Summit, Communicaitons, Asia Pacifc


Hong Kong, November 15th – APACD members have elected a new Board which will carry the association forward in the next two years. The APACD Board is elected every two years and comprises leading communicators in Asia Pacific. Coming from companies, associations and institutions, they represent the diversity of the APACD's membership across regions and industries.

At this year’s Meeting, members elected the following new board members:   


Pierre Goad

Group Head of Communications //HSBC



Azmar Sukandar

Director of Communications Asia Pacific //The Nature Conservancy



Shravani Dang

Vice President & Group Head Corporate Communications// Avantha Group



Michael Chapnick

Director of Communications & Public Affairs // Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Secretariat


Christopher Domitter

Statutory Executive Officer and Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, Japan



Keith Morrison

Director, Global Marketing & Communications, Asia Pacific

Black & Veatch


Christina Koh

Senior Global Communications Director // Huntsman


Michael McComb

Vice President Brand Communication, Greater China //SAP


At the inauguration of the new APACD Board, on behalf of the entire association, Pierre Goad thanked outgoing Board members Penny Shone, Andrew Pickup, Bill Yue, and Rachael Bylykbashi for their outstanding commitment to the APACD during their time in office.

The new Board will carry the association forward, deciding upon the APACD’s activities and initiatives over the next two years, and the future direction of the organisation as a whole. For more information, please see