Google PH names new Country Manager

By on December 2, 2014


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Google Philippines has a new Country Manager. The internet search conglomerate made the announcement today via tecchie website, YugaTech.

Long-time marketing manager Kenneth Lingan – formerly a Unilever top executive – has been chosen to take the helm of the search engine giant’s Philippine arm.

Julian Persaud, Google’s managing director for Southeast Asia said that “Ken’s 16 years of experience in marketing and brand development will be a real asset as we continue to grow our business from the Manila office.”

Meanwhile, Lingan expressed his enthusiasm over having been appointed by Google to spearhead the company’s possibilities in the Philippine market, which he described as one that is “fast digitizinge.”

“The Philippines is fast digitizing, and I am very much inspired by the possibilities that Google can bring our users, advertisers, and publishers here. I’m delighted to be part of Google’s journey in the Philippines, helping to bring tools and products that make a meaningful impact in people’s lives and enabling businesses to make the most of the Internet to grow their enterprise,” Lingan said.

Lingan holds a degree in Management Engineering from the Ateneo de Manila University.