MDA announces new office bearers


  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 10 Jul 2024

(From left) Wang, Ooi, Sagau and Tan after the MDA’s 15th annual general meeting in Kuala Lumpur.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Digital Association (MDA) announced Omnicom Media Group Sdn Bhd chief executive officer Eileen Ooi and REV Media Group chief operating officer Nicholas Sagau as the president and vice-president respectively at its 15th annual general meeting.

“I am thrilled and deeply honoured to be elected as the president of MDA for a second term.

“I have thoroughly enjoyed my journey with MDA and am committed to continue to serve our community and support in our industry’s growth.

“The appointment is a testament to the industry’s confidence in MDA’s impact and support in driving the digital economy forward and Omnicom Media Group’s role as a representation of the agency and advertisers’ needs in digital. I look forward to working closely with the rest of MDA’s elected office bearers, council members and strategic partners,” said Ooi.

Star Media Group Bhd chief business officer Lydia Wang was appointed as its secretary while MCIL Malaysia group chief operating officer (group strategy and content) Tan Lee Chin as its treasurer.

The elected council members are 16TWO Communication Labs Sdn Bhd, Astro Media Solutions Sdn Bhd, FCB Sdn Bhd (FCB SHOUT), Dentsu Holdings (M) Sdn Bhd, GroupM Malaysia, iMedia Asia Sdn Bhd, IPG Mediabrands Sdn Bhd, Nuffnang Sdn Bhd and Petroliam National Bhd (PETRONAS).

Sagau said, “I am deeply honoured and grateful for the industry's trust in electing me for this position.

“This appointment is a testament to the industry's confidence in our ability to lead the digital media publisher’s industry through the challenges posed by the current economic outlook, which is impacted by various factors.

“I am eager to collaborate closely with our industry's elected council, office bearers and stakeholders to drive innovation and growth.”

MDA was established in 2009 and embarked on a number of successful projects and activities were organised such as the signature networking event, Digital Wednesday which offered a networking opportunity for local publishers, media agencies and advertisers with speakers from relevant fields sharing insights and knowledge to the industry, the “d Awards” which celebrate and appreciate the best innovative works in developing digital products, designing and execution of digital marketing campaigns and d Conference which brings together highly established industry leaders to elaborate on the best case studies and share ever-changing trends in the digital space.

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