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Publicis Groupe’s strategic communications and engagement consultancy MSLGROUP has appointed several new regional practice group leaders and regional deputy practice group leaders across Asia to further strengthen the firm’s expertise and leadership.

The practice leaders will have as their mandate to ensure MSLGROUP’s regional leadership position in their respective practice through client service and strategic counsel, including growing the business, developing new offerings and methodologies, structured internal capability enhancement and thought leadership.

Glenn Osaki (pictured) , president Asia, MSLGROUP, said: “Most of these top talents and leaders have been with us for many years, some have grown with us for over a decade. We are very happy to appoint these experts to take on international leadership roles and to contribute to developing the future of MSLGROUP in Asia and globally. MSLGROUP is driving the change.”

Fu Yumei brings over 20 years of experience in the marketing communications industry to MSLGROUP, including 10 years of in-house healthcare experience. She is adding the role of deputy regional practice leader to her current position as Healthcare Leader and senior associate director at MSLGROUP in Singapore

Narendra Nag’s previous experience spans companies within new media, big data, TV, digital and social. At MSLGROUP, Nag has developed content-centric, data-based and story-driven strategies within social and digital media for large corporations as well as innovative tech start-ups.  He is adding the role of regional practice leader to his current position as vice president and co-leader of MSLGROUP Social Hive in India. Parveez Modak brings together experience from digital media, social media, creative content, advertising, campaign planning, leadership and strategic advisory. He is adding the role of regional practice leader to his current position as senior vice president and co-leader of MSLGROUP Social Hive in India.

Amit Misra has recently re-joined MSLGROUP. He brings over 18 years of experience spanning corporate consulting roles, having focused on public affairs advisory to large corporations in India and in Asia. He is adding the role of regional practice leader to his current position as executive vice president and director, public affairs, at MSLGROUP in India. Amrit Ahuja, an 18-year veteran with MSLGROUP is adding the role of regional practice leader to her current position as client engagement leader for 20:20 MSL in India.

Par Uhlin, a 12-year veteran with MSLGROUP, has counseled many MNC leaders in China on regulatory issues, corporate reputation, CSR and crisis management. He is adding the role of regional practice leader to his current position as Vice Chair, MSLGROUP China.

Ellen Cheng has been with MSLGROUP for more than six years and specialises in combining corporate and integrated marketing advisory for her clients, ensuring consistent corporate and brand storytelling, which is deeply rooted in the company’s purpose. With over 16 years of both corporate and brand communications experience overall, she is a sought-after trainer and advisor to senior executives of leading international companies in China. She is adding the role of regional practice leader to her current position as director, MSLGROUP China.  Dennis Hsu, a five-year veteran with MSLGROUP has engineered many engaging campaigns in Taiwan, is adding the role of regional practice leader to his current position as vice president, MSLGROUP in Taiwan.

Ken Hirata has been with MSLGROUP for five years and is one of the most experienced advisors in the Japanese healthcare industry, including 20 years of in-house healthcare experience. He is adding the role of regional practice leader to his current position as senior director, MSLGROUP in Japan.

Jolin Liu has been with MSLGROUP for eight years, and brings over ten years of experience from integrated marketing, advertising and promotions. Liu is an experienced advisor, having led major integrated marketing campaigns in China for some of the world’s largest brands. She is adding the role of deputy regional practice leader to her current position as group account director, King Harvests.