Y&R appointed lead brand agency for Singapore Workforce Development Agency

8 April, 2011

SINGAPORE — Y&R Singapore has been appointed lead brand agency for the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA).

The agency is tasked with creating positive sentiment, awareness, and employer and workforce motivation towards the Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) - a national credentialing system which trains, develops, assesses and recognises individuals for key competencies desired by companies across many industry sectors.

Y&R Singapore will develop a communications plan that will reflect an integrated approach to meeting these objectives across all major media including digital and on-ground activities.
Commenting on the win, Tanuj Philip, CEO, Y&R Singapore said, “Being at the heart of the drive to advance productivity in Singapore is not just another win for us. It’s an opportunity to contribute to the next chapter of Singapore’s economic story.”

Y&R Singapore’s engagement with WDA starts immediately for the next two years. 

Suzy Goulding
Regional Communications Director
Y&R Asia
Tel: +65 6290 8143
Mobile: +65 8511 9524
Email: suzy.goulding@yr.com

About Young & Rubicam
Young & Rubicam is one of the world's leading marketing communications companies. Founded in 1923, Young & Rubicam was the first agency to be founded by a creative, Raymond Rubicam. Today, the agency's work spans the communications spectrum, including digital, viral, social and experiential marketing, to build brands that are irresistible to consumers.

Young & Rubicam has 186 offices in 90 countries around the world. Its clients are some of the world's most prestigious global corporations, including Accenture, Bacardi, Campbell's Soup Company, Colgate-Palmolive, Danone, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Land Rover, LG, Xerox and Virgin Atlantic, to name a few. For more information, visit www.yr.com.

About Y&R Asia
The Y&R Asia network is headquartered in Singapore and has offices in China, Hong Kong, Japan, the Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand, India and Malaysia.

The Y&R Philosophy – Resist The Usual
We are united around a single mission: To Resist the Usual. This philosophy is at the heart of everything we do – our approach to business, our creative product, client relationships, our people. We live to innovate, to differentiate ourselves and our clients.

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