Publicis' Natalie Lam is also named to the advisory board.
The region added six more Yellow Pencils on the second day of the awards, bringing its total winning entry tally to 265.
The coveted Black Pencil goes to a much-talked-about campaign that allowed iPhone users to test Samsung’s operating systems within their own devices.
He will succeed Rebecca Wright, who is inaugurated as president today.
D&AD chief operating officer Dara Lynch interviews the 2021 black Pencil winners about how they made their award-winning campaigns.
APAC work did not win any of the three Black Pencils given out worldwide, as the organisation announced its second and final slate of winners for the year.
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