"There was no collaboration in my first week", chuckled Publicis Hong Kong CEO Tom Kao in our exclusive interview, sharing his plans for the unification of the group's 13 sub-agencies.
HONG KONG - The Gate Worldwide has hired Kym Ma, Maggie Wong, Gloria Fung and Halo Cheung in a move to strengthen its creative and account servicing teams.
SHANGHAI - Michael Dee, former chief creative officer of DDB China, has made the surprising move of joining The Gate China as chairman and chief creative officer, effective 4 January.
HONG KONG - To improve its creative output and overall standard, The Gate Hong Kong has appointed two creatives with solid 4A agency track records: Denise Wong as executive creative director and Sonic Choy as head of art.
HONG KONG - After a career break to spend time with family, Hong Kong ad veteran Tom Kao, Greater China chairman of Y&R until his resignation in March 2010, will be joining The Gate as chief executive officer for Asia, effective 1 July.
SHANGHAI - Tom Kao (pictured), chairman of Y&R Greater China for the past two and a half years, has confirmed that he is stepping down and leaving the agency at the end of March.
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