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Ruder Finn hires Martin Alintuck as MD, SE Asia

Martin Alintuck steps into a newly created role as Ruder Finn Southeast Asia Managing Director, responsible for operations in the region which include offices in Singapore and Malaysia, and the Ruder Finn South East Asia affiliate network. His role also includes strategically growing Ruder Finn’s presence in the region, team management, new business development and working closely with the regional and global network. Based in Singapore, Mr Alintuck reports directly to Elan Shou, Executive Vice President and Asia Director of Ruder Finn.

The Southeast Asian economy has been growing continuously, at a robust rate, year-on-year. In 2017, Ruder Finn opened an office in Malaysia headed by Archana Menon.

With more than 25 years’ experience and an award-winning portfolio, Mr Alintuck brings with him immense expertise including corporate reputation, public relations, public affairs, crisis communications, CEO reputation, stakeholder relationship building, media relations, brand management, impactful writing for Fortune 500 and SME companies and brands.

In China for eight years, Mr Alintuck led the successful and award-winning American pavilion communications at Expo 2010 Shanghai while also serving as president/CEO of the USD$65M operation; re-engineered Edelman China, driving an unprecedented, sustainable growth strategy which doubled revenues, enhanced reputation and delivered strong business results for clients.

Elan Shou, Executive Vice President and Asia Director of Ruder Finn, said, “We are delighted to welcome Martin on board. Ruder Finn is having an extremely strong year and our South East Asian operations will play a significant role in the years to come. Martin has a great track record in building businesses, clients, people and teams and terrific China and Asia experience. His client-side role running the American presence at Expo 2010 Shanghai will also be invaluable. He will be an ideal fit for our fast-growing business and we are delighted he is joining our leadership team in Asia.”

Mr Alintuck said, “I am very excited to be joining Ruder Finn, a firm with an excellent long-standing reputation and tremendous success across the region. As Asia continues to grow and become even more connected across markets, it’s an exciting time to return to the region and join a great Ruder Finn team.”