April 6, 2006 : Mr. Kishu Gomes, Managing Director/CEO for Caltex Lubricants Lanka Limited has been invited to the World Marketing Conference in Bangkok. He will address the audience on ‘Global Perspectives of Marketing and Branding: The Future Challenges’.
The 2006 World Marketing Conference will commence on the 27th of March to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Marketing Association of Thailand. This event will be ceremonially inaugurated by the Prime Minister of Thailand, H.E Dr. Thaksin Shinawatra. The forum is designed to share global experiences and invigorate new marketing thinking. In a rapidly evolving global market, marketers are constantly challenged to refresh their knowledge base and fine tune their competencies in order to win in the extensively competitive landscape. Mr. Gomes performance during his tenure leading the Chevron Corporation in Sri Lanka has been underpinned with a strong brand philosophy. It is this vision; the Thai Marketing Association hopes to draw from to benefit the participants.
Caltex Lubricants Lanka Limited has constantly been in the forefront since its inception in 1994 and has attributed its success to the clear and visionary leadership led by the guidance and expertise of Mr. Gomes who has 20 years of experience working with multinationals. He is the driving force of the organization and has gained both local and international recognition for his achievements.
The conference will focus on a number of topics concerning the business community spanning over the areas of global branding, innovation, value creation, e-business and the environment. The forum has also attracted a number of leading professionals who have excelled in the corporate world to address the gathering such as Senior Vice President, Beverage Marketing of PepsiCo International, Deputy Director of Planning and Development to the Dubai Government, and Managing Director for Customised Research Products and Services for AC Nielsen. Leading Asian CEOs too have been invited to participate at this event.