Communication Director Newsletter - 02.09.2015
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Welcome to the September edition of Communication Directory!

As a communicator, how well do you understand the issues at the top of your CEO’s priority list? This month’s edition of Communication Directory newsletter presents an essential resource for understanding the mindsets of leading CEOs. Brought to you by Communication Director Magazine, our lead article covers the major findings of PwC’s 18th Annual Global CEO Survey. It shows that while there is mixed confidence when it comes to global growth, company heads are optimistic about the prospects of their own organisations. What’s more, concern and confidence differ in volume and subject across region and industry. Importantly these findings allow communicators to link their own strategies with the outlook of CEOs in their region and industry.

Outside of this we present the usual mix of personnel changes, events and job opportunities, plus we dive into a study of digital marketing across the world, which shows those in Asia are more demanding of brands and their digital content.

As always, we wish you a productive month of September.

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personnel
MetLife has named Cindy Tang as its new vice president and head of communications for the Asia region.  Aside from spearheading all communication initiatives of MetLife in the region, Tang will be tasked to offer strategic ...  + 
Online petition platform Change.org has appointed Gary Nunn as director of communications, bringing the platform’s total Australian head count to eight. Nunn joins the organisation after three and a half years as the PR ...  + 
Jobs
Maylan
Location: Hyderabad
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare
Location: Auckland
Workday
Location: DACH, Munich
PepsiCo
Location: Bangkok
Rakuten
Location: Tokyo
Article
Every year PwC asks CEOs worldwide about their hopes, aspirations and concerns.The results are a fantastic resource for communications.

  Picture the scene. It is 20 January 2015, on the eve of the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. In the glare of the world’s media, and with live webcast coverage being streamed to a global audience, PwC global chairman Dennis Nally takes to the stage to present the findings of PwC’s 18th Annual Global CEO Survey. In communications terms, it’s a dream scenari  read more 
Events
08.09.2015, Bangkok
AFCSR: NOW ON ITS 14th YEAR! The Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility (AFCSR) is the largest annual conference on corporate ...  + 
10.09.2015, Tokyo
Image: flickr.com/DnlRxn International Conference on Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Innovation, Sept 10-11, 2015, Waseda ...  + 
14.10.2015, Kyoto
The 21st Asia-Pacific Conference on Communications (APCC2015) will be held in Kyoto, Japan, the ancient Capitol of Japan with rich Japanese ...  + 
27.10.2015, Brisbane
One-day interactive forum and workshops. Through practical case studies we will explore: * The Ever-Evolving Challenge of ...  + 
09.11.2015, Bangkok
Image: Flickr ClickZ Live is the evolution of SES Conference & Expo. SES established itself as a leading conference for digital ...  + 
Facts and Figures
Chinese internet users have higher expectations of digital marketing than users in Brazil, the UK and the USA. This is the major finding of the 2015 Global Digital Marketing Report from digital interaction agency Razorfish. A large majority (87%) of Chinese consumers believe that online shopping websites can be improved compared to 79% in Brazil and 52% and 50% in the US and UK respectively.  read more 
Codi Newsletter - 02.09.2015
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Dafydd Phillips,
Sarah Schlingmeyer
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