KRA Group builds up Malaysia team

Public affairs consulting firm KRA Group has appointed Keith Leong Yu Keen as head of research and Gerald Tan Siew Heng as head of business advisory.

Leong will be in-charge of the overall research team, working closely with the group director of strategy. In addition, he will supervise and oversee the delivery of research deliverables for dissemination to KRA’s client network.

Tan will be in charge of identifying new business opportunities, executing business development strategies and expanding KRA’s client network. Both Leong and Tan will report directly to the group chief executive officer, Karim Raslan.

Meanwhile, the firm also appointed Tajwini Jahari as director of research and advisory in Indonesia. He will oversee the overall Indonesia research team in delivering research products and advise on client specific matters.

It has also appointed Louella Dela Cruz as associate. She will be in charge of the firm’s projects in the Philippines as it looks to strengthen its regional presence.

The KRA Group provides services specializing in stakeholder relations, business advisory, strategic communication solutions, in-depth cross-market research and reputation management. Its focus is on the Southeast Asia market.