Weber Shandwick has announced the appointment of Joel Weiden as general manager of the its Bangkok office. He joins the agency from the Singapore office of Nielsen Holdings, where he served as director of global communications.
Joel will bring to the role nearly 20 years of experience in both the US and Asia. Prior to joining Nielsen, he was driving financial and crisis communications, litigation support and issues management at several PR firms, as well as running his own communications consultancy from 2005 to 2010. His work has spanned a wide range of industries, with clients including airlines, automotive suppliers, healthcare companies and pharmaceutical manufacturers.