Dentsu Inc has named Toshihiro Yamamoto as the Japanese giant's new President & CEO. Mr Yamamoto replaces Tadashi Ishii, who resigned in December following a series of public scandals involving Dentsu.
Publicis One Asia has appointed Floriane Tripolino as Managing Director of Publicis One Japan, which is the integration of 3 different entities: beacon communications, Saatchi and Saatchi, and MSLGROUP
J. Walter Thompson has opened up applications for its third annual Helen Lansdowne Resor (HLR) Scholarship --an international opportunity that addresses the lack of female creative leadership in the ad industry.
Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) has announced that Michelle Tham will take on a dual Managing Director role, adding Malaysia to her Singapore duties, effective immediately.
Scotch Industrial has appointed PHD Thailand to handle the media brief for its portfolio of health drinks. The win concludes a five-way pitch that saw Dentsu, GroupM, Starcom and Carat go head to head.
Ruder Finn Asia's digital arm, RFI Studios China, has been selected as the digital agency of record for the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia (PCCA), Asia’s premier sports car racing series.
J Walter Thompson Asia Pacific has appointed Sylvia Leong as Asia Pacific Director of Human Resources effective February 2. Leong originally started out at J. Walter Thompson Singapore in 2000, before moving on to a diverse HR and talent management career that spans the media, heavy industry and technology sectors.
Ogilvy & Mather Singapore has tapped Francis Wee as executive creative director. Wee officially joins the Singapore office following a stint working on a project basis.
BDO is again the world's most awarded network according to The Directory Big Won Rankings 2016.