Communication Director Newsletter - 04.02.2015
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Dear Reader,

China offers today's public affairs communicators a surprising degree of innovation and flexibility, as well as the exciting opportunity to break new ground in technology and regulation. In this month's article, extracted from the latest issue of Communication Director magazine, American Express's Fritz Quinn shares his personal take on mapping out new territory for business in China.

Elsewhere in this month's newsletter, you'll find our usual mix of personnel changes, job offers and forthcoming events is Asia-Pacific corporate communications and PR, as well as a look at this year's Edelman Trust Barometer, which has practical advice for Asia-Pacific companies looking to build up trust in external markets - feel free to share your own opinions at @codimagAP .

Shell Malaysia has appointed its new head of media relations and issues management, Leigh Wong. Now reporting to the head of corporate affairs, Cynthia Alexander, Wong will be in charge of key group issues, media engagement and ensuring ...  + 
Agnes Chung, former marketing and PR director at Lane Crawford, has left the company to head up the same role at Volkswagen in Hong Kong.   Chung spent less then a year with Lane Crawford, leading a team of 13 in ...  + 
Real estate and property services company Bayleys Realty Group is growing its service support with the appointment of Chris Gwin to the newly-created role of Director Marketing and Communications. The new position encompasses ...  + 
The Australian Institute of International Affairs (AIIA) has announced that, following a competitive selection process, a  new Director of Communications has been appointed. Niree Creed joins the AIIA with a wealth of ...  + 
Location: Bangalore, India
United Overseas Bank
Location: Hong Kong
Dentsu Aegis Network China
Location: Shanghai, China
Adidas Group
Location: Hong Kong
Far from its restrictive image, China offers public affairs communicators room for innovation and flexibility.

  As you are all keenly aware, businesses are extremely sensitive to what is said and done in and by the People’s Republic of China. To borrow a phrase that has been serially adapted for a century, China is assuming the mantle of the country that, when it sneezes, gives the rest of the world a cold.  read more 
06.02.2015, Hong Kong
The Mob-Ex Awards HK 2015 is Hong Kong’s premier event celebrating mobile marketing excellence. Focusing on innovative and effective ...  + 
10.02.2015, Melbourne
This interactive forum offers a gamut of case studies from various industries that demonstrate how organisations are successfully engaging their ...  + 
10.02.2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The APACD is looking forward to welcoming  guest speaker Liz Kamaruddin from PETRONAS to debate the topic "Responsible PR in challenging ...  + 
14.02.2015, Mumbai, India
The Indy's Awards celebrates excellece in Mass Communications. Marketing Communications, Public Relations, Advertising, Corporate Social ...  + 
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 ...  + 
16.02.2015, Mumbai
Your most important Brand relationship is unlikely to be your choice of breakfast cereal, your car or even your football team, but the brand you ...  + 
17.02.2015, Mumbai
This 4th enhanced edition of World CSR Day Conference in Mumbai will focus on Connecting Minds, Creating the Future. Focuses include Environment, ...  + 
24.02.2015, Melbourne
The Media and Communications sector via journalism, public relations, digital media, advertising and ...  + 
27.02.2015, Kuching, Malaysia
The objective of the 2015 International Conference on  Public Relations and Advertising  (ICPRA 2015) is to provide a platform ...  + 
03.03.2015, Sydney
The annual gathering of Australia's broadcasters from TV, radio and online platforms, discussing the business issues affercting this industry, ...  + 
Facts and Figures
Companies based in developing economies and that are looking to expand into overseas markets need to work on their trust levels among audiences, according to the results of  2015 Edelman Trust Barometer.   The companies of two of the largest economies in the APAC region, China and India, are highly trusted by their own citizens (77 per cent and 87 per cent r  read more 
Codi Newsletter - 04.02.2015
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