Tom Van Blarcom has been actively involved in communications, management consulting and development for over 25 years. Since taking over TQPR in 1997, Tom has taken the agency to a leading position in the communications field in Thailand and the region, growing the firm to be one the top independent agencies in Southeast Asia. At TQPR Tom has created campaigns and managed accounts as diverse as Nok Air, JP Morgan Chase, Etihad Airways, Walt Disney, Mars Inc., Volkswagen and Swiss International Airlines. Prior to taking over at TQPR, Tom was Group Manager at Burson-Marsteller, one of the leading international communications firms.
Tom had previously been Division Manager with Coca-Cola (Southeast & West Asia) overseeing communications and development of staff at all function levels in 14 countries across the Asia/Pacific region, as well as full involvement as a team member in new country market operations.
Educated in North America and Europe, Tom was with the Peace Corps in Africa, and handled training programs in Saudi Arabia, prior to coming to Thailand in 1984.