Ken joins Google from Unilever where he was Vice-President for Deodorants, Southeast Asia and ANZ, based out of Singapore. Before that role, her served as the Marketing Director for Unilever Home and Personal Care in the Gulf Region.
“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,” said Julian Persaud, Google’s managing director for Southeast Asia.
google philippines country manager ken lingan“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,” said Ken.
Ken takes the reins in growing the Google business in the Philippines from Narciso Reyes, who joined Google as Head of Sales – Philippines back in 2012, before becoming Country Manager. He left January of this year, and the Google Philippines Country Manager position was temporarily occupied by Google Malaysia’s Sajith Sivanandan.