Young & Rubicam Vietnam appoints Kit Ong as Chief Creative Officer

5 June, 2015


HO CHI MINH CITY — Y&R Vietnam today announced the appointment of Kit Ong as Chief Creative Officer.

In just over 3 years, Ong has helped transform Y&R Vietnam into the market’s most innovative agency. He has instilled a creative culture nurturing experimentation and non-traditional solutions for its most important clients. Nutifood ‘Plastic Bottle Life Vest’ was a finalist at the recent ADC Tomorrow Awards. It was the only Eco-Design winner worldwide at LIA 2014, and at AdFest 2014, Colgate ‘SqueeZee’ won Silver for Product Design.

Since joining Y&R Vietnam in 2011, Ong has successfully pitched and won Coca-Cola, Emirates Airlines, Burger King, Domino’s Pizza, and VietnaMobile.

Malaysia-born Ong joined Y&R in Oct 2011; his almost 25 years in advertising spans award-winning campaigns for many of the world’s leading brands including Nokia, Toyota, Carlsberg and Sony. As Y&R Vietnam CCO, Ong continues to work in partnership with CEO Vincent Van Dessel.

“It always makes me proud when we grow our own talent,” said Tony Granger, Global Chief Creative Officer of Y&R. “Kit is a great creative and a super focused and terrific guy. I know he will do great things and continue to help our agency in Vietnam grow in his new position.”



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

About Y&R
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).

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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