DDB Appoints New Managing Director in Guangzhou

DDB Worldwide Communications Group Inc
2007-11-19 12:24 610

HONG KONG, Nov. 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Reflecting the ongoing growth and new wins in Greater China, DDB has appointed Gordon Hughes as Managing Director for DDB in Guangzhou.

John Zeigler, President & CEO, DDB Asia Pacific & Japan said: "We are very pleased to have Gordon join us to lead the Guangzhou business. With our increased focus on China and Southern China, establishing our Guangzhou office is a clear statement of intent to our clients. We see a strong role for the office in driving our clients’ business -- particularly Wrigley’s which we picked up last month."

Gordon Hughes will be responsible for the day-to-day management and operations of the Guangzhou office. Gordon has more than 15 years experience in Greater South China having worked in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Guangzhou. Prior to his role at DDB, Gordon was Executive Creative Director for Leo Burnett, Guangzhou, Greater China. He has a broad range of experience which crosses many industries and clients including: Hennessy, Philip Morris, Konica, Star Cruises, Prudential, Heineken, China Telecom, and Wrigley’s.

About DDB:

DDB Worldwide Communications Group Inc ( ) is the fourth largest consolidated advertising and marketing services global network and the most awarded agency network in the world according to Creativity magazine 2006. With more than 200 offices in over 90 countries, DDB provides creative business solutions guided by its proprietary philosophy and process of Co-Creativity. Home to the world’s largest multidisciplinary Creative Co-Op, DDB and its marketing partners build and deliver unique, enduring, and powerful brand experiences for competitive advantage.

DDB Worldwide is a part of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) ( ), a leading global advertising, marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom’s branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, digital and interactive marketing, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to over 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries.

Source: DDB Worldwide Communications Group Inc
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