GolinHarris (www.golinharris.com) announced the appointment of Tarun Deo as managing director of Singapore and regional managing director of Southeast Asia. He will assume the leadership role from Christina Cheang, who is stepping down from the role after five successful years with the agency. Deo starts his new assignment on July 1.
Most recently Deo served as managing director and senior partner of FleishmanHillard’s operations across Southeast Asia and India, based in Singapore. Previous roles include senior vice president for Market Development and the Technology Group for Asia as well as leading strategy to build Fleishman’s regional Digital and Social Media capabilities.
“We are very pleased that Tarun is joining us. Attracting specialists of his caliber is key to providing the highest levels of counsel and expertise to our clients in Singapore and across the region,” said Jonathan Hughes, GolinHarris president, Asia Pacific. “At the same time, we are extremely grateful to Christina for putting our business in Singapore on such a strong footing and we wish her all the very best.”