The Nielsen Company has announced the appointment of Paul Richmond to the position of Managing Director, The Nielsen Company for Malaysia and Singapore.
In his new capacity, Paul Richmond will oversee The Nielsen Company’s operations in both countries, in close collaboration with the local management teams. Paul Richmond will report to Farquhar Stirling, Managing Director, South East Asia, who is based in Jakarta.
Paul Richmond has over 10 years of experience in Nielsen (formerly ACNielsen) across Asia Pacific and the United Kingdom.
Before this new appointment, he was the Managing Director of Nielsen Australia for the last two years, following a successful stint in a similar capacity in Vietnam where he pioneered the expansion of Nielsen''s retail tracking business, and brought about a number of significant developments in the company there.
Prior to his assignment in Vietnam, Paul Richmond worked for Nielsen in Thailand and China, following his relocation from the United Kingdom in 1997.
Paul Richmond takes over from Steve Watt, who has been appointed Regional Client Director for P&G Asia Pacific, based in Singapore.