Jenny Chan 陳詠欣
Mar 13, 2015

Trading places, Greater China: Ngai, Lee, Vaswani, So, Wen

Keeping up with who is where doing what in the fast-changing markets of China, Hong Kong and Taiwan is an ongoing challenge. Here is a roundup of this week's major people moves in advertising, marketing, media and digital. Please let us know if we missed anyone.

Joni Ngai
Joni Ngai

ZenithOptimedia appointed Joni Ngai (pictured) as Performics China MD. She joined with digital, e-commerce and data analytics experience from Razorfish in New York and Havas Digital and MRM in the Greater China region. She was previously digital evangelist of Sitecore before joining Performics.

R3 promoted Sabrina Lee from GM to the firm's first China managing director. Lee has been with the independent consultancy since 2010 and has led client engagements with Mercedes Benz, Visa, Johnson & Johnson, AB Inbev as well as Mengniu, Huawei, Bank of Communications and FAW. 

Lowe Profero promoted Radhe Vaswani to MD for Southeast Asia and Hong Kong to replace Stuart Edwards, who is leaving the agency after 12 years to relocate to Sydney. Vaswani will manage clients including Danone Nutricia, Direct Asia, DFS, Lufthansa Airlines and Millennium Hotels.

John So just started his new job at Vice Media as creative director, after a career break. He was most recently ECD at Proximity China from Sept 2011 to June 2013, where he serviced Puma, Visa, P&G, Gillette, Braun, Bosch, NetEase, Platinum Guild International and SC Johnson.

Carrie Wen is now the head of marketing for ASOS China after clocking two years at Luxottica Group as digital marketing and social media manager for the APAC region. Before that, she was the assistant digital marketing manager for Puma, based in Shanghai.

 

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