"This new role is in response to TripAdvisor's continuing expansion plans in Asia Pacific," said Angus Struthers, Senior Director of Global Communications for TripAdvisor. "With the appointment of Jean, we hope to drive greater awareness of the TripAdvisor brand in this region and help our members plan and have the perfect trip on any budget."
In Asia Pacific, TripAdvisor operates sites in 10 countries/regions including Australia (http://www.tripadvisor.com.au), Singapore (http://www.tripadvisor.com.sg), Thailand (http://th.tripadvisor.com), Indonesia (http://www.tripadvisor.co.id), Taiwan (http://www.tripadvisor.com.tw), Malaysia (http://www.tripadvisor.com.my), India (http://www.tripadvisor.in), Japan (http://www.tripadvisor.jp) and South Korea (http://www.tripadvisor.co.kr). TripAdvisor also operates in mainland China under the brand daodao.com (http://www.daodao.com) and Kuxun.cn (http://www.kuxun.cn).
ean joins TripAdvisor from eBay where she was Head of PR for its Southeast Asia business.