Kuala Lumpur, March 1 2011- Ogilvy & Mather Malaysia today announced the appointment of Jonathan Aeberhard, Regional Business Director running Coca-Cola and Diageo in Asia Pacific, to the position of Managing Partner of Ogilvy & Mather Malaysia with immediate effect. Jonathan will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Maxis Berhad account in addition to his current client responsibilities with Coca Cola and Diageo in the Asia-Pacific region. Maxis Berhad (Maxis) is Malaysia’s leading integrated communications provider.
Jonathan transferred from Ogilvy London to O&M Singapore in 2009 to run Ogilvy's signature Coca-Cola and Diageo APAC accounts. He will continue those responsibilities in his new role, reporting to Ogilvy & Mather Advertising Asia Pacific President, David Mayo.
Commenting on Jonathan’s appointment David Mayo said; "Jonathan is one of the new breed of holistic communications professionals coming to Asia. He is discipline agnostic and understands exactly how creativity in all its forms drives sales results. His performance so far has made him a prime choice for a broader role within Ogilvy & Mather in Asia and I know he will flourish and grow with us."
“Jonathan is extremely talented, with a fresh, dynamic approach,” said Ogilvy & Mather Malaysia’s Chief Executive Officer Andre Nair. “His appointment demonstrates our commitment to the ongoing delivery of the highest levels of client service in Malaysia.”
Jonathan will relocate to Malaysia in March. "I see such talent and potential in the team," he says. "It's a question of unlocking that potential, which is a unique and exciting challenge."
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