Bangkok, Thailand (PressExposure) November 30, -0001 -- Russell Conrad, formerly Regional Managing Director for Admax Networks, has joined Medeguide (www.medeguide.com) as Head of Advertising and Sponsorship responsible for developing Medeguide's online advertising and sponsorship activities. Medeguide is a new healthcare web portal to connect patients and doctors online, and is scheduled to launch at the Healthcare Travel Conference in Singapore on June 30, 2009.
Mr. Conrad has extensive digital media and healthcare industry experience having spent eight years with Service Master Corporation, a leading healthcare support services outsourcing company, in various senior management roles in North America, South America and Asia. He later joined Admax Networks, the largest online advertising network in Southeast Asia with offices in Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam
Ruben Toral, Medeguide's founder, said Mr. Conrad was the ideal candidate to lead the company's advertising initiatives given his experience in healthcare and digital media services. "Russ is a proven executive" noted Mr. Toral, "who has a very unique skill set and a great reputation in the industry. We are very fortunate to have him."
Mr. Conrad held various senior executive positions at Admax Networks, including CEO for New Media, the company's digital media company. Mr. Conrad was responsible for providing digital media and consulting services for large multinationals, including HSBC, Unilever and Samsung. He was later tapped to head up the regional advertising activities for Admax Networks, where he worked with large advertising agencies in seven countries.
At Medeguide, Mr. Conrad will be tasked to help the company develop healthcare advertising and sponsorship programs targeted towards large hospital medical device manufacturers and major pharmaceutical companies. He will also be the point man for developing online partnerships and content syndication.
Medeguide is "I am very excited to join Medeguide," said Mr. Conrad, "because it has so much potential. No site I know of brings consumers, healthcare providers and advertisers together so seamlessly."
Medeguide (http://www.medeguide.com) is a web portal that helps patients connect with doctors online, and provides international doctors and hospitals an online platform to promote their services and treatment packages. Scheduled to go live on June 30, 2009, Medeguide will feature profiles of leading international hospitals, doctors and treatment packages.