The Outdoor Advertising Association of Malaysia (OAAM) has announced Mr. Maaresh Starling COO of Redberry Advertising as its newly elected President and Ms Mary Koh returns as its Vice President at the Association’s recent Annual General Meeting that was held on 7th April, 2021. Koh is the Executive Director of WOW Outdoor.
The Association’s other office bearers are Mr. Henry Tan as its Secretary who is from Parisign and Mr Bay Chee Leong as its Treasurer who represents United Malaya 360 Media.
The elected Committee who makes up the rest of the Council is represented by Sanctuary Billboards and special appointment/advisor to The President are Spectrum and Seni Jaya.
Starling said, “It is indeed and honour as well as a great responsibility especially during these challenging times brought upon us by the pandemic. Together with my fellow Council, we shall do our best to help our members navigate through the issues we will be faced with. We aim to keep to our vision and mission of building and promoting a sustainable industry with high level of standards, good governance and ethics.”
He added, “We plan to go on a membership drive and have more engagement opportunities with the government and local councils as well as with other industry peer bodies such as the Malaysian Advertisers Association (MAA), the Association of Accredited Advertising Agents Malaysia (4As) and the Media Specialists Association (MSA). This is important to ensure the outdoor industry continues to grow, to be sustainable and to be significant. On behalf of OAAM, I would like to extend our sincere appreciation and gratitude to the immediate past President, Mr. Henry Low for his leadership, passion and drive to alleviate the outdoor industry.”