LinkedIn gets new comms lead

Regional - A week after the network hired a new regional managing director, it has also appointed ex-Nielsen comms lead Roger Pua(pictured) as its director of corporate communications for the region.

Based in Singapore, Pua reports to vice president of corporate communications Shannon Stubo. Stubo is based in LinkedIn's global headquarters in Mountain View, California.

Pua was previously vice president of global communications and marketing, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa at Nielsen.

Prior to that, he held the role of vice president and head of communications, Asia Pacific at GE Capital for over two years as well as other lead communications roles at Citi Investment Research and OCBC.