It is always heartwarming and a matter of pride when a person of Indian origin wins accolades in the international arena. And one such individual is Harmandar Singh. Industry veteran, CEO of Sledgehammer Communications and regional publisher of ADOI magazine, Singh, popularly know as Ham, won the Special Chairman's Awards at the Kancil Awards 2005, which were recently in Kuala Lumpur.
Ham was honoured as "The individual who made the most significant contribution to the development and and recognition of the Malaysian ad industry." He is the backbone of Sledgehammer Communications, who are responsible for the distribution of ADOI Magazine. The magazine specialises in advertising and market communications, and is distributed widely in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia.
Recently, Singh was appointed by the Singapore Government as Marketing Consultant for the Beyond 2000 Summit. He is also the Vice-President of the Malaysia Chapter of the International Advertising Association.