APACD launches Indonesia chapter, appoints lead
The Asia-Pacific Association of Communication Directors (APACD) is opening a new chapter in Indonesia with Fardila Astari voted in as the Chapter Lead for the country. The appointment aims to reflect APACD's commitment to fostering regional and international capabilities of in-house communication leaders throughout the region.
The Indonesian chapter will focus on fostering ties with PERHUMAS, the Indonesian Public Relations Association, which has around 3,000 members nationwide.
President of APACD, Keith Morrison, said, “We’re incredibly grateful for Fardila Astari's passion and willingness to open the APACD network to Indonesian professionals. Her expertise and leadership, combined with Boy Kelana's insight as Chairman of PERHUMAS, will provide a great platform for our members to support the advancement of Indonesia’s communication industry as we close in on the World Public Relations Forum.”
Boy Kelana, Chairman of PERHUMAS, commented on the appointment, "Working with APACD, especially with Fardila Astari's leadership, marks a pivotal moment for us. This collaboration offers an extraordinary opportunity to merge our strengths and create a more unified and dynamic communication landscape across the Asia-Pacific. We are committed to raising the bar in public relations and communication and look forward to our joint efforts with APACD in shaping a future that embodies excellence and inclusivity in communications."