OgilvyOne Singapore Appoints Melvyn Lim as Executive Creative Director

SINGAPORE, April 5, 2011 – OgilvyOne Worldwide Singapore has promoted Melvyn Lim to the position of Executive Creative Director, effective immediately.

Melvyn LimNo stranger to Singapore’s digital and design scene, Melvyn is one of the founding members of The Design Society, an organization that is dedicated to raising the general standards of design in Singapore. He has also racked up accolades aplenty, from Cannes to Clios, Effies to One Show, and Spikes Asia to Creative Circle Awards.

Melvyn’s appointment fills up the role vacated by Pete Moss when he was promoted to Vice President, Customer Experience, OgilvyOne Asia Pacific in October 2010.

“Melvyn has a brilliant mind and is constantly thinking out of the box,” comments Steve Back, Chief Creative Officer, Ogilvy & Mather Singapore. “He has a wonderful sense of curiosity about the world and this inquisitiveness has translated into innovative solutions like the Nike Trackball. I have no doubt that as ECD, Melvyn will help to sharpen our creative product and shape the evolution of this digital revolution.”

Since joining OgilvyOne Singapore in 2005, Melvyn has risen rapidly through the ranks. Currently, he is the global digital lead on the Ponds account. Other accounts that he is spearheading include Nike, SingTel, Economic Development Board and Levi’s.

Ogilvy & Mather Singapore
Long Li Yann, +65 98565405
Liyann.long@ogilvy.com

Jane Fraser, +65 9821 2914
Jane.fraser@ogilvy.com

Ogilvy & Mather
Ogilvy & Mather is one of the largest marketing communications companies in the world. Through its specialty units, the company provides a comprehensive range of marketing services including: advertising; public relations and public affairs; branding and identity; shopper and retail marketing; healthcare communications; direct, digital, promotion and relationship marketing. Ogilvy & Mather services Fortune Global 500 companies as well as local businesses through its network of more than 450 offices in 120 countries. It is a WPP company (NASDAQ: WPPGY). For more information, visit www.ogilvy.com.

Contact: Long Li Yann
Date: April 05, 2011
Office: Singapore