Communication Director Newsletter - 03.12.2014
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Welcome to the December edition of Communication Directory newsletter,

Companies wanting to gain entry into already-crowded Western markets often must face prejudices or overcome ingrained perceptions. Corporate communicators have a vital role in helping their companies overcome these barriers, and the featured article in this month's Communication Directory - taken from the latest issue of Communication Director magazine - suggest seven "simple" steps that communicators can take towards achieving this goal.

Meanwhile, we're always on the look-out for personnel changes and relevant events in the communications field: feel free to email us with your news, and don't forget that you can follow Communication Director on Twitter at @codimagAP.

We'd like to wish you all a happy and productive end to 2014, and look forward to hearing your views, news and opinions in the New Year.


personnel
Uninor, one of India’s fastest growing telecom operators, has announced the appointment of its new Head External Communications – Anurag Prasad.   He takes this position in the corporate ...  + 
Mercedes-Benz has appointed Peter Larko as head of marketing communications and public relations for its Hong Kong operation. In his role, Larko will spearhead planning and strategic development of the brand, as well as public relations ...  + 
Jobs
CRS Education
Location: Suzhou, China
Hewlett-Packard
Location: Sydney, Australia
Development Alternatives Incorporated
Location:
Volvo
Location: Beijing, China
Roche
Location: Singapore
Article
 Communications can help companies from emerging economies build reputations in the West

Photo: www.dreamstime.com   Two things occurred on a lazy Sunday in Paris that set me thinking. As I was strolling outside the Café de la Paix in the Opera district, I was approached by a man peddling brochures on the streets. While I usually avoid retail solicitations, I agreed to hear his pitch. It left me astounded. He was spearheading a campaign for a Japanese jeans company which had just launched its first retai  read more 
Events
18.12.2014, Bangkok
In the age of regional integration in both the social and economic spheres, communication skills and strategy have become even more central to ...  + 
29.01.2015, Bangkok
The conference will be conducted over two days (January 29 and 30, 2015) with a keynote speaker on both days. It is organised by a partnership of ...  + 
16.02.2015, Wellington, New Zealand
Webstock is an annual celebration of the magic of the web and those who craft it. It features industry leaders and kick-ass speakers talking ...  + 
Facts and Figures
As the Asia-Pacific region continues to grow in global importance, stakeholders in Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore and Vietnam perceive good governance as an enabler of economic growth, while a majority in China, Indonesia and Vietnam expect market and corporate governance to improve in the future. That's according to a new survey that explores a wide r  read more 
Codi Newsletter - 03.12.2014
Editors:
Dafydd Phillips,
Sarah Schlingmeyer
info@communication-director.com

Marketing:
Van Ngoc Nguyen
Van-Ngoc.Nguyen@helios-media.com

Advertising:
Norman Wittig
Tel +49 (0)30 84 85 9 126
Fax +49 (0)30 84 85 92 00
norman.wittig@helios-media.com

Personnel:
Mike West
mike.west@helios-media.com

Jobs:
Gregor Ringsdorf
gregor.ringsdorf@communication-director.com

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