Adams appointed chief of marketing at ICar Asia

10 Apr 2017

ICar Asia appointed ex-Trading Post marketing executive, Jonathan Adams, as its new chief marketing officer with immediate effect.

Jonathan Adams, CMO ICar Asia (photo from his LinkedIn profile with thanks)

Adams is also an ex-general manager of marketing and head of consumer marketing and brand management of IProperty Group, one of the leading real estate classifieds in Southeast Asia.

He brings more than 23 years of experience in building brands, digital classifieds and marketing in the ASEAN region to ICar Asia, and has also worked in agencies at Malaysia and New Zealand.

Adams also holds a diploma in advertising from the Auckland University of Technology.

Georg Chmiel, former CEO of IProperty Group, and now chairman of ICar Asia, commented: “I am thrilled to welcome Jonathan to ICar Asia. He was key to growing our brands and business [at] the IProperty Group. It’s great to have his expertise in the business, and to be able to apply his marketing knowledge to the automotive industry.”

CEO of ICar Asia Limited, Hamish Stone commented that Adams understands what it takes to build a classified business’s brands in the ASEAN region, and that he looks forward to Adams taking their brands and marketing functions to the next level.

Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, ICar Asia (ASX: ICQ) owns and operates one of Southeast Asia’s biggest networks of automotive sites. Headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the company is focused on developing and operating leading automotive sites in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand.


Marian Jacob

Marian Jacob is covering South East Asia. Marian worked in marketing and corporate communications for over a decade, covering both internal and external communications. She began her career in professional services, leading up to communications business partnering in various multi-national organizations with progressive cultures. Marian has worked on both global and regional roles within communications. She also provides counsel to companies on strategic communications and marketing opportunities. She was an editor on the Singapore Audit Committee Guidance Committee Handbook for companies.