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The Marketing Society announces new Hong Kong Leadership

The Marketing Society is proud to announce its new local leadership as the Society looks to accelerate marketing leadership across Hong Kong and the region.

Outgoing Chair, Darren Chuckry, MD, Hong Kong Initiative who has led the Society for the past 5 years will step down from his role and will handover the leadership to Natalie Truong, CMO AMEA & Partner, Mercer, with Hina Wainwright, CMO, adm Group supporting as the Vice Chair. 


Their role will be to lead the Society in Hong Kong, growing the community of senior marketing professionals, curating a programme of events, training, content, mentoring and more that provides opportunities to upskill senior marketing leaders and their teams helping members do well in their careers and to do good for brands, business, partners and wider society.

Natalie and Hina will work with the rest of the non-exec board which includes: Seraphina Wong; Nellie Chan, Google; Edward Bell, Cathay Pacific; Karl Gregory, HSBC and Kiri Sinclair, Sinclair.

Natalie Truong, CMO AMEA & Partner, Mercer: Is responsible for the strategic delivery of marketing capabilities across 15 markets in Asia, Middle East & Africa. Natalie has experience across B2C and B2B in a variety of industries including Professional Services, Financial Services, Superannuation and Telecommunications; in Australia, New Zealand and Asia. She has held senior marketing and commercial roles in leading organisations such as ANZ Banking Group, Bank of Melbourne (Westpac), IOOF and CPA Australia.

Hina Wainwright, CMO, adm Group: Is responsible for leading adm Group’s global marketing transformation and strategy, primarily focusing on brand awareness, growth marketing, insights & innovation and customer experience. Hina has 20 years’ experience, including 11 years working in Asia within leading global organisations. She has worked in a variety of industries, including marketing services, life sciences, engineering and the arts.

Darren Chuckry said: “It has been an absolute pleasure and a privilege to be the Chair of The Marketing Society Hong Kong. I will look back at the many sessions we have hosted and had the chance to connect with inspirational members who I have learned so much from and made lifelong friends along the way. I know I am leaving the Society in great hands, with two outstanding marketing leaders who I have no doubt will do great things with the Society."

Sophie Devonshire, CEO, The Marketing Society said: “Darren has led the Society through its most challenging times over the past several years. His tireless work ethic, passion for the marketing industry and ability to make big things happen has led us to create some memorable events over the years. He has also been entirely selfless with his leadership, going above and beyond for The Marketing Society. I’m not sure that our Hong Kong hub would still exist without his dedication."

Being a member of The Marketing Society means you will be part of an influential global network of senior marketers, across six hubs – England (HQ), New York, Singapore, Hong Kong, Scotland and UAE, all of whom are dedicated to helping to accelerate marketing leadership and being a champion of the profession of marketing. If you would like more information please get in touch with our Business Development Manager Umaima and book a call here.


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