Phawit Chitrakorn Promoted to Managing Director Ogilvy & Mather Advertising Thailand

BANGKOK, October 4 2011 – Ogilvy & Mather Thailand announced today the promotion of Phawit Chitrakorn to Managing Director Ogilvy & Mather Advertising with immediate effect.

The creative powerhouse, Ogilvy & Mather Thailand has promoted its head of client service, Phawit Chitrakorn to Managing Director of Ogilvy & Mather Advertising Thailand. Chitrakorn who joined Ogilvy in 2003 has played a pivotal role in the development of famous work for clients such as Thai Life Insurance and Karana Travelgear. In his new position, Chitrakorn will continue his leadership role across the agency’s clients, drive new business growth as well as elevate digital to be an integral part of the business.

“Phawit has always demonstrated great passion, dedication and drive in the eight years he has worked with Ogilvy. He has consistently proven that the Ogilvy philosophy ‘great work that works’ can be effectively applied across the Kingdom leading to award-winning work. Under his leadership, the team will ensure Ogilvy & Mather maintains its number one position in the market and ramps up its digital capabilities,” commented Punnee Chaiyakul, Chairman, Ogilvy & Mather Thailand.

“Phawit has a unique ability to build and lead teams that help clients grow their business through creativity” says David Mayo, President of Ogilvy & Mather Advertising Asia Pacific. “His relative youth belies his deep experience in a market that has been built upon creativity in so many forms. He is the perfect leadership fit for our digital future in Thailand and he will use this to play a core part in building our ASEAN presence still further”

Chitrakorn leads an agency with 30 clients and more than 180 staff.

Ogilvy & Mather Asia Pacific
Samantha Burgess-Allen, +65 8525 9226
samantha.burgess-allen@ogilvy.com

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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, 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, www.wpp.com). For more information, visit www.ogilvy.com.

Contact: Samantha Burgess-Allen
Date: October 04, 2011
Office: Bangkok