Y&R Yangon appoints Graham Fordyce as Executive Creative Director

3 October, 2014

Graham Fordyce

Multi award-winning creative joins Y&R in Myanmar

YANGON — Sanjay Bhasin, Chief Executive Officer, Y&R Southeast Asia today announced the appointment of renowned creative Graham Fordyce as Executive Creative Director, Y&R Yangon.

Fordyce joins a very successful team that brought home Myanmar’s first ever Cannes Lions. A collaboration between Red Fuse Communications Hong Kong, Y&R Yangon and Y&R Malaysia, ‘Turning Packaging into Education’ won a stunning 4 Cannes Lions – 1 Gold, 2 Silver and 1 Bronze at advertising’s most prestigious awards show.

Commenting on the appointment, Bhasin said, “Y&R Yangon aims to be a creative leader in Myanmar in terms of creating innovative and creative ideas for clients, Marcus and I feel Graham will be a great asset and addition to the Y&R family, working alongside Y&R Yangon’s General Manager Khin Myat Thu.”

Launched on the occasion of Y&R’s 90th anniversary on 23rd May 2013, Y&R Yangon is the first majority-owned international advertising agency in Myanmar, Asia’s newest emerging market.

Magz Osborne
Regional Communications Director
Y&R Asia
Tel: +65 6671 3106
Mobile: +65 9029 9271
Email: magz.osborne@yr.com

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Y&R is one of the leading global marketing communications companies. It is made up of the iconic Y&R Advertising agency; VML, one of the most highly regarded and fastest-growing digital agencies in the world, and iconmobile, one of the premier mobile marketing companies.

Y&R’s largest agency, Y&R Advertising, has 187 offices in 91 countries around the world, with clients that include, Campbell’s Soup Company, Colgate-Palmolive, Danone, Virgin Atlantic, Xerox, GAP, Land Rover, and Telefonica, among many others.

Y&R is part of WPP (NASDAQ: WPPGY).

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

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