The Malaysian Advertisers Association (MAA) has reelected Mohamed Kadri Mohamed Taib (pictured left) as president and Claudian Navin Stanislaus (pictured right) as VP.
Mohamed Kadri is Coca-Cola Malaysia’s public affairs and communications director and has been active for more than 30 years in the marketing communications industry. He is also vice-chairman of the Advertising Standards Advisory. Meanwwhile Stanislaus is Baba Products’ head of advertising and promotions. Both will be leading MAA’s newly-elected council members from CIMB Bank, Heineken Malaysia, Nestle Products, Nippon Paint Malaysia, Mondelez Malaysia Sales, Tune Group, Procter and Gamble, Digi Telecommunications and Unilever Malaysia.
“We will continue to drive the industry, uphold its values and strengthen initiatives adopted by MAA,” Kadri said. He added that MAA will focus on making its strategy of inspire, ignite, impart and influence more dynamic. A key area will be to enhance government stakeholders’ perception of MAA. “We will regularly update them on industry innovations, so that government policies correspond to the fast-changing advertising trends,” he said. MAA was established in 1964 and represents 70 major advertisers with a collective ad spend of about RM 5 billion.