Aegis nabs Rob Hughes as North Asia boss

Aegis has secured hired former Mindshare global managing partner Rob Hughes for the North Asia CEO role.

Hughes steps in to replace David Holtham who Aegis said has left the company for personal reasons.

As North Asia CEO Hughes will lead the group across Korea, Japan and his home market of Hong Kong.

Nick Waters, CEO Aegis Media Asia Pacific, described Hughes as a seasoned professional with extensive experience in media and digital across many Asian markets.

Hughes spent three years as global managing partner with Mindshare leading the LG Electronics business.