Y&R Jakarta announces new CEO
10 November, 2010
— Y&R Jakarta has appointed Andrew Dowling as its new CEO. Dowling returns to Y&R after a two year stint at iris Worldwide leading the APAC Regional Adidas, Unilever, Yahoo!, Red Bull and global Diageo relationships from his base in Singapore. Previously at Y&R Singapore & Australia, Andrew’s experience includes integrated roles on a number of high profile regional and global brands, including Ford, Honda, Panasonic, SingTel, Optus, FOXTEL, TABCORP, Avis, H&R Block and the Australian Rugby Union.
Matthew Godfrey, President, Y&R Asia said, “We’re delighted to have Andrew back on board. He brings with him not only a wealth of experience across a number of industry sectors but also a belief in common with Y&R that great ideas have the power to influence, changing the way people think, behave and buy.”
Since his change of career from teaching into the advertising industry, Andrew’s category experience includes FMCG, Automotive, Telecommunications, Tourism, Entertainment, Alcohol and Sports, with an in-depth integrated understanding across Digital, CRM, Retail, Activation, Experiential and ATL communications.
Commenting on his appointment Dowling said, “I couldn’t think of a better time to be in Indonesia and joining Y&R Jakarta. Our client partners are looking to Y&R for guidance and leadership; and with Sachin Ambekar continuing to drive the creative product, I’m excited about helping lead and grow the Y&R Jakarta team and office through expansion of both retail and digital services.” Media enquiries
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