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SCMP hires Elgen Kua to lead communications team

The South China Morning Post (SCMP) has appointed Elgen Kua for the role of Director of Corporate Communications, with effect from today.

Mr Kua will oversee the global media company’s corporate communications department and advise SCMP’s senior leadership team on corporate affairs, strategic messaging, and CSR initiatives. Reporting to the CEO Office, he will be responsible for executing the company’s communication goals and promoting the SCMP brand as the company continues its global expansion.

“As SCMP continues to strengthen its corporate brand through digital transformation, we are delighted to have a seasoned professional with Elgen’s experience joining the Post. This is an exciting time for our company and Elgen’s expertise will play an important role in establishing SCMP as a digital thought leader and in strengthening our mission to lead the global conversation about China. His track record in strategic communications and brand building will be instrumental for SCMP’s global expansion,” said SCMP Chief Executive Officer Gary Liu.

“I am excited to join a leading global media company in SCMP that is driven by a dynamic and forward-looking team with bold ambitions. I look forward to making meaningful contributions and continue building its corporate brand reputation in its journey towards digital transformation,” said Mr Kua.

Prior to joining SCMP, Mr Kua was the Marketing and Communications Director at the global sports agency MP & Silva. He successfully drove key marketing initiatives, digital campaigns and corporate branding, in addition to overseeing strategic corporate affairs, crisis communications, and issues management. Before MP & Silva, Elgen was the Assistant Director at Fox International Channels and ESPN STAR Sports’ Corporate Communications department managing publicity campaigns, media relations and sports marketing.

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