The Malaysian Digital Association (MDA) announced Nicholas Sagau as the new President along with Eileen Ooi as the Vice-President. Nicholas Sagau was the Chief Product Officer of REV Media Group or previously known as Media Prima Digital Sdn Bhd.
He said he was honoured to be given the opportunity to lead the association
“It has been a challenging year but we’ll work hard to broaden MDA’s capacity as a platform to address the pressing challenges of local digital publishers, media agencies and digital agencies through the ongoing pandemic as it significantly impacts businesses. We aim to achieve this by working closely as an ecosystem and more importantly, represent these three digital sectors’ agenda to the government,” he said during the MDA’s 11th annual general meeting.
“This journey will surely bring us to another level of excitement. I look forward to collaborating with the new council members to open up even more opportunities.”
Nicholas who has been an MDA Council member for the past two years further said that his appointment as the President will continuously provide a platform for the new council members to meet, learn and work together in improving the industry.
Malaysian Digital Association also elected a few council members
The meeting also appointed Aravind Menon, Head of Supply & Product Development of GroupM Malaysia as Secretary and Sophia Toh, Head of Strategy & Business Development, SEA of ADV Malaysia Sdn Bhd as Treasurer.
The elected council members are 16TWO Communication Labs Sdn Bhd, Astro Radio Sdn Bhd, Carat Media Services (M) Sdn Bhd, Google Malaysia Sdn Bhd, IPG Mediabrands Sdn Bhd, Mudah.my Sdn Bhd, Nuffnang Sdn Bhd, Rev Social Malaysia Sdn Bhd and Star Media Group Berhad.
Besides Nicholas Sagau, Eileen Ooi who was appointed as the Vice President is representing Omnicom Media Group (M) Sdn Bhd said, “It’s an honor to take on the position of Vice President and what more together with an elite council team. I look forward to continuing to elevate MDA’s role in making the leap in Malaysia’s digital industry!”
MDA has organised a number of successful projects and activities previously
MDA was established in 2009 and previously under the leadership of Serm Teck Choon, a number of successful projects and activities were organised such as the famous quarterly held “Digital Wednesday” where it offered a networking opportunity for local publishers, media agencies and advertisers with speakers from relevant fields shared insight and knowledge to the industry.
It also organises the “d Awards” which celebrate and appreciate the best innovative works in developing digital products, designing and execution of digital marketing campaigns.