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GREATER CHINA - Jeffrey Yu, who joined Publicis as the Greater China CEO in February 2012, has resigned from the agency but will continue to work as a consultant to key clients across Asia, Campaign Asia-Pacific has confirmed.
CHINA - SiewPing Lim, OMD’s China CEO, has resigned from the agency, Campaign Asia-Pacific has confirmed.
BEIJING - Billy Leung, GM of GroupM’s OOH agency, Kinetic Beijing, has resigned and leaves at the end of this month. The company has yet to pick a replacement to fill his post.
GUANGZHOU - Ann Chan, GM of Starcom Guangzhou, is leaving the agency at the end of August after eight years of service, and her job will be taken up by deputy GM Ellen To.
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