Jenny Chan 陳詠欣
Apr 17, 2015

Trading places in Greater China: Chen, Chiew, Ma, Lui, Tonetto, Chu, Nan, Vakidis, Leung

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.

Anomaly's four new hires
Anomaly's four new hires

Anomaly expanded its team by four (pictured) in Shanghai following business wins including Infiniti and Johnnie Walker as well as organic growth from existing clients. Antonius Chen and Clarence Chiew joined as executive creative directors, while Carol Ma and Nickel Lui brought their account management, product development and PR experience to the agency.

Daniella Tonetto was appointed as general manager of sales and marketing for two properties: Sheraton Macao Hotel and the St. Regis Macao (slated to open in the third quarter of this year in Cotai Central). Most recently, she held a dual role as regional director of sales and marketing and as well as leader of the Starwood Sales Organization for the Pacific Region.

Dentsu Aegis Network promoted Pauline Chu, former managing director of Carat Hong Kong, to country CEO of DAN in Hong Kong. She aims to maintain the network's digital leadership as well as provide clients with "high-standard integrated services" across the network.

Nan Dong has progressed in her investor relations and financial communications career to Golin Hong Kong as executive director of the agency's corporate practice. She was senior vice president at Strategic Financial Relations Group for more than five years before the job change.

Johan Vakidis is on a six-month career break currently after leaving his previous company AKQA China. He is focusing on health and family now, but plans to resurface around June 2015. Prior to this he was executive creative director at the digital agency for the past six years.

Connie Leung joined Landor as president for the Greater China region after spending 13 years as chief marketing officer and country head for confectionary giant Ferrero. Leung will be based in Shanghai and report to Landor’s global CEO, Lois Jacobs.


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