Here's the official media release:
Standard Chartered appoints new Global Head of Digital Marketing
Damien Cummings from Philips hired to drive the Bank’s digital marketing strategy
Singapore, 19 May 2015 – Standard Chartered Bank today announced the appointment of Damien Cummings as Global Head of Digital Marketing. He will join the Bank in June 2015 and be based in Singapore, reporting directly to Sanjeeb Chaudhuri, Group Head of Brand and Chief Marketing Officer.
Damien is currently Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Philips ASEAN and Pacific. He has over 20 years of experience in digital and marketing transformation. He is currently responsible for brand, communications and digital marketing across Philips Consumer Lifestyle, Philips Lighting and Philips Healthcare. Prior to joining Philips, he was the Regional Marketing Director, Digital and Social Media at Samsung Asia. Damien has also worked at major global corporations in Australia and Singapore including Dell, Ogilvy, Citibank, Coca-Cola, NRMA and McKinsey & Company.
Sanjeeb Chaudhuri said: “I am delighted to welcome Damien to Standard Chartered. As a strategic hire for the marketing team, Damien will drive innovation and transformation in all aspects of digital and mobile marketing. I am confident that the appointment of an executive of this calibre will further strengthen the Bank’s brand and marketing leadership capabilities in the digital era.”
Damien will be responsible for providing digital and mobile marketing thought leadership as well as strategy formulation and execution. He will work with business partners to achieve our business aspirations across the Bank.
Damien is a much sought after speaker and blogger on marketing transformation and digital strategies and actively participates as a thought leader on international industry bodies including the Mobile Marketing Association, CMO Council and World Federation of Advertisers.
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