Staff Reporters
Jun 3, 2019

Move and win roundup: Week of June 3, 2019

Nielsen China, Havas Group Singapore, H+K China, Nunn Media, Ogilvy, Mirum and Eyeota feature 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 June 3 through June 7, 2019. 
Catch up on past people moves and business wins

Measurement and analytics firm Nielsen has appointed Justin Sargent as president of Nielsen China. Sargent joined Nielsen in 1993, with his tenure including key roles such as president of Nielsen Pacific, managing director of Nielsen India, group managing director of Nielsen UK and Ireland, and retail executive director of Nielsen Australia.

Extending its relationship with automotive distributor and retailer Cycle & Carriage, Havas Group Singapore has won the Mitsubishi account, managing its creative, digital and integrated brand communications as its agency of record (AOR), effective immediately. With the appointment, Havas Group also welcomes Veronica Hong, previously from McCann, as account manager for the brand.

Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) China has appointed Jeff Leong as senior vice president of client strategy, responsible for the development of key accounts and supportive of new business development in the Greater Bay Area, effective immediately. Previously, Leong spent several years as managing partner at Ogilvy China leading the Huawei team, and prior to that held senior client servicing roles at Y&R Beijing, Soho Square Shanghai (part of Ogilvy group), and Bates 141.

Australian independent media agency Nunn Media appointed Matt Crook to a newly created role as head of strategic development and promoted Sarah Thom to head of client service and growth after less than a year as head of commercial. Crook was most recently national CEO and managing partner at AdMatic, which followed more than six years at Dentsu Aegis Network, where he was chief strategy officer and CEO of performance and data. Thom, who joined in August last year, is a former general manager at Mindshare Melbourne and has also held senior roles at Vizeum and Mitchell & Partners. Both will report to Matthew Nunn, founder and director at Nunn Media.

Ogilvy Sydney appointed Gavin McLeod as ECD, effective immediately. He was most recently ECD at AKQA in San Francisco and has moved back to Australia for the Ogilvy role. Prior to AKQA he was the founding ECD for R/GA Sydney and has also worked at TBWA Australia and M&C Saatchi Sydney.

Mirum, part of Wunderman Thompson, appointed Daniel Hagmeijer as managing director of Mirum Indonesia, replacing Daniel van Leeuwen, who has joined Grab as GM of marketing. Formerly the head of brand experience design, Hagmeijer has been with Mirum since 2013 as Van Leeuwen’s partner.

Audience technology platform Eyeota appointed Phoebe Ang as its of its chief financial officer in an international role based in Singapore. With more than 20 years of experience, Ang most recently was Dentsu Aegis Network APAC integration lead for mergers and acquisitions for newly acquired businesses. She also served as the regional CFO of Isobar APAC and prior to that held positions at BBDO and BLUE Interactive, now Possible Worldwide.

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