[BEIJING, 15 November 2010] Ogilvy China today announced that Anthony Wong has been promoted to Managing Director, Global Brand Management (GBM), effective December 1. Anthony also joins Ogilvy's Executive China Committee and continues in his regional Business Acceleration role, based in Beijing.
As Managing Director, GBM Anthony will work with colleagues across the region to identify opportunities for growth with major global clients, develop thought leadership initiatives and drive an active program to grow talent. In his Business Acceleration role Anthony will help formalize Ogilvy's marketing strategy consulting capability across Asia.
“In 2007 I made a prediction in front of 400 colleagues from around the world: Every office will want a 'Wong'. I have been more than proved right. Month after month, year after year, the successes he helped make happen just kept on coming and coming…now clients and colleagues from around the world all want a piece of him,” said Paul Heath, CEO, Ogilvy & Mather Asia Pacific.
“Anthony has been the driving force behind Ogilvy China's business acceleration program for years. During that time it has been widely recognized by clients for real results achieved and we are now ready to amplify its impact across the Asia Pacific region. I am confident that Anthony, as Managing Director of GBM, will deliver more exciting solutions for clients that will ultimately drive their business growth,” said Shenan Chuang, CEO, Ogilvy & Mather Greater China.
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