Ruder Finn beefs up Asia’s management team

Ruder Finn Asia has appointed Kok Wing Tham as senior vice president, engagement and integration, to service its network across Asia Pacific.

He will bring added focus and drive to guide clients, as well as internal teams, in crafting communication solutions through insights, real-time dynamic analysis and digital influence.

Tham will also be closely involved in the development of new capabilities and practice skills in line with the need to integrate digital and non-digital platforms to sharpen engagement relevance and foster influence through earned affiliation.

Tham has close to 30 years experience in public relations, media, marketing and strategic communications. His background spans a range of industries including aviation, consumer, energy, finance, government, hospitality, professional services and technology.

Prior to joining Ruder Finn, Tham was a partner at a social media agency. He has served in senior local and regional leadership roles with global PR firms and was a journalist before joining the PR industry.

“The past year has seen incredible growth and expansion for Ruder Finn Asia, venturing into new and innovative communication offerings for the ever changing needs of the industry,” Ruder Finn Asia chairman, Jean-Michel Dumont, said.

“Kok Wing brings with him a combination of depth and proficiency, not just in the craft of communication but also a strong grasp of digital practice.”