Ken Mandel leaves HootSuite

Ken Mandel has left social relationship management platform HootSuite.

Mandel was managing director for Asia Pacific. Mandel confirmed the move to Marketing. Currently no replacement has been named and it is unclear who will be taking over Mandel's duties. He was in the role for a little over a year.

He told Marketing that this was a good time for him to exit the company as it is "in a great position and is undergoing a global restructure."

Mandel (pictured) has experience in both sales and digital advertising in APAC and has a wide range of enterprise innovation and executive leadership experience to HootSuite. He was responsible for HootSuite’s regional growth strategy and rapid expansion with enterprise customers.

Prior to joining HootSuite, Mandel was managing director of Salesforce Marketing Cloud for APAC, and before that he was Buddy Media’s first hire in the region. Mandel led Buddy Media’s growth in the region until it was acquired by in 2012.