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Jul 18, 2018

Hong Kong first market in Asia to house Publicis agencies under one roof

"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.

Mar 19, 2013

The Gate attracts four senior 4As executives to creative and account teams

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.

Jan 7, 2013

Ex-DDB China CCO takes the helm of The Gate China

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.

Dec 6, 2012

The Gate Hong Kong hires two 4A veterans to jazz up creative output

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.

Jun 13, 2012

Former Y&R Greater China chairman Tom Kao resurfaces at The Gate

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.

Mar 1, 2010

Tom Kao Y&R chairman Greater China confirms his resignation

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.