Edelman has announced the promotion of John Kerr, CEO of Edelman Singapore, to the role of Vice Chair of Technology in Asia Pacific.
Additionally, Adrian Warr, CEO of Edelman Hong Kong and Taiwan, will take on the role of CEO for Southeast Asia, overseeing Edelman’s operations in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Vietnam.
Kerr will aim to navigate Edelman’s teams of technology sector practitioners and clients in Asia Pacific through a fast-changing consumer landscape.
Meanwhile, Warr will lead Edelman’s operations across Southeast Asia. He will focus on driving local expertise and cross-border collaboration across Southeast Asian markets, in order to deliver broader capabilities for Edelman’s clients. He will continue to lead the firm’s regional Employee Experience offering as well.
“As we continue to advance our plans towards our desired future, we are making important changes to our APAC leadership team today, in order to accelerate the growth of our people and our work, while creating a simpler structure that’s designed around the needs of our clients,” said Stephen Kehoe, Edelman’s President and CEO for Asia Pacific.
“Both John and Adrian are renowned leaders with proven track records for developing talent and driving business growth.”
Both appointments are effective October 1st.