evolving mobile marketing landscape.”

Source: MMA press release


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