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Dec 18, 2018

Move and win roundup: Week of December 17, 2018

OMD, Town Square, Kantar TNS, Grey Group, Hooq and more, in our weekly collection of people moves and account news.

Campaign compiles a new 'Move and win roundup' as each week progresses. 
This edition will cover December 17 through 21, 2018. 
Catch up on past people moves and business wins

Dentsu Inc. has named Koki Sato as a new executive officer, effective on January 1, 2019 following Dentsu's acquisition of Septeni Holdings.

 

OMD Australia appointed James Lucas, previously with Ikon, as group trading director for Queensland. He will report to Rob Swinton and join the OMD Brisbane leadership team effective in January.

Video-on-demand service Hooq announced a strategic partnership with Indonesian payment platform OVO. OVO’s user base of 60 million will be able to pay for and watch Hooq content within the OVO app. The service will launch by the end of the year.

Creative agency Town Square appointed former Cummins & Partners and Clemenger BBDO Melbourne executive Lauren Fry as account director for its APT Travel Group (ATG) client.

Kantar TNS Myanmar promoted Rowena Guerin from director of research to managing director, taking over from Jason Copland, who returns home to Australia at the end of the year. Guerin will take up the role in January, reporting to Anne Rayner, regional chief solutions officer and CEO for Myanmar and Cambodia.

Grey Group Indonesia was appointed as official digital agency for OLX Indonesia, part pf Naspers Group, following a pitch. 

Hendrick’s Gin appointed Charmaine Thio as brand ambassador in Southeast Asia. She was previously head bartender at 28 HongKong Street in Singapore, a craft cocktail bar. She will work to drive recruitment and advocacy amongst bartenders and customers, by championing gin education and hosting events.

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