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Brian Thom

Brian Thom is Chief Executive Officer of Asia CEO Network, a business he co-founded. Asia CEO Network is an Asia-based primary research firm that connects global clients with leading Asia-based professional experts.

Brian brings 30 years of experience in business management and strategic marketing to Asia CEO Network, including more than 25 years in Asia starting and managing businesses.

Prior to Asia CEO Network, Brian's other appointments included:

President, Citicorp Card Services, Japan. Responsible for starting and managing Citibank's credit card business in Japan. As the first staff member, Brian built a team and grew the business from zero to become one of the most influential players in the Japanese credit card market.

Senior Vice President Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations, Asia/Pacific Region for MasterCard based in Singapore. In this position he served as senior product manager for the MasterCard family of brands in the region, managing advertising, promotion, public relations, product development and the company's MasterCard University member training program.

Global Marketing Head for American Express Bank's consumer banking business based in Paris, where he served as senior brand manager for American Express' consumer banking businesses in Asia, Europe and Latin America.

Consumer Business Manager, Citibank Korea. Set-up and managed the retail branches and credit card businesses.

Chief Marketing Officer for LINA Korea where he managed all aspects of marketing and sales for the Korea brand of CIGNA, the large U.S. insurance company, including strategies and programs for its 1,000+ seat telemarketing operation.

Managing Director of DPSL Limited, the owner/operator of a Sony self-service photo printing kiosk business.