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Jul 18, 2011

Chris Thomas, CEO of BBDO Asia, gets expanded responsibility for Middle East and Africa

NEW YORK - Already chairman and CEO of BBDO Asia, as well as global chairman of Proximity Worldwide, Chris Thomas is set to add further responsibilities to his plate. From today, he will also be in charge of BBDO's Middle East and Africa region.

Chris Thomas, CEO for BBDO Asia, Africa and the Middle East

It's another big jump for the senior executive who has headed up BBDO's Asia operations since 2005. Just two months ago, he was given the Proximity responsibilities,

Then, he joked that one of his tasks would be figuring out how to turn 24 hours a day into 25. That may now need to be 26 or more.

Still, the network's US leadership is confident Thomas won't be spread too thin....

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