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Wednesday, April 04, 2007


Kiwi expat Richard Thomas has been appointed President and CEO of DDB Hong Kong, effective immediately.
“Richard has a wealth of experience in the industry having worked across all communication disciplines. His experience spans three continents and a broad range of client business,” said John Zeigler, President and CEO, DDB Asia Pacific.
Thomas will be overseeing the three agencies, which make up the DDB Group - DDB, the advertising agency; Tribal DDB, the interactive agency; and Rapp Collins, the direct marketing agency.
Prior to DDB, Thomas was Managing Director of David, Singapore - an independent agency within the Ogilvy Group of companies.
Before moving to Singapore, he was Managing Partner of Generator, New Zealand overseeing accounts such as Arnott’s, Nokia, Honda, Singapore Airlines and others.
Thomas has also worked with Saatchi & Saatchi in both New York City and New Zealand. Key clients at S&S included General Mills International, New Zealand Dairy Foods and Telecom New Zealand.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

so we are now getting all the DDB regional poress releases now are we...

suggest we rename the blog the 'DDB imaginary circle'

12:35 PM NZST

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Well done Richard. Just deserts and a credit to your tenacity. All the best,CU.

10:03 AM NZST


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