Social relationship marketing firm, VOCANIC announced the promotion of Charlie Young (pictured) to General Manager of VOCANIC, Singapore.
Charlie’s previous role as Strategy lead, focused on supporting client servicing teams, developing a proprietary strategic framework and driving new business submissions across the region.
In his new role as the General Manager, Singapore Charlie will take on leadership of a larger team, deepening VOCANIC’s client and stakeholder relationships and lead VOCANIC Singapore’s strategy for continued growth in line with their regional strategy.
“As a growing regional firm, we continue to evolve our structure and provide greater opportunities to our amazing team. Charlie is an asset and we look forward to him leading our Singapore business.” says Ian Mckee
“This is a fantastic opportunity for me to help elevate the role of social in the organizations we partner with. I am keen to keep evolving our Singapore business while empowering the excellent talent we have.” says Charlie. “I’m looking forward to working more closely with our Singapore clients and the GroupM agencies and helping build stronger and more involved relationships between brands and their audiences.”
Prior to joining VOCANIC, Charlie was a Manager within Group Digital Life at Singtel and has been a strategic planner at several of the GroupM agencies both in Asia and in the UK. Charlie has experience across a variety of industries from Automotive and corporate communications to FMCG, telcos and tourism. He holds a Master’s in Business from Cass Business School London and a Degree in Architecture from University College London.
As part of VOCANIC’s plans to expand its market presence, it’s strengthening the management team by hiring senior executives across regions. This year, VOCANIC has announced the appointment of Rebecca Ashby as Chief Operating Officer, Vivienne Maguire as General Manager, Malaysia , Shane Crombie as Country Head, Indonesia and Charlie Young as General Manager, Singapore.