In his new role, Ding will report to Maggie Hu, group CEO of Bates CHI & Partners China, with a dotted line to regional CEO David Mayo. He starts on 3 August.
Ding has in-depth experience in the automotive industry, having been with Chrysler China since 2008, and before that, at General Motors China from 2000 to 2002. He also worked agency-side at ADK, Bates and Saatchi & Saatchi at different times in his career.
Wang’s next role as well as Ding's replacement were unknown at the time of publication.