Head of Agency APAC, Facebook
Neil joined Facebook in 2015 in the newly created role of Head of Agency for APAC. The Agency team works closely with the ad agency community – media, creative and digital agencies to ensure the successful use of the Facebook platform to drive brand and business success.
Prior to joining Facebook, Neil was most recently at Maxus, one of the GroupM media agencies for the past six years. APAC CEO for five of those years saw Maxus triple in size, and win significant new business, awards and industry recognition. Neil also spent a year as the Global Chief Client officer, working with some of Maxus’ top multi-market clients across the globe.
Neil has also had senior client marketing roles in the technology space – he was CMO of Motorola Mobile devices from 2004 -2008 for their High Growth Markets, and was at Compaq in Australia as Customer Communications director. A long long time ago, straight out of university Neil was in brand management in the FMCG space in Sydney.
Rounding out his Marketing and Communications experience, Neil also spend over 10 years in creative agencies in Sydney, Singapore and Taipei – many of those with Ogilvy and Mather and the WPP group. Neil has managed some of the largest advertising clients including Telstra (Australia’s #1 Telco) IBM and Vodafone.
A married father of two avid Facebook and Instagram using teenagers, Singapore based Neil continues to try and improve his golf handicap despite all the evidence that this is as good as it gets!