SINGAPORE, October 2, 2009 – Ogilvy & Mather Asia Pacific appointed Juggi Ramakrishnan to the newly created position of deputy regional executive creative director, Ogilvy & Mather Asia Pacific, reporting to Eugene Cheong. Effective February 1, 2010.
Said Eugene Cheong, creative president, Ogilvy & Mather Asia Pacific: “Juggi is a rare talent, he is one of Asia’s most respected creatives; I’m thrilled he’s joined our team. Despite the downturn, we remain committed to investing in top talent for the sake of our clients and their business. Juggi’s remit is to elevate the standard of our overall creative output, with a special emphasis on Southeast Asia.”
Working closely with Eugene Cheong, Juggi joins an impressive line-up of creative talent at Asia’s most awarded creative agency. His ability to deliver big ideas for big clients, and work across all channels, gives Juggi a unique perspective when developing 360-degree ideas. Added Eugene; “Superior creative equals new business: Juggi’s successful track record is evidence to this. His arrival signals everything good and great that we are doing at Ogilvy this year and in the years to come.”
Over the last 12 months Juggi played an instrumental role in winning the SingTel, NETS and Guinness business, as well as boosting their creative standing of his previous agency. Juggi also put systems in place for a seamless integrated through-the-line operation.
Said Juggi Ramakrishnan; I’m excited to join a team of true creative professionals. Ogilvy is the agency that brings 360 communications alive. Their deep knowledge, talent and superiority when it comes to integration is rare, there is no other network like Ogilvy.”
Ogilvy is the region’s number one agency in terms of creativity, new business and effectiveness, working at the center, Juggi will play a pivotal role in extending this leadership across these three measures.
About Ogilvy & Mather Asia-Pacific
Ogilvy is considered to be the pre-eminent global Agency brand in Asia with 124 offices, operating across 29 cities with 6,800 employees. It is the largest and most creative agency network in the region, offering the full range of marketing communication disciplines including advertising, direct marketing, interactive media, media planning and buying, database management, telemarketing, directory services, public relations, sales promotion, graphic design, and related marketing disciplines.