IPRS Council Members

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Mr Loh Bang Wei Marcus

President

Regional Senior Director, WE

Bio

Marcus Loh is a Regional Senior Director at WE, one of the world’s largest independent integrated communication firms, where he offers strategic counsel to the firm’s Tech clients in Asia Pacific.

Concurrent to his role at WE, Loh continues to serve as the President of the Institute of Public Relations of Singapore, a Fellow of the National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre‘s Company for Good, and an Adjunct Advisor at the Singapore Management University – UOB Asian Enterprise Institute.

As the former-Director for Asia Pacific communication at Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA), Loh headed public affairs, media and analyst relations, customer evidence, and executive communication for the company covering Japan, Australia, Greater China Region, Singapore / Southeast Asia, India, and South Korea. Tableau was acquired by Salesforce for US$15.7 billion in 2019 and Asia Pacific has been the company’s fastest-growing presence.

Prior to Tableau, Loh was part of the leadership team that oversaw the transformation of a pan-Asian education group and its eventual acquisition by the Intermediate Capital Group UK from Baring Private Equity Asia in 2018. He counts leading public relations and digital communications for Singapore’s 50th Jubilee year (SG50) in 2015 as one of his most meaningful professional engagements while he was an Associate Director of Ogilvy’s Tech practice.

In 2017, Marcus was named a “Singapore Business Review Notable Chief Marketing Officer under 40” and featured in the “LinkedIn Power Profile for Marketing Professionals”. He has been published in The Diplomat, CNA / Channel NewsAsia, The Straits Times, The Business Times, Singapore Business Review among other media outlets.

Loh completed an Executive Education program with a concentration in Public Leadership from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He holds an M.S from Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School and won a scholarship for his second master’s degree from the Singapore Management University and Università della Svizzera italiana.