Next stop Samoa for Coombes

By Craig Daveson in Marcoms News on
After seven years at NEC and a short stint at NextDC, corporate comms specialist Angela Coombes has settled on a new role as marketing and communications advisor for the National Bank of Samoa.
 
“My passion for playing Rugby and love of the ocean, surfing and travelling have all collided moving to such a magical country,” said Coombes.
 
As a result of the new role, Coombes has relocated to Samoa, though she is still working on marketing, brand and communication consulting for the likes of WTEC, Gilmour Space technologies and Praesidium Global.
 
“I’ve been refocusing my career towards international relations activities, while also volunteering with not-for-profit organisations to give back to the community, so when the role of Marketing Communications Advisor in Samoa was presented, I couldn’t refuse the challenge of supporting a bank in the South Pacific.”
 
The National Bank of Samoa is a dynamic business that is about to make some great changes to the way people and businesses manage their finances.”
 
For a small locally owned bank, the organisation is punching well above its weight and investing heavily into new digital banking solutions to better support the Samoan economy. The wonderful staff at the bank are providing me with much support to quickly settle in and embrace the ‘Fa'a Samoa’ culture.”
 
Having worked for many years as a tech PR professional, Coombes has also held positions at the likes of Fujitsu, Citect and Symantec.
 
Angela can be contacted on acoombes@nbs.ws or swellpublicity@gmail.com

 

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