Key Staff Announcements
We would like to inform you of some reorganisation of key staff within our Lagardère Services Asia Pacific organisation.
1) Paul Ryan has decided, after dedicating several years with our organisation in Asia, to return to Australia at end January 2011, to take on the role of Operations Director, Pacific. He will report to Scott Raisin, the CEO of our Pacific business, where he will taking on new challenges and a new step in his career.
2) Grant Fleming will take over Paul’s role of Operations and Marketing Director, Asia with effect from the same time and will relocate from Paris to Singapore.
Grant will manage the Strategic Marketing as well as Communications for our organisation for Asia. He will also be supporting the Operations teams in Asia, as well as organising best practices sharing in all our activities and ensuring the consistency of our different concepts across the region. Grant will also join our organisation’s Directors’ Committee, together with Amy Chan and Diana Fox.
3) Tan Jong Lee will take on the role of General Manager, Singapore with effect from end January 2011.
Jong Lee will manage all of Lagardère Services Asia Pacific’s businesses within Singapore, including our joint-venture activities of the bookstores in Times Newslink. She will report to Emmanuel de Place, Chief Operating Officer for Asia Pacific, and will join the Directors’ Committee of Asia.
We believe that these key staff movements will reinforce our local business organisation as well as add much value to our Asia Pacific organisation structure. We are committed in growing and developing our travel retail business in the region, and in Duty Free categories especially in Asia.