Waggener Edstrom's tech lead takes on Groupon role

Dan Benelisha, VP Technology for Asia Pacific at Waggener Edstrom Worldwide has left the role to take on the position of head of communications at Groupon. Benelisha has confirmed the move to Marketing.

His duties include looking after two sub-regions, what Groupon calls its Tiger markets (Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Taiwan) and emerging markets (India, Indonesia, Thailand and The Philippines).

He will report to Amy Glancey, head of APAC Comms, based in Australia.

Benelisha (pictured) was with Waggener Edstrom Woldwide since 2011. Before that, he was associate director at Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide.

Waggener Edstrom Worldwide has confirmed to Marketing that no replacement for the role has been made.